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Man dead after shooting involving Mounties on highway west of Edmonton

Man dead after shooting involving Mounties on highway west of Edmonton

ENTWISTLE, Alta. — RCMP say a man is dead following a police pursuit and a shooting involving officers west of Edmonton.
Alberta woman pleads guilty to manslaughter in shooting death of partner

Alberta woman pleads guilty to manslaughter in shooting death of partner

EDMONTON — An Alberta woman who was granted a new trial by the Supreme Court of Canada has been sentenced to eight years in prison after she pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the fatal shooting of her domestic partner.

Oilers sign forward Patrick Russell to one-year contract extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Patrick Russell to a one-year contract extension. Russell, 27, appeared in 45 games with the Oilers last season, posting five assists, 12 penalty minutes and a minus-11 plus-minus rating.
Climate change creating vast new glacial lakes, future flooding risk: research

Climate change creating vast new glacial lakes, future flooding risk: research

CALGARY — Meltwater from shrinking glaciers is creating vast lakes that could eventually pose an enormous flooding threat, says newly published research.
Whitecap offers to buy NAL Resources from Manulife for $155 million in shares

Whitecap offers to buy NAL Resources from Manulife for $155 million in shares

CALGARY — Whitecap Resources Inc. says it has struck an all-stock deal to buy private oil and gas producer NAL Resources Ltd. for the equivalent of about $155 million. The Calgary-based company says it will issue 58.
Pacioretty scores twice as Golden Knights beat Canucks 5-3 in NHL playoffs

Pacioretty scores twice as Golden Knights beat Canucks 5-3 in NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — Vegas forward Max Pacioretty, set back by injury in the return to play tournament, found his groove Sunday and put the Vancouver Canucks deep in the ditch in the NHL playoffs.

Pacioretty scores twice as Golden Knights beat Canucks 5-3 in NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — Max Pacioretty scored twice and added an assist, and the Vegas Golden Knights rallied for three goals in the third period to beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3 in NHL playoff action Sunday. The Golden Knights lead the best-of-seven series 3-1.
Stars take 3-1 series lead over Avalanche with 5-4 win

Stars take 3-1 series lead over Avalanche with 5-4 win

EDMONTON — Radek Faksa and the Dallas Stars are one win away from the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2008.
Goalie Robin Lehner gets shutout, Vegas blanks Vancouver 3-0 in NHL playoffs

Goalie Robin Lehner gets shutout, Vegas blanks Vancouver 3-0 in NHL playoffs

EDMONTON — Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner had the Vancouver Canucks' number again Saturday, stopping 32 shots for his second shutout of their NHL playoff series.
Friday night shooting in Calgary leaves two dead, one in hospital

Friday night shooting in Calgary leaves two dead, one in hospital

CALGARY — Police in Calgary are investigating a shooting that left two people dead and one person in hospital. Officers responded to an area in northwest Calgary before 9 p.m. on Friday after reports of shots being fired.