Canada: More than 2,000 Alberta health care workers oppose vaccine mandate

America 09/19/21, 02:22

Responding to a recent vaccine mandate, thousands of health care workers in Alberta province of Canada have voiced their opposition. According to Health Professionals United, the medical employees were joined by those unvaccinated and those who had already taken the shots. They demanded "principles of medical autonomy, informed consent and freedom of ...

‘Kai the Hitchhiker’ gets 57 years for beating man to death

U.S. 05/30/19, 14:36

A man who gained internet fame as "Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker" was sentenced to 57 years in prison Thursday for the beating death of a New Jersey man he had met in Times Square.Caleb McGillvary will have to serve at least 85% of his sentence under terms imposed in state ...

Edmonton Oilers hire Dave Tippett as head coach

Hockey 05/28/19, 15:24

The Edmonton Oilers hired NHL veteran Dave Tippett as their next head coach Tuesday, the first big move for new general manager Ken Holland.Tippett, who had been working as a senior adviser to Seattle's new NHL team since June 2018, becomes the Oilers' ninth coach in the past 11 years. ...

Edmonton names Ken Holland as GM, president of hockey ops

Sports 05/07/19, 12:41

The Edmonton Oilers hired longtime Detroit Red Wings executive Ken Holland as their new general manager and president of hockey operations Tuesday.Holland takes over the struggling team from interim GM Keith Gretzky and one of his first tasks will be finding a new coach. Veteran Ken Hitchcock will not be ...

Avalanche beat Flames 5-1 in Game 5 to advance to 2nd round

Sports 04/20/19, 00:27

Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 of their playoff series Friday night to advance to the second round.Gabriel Landeskog also scored, and Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Barrie each had three assists as ...

MacKinnon scores in OT, Avalanche beat Flames to even series

Sports 04/14/19, 01:18

Nathan MacKinnon scored 8:27 into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche tied their first-round series with the Calgary Flames at a game apiece with a 3-2 win Saturday night.After Philipp Grubauer stopped Michael Frolik at one end, the puck went up ice, where a pass from Mikko Rantanen sprung MacKinnon down ...

Tkachuk, Smith lift Flames over Avalanche 4-0 in Game 1

Hockey 04/12/19, 00:31

Matthew Tkachuk scored twice and Mike Smith made 26 saves for his first playoff shutout in nearly seven years, and the Calgary Flames blanked the Colorado Avalanche 4-0 on Thursday night in Game 1 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series.Rookie Andrew Mangiapane and Mikael Backlund also scored as Calgary ...

McDavid leaves game with left leg injury in Oilers’ finale

Sports 04/06/19, 23:03

Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid injured his left leg and left Saturday's season finale against the Calgary Flames after colliding with the net.McDavid was helped off the ice by teammate Zack Kassian and a trainer after crashing into the Flames' net.McDavid fell to the ice after being challenged by Flames ...

Burns lifts Sharks past Oilers 3-2 for 2nd win in 11 games

Hockey 04/04/19, 23:03

Brent Burns had a goal and an assist as the San Jose Sharks got a bit of relief from a late season funk with a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.Marcus Sorensen and Gustav Nyquist also scored and Aaron Dell finished with 26 saves for the Sharks, ...

Teen Straschnitzki makes new life year after Humboldt crash

Sports 04/04/19, 02:13

Tom Straschnitzki was wrangling his fussy youngest child when his iPhone buzzed. His hands full, Tom put the phone on speaker and heard the terrifying sound of his oldest son calling from a bus and screaming for help."Dad, you've got to help this time! You've got to save the boys! ...

Rakell scores 3 in 2nd period to lead Ducks past Oilers 5-1

Hockey 03/30/19, 23:56

Rickard Rakell scored three goals in the second period, powering the Anaheim Ducks past the Edmonton Oilers 5-1 on Saturday night.Corey Perry and Devin Shore also scored for the Ducks, who have won two of their last three.Edmonton ended John Gibson's shutout bid with 6:51 left in the game on ...

Monahan scores twice, lead Flames over Ducks 6-1

Hockey 03/29/19, 22:55

Sean Monahan scored twice to set a single-season career high with 33 goals and also added two assists, leading the Calgary Flames to a 6-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.Monahan entered the game with just two goals in his last 19 games, but he broke out with ...

Benn scores shootout winner, Stars beat Oilers 3-2

Hockey 03/28/19, 23:11

Jamie Benn scored the shootout winner and the Dallas Stars beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on Thursday.Alexander Radulov and Miro Heiskanen scored in regulation for the surging Stars, who won their third straight game and tightened their hold on the first wild-card spot in the Western Conference.Leon Draisaitl and Connor ...

Dallas beats Calgary 2-1; Bishop exits with apparent injury

Hockey 03/27/19, 23:43

Alexander Radulov and Miro Heiskanen scored to lead Dallas to a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, in a game in which Stars goaltender Ben Bishop left with an apparent injury.Play was stopped with Bishop on his knees in obvious discomfort at 13:22 of the second period. He ...

Oilers get hat tricks from Nugent-Hopkins and Draisaitl

Hockey 03/26/19, 23:26

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Leon Draisaitl each scored three goals as the Edmonton Oilers powered their way to an 8-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.Draisaitl added an assist, Connor McDavid had a goal and three assists, and Zack Kassian also scored for the Oilers (34-34-8), who moved ...

Campbell records 2nd shutout, Kings beat Flames 3-0

Sports 03/25/19, 23:13

Backup goaltender Jack Campbell made 42 saves in his second shutout of the season as the Los Angeles Kings beat the Western Conference-leading Calgary Flames 3-0 Monday night.Jonny Brodzinski and defenseman Derek Forbort scored, and Tyler Toffoli added an empty-net goal for Los Angeles, which won its third straight.Campbell earned ...

Tkachuk’s overtime goal leads Senators past Oilers 4-3

Hockey 03/23/19, 18:30

Brady Tkachuk scored his second goal of the game 2:09 into overtime as the Ottawa Senators beat Edmonton 4-3 on Saturday and put a crimp in the Oilers' slim playoff hopes.Bobby Ryan and Brian Gibbons also scored for the Senators (26-43-6), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Ottawa (25-43-6) has ...

McDavid, Draisaitl lead Oilers past Blue Jackets 4-1

Hockey 03/21/19, 23:05

Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist, Leon Draisaitl had three assists and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Thursday night.Kyle Brodziak, Zack Kassian and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for Edmonton, which ended a two-game skid.David Savard had the only goal for the Blue Jackets, ...

Smith makes 18 saves as Flames top Senators 5-1

Hockey 03/21/19, 23:03

Andrew Mangiapane, Garnet Hathaway and Matthew Tkachuk each had a goal and an assist and the Calgary Flames beat the Ottawa Senators 5-1 Thursday night.Mark Giordano scored Calgary's league-leading 18th short-handed goal and Mikael Backlund also scored for the Flames. Derek Ryan assisted on two goals.Mike Smith made 18 saves ...

Flames topple Blue Jackets 4-2

Hockey 03/19/19, 23:19

Johnny Gaudreau scored his team-leading 35th goal and Michael Frolik added a goal and an assist and the Calgary Flames earned a 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.David Rittich made 31 saves to win his fourth start in a row. Andrew Mangiapane and Matthew Tkachuk also ...

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