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Calgary recruits commercial real estate expertise to revive new arena

Calgary recruits commercial real estate expertise to revive new arena

CALGARY — The city of Calgary has recruited citizens from the commercial real-estate sector to help get a new event centre and home for the Calgary Flames back on track.
Calgary Flames want to extend Battle of Alberta in NHL playoffs, avoid elimination

Calgary Flames want to extend Battle of Alberta in NHL playoffs, avoid elimination

CALGARY — For the Calgary Flames to continue stoking the Battle of Alberta in the NHL playoffs, they need to take their game from good to great.
Capitals' Tom Wilson out 6-8 months after knee surgery

Capitals' Tom Wilson out 6-8 months after knee surgery

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington Capitals right winger Tom Wilson is expected to miss six to eight months after undergoing surgery to reconstruct the torn ACL in his left knee.
Hurricanes counting on home success to offset road troubles

Hurricanes counting on home success to offset road troubles

The Carolina Hurricanes have been perfect at home in the Stanley Cup playoffs. They've had to be.
Woodcroft has Oilers one win from WCF: 'Unbelievable job to turn our season around'

Woodcroft has Oilers one win from WCF: 'Unbelievable job to turn our season around'

EDMONTON — Jay Woodcroft was slicing tape for a team packed with future Hall of Famers.
Panthers' Joe Thornton says he's undecided on playing future

Panthers' Joe Thornton says he's undecided on playing future

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Joe Thornton’s career may be over. Or not. The veteran center, who just completed his 24th season in the NHL and first with the Florida Panthers, said Wednesday that he has not decided whether to retire or continue playing.

Five things to know about the NHL playoffs

Fiery John Tortorella, who served up the infamous "moral victory" line after a close loss while coaching the 2017 Vancouver Canucks, confirmed yesterday he has had discussions about coaching the Philadelphia Flyers next season.
Nugent-Hopkins scores twice, Oilers survive Smith's blunder to grab 3-1 series lead

Nugent-Hopkins scores twice, Oilers survive Smith's blunder to grab 3-1 series lead

EDMONTON — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has suffered through plenty of heartache in the Alberta capital.

Avalanche bring 3-1 series lead into game 5 against the Blues

St. Louis Blues (49-22-11, third in the Central Division) vs. Colorado Avalanche (56-19-7, first in the Central Division) Denver; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -249, Blues +202; over/under is 6.

Hurricanes, Rangers face off with series tied 2-2

New York Rangers (52-24-6, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (54-20-8, first in the Metropolitan Division) Raleigh, North Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m.