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The Saskatoon Blades’ top-ranked power play has been blacked out. To make matters worse, it’s actually providing surges to opposing WHL teams. Not only did the Blades extend their scoreless drought on Tuesday with the man advantage to 16 chances – a span of four games – but they surrendered two short-handed goals as well.
Edmonton Oilers winger Jordan Eberle atoned for a giveaway to Eric Staal for a short-handed goal in the third period by stuffing a power play goalmouth shot past goalie Cam Ward in overtime Tuesday as they outlasted the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4. The Oilers led 4-1 early in the second period, but almost blew it, needing a penalty to Justin Faulk for plowing Ryan Nugent-Hopkins into the boards to get the winner 1:48 into the extra period.
EDMONTON — Shots to the head are commonplace in the NHL, but that doesn’t mean that is or should be normal or acceptable. Especially with a class-action lawsuit pending that alleges the NHL historically failed to inform players about the short- and long-term consequences of brain trauma.
LONDON, Ont. – After nearly 90 years in London, Ont., Kellogg Company will shut the doors of its cereal plant by the end of next year, cutting more than 500 full-time jobs.
Edmonton Oilers pre-game: Ryan Jones armed with foot protection, Jeff Petry to sit out tilt vs. Carolina Hurricanes
Once was apparently not enough for Ryan Jones but after taking yet another puck off his foot at practice on Monday, the Edmonton Oilers winger reported for work the next day with guards on his skates.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Next season’s salary cap projects to be roughly US$71 million, more than a 10 per cent increase from this year. That’s the figure commissioner Gary Bettman gave at the NHL’s board of governors meeting Monday. It […]
Two of the top executives in capital-starved Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. have suddenly resigned, the company announced early Tuesday morning. President and chief executive John Zahary and chief financial officer Robert Pearce have tendered their resignations, Sunshine said in an announcement tacked on the bottom of a news release about the closing of its recent financing.
Edmonton-area employers expect a solid hiring climate for the first quarter of 2014, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. Thirty per cent of employers plan to hire between January and March while three per cent anticipate cutbacks. Another 66 per cent plan to maintain current staffing levels and one per cent are unsure about their hiring intentions, said the report released Tuesday.
Canada Goose, one of the world’s leading makers of extreme weather outerwear, is selling a majority stake in the company to private investment firm Bain Capital.