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Skate the Lake for kids cancer heading back to McKenzie Lake

The second annual Skate the Lake for Canadian Children’s Brain Cancer Foundation will take place this Sunday at McKenzie Lake.

The event is inspired by Jordan Feradi, who died at the age of eight after being diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, an inoperable malignant tumour located in the brainstem. 122 more words

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WHL Roundup: Hurricanes Tyler Wong has a big week

Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Tyler Wong is making the most of his last Western Hockey League season.

Wong, 20, had a big week, scoring five goals and adding five assist in four games for the Hurricanes en route to being name WHL Player of the Week on Tuesday. 879 more words

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Flames fall short in shootout

The potential for an old fashioned, rock-em-sock-em Battle of Alberta was in the air.

And, for once, Saturday’s clash between the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers meant something to both squads — Calgary which occupied the first Wild Card spot in the Western Conference and the Oilers who were, basically, trying to stay ahead of the Flames. 640 more words

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Sloppy start leaves Flames a goal short against Devils

The flight didn’t depart until post-game.

You couldn’t help but wonder, though, especially during the early stages of Friday’s 2-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils, if the Calgary Flames’ focus was already in Edmonton. 721 more words

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Cassie Campbell-Pascall shares the ice with 300 young female hockey players at Calgary event

Three hundred female minor hockey players had a chance to skate on Calgary Flames ice Sunday as part of an all-day training event led by Cassie Campbell-Pascall. 432 more words

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Olympian boosts local girls' hockey with a training camp

Girls’ hockey is on a growth power play, and a local Olympian is hoping to add fuel to the fire with a training camp this weekend. 311 more words

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2016 Year In Review: A look back at the events that shaped our world

The year 2016 was one of turbulence and upheaval.

Western countries, particularly those in Europe, grappled with a rising tide of refugees fleeing poverty and Mideast conflict that centered on increasingly brutal wars in Syria and against the Islamic State in Iraq. 1,520 more words

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