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The Calgary Hitmen will surely be well represented in this June’s NHL Draft. Hitmen captain Mark Kastelic, defenceman Jackson van de Leest and 17-year-old prospect Quinn Olson have all jumped up the NHL’s Central Scouting list. In the final ranking, which was released Monday morning, saw...

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DENVER — Michael Frolik, seated at his locker-stall in a short-sleeved shirt, pauses midway through a sentence and points to his right arm as proof. “If you talk about it, I still get goosebumps, chills. It’s crazy.” The topic of conversation is something that none of his current Calgary...

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Lawyer for convicted killer Edward Downey wants to question juror about her political connections

The political connections of one of the jurors who convicted double-murderer Edward Downey may have made her ineligible to serve, his lawyer argued Monday. Defence counsel Gavin Wolch wants Justice Beth Hughes to order an inquiry into the juror’s past to determine if her political involvement...

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Preliminary inquiry begins in murder of southern Alberta woman in 2002

Crown prosecutors began calling evidence Monday which they hope will send a Quebec man to trial in Calgary for the 17-year-old murder of his girlfriend. Stephane Parent faces a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the Valentine’s Day, 2002, killing of Adrienne McColl. At the request...

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Flames’ Matthew Tkachuk inspired by Tiger

DENVER — Last summer, he was on Tiger’s tail. With the 2018 PGA Championship in his hometown of St. Louis, Calgary Flames left-winger Matthew Tkachuk was among the thousands lining the ropes for a glimpse of golf legend — and now 15-time major champion — Tiger Woods at Bellerive Country...

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Flames vow to be more physical in Colorado tonight

The Colorado Avalanche were the more desperate team in Game 2, and they got rewarded for it with a tied-series. On Monday night in Denver (8 p.m.,CBC, Sportsnet 960 The Fan), the Calgary Flames are aiming to show a little desperation themselves and reclaim control of this first-round matchup....

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Been a long campaign. But it takes longer to walk through the mud. When the Notley NDP decided the only way to win was to paint a bullseye on United Conservative leader Jason Kenney, the election campaign got strange, more a slimefest than a fight over ideas. With election day upon us, a lot of...

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SCIENCE ISN’T SETTLED? Re: On Vince Marin’s letter regarding climate change, I noticed your response was as dismissive as your response to a previous letter I wrote on the same topic. It’s clear to me that you, sir or madam, have been indoctrinated into the new religion of climate change....

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It’s not just you. For more than three weeks, Alberta has witnessed one of its more acrimonious election campaigns in recent memory. Voting day is Tuesday and I get the sense many of you just want the electioneering to be over with. Between the slow drip of sometimes-damning news about the United...

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MacKinnon reminds Flames what he’s capable of

It all happened so quickly. That’s what really catches the eye when you rewatch it. The Calgary Flames were deep in the Colorado Avalanche zone and seemingly had their opponents right where they want them eight minutes into overtime. Then, Avs defenceman Ian Cole collected the puck. A quick pass...

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Flames look to get the most out of red-hot Bennett

Sam Bennett is living up to his reputation as a guy who really shines once the playoffs get going. Now, the Calgary Flames have to figure out a way to take full advantage of that. In the third period of Saturday night’s Game 2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche, Bennett found himself on the Flames...

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Flames have no reason to panic after Avs even series

To contrast the Calgary Flames’ current situation, let’s first look at the Eastern Conference first-round series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Columbus Blue Jackets. After three games, the best team in the National Hockey League’s regular season has been shocked by the plucky Blue...

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The ending was painful, but it’s the start that really stings. Blowing a 2-1 lead in the dying minutes of a playoff game and then falling in overtime hurts, but at least the Calgary Flames can look at the way they played on Saturday night and feel like they were playing pretty well before Nathan...

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