Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Edmonton’ Category

Former Edmonton gymnastics coach arrested for sexual assaults in Quebec

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Michel Arsenault

Former gymnastics coach Michel Arsenault was arrested in his Edmonton home Wednesday on seven charges, stemming from sexual assaults in Montreal in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Legendary hockey coach Clare Drake dead at 89

Sunday, May 13th, 2018
Clare Drake

Clare Drake, the legendary University of Alberta coach known as the winningest college hockey coach ever, died Sunday morning in his sleep, friends have confirmed.

Getzlaf and Getzlaf: Ducks captain inspires distant Edmonton-area cousin battling ALS

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
Danny meets Ryan

Danny Getzlaf has good reason to cheer for the Anaheim Ducks when they roll into Edmonton Oilers territory. It’s in his blood.

Oilers fan keeps promise to late father, takes his seat in the stands

Monday, March 26th, 2018
Lynn Mercereau

Lynn Mercereau won’t be joining the onslaught of Oilers fans threatening to cancel their season tickets out of frustration with another failed season.

Young Connor McDavid fan makes power play for upcoming birthday party

Friday, March 23rd, 2018
Alex Farris

Alex Farris is hoping for a guest appearance at his 10th birthday party after sending a handwritten invitation to Connor McDavid.

Edmonton softball coach calls out league policy on transgender players, sparks national response

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Pete Howell

An Edmonton softball coach who raised red flags about his amateur league's approach to transgender players has prompted policy reviews at the sport's highest levels in Canada.

‘Tough as nails’: Fort McMurray boxer Danny ‘Stonewalker’ Lindstrom remembered

Friday, March 9th, 2018
Danny Stonewalker

With his trademark jab and lightning foot speed, Danny Lindstrom could knock almost anyone down in the ring.

Indigenous hockey player in mix for NCAA’s Hobey Baker Award

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
Devin Buffalo

Devin Buffalo, an Indigenous hockey player from Wetaskiwin, has been nominated for the most coveted award in NCAA hockey.

Poor season turned Edmonton Oilers into sellers at trade deadline, GM says

Monday, February 26th, 2018
Patrick Maroon

The Edmonton Oilers traded winger Patrick Maroon to the New Jersey Devils on Monday in a last-minute deal announced just before the deadline.

Edmonton Eskimos survey ponders future of football team’s name

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
FBO CFL Grey Cup 20151127

The Edmonton Eskimos football team is asking its fans whether it should change its name. The debate has been around for years, and Inuit leaders have said the current name is a derogatory term that symbolizes colonial policies.