Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Edmonton’ Category

CFL coach Scott Milanovich leaves Edmonton for NFL without coaching single game

Monday, January 25th, 2021
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Scott Milanovich has stepped down as head coach of the Edmonton Football Team before he had a chance to watch the CFL club take a single snap.

John Muckler, former Oilers coach and Stanley Cup champion, dies at 86

Monday, January 4th, 2021
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John Muckler, a former NHL coach and executive who was a part of five Stanley Cup winning teams with the Edmonton Oilers, has died at age 86.

‘Promising’ start to health protocols for world junior hockey championship, health official says

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
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Canada's deputy chief of public health says the initial health and safety protocols proposed for the upcoming word junior hockey championship in Edmonton look "promising."

Historical sex offence charges laid against former Edmonton track coach

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
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A former Edmonton Olympic Track and Field Club coach has been charged with historical sex offences against five teen males dating back to the mid-1970s, Edmonton police said Tuesday night.  

Beloved Edmonton sports figure Joey Moss dies at age 57

Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Joey Moss, who worked as a locker room attendant with the Edmonton Oilers and Edmonton Football Team for decades, has died at age 57.

Edmonton Paralympian pleads for return of stolen bikes

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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An Edmonton-based Paralympic track star has been sidelined by the theft of her two training bikes.

Is today the day? Edmonton anticipates NHL hub city announcement

Friday, July 10th, 2020
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It's an announcement that has been anticipated for weeks: the NHL officially declaring its plan to resume the season and have Edmonton host games at Rogers Place as one of two hub cities.

New charity honours memory of Oilers forward Colby Cave

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
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Edmonton Oilers chairman Bob Nicholson remembers Colby Cave as a tireless worker on the ice and in the community.

For more than 24 hours, long-distance racer ran laps inside Alberta town’s coffee shop

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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A 32-year-old man in Valleyview, Alta. was among several thousand runners around the world who competed in the Quarantine Backyard Ultra this weekend.

Edmonton man keeps ‘even keel’ during Beijing quarantine, 54 days in isolation

Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Throughout his career, playing minor hockey in 13 countries, Rory Rawlyk has come to expect brushes with disaster.