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Calgary dad cheers on high-flying son as Jets advance in Stanley Cup playoffs

Much of Canada was cheering for the Winnipeg Jets as they downed the Nashville Predators 5-1 in Game 7 of their second-round Stanley Cup playoff series on Thursday night, but none more so than Tom Morrissey. His son, Josh Morrissey, 23, plays defence for the Jets — the only Canadian team remaining in this year’s playoff race. “It was a little ...

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Calgary Flames hire Bill Peters as new head coach

The Calgary Flames have named Bill Peters as the team’s head coach. The Flames introduced Peters at a news conference on Monday at Scotiabank Saddledome. The 53-year-old from Three Hills, Alta., resigned as head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday after four seasons and a year remainin… CBC | NHL News

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Calgary holds off Ryerson to claim 1st U Sports men's basketball title

The Calgary Dinos have won their first U Sports men’s basketball title. David Kapinga had 25 points as the No. 2 Dinos held on to beat the No. 5 Ryerson Rams 79-77 on Sunday in the championship game. David Kapinga put up 25 points to help lead his Calgary Dinos past the Ryerson Rams 79-77 to raise the W.P. McGee ...

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NHL linesman's $10.2M lawsuit against Calgary Flames, Dennis Wideman sent to arbitration

A $ 10.2-million lawsuit filed by an NHL linesman against the Calgary Flames and defenceman Dennis Wideman has been stayed by a judge and ordered to be heard by an NHL arbitrator.  Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Willie deWit made the ruling Friday afternoon after the defendants applied to stay the lawsuit earlier this year. DeWit agreed with the defendants’ position that NHL ...

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Bettman blames old arena for Calgary Flames' financial situation that 'continues to deteriorate'

​NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says the Calgary Flames’ financial situation “continues to deteriorate” as the team continues to operate out of the aging Scotiabank Saddledome but maintained his position that he doesn’t foresee the situation changing soon. Bettman spoke to reporters in Calgary on Friday as part of his Western Canadian tour. He said he wasn’t there to make threats, ...

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Gary Bettman says he's been 'accused of evil things' in Calgary

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is heading to Calgary Friday but says anything to do with a new arena for the Flames franchise is not on the agenda. He says he’ll meet with sponsors, some season ticket holders and team officials. But he says he won’t be wading into the issue of a new rink because the Flames have decided there’s no ...

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Calgary Police Use DNA To Recreate Face Of Deceased Baby's Mother

CALGARY — Police have released a high-tech image they say is a likeness of the mother of a baby girl found dead in a dumpster on Christmas Eve. They have also released a composite sketch of the baby. Police say the mother’s image was produced by a company in Virginia that specializes in DNA phenotyping, which can predict physical appearance ...

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Ryan Mclennan, Calgary Teacher Using Billboards To Try To Find Kidney Donor

CALGARY — A Calgary teacher who needs a new kidney hopes the old adage “It Pays to Advertise” will help him find an organ donor for an operation that could save his life. Ryan Mclennan and his wife Shakina have purchased ad space on billboards across the busiest part of the province. The ads feature a picture of the smiling ...

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