November 7, 2012 |
The approaching winter and longer nights make this an ideal time to head north to visit one of nature's most amazing phenomena: the northern lights. And one of Canada 's national parks provides several ideal viewing locations within striking distance of creature comforts. Jasper National Park , (780) 852-6176, in west-central Alberta, is officially the largest “dark sky preserve” in the world. Such places - well away from urban lights - provide superb opportunities for stargazing and viewing the aurora borealis.
February 19, 2013 |
EDMONTON, Canada - Greetings from the great white north. There have been snow flurries most of the day but no accumulation of snow, which is always good news for travel concerns. The media turnout for the Oilers' and Kings' morning skates at Rexall Place on Tuesday was astonishingly high for a regular-season game. It's always fun to come up here and see the level of interest. Jonathan Quick was the first goaltender off the ice for the Kings, meaning he's expected to start against the Oilers on Tuesday night.
August 1, 2003
PRO FOOTBALL CFL Thursday's Results Edmonton 31, Ottawa 26 Today's Schedule British Columbia at Toronto Saskatchewan at Calgary
April 15, 1989
The Major Indoor Soccer League game between the Wichita Wings and Lazers scheduled for tonight at the Forum will be played at 11:05 a.m. Sunday because of the Kings' game against Edmonton.
October 25, 1987
Just returned from Edmonton, Canada, visiting the new mall (817 shops under one roof). You don't have to pay those $100 a night room rental fees. We stayed at the Relax Inn, 18320 Stony Place Road, Edmonton, Alta. T5S 1A7, close by the mall. It was clean and people were helpful and charming. My single room was $32.95 plus $1.65 tax. Reservations (800) 661-9563. ESTELLA HAYES Placentia
July 16, 1988
Jack Lazorko spends 11 years in the minor leagues, always hoping for a shot at the majors. He pitched pretty well for the Angels last year and was rewarded with a ticket back to Edmonton. This year he was brought up for two starts, came within two outs of earning a win over Toronto and he wound up back on the one-way to Edmonton. When all those other general managers were in collusion, who was Mike Port talking to--General Noriega? PHIL BARTOLI Manhattan Beach
December 23, 2013 |
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + Washington's Alexander Ovechkin is the NHL's first 30-goal scorer, his ninth consecutive season with 30 or more. On Friday, he recorded his 400th goal in his 634th game, the sixth-fastest player to reach 400 after Wayne Gretzky (436 games), Mike Bossy (506), Mario Lemieux (508), Brett Hull (520) and Jari Kurri (608). + Tampa Bay defenseman J.P. Cote on Thursday made his first NHL appearance since he played eight games for Montreal in 2005-06.
April 11, 1987 |
No one is mentioning 1982. No King dares evoke that sacred memory. The Miracle on Manchester has gone unremarked upon. The obvious similarity between this playoff season and the one five years ago, when the Kings knocked the heavily favored Oilers out in the first round, is that, again, the Kings and the Oilers have split the first two games in the first round. And Edmonton is still heavily favored. The similarities end there, though.
January 25, 2013 |
EDMONTON, Canada - Wasted days and wasted nights. It could be that mournful country and western song. Any song about a lost dog, a lost love … or a lost hockey team. The early days of the condensed schedule sent the Kings hopscotching through the West, from Los Angeles to Denver to Edmonton to Glendale, Ariz. They weren't able to leave Edmonton until about 1 a.m., hours after losing 2-1 in overtime to the Oilers. This meant the Kings arrived in Phoenix around 5 a.m. Friday and practice was canceled.
February 20, 2013 |
CALGARY, Canada -- The Kings turned their season around and launched themselves on the path to the Stanley Cup when they acquired forward Jeff Carter from Columbus last Feb. 23. This season, he's almost singlehandedly sustaining their hopes of making the playoffs and giving them a chance to defend their title. Trevor Lewis scored the Kings' go-ahead goal against the Flames on Wednesday on the rebound of a shot by Carter, and Carter provided an insurance goal with a shot from the high slot off a pass by Mike Richards at 9:27 of the third period, key elements of the Kings' 3-1 victory over the Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome.