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Flames legend Al MacInnis was 1989 Conn Smythe winner thanks to record point streak and feared slapper


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MacInnis, now enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame, is among them.

Back in the spring of 1989, he was not just the Flames’ leading point-producer. He won the overall playoff scoring crown with 31 points, six clear of the pack.

“He was absolutely incredible,” Maher said. “Don’t forget, he had that point streak, too — he went 17 straight games with a point, which was a record for a defenceman. He was one short of the record set by Bryan Trottier — and I think it still stands — at 18.

“In the last 17 games, Al had points in every game. Of course, he couldn’t go any further.”

The point streak was halted — one shy of Trottier’s record that does, indeed, still stand — because the Flames were slurping champagne from Lord Stanley’s shiny mug, having...

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College Football Frenzy: Pac-12 joins the fray with November return

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AP TOP 25

Rank (last week) Record

1. Clemson (1) 2-0

2. Alabama (2) 0-0

3. Oklahoma (3) 1-0

4. Georgia (4) 0-0

5. Florida (5) 0-0

6. LSU (6) 0-0

7. Notre Dame (7) 2-0

8. Auburn (8) 0-0

8. Texas (9) 1-0

10. Texas A&M (10) 0-0

11. North Carolina (12) 1-0

12. Miami (17) 2-0

13. UCF (14) 1-0

14. Cincinnati (13) 1-0

15. Oklahoma State (11) 1-0

16. Tennessee (15) 0-0

17. Memphis (16) 1-0

18. BYU (21) 1-0

19. Louisiana (19) 2-0

20. Virginia Tech (20) 0-0

21. Pittsburgh (21) 2-0

22. Army (22) 2-0

23. Kentucky (24) 0-0

24. Louisville (18) 1-1

25. Marshall (NR) 2-0

NR — not ranked

GAME TO WATCH

#23 KENTUCKY at #8 AUBURN (-7.5)

Saturday, noon ET, in Auburn, Ala., TSN

Lots of love for Kentucky, but this is Auburn — one of the...

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Rocky Mountain Motor Sports breaks ground on track near Carstairs

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In that spirit, there will be an emphasis on performance driving schools similar to the one that Doug Hall ran at the Race City Speedway for years.

Hall has been driving on tracks for 30 years. He makes around 10 trips to Edmonton to drive on the track there and has also driven and taught on courses across North America.

Hall will be spending a lot of time at the new track near Carstairs, but emphasized that there are real benefits to having a track and a performance driving school for everyone in the city.

“It’s hard to make safety fun, but this is one activity that really, really nails it,” Hall said. “The people who go through these driving courses, I’m convinced they’re the best drivers on the road...

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Natalya Neidhart: Jann Arden talks second season of her hit show


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Jann and I first connected over our parents struggling with Alzheimer’s. I was always inspired by how she handled her mom’s diagnosis with Alzheimer’s and how she was able to use her mother’s health battle as a way to help others going through the same thing. What I love about Jann is that she is very unselfish, in that she wants others to shine. The way Jann forever puts her mother on a pedestal reminds me of how I feel about my dad, long after each have passed on.

Jann Arden and her mother, Joan. Photo by Jann Arden /Instagram

Jann said: “My mom was the absolute best person on the planet. She was so funny, warm, helpful and cheery. My gosh, the woman was so positive all the time no matter what was going on...

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Bell: Trudeau plays Canadians for suckers and he could win


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Michelle Rempel Garner attends a press conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable ORG XMIT: OTW104
File photo: Michelle Rempel Garner attends a press conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada January 29, 2020. Photo by REUTERS/Blair Gable

Trudeau dipsy-doodles around the WE Charity scandal, the politicians are sent packing and now the PM hits the reset button with more than a few Canadians once again stricken with amnesia.

And Alberta is where it is. Chalk up another one in the loss column.

What’s that slice of wisdom?

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, expecting different results.

There is no different result.

Rempel says Alberta needed a clear message from Trudeau. Didn’t happen. It was a nothing burger.

“We’ve got a fight ahead here...

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Letters, Sept. 24: ‘Council has done nothing but hurt Calgarians’

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NO THANKS?
Apparently the chain of Middle Eastern events would have just seen this historic peace agreement fall into place even if America had no president? I can’t help but think that President Donald Trump’s decision to locate the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem had a great deal to do with giving others cause to rethink their approach to the State of Israel! Hence, this ‘sudden’ bit of good news.
DAN DRINKALL
(Historic stuff.)

EMPATHY MISSING
Members of the Manson gang testified that after the grisly murder of actress Sharon Tate, they raided the fridge and lingered long enough at the crime scene to enjoy a snack...

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Calgary Stampede cites ‘safety and sustainability’ in switching to three chuckwagons per heat

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“If you want it to be a sport and you want to keep the heritage and history of chuckwagon racing alive in Calgary, you’re killing it by doing it this way,” he said. “They already went from four outriders to two outriders (in 2011) and lost a whole bunch of the excitement. And now you’re going down to three wagons.

“I’m going to tell you, it’s boring watching three wagons compared to four wagons. It’s not like the NHL where you go from five-on-five to four-on-four, and the four-on-four is more exciting and then three-on-three is more exciting. It’s not. It’s the other way around. Your entertainment value is going the opposite direction.”

Kristina Barnes, manager of communications and media relations for the Stampede, stressed the changes “...

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Calgary football sensation Blair named to Canada West Hall of Fame

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Calgary’s electric offence led the country in scoring that season (317), as the Dinos topped the Canada West regular-season standings with a 6-2 record, before earning an epic 32-30 overtime win over the Saskatchewan Huskies in the Hardy Cup.

“In 1995, we knew the Hardy Cup final against Saskatchewan would likely be for a trip to the Vanier,” said Blair back in 2014. “It was one of the greatest games I have ever been a part of, not because of my personal performance but just an epic football game.

“A great catch by Brett Campbell on the sidelines set up our field goal to tie the game. I remember that game like it was last week. Our league was so tough that year. We were in lots of close games and went 6-2.”

He would go on to be named Hec Crighton Tro...

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Calgary’s Dawodu enters UFC 253 bout with sights on top featherweights

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“At the same time, I’m a shark and I’m on the same level as these guys, if not better. This is my 71st fight coming up. I’m a former world champion kickboxer, I was the best amateur, decorated kickboxer there was, so there’s nothing I haven’t been through and nothing I can’t handle. I’m definitely at the top with these guys and I’m right there with them.”

Dawodu has every reason to believe in himself. He’s riding a four-fight win streak and with the exception of a loss in his UFC debut to Danny Henry, has never really looked all that troubled in the octagon since joining the promotion in 2018.

His MMA record is 11-1-1 and he’s comfortably handled every step up in competition the UFC has thrown his way, whether it was from Austin Arnett to K...

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