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Henn OvertimeReschedulingCalgary Minor Hockey rescheduling overtime indicative of ice situation

The Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup in 1996 in triple overtime. The Dallas Stars did the same in 1999. More recently, Patrick Kane won the Stanley cup in overtime for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010.

TightTurnNew accessible boards at Canada Olympic Park one feature helping teams play

Sixteen-year-old Harrison Orpe said he has always wanted to play hockey.

But the teen has been wheelchair bound since birth, and he was on the sidelines watching his twin brother, Mitchell, play.

"I found sledge hockey when I was about seven years old — and I fell in love with it," Harrison said.

Tournament to introduce junior derby in Calgary

derbyRoller derby is still a fresh sport in Alberta, but the derby fever is spreading across the province and more leagues are forming each year.

IMG 6200Calgary Combative Sports Commission to regulate professional fighting giant July 21

When Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White announced the first-ever UFC event in Calgary in front of a legion of fans at Flames Central on March 21, his smile could light up the room.

UFC 149 will take place July 21 at the Scotiabank Saddledome and is part of the UFC's plan to hold three annual events in Canada through to 2014.