The Campbell connection in Edmonton — Rick Campbell looks for 2nd Grey Cup win

EDMONTON — Ottawa Redblacks head coach Rick Campbell was just seven years old when he first got a taste of what it was like to win a Grey Cup championship. His father, Hugh Campbell, led the Edmonton Eskimos to the championship in 1978. That win was the first of five consecutive Grey Cup wins by the […]

Edmonton Oilers hire back Paul Coffey as skills and development coach

Former Oilers player Paul Coffey is rejoining the organization as a skills and development coach, the team said in a media release Sunday. Coffey, thought to be one of the best defencemen in hockey history, helped the Oilers win Stanley Cups in 1984, ’85 and ’87. He won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s top defenceman […]

Ovechkin's latest assist: Giving a coat to a man on the street in Edmonton

Known for assists on the ice, Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin notched an assist off the ice Friday when he bought a coat, sweater and hat for an Edmontonian in need.  Ovechkin, in town for a game against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night, was out downtown Friday when he came across a shirtless man. Spotted […]