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The National for May 21, 2018

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Barry Trotz proud of how Capitals dressing room has grown

Washington's head coach discusses the unique feeling of this year's Capitals team ahead of game 7 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Jon Cooper on Game 6 loss: 'We were no good'

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper reflects on his team's 3-0 loss to Washington in game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final.

CBC Edmonton News May 21, 2018

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Washington players 'excited to drop the puck' in game 7

T.J. Oshie talks about the Capitals approach heading into game 7 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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LeBron James sets another milestone in game 4 win over Celtics

James scored 44 points in Cleveland's game 4 win to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA's all-time leader in playoff field goals.

Game Wrap: Bulldogs hand Broncos 2nd straight loss at Memorial Cup

Hamilton outshot Swift Current 56-22 to earn their 1st win at the 2018 Memorial Cup. The Broncos are now 0-2 on the tournament.

Capitals strike down Lightning to force Game 7

T.J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly scored, Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals beat up the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 Monday night to even the Eastern Conference final and force a deciding Game 7.

Late winner gives Hamilton Bulldogs breathing room at Memorial Cup

Marian Studenic scored the winner as the Hamilton Bulldogs edged Swift Current 2-1 on Monday night to win their first game at the Memorial Cup despite a standout performance from Broncos goaltender Stuart Skinner.

Game Wrap: Capitals force game 7 with 3-0 win over Lightning

T.J. Oshie scored a pair of goals as Washington shutout Tampa Bay in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final.

Game Wrap: Capitals force game 7 with 3-0 win over Lightning

T.J. Oshie scored a pair of goals as Washington shutout Tampa Bay in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final.

Indigenous learners get training in life-saving skills in Ottawa pilot project

Five young Indigenous people from across Canada have been learning first aid and CPR in Ottawa. It's part of a pilot project aimed at spreading First Aid skills to Indigenous communities. The program is funded through private donations but organizers hope Ottawa will take notice.

Canada, Latin American group of countries won't recognize Venezuelan election

Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro faced international condemnation on Monday after his re-election in a vote foes denounced as a farce that cemented autocracy in the crisis-stricken oil-producing nation.

Cuban plane crash death toll rises to 111 as 2 survivors still in critical condition

Cuban state media say a 23-year-old survivor of Friday's plane crash in Havana has died, raising the death toll to 111.

FBI, Justice Department to 'review' classified info after Trump demands probe

The White House says top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking as they scrutinize the handling of the Russia investigation.

Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

An Australian archbishop has become the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be charged with covering up child sex abuse.

Anxiety lands as WestJet pilot strike looms

Dana Sorensen booked a WestJet flight from her home in Vancouver to Calgary, where she’s racing in the upcoming ultra-marathon. But the anxiety of a looming pilots’ strike was too much to bear.

Montreal WW II hero, largely unknown at home, honoured as Dutch town's saviour

On the evening of April 14, 1945, Canadian soldier Léo Major single-handedly liberated the Dutch town of Zwolle from the Nazis, in a story that's almost too incredible to be true.

Trump fundraiser sought to leverage access to Oval Office for fortune in contracts from Persian Gulf

Elliot Broidy's push to alter U.S. policy in the Middle East and reap a fortune for himself shows that one of the president's top money men found the swamp as navigable as ever with Trump in office.

CBC Winnipeg News May 21, 2018

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'One of the best seasons I can remember': Sunshine Village wraps up with Slush Cup and a bang

For many, this long weekend was a chance to get out and do some camping for the first time this season, but for skiers and boarders it was time to officially pack up their winter gear. The May long weekend also marks the official end to the ski season and Alberta resort operators say this season is one of the most successful they've had in years.

LeBron puts up 44 points as Cavs even series with Celtics

LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a post-season list and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2 on Monday night with a 111-102 victory over the Boston Celtics, who are looking forward to getting home.

Forest fire prompts state of emergency for RM of Grahamdale

A state of emergency has been declared in the RM of Grahamdale due to a forest fire burning between Ashern and Mulvihill, Man.