Battle of Alberta allegiances split NHL fans across province


              Fans cheer during the opening ceremony before the Los Angeles Kings take on the Edmonton Oilers in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Monday, May 2, 2022 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              Fans cheer during the opening ceremony before the Los Angeles Kings take on the Edmonton Oilers in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Monday, May 2, 2022 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              An Edmonton Oilers fan gestures during the third period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings Friday, May 6, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
            
              Edmonton Oilers fans cheer a goal during the third period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              Edmonton Oilers fans cheer a goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period in Game 7 of a first-round series in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              Calgary Flames fans wait for Game 1 of the team's NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              Calgary Flames fans sing the Canadian national anthem before Game 1 of the team's NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Battle of Alberta allegiances split NHL fans across province