California power company to upgrade security at substations

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Opaque walls and other security enhancements will be installed in California electricity substations after a shooting attack, the utility PG&E said Monday.

San Bruno gas pipeline bursts during test

WOODSIDE, Calif., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A Pacific Gas and Electric Co natural gas pipeline burst while being tested, sending water, mud and rocks across a California highway, officials say.

Calif. utility spiked gas pressure lines

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- California's Pacific Gas and Electric Co. says it routinely upped pressure on gas lines, including one that exploded less than two years after one such surge.

Lobbyists flood Capitol Hill for help

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers are being deluged by requests for financial help amid the souring national economy and plans for new public spending, officials said.

Illness breaks out on cruise ship

PORT EVERGLADES, Fla., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A cruise ship docked in Florida after hundreds of passengers became ill, the Miami Herald reported.

Calgary 4, Edmonton 3

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The line of Craig Conroy, Dave Lowry and Jarome Iginla combined for nine points as the Calgary Flames held on Monday night for a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton O

Strong winter storm grips much of US West

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Soaking rains in California continued into the afternoon Friday while residents of the mountains to the east braced for the possibility of more than a foot of snow produced by the first major winter storm of the season.

Edmonton 4, Anaheim 3

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Brian Swanson collected three points in the third period Saturday night, including the game-winning power-play goal with 2:37 left, as the Edmonton Oilers ralli

Edmonton 4, Calgary 3

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Edmonton 4, Ottawa 1

OTTAWA, March 14 (UPI) -- Rem Murray scored the eventual game-winner in the first period and Tommy Salo made 20 saves Thursday night as Edmonton snapped a three-game winless streak with

Brian Swanson (born March 24, 1976 in Eagle River, Alaska) is a professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the Alaska Aces of the East Coast Hockey League.

Swanson was drafted 115th overall in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft by the San Jose Sharks from the USHL's Omaha Lancers. He then spent four seasons at Colorado College. While at college, his rights were traded to the New York Rangers and briefly played for their AHL affiliate the Hartford Wolf Pack during the 1998–99 season. In 1999, he signed with the Edmonton Oilers and after spending an entire season with the Hamilton Bulldogs, Swanson made his NHL debut during the 2000–01 NHL season. He spent another two seasons with the Oilers, bouncing around between them and the Bulldogs. In 2003, he signed with the Atlanta Thrashers, but just played two games for them as he spent most of the season in the AHL with the Chicago Wolves.

With Swanson a free agent and the 2004–05 NHL season locked out, Swanson signed with German side Kassel Huskies of the DEL. In 2005, Swanson choose to remain in Germany signing with the Nürnberg Ice Tigers. On July 30, 2009, after spending four years with the Ice Tigers, Brian signed a one-year contract with fellow DEL team, Iserlohn Roosters.

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