NHL: Detroit 5, St. Louis 1

DETROIT, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Pavel Datsyuk scored a goal and had an assist Wednesday night as the Detroit Red Wings topped St. Louis, 5-1.

Blues trade Chris Pronger to Edmonton

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Blues, saying they could not meet Chris Pronger's desire for a long-term contract, traded him to the Edmonton Oilers for three defensemen.

Canada in World Cup hockey final

TORONTO, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Vincent Lecavalier scored 3:45 into overtime Saturday to give Canada to a 4-3 victory over the Czech Republic and a berth in the World Cup final.

Canada, Slovakia reach World Hockey semis

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 6 (UPI) -- Canada defeated Finland 5-4 in overtime and Slovakia beat Switzerland 3-1 Thursday to reach the semifinals of the World Hockey Championships.

NHL: Edmonton 5, San Jose 2

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 21 (UPI) -- Rookie defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron recorded his first career two-goal game Sunday to help Edmonton post its fourth straight win, 5-2 over San Jose.

NHL: Edmonton 4, Chicago 3 (OT)

CHICAGO, March 7 (UPI) -- Rookie center Jarret Stoll scored 44 seconds into overtime Sundsay to lead Edmonton to a 4-3 victory over Chicago and a sweep of their season series.

NHL: Edmonton 4, Vancouver 3 (OT)

EDMONTON, Alberta, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Defenseman Eric Brewer knocked in a shot off the crossbar Saturday to give Edmonton a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks in overtime.

NHL: Edmonton 4, Columbus 4 (OT)

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Eric Brewer scored 5:45 into the third period Sunday as the Edmonton Oilers rallied for a 4-4 tie with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

NHL: New Jersey 3, Edmonton 2 (OT)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Patrik Elias set up Sergei Brylin's tying goal late in the third period, then scored 41 seconds into overtime Monday as New Jersey beat Edmonton, 3-2.

Canada reaches world semis

TURKU, Finland, May 7 (UPI) -- Canada blew a two-goal lead before defenseman Eric Brewer scored 37 seconds into overtime Thursday for a 3-2 win over Germany in the quarterfinals of the World

In Sports from United Press International

Senators, Devils advance to conference semis

Dallas 5, Edmonton 2

DALLAS, April 17 (UPI) -- Scott Young and Sergei Zubov scored power-play goals 53 seconds apart midway through the first period Thursday night as the Dallas Stars defeated the Edmonton O

Dallas 6; Edmonton 1

DALLAS, April 11 (UPI) -- Scott Young scored twice in a five-minute span late in the first period Friday night as the Dallas Stars routed Edmonton, 6-1.

NY Islanders 5, Edmonton 2

EDMONTON, Alberta, March 14 (UPI) -- Shawn Bates scored the go-ahead goal with 5:51 left in the second period and Mark Parrish ended a 14-game drought Thursday night as the New York Islanders erupt
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Eric Brewer
St. Louis Blues defenseman Eric Brewer skates against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks December 21, 2005, in Anaheim, Calif. (UPI Photo/John Hayes)

Eric A. Brewer is the main inventor of a wireless networking scheme called WiLDNet which promises to bring low-cost connectivity to rural areas of the developing world. He also was made a tenured professor at UC Berkeley at the age of 32. In 1996, Brewer co-founded Inktomi Corporation. He is known for formulating the CAP Theorem about distributed network applications.

Brewer received a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) from UC Berkeley and later an MS and PhD in EECS from MIT.

Eric Brewer is the 2009 recipient of the ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences "for his contributions to the design and development of highly scalable Internet services."

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