Olympic Hockey Results -- CAN v BLR

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Results of Friday's Olympic men's semifinal hockey game between Canada and Belarus:

Olympic Hockey Results -- SWE v CAN

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Results of Friday's Olympic hockey game between Sweden and Canada:

Edmonton 4, Phoenix 3

PHOENIX, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Janne Niinimaa's goal with a 4:06 left Sunday night capped a four-goal third period for the Edmonton Oilers, who snapped an 11-game road winless streak with a 4

Flames defender out three weeks

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The Calgary Flames, trying to pull out of a tailspin that has dropped them into third place in the Northwest Division, will be without defenseman Denis Gauthier

Edmonton 3, Calgary 2

EDMONTON, Alberta, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Defenseman Eric Brewer scored on the power play with 4:57 remaining Wednesday night as the Edmonton Oilers rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 3-2 victory ove

Edmonton 3, Los Angeles 1

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Tommy Salo made 17 saves and Eric Brewer and Jochen Hecht scored power-play goals as the Edmonton Oilers held on for a 3-1 triumph over the Los Angeles Kings Th

Edmonton 2, Anaheim 0

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Jussi Markkanen made 27 saves in his first NHL start and Georges Laraque and Shawn Horcoff scored Wednesday night as the Edmonton Oilers blanked the Mighty Duck

Edmonton 2, St. Louis 0

EDMONTON, Alberta, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Tommy Salo stopped 24 shots for his fourth shutout of the season as the Edmonton Oilers extended their unbeaten streak to six games with a 2-0 victory over the

Edmonton 3, Vancouver 2

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Edmonton 3, Vancouver 2

Edmonton 6, Florida 2

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Anson Carter scored twice and sparked a big third period Satuday night to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 6-2 victory over of the Florida Panthers.

Edmonton 6, Florida 2

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Anson Carter scored twice and sparked a big third period, leading the Edmonton Oilers to a 6-2 rout of the struggling Florida Panthers.
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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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