Friendly Battle of Alberta playoff wager for CTV News Edmonton and Calgary anchors

CTV News Calgary at 6 Anchor Tara Nelson and her husband wear Oilers jerseys as part of the Battle of Alberta friendly wager between the two stations (Source: Tara Nelson/Twitter).

With the Edmonton Oilers eliminating the Calgary Flames in the Battle of Alberta, CTV News Edmonton and Calgary 6 p.m. anchors stayed true to their friendly bet.

When the Battle of Alberta first began, the anchors agreed to the friendly wager as they watched the second-round series.

"What do you think Tara Nelson, should we get a fun little wager going on who takes the series," asked CTV News Edmonton 6 p.m. anchor Erin Isfeld.

The pair agreed that the anchor from the city who lost the series would have to wear a jersey of the opposing city and make a donation to that city's food bank.

On Friday afternoon, CTV News Calgary 6 p.m. anchor Tara Nelson posted a photo to Twitter as she wore an Edmonton Oilers jersey and said she would happily make a donation to the Edmonton Food Bank.

Congratulations @ErinIsfeldCTV & @EdmontonOilers ~ taken in my husband’s jerseys last night!! I shall also happily make a donation to @yegfoodbank ~ quite a series! @CTVCalgary @ctvedmonton pic.twitter.com/dBGZGZXlKz

— Tara Nelson (@CTVTaraNelson) May 27, 2022

"Congratulations Erin Isfeld and the Edmonton Oilers," Nelson said. "Quite a series!"

"You are a great sport Tara Nelson," Isfeld replied. "The Battle of Alberta was so fun to be part of in our own little way!

"The orange and blue of the Edmonton Oilers looks good on you!" 

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