(As of 12:01 a.m.)

PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS: 

The Prince George Spruce Kings leave Wednesday morning for Brooks, site of the national junior A hockey championship May 11-19.

The schedule is right here.

PG SPRUCE KINGS NATIONAL SCHEDULE:

Sunday, May 12th: PG Spruce Kings  vs.  Oakville Blades  (1:00 PT)
Monday, May 13th: PG Spruce Kings  vs.  Ottawa Jr. Senators  (6:00 PT)
Wednesday, May 15th: PG Spruce Kings  vs.  Portage Terriers (6:00 PT)
Thursday, May 16th: PG Spruce Kings  vs.  Brooks Bandits  (6:00 PT)

The tournament semi-finals are Saturday, May 18th at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. PT and the final goes Sunday, May 19th at 2:00 p.m. PT.

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The BCHL champion Spruce Kings are 20-3 in the post-season after winning the Doyle Cup Pacific Region championship four games to two over the Brooks Bandits.

Patrick Cozzi of the P.G. Spruce Kings is the BCHL Player of the Week.

The just-turned 21-year-old Cozzi scored four goals and added an assist in three games, all wins on home ice against Brooks.

SPRUCE KINGS-BANDITS DOYLE CUP RESULTS:

Game 1 Friday, April 26th, 2019 @ BROOKS  PG won 2-0
Game 2 Saturday, April 27th, 2019 @ BROOKS  Brooks won 3-1
Game 3 Sunday, April 28th, 2019 @ BROOKS  Brooks won 4-0.
Game 4 Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 @ RMCA  PG won 3-1
Game 5 Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 @ RMCA  PG won 4-1
Game 6 Saturday, May 4th, 2019 @ RMCA  PG won 4-2


NHL
: (2 Monday playoff games)

Colorado Avalanche  4  San Jose Sharks  3 (OT)
(Captain Gabriel Landeskog scored at 2:32 of overtime as the Avs tied the second-round series
3-3. The 7th and deciding game will go Wednesday night at 6:00 in San Jose)

Boston Bruins  3  Columbus Blue Jackets  0
(Tuukka Rask made 39 saves for his 6th career playoff shutout. The Bruins won the series 4-2 to advance to the Eastern Conference final against the Carolina Hurricanes)

The St. Louis Blues host the Dallas Stars tonight (5:00 PT) in the 7th and deciding game of their Western Conference semi-final.

The NHL playoff schedule is right here.


WHL:
(Ed Chynoweth Cup)

The WHL final has shifted to Langley for game three tonight as well as games four and five Wednesday and Friday.

The Prince Albert Raiders and the Vancouver Giants are tied 1-1.

The Giants won the opener 5-4 Friday and the Raiders bounced back with a 4-0 victory Saturday.

P.A. is 11-0 when scoring first in the 2019 playoffs and 55-0 when including the regular season.

The winner of the series will advance to the Memorial Cup May 16 to 26 in Halifax.

DATE GAME AWAY HOME TIME
Friday, May 3 1 Vancouver at Prince Albert Van won 5-4
Saturday, May 4 2 Vancouver at Prince Albert PA won 4-0
Tuesday, May 7 3 Prince Albert at Vancouver 7 p.m. PT
Wed., May 8 4 Prince Albert at Vancouver 7 p.m. PT
Friday, May 10 5 Prince Albert at Vancouver 7:30 p.m. PT
Sunday, May 12 6* Vancouver at Prince Albert 5 p.m. PT
Monday, May 13 7* Vancouver at Prince Albert 6 p.m. PT

*= if necessary

 

PG SENIOR LACROSSE:

Westwood Pub Devils  15  Northland Nissan Assault  4

Prince George Senior Lacrosse continues tonight (Tuesday) at 8:00 in Quesnel as the Crossfire play the RPR Mechanical/Jr Construction Bandits.

League Standings:

Westwood Pub Devils  2-0
Mackenzie Conifex Power Lumberjacks  1-0
RPR Mechanical/Jr Construction Bandits  0-1
Northland Nissan Assault  0-1
Quesnel Summit Electric Crossfire  0-1


UNBC TIMBERWOLVES:

Prince George city all-star Isabel Fuller has committed to play for the UNBC Timberwolves in the 2019-20 Canada West women’s basketball season.

A five-foot-ten guard, Fuller has played for the College Heights senior girls team since Grade 9.

NBA: (2 playoff games Monday)

Houston Rockets  112  Golden State Warriors  108
(The best-of-seven Western semi-final is tied 2-2 with game five Wednesday (7:30) in Oakland  and game six Friday night in Houston)

Milwaukee Bucks  113  Boston Celtics  101
(The Bucks lead the second-round series 3-1 with game five Wednesday (5:00 PT) in Milwaukee)

The Toronto Raptors are home against the Philadelphia 76’ers (5:00 PT) in the early NBA playoff game tonight (Tuesday).

The late game (7:30) has the Portland Trail Blazers at the Denver Nuggets.

Both Conference semi-final series are tied 2-2.

The NBA playoff schedule is right here.

 

MLB: 

Minnesota Twins  8  Toronto Blue Jays  0

It was the 6th loss in the last seven games for the (15-20) Blue Jays.

The same teams play again tonight (4:00 PT) in Toronto.

The Blue Jays are 4th in the A.L. East, 7.5 games behind the division leading Tampa Bay Rays.

The (21-12) Twins lead the Central Division.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.