(As of 12:01 a.m.)


The Prince George Spruce Kings begin play this weekend in the national junior A hockey championship in Brooks, Alberta.

The Spruce Kings will be the only one of the five teams in the tournament not to play on Saturday.

Prince George has its round-robin opener Sunday afternoon (1:00 PT) against the Oakville Blades.

The BCHL and Doyle Cup champions are 20-3 in the post-season.

The schedule is right here.


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.

(Ed Chynoweth Cup)

The Prince Albert Raiders are a victory away from becoming WHL champions.

The Raiders enjoy a 3-1 lead over the Vancouver Giants with game five in the best-of-seven final tonight in Langley.

P.A. is 13-0 when scoring first in the 2019 playoffs and 57-0 when including the regular season.

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

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 PA won 8-2
Wed., May 8 4 Prince Albert at Vancouver PA won 1-0
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


: (1 Thursday playoff game)

Boston Bruins  5  Carolina Hurricanes  2

The Bruins trailed 2-1 after two but took control of the game with a pair of power play goals, just 28 seconds apart, early in the third.

The Hurricanes loss ended their six-game win streak.

The Bruins lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference final 1-0 with game two Sunday (Noon PT) in Boston.

The NHL Western Conference final begins Saturday (5:00 PT) with the St. Louis Blues at the San Jose Sharks.

The NHL playoff schedule is right here.


Team Canada opens the 2019 men’s world hockey championship in Slovakia today (7:15 a.m. PT) against Finland.

Canada is without John Tavares who suffered an oblique injury in practice and has returned home to Toronto for further evaluation.

The tournament consists of 16 teams; two groups of eight.

Gold and bronze medal games will be played on Sunday, May 26.

The schedule is right here.


PG SENIOR LACROSSE: (Thursday in Quesnel)

Northland Nissan Assault  12  Quesnel Crossfire  1

Prince George Senior Lacrosse continues this weekend in Mackenzie.

The Lumberjacks host Northland Nissan Assault Saturday night at 8:00 and Sunday morning at 11:00.

League Standings:

Westwood Pub Devils  3-0
Mackenzie Conifex Power Lumberjacks  1-0
Northland Nissan Assault  1-1
RPR Mechanical/JR Construction Bandits  1-2
Quesnel Summit Electric Crossfire  0-3

(2 playoff games Thursday)

Philadelphia 76’ers  112  Toronto Raptors  101

The best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final is tied 3-3 with the 7th and deciding game Sunday (4:00 p.m. PT) in Toronto.

The winner plays the Milwaukee Bucks.

Portland Trail Blazers  119  Denver Nuggets  108

The best-of-seven Western Conference semi-final is tied 3-3 with the 7th and deciding game Sunday in Denver.


The Golden State Warriors won’t have Kevin Durant in their lineup for the remainder of the series against the Houston Rockets because of a right calf strain.

The Warriors lead 3-2 with game six tonight (6:00 PT) in Houston.

The NBA playoff schedule is right here.



The slumping Toronto Blue Jays host the Chicago White Sox tonight.

The (15-22) Blue Jays have lost five straight and eight of their last nine games.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.