(As of 12:01 a.m.)  UPDATED at 3:30 p.m.

Happy Mother’s Day!

NATIONAL JUNIOR A CHAMPIONSHIP–(in Brooks, Alberta)

The Prince George Spruce Kings played their tournament opener this afternoon against the Oakville Blades.

The Spruce Kings beat Oakville 5-1 scoring five unanswered goals in the last 40 minutes.

Five teams are competing in the round robin.

The BCHL and Doyle Cup champions are 21-3 in the post-season, including the win today (Sunday).

The tournament schedule/results right here.

(Saturday, May 11th results)

Brooks Bandits  7  Oakville Blades  3
Ottawa Jr. Senators  3  Portage Terriers  0


PG SPRUCE KINGS NATIONAL SCHEDULE/RESULTS:

Sunday, May 12th: PG Spruce Kings  5  Oakville Blades  1
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.

 

WHL: (Ed Chynoweth Cup)

Game six in the WHL final will be played tonight (5:00 PT) in Prince Albert.

The Raiders enjoy a 3-2 lead over the Vancouver Giants.

Should a 7th and deciding game be needed it would be played Monday in P.A.

The Raiders are 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.

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 PA won 8-2
Wed., May 8 4 Prince Albert at Vancouver PA won 1-0
Friday, May 10 5 Prince Albert at Vancouver Van won 4-3
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


NHL
:

San Jose Sharks  6  St. Louis Blues  3

The Sharks lead the best-of-seven Western Conference final 1-0.

The series will resume Monday night at 6:00 in San Jose.

The Eastern Conference final continued today with Carolina at Boston.

UPDATE: The Bruins lead the series 2-0 after winning the opener 5-2 and the game today 6-2.

The NHL playoff schedule is right here.


WORLD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP: (in Slovakia)

UPDATE: Canada beat Great Britain today 8-0 in its second round-robin game at the World Hockey Championship in Slovakia.

Canada lost its opener 3-1 to Finland in the 16-team tournament.

On Monday, the Canadian team will battle host Slovakia (11:15 a.m.).

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

The schedule/results right here.

 

PG SENIOR LACROSSE:

Prince George Senior Lacrosse is continuing this weekend in Mackenzie.

The Lumberjacks hosted Northland Nissan Assault in a doubleheader.

League Standings: (As of May 10th)

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


NBA: 

A couple of game 7’s today (Sunday) in the NBA to end the second round of the playoffs.

The Toronto Raptors host the Philadelphia 76’ers (4:00 p.m. PT) with the winner to face the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference final.

UPDATE: In the West, the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 100-96 to win the series 4-3.

Portland advances to play the Golden State Warriors.

The NBA playoff schedule is right here.


MLB: 

Chicago White Sox  7  Toronto Blue Jays  2  (Saturday)

Chicago White Sox  5  Toronto Blue Jays  1  (Sunday)

UPDATE: The (16-24) Jays have lost 10 of their last 12 games.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.


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