(As of 12:01 a.m.) Weekend Wrap

NATIONAL JUNIOR A CHAMPIONSHIP–(in Brooks, Alberta)

Prince George Spruce Kings  5  Oakville Blades  1

The Spruce Kings won their tournament opener by scoring five unanswered goals in the last 40 minutes.

Logan Neaton made 20 saves as Prince George outshot Oakville 41-21, including 20-3 in the second period.

Patrick Cozzi and Ben Poisson each notched a goal and an assist.

The Spruce Kings play their second round-robin game tonight (6:00 PT) against the 1-0 Ottawa Jr. Senators.

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

The tournament schedule/results right here.

Standings: Brooks 2-0, P.G. 1-0, Ottawa 1-0, Portage 0-2, Oakville 0-2

(Sunday, May 12th results)

Prince George Spruce Kings  5  Oakville Blades  1
Brooks Bandits  5  Portage Terriers  3

(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 at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. PT and the final goes Sunday at 2:00 p.m. PT.

 

WHL: (Ed Chynoweth Cup)

Vancouver Giants  4  Prince Albert Raiders  2

Series tied 3-3.

For the 11th time in WHL history and the first time since 2014, a Game 7 will be played in the WHL Championship Series.

The Giants visit the Raiders again tonight with the winner to advance to the Memorial Cup May 16 to 26 in Halifax.

It was the first time all season the Raiders have lost after scoring the first goal (57-1, including 13-1 in the playoffs).

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 Van won 4-2
Monday, May 13 7 Vancouver at Prince Albert 6 p.m. PT

NHL:

Boston Bruins  6  Carolina Hurricanes  2

The Bruins lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference final 2-0 with game three Tuesday (5:00 PT) in Carolina.

The NHL Western Conference final resumes tonight at 6:00 in San Jose with the Sharks up 1-0 after taking the opener 6-3 on Saturday.

The NHL playoff schedule is right here.


WORLD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP: (in Slovakia)

Canada  8  Great Britain  0

UPDATE at 2:00

Mark Stone celebrated his 27th birthday by scoring with 1.8 seconds left in the third period to give Canada a 6-5 win
today (Monday) over host Slovakia.

Canada is 2-1 in the 16-team tournament with its next game Thursday (7:15 am PT) against France.

The Canadian team lost its opener 3-1 to Finland.

The schedule/results right here.


NBA:
(A pair of game 7’s)

Toronto Raptors  92  Philadelphia 76’ers  90

Kawhi Leonard made the first Game 7 buzzer-beater in NBA history.

His fadeaway jumper bounced four times on the rim before falling through the net as time expired to give Toronto the victory and the series 4-3.

The Raptors advance to the Eastern Conference final against the Bucks starting Wednesday night at 5:30 (PT) in Milwaukee.

Portland Trail Blazers  100  Denver Nuggets  96

The Trail Blazers win the series 4-3 to advance to the Western Conference final against the Golden State Warriors beginning Tuesday night at 6:00 in Oakland.

The NBA playoff schedule is right here.

 

PG SENIOR LACROSSE: (in Mackenzie)

Mackenzie Lumberjacks  13  Northland Nissan Assault  4  (Sunday)
Northland Nissan Assault  11  Mackenzie Lumberjacks  4  (Saturday)

Prince George Senior Lacrosse continues tonight at 8 at Kin 1 with the 3-0 Westwood Pub Devils against the 0-3 Quesnel Crossfire.

League Standings: (As of May 13th morning)

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


MLB: 

Chicago White Sox  5  Toronto Blue Jays  1

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

Toronto will play its next six on the road starting Tuesday night at 6:45 against the Giants in San Francisco.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.


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