(As of 12:01 a.m.)

NATIONAL JUNIOR A CHAMPIONSHIP–(in Brooks, Alberta)

Prince George Spruce Kings  4  Ottawa Junior Senators  0

The Spruce Kings improved to 2-0 to clinch a playoff spot in the semi-finals on Saturday.

Logan Neaton earned the shutout as Prince George outshot Ottawa 29-13.

Ben Brar (1 + 1), Nicholas Poisson, Nick Bochen and Dustin Manz tallied for the Spruce Kings who enjoyed period leads of 2-0 and 4-0.

Dylan Anhorn and Patrick Cozzi chipped in with a pair of assists.

P.G. went 2/5 on the power-play and is now 4/11 with the man advantage in the series.

The Spruce Kings were also 4/4 on the penalty kill.

The BCHL and Doyle Cup champions are 22-3 in the post-season.

The Spruce Kings play their third round-robin game Wednesday night (6:00 PT) against the Portage Terriers.

The tournament schedule/results right here.

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

Games today (Tuesday) have Portage against Oakville (1 PM PT) and Brooks vs. Ottawa (6 PM).

PG SPRUCE KINGS NATIONAL SCHEDULE/RESULTS:

Sunday, May 12th: PG Spruce Kings  5  Oakville Blades  1
Monday, May 13th: PG Spruce Kings  4  Ottawa Jr. Senators  0
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)

Prince Albert Raiders  3  Vancouver Giants  2  (Game 7 OT)

Dante Hannoun scored at 18:25 of overtime to give the Raiders the series 4-3 and their first WHL title since 1985.

Prince Albert advances to the Memorial Cup which begins Friday and runs until May 26th in Halifax.

The Raiders open the tournament Friday against the host Halifax Mooseheads.

The QMJHL champion Rouyn-Noranda Huskies and the OHL champion Guelph Storm are the other two teams in the field.

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 PA won 3-2 OT

 

NHL:

St. Louis Blues  4  San Jose Sharks  2

The NHL Western Conference final is tied 1-1 with game three Wednesday night at 5:00 in St. Louis.

The NHL Eastern Conference final has shifted to Carolina with game three tonight (5:00 PT).

The Boston Bruins lead the Hurricanes 2-0.

The NHL playoff schedule is right here.


WORLD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP:
(in Slovakia)

Canada  6  Slovakia  5

On his 27th birthday, Mark Stone scored the winner with just 1.8 seconds left in the third period.

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

The schedule/results right here.

 

PG SENIOR LACROSSE:

Westwood Pub Devils  16  Quesnel Crossfire  0

Prince George Senior Lacrosse continues Wednesday night at 8 at Kin 1 with the RPR Mechanical/JR Construction Bandits against Northland Nissan Assault.

League Standings: (As of May 14th morning)

Westwood Pub Devils  4-0
Mackenzie Conifex Power Lumberjacks  2-1
Northland Nissan Assault  2-2
RPR Mechanical/JR Construction Bandits  1-2
Quesnel Summit Electric Crossfire  0-4


NBA:

The NBA Western Conference final tips off tonight at 6:00 in Oakland as the Golden State Warriors host the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Warriors will be without Kevin Durant for a second straight game due to a calf injury.

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

The NBA playoff schedule is right here.


MLB: 

The Toronto Blue Jays are at the 40-game mark, about one-quarter of their season complete.

The (16-24) Jays begin a six-game road trip tonight at 6:45 against the Giants in San Francisco.

Toronto has lost 10 of its last 12 games.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.