(As of 12:01 a.m.)  UPDATED at 11 AM

NATIONAL JUNIOR A CHAMPIONSHIP–(in Brooks, Alberta)

Prince George Spruce Kings  5  Portage Terriers  1

The Spruce Kings enjoyed period leads of 3-0 and 4-0 to improve to 3-0, winning each game by a four-goal margin.

The Terriers finished last in the five-team tournament with an 0-4 record.

Prince George outshot Portage 44-10.

Dylan Anhorn, Chong Min Lee, Ben Brar, Nolan Welsh and Nick Poisson tallied for PG.

The Spruce Kings have outscored their opponent 14-2 in the tournament and have outshot the opposition 114-44.

Prince George is 5/19 on the power-play and 11/12 on the penalty kill in its three games.

The BCHL and Doyle Cup champions are 23-3 in the post-season.

The Spruce Kings will conclude the round robin tonight at 6:00 (PT) against the host (3-0) Brooks Bandits.

The winner finishes first and will get to pick its semi-final time on Saturday.

Brooks has outscored its opponent 14-7 in three games.

The tournament schedule/results right here.

Standings: Brooks 3-0, P.G. 3-0, Ottawa 1-2, Oakville 1-2, Portage 0-4

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  5  Portage Terriers  1
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 afternoon at 2:00 PT.

 

NHL:

San Jose Sharks  5  St. Louis Blues  4  (OT)

Sharks lead the Western Conference final 2-1 with game four Friday night (5:00 PT) in St. Louis.

Erik Karlsson scored his second goal of the game, 5:23 into overtime after the officials missed a hand pass by Timo Meier.

The play wasn’t reviewable.

Logan Couture tied the game at 4 for San Jose with just 61 seconds left in regulation.

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The Boston Bruins go for a sweep of the Hurricanes tonight (5:00 PT) in Carolina.

The Bruins lead the NHL Eastern Conference final 3-0.

Boston has won six in a row and is looking for its third Stanley Cup final appearance in nine years.

The NHL playoff schedule is right here.

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WORLD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP: (in Slovakia)

Canada beat France 5-2 today (Thursday) to improve to 3-1 at the world hockey championship in Slovakia.

The Canadian team will continue round-robin action Saturday (7:15 AM PT) against Germany.

The schedule/results right here.

 

MEMORIAL CUP:

The WHL champion Prince Albert Raiders will begin the Memorial Cup Friday against the host Halifax Mooseheads.

The QMJHL champion Rouyn-Noranda Huskies and the OHL champion Guelph Storm also compete in the four-team tournament.

 

NBA:

Milwaukee Bucks  108  Toronto Raptors  100

The Bucks outscored the Raptors 32-17 in the 4th quarter.

Milwaukee leads the NBA Eastern Conference final 1-0 and will host game two Friday night (5:30 PT).

The Bucks have won their last five games and are 9-1 in the playoffs.

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The NBA Western Conference final continues tonight at 6:00 in Oakland.

The Golden State Warriors lead the Portland Trail Blazers 1-0.

The NBA playoff schedule is right here.

 

PGA:

Brooks Koepka shot a course record 7-under-63 to take the first round lead at the PGA Championship, the second major of the season at Bethpage Black, a public course on Long Island, 40 miles outside of Manhattan.

Masters champ Tiger Woods is nine off the pace after starting with a 2-over-72.

For the first time in major championship history, all of the world’s top 100-ranked players are in the field.


MLB: 

San Francisco Giants  4  Toronto Blue Jays  3

The (17-25) Blue Jays visit the Chicago White Sox tonight.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.

 

PG SENIOR LACROSSE:

Northland Nissan Assault  18  RPR Mechanical/JR Construction Bandits  16

Prince George Senior Lacrosse resumes tonight at 8:00 at Kin 1 with the Westwood Pub Devils against the Mackenzie Lumberjacks.

League Standings: (As of May 16th morning)

Westwood Pub Devils  4-0
Northland Nissan Assault  3-2
Mackenzie Conifex Power Lumberjacks  2-1
RPR Mechanical/JR Construction Bandits  1-3
Quesnel Summit Electric Crossfire  0-4