Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: FRIDAY, MAY 17TH SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Friday, May. 17th, 2019 (As of 12:01 a.m.) NATIONAL JUNIOR A CHAMPIONSHIP–(in Brooks, Alberta) Brooks Bandits 3 Prince George Spruce Kings 1 Andrew Lucas snapped a 1-1 tie at 7:11 of the third period and the Bandits added an empty net goal to finish the round robin in first place with a 4-0 record. Nick Poisson tallied for the Spruce Kings, his 4th goal in four tournament games, late in the second period from Dylan Anhorn and Dustin Manz. The @SpruceKings are on the board! Nick Poisson tips home the Dylan Anhorn point shot and ties the game 1-1. Poisson has a goal in every game and is now tied for the #NJAC tournament lead with 4. pic.twitter.com/qgevrbO3LG — BC Hockey League (@GoBCHL) May 17, 2019 .@SpruceKings Forward Nick Poisson with @mypgnow after 3-1 loss to the @BrooksBandits @HC_NJAC @GoBCHL #CityOfPG #sports #NJAC pic.twitter.com/bnqGdCrNXh — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) May 17, 2019 Brooks outshot Prince George 31-22, including 11-4 in the third. The Spruce Kings finished second in the round robin with a 3-1 record, outscoring their opponent by a total of 15-5. In the semi-finals on Saturday, Prince George will play the Oakville Blades at 6 PM (PT) while Brooks will battle the Ottawa Jr. Senators at 1 PM. The winners meet in the championship game Sunday afternoon at 2:00. Oakville finished third at 2-2 which included a 5-1 loss to Prince George (on Sunday). The BCHL and Doyle Cup champions are 23-4 in the post-season. The tournament schedule/results right here. Final round robin standings: Brooks 4-0, P.G. 3-1, Oakville 2-2, Ottawa 1-3, 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: Brooks Bandits 3 PG Spruce Kings 1 Semifinal Saturday is set!@OttawaJrSens ? @BrooksBandits (2 p.m. MT)@OakvilleBlades ? @SpruceKings (7 p.m. MT)#NJAC pic.twitter.com/s6DYWsT5vH — National Junior A Championship (@HC_NJAC) May 17, 2019 NHL: Boston Bruins 4 Carolina Hurricanes 0 Bruins sweep the Eastern Conference final 4-0 to advance to the Stanley Cup final for the third time in eight years. Tuukka Rask made 24 saves for his seventh career playoff shutout. Boston extended its post-season win streak to seven games. A play worth watching a few times. #StanleyCup ???: https://t.co/7Q9vXNUvjT @NBCSN ???: https://t.co/Ru1tdgCszT @Sportsnet pic.twitter.com/5brzVZqey9 — NHL (@NHL) May 17, 2019 # Game four in the NHL Western Conference final will be played tonight (5:00 PT) in St. Louis. The San Jose Sharks enjoy a 2-1 lead over the Blues. The NHL playoff schedule is right here. # WORLD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP: (in Slovakia) Canada 5 France 2 The 3-1 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 tonight against the host Halifax Mooseheads. The QMJHL champion Rouyn-Noranda Huskies and the OHL champion Guelph Storm also compete in the four-team tournament. Memorial Cup Schedule: (All times PT) Friday, May 17 Prince Albert Raiders vs. Halifax Mooseheads 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs. Guelph Storm 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19 Halifax Mooseheads vs. Guelph Storm 4 p.m. Monday, May 20 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs. Prince Albert Raiders 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 Guelph Storm vs. Prince Albert Raiders 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 Halifax Mooseheads vs. Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 p.m. Thursday, May 23 Tiebreaker 4 p.m. Friday, May 24 Semifinal 4 p.m. Sunday, May 26 Final 4 p.m. NBA: Golden State Warriors 114 Portland Trail Blazers 111 The Warriors lead the Western Conference final 2-0 with game three Saturday night at 6:00 in Portland. # The NBA Eastern Conference final resumes tonight (5:30 PT) in Milwaukee. The Bucks, who have won five straight, lead the Toronto Raptors 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 by one stroke over Danny Lee at the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black just outside of Manhattan. The 29-year-old Koepka has won three majors in the past two years. Masters champ Tiger Woods plus Canadians Adam Hadwin and Corey Conners are all nine off the pace at 2-over-72. MLB: Chicago White Sox 4 Toronto Blue Jays 2 The (17-26) Blue Jays have lost 12 of their last 15 games. Same teams meet again tonight (5:10 PT) in Chicago. The Blue Jays schedule/results right here. The MLB standings are right here. PG SENIOR LACROSSE: Westwood Pub Devils 16 Mackenzie Lumberjacks 3 Prince George Senior Lacrosse resumes Wednesday night at 8:00 at Kin 2 with the Westwood Pub Devils against the RPR Mechanical/JR Construction Bandits. League Standings: (As of May 17th) Westwood Pub Devils 5-0 Northland Nissan Assault 3-2 Mackenzie Conifex Power Lumberjacks 2-2 RPR Mechanical/JR Construction Bandits 1-3 Quesnel Summit Electric Crossfire 0-4 LULAY-LIONS: Former BC quarterback Travis Lulay has been hired as part of the Lions corporate partnerships team. The 35-year-old Lulay retired from playing in February after spending his 10-year CFL career with the Lions.