(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.

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


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.