Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12TH SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Wednesday, Jun. 12th, 2019 (As of 12:01 a.m.) UPDATED at 3 PM NHL: A 7th game tonight will decide the Stanley Cup champions. The Boston Bruins host the St. Louis Blues (5:00 PT) with each team winning twice on the road and just once at home in the series. Home teams are 12-4 all-time in Game 7 of Stanley Cup Final, but the road team has won the two most recent Game 7’s, including the 2011 Bruins in Vancouver. The Blues are 9-3 on the road in the playoffs while the Bruins are 7-5 at home. 2019 Stanley Cup Final Schedule/Results: Game 1 May 27–St. Louis at Boston BRUINS WON 4-2 Game 2 May 29–St. Louis at Boston BLUES WON 3-2 IN OT Game 3 June 1–Boston at St. Louis BRUINS WON 7-2 Game 4 June 3–Boston at St. Louis BLUES WON 4-2 Game 5 June 6–St. Louis at Boston BLUES WON 2-1 Game 6 June 9–Boston at St. Louis BRUINS WON 5-1 Game 7 June 12–St. Louis at Boston 5 PM PT PG SPRUCE KINGS: Prince George Spruce Kings forward Lucas Vanroboys has committed to Bentley University for the 2019-2020 season. Vanroboys becomes the 10th Spruce King from this season’s championship team to move to NCAA Division I next season. After he was acquired at the trade deadline from the Cowichan Valley Capitals, Vanroboys notched eight points in 15 regular season games and 9 points in 17 BCHL Playoff games. Congratulations to Spruce Kings forward Lucas Vanroboys on his commitment to Bentley University for the 2019/2020 season. https://t.co/YEVqdA3re1 Photo: @Damon_james91 pic.twitter.com/GpKTgWEgrF — Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) June 12, 2019 PG COUGARS: The Prince George Cougars leading scorer in the 2018-19 season, Vladislav Mikhalchuk, is headed to the KHL. Mikhalchuk has signed one-year, two-way contract with a team in Russia (Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod). In 68 games last season he notched 50 points (25 goals) and 36 penalty minutes. We’ve released our pre-season schedule. Hockey is back September 6th! 📰 https://t.co/LZh0yL6NGo pic.twitter.com/EyeqaqwZlI — PG Cougars (@PGCougars) June 12, 2019 NBA: The NBA Finals are back in Oakland Thursday night at 6:00 for Game Six. The Toronto Raptors enjoy a 3-2 series lead over the Golden State Warriors with the visiting team winning four of the five games. If a 7th game is needed it would be played Sunday night in Toronto. Kevin Durant of the Warriors has had successful surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon. Durant could miss a good portion or all of next season. WARRIORS/RAPTORS SCHEDULE (PT) Thu May 30th–Game 1 Golden State at Toronto RAPTORS WON 118-109 Sun June 2nd–Game 2 Golden State at Toronto WARRIORS WON 109-104 Wed June 5th–Game 3 Toronto at Golden State RAPTORS WON 123-109 Fri June 7th—Game 4 Toronto at Golden State RAPTORS WON 105-92 Mon June 10th–Game 5 Golden State at Toronto WARRIORS WON 106-105 Thu June 13th–Game 6 Toronto at Golden State 6 PM Sun June 16th–Game 7* Golden State at Toronto 5 PM (If necessary) WORLD CUP: (WOMEN’S SOCCER IN FRANCE) (Tuesday) USA 13 Thailand 0 (Americans set a record for most goals in a World Cup game) Sweden 2 Chile 0 Netherlands 1 New Zealand 0 Canada, coming off a 1-0 victory over Cameroon in its opener, will face New Zealand in its second game in Group E on Saturday (Noon PT). (Today) Wednesday Nigeria 2 South Korea 0 Germany 1 Spain 0 France 2 Norway 1 PG SENIOR LACROSSE: PG Senior Lacrosse is back on tonight at 8:00 at Kin 1 with the Westwood Pub Devils against Northland Nissan Assault. The league is down to four teams following the suspension for the rest of the season to the Quesnel Crossfire. League Standings: (As of June 12th morning) Westwood Pub Devils 12-0 Mackenzie Conifex Power Lumberjacks 7-5 Northland Nissan Assault 6-6 RPR Mechanical/JR Construction Bandits 4-8 Quesnel Summit Electric Crossfire 1-11 (suspended for rest of season) UNBC TIMBERWOLVES: The UNBC TImberwolves will begin the 2019-20 Canada West basketball regular season with home games against Victoria on November 1st and 2nd. The schedule has both UNBC basketball teams playing 20 games, eight before Christmas and 12 after. The Timberwolves will conclude on Feb. 7th-8th weekend against MacEwan at the Northern Sport Centre. Looking for a fourth consecutive @CanadaWest playoff berth, @UNBCWomensBball learned its 2019-2020 opponents in the upcoming conference schedule. Exciting games coming to the @NorthernSport! Check it out!! https://t.co/GNFmOw8RmT pic.twitter.com/COHvsSXagw — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) June 11, 2019 MLB: Baltimore Orioles 4 Toronto Blue Jays 2 The 23-43 Jays are 3-15 in their last 18 games. The Blue Jays schedule/results right here. The MLB standings are right here. CFL: The CFL regular season kicks off Thursday with Saskatchewan at Hamilton (4:00 PT). The B.C. Lions open at home against Winnipeg Saturday night at 7:00. US OPEN: The US Open tees off Thursday at Pebble Beach. Dustin Johnson is the 7-1 favourite followed by Brooks Koepka at 8-1 and Tiger Woods at 10-1. Woods has a late tee-off time (2:09 PT). Nick Taylor and Mike Weir are the two Canadians in the field.