(As of 12:01 AM) by Ethan Ready

WHL: (PG Cougars)

Prince George Cougars  3  Spokane Chiefs  1

The Prince George Cougars got their first win on the road last night against the Spokane Chiefs. They’ve now won back-to-back games with their first win of the season coming last Saturday against the Kelowna Rockets.

Taylor Gauthier made 44 saves against the Chiefs to help lead the Cougars to their first win in Spokane since March 11, 2017.

The (2-4-0-1) Cougars, who are 1-1-0-1 on the road, play tonight in Tri-City against the (4-3) Americans.

Prince George will also host Spokane Oct. 18th and 19th.

The PG Cougars schedule/results right here.

The WHL standings are right here.

 

BCHL: (PG Spruce Kings)

Nanaimo Clippers  5  Prince George Spruce Kings  4 (SO)

The (4-5-2-1) Prince George Spruce Kings dropped their first of a four-game homestand to the Nanaimo Clippers last night.

Prince George will take on the (9-2-1) Salmon Arm Silverbacks today.

Prince George is 4th in the Mainland Division, one point behind the (6-6) Langley Rivermen, and seven back of the (9-2) Coquitlam Express and the (8-4-0-1) Chilliwack Chiefs.

The Spruce Kings have a new Associate Coach.

Colin Minardi replaces Jessie Leung who stepped down due to personal reasons.

The 28-year-old Minardi had been coaching through the midget ranks in the Okanagan before taking the job with Prince George.

The Spruce Kings schedule/results right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.


BC Major Midget League:
(Cariboo Cougars)

The (3-0-0-1) Cariboo Cougars visit the (0-3-1) Valley West Giants today (11:15 a.m.) and Sunday (8:30 a.m.) in Abbotsford.

The Major Midget Cougars are in 5th place but have two games in hand on the four teams ahead of them.

The Major Midget League schedule/results/standings right here.


NHL:

All seven Canadian teams play today.

Edmonton will be in New York to face the Rangers this morning (10:00 a.m. PT). The Oilers are 4-0, tied for the best record in the league with Carolina.

The Ottawa Senators will host the Tampa Bay Lightning (1:00 p.m. PT).

Reigning Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues will visit Montreal to face the Canadiens.

The Maple Leafs will be in Detroit to face the Red Wings in an Original 6 tilt (4:00 p.m. PT)

A Central Division battle will go down between the Winnipeg Jets and the Chicago Blackhawks (4:00 p.m. PT).

The Calgary Flames will take a trip down to Sin City to take on the Las Vegas Golden Knights (10:00 p.m. PT).

The (1-2) Vancouver Canucks host the (2-0) Philadelphia Flyers tonight (10:00 p.m. PT).

The NHL schedule is right here.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.


MLB:

National League:

Washington Nationals  2  St. Louis Cardinals  0

Aníbal Sánchez carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, Howie Kendrick had two more big swings and the Nationals beat the Cardinals on Friday night in the NL Championship Series opener.

Game 2 goes this afternoon (1:08 p.m. PT)

American League:

The best-of-seven series between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros gets underway this evening (5:08 p.m. PT)

The MLB playoff schedule/results right here.

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Canada West Women’s Soccer: (UNBC Timberwolves)

This is the second last weekend in the Canada West soccer regular season.

The (3-3-4) UNBC Timberwolves women’s soccer team will visit the (8-0-2) Calgary Dinos today and Sunday (11 a.m. PT both days).

With four regular-season games left, all on the road, the Timberwolves are 5th out of eight in the Canada West Pacific Division where the top six teams advance to the playoffs.

The UNBC women close at Victoria on Oct. 18th and at UBC on the 19th.

The UNBC women’s soccer schedule/results right here.

The Canada West women’s soccer standings are right here.

 

Canada West Men’s Soccer:

The (4-6-3) UNBC men’s soccer team has two regular-season games left and both are against the (3-5-5) Thompson Rivers WolfPack on October 19th and 20th at 1:00 p.m. at Masich Place.

It does not appear that the Timberwolves will advance to the Canada West playoffs.

The UNBC men are 6th out seven in the Prairie Division, where just the top four move on to the quarterfinals.

The UNBC men’s soccer schedule/results right here.

The Canada West men’s soccer standings are right here.

 

CFL: (Week 18)

Toronto Argonauts  28  Ottawa REDBLACKS  21

McLeod Bethel-Thompson threw two touchdown passes as the Args held on for a home win over the REDBLACKS to snap a three-game losing streak Friday night.

Calgary Stampeders  30  Saskatchewan Roughriders  28

Hergy Mayala scored his first two CFL touchdowns to lead the Stamps to a win over the Riders on Friday in front of 30,210 fans at McMahon Stadium.

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The (5-10) BC Lions put a four-game win streak on the line when they visit the (7-8) Edmonton Eskimos this afternoon (4 p.m. PT).

The Lions need a victory to keep their slim crossover playoff hopes alive.

The CFL standings are right here.

The 2019 schedule/results right here.


NFL
: (Week six)

There are a dozen NFL games Sunday including Seattle at Cleveland, Houston at KC, Philadelphia at Minnesota and San Francisco at LA Rams.

The (4-0) 49’ers and (6-0) New England Patriots are the only unbeaten teams.

Teams at 4-1 are Seattle, New Orleans, Green Bay, Kansas City and Buffalo.

Four teams are winless: Cincinnati and Washington at 0-5 plus Miami and the New York Jets at 0-4.

The NFL schedule/results right here.

The NFL standings are right here.