Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Wednesday, Oct. 16th, 2019 (As of 12:01 AM) by Hartley Miller Updated at 12:01 PM NHL: (Canadian teams went 3-2 Tuesday with Edmonton and Ottawa idle) Vancouver 5 Detroit 1 The Canucks have won three games in a row, matching last year’s best win streak. Vancouver tallied three times on the power play. J.T. Miller scored twice for the (3-2) Canucks while Elias Pettersson and Alex Edler each had a goal and a pair of assists. Brock Boeser chipped in with three assists. The Canucks start a four-game road trip Thursday night (5:00 PT) in St. Louis. Vancouver will also visit New Jersey Saturday, NY Rangers Sunday and Detroit Tuesday. Calgary 3 Philadelphia 1 Toronto 4 Minnesota 2 Tampa Bay 3 Montreal 1 Arizona 4 Winnipeg 2 #NHLScores TOR 4 – MIN 2 TBL 3 – MTL 1 ARI 4 – WPG 2 CGY 3 – PHI 1 NSH 5 – VGK 2 VAN 5 – DET 1 CAR 2 – LAK 0https://t.co/R7L41qWIbp pic.twitter.com/xT6OBBNWUr — NHL (@NHL) October 16, 2019 There are half-a-dozen games tonight in the NHL with a pair of Canadian teams in action: Edmonton hosts Philadelphia and Toronto visits Washington. The Colorado Avalanche put a perfect 5-0 record on the line at Pittsburgh. The NHL schedule is right here. The Canucks schedule is right here. The NHL standings are right here. WHL: (PG Cougars) NEWS | Goaltender Tyler Brennan (’03) named to Hockey Canada’s roster for the 2019 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.#NorthernUprising #WU17 🔗 https://t.co/w5bInTtvi8 pic.twitter.com/k0IjL9G5m9 — PG Cougars (@PGCougars) October 16, 2019 The (2-5-0-1) Prince George Cougars host the (4-3-1) Spokane Chiefs Friday and Saturday to begin a four-game homestand. The Cats also entertain (2-5-0-1) Swift Current on Tuesday and (5-3-1) Kelowna on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd. The Cougars are tied with Seattle and Victoria for the second wild-card spot in the Western Conference, although the Thunderbirds and Royals have a game in hand. #WHLScores LET 6 MJ 0 SAS 1 MH 3 SC 0 KAM 4 👉 https://t.co/NHRTK8ru9s 👈 — The WHL (@TheWHL) October 16, 2019 The PG Cougars schedule/results right here. The WHL standings are right here. BCHL: (PG Spruce Kings) The (4-6-2-1) Prince George Spruce Kings entertain the (8-5-1-1) Chilliwack Chiefs Friday and Saturday to conclude a 4-game homestand. Prince George is 4th in the Mainland Division, one point behind the (6-8) Langley Rivermen, seven back of the Chilliwack Chiefs, and nine behind the (10-2) Coquitlam Express. The Spruce Kings schedule/results right here. The BCHL standings are right here. BC Major Midget League: (Cariboo Cougars) The Cariboo Cougars put a five-game win streak on the line when they host (6-2) Vancouver Northeast Chiefs this weekend at Kin 1. The two teams meet on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The Saturday game is Pink in the Rink Night, the team’s annual fundraiser and awareness campaign in the fight against breast cancer. The (5-0-0-1) Major Midget Cougars are in 4th place but just a point out of second place with two games in hand. The Major Midget League schedule/results/standings right here. # BC Minor Midget League: (Cariboo Minor Midget Cougars) The (2-2) Cariboo Minor Midget Cougars visit the (2-4) Thompson Blazers Saturday (3:45 p.m.) and Sunday (9:45 a.m.) in Kamloops. The Minor Midget Cougars are in fourth place in the 9-team league. The Minor Midget League schedule/results/standings right here. Canada West Women’s Soccer: (UNBC Timberwolves) The (3-5-4) UNBC Timberwolves women’s soccer team will play its final two regular-season games on the road. The UNBC women visit the (6-3-3) Victoria Vikes Friday night at 5:00 and the (7-2-3) UBC Thunderbirds Saturday night at 5:00. The Timberwolves are on the verge of clinching a playoff spot. They are 5th out of eight in the Canada West Pacific Division where the top six teams advance to the postseason. The UNBC women’s soccer schedule/results right here. The Canada West women’s soccer standings are right here. Canada West Men’s Soccer:(UNBC Timberwolves) The (4-6-3) UNBC Timberwolves men’s soccer team will conclude its regular season with a pair of home games against the (4-5-5) Thompson Rivers University (TRU) WolfPack. Both will be played at Masich Place Stadium at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The UNBC men are last and TRU second-last out of seven teams in the Prairie Division, where just the top four move on to the quarterfinals. PREVIEW: @UNBCMSoccer Assistant Coach @F_Bartolillo talks about @UNBC‘s upcoming doubleheader vs @GoTRUWolfPack, with major @CanadaWest playoff implications! The best groomed athlete in the conference has become the best groomed coach! #gotwolves pic.twitter.com/uQ7Jut9yJt — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) October 15, 2019 The UNBC men’s soccer schedule/results right here. The Canada West men’s soccer standings are right here. Men’s Soccer: The Canadian men’s soccer team ended a 34-year, 17-match winless run against the U.S., with a 2-0 victory in CONCACAF Nations League play in Toronto. The Americans are ranked 21st and the Canadians 75th. HIGHLIGHTS: Historic #CanMNT victory over USA in Concacaf Nations League. pic.twitter.com/GI0hxeetLg — Canada Soccer (@CanadaSoccerEN) October 16, 2019 MLB: National League Championship Series: (Game 4) Washington Nationals 7 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Nationals scored seven runs in the first inning and they went on to sweep the NLCS to advance to the World Series for the first time. They outscored the Cardinals 20-6 in the NLCS. A moment @Nationals fans have been waiting for. #CLINCHED pic.twitter.com/HKwuq1dFIN — MLB (@MLB) October 16, 2019 Washington turned its season around after a 19-31 start after 50 games. The Nationals became the fourth team to reach the World Series after being 12 games under .500. Washington will play Games 1 and 2 of the World Series at the AL team’s stadium starting on Tuesday. First big sale for the World Series has come in. Four third row seats behind home plate for Game 3 in DC was just sold on StubHub for a total of $53,243.16, including fees. — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) October 16, 2019 American League Championship Series:(Game 3) Houston Astros 4 New York Yankees 1 Astros lead the best-of-seven ALCS 2-1 with game four Thursday night at 5:08 (PT) at Yankee Stadium. Tonight’s game has been postponed. Please see below for information regarding the next two ALCS games. ALCS Home Game 2 tickets will be valid tomorrow. ALCS Home Game 3 tickets will be valid Friday. pic.twitter.com/4waiSbwtzf — New York Yankees (@Yankees) October 16, 2019 The MLB playoff schedule/results right here. # NFL: (Week 7) The Los Angeles Rams have acquired 2-time Pro Bowl cornerback Jalen Ramsey from the Jacksonville Jaguars for first-round picks in 2020 and 2021, as well as a fourth-round selection in 2021. # Week seven in the NFL begins Thursday with two AFC West teams meeting as the (4-2) Kansas City Chiefs visit the (2-4) Denver Broncos. The only unbeaten teams are (6-0) New England and (5-0) San Francisco. Green Bay, Seattle and New Orleans are 5-1 while Buffalo is 4-1. The NFL schedule/results right here. The NFL standings are right here. CFL: (Week 19) With three weekends left in the CFL regular-season, all six playoff spots have been decided. First place in the West Division remains a three-team race with Calgary, Saskatchewan and Winnipeg all tied with 20 points, although the (10-5) Stampeders and Roughriders have a game in hand on the (10-6) Blue Bombers. Winnipeg plays at Calgary Saturday (4:00 PT). In other action in week 19, Saskatchewan is at BC (7:00) and Toronto visits Montreal (4:00) on Friday plus Ottawa is at Hamilton Saturday (1:00). # BC Lions quarterback Mike Reilly underwent surgery for a fractured wrist that he suffered in the 19-6 loss to the Edmonton Eskimos. Reilly is out for the season and has been given a timeline of six-to-eight weeks for a full recovery. The 5-11 Lions, with just two games left, are out of playoff contention. The CFL standings are right here. The 2019 schedule/results right here.