Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18TH SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Friday, Oct. 18th, 2019 (As of 12:01 AM) by Hartley Miller WHL: (PG Cougars) The (2-5-0-1) Prince George Cougars have four home games in six nights starting with a doubleheader against the (4-3-1) Spokane Chiefs tonight and Saturday. Oktoberfest is just days away. One lucky fan is guaranteed to win $15,000 in our @PGCFoundation Mega 50/50 Jackpot (19+; know your limit, play within it)! Also, four local breweries are sampling beer and we’re wearing custom Oktoberfest-themed jerseys! pic.twitter.com/IH1PACydPg — PG Cougars (@PGCougars) October 15, 2019 The Cougars have no players on the injured list for the first time this season. The Cats also entertain the (2-5-1-1) Swift Current Broncos on Tuesday and the (6-3-1) Kelowna Rockets on Wednesday. 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. CAT SCAN: Listen to @Hartley_Miller speak with @PGCougars blueliners @cmobes23 and @Rhinehart16 on this week’s episode of the Cat Scan Podcast | https://t.co/DIwQsyZQRg #cityofpg #sports pic.twitter.com/UQ7V5aGNjx — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) October 17, 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 tonight (Cancer Awareness Night) and Saturday to conclude a 4-game homestand. Cancer Awareness Night Fundraising | The Spruce Kings will have several proceeds going to the @cancersocietybc on Friday night including the Puck Toss, a portion of the 50/50, AND a portion of the jersey auction! Here is a first glimpse at the jerseys for Friday!#GetInTheMix pic.twitter.com/VTL4LaJPFe — Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) October 15, 2019 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 Saturday at 4:00 p.m. in the Pink in the Rink game, which will serve as a fundraiser for breast cancer research. The two teams also meet Sunday at 10:30 a.m. also at Kin 1. 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. NHL: Vancouver 4 St. Louis 3 (SO) Fourth straight victory for the (4-2) Canucks, their longest win streak since the 2017-18 season. .@JLeivo17 scores the shootout winner to help the #Canucks extend their win streak to 4️⃣ games. ?@BudweiserCanada Highlights | https://t.co/cklfjNTrBv pic.twitter.com/19vrRrzlL9 — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) October 18, 2019 Vancouver will continue a 4-game road trip when they visit New Jersey Saturday (10 a.m. PT), NY Rangers Sunday and Detroit Tuesday. #NHLScores TBL 4 – BOS 3 SO MTL 4 – MIN 0 NJD 5 – NYR 2 VAN 4 – STL 3 SO NYI 3 – WPG 1 CGY 5 – DET 1 ARI 5 – NSH 2 VGK 3 – OTT 2 SO BUF 3 – LAK 0https://t.co/vgSrJsswq2 pic.twitter.com/qh6hnao0wm — NHL (@NHL) October 18, 2019 # The Toronto Maple Leafs have lost captain John Tavares for at least two weeks. Tavares suffered a broken finger in the 4-3 Wednesday loss to the Washington Capitals. # Forward Nico Hischier and the New Jersey Devils have come to terms on a seven-year contract extension worth $7.25 million per season. # There are six Friday night games in the NHL but just one Canadian team in action. The (6-1) Edmonton Oilers host the (3-4) Detroit Red Wings (6:00 PT). The NHL schedule is right here. The Canucks schedule is right here. The NHL standings are right here. The NHL scoring leaders 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 games 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 still has their eyes set on the @CanadaWest playoffs, but will need to sweep rival @GoTRUWolfPack, and get some help! This is a weekend of soccer you won’t want to miss! Read the full lookahead: https://t.co/Ss9JbUf7q0 pic.twitter.com/fO0QcjgZR1 — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) October 17, 2019 The UNBC men’s soccer schedule/results right here. The Canada West men’s soccer standings are 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 tonight at 5:00 and the (7-2-3) UBC Thunderbirds Saturday night at 5:00. PREVIEW: @UNBCWSoccer heads on the final roadtrip of the @CanadaWest regular season, visiting the @uvicvikes & @ubcwsoc this weekend. Check out a full lookahead with stats, leaders, players to watch, and quotes from @UNBC‘s Kaya Oro Martin: https://t.co/qw0fRlIzf2 pic.twitter.com/GeVxKojPKS — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) October 17, 2019 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. MLB: (American League Championship Series) Houston Astros 8 New York Yankees 3 Astros lead the ALCS 3-1 with game five tonight (4:08 p.m.) at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees had not lost back-to-back home games against the same team since April 2nd and 3rd … until tonight. pic.twitter.com/NdUanyOasu — MLB Stats (@MLBStats) October 18, 2019 The NL champion Washington Nationals will play Games 1 and 2 of the World Series at the AL team’s stadium starting on Tuesday. The MLB playoff schedule/results right here. NFL: (Week 7) Kansas City Chiefs 30 Denver Broncos 6 Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes suffered a dislocated right kneecap that will keep him on the sidelines for the next few weeks. Patrick Mahomes’ MRI was, in the words of a league source, “good” and it “turned out to be a best-case scenario.” Prior to MRI, team believed best-case scenario was Mahomes missing “about three games.” — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 18, 2019 The Chiefs lead the AFC West with a 5-2 record while the Broncos are 2-5. There are a dozen NFL games on Sunday including Baltimore at Seattle. 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, three teams are battling for first place in the West Division. Calgary, Saskatchewan and Winnipeg are all tied with 20 points, although the (10-5) Stampeders and (10-5) Roughriders have a game in hand on the (10-6) Blue Bombers. Winnipeg plays at Calgary Saturday (4:00 PT). Saskatchewan visits (5-11) BC tonight (7:00). In other action in week 19, Toronto is at Montreal tonight (4:00) and Ottawa visits Hamilton Saturday (1:00). The CFL standings are right here. The 2019 schedule/results right here.