Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: MONDAY, OCTOBER 21ST SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Monday, Oct. 21st, 2019 (As of 12:01 AM) by Hartley Miller updated at 12:01 PM WHL: (PG Cougars) Spokane Chiefs 5 Prince George Cougars 2 (Saturday) Michael King scored on the power play with 3:04 left in the third to snap a 2-2 tie before 3,027 fans on Oktoberfest night at CN Centre. Three unanswered goals give @spokanechiefs 5-2 road victory over @PGCougars in @TheWHL action on Saturdayhttps://t.co/gNjeB61hRv #cityofpg #sports pic.twitter.com/lLj8JofLTf — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) October 20, 2019 Didn’t make it down to the @CNCentre for Oktoberfest last night? Check out the @abccomm highlights: https://t.co/Oc2Ed4PUPp pic.twitter.com/XcK8jUENTr — PG Cougars (@PGCougars) October 20, 2019 Prince George Cougars 2 Spokane Chiefs 1 (Friday) Taylor Gauthier blocked 37 of 38 shots to lead the Cougars in front of 1,984 hometown fans. .@PGCougars‘ Taylor Gauthier (@tgoats_35) puts on a show to again silence the @spokanechiefs | https://t.co/YtwB3VlWun #CityofPG #Sports pic.twitter.com/BlbXSNjwGn — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) October 19, 2019 The (3-6-0-1) Cougars host the (2-6-1-2) Swift Current Broncos on Tuesday and the (6-4-0-1) Kelowna Rockets on Wednesday. The Broncos have lost all four on their five-game BC road trip, although two of those games have been decided beyond regulation time. The Cougars are tied with the (2-4-2-1) Seattle Thunderbirds, two points behind the (4-4-1) Victoria Royals for the second wild-card spot in the Western Conference. The PG Cougars schedule/results right here. The WHL standings are right here. # The PG Cougars acquired two players and draft picks from the Winnipeg Jets in return for 19-year-old forward Jackson Leppard. Prince George obtained forward Holden Kodak, defenceman Marco Creta, two third-round WHL Bantam Draft selections, and a conditional fifth-round selection from Winnipeg. Both players are expected to be in the Cougars lineup on Tuesday against Swift Current. Leppard scored a goal and added an assist in his first game with Winnipeg on Sunday, a 7-2 victory over the Saskatoon Blades. NEWS | Cougars acquire forward Holden Kodak (’01), defenceman Marco Creta (’00), and multiple WHL Bantam Draft selections from the @WHLWpgICE.#NorthernUprising #WHL READ ? https://t.co/MfIFRBSUZK pic.twitter.com/LGOhgVILPJ — PG Cougars (@PGCougars) October 19, 2019 #WHLScores SAS 2 WPG 7 MH 3 CGY 6 VIC 3 VAN 1 ? https://t.co/NHRTK8ru9s ? — The WHL (@TheWHL) October 21, 2019 BCHL: (PG Spruce Kings) Chilliwack Chiefs 2 Prince George Spruce Kings 1 (Saturday) .@SpruceKings fall 2-1 to @Chiefs_Hockey on Saturday at RMCA in @GoBCHL action to end four game homestand https://t.co/ZqVRbfi5Ks #cityofpg #sports pic.twitter.com/hZ4Mx7Ei45 — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) October 20, 2019 Prince George Spruce Kings 3 Chilliwack Chiefs 2 (OT-Friday) Nolan Welsh scored all three goals for the Spruce Kings. HIGHLIGHTS | An entertaining night in PG on Cancer Awareness Night! Check out tonight’s action below!#GetInTheMix | #BCHL pic.twitter.com/tutodRrKlX — Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) October 19, 2019 .@SpruceKings goaltender Jett Alexander with @mypgnow after a 3-2 overtime victory over the @Chiefs_Hockey in @GoBCHL action pic.twitter.com/pvS6c72aJY — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) October 19, 2019 The (5-7-2-1) Spruce Kings visit The (7-10) Powell River Kings Thursday, the (6-11) Victoria Grizzlies Saturday and the (10-6-1-1) Cowichan Valley Capitals Sunday afternoon. The next home games for PG will be Nov. 1st and 2nd against the Langley Rivermen. Prince George is 4th in the Mainland Division, three points behind the (8-8) Langley Rivermen, eight back of the (9-5-2-1) Chilliwack Chiefs and nine behind the (11-3) Coquitlam Express. The Spruce Kings schedule/results right here. The BCHL standings are right here. NEWS | The Spruce Kings are excited to announce the commitment of @cariboocougars captain John Herrington for the 2020-21 season. Welcome aboard, John! ?| https://t.co/IG6qMDNk3l#GetInTheMix | #BCHL pic.twitter.com/ADkC2xqzwV — Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) October 21, 2019 BC Major Midget League: (Cariboo Cougars) Cariboo Cougars 4 Vancouver Northeast Chiefs 1 (Sunday) Carter Yarish notched the hat trick and Jordan Fairlie made 29 saves in the victory. ?Carter Yarish with the #RegDunlopPOG award! Carter had his first career BCMML hat trick, helping lead the team to a 4-1 victory today! ?????#DefendTheNorth #CaribooHockey @BCHockey_Source @BCHockey_MML pic.twitter.com/QLgaZvHExJ — Cariboo Cougars (@cariboocougars) October 20, 2019 Vancouver Northeast Chiefs 7 Cariboo Cougars 3 (Saturday) The (6-1-0-1) Major Midget Cougars are in 4th place in the 11-team BCMML, a point behind the (7-3) Vancouver NE Chiefs, three back of the (8-2) Vancouver NW Hawks and seven behind the (10-0) Okanagan Rockets. Cariboo will visit the (2-7-0-1) Greater Vancouver Canadians Saturday night at 5:00 and Sunday morning at 10:00 in Richmond. The Major Midget League schedule/results/standings right here. *** The Major Bantam Cariboo Cougars were also in action at the Kin Centre and lost both their games to the Greater Vancouver Canadians, 4-0 on Saturday and 5-4 on Sunday. The Cougars are 1-6-0-1 and last out of eight teams. *** The Northern Capitals of the B.C. Hockey Female Midget Triple-A League dropped three games to the Greater Vancouver Comets. On the ice in Coquitlam, the (6-0) Comets won 5-1 on Friday and Saturday and 4-1 on Sunday. The Capitals sit third in the five-team league at 2-5. NHL: (5 Sunday games) Vancouver 3 New York Rangers 2 Game at a Glance, presented by @ToyotaPacific – Horvat, Boeser & Beagle score 1st period goals as the #Canucks hold on to beat the Rangers Sunday. pic.twitter.com/GWrNh56PVJ — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) October 20, 2019 The (5-3) Canucks are 2-1 on a four-game road trip that concludes Tuesday in Detroit against the (3-5) Red Wings who have lost four straight. Vancouver’s next home game will be played Friday against Washington. Winnipeg 1 Edmonton 0 (SO) Calgary 2 Anaheim 1 Minnesota 4 Montreal 3 Washington 5 Chicago 3 There are four Monday NHL games with two Canadian teams in action: Toronto hosts Columbus and Ottawa plays at Dallas. Elsewhere, Vegas visits Philadelphia and Colorado faces off in St. Louis. The (7-0-1) Avalanche are the only team not to have lost in regulation time. # 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 at Masich Place) Thompson River Wolfpack 2 UNBC Timberwolves 0 (Sunday) Thompson River Wolfpack 4 UNBC Timberwolves 0 (Saturday) The UNBC Timberwolves men’s soccer team finished the regular season last with a 4-8-3 record in the seven-team Canada West Pacific Division. POSTGAME: @UNBCMSoccer controls much of the play but falls 2-0 to @GoTRUWolfPack to finish off @CanadaWest regular season schedule. Hear from Coach @stevesimonson7 about his side, and graduating senior @jbotelho9. #gotwolves pic.twitter.com/GRHXtJKw9B — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) October 20, 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 at Victoria and UBC) UBC Thunderbirds 3 UNBC Timberwolves 1 (Saturday) Victoria Vikes 1 UNBC Timberwolves 0 (Friday) The (3-7-4) UNBC women’s soccer team earned the sixth and final playoff spot in the eight-team Pacific Division. UNBC will play the (8-5-1) Manitoba Bisons (the 3rd place team in the Prairie division) this week in Calgary with the winner to advance to the quarterfinals Sunday against the (10-1-3) Calgary Dinos. The UNBC women’s soccer schedule/results right here. The Canada West women’s soccer standings are right here. NFL: (Week 7) Baltimore 30 Seattle 16 Both the Ravens and Seahawks are 5-2. Dallas 37 Philadelphia 10 (Sunday night game) The 4-3 Cowboys lead the NFC East by a game over the 3-4 Eagles. San Francisco 9 Washington 0 The 49’ers are 6-0 and tied with New England for the best record in the league. The (6-0) Patriots visit the (1-4) New York Jets tonight at 5:15 (PT). The NFL schedule/results right here. The NFL standings are right here. CFL: The Calgary Stampeders and Saskatchewan Roughriders are tied for first place in the CFL West with each team having two games remaining. Both teams are 10-6 and two points ahead of the (10-7) Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Stampeders beat the Blue Bombers 37-33 Saturday to conclude week 19. The (13-3) Hamilton Tiger-Cats have the best record in the league. The (5-12) BC Lions, coming off a 27-19 Friday loss to Saskatchewan, will play their final game on Saturday, Nov. 2nd when they host Calgary. Week 20 starts on Friday with Calgary at Winnipeg (5:30 p.m. PT). There are three games on Saturday, including Saskatchewan at (8-8) Edmonton (4:00 p.m. PT). Also on Saturday, Hamilton plays at Montreal (10 a.m. PT) and Ottawa visits Toronto (1:00). # The CFL standings are right here. The 2019 schedule/results right here. Tennis: Bianca Andreescu has become the highest-ranked Canadian female tennis player in WTA Tour history. The 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., jumped to No. 4 in the rankings today (Monday) which moves her one spot ahead of her career-best No. 5 ranking, which tied a Canadian record set by Eugenie Bouchard in 2014. Milos Raonic reached No. 3 in the men’s rankings in 2016, the best ranking achieved by a Canadian. Congratulations @Bandreescu_ for becoming the highest ranked Canadian in WTA history, #4 in the world ?? ? #tennis #canada pic.twitter.com/QJ9KQtTOLP — Faces Magazine (@facesottawa) October 21, 2019 MLB: (American League Championship Series) Houston Astros 6 New York Yankees 4 (Saturday) The Astros won the ALCS 4-2 and will host the Washington Nationals in the first two games of the World Series on Tuesday and Wednesday (5:08 p.m. PT). ALTUVE SENDS THE @ASTROS TO THE #WORLDSERIES! pic.twitter.com/NYx1yzRFDY — MLB (@MLB) October 20, 2019 The MLB playoff schedule/results right here. NBA: The Toronto Raptors begin defence of their NBA title when they host the New Orleans Pelicans Tuesday night at 5:00 (PT). The other game on the opening day of the season has the LA Lakers at the LA Clippers.