Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Friday, Nov. 8th, 2019 (As of 12:01 AM) by Hartley Miller WHL: (PG Cougars) The Prince George Cougars host the Victoria Royals tonight and Saturday. The Cougars have just one win in their last eight games to fall six points behind the (7-7-1) Royals for the final wild-card playoff spot. PG is also four points back of the (5-7-2-1) Seattle Thunderbirds. The Cougars have completed 1/4 of their regular season schedule, sitting 4-12-0-1 overall, and 2-7 at home. Victoria beat PG twice in late September on the Island. The team battled back, but couldn’t complete the comeback last night. Check out the highlights now ? Watch: https://t.co/bBFzmM175Z pic.twitter.com/q5B9kw47QZ — PG Cougars (@PGCougars) November 7, 2019 # The PG Cougars should get a big lift this weekend with the return of their leading scorer from the 2018-19 season. Import forward Vladislav Mikhalchuk is back after starting this season in the KHL. # NEWS | Vlad is back. Last season’s leading scorer Vladislav Mikhalchuk has rejoined the team. #NorthernUprising #WHL ? https://t.co/LfVZFeG2HQ pic.twitter.com/iOi7ySSC5R — PG Cougars (@PGCougars) November 6, 2019 The PG Cougars schedule/results right here. The WHL standings are right here. BCHL: (PG Spruce Kings) The (8-9-2-2) Prince George Spruce Kings visit the (7-13-0-2) Surrey Eagles tonight and the (11-7-3-1) Chilliwack Chiefs Saturday. The next home game for the Spruce Kings will be on Wednesday against the Vernon Vipers. Prince George is in third place in the Mainland Division, four points ahead of Langley and Surrey and six behind second-place Chilliwack. COMMITMENT | The Spruce Kings are thrilled to announce that Chong Min Lee has committed to play NCAA Division 1 Hockey at the University of Alaska Anchroage (@UAAHockey)! Congrats, Chonger! ?| https://t.co/PuupMfpYxU#GetInTheMix | #BCHL pic.twitter.com/RhcydbGjfj — Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) November 7, 2019 The Spruce Kings schedule/results right here. The BCHL standings are right here. BC Major Midget League: (Cariboo Cougars) The Cariboo Cougars visit the Vancouver NW Hawks this weekend at the North Shore Winter Club. Game times are 7:45 p.m. (Saturday) and 10:15 a.m. (Sunday). The (9-2-0-1) Major Midget Cougars are in 4th place in the 11-team BCMML, but just a point behind the (10-4) Vancouver NE Chiefs and the (10-4) Vancouver NW Hawks with Cariboo holding two games in hand. The Major Midget League schedule/results/standings right here. LISTEN: On this week’s edition of the Cat Scan Podcast @Hartley_Miller catches up with local product and former Chilliwack Bruins star Ryan Howse @PGCougars @cariboocougars @SpruceKings @TheWHL | https://t.co/z7124602Lh #CityofPG #sports #NorthernUprising pic.twitter.com/r6VJYklxbj — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) November 7, 2019 NHL: (11 Thursday games) Chicago 5 Vancouver 2 The loss ended the Canucks eight-game point streak. “Every time we got some momentum we seemed to take a penalty… hard to come back when you’re in the box all game.” – J.T. Miller pic.twitter.com/cNvmOC3bX2 — Vancouver #Canucks (@Canucks) November 8, 2019 The (9-4-3) Canucks visit the (8-7-1) Winnipeg Jets tonight before hosting the (4-6-4) New Jersey Devils on Sunday. The Devils play tonight in Edmonton. #NHLScores TOR 2 – VGK 1 OT WSH 5 – FLA 4 OT PIT 4 – NYI 3 OT PHI 3 – MTL 2 OT NYR 4 – CAR 2 OTT 3 – LAK 2 OT CHI 5 – VAN 2 COL 9 – NSH 4 CGY 5 – NJD 4 CBJ 3 – ARI 2 SJS 6 – MIN 5https://t.co/NFSYj50hKj pic.twitter.com/pHmFa5m0ov — NHL (@NHL) November 8, 2019 Nathan MacKinnon of the Avalanche racked up 4 points in the 9-4 victory over the Predators without playing in the third period. MacKinnon left the game with an upper-body injury. # 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 Basketball: (UNBC Timberwolves) The UNBC Timberwolves visit the Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans tonight and Saturday in Langley in Canada West basketball. UNBC is 1-1 with the men and 0-2 with the women. The Spartans are 0-2 in both the men’s and women’s divisions. PREVIEW: @SpenceLedoux & @UNBCBasketball are in Langley for a pair of @CanadaWest battles with the @TWUSpartans at @LangleyEvents. Check out a lookahead with stats, leaders, players to watch, and more: https://t.co/5JLXS7Uj2l pic.twitter.com/0L3oa27hFj — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) November 8, 2019 PREVIEW: @UNBCWomensBball heads to Langley this weekend for a @CanadaWest doubleheader vs the @TWUSpartans! Check out a lookahead with stats, leaders, players to watch, and quotes from @UNBC‘s Issy Bourque! https://t.co/WBvf6bZkGw pic.twitter.com/GFXwqcFC2B — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) November 7, 2019 Next home games for the Timberwolves will be on Nov. 15th and 16th against the UBC Thunderbirds. # The Canada West men’s basketball schedule is right here. The Canada West men’s basketball standings are right here. The Canada West women’s basketball schedule is right here. The Canada West women’s basketball standings are right here. NFL: (Week 10) Oakland Raiders 26 LA Chargers 24 The Raiders improve to 5-4 while the Chargers drop to 4-6 in the AFC West. There are 11 Sunday games in the NFL including Minnesota at Dallas. The NFL schedule/results right here. The NFL standings are right here. CFL: Playoffs kickoff Sunday in the CFL. Edmonton visits Montreal (10 a.m. PT) in the Eastern semi-final with the winner to play at Hamilton on Nov. 17th. Winnipeg will be on the road at Calgary (1:30 p.m. PT) in the Western semi-final with the winner to visit Saskatchewan on Nov. 17th. The 107th Grey Cup will be played in Calgary on Sunday, Nov. 24th. # The CFL standings are right here. The 2019 schedule/results right here. NBA: The Toronto Raptors begin a five-game road trip tonight against the (1-6) Pelicans in New Orleans. The Raptors are 5-2 this season including an opening night victory over the Pelicans. The Raptors schedule/results right here. The NBA standings are right here.