(As of 12:01 AM) by Hartley Miller

WHL: (PG Cougars)

The (6-16-0-2) Prince George Cougars visit the (13-8-1-2) Kelowna Rockets tonight (Saturday).

Kelowna is 3-1 against PG this season.

The Rockets are second in the BC Division, four points behind Kamloops and one ahead of Vancouver.

The Cougars are 11 points behind (11-10-2-1) Tri-City for the last Western Conference wild-card playoff spot with both teams having played 24 games.

Next week, the Cougars play the (16-5-1-2) Winterhawks in four consecutive games: Tuesday and Wednesday at CN Centre and Dec. 7th and 8th in Portland.

The PG Cougars schedule/results right here.

The WHL standings are right here.


BCHL:
(PG Spruce Kings)

The (11-15-2-3) Prince George Spruce Kings host the (14-14-1) Powell River Kings Sunday afternoon at 3:00 to begin a string of five consecutive games at RMCA.

The Spruce Kings are fourth in the Mainland Division, one point behind (13-14-0-1-1) Langley and two points in front of (10-15-2-3) Surrey.

The BCHL standings are right here.

The Spruce Kings 2019-20 schedule/results right here.

 

BC Major Midget League: (Cariboo Cougars)

The (12-4-1-1) Cariboo Cougars host the (3-7-2-5) Valley West Giants today at 4:30 p.m. & Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Kin 1.

The Major Midget Cougars will hit the midway point of their 40-game regular-season schedule after the games this weekend.

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

NHL: (12 Friday games. Canadian teams went 1-2)

The Vancouver Canucks play a home-and-home this weekend with the Edmonton Oilers.

The two teams meet tonight (7:00) in Edmonton as the Canucks conclude a six-game road trip.

The rematch goes Sunday night (7:00) in Vancouver.

The (12-10-4) Canucks are fifth in the Pacific Division, a point behind San Jose and two back of Vegas.

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The Calgary Flames host the Ottawa Senators tonight (4:00) in their first game since Bill Peters resigned as the team’s head coach.

The Flames promoted associate coach Geoff Ward to the job.

On Monday night, player Akim Aliu alleged on Twitter that Peters had directed a racial slur toward him “several times” while the two were together 10 years ago in the AHL.

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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.

High School Volleyball:

College Heights will play Surrey Christian today (9:45 a.m.) for 5th and 6th place at the BC 2A boys volleyball championship at Langley Events Centre.

At the same time, Duchess Park will meet Langley Fundamental for 9th and 10th in the 16-team tournament.

On the consolation side Friday, College Heights beat Pacific Academy 2-0 and Duchess got by
W.L. Seaton 2-1.

Full results and schedules are right here.

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Also in Langley, Duchess Park lost to Carihi 3-0 in the quarterfinals of the 3A girls provincial high school volleyball championship.

Duchess Park beat South Kamloops 3-2 and PGSS lost to R.A. McMath 3-1 in the championship round of 16.

Full results and schedules are right here.

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Both Kelly Road and D.P. Todd failed to make the championship round of 16 at the 20-team 2A girls provincial volleyball championship in Vernon.

Kelly Road lost 2-0 to St. Thomas Moore and D.P. Todd lost 2-1 to Brentwood in the first-round of the playoffs.

Both Prince George team will finish anywhere from 17th to 20th.

The championship draw is right here.

The main draw is right here.

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Cedars Christian lost its three round-robin games and its first two playoff games at the provincial girls 1A volleyball championship in Castlegar.

The draw/results right here.

 

NFL: (Week 13)

There are a dozen NFL games Sunday, including (10-1) San Francisco at (9-2) Baltimore. The Ravens have won seven straight.

The NFL schedule/results right here.

The NFL standings are right here.

NBA:

Toronto Raptors  90  Orlando Magic  83

The (14-4) Raptors are second in the NBA Eastern Conference, 1.5 games behind the (16-3) Milwaukee Bucks.

Toronto will host the (12-7) Utah Jazz Sunday (3 p.m. PT).

The Raptors schedule/results right here.

The NBA standings are right here.

Canada West Basketball: (UNBC Timberwolves)

The UNBC Timberwolves resume Canada West basketball league games January 3rd and 4th in Calgary.

UNBC is 4-4 and in 8th place out of 17 teams in the men’s standings.

The Timberwolves are 3-5 and 12th in the women’s division.

The top 12 qualify for the playoffs.

Next home games for the UNBC women and men will be Jan. 10th & 11th against Fraser Valley.

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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.