(As of 12:01 AM) by Hartley Miller

WHL: (PG Cougars)

Kelowna Rockets  3  Prince George Cougars  2

Nolan Foote (13) snapped a 2-2 tie with his second power-play goal of the game at 7:41 of the third period.

Foote opened the scoring at 11:26 of the first with the Teddy Bear toss goal.

Sean Comrie (3) gave Kelowna a 2-0 lead early in the second period before Josh Maser (11), on a power-play, and  Connor Bowie (5) tallied later in the second period to tie the game.

The Rockets, who have won four of five games this season against the Cougars, outshot Prince George 26-21 before 5,656 fans at Prospera Place in Kelowna.

The game stats and highlights are right here.

The (14-8-1-2) Rockets are second in the BC Division, four points behind Kamloops and three ahead of Victoria and Vancouver.

The (6-17-0-2) Cougars are 13 points behind (12-10-2-1) Tri-City for the last Western Conference wild-card playoff spot with both teams having played 25 games.

Prince George will play its next four games against the (16-6-1-2) Winterhawks: Tuesday and Wednesday at CN Centre and Dec. 7th and 8th in Portland.

The Winterhawks are tied with (17-6-1) Everett for the U.S. Division lead.

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 this afternoon (Sunday) at 3:00 to begin a string of five consecutive games at RMCA.

The Spruce Kings are tied with (11-15-2-3) Surrey for fourth in the Mainland Division, one point behind (13-15-0-1-1) Langley.

The BCHL standings are right here.

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

 

BC Major Midget League: (Cariboo Cougars)

Cariboo Cougars  5  Valley West Giants  1  (Sunday)
Cariboo Cougars  1  Valley West Giants  0  (Saturday)

The 14-4-1-1 Major Midget Cougars are midway through their 40-game regular-season schedule.

Cariboo will visit the Thompson Blazers Saturday night at 6:30 in Kamloops.

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

NHL: (13 Saturday games. Canadian teams went 3-3-1)

Vancouver Canucks  5  Edmonton Oilers  2

Tanner Pearson scored twice and added two assists for the (13-10-4) Canucks who finished 3-3 on a six-game road trip.

The same two teams meet again tonight at 7:00 in Vancouver as the Canucks begin a five-game homestand.

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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 placed 5th and Duchess Park 10th at the 16-team provincial 2A Boys volleyball championship at Langley Events Centre.

College Heights beat Surrey Christian 2-1 in the 5th/6th place game while Duchess lost to Langley Fundamental 2-1 in the 9th/10th place game.

Full results are right here.

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Also in Langley, Duchess Park finished 5th and PGSS 10th at the B.C. 3A Girls volleyball championship.

Duchess beat Okanagan Mission 2-0 in the 5th/6th place game while PGSS lost 2-1 to South Kamloops in the consolation final for 9th/10th.

PGSS was named the most sportsmanlike team.

Dawson Creek captured the bronze medal in the 16-team tournament.

Full results and schedules are right here.

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Kelly Road finished 17th and D.P. Todd 19th out of 20 at the provincial 2A Girls volleyball championship in Vernon.

The consolation draw is right here.

The championship draw is right here.

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Cedars Christian ended up 9th out 16 and was named the most sportsmanlike team at the B.C.
1A Girls volleyball championship in Castlegar.

Lakes District wound up 16th.

The draw/results right here.

 

NFL: (Week 13)

There are a dozen NFL games today, including (10-1) San Francisco at (9-2) Baltimore.

The Ravens have won seven straight.

The night game has (10-1) New England at (7-4) Houston.

The NFL schedule/results right here.

The NFL standings are right here.

NBA:

The Toronto Raptors host the (12-7) Utah Jazz today (3 p.m. PT).

The (14-4) Raptors are second in the NBA Eastern Conference, 2 games behind the (17-3) Milwaukee Bucks.

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 as of the Canada West holiday/semester break.

The Timberwolves are 3-5 and 11th 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.