Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3RD SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Tuesday, Dec. 3rd, 2019 (As of 12:01 AM) by Hartley Miller WHL: (PG Cougars) The Prince George Cougars play their next four games against the Portland Winterhawks starting with a doubleheader at CN Centre tonight and Wednesday. The two teams also meet Saturday and Sunday in Portland. The (16-6-1-2) Winterhawks are tied with the (17-6-1) Everett Silvertips for the U.S. Division lead. Portland goalie Joel Hofer is one of 8 WHL and 31 players overall invited to Hockey Canada’s National Junior Team Selection Camp, scheduled for December 9th to 12th in Oakville, Ont. Eight WHL players have been named to @HockeyCanada‘s #WorldJuniors Sport Chek Selection Camp! DETAILS 🇨🇦 | https://t.co/PoNWGo7ld5 pic.twitter.com/bt6I7XzGFq — The WHL (@TheWHL) December 2, 2019 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. The PG Cougars schedule/results right here. The WHL standings are right here. CAT SCAN: @Hartley_Miller sits down this week with @TheWHL Senior Director of Officiating Kevin Muench, who talks about a wide array of topics @PGCougars | #cityofpg https://t.co/ojNPd0Ee3h #Sports pic.twitter.com/BAF3BPXnst — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) November 28, 2019 BCHL: (PG Spruce Kings) The Prince George Spruce Kings will continue a five-game homestand Thursday and Friday against the (14-9-4-2) Chilliwack Chiefs. The Spruce Kings are tied with the (11-15-2-3) Surrey Eagles for fourth in the Mainland Division, one point behind the (13-15-0-1-1) Langley Rivermen. The BCHL standings are right here. The Spruce Kings 2019-20 schedule/results right here. BC Major Midget League: (Cariboo Cougars) The Cariboo Cougars visit the (6-13-0-1) Thompson Blazers Saturday night at 6:30 and Sunday afternoon at 1:00 in Kamloops. The 14-4-1-1 Major Midget Cougars are midway through their 40-game regular-season schedule. They are tied for third place but just four points out of first. The Major Midget League schedule/results/standings right here. # NHL: (5 Monday games, no Canadian teams in action) #NHLScores BUF 7 – NJD 1 VGK 4 – NYR 1 NYI 4 – DET 1 STL 4 – CHI 0 ANA 4 – LAK 2https://t.co/NFSYj50hKj pic.twitter.com/6sLr4B0qV1 — NHL (@NHL) December 3, 2019 The Red Wings loss against the Islanders was their 10th in a row. Game two on a five-game homestand for the Vancouver Canucks will be played tonight when they host the Ottawa Senators. The (13-11-4) Canucks are tied with Calgary for 5th place in the Pacific Division, one point behind San Jose and two back of Vegas. The (11-15-1) Senators are second-last in the Atlantic Division, eight points out of a playoff spot. There are 10 Tuesday games in the NHL with Calgary and Edmonton the only Canadian teams not in action. Montreal will try to end an 8-game losing streak when they host the NY Islanders. # 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. NFL: (Final game in Week 13) Seattle Seahawks 37 Minnesota Vikings 30 The Seahawks are 10-2, tied for the best record in the NFL alongside New Orleans, San Francisco, Baltimore and New England. FINAL: The @Seahawks are now in 1st place in the NFC West! #Seahawks #MINvsSEA (by @Lexus) pic.twitter.com/7kizcsmb2L — NFL (@NFL) December 3, 2019 The 8-4 Vikings are one game back of Green Bay in the NFC North. The NFL schedule/results right here. The NFL standings are right here. CFL: (BC Lions) Rick Campbell is the 27th head coach of the B.C. Lions. Campbell comes to Vancouver after coaching the Ottawa Redblacks for the past six years. He parted ways with the Redblacks following this season where they finished 3-15. Campbell takes over from Devone Claybrooks who only coached the Lions for one season, guiding them to a 5-13 record. “I actually taught high school and coached football in Spokane for a couple of years. I kind of got suckered into it and I liked it.” From @BakesTakes84 | Son of coaching legend has blazed own trail back to west coast. 📝 | https://t.co/Cf9YdHx4oN pic.twitter.com/xdc5trmSwa — BC LIONS (@BCLions) December 2, 2019 NBA: The Toronto Raptors put a seven-game win streak on the line when they host the (14-5) Miami Heat tonight (4:30 PT). The Raptors are a perfect 9-0 at home and 15-4 overall. Toronto is second in the NBA Eastern Conference, 2 games behind the (18-3) 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. # 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. High School Volleyball: Five teams from Prince George earned a top-10 placing at recently completed B.C. high school volleyball championships. Two of those schools were named the most-sportsmanlike team. Details below: # 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. # 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. # 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. # 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.