Hartley's Sports ShortsNewsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: TUESDAY, JANUARY 14th SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Tuesday, Jan. 14th, 2020 (As of 12:01 a.m.) by Hartley Miller WHL: (PG Cougars) The PG Cougars have three games in four days to conclude their 6-game East Division road trip. The Cougars, who have picked up four out of a possible six points on the swing, play tonight in Winnipeg against the East-Division leading (25-15-1) Ice. The Cats also face off Wednesday in Brandon and Friday in Moose Jaw. The (11-22-3-4) Cougars are eight points behind the (17-20-2-1) Seattle Thunderbirds for the final Western Conference wild-card spot. P.G. is also four points back of the (14-19-4-1) Tri-City Americans. # 51 WHL players have been named to NHL Central Scouting’s midterm rankings for the 2020 NHL Draft. The only PG Cougar on the list is Taylor Gauthier who is ranked 27th among North American goalies. The NHL Draft will take place in Montreal June 26th and 27th. 51 WHL players have been named to NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm Rankings for the 2020 #NHLDraft! DETAILS 📰 | https://t.co/SMRELtpY3I pic.twitter.com/74TvTN9yVS — The WHL (@TheWHL) January 13, 2020 The PG Cougars schedule/results right here. The WHL standings are right here. LISTEN: @Hartley_Miller chats with @cFallooner on this week’s edition of the Cat Scan Podcast. Falloon played 336 career games with the @PGCougars before suiting up for the @umbisons | #cityofpg https://t.co/ffWqlo8GOM #sports #NorthernUprising pic.twitter.com/xNp17TXPaS — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) January 9, 2020 BCHL: (PG Spruce Kings) The Prince George Spruce Kings visit the (22-18-1-1) Salmon Arm Silverbacks Wednesday before hosting the Langley Rivermen Friday. The Friday game will be Mohawks night at the RMCA. Meet the 1958-59 Mohawks! This was the inaugural season of the team. This club was the first team to play in the “Coliseum” in ’58. Friday Night is Mohawks Night at the RMCA! Get your Tickets! 🎟️ | https://t.co/UTM3MwBIUc#MohawksNight || #GetInTheMix || #BCHL pic.twitter.com/eeunob9D2r — Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) January 13, 2020 With 16 regular-season games left, the (14-23-2-3) Spruce Kings are last in the Mainland Division, seven points behind (17-19-2-4) Surrey and eight back of (19-20-1-1-1) Langley. The BCHL standings are right here. The Spruce Kings 2019-20 schedule/results right here. BCMML: (Cariboo Cougars) The Cariboo Cougars host the (20-7-0-1) Vancouver NW Hawks in the second annual Winter Classic in Fort St. James. The doubleheader is scheduled for Saturday night at 5:30 on outdoor ice at Ernie Sam Memorial Arena and Sunday afternoon at 12:30 at the Fort Forum. The (17-7-1-1) Cougars are in fifth place in the 11-team BCMML, two points behind the Vancouver NE Chiefs, four points back of the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds, five behind the Vancouver NW Hawks and 10 back of the (22-2-1-1) Okanagan Rockets. # The Major Midget League schedule/results/standings right here. # The Northern Capitals of the B.C. Hockey Female Midget AAA League will also participate in the Winter Classic. The (10-7-2) Capitals will play three games against the (16-1) Greater Vancouver Comets – on Friday in Vanderhoof (7 p.m.), Saturday at the Fort Forum (2 p.m.) and Sunday at Ernie Sam Memorial Arena (9 a.m.). The outdoor game will be a first for the Capitals. NHL: (5 Monday games) Montreal 2 Calgary 0 (Carey Price picked up his second shutout of the season with 31 saves) St. Louis 4 Anaheim 1 Washington 2 Carolina 0 Philadelphia 6 Boston 5 (SO) NY Rangers 6 NY Islanders 2 # The Vancouver Canucks are 2-2 on a five-game road trip that concludes tonight in Winnipeg (5:00 p.m. PT) against the (24-18-4) Jets. The (25-17-4) Canucks are tied with Vegas for third in the tight Pacific Division, only a point behind Calgary and Arizona and only a point ahead of Edmonton. Vancouver has won nine of its last 11. Just two points separate the top five teams in the Pacific. There are 11 Tuesday NHL games with Calgary and Montreal the only Canadian teams idle. Edmonton is home against Nashville, Toronto entertains New Jersey and Ottawa hosts Chicago. Elsewhere, San Jose plays in Arizona and Vegas visits Buffalo. # The NHL has suspended Zack Kassian of the Edmonton Oilers two games for his role in an on-ice altercation with Matthew Tkachuk of the Calgary Flames. Edmonton’s Zack Kassian has been suspended for two games under Rule 46.2 (Aggressor) for an altercation with Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk. https://t.co/GNOVYmYAkh — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) January 14, 2020 # The Toronto Maple Leafs have lost defenceman Morgan Rielly for at least eight weeks due to a fracture in his foot. # 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 UBC Okanagan Heat Friday and Saturday in Canada West basketball. The 4-8 UNBC men are 11th out of 17 teams. The 3-9 UNBC women are 13th. The top 12 will advance to the playoffs. UBCO is 1-13 (men) and 2-13 (women). # HUGE NEWS! The 6th Annual @UNBC Timberwolves Legacy Breakfast, March 11th, 2020, with keynote speaker @kadydandeneau7! Kady was one of the best to ever wear a @UNBCWomensBball jersey, and now she is the best wheelchair basketball player in the world! https://t.co/0p6JLNaVUK pic.twitter.com/asylmymy80 — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) January 13, 2020 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 Basketball: The Duchess Park Condors should move to the top of the B.C. Triple-A senior boys basketball rankings after they won the St. Thomas More Collegiate senior boys basketball tournament in Burnaby. The No. 2-ranked Condors whipped No. 1-ranked G.W. Graham Grizzlies of Chilliwack 108-88 in the final. 6-foot-4 Grade 11 guard Caleb Lyons was named MVP after he hooped 35 points.