(As of 12:01 a.m.) by Hartley Miller

Canada West Basketball: (UNBC Timberwolves)

UNBC Timberwolves  93  Lethbridge Pronghorns  85  (DBL OT)

The Timberwolves extended their winning streak to nine games by erasing a 13-point halftime deficit to advance to the Canada West quarterfinals.

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The Canada West women’s basketball schedule is right here.

The Canada West women’s basketball standings are right here.

The Canada West men’s basketball schedule is right here.

The Canada West men’s basketball standings are right.here

 

WHL: (PG Cougars)

The Prince George Cougars have two home games on the long weekend.

They entertain the (29-18-4-1) Calgary Hitmen tonight at 7:00 and the (18-31-2-3) Red Deer Rebels Monday afternoon at 2:00 (before they travel to play games at Everett on Friday the 21st and at Seattle on Sunday the 23rd).

The Cougars, who have 17 games remaining (eight of them at CN Centre) are 9 points behind (21-25-3-3) Seattle and 12 back of (24-25-1-2) Kelowna in the race for the two wild-card playoff spots.

Seattle lost 2-1 Friday night in Everett.


The P.G. Cougars schedule/results right here.

The WHL standings are right here.

 

BCHL: (PG Spruce Kings)

This is the second-to-last weekend of the BCHL regular season.

The (17-31-2-4) Prince George Spruce King play the (21-29-2-1-1) Langley Rivermen in Kitimat tonight at 7:00 and Sunday afternoon at 1:00.

The Spruce Kings have lost eight of their last nine.

P.G. will host first-place Coquitlam Feb. 21st and 22nd to close out its regular season.

The Spruce Kings are 15th out of 17 in the overall BCHL standings, three points ahead of West Kelowna and six behind Langley.

The BCHL standings are right here.

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

 

BCMML: (Cariboo Cougars)

The (22-10-1-1) Cariboo Cougars, who are riding a four-game win streak, host the (8-26) Kootenay Ice today at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Kin 1.

The Major Midget Cougars, with just six-regular-season games left, are in 5th place in the 11-team league.

Kootenay is in 10th place and all but mathematically out of playoff contention.

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

 

NHL: (4 Friday games)

The Vancouver Canucks host the Anaheim Ducks Sunday afternoon at 2:00.

The (32-21-5) Canucks, who have won 11 of their last 12 home games, lead the Pacific Division by three points over Edmonton, Vegas and Calgary.

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The Minnesota Wild have promoted assistant Dean Evason to head coach.

He replaces 65-year-old Bruce Boudreau who is the eighth NHL head coach to lose his job this season.

The coaching change matches the most for one season in league history,

Minnesota is 27-23-7 and three points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference with 25 games left.

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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.

 

Curling:

This is the opening weekend of the National Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw.

B.C. (Corryn Brown of Kamloops) will open this morning at 11:30 PT against P.E.I.

The Canadian champion will advance to the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George March 14th-22nd.

6-time national champ Jennifer Jones advanced to the main draw of the Canadian women’s curling championship with an 8-7 victory over Tracy Fleury in the wild-card game.

The National Scotties draw is right here.