In a nutshell: As of 12:05 a.m Saturday by Hartley Miller


The plan is to have the Prince George Cougars back on the ice.

Following a Board of Governors meeting on Friday, the WHL announced that the league is committed to play a 2020-21 Regular Season.

It will consist of 24 games for each team.

The start date for the season will be determined once final approval has been received from the Health Authorities in each provincial and state jurisdiction.

All models and schedule formats are being considered by the WHL.


Prince George Cougars forward Filip Koffer has signed a professional contract to play with a team in his home country in the Czech Republic.

The 19-year-old Koffer just played for the Czechs at the recently concluded World Junior Hockey Championship in Edmonton.

He is eligible to return to the Cougars this season once his season in the Czech Republic has concluded.



The NHL regular-season will begin on Wednesday with five games including Vancouver at Edmonton and Montreal at Toronto. The Canucks also play the Oilers on Thursday, Jan 14th in Edmonton to complete the doubleheader.


Toronto Raptors  144 Sacramento Kings  123

(The 2-6) Raptors play at Golden State Sunday and Portland Monday.

(Playoffs start this weekend)


Indianapolis  at  Buffalo  10:05 AM PT
LA Rams  at  Seattle  1:40 PM
Tampa Bay  at  Washington  5:15 PM
(The Bills are favoured by 6 1/2, the Seahawks are favoured by 3  and the Bucs are an 8 1/2-point favourite)


Baltimore  at  Tennessee  10:05 AM
Chicago  at  New Orleans  1:40 PM
Cleveland  at  Pittsburgh  5:15 PM
(The Ravens are favoured by 3 1/2, the Saints are favoured by 10 and the Steelers are a 6-point favourite)