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


NHL: (North Division) 

Toronto  7  Ottawa  3

The (8-11-1) Vancouver Canucks host the (9-6-1) Winnipeg Jets tonight and Sunday at 7:00. The Canucks are 6th in the Canadian Division, but just three points out of second, although the teams ahead of Vancouver have multiple games in hand. In the first meeting, this season the Canucks beat the Jets 4-1 in Winnipeg on Jan. 30th.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.



Don Nachbaur of Prince George has been hired by the Tri-City Americans as the team’s new associate coach. He will work under head coach Kelly Buchberger. The 62-year-old Nachbaur returns to Tri-City after spending six seasons with the Americans as head coach between 2003 and 2009. Nachbaur is the WHL’s third-winningest regular-season head coach.


UNBC Timberwolves:


Toronto Raptors  110  Milwaukee Bucks  96

The (14-15) Raptors swept a pair in Milwaukee this week (also winning 124-113 on Tuesday) and will conclude a 3-game road trip tonight at 6:00 (PT) in Minnesota against the (7-22) Timberwolves. Toronto is 6th in the tight Eastern Conference.

The NBA schedule is right here.

The Raptors schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.