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

WHL: (BC Division)

The Prince George Cougars play the Vancouver Giants tonight in Kamloops. The Giants beat the Victoria Royals 5-4 Tuesday night as Vancouver erased a 4-3 deficit late in the game. The 1-1 Cougars are coming off Monday’s 5-3 victory over Victoria. Connor Bowie notched his first WHL hat trick. The Cats scored twice on the power play for the 2nd straight game.

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The PG Cougars trimmed their roster to 24, three goalies, 14 forwards, and seven defensemen.

The Cats loaned 18-year-old forward Mitch Kohner to the Spokane Chiefs.

He will be returned to PG at the conclusion of the season.

The Cougars have also announced that overage forward Ilijah Colina is no longer with the team due to personal reasons.


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NHL:
(North Division)

Montreal  4  Edmonton  0

The (16-18-3) Vancouver Canucks host the Calgary Flames tonight before heading out on a 7-game road trip. The Canucks will be without forward Adam Gaudette, who has tested positive COVID-19.

A milestone for Brett Connolly of Prince George. The 28-year-old Connolly scored his 100th NHL goal to help the Florida Panthers beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

BCHL:

Former PG Spruce Kings defenceman Layton Ahac has signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Vegas Golden Knights beginning in the 2021-22 season. Ahac, who also signed an AHL contract with the Silver Knights for the remainder of this season, collected nine points (1 G, 8 A) in 27 games during his sophomore season at Ohio State University.  He was selected by the Golden Knights in the third round (86th overall) during the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

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The Prince George Spruce Kings begin their 20-game, 5-week BCHL schedule Saturday against the Chilliwack Chiefs. The Spruce Kings play the Chiefs and the Merritt Centennials 10 times each with all games starting at 5 p.m. at the Chilliwack Coliseum.

 

UNBC Timberwolves:


MLB:

The Toronto Blue Jays will stay in Dunedin, Florida for their third homestand of the season starting May 14th because of COVID-19 restrictions. Toronto already had announced its first two home stands will be played at its spring-training facility. The Blue Jays say they hope to return to Toronto’s Rogers Centre at some point in 2021. The Jays open their season Thursday in New York against the Yankees.


NBA:

The (18-29) Toronto Raptors visit the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight. The Raptors have lost 12 of their last 13 games.

The NBA schedule is right here.

The Raptors schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.


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