In a nutshell: As of 12:05 a.m. Friday by Hartley Miller UPDATED at 6:00 p.m.

WHL: (BC Division)

Kamloops Blazers  6  PG Cougars 1
(The Blazers took control by scoring four unanswered goals in the second period, two of them 15 seconds apart. Kamloops outshot P.G. 42-26. The Blazers improved to 3-0 while the Cougars fell to 1-2. Prince George will play Vancouver Sunday night at 6:00)

–Tyler Brennan of the Prince George Cougars is one one three goalies named to represent Canada at the 2021 Under-18 World Hockey Championship. The tournament will run from April 26th to May 6th in Frisco and Plano, Texas. The 25-man Canadian roster also includes eight defensemen and 14 forwards.


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NHL: (North Division)

Montreal  4  Ottawa  1

–The Vancouver Canucks next three games have been postponed because several of their players and one member of the coaching staff tested positive for COVID-19. The Canucks are hoping to play again on Thursday (April 8th).

The NHL schedule is right here.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

BCHL:

The BCHL regular season begins this weekend. The Prince George Spruce Kings start their 20-game, 5-week 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.

 

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MLB: (season opener)

Toronto Blue Jays  3  New York Yankees  2   (10 innings)


NBA:

The (18-30) Toronto Raptors host Golden State tonight in Tampa Bay. The Raptors have lost 13 of their last 14 games.

The NBA schedule is right here.

The Raptors schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.