As of 12:05 a.m. Tuesday by Hartley Miller

WHL: (BC Division)

The (1-2-0-1) Prince George Cougars play the (0-3-1) Victoria Royals tonight at 7:00 in Kamloops. The Cougars are coming off Sunday’s 1-0 shootout loss to the Vancouver Giants. Tyler Brennan made 43 saves in 65 minutes for his first WHL shutout before giving up a goal to Tristen Nielsen in a shootout.

In the WHL Monday, Vancouver blanked Kamloops 4-0 as Trent Miner made 30 saves for his third shutout in as many games this season.

Cougars goalie Tyler Brennan and defenceman Jack Sander are among six players named to the WHL’s B.C. Hub Team of the Week.

The PG Cougars schedule is right here.


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BCHL:

The Prince George Spruce Kings play the Merritt Centennials Wednesday night at 5:00 in Chilliwack. The Spruce Kings split their first two games of the season, a 4-1 loss to Chilliwack (Saturday) was followed by a 3-2 victory over Merritt (Sunday).

The Spruce Kings schedule is right here.

 

NHL: (North Division)

Toronto  5  Calgary  3

Montreal  3  Edmonton  2  (OT)

Winnipeg  4  Ottawa  3

The NHL’s deputy commissioner Bill Daly remains confident the Vancouver Canucks will be able to complete their 56-game schedule. Daly adds the league will not change its COVID-19 protocols in the aftermath of the Canucks’ situation. It is not clear when Vancouver will play its next game. As of Monday, 17 Canucks players were in the league’s COVID-19 protocol with the addition of rookie forward Nils Hoglander.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

MLB: 

Toronto Blue Jays  6  Texas Rangers  2
(The Jays are off to a 3-1 start and play again tonight against the Rangers in Texas)

The Blue Jays schedule is right here.


NCAA basketball:

(Men’s championship game)

Baylor  86  Gonzaga  70

A thriller in the NCAA women’s basketball championship game on Sunday. Stanford edged Arizona 54-53 for its first national title in 29 years.


NBA:

Toronto Raptors  103  Washington Wizards  101
(The Raptors are 20-30 after 50 games and play again tonight in Tampa when they host the LA Lakers)

The NBA schedule is right here.

The Raptors schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.


NFL:

The New York Jets have traded QB San Darnold to the Carolina Panthers in return for three draft picks; a sixth-rounder later this month and a second-rounder and fourth-rounder in 2022.

 

UNBC Timberwolves: