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

WHL: (BC Division)

Victoria Royals  3  Prince George Cougars  2  (OT)

Brayden Tracey opened and closed the scoring as the Anaheim Ducks first-round pick tallied the winner at 4:36 of overtime. Jonny Hooker scored both goals for the Cougars, who outshot the Royals 45-30. Connor Martin got the win in net with Tyler Brennan taking the loss.  It was the third straight game P.G. did not pick up a victory or a power-play goal. The (1-2-1-1) Cougars play the (4-1) Vancouver Giants Saturday and Monday in Kamloops. The Giants will face the (1-3-1) Royals tonight in Kelowna.

The PG Cougars schedule is right here.



The Prince George Spruce Kings play the Merritt Centennials tonight at 5:00 in Chilliwack. The 1-1 Spruce Kings beat Merritt 3-2 on Sunday.

The Spruce Kings schedule is right here.



NHL: (North Division)

A total of 21 players on the Vancouver Canucks have now tested positive for COVID-19, in addition to four staff members.

Three of the 21 are from the taxi squad and one additional player is considered a close contact.

Right-winger Jake Virtanen was added to the list Tuesday.

It is unclear when the Canucks will play their next game but it will not be this week.

There were 9 Tuesday games in the NHL, none involving Canadian teams. Tonight, Edmonton is at Ottawa and Montreal plays at Toronto.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.



Texas Rangers  7  Toronto Blue Jays  4
(The 3-2 Jays play the Rangers again today in Texas in the rubber match of their 3-game series.

The Blue Jays schedule is right here.



Los Angeles Lakers  110  Toronto Raptors  101

The (20-31) Raptors host the (21-28) Chicago Bulls Thursday in Tampa Bay.

The NBA schedule is right here.

The Raptors schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.


Canada’s Brendan Bottcher of Canada is 7-2 at the world men’s curling championship in Calgary. On Tuesday, Canada beat Italy 7-4 and China 6-5.