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

WHL: (BC Division)

The (5-7-1-1) Prince George Cougars play the (12-2) Blazers tonight at 7:00 in Kamloops. The Cougars, coming off Monday’s 4-1 victory over Victoria, are 0-4 this season against the first-place Blazers. Kamloops is riding an overall 5-game win streak.

In the WHL Tuesday, Kamloops beat Vancouver 2-1 and Kelowna outscored Victoria 5-1, the 10th straight loss for the Royals. Scott Cousins of Prince George, an undrafted player who turned 17 in January, scored his first WHL goal for Kelowna in his 6th game.

The PG Cougars schedule is right here.

The WHL standings are right here.


IIHF U18 World Hockey Championship: (Group A in Plano, Texas)

Canada  12  Sweden  1
(Goalie Tyler Brennan of the PG Cougars is on the Canadian team but did not play. Canada plays its second game of the tournament tonight (6:00 PT) against Latvia)


The (9-3-0-1) Prince George Spruce Kings play the (2-10) Merritt Centennials tonight at 5:00. The Spruce Kings blanked the Centennials 3-0 Sunday for their 4th straight victory. P.G. is 6-0 this season against Merritt. Prince George has a 1-point lead over the (9-5) Chiefs in the 3-team Chilliwack Pod.

The Spruce Kings schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.



(North Division) 

None of the Canadian NHL teams were in action Tuesday.

The (19-20-3) Vancouver Canucks play the last-place Senators again today (2:30 PT) in Ottawa. It is the 4th straight meeting between the two teams. Vancouver has slipped 10 points back of Montreal for the last playoff spot with the Canucks holding five games in hand.

The Canadiens are home this evening against Toronto while Edmonton visits Winnipeg.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

Taking Note Column:


Brooklyn Nets  116  Toronto Raptors  103

The (26-36) Raptors, with just 10 games left, start a 4-game road trip Thursday at Denver.

The NBA schedule is right here.

The Raptors schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.



Toronto Blue Jays  9  Washington Nationals  5(
(Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit three home runs, including a grand slam and had seven RBIs )

The (11-11) Blue Jays visit the Nationals again tonight before going to Atlanta for a weekend series against the Braves.

The Blue Jays schedule is right here.

The MLB standings are right here.