Hartley's Sports ShortsSportsHartley’s Sports Shorts; Thursday, April 29th SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Thursday, Apr. 29th, 2021 As of 12:05 a.m. Thursday by Hartley MillerWHL: (BC Division)Prince George Cougars 5 Kamloops Blazers 1 (Taylor Gauthier made 37 saves and Keaton Dowhaniuk notched a goal and three assists to lead the Cougars, who beat the first-place Blazers for the first time in five meetings this season. The (6-7-1-1) Cougars, with seven games remaining, play the Victoria Royals Friday night in Kamloops. The (1-13-1) Royals have lost 10 straight)A win for the @PGCougars over the first-place Blazers in the #REMAXHub.STATS 📝 | https://t.co/lwLhR9W1Si pic.twitter.com/6PshuooLoY— The WHL (@TheWHL) April 29, 2021The PG Cougars schedule is right here.The WHL standings are right here.After 48 days, 84 games & 1,930 tests for COVID-19 with zero positive results, the WHL has successfully completed the 2020-21 East Division Regular Season in the #SubwayWHLHub.DETAILS 📰 | https://t.co/G5ayk39bwQ pic.twitter.com/1Ihte7fQwF— The WHL (@TheWHL) April 29, 2021 BCHL:Prince George Spruce Kings 7 Merritt Centennials 0 (Christian Buono scored three goals and Jordan Farlie blocked 16 shots for the shutout. The (10-3-0-1) Spruce Kings have won five straight and are 7-0 this season against the (2-12) Centennials. Prince George has a 3-point lead over the (9-5) Chiefs in the 3-team Chilliwack Pod with six games left. The Spruce Kings play Chilliwack Friday night at 5:00)• Buono Nets 2nd Hat Trick in Pod • Cousins has 6 in 5 • Torzsok and Labelle Score First Goals in Pod • A 16 save shutout for Jordan FairlieWe have tonight’s recap from our 5th win in a row!Game Recap –> https://t.co/406Gmx8oRo#TrueBlue pic.twitter.com/AnmwsCmgXS— Prince George Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) April 29, 2021Our guy is BUZZING! Check out all three goals from @chrisbuono19 below! ⬇️⬇️ https://t.co/Y7XeMM7Bok— Prince George Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) April 29, 2021BCHL announces season will end with no playoffs, plans for alternate set of pod awardsRELEASE: https://t.co/o01WZO4emQ pic.twitter.com/pyIphhBihb— BCHL (@BCHockeyLeague) April 27, 2021The Spruce Kings schedule is right here.The BCHL standings are right here. NHL: (North Division) Ottawa 6 Vancouver 3 (The (19-21-3) Canucks visit Toronto tonight and Saturday) “We might have been tired, but you can still win when you’re tired.”In their biggest game of the season, the Canucks looked tired and careless against the Senators with their loss feeling like the end of something. (By @imacSportsnet)https://t.co/cxFozR6YEW— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) April 29, 2021Toronto 4 Montreal 1The Maple Leafs are the first team in the North Division to book their ticket to the post-season ⤵https://t.co/ZXVZ4B2v0B— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) April 29, 2021Edmonton 3 Winnipeg 1Connor McDavid helped out on all three goals as the @EdmontonOilers beat the @NHLJets on Wednesday.https://t.co/yHJMhJkRod— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) April 29, 2021A few key takeaways from Wednesday:❎ The @MapleLeafs are in the #StanleyCup Playoffs ⬛ The @GoldenKnights are atop the NHL standings and winners of 10 straight ⬛ The @StLouisBlues have a 3-point lead in the push for the last playoff spot in the Honda West Division#NHLStats pic.twitter.com/zBtssfnyPh— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) April 29, 2021The NHL schedule is right here.The Canucks schedule is right here.The NHL standings are right here. IIHF U18 World Hockey Championship: (Group A in Plano, Texas)Canada 4 Latvia 2 (Goalie Tyler Brennan of the PG Cougars is on the Canadian team but has not played in the first two games. Canada is 2-0, winning its opener 12-1 over Sweden) Taking Note Column:Oil Barons cite safety concerns in ending season . . . Blades to retire No. 44 . . . WHL’s Regina hub season ends https://t.co/ijRlfuLqnu— Gregg Drinnan (@gdrinnan) April 29, 2021 NFL:The Carolina Panthers have traded quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to the Denver Broncos for a sixth-round pick in the 2021 NFL draft which begins tonight.The NFL Draft odds are dominated by projections about where different quarterbacks will land. (@OddsShark)https://t.co/dEOEIJiD9m— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) April 28, 2021Antonio Brown is back with Tom Brady in the Bay. https://t.co/A17ZYnqIYM— Sporting News (@sportingnews) April 28, 2021 NBA:The (26-36) Toronto Raptors, with just 10 games left, start a 4-game road trip tonight against the Nuggets in Denver.The NBA schedule is right here.The Raptors schedule is right here.The NBA standings are right here. MLB: Washington Nationals 8 Toronto Blue Jays 2 (The (11-12) Blue Jays visit the Atlanta Braves Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)The Blue Jays schedule is right here.The MLB standings are right here.