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

BCHL:

Chilliwack Chiefs  3  Prince George Spruce Kings  0
(Mathieu Caron made 25 saves for the shutout. The (12-6) Chiefs move into first place in the 3-team Chilliwack Pod, a point ahead of (11-5-0-1) Spruce Kings. Chilliwack has two games remaining and Prince George three. The Spruce Kings play Merritt Wednesday and Friday before concluding its season on Sunday against Chilliwack)

The Spruce Kings schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.

 

WHL: (BC Division)

The (7-7-2-1) Prince George Cougars play the (8-2-1) Rockets tonight in Kelowna. The Cougars are riding a 4-game point streak but are 0-2 against Kelowna. The Rockets are battling the (14-4) Kamloops Blazers for the best winning percentage in the B.C. Division. The Blazers beat the Victoria Royals 5-2 Monday night. The Cougars, with just five games left, will also meet the (10-8) Vancouver Giants Wednesday in Kamloops. Prince George beat Vancouver 5-2 on Sunday.

Taylor Gauthier of the P.G. Cougars is the WHL Goalie of the Week. In 3 games, all wins, Gauthier posted a 1.33 goals-against-average and a .958 save percentage.

The PG Cougars schedule is right here.

The WHL standings are right here.


PG Cougars Cat Scan podcast:

 

NHL: (North Division) 

Edmonton  5  Vancouver  3
(Connor McDavid scored twice and added two assists as the Oilers clinched a playoff spot. The same two teams meet again tonight in Vancouver)

Montreal  3  Toronto  2  (OT)
Ottawa  2  Winnipeg  1

The NHL schedule is right here.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

IIHF U18 World Hockey Championship: (in Frisco, Texas)

(Quarterfinals)

Canada  10  Czech Republic  3
(Connor Bedard scored twice and added three assists for Canada, who will play Sweden in the semifinals Wednesday at 2 p.m. PT. The winner will play for gold on Thursday against either Russia or Finland. Goalie Tyler Brennan of the PG Cougars is on the Canadian team but has not played in any of the five games)

 

Column:

 

World women’s curling:

(Update)

Canada is 3-5 after a 10-4 victory today (Tuesday) over Italy.

Earlier:

Canada’s Kerri Einarson ended a four-game losing streak with an 8-4 victory over South Korea at the women’s world curling championship in Calgary. Canada is a long way from the playoffs with a record of 2-5.


MLB: 

Oakland A’s  5  Toronto Blue Jays  4
(The (14-13) Blue Jays are 0-1 on a 10-game road trip which continues tonight in Oakland)

The Blue Jays schedule is right here.

The MLB standings are right here.

 

NBA:

The (27-38) Toronto Raptors, with just 7 games left, visit the LA Clippers tonight.

The NBA schedule is right here.

The Raptors schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.