Hartley's Sports ShortsSportsHartley’s Sports Shorts; Monday, July 19th SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Monday, Jul. 19th, 2021 As of 11:05 a.m. Monday, July 19th by Hartley MillerNHL:Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price and St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko are among several star players left exposed in the Seattle Kraken expansion draft. There are reports that the 33-year-old Price will see a doctor this week in regards to a knee injury that could possibly lead to surgery. Price has five years left on his contract (worth over $10 million a season) and also has an $11 million signing bonus due in September.The Kraken will select one player from 30 NHL teams on Wednesday night. The Vegas Golden Knights are exempt from the draft.The vision of what the Seattle Kraken’s inaugural roster might look like has begun to take shape.Here’s a list of players each team has chosen to protect ahead of the expansion draft, and the most intriguing names left exposed for the Kraken to claim.https://t.co/ysf9Zf4v7a— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) July 18, 2021Here’s a look at the 🇨🇦 @NHL teams Protected Lists for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. 📄Thoughts? 🤔 #SeattleDraft pic.twitter.com/izEUDGQhdw— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) July 18, 2021In acquiring Jason Dickinson from the Stars, the #Canucks are hoping that he can address the team’s third-line conundrum.✍️: @imacSportsnethttps://t.co/c8hlebvjz8— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) July 17, 2021The New York Islanders have dealt veteran forward Andrew Ladd, a 2021 second-round draft choice (60th overall from Colorado), a 2022 conditional second-round draft choice and a 2023 conditional third-round draft choice to the Arizona Coyotes. pic.twitter.com/0RtVwUYTv8— TSN (@TSN_Sports) July 17, 2021Three-Team Deal! 🚨The Nashville Predators have traded defenceman Ryan Ellis to Philly, receiving defenceman Philippe Myers and forward Nolan Patrick in the deal.The Nashville Predators flipped Patrick to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for forward Cody Glass. pic.twitter.com/PJX98uxol5— TSN (@TSN_Sports) July 17, 2021 Golf:Collin Morikawa won The Open by two shots over Jordan Spieth. The 24-year-old American closed with a 4-under 66 to finish the tournament at Royal St. George’s at 15-under-265. It is the second major for Morikawa who won last year’s PGA Championship. Top Canadian Mackenzie Hughes tied for 6th at 8-under (seven strokes from the top).A magical moment for @Collin_Morikawa. pic.twitter.com/oX6JXIAMWn— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 18, 2021Collin Morikawa has won #TheOpen in his links debut, becoming the first player to capture two different majors on the first attempt.https://t.co/E1AyiROq2t— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) July 18, 2021The leaderboard is right here. PG Spruce City Men’s Fastball:SCMFL Tourney Final Game LTN Contracting-5 Decorum Painting-4 WP: Norm Linton LP: Robbie Antoine Reds- Kyle Garnot (2) HR(3)rbi’s @EthanReady@CKPGCorrigan @Hartley_Miller @cfisfm @CadenFanshaw @itsjdphoto @PGCitizen— Big Guy Lake Sports Club (@nativesportspg) July 18, 2021MLB: 1st game—Toronto Blue Jays 5 Texas Rangers 0 2nd game-Toronto Blue Jays 10 Texas Rangers 0 (The Blue Jays swept the three-game series from the Rangers, outscoring Texas 25-2. The (48-42) Jays host the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox tonight (Monday) to begin a 3-game series)The Blue Jays can feel pretty good about a lot of things that have happened over the last week.And you add a weekend series sweep in which they outscored the Rangers 25-2 and Hyun Jin Ryu rediscovering his peak levels to the list.(Via @ardenzwelling)https://t.co/kGiYlwxf4s— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) July 18, 2021The Blue Jays have announced they will play their first game back in Toronto on July 30th. The Jays will be allowed up to 15,000 fans at Rogers Centre. Club officials say they were granted a National Interest Exemption by the federal government paving the way for them to return home after nearly two years away because of border restrictions put in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.The Blue Jays schedule is right here.The MLB standings are right here. NBA:There is a two-day break in the NBA Finals. Game 6 will be played Tuesday night in Milwaukee. The Bucks lead the Phoenix Suns 3-2 after winning Game 5 on the road Saturday night 123-119. If a 7th game is needed, it would be played Thursday in Phoenix.WHAT A SEQUENCE!HOLIDAY WITH THE STEAL AND THE LOB pic.twitter.com/GDjQi9fggR— TSN (@TSN_Sports) July 18, 2021After defeating the Phoenix Suns in Game 5, the Milwaukee Bucks are now one win away from hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy.https://t.co/WJfW3YtbE1— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) July 18, 2021The NBA playoff schedule is right here. Columns:HART ATTACK: @Hartley_Miller‘s latest column promises to not fall short of any overused phrases in sports | https://t.co/2IQOwZKjL9 #CityofPG #sports pic.twitter.com/4e6cj4nat0— My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) July 16, 2021Scattershooting on a Saturday night after enjoying a mostly smoke-free evening . . . https://t.co/hVkwgn5UAx— Gregg Drinnan (@gdrinnan) July 18, 2021PG Cougars:Congratulations to Equipment Manager @chicodhanjal on joining the @abbycanucks.#WHL | #AHL📰 https://t.co/488MCs6qlY pic.twitter.com/U9WPjeqpIx— PG Cougars (@PGCougars) July 16, 2021 Olympics:Men’s rugby sevens player Nathan Hirayama (who is from BC) and Women’s basketball player Miranda Ayim have been named Canada’s flag-bearers for the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. It is the first time that a pair from different sports will carry the Canadian flag into the opening ceremony which is set for Friday.What an incredible honour and pleasure to be sharing this experience with @NHirayama10.Looking forward to representing Team Canada with pride. 🇨🇦 pic.twitter.com/eXIzT1PB1I— Miranda Joy Ayim (@AyimWhoAyim) July 19, 2021Coco Gauff will miss the Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19. https://t.co/ooRllqp6s6 pic.twitter.com/wcz4hVtC3N— theScore (@theScore) July 18, 2021The Tokyo 2020 organizing committee has reported the first positive cases of COVID-19 in the Olympic Village. pic.twitter.com/3AH6vPCTlA— theScore (@theScore) July 18, 2021Canada is sending a team of 371 athletes (225 women and 146 men) to the Tokyo Olympics.It’s the country’s largest Olympic contingent since the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games.Among the female athletes: track star Regan Yee of Hazelton who will compete in the 3000 Metre Steeplechase and Kayla Moleschi of Williams Lake who is part of the women’s rugby team.The Tokyo Olympics begin on Friday and run through to August 8th.