Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Saturday, October 9th

WHL (PG Cougars)

Vancouver Giants  6  Prince George Cougars  4

The (0-2) Cougars visit the (1-0) Blazers in the Kamloops home opener tonight.

The next home games for the Cougars will be against the Victoria Royals on Saturday, October 16th at 7 PM and Sunday, October 17th at 2 PM.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

The WHL standings are right here. 


BCHL
(PG Spruce Kings)

Prince George Spruce Kings  8  Merritt Centennials  1

The (1-0) Spruce Kings visit the (0-0) West Kelowna Warriors tonight.

Prince George will be home on Friday, October 15th and Saturday, October 16th against Merritt.

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.
The BCHL standings are right here. 

 

BC Elite Hockey League: (Cariboo Cougars & Northern Capitals)

(U18AAA )

The (2-2) Cariboo Cougars visit the (1-2-0-1) South Island Royals in Victoria today at 4 p.m. and Sunday morning at 7:00.

The Cariboo Cougars schedule is right here.

 

(FEMALE U18 AAA) 

The (4-1-0-1) Northern Capitals host the (4-0) Fraser Valley Rush tonight at 6:00 and Sunday morning at 9:45 at Kin 2.

The game this evening will be “Pink in the Rink” night with the 50/50 to start at $500 and the proceeds will all be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society!

The Northern Capitals schedule is right here.

NHL:

The Vancouver Canucks host the Edmonton Oilers tonight at 6:00 in their final exhibition game. The Canucks begin their regular season with six straight games on the road beginning Wednesday in Edmonton.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

 

MLB: (Best of 5 series)

National League 

San Francisco  4  LA Dodgers  0
(Giants lead 1-0 with Game 2 tonight at 6:07 in San Francisco)

Milwaukee  2  Atlanta  1
(Brewers lead 1-0 with Game 2 this afternoon at 2:07 (PT) in Milwaukee)

American League 

Boston  14  Tampa Bay  6
(Series tied 1-1 with Game 3 Sunday afternoon at 1:07)

Houston  9  Chicago White Sox  4
(Astros lead 2-0 with Game 3 Sunday night at 5:07)

The MLB playoff schedule is right here.

 

CFL: (Week 10)

Winnipeg  30  Edmonton  3

One CFL game tonight has Calgary at Saskatchewan (4:00 PT).

There are a pair of Thanksgiving Day games on Monday: Ottawa at Montreal (10 a.m. PT) followed by Toronto at Hamilton (1:00).

The BC  Lions are back in action on Saturday, October 16th when they host Calgary.

West: Winnipeg 8-1, Saskatchewan 5-3, B.C. 4-4, Calgary 3-5, and Edmonton 2-6
East:  Toronto 5-3, Hamilton 4-4, Montreal 3-4, and Ottawa 2-6.

The CFL schedule is right here.

 

NFL: (Week 5)

There are 14 NFL Sunday games including San Francisco at Arizona in the afternoon and Buffalo at Kansas City at night.

Arizona has the only perfect record and leads the NFC West at 4-0 followed by the LA Rams at 4-1, San Francisco at 2-2 and Seattle at 2-3.

Two teams are still looking for a win: Both Jacksonville and Detroit are 0-4.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.

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Canada West Soccer: (UNBC Timberwolves)

The UNBC Timberwolves are idle this weekend in Canada West Soccer. The Timberwolves have just four games remaining in each division. The UNBC soccer teams visit Fraser Valley on October 15th and 17th before hosting Thompson Rivers on October 23rd and 24th (at Masich Place starting at noon for the women and 2:15 for the men).

The UNBC men have one win, four losses, and three ties after eight games while the UNBC women have one win, six losses, and one tie.

The women’s standings are right here while the men’s standings are right here.