Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Monday, October 11th

 

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

(U18AAA ) in Victoria

Cariboo Cougars  3  South Island Royals  1  (Sunday)
South Island Royals  5  Cariboo Cougars  4  (Saturday)

The (3-3) Cougars will host the (3-1-0-1) Vancouver Northwest Hawks Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Kin 1.

The Cariboo Cougars schedule is right here.

(FEMALE U18 AAA) in PG

Fraser Valley Rush  4  Northern Capitals  1  (Sunday)
Fraser Valley Rush  3  Northern Capitals  1  (Saturday)

Rush with a perfect 6-0 record.

The (4-3-0-1) Capitals return to action on Oct 23rd and 24th when they visit the (2-2) Vancouver Island Seals.

The Northern Capitals schedule is right here.

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In other weekend action, the U17 Cougars skated to a 7-1 Saturday win and a 6-5 overtime victory on Sunday in PG against the South Island Royals. The Cougars improved to 2-2 and will visit the Vancouver Northwest Hawks next weekend.

WHL (PG Cougars)

The Prince George Cougars have started their season 0-3 after losing on the road 6-4 to the Vancouver Giants Friday and 8-3 to Kamloops Blazers Saturday.

The Cougars have scored 11 goals while surrendering a Western Conference high 19.

Prince George will play its next six games against Victoria.

The Cougars host the (1-2) Royals Saturday night at 7:00 and Sunday afternoon at 2:00.

Kamloops Blazers  8  Prince George Cougars  3  (Saturday)

Vancouver Giants  6  Prince George Cougars  4  (Friday)

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

The WHL standings are right here. 


BCHL
(PG Spruce Kings)

The Prince George Spruce Kings split their first two games on the road.

The Spruce Kings crushed Merritt 8-1 Friday before losing 5-3 to West Kelowna on Saturday.

The (1-1) Spruce Kings entertain the (0-2) Merritt Centennials on Friday and Saturday in their first home games of the season.

West Kelowna Warriors  5  Prince George Spruce Kings  3  (Saturday)

Game details are right here.

Prince George Spruce Kings  8  Merritt Centennials  1  (Friday)

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

 

NHL: 

The Vancouver Canucks, who finished 2-5 in the pre-season, begin their regular season with six straight games on the road beginning Wednesday night at 7:00 (PT) in Edmonton.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The 2021-22 NHL regular season opens with a pair of games on Tuesday: Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay (4:30 PT) followed by Seattle at Vegas (7:00).

 


MLB:
(Best of 5 series)

American League 

Boston  6  Tampa Bay  4  (13 innings)

The Red Sox lead 2-1 with Game 4 today at 4:07 p.m. PT in Boston.

Chicago White Sox  12  Houston  6

The Astros lead 2-1 with Game 4 this afternoon at 12:37 in Chicago.

National League 

Two games today: Milwaukee at Atlanta (10:07 a.m. PT) and San Francisco at LA Dodgers (6:37).

Both series are tied 1-1.

The MLB playoff schedule is right here.

 

 

NFL: (Week 5)

Buffalo  38  Kansas City  20

Arizona  17  San Francisco  10

Arizona is the only unbeaten team at 5-0.

Two teams are still looking for a win: Both Jacksonville and Detroit are 0-5.

Tonight, (1-3) Indianapolis visits (3-1) Baltimore.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.

 

CFL: (Week 10)

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

The BC  Lions are back in action on Saturday at 4:00 when they host Calgary.

Calgary  22  Saskatchewan  19  (Saturday)

Winnipeg  30  Edmonton  3  (Friday)

Standings:

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

The CFL schedule is right here.


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Canada West Soccer: (UNBC Timberwolves)

The UNBC Timberwolves were idle on the long weekend in Canada West Soccer. The Timberwolves have just four games remaining in each division. The UNBC soccer teams visit Fraser Valley on Friday and Sunday 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.