Hartley's Sports ShortsSports Hartley’s Sport Shorts; Thursday, October 14th SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Thursday, Oct. 14th, 2021 Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 p.m. Thursday, October 14th NHL: (5 Canadian teams in action Wednesday) Edmonton 3 Vancouver 2 (Shootout) The way Canucks fell behind felt a bit like last year. But then they came back in the third, on the road. Quinn Hughes: “Last year, we didn’t get a good start and that’s tough right off the bat. So to fight back and get a point, it’s encouraging.” https://t.co/2ihEMIm1Mr — Iain MacIntyre (@imacSportsnet) October 14, 2021 The Canucks visit Philadelphia Friday and Detroit Saturday as they start their season on a 6-game road trip. Toronto 2 Montreal 1 Anaheim 4 Winnipeg 1 Night two of the 2021-22 NHL season didn’t disappoint 👀.@ovi8 made history as the @Capitals beat the Rangers on @NHL_On_TNT, while the @MapleLeafs defeated the Canadiens in an Original Six rivalry on @Sportsnet. #NHLFaceOff #NHLStats: https://t.co/9dfZ8FYHBV pic.twitter.com/61AqAtvhSa — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) October 14, 2021 The Ottawa Senators finally have signed franchise cornerstone Brady Tkachuk, inking the winger to a seven-year extension.https://t.co/dSoAgT6oKl — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) October 14, 2021 The Canucks schedule is right here. The NHL standings are right here. WHL (PG Cougars) The (0-3) Prince George Cougars host the (1-4) Victoria Royals Saturday night at 7:00 and Sunday afternoon at 2:00. Prince George has its next six games against Victoria. The Royals lost 8-3 Wednesday night against the visiting Kamloops Blazers. The Cougars have scored 11 goals while surrendering 19. The Cats reduced their roster to 23 by trading 20-year-old defenceman Majid Kaddoura to the Moose Jaw Warriors for a 7th round pick in the 2023 WHL Prospects Draft. P.G. is now carrying three goaltenders, seven defencemen, and 13 forwards. Connor Bowie, Taylor Gauthier, and Jonny Hooker are the club’s three 20-year-old players. .@PGCougars solve overage dilemma by dealing Kaddoura to @MJWARRIORS | #cityofpg https://t.co/9vQUq7iVTA #sports pic.twitter.com/eghx9GXITH — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) October 12, 2021 The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here. The WHL standings are right here. CAT SCAN: @Hartley_Miller chats with @PGCougars Vice President of Business @Andy_Beesley in this week’s episode | #cityofpg https://t.co/bM9JESOQTh #sports #NorthernUprising pic.twitter.com/B7C0G8BaSO — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) October 14, 2021 BCHL (PG Spruce Kings) The (1-1) Spruce Kings entertain the (0-2) Merritt Centennials on Friday and Saturday in their first home games of the season. TRADE: The Prince George Spruce Kings have acquired future considerations from the @cowichancaps in exchange for D Ian Kern (’02). 📝–> https://t.co/bJ6ftNC9ty pic.twitter.com/Yl63N0vaBf — Prince George Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) October 13, 2021 The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here. The BCHL standings are right here. We are thrilled to release our @BCHockeyLeague Retro Jersey which will be worn Nov 5 when we host @BCHLSmokeEaters as we pay homage to the decade of the 1970’s! DETAILS –> https://t.co/nLOXJvV9Ma BUY TICKETS –> https://t.co/2AfF5nOnkl SHOP HERE –> https://t.co/B9kTE1kANi pic.twitter.com/4fvGe74gtz — Prince George Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) October 14, 2021 BC Elite Hockey League: (Cariboo Cougars & Northern Capitals) (U18AAA ) The (3-3) Cariboo Cougars will host the (4-1-0-1) Vancouver Northwest Hawks Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Kin 1. This weekend is our “Pink in the Rink” night and our jackpot starts at $1000 and proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society! Huge thank you to Taba and the Fudger family for your generous contribution! #defendthenorth pic.twitter.com/98yF77Emop — Cariboo Cougars U18 AAA (@cariboocougars) October 13, 2021 The Cariboo Cougars schedule is right here. (FEMALE U18 AAA) The (4-3-0-1) Northern 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. Column: Oil Kings add big defenceman in deal; send four assets to Hitmen . . . Bankier leads Blazers to sweep . . . QMJHL to retire No. 4 https://t.co/LFTSrh75Bx — Gregg Drinnan (@gdrinnan) October 14, 2021 MLB: The LA Dodgers visit the San Francisco Giants tonight (Thursday) at 6:07 in a sudden-death 5th and deciding game. The winner will play the Atlanta Braves in the best-of-7 National League Championship series. The best-of-7 American League Championship Series will open Friday night at 5:07 (PT) in Houston with the Astros against the Boston Red Sox. The MLB playoff schedule is right here. Soccer: It was a performance so scintillating that even Drake noticed. Alphonso Davies secured a vital 4-1 win for the Canadian men’s national team over Panama in World Cup qualifying Wednesday. @GalindoPW has three takeaways from the match ⤵ https://t.co/WmilufCbkI — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) October 14, 2021 Canada West Soccer: (UNBC Timberwolves) The UNBC Timberwolves visit the Fraser Valley Cascades in men’s and women’s Canada West Soccer Friday night and Sunday afternoon. 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. The Timberwolves, with just four games remaining in both divisions, close out their regular season by hosting Thompson Rivers on October 23rd and 24th at Masich Place with the women to play at noon followed by the men at 2:15. NFL: Week six of the NFL season starts tonight at 5:20 with (4-1) Tampa Bay at (2-3) Philadelphia. Thursday Night Football Preview: Buccaneers big favourites on the road against Philadelphia. MORE: https://t.co/0NJbPzWr1n pic.twitter.com/c2VWqrAPDP — TSN (@TSN_Sports) October 14, 2021 After five weeks, Arizona is the only unbeaten team at 5-0 while Jacksonville and Detroit are the only winless teams at 0-5. The NFL standings are right here. The NFL regular season schedule is right here. NFL odds are right here. CFL: The BC Lions are back in action on Saturday at 4:00 when they host Calgary. Week 11 starts Friday night at 6:00 with Winnipeg at Edmonton. Standings: West: Winnipeg 8-1, Saskatchewan 5-4, B.C. 4-4, Calgary 4-5, and Edmonton 2-6 East: Toronto 6-3, Montreal 4-4, Hamilton 4-5, and Ottawa 2-7. The CFL schedule is right here.