Hartley's Sports ShortsSports Hartley’s Sport Shorts; Saturday, October 16th SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Saturday, Oct. 16th, 2021 Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Saturday, October 16th BCHL (PG Spruce Kings) PG Spruce Kings 6 Merritt Centennials 3 Spruce Kings fans, it’s so dang nice to have you back! Nick Rhéaume led the way offensively finishing with three points en route to a 6-3 victory on home opening night! 📝–> https://t.co/jyn4p6p4wV#TrueBlue • #Spruce50 pic.twitter.com/q9bwloqZXJ — Prince George Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) October 16, 2021 The (2-1) Spruce Kings entertain the (0-3) Centennials again tonight. The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here. The BCHL standings are right here. WHL (PG Cougars) The (0-3) Prince George Cougars host the (1-4) Victoria Royals tonight at 7:00 and Sunday afternoon at 2:00. Both teams are coming off an 8-3 loss to the Kamloops Blazers. Prince George has its next six games against Victoria. The Cougars have scored 11 goals while surrendering 19. Tonight’s roundup. #WHLScores pic.twitter.com/V964FAVkso — The WHL (@TheWHL) October 16, 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 Columns: HART ATTACK: @Hartley_Miller talks about the abundance of sports this time of year in his latest column | https://t.co/Ez5GOBlQw1 #CityofPG #sports pic.twitter.com/ontl0C3hB0 — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) October 15, 2021 WHL apologizes after “technical issues” result in Brandon off-side goal standing . . . Maier sets franchise record . . . Prokop a hit in hometown https://t.co/RCkvtLLz1A — Gregg Drinnan (@gdrinnan) October 16, 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 tonight at 4:30 and Sunday morning at 10:30 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. NHL: (3 games on Friday) Vancouver 5 Philadelphia 4 (Shootout) Canucks score twice in shootout, beat Flyers. MORE: https://t.co/3crmDwK0rI pic.twitter.com/Km2tIkiGgp — TSN (@TSN_Sports) October 16, 2021 The (1-0-1) Canucks visit the Detroit Red Wings tonight (4:00 PT) on their third stop of a six-game road trip. New Jersey 4 Chicago 3 (OT) Minnesota 2 Anaheim 1 The Canucks schedule is right here. The NHL schedule is right here. The NHL standings are right here. Canada West Soccer: (UNBC Timberwolves) Men: Fraser Valley Cascades 2 UNBC Timberwolves 2 (Tie) The @UNBCMSoccer team put on a thrilling second-half comeback, but had to settle for a 2-2 draw with the @UFVCascades in Abbotsford. RECAP: https://t.co/LkKIbCwbZt pic.twitter.com/XLkbYWBG5U — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) October 16, 2021 Women: Fraser Valley Cascades 2 UNBC Timberwolves 1 The @UNBCWSoccer team fought until the bitter end, but fell 2-1 to a strong @UFVCascades side in Abbotsford. RECAP: https://t.co/OUsbuTvPYJ pic.twitter.com/tPWi3YKwcy — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) October 16, 2021 The Timberwolves visit Fraser Valley again Sunday afternoon in Abbotsford before closing out their regular season by hosting Thompson Rivers on October 23rd and 24th at Masich Place (noon for the women and 2:15 for the men). The UNBC men have one win, four losses, and four ties after nine games while the UNBC women have one win, seven losses, and one tie. The women’s standings are right here while the men’s standings are right here. MLB: (1st game in the American League Championship Series) Houston 5 Boston 4 The Astros lead the best-of-7 series 1-0 with Game 2 this afternoon at 1:20 (PT). Correa’s late HR helps Astros top Red Sox in ALCS opener. MORE: https://t.co/iVccyaDaV6 pic.twitter.com/MKiLIt6OEP — TSN (@TSN_Sports) October 16, 2021 The best-of-7 National League Championship Series will open tonight (5:07 PM PT) in Atlanta between the Braves and LA Dodgers. The MLB playoff schedule is right here. CFL: (Week 11) Winnipeg 26 Edmonton 16 The BC Lions are back in action today at 4:00 when they host Calgary. Standings: West: Winnipeg 9-1, Saskatchewan 5-4, B.C. 4-4, Calgary 4-5, and Edmonton 2-7 East: Toronto 6-3, Montreal 4-4, Hamilton 4-5, and Ottawa 2-7. The CFL schedule is right here. NFL: (Week 6) There are a dozen NFL games on Sunday including (5-0) Arizona at (3-2) Cleveland, (4-1) LA Chargers at (4-1) Baltimore, and (2-3) Seattle at (2-3) Pittsburgh. The NFL standings are right here. The NFL regular season schedule is right here. NFL odds are right here.