Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 p.m. Thursday, November 4th

BCHL: (PG Spruce Kings)

West Kelowna Warriors  3  Prince George Spruce Kings  2

It was the first loss in five home games for the Spruce Kings, before 595 fans at the RMCA. The (7-3) Spruce Kings will host the  (5-3-1) Trail Smoke Eaters Friday and Saturday.

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.

 

WHL: (PG Cougars)

The (5-4) Prince George Cougars play their next two games on the road.

The Cougars visit the (4-2-1) Vancouver Giants Friday in Langley and the (4-3) Rockets Saturday in Kelowna.

The Rockets beat the Giants 7-6 in overtime last night (Wednesday).

The next home games for the Cougars will be on Tuesday and Wednesday against Vancouver.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

The WHL standings are right here. 

 

NHL:

(4 Wednesday games)

Edmonton  5  Nashville  2

Leon Draisaitl tallied twice and added an assist to take over the NHL scoring lead.

The Vancouver Canucks host Nashville Friday night at 7:00.

The (4-5-1) Canucks are 1-3 on a 7-game homestand.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

BC Elite Hockey League: (Cariboo Cougars U18 AAA & Northern Capitals Female U18 AAA)

The (5-5-1-1) Cariboo Cougars visit the (8-4) Greater Vancouver Canadians Saturday night at 5:00 and Sunday afternoon at 1:30 in Richmond. Cariboo is in 7th place in the 10-team league

The Cariboo Cougars schedule is right here.

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The (7-4-0-1) Northern Capitals host the (5-5) Vancouver Island Seals Friday night at 6:45 at Kin 1 in the first of a triple-header. They also meet Saturday night at 6:00 at Kin 2 and Sunday morning at 8:15 at Kin 1. The Capitals are in 2nd place in the 5-team league.

The Northern Capitals schedule is right here.

 

Canada West basketball: (UNBC Timberwolves)

The (1-1) UNBC Timberwolves have their home openers this weekend in Canada West basketball.

UNBC will host the Thompson Rivers University (TRU) WolfPack on Friday night at 6:00 (women) and 8:00 (men) and Saturday at 4:00 and 6:00 PM.

The Timberwolves are 1-1 in both the men’s and women’s divisions.

The TRU women are 0-2 and the TRU men are 1-1.

The UNBC women’s basketball schedule is right here while UNC men’s basketball schedule is right here.

 

NBA:

Toronto Raptors  109  Washington Wizards  100

The (6-3) Raptors have won five straight and will host the (5-4) Cleveland Cavaliers Friday night (4:30 PT).

The Raptors’ schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.

NFL: (Week 9)

Jordan Love will start at quarterback for the Green Bay Packers when they visit the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

Love replaces Aaron Rodgers, who has been placed in the NFL’s COVID Protocol.

The 9th week of the NFL season starts tonight (5:2o PT) with the (2-5) New York Jets at the (3-5) Indianapolis Colts.

A dozen more games will be played Sunday, including Green Bay at Kansas City, Arizona at San Francisco, and Tennessee at LA Rams.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.

 

CFL: (Week 14)

B.C. Lions  at  Hamilton  (Friday 4:00 PT)

The (4-7) Lions have lost their last five.

Saskatchewan  at  Edmonton  (Friday 6:45)

The Elks are riding a six-game losing streak.

Toronto  at  Ottawa  (Saturday 1:00 PT)
Montreal  at  Winnipeg  (Saturday 4:00)

West: Winnipeg 10-1, Saskatchewan 7-4, Calgary  6-6, B.C. 4-7, and Edmonton 2-8
East:  Toronto 7-4, Montreal and Hamilton 6-5, and Ottawa 2-10.

The CFL schedule is right here.