Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Tuesday, November 16th

NHL: (2 Monday games, both won by the home team)

Tampa Bay Lightning  4  New York Islanders  1

Columbus Blue Jackets  5  Detroit Red Wings  3

There are 11 NHL games tonight including Edmonton at Winnipeg, Calgary at Philadelphia, Nashville at Toronto, and Montreal at NY Rangers.

The Ottawa Senators game, scheduled for this evening in New Jersey, has been postponed because the Senators are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak.

The (5-9-2) Vancouver Canucks play their next three at home: Wednesday against Colorado, Friday vs. Winnipeg and Sunday against Chicago.

The Canucks are coming off a 3-game road trip, where they lost all three by a combined score of 19-6.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

WHL: 

The (6-9) Prince George Cougars host the (3-7-2) Tri-City Americans Friday and Saturday.

The Cougars are 1-3 on a six-game homestand after they lost a pair at CN Centre to the Kelowna Rockets; 5-2 on Friday and 3-0 on Saturday.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

The WHL standings are right here. 

 

BCHL:

The (9-6) PG Spruce Kings are scheduled to play their next two games on the road: Friday at Surrey and Saturday at Merritt.

The game with the Centennials could be in jeopardy since Merritt residents have been ordered to evacuate.

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.

 

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

The (5-7-1-1) U-18 Cariboo Cougars host the (10-2-1-1) Vancouver NE Chiefs in a doubleheader at Kin 1 Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Cariboo is in 8th place in the 10-team league and the Chiefs are 3rd.

The Cariboo Cougars schedule is right here.

The Northern Capitals visit the Fraser Valley Rush in a battle of the top two teams in the Female U18 division.

Games are scheduled this week in Langley if the Caps are able to make it with many of the highways closed.

The (11-5-0-1) Capitals are three points ahead of (10-0) Rush, however, Fraser Valley has seven games in hand.

The Northern Capitals schedule is right here.

 

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NFL: (Final game in Week 10)

San Francisco 49’ers  31  LA Rams   10

It was the first home win for the (4-5) 49’ers in more than a year.

The Rams fell to 7-3, a game behind (8-2) Arizona in the NFC West.

The Cardinals are tied with Green Bay and Tennessee for the best record in the NFL.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.

 

CFL: (Week 16)

The 16th and final week of the CFL season will begin tonight (4:30 PT) with Edmonton at Toronto in a make-up game.

The (9-4) Argos have clinched first in the East.

The (4-9) Lions, who have lost seven straight,  close out their season with a home game against Edmonton on Friday.

The CFL schedule is right here.

Standings:

West: Winnipeg 11-2, Saskatchewan 9-4, Calgary  7-6, B.C. 4-9, and Edmonton 2-10.
East:  Toronto 9-4, Hamilton  7-6 and Montreal 7-6, and Ottawa 2-11.

 

NBA:

Portland Trail Blazers  118  Toronto Raptors  113

The (7-8) Raptors are 0-1 on a 6-game road trip that continues Thursday night in Utah.

The Raptors’ schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.

Canada West basketball:

The UNBC Timberwolves will host the UBC Thunderbirds in Canada West basketball on November 26th and 27th.

The UNBC women are 3-1 on the season while the men are 2-2.

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