Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 p.m. Thursday, November 18th

NHL: (3 Wednesday games)

Colorado  4  Vancouver  2

The Canucks gave up three power-play goals in suffering their 5th straight loss. Vancouver’s penalty kill has surrendered 19 goals in the last 10 games and has the NHL’s worst-functioning unit at 60.3 %.  The (5-10-2) Canucks host Winnipeg Friday at 7 p.m. and Chicago Sunday at 5:00.

Chicago  4  Seattle  2

Washington  2  Los Angeles  o

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

BCHL:

The (9-6) Prince George Spruce Kings will not be traveling this weekend.

The BCHL has postponed the Spruce Kings games that were scheduled for Friday in Surrey and Saturday in Merritt due to the floods and closures of highways in British Columbia.

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.

The BCHL 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 this weekend, the Cats will play their following six games on the road.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

The WHL standings are right here. 

 

PG Cougars Cat Scan Podcast:

 

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

Fraser Valley Rush  3  Northern Capitals  2  (Wednesday in Langley)

Northern Capitals  3  Fraser Valley Rush  2  (Tuesday in Langley)

The (12-5-0-2) Capitals are in first place in the Female U-18 AAA division, four points ahead of the (11-1) Rush, however, Fraser Valley has seven games in hand.

The Prince George-based Capitals will not play another league game until January 7th.

The Northern Capitals schedule is right here.

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The U-18 Cariboo Cougars home games this weekend against the (10-2-1-1) Vancouver NE Chiefs have been postponed due to the travel conditions.

Make-up dates have not yet been announced.

The (5-7-1-1) Cougars are in 8th place in the 10-team league.

The Cariboo Cougars schedule is right here.

 

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NFL: (Week 11)

Week 11 of the NFL season starts tonight with (6-4) New England at (4-5) Atlanta. The Patriots are riding a 4-game winning streak.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.

 

CFL: (Week 16)

The (4-9) B.C. Lions host the (3-10) Edmonton Elks Friday night at 7:30 in the final game of the season for both teams.

The Lions have lost seven in a row.

In other action this weekend: Ottawa visits Montreal Friday (4:30 PT), Saskatchewan is at Hamilton Saturday (1:00) and Winnipeg plays at Calgary Saturday (4:00) to conclude the regular season.

The CFL schedule is right here.

Standings:

West: Winnipeg 11-2, Saskatchewan 9-4, Calgary  7-6, B.C. 4-9, and Edmonton 3-10.
East:  Toronto 9-5, Hamilton  7-6 and Montreal 7-6, and Ottawa 2-11.

 


NBA:

The (7-8) Toronto Raptors are 0-1 on a 6-game road trip that continues tonight in Utah against the (9-5) Jazz.

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.

 

Curling: