Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Saturday, November 20th

WHL:

Tri-City Americans  4  Prince George Cougars  3

The Americans built up a 4-0 lead by the midway point of the game and then held on for the victory before 1,813 fans.

It was the 4th straight loss for the (6-10) Cougars, who conclude a 6-game homestand when they entertain the (4-7-2) Americans tonight.

After this weekend, the Cats will play their next six games on the road.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

The WHL standings are right here. 

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Four players with the PG Cougars have been named to Central Scouting’s ‘Players to Watch’ List ahead of the 2022 NHL Draft.

Goaltender Tyler Brennan is ranked a ‘B’ prospect, while defencemen Keaton Dowhaniuk, Viliam Kmec, and forward Kyren Gronick are listed as ‘C’ prospects.

All four held the same ranking in last month’s preliminary list.

NHL Central Scouting ranks ‘A’ level prospects as potential first-round picks, ‘B’ prospects as potential second or third-round picks, and ‘C’ prospects as potential fourth, fifth, or sixth-round selections.

 

PG Cougars Cat Scan Podcast:

 

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NHL: (2 Friday games)

Vancouver  3  Winnipeg  2

The (6-10-2) Canucks, who ended a 5-game losing streak, will host the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday night at 5:00.

Colorado  7  Seattle  3

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 are scheduled to play their next two games on home ice.

The Spruce Kings will entertain Chilliwack on Friday, Nov 26th, and Nanaimo on Saturday, the 27th.

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.

 

BC Elite Hockey League: (Cariboo Cougars U18 AAA)

The U-18 Cariboo Cougars visit the Thompson Blazers Saturday, Nov 27 at 2:45 p.m. and Sunday the 28th at 12:30 in the afternoon in Kamloops.

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

The Cariboo Cougars schedule is right here.

 

CFL: (Week 16)

B.C. Lions  43  Edmonton  10

The (5-9) Lions concluded their season by ending a 7-game losing streak.

Ottawa  19  Montreal  18

The CFL regular season concludes with a pair of games today: Saskatchewan is at Hamilton (1:00) followed by Winnipeg at Calgary (4:00).

The CFL schedule is right here.

Standings:

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

 

NFL: (Week 11)

There are 13 Sunday NFL games which include: Green Bay at Minnesota,  Arizona at Seattle, Dallas at K.C.,  and Pittsburgh at LA Chargers.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.

 

NBA:

Toronto Raptors  108  Sacramento Kings  89

The (8-9) Raptors are 1-2 on a 6-game road trip that continues Sunday night at 5:30 when they visit the (14-2) Golden State Warriors.

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.