Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Sunday, November 21st

WHL:

Prince George Cougars  4  Tri-City Americans  2  (Saturday)

The Cougars ended a 4-game losing streak before 2,019 fans at CN Centre.

Prince George led 1-0 after each of the first two periods before scoring three more times in the 3rd, two of those goals 17 seconds apart.

The box score is right here.

The (7-10) Cougars play their next six on the road starting Saturday in Kelowna against the (8-4-0-1) Rockets

 

Tri-City Americans  4  Prince George Cougars  3  (Friday)

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.

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.

Goalie 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: (12 Saturday games. Canadian teams went 3-1)

Edmonton  5  Chicago  2
Calgary  5  NY Islanders  2
Pittsburgh  2  Toronto  0
Montreal  6  Nashville  3

The (6-10-2) Vancouver Canucks host the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at 5:00.

The Canucks snapped a 5-game losing streak Friday after a 3-2 victory over Winnipeg.

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 host the Chilliwack Chiefs on Friday and the Nanaimo Clippers on Saturday.

The Spruce Kings did not play this weekend.

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 and were idle this weekend.

The Cariboo Cougars schedule is right here.

 

High School Football:

(BC Interior-North semifinal at Masich Place Stadium)

Vernon Panthers  31  Duchess Park Condors 7

The loss ended the season for the Condors.

 

CFL: (Week 16)

(Final games of the regular season)

Calgary  13  Winnipeg  12   (Saturday)

Hamilton  24  Saskatchewan  3  (Saturday)

 

B.C. Lions  43  Edmonton  10  (Friday)

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

Ottawa  19  Montreal  18  (Friday)

The CFL playoffs will start on Sunday (November 28th).

The East Division semifinal has Montreal at Hamilton (10:00 a.m.) and that will be followed with the West Division semi of Calgary at Saskatchewan (1:30 p.m.)

The CFL schedule is right here.

Final Standings:

West: Winnipeg 11-3, Saskatchewan 9-5, Calgary  8-6, B.C. 5-9, and Edmonton 3-11.
East:  Toronto 9-5, Hamilton  8-6, Montreal 7-7, and Ottawa 3-11.

 

NFL: (Week 11)

There are 13 NFL games today 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:

The (8-9) Toronto Raptors, coming off Friday’s 108-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings, are 1-2 on a 6-game road trip that continues tonight 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 Friday and Saturday, 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.