Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, November 24th

NHL: (3 Tuesday games)

Calgary  5  Chicago  2

Dallas  4  Edmonton 1

Tampa Bay  4  Philadelphia  0

The (6-11-2) Vancouver Canucks start a 5-game road trip (4 PM PT) against the (8-6-4) Penguins in Pittsburgh.

It is one of 14 games in the NHL tonight (Wednesday) with Calgary the only Canadian team idle.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

BCHL:

There has been a schedule change for the Prince George Spruce Kings.

Instead of being home this weekend, the (9-6) Spruce Kings visit the Vernon Vipers on Friday.

The Spruce Kings are scheduled to be home again on Wednesday, Dec, 1st against the Penticton Vees.

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.

 

WHL:

The (7-10) Prince George Cougars play their next six on the road starting Saturday in Kelowna against the Rockets.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

The WHL standings are right here. 

 

BC Elite Hockey League: (Cariboo Cougars U18 AAA)

The U-18 Cariboo Cougars visit the (5-9-1-1) Thompson Blazers Saturday at 2:45 p.m. and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. 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.

 

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NFL:

There will be three NFL games on Thursday (American Thanksgiving) to start Week 12 of the season.

Chicago visits Detroit (9:30 am PT) followed by Las Vegas at Dallas (1:30) and Buffalo at New Orleans (5:20).

The (9-2) Arizona Cardinals have the best record in the NFL (including 6-0 on the road).

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.

 

CFL:

The CFL playoffs will start on Sunday.

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.

NBA:

The (8-10) Toronto Raptors are 1-3 on a 6-game road trip that continues tonight against the (9-8) Grizzlies in Memphis (5:00 PT).

The Raptors trip will conclude Friday night (5:00 PT) in Indiana.

The Raptors’ schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.

 

Canada West basketball:

The UNBC Timberwolves host the UBC Thunderbirds in Canada West basketball Friday at 6 and 8 p.m. plus  Saturday night at 5:00 and 7:00.

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

UBC is 2-4 in the women’s division and 6-0 in the men’s division.

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

The Canada West women’s standings are right here and the men’s standings are right here.