Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Friday, December 3rd

WHL:

The Prince George Cougars visit the (5-11-2-1) Spokane Chiefs tonight and the (4-11-3) Tri-City Americans on Saturday.

The (7-13) Cougars, who are coming off Wednesday’s 6-2 loss to Portland, have dropped three straight and seven of their last eight.

Prince George is 4th in the B.C. Division, eight points behind Kelowna and nine behind second-place Vancouver.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

The WHL standings are right here. 


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BCHL:

The (10-7) Prince George Spruce Kings visit the (15-3-1) Salmon Arm Silverbacks Saturday in their only game this weekend.

The Spruce Kings began December with a 5-1 loss to the visiting Penticton Vees.

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.

 

NHL: (10 Thursday games) 3 Canadian teams in action

Calgary  3  LA  2

Colorado  4  Montreal  1

Ottawa  3  Carolina  2

The (8-14-2) Vancouver Canucks play their next six at home starting Saturday (7:00 p.m.) against Pittsburgh.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

BC Elite Hockey League: (Cariboo Cougars U18 AAA)

The U-18 Cariboo Cougars will host the (5-11-1-1) Thompson Blazers Saturday night at 4:30 and Sunday morning at 9:00 at Kin 1.

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

Cariboo beat Thompson last weekend in Kamloops, 3-1 Saturday and 2-1 Sunday.

The Cariboo Cougars schedule is right here.

 

Canada West basketball:

The UNBC Timberwolves visit the Victoria Vikes tonight and Saturday nights in their final Canada West basketball games in 2021.

The UNBC women are 4-2 on the season while the men are 2-4.

Victoria is 2-4 in the women’s division and 5-1 in the men’s standings.

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.

 

NBA:

Toronto  97  Milwaukee  93

The (10-13) Raptors are 1-2 on a 7-game homestand that continues against the (14-8) Washington Wizards Sunday (3 p.m. PT).

The Raptors’ schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.

 

NFL: (Week 13)

Dallas  27  New Orleans  17

The Cowboys improved to 8-4 while the Saints fall to 5-7.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.

 

CFL:

The CFL division finals will be played on Sunday.

In the East, Hamilton plays at Toronto (9:30 a.m. PT) and in the West, Saskatchewan visits Winnipeg (1:00 p.m.).

The winners meet in the Grey Cup on Sunday, December 12th (3:00 p.m. PT) in Hamilton.

The CFL schedule is right here.

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