Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Sunday, December 5th

WHL:

Tri-City Americans  4  Prince George Cougars  1  (Saturday)

The Americans scored all four of their goals in the second period, two of them on the power-play.

Ryker Singer of P.G. opened the scoring at 14:03 of the first.

Tomas Suchanek made 38 saves for the Americans, who were outshot 39-33.

Tyler Brennan took the loss in the Cats net with 29 saves.

Tri-City was 2/9 on the power-play while Prince George was 0/7 with the man advantage.

It was the 8th loss in the last 10 games for the Cougars, who went 1-3 on the road in five nights against U.S. Division teams.

Prince George is 7th in the Western Conference standings, but only a point ahead of both Spokane and Victoria and three in front of last place Tri-City.

The (8-14) Cougars visit the (11-6-0-2) Kelowna Rockets Friday before hosting the (17-4) Kamloops Blazers in the Teddy Bear Toss game on Saturday.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

The WHL standings are right here. 

 

Prince George Cougars  4  Spokane Chiefs  2  (Friday)

The Cougars ended a three-game losing skid by overcoming a 2-1 deficit after 20 minutes.

Prince George scored twice in the second period and added an insurance goal in the 3rd before 3,511 fans in Spokane.

Taylor Gauthier made 28 saves, including a highlight reel stop in the 3rd, as Spokane outshot P.G. 30-22.

 

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BCHL:

Prince George Spruce Kings  5  Salmon Arm Silverbacks  0

Jordan Fairlie made 18 saves for the shutout.

Prince George improved its road record to 5-3 and its overall record to 11-7.

The Spruce Kings host the (10-8-1) Cranbrook Bucks in a triple-header Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:00.

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.

 

BC Elite Hockey League: (AAA)

U-18 Cariboo Cougars  5  Thompson Blazers  4

The same teams play again this morning (Sunday) at 9:00 at Kin 1.

The (8-7-1-1) Cougars are in 5th place in the 10-team league and they are riding a 3-game win streak, all against the Blazers.

Cariboo will visit the Valley West Giants December 11th (1:15 p.m. in Delta) and 12th (9:00 a.m. in Surrey) in their final league games until the new year.

The Cariboo Cougars schedule is right here.

 

NHL: (10 Saturday games) 4 Canadian teams in action

Pittsburgh  4  Vancouver  1

 

The (8-15-2) Vancouver Canucks are 0-1 on a 6-game homestand that continues Monday night at 7:00 against the LA Kings.

The (9-9-4) Kings visit the (16-6) Edmonton Oilers tonight at 5:00.

 

The Canucks schedule is right here. or here.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

Canada West basketball: (in Victoria)

Women–Victoria Vikes  83  UNBC Timberwolves  68  (Saturday)

Women–Victoria Vikes  84  UNBC Timberwolves  59  (Friday)

Men–Victoria Vikes  92  UNBC Timberwolves  72  (Saturday)

Men–Victoria Vikes  83  UNBC Timberwolves  49  (Friday)

The UNBC women are 4-4 on the season while the men are 2-6.

Victoria is 4-4 in the women’s division and 7-1 in the men’s standings.

The UNBC basketball teams are done with league play until they host Victoria on Friday, January 14th.

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:

The (10-13) Toronto Raptors are 1-2 on a 7-game homestand that continues against the (14-9) Washington Wizards today (3 p.m. PT).

The Raptors’ schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.

 

CFL:

The CFL division finals kick off today.

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.

Final Standings:

 

NFL: (Week 13)

There are a dozen Sunday NFL games including Baltimore at Pittsburgh, LA Chargers at Cincinnati, and San Francisco at Seattle.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.