Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Saturday, January 1st

Happy New Year!

WHL:

Kamloops Blazers  4  Prince George Cougars  3  (Shootout)

The Blazers built up leads of 2-0 and 3-1 and went on to win the shootout 2-0 before 2,077 fans at CN Centre.

Riley Heidt tied the game at 3 for P.G. with just 3:36 left in the third period.

The box score is right here.

The game report is right here.

The same teams play again tonight (Saturday, January 1st) at 7:00 in Kamloops.

The (13-16-1-1) Cougars are tied with the Victoria Royals for 7th in the Western Conference standings, one point behind the Vancouver Giants.

The WHL standings are right here.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

 

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BCHL:

Prince George Spruce Kings  5  Wenatchee Wild  3  (Friday)

The box score is right here.

The (14-9-1-1) Spruce Kings visit the Trail Smoke Eaters on Wednesday.

Prince George is 4th in the 9-team Interior Division.

The next home game for the Spruce Kings will be on January 12th against West Kelowna.

Wenatchee Wild  2  Prince George Spruce Kings  1  (Shootout-Thursday)

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.

 

NHL:

The (15-15-3) Vancouver Canucks visit the Seattle Kraken tonight at 7:00.

The Canucks are 7-0-1 under head coach Bruce Boudreau.

The Canucks schedule is right here or here.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

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NFL: 

There are two weekends left in the NFL season.

Week 17 has 15 games on Sunday including Kansas City at Cincinnati, LA Rams at Baltimore and Arizona at Dallas.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.

 

NBA:

Toronto Raptors  116  LA Clippers  108

The (15-17) Raptors host the (17-19) New York Knicks Sunday afternoon at 12:30 (PT).

The Raptors’ schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.