Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Sunday, January 2nd

WHL:

Kamloops Blazers  7  Prince George Cougars  1  (Saturday)

The Blazers put the game away early by scoring four unanswered goals in the first period and two more in the second before 2,957 fans at the Sandman Centre.

The loss extended the Cougars losing streak to five games.

The box score is right here.

The game report is right here.

The (13-17-1-1) Cougars host the (12-14-4) Victoria Royals on Friday and Saturday.

Both Prince George and Victoria have 28 points, tied for 7th in the Western Conference standings, one point behind the Vancouver Giants.

The Royals lost 5-2 to the Rockets in Kelowna Saturday night.

 

Kamloops Blazers  4  Prince George Cougars  3  (Shootout-Friday)

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 WHL standings are right here.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

 

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NHL:

Vancouver Canucks  5  Seattle Kraken  2

The Canucks are 8-0-1 under head coach Bruce Boudreau.

The (16-15-3) Canucks are idle until Saturday (January 8th) when they host the Ottawa Senators at 7:00.

The Canucks schedule is right here or here.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

BCHL:

The (14-9-1-1) Prince George Spruce Kings visit the (12-12-1) Trail Smoke Eaters on Wednesday.

The Spruce Kings also play at Cranbrook Friday and Saturday before having a home game on January 12th against West Kelowna.

Prince George is 5th in points in the 9-team Interior Division.

Prince George Spruce Kings  5  Wenatchee Wild  3  (Friday)

The box score is right here.

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.

 

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NFL: 

This is the second last weekend of the NFL season.

Week 17 has 15 Sunday games today 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:

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

The Raptors’ schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.