Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Tuesday, January 4th

NHL: (1 Monday game)

New York Rangers  4  Edmonton Oilers  1

There are 8 NHL games tonight (Tuesday) with just two of them involving Canadian teams: Calgary at Florida and Winnipeg at Arizona.

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

The Canucks are 8-0-1 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.



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

The Cougars are riding a 5-game losing streak.

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

The Cougars are 5-0 this season against the Royals.

The WHL standings are right here.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.


The Prince George Spruce Kings game scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday) against the Smoke Eaters in Trail has been postponed due to COVID-19 precautions.

The (14-9-1-1) Spruce Kings are set to play the (15-10-2) Bucks in Cranbrook Friday and Saturday before having a home game on Wednesday, January 12th against West Kelowna.

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

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.




NFL: (Final game in Week 17)

Pittsburgh Steelers  26  Cleveland Browns  14

The victory kept the slim playoff hopes alive for the 8-7-1 Steelers.

Week 18 to conclude the regular season will have a pair of Saturday games (KC at Denver 1:30 PT and Dallas at Philadelphia (5:15) followed by 14 on Sunday.

The 13-3 Green Packers have already clinched the top spot in the NFC and will have home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.



The (16-17) Toronto Raptors host the (14-21) San Antonio Spurs tonight (4:00 PT).

The Raptors’ schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.