Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Saturday, January 8th

BCHL:

Cranbrook Bucks  1  Prince George Spruce Kings  0  (OT)

The same teams play again tonight in Cranbrook.

The (14-9-2-1) Spruce Kings are 5th in the Interior Division, three points behind the (16-10-2) Bucks, although P.G. has two games in hand.

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.

 

WHL:

The Prince George Cougars home games against the Kelowna Rockets scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday have been postponed.

15 WHL teams, including the Cougars, have recently paused team activities as a result of multiple players and staff being added to the WHL COVID-19 Protocol List due to exhibiting symptoms or having tested positive for COVID-19.

The WHL standings are right here.

The PG Cougars regular season schedule is right here.

 

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NHL: (2 Friday games)

Carolina  6  Calgary  5

St. Louis  5  Washington  1

The Vancouver Canucks home game against the Ottawa Senators tonight has been postponed.

The (16-15-3) Canucks, who are 8-0-1 under head coach Bruce Boudreau, begin a 5-game road trip Tuesday against the Panthers in Florida.

The Canucks schedule is right here or here.

The NHL schedule is right here.

The NHL standings are right here.

 

BC Elite Hockey League: (AAA)

The U-18 Cariboo Cougars are hoping to return to action on Jan 15th and 16 against the (8-7-1-2) Okanagan Rockets in Kelowna.

The (9-9-1-1) U-18 Cougars are in fifth place in the 10-team division while the Rockets are 6th.

The U-18 Cariboo Cougars schedule is right here.

 

NFL:

This is the final weekend of the NFL regular season.

Week 18 has a couple of Saturday games: Kansas City at Denver (1:30 PT) and Dallas at Philadelphia (5:15) followed by 14 on Sunday.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.

 

NBA:

Toronto Raptors  122  Utah Jazz  108

The (19-17) Raptors have won five in a row and will host New Orleans Sunday (3:00 PT).

The Raptors’ schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.