Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Sunday, January 9th

BCHL:

Prince George Spruce Kings  5  Cranbrook Bucks  0  (Saturday)

Cranbrook Bucks  1  Prince George Spruce Kings  0  (Friday OT)

The (15-9-2-1) Spruce Kings are 5th in points in the Interior Division, one point behind the (16-11-2) Bucks, although P.G. has two games in hand.

Prince George is scheduled to host the (19-10) West Kelowna Warriors Wednesday night at 7:00.

The Spruce Kings regular season schedule is right here.

The BCHL standings are right here.

 

WHL:

Portland Winterhawks  3  Kelowna Rockets  1

Ex PG Cougar Taylor Gauthier made his debut in the Winterhawks net and stopped 38 of 39 shots.

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: (Just one Canadian team in action Saturday)

Colorado  5  Toronto  4  (OT)

The (16-15-3) Vancouver 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 (5:15 PM) and 16th (10 AM) 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: (Week 18)

Dallas Cowboys  50  Philadelphia Eagles  28

Kansas City Chiefs  28  Denver Nuggets  24

There are 14 Sunday games to conclude the NFL regular season, including the LA Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders tonight.

The NFL standings are right here.

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

NFL odds are right here.

 

NBA:

The (19-17) Toronto Raptors, riding a 5-game winning streak, host the (14-25) New Orleans Pelicans today (3:00 PT).

The Raptors’ schedule is right here.

The NBA standings are right here.