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Darin’s Sports Shorts: Sunday, January 29th

Sports by Darin, as of 6:00 a.m. Sunday, January 29th


Prince Albert Raiders  4  Prince George Cougars  1

Ondrej Becher scored for the Cougars just 61 seconds into the game, but it all unraveled after that.

A parade to the penalty box, including several undisciplined penalties by the PG Cougars resulted in a pair of powerplay goals for the Raiders.

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The box score can be found here.

This season, the Cougars are 1-3-1-0 on home ice when there’s more than 4,000 fans in the stands.

The Cougars (19-21-4-0) sit sixth in the WHL’s Western Conference, behind the fifth-place Everett Silvertips  (23-21-1-0), and the fourth-place Tri-City Americans  (22-16-4-1).

The full WHL standings can be found here.

The Cougars will host the Victoria Royals (14-28-4-1) in a double-header next weekend.

The full Cougars schedule can be found here.



Prince George Spruce Kings  4  Trail Smoke Eaters  3  (OT)

The Spruce Kings went into the third period with a 3-1 lead, with Jack Stockfish scoring a shorthanded goal.

The Smoke Eaters scored a pair in the third, including a penalty shot goal from Brady Hunter to tie it at three.

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Kilian McGregor Bennett played the overtime hero for the Spruce Kings, scoring just 14 seconds into the extra frame.

The full box score can be found here.

The Spruce Kings (19-4-2-1) sit fifth in the BCHL’s Interior Division standings, just one point behind the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. (19-14-3-1)

The full BCHL standings can be found here.

The Spruce Kings and Smoke Eaters will cap off their weekend triple-header with a matinee at the Kopar Memorial Arena today. (3:00 p.m.)

The full Spruce Kings schedule can be found here.

Canada West Men’s Basketball:

UNBC Timberwolves  96  Mount Royal University Cougars  85

Canada West Women’s Basketball:

UNBC Timberwolves  72  Mount Royal University Cougars  56

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Sunday games:

Washington Capitals @ Toronto Maple Leafs  (2:00 p.m.)

Boston Bruins @ Carolina Hurricanes (2:00 p.m.)



Toronto Raptors  123  Portland Trailblazers  105

Precious Achiuwa had 27 points to go along with 13 rebounds, two steals, and one block.


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