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Hartley’s Sports Shorts; Friday, April 19th

Sports by Hartley Friday, April 19th as of 12:05 a.m.

(All times listed are PDT)


It will be another full house at CN Centre when the Prince George Cougars host the Kelowna Rockets tonight (Friday) at 7:00 in Game 5 of their second round WHL series.

Prince George enjoys a 3-1 lead.

If the Cougars win they will advance to the Western Conference Final for the first time in 17 years and the fourth time since the team arrived in Prince George 30 years ago.

Even though all the seats and standing room only tickets have been sold for the game, a few additional seats in the stands may be opening up for sale today (Friday) at noon.

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Game Date Visitor Home Time
1 Friday, April 12 Kelowna 0 Prince George  4 7:00 p.m. PST
2 Saturday, April 13 Kelowna 0 Prince George  5 6:00 p.m. PST
3 Tuesday, April 16 Prince George 4 Kelowna 3  (OT) 7:05 p.m. PST
4 Wednesday, April 17 Prince George 1 Kelowna 2 7:05 p.m. PST
5 Friday, April 19 Kelowna Prince George 7:00 p.m. PST
6* Sunday, April 21 Prince George Kelowna 2:05 p.m. PST
7* Tuesday, April 23 Kelowna Prince George 7:00 p.m. PST

*-If necessary

The WHL standings are here.

The PG Cougars’ playoff results are here.

The PG Cougars’ regular-season results are here.


Hart Attack column:


Cat Scan podcast:


NHL: (6 Thursday games on the final day of the regular season)

Winnipeg  4  Vancouver  2

The game summary is here.

The Canucks finished the regular season with a Pacific Division-leading record of 50-23-9.

Vancouver will open the playoffs Sunday night at 7:00 when they host the Nashville Predators.

Colorado  5  Edmonton  1
Calgary  5  San Jose  1
Seattle  4  Minnesota  3
Anaheim  4  Vegas  1
LA  5  Chicago  4  (OT)

The Stanley Cup playoffs start on Saturday.

The NHL schedule and results are here.

The Vancouver Canucks schedule and results are here.

The NHL standings are here.

The NHL wild-card standings are here.

The NHL scoring leaders are here.



Former Prince George Cougars goalie Taylor Gauthier of the Wheeling Nailers has been named the ECHL Goalie of the Year.

The 23-year-old Gauthier had a league-best .923 save percentage.

He also had four shutouts and was second in goals against average (2.23).

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The (10-9) Toronto Blue Jays start a 7-game road trip tonight (Friday 6:40) in San Diego against the (11-10) Padres.

The Blue Jays schedule is here.

The MLB schedule is here.

The MLB standings are here.



There are two play-in games tonight with the losers out. Chicago is at Miami (4:00) in the Eastern Conference followed by Sacramento at New Orleans in the Western Conference (6:30).

The NBA playoffs begin with four games on Saturday.

The NBA schedule and results are here.


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