(As of 12:01AM)

PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS:

Prince George Spruce Kings    3           Merritt Centennials      2     (Overtime)

Defenceman Layton Ahac scored 17 seconds into overtime.

Nolan Welsh tied the game 2-2 for Prince George with 6:06 left in the third period before just 524 fans at the RMCA.

The 7-3-1-1 Spruce Kings visit Surrey Friday and Langley Saturday to start a stretch of eight straight on the road.

 

BCHL:

MAINLAND DIVISION STANDINGS:

Prince George, 12 games = 7-3-1-1 (16 points)
Langley, 11 games = 4-2-5 (13 points)
Chilliwack, 11 games = 4-5-1-1 (10 points)
Surrey, 12 games = 3-7-1-1 (8 points)
Coquitlam, 12 games = 2-8-1-1 (6 points)

 

PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS:

The Prince George Cougars host the Kamloops Blazers Friday and Saturday.

The 0-9 Blazers have been outscored 45-20 this season.

The 3-3-2 Cougars have earned at least one point in each of their last five games.

 

WESTERN HOCKEY LEAGUE:

Calgary Hitmen                         4           Kamloops Blazers                    2

Tri-City Americans                   5           Victoria Royals                          4        (Overtime)

The Americans scored at 18:57 of the 3rd and at 1:12 of overtime. The Royals are the top-ranked team in the CHL.

BC DIVISION STANDINGS:

Victoria, 8 games = 7-0-1 (15 points)
Kelowna, 6 games = 4-1-0-1 (9 points)
Prince George, 8 games = 3-3-2 (8 points)
Vancouver, 6 games = 2-3-0-1 (5 points)
Kamloops, 9 games = 0-9 (0 points)

 

CARIBOO COUGARS:

The fifth and sixth place teams in the BC Major Midget League meet this weekend in Prince George.

The 3-2-1 Cariboo Cougars entertain the 2-3-1 North Island Silvertips at Kin 1 with games Saturday at 4PM and Sunday at 10AM at Kin 1.

 

NHL:

Calgary Flames                         4             Los Angeles Kings                   3           (Overtime)

Jaromir Jagr did not pick up a point and was minus 1 with 13:38 of ice time in his first game with the Flames.

Sean Monahan scored at 62 seconds of overtime.

New Jersey Devils                    6             Toronto Maple Leafs              3

The Vancouver Canucks host the Winnipeg Jets tonight.

 

HAMHUIS:

Dallas Stars defenceman and PG Cougars minority owner Dan Hamhuis won’t play tonight in Nashville.

The 34-year-old from Smithers is out with a groin injury that he suffered on Saturday.

Hamhuis is listed as day-to-day.

 

UNBC TIMBERWOLVES:

It’s the second last weekend of the regular season in Canada West Soccer.

The 4-5-5 UNBC Timberwolves host the 4-6-2 Fraser Valley Cascades in men’s action Friday and Saturday at 5PM.

The 2-7-1 UNBC women visit 3-4-3 Manitoba Friday and 1-7-2 Winnipeg Saturday.

 

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL:

(Fifth and deciding game in the ALDS)

New York Yankees                    5              Cleveland Indians             2

Yankees win the series 3-2 after trailing two games to none. The Yankees will play the Astros in the American League Championship Series beginning Friday night in Houston.

(Fourth game in the best-of-five NLDS)

Washington Nationals             5             Chicago Cubs                      0

Michael Taylor hit an 8th inning Grand Slam. Series tied 2-2 with the 5th and deciding game tonight (5 o’clock PDT) in Washington.  The winner will play the LA Dodgers in the NLCS starting Saturday.

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The Boston Red Sox are looking for a new manager. Despite winning the AL East the past two seasons, the Red Sox sacked John Farrell after five years on the job. He had a year remaining on his contract.

 

High School Volleyball:

The Duchess Park Condors remain the top-ranked team in BC boys AA volleyball.

College Heights is fifth and DP Todd is listed as an honourable mention.

AA:

1                       Duchess Park
2                       Langley Christian
3                       Richmond Christian
4                       George Elliot
5                       College Heights
6                       Abby Christian
7                       MEI
8                       Prince Charles
9                       Pacific Christian
10                     WL Seaton

HM                   DP Todd
HM                   Gulf Island

 

NFL:

A pair of 4-1 teams meet in Thursday Night Football.

The Philadelphia Eagles visit the Carolina Panthers in a match-up of division leaders.

 

CFL:

The BC Lions are four points out of a playoff spot with just four games left.

The 6-8 Lions play twice in Winnipeg; this Saturday plus October 28th.

They also host Edmonton on the 21st and conclude the regular season with a home game against the Toronto Argonauts on November 4th.