Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Wednesday, May. 16th, 2018 (As of 12:01AM) NHL: (Third game in the Eastern Conference Final) Tampa Bay Lightning 4 Washington Capitals 2 Caps lead 2-1 with Game Four Thursday at 5 in Washington. Brett Connolly of Prince George scored his fourth goal of the playoffs and second in the series for the Capitals. Connolly has three points in the three games against the Lightning. ### The NHL Western Conference Final has shifted to Las Vegas for Game Three tonight at 6. The Golden Knights and the Winnipeg Jets are tied 1-1. ROYAL BANK CUP JUNIOR HOCKEY: (in Chilliwack) Chilliwack 2 Wellington 0 Bryan Allbee of Prince George picked up an assist for the host Chiefs. Wenatchee 3 Ottawa 2 (Shootout) Both Wenatchee and Chilliwack have clinched a spot in the semi-finals on Saturday. RBC STANDINGS: Wenatchee Wild (3GP) 1 W, 2 OTW = 7 points Chilliwack Chiefs (3GP) 1 W, 1 OTW, 1 OTL = 6 points Ottawa Junior Senators (3GP) 1 OTW, 2 OTL = 4 points Wellington Dukes (3GP) 1 OTW, 1 OTL, 1L = 3 points Steinbach Pistons (2GP) 1 OTL, 1 L = 1 point RBC SCHEDULE: Saturday, May 12th: Ottawa 2 Wellington 1 (OT) | Wenatchee 2 Chilliwack 1 (OT) Sunday, May 13th: Wenatchee 4 Steinbach 3 | Chilliwack 4 Ottawa 3 (OT) Monday, May 14th: Wellington 3 Steinbach 2 (OT) Tuesday, May 15th: Wenatchee 3 Ottawa 2 (SO) | Chilliwack 2 Wellington 0 Wednesday, May 16th: Steinbach vs. Ottawa (7PM) Thursday, May 17th: Wenatchee vs. Wellington (2PM) | Chilliwack vs. Steinbach (7PM) Saturday, May 19th: Semi-final #1 (2pm) | Semi-final #2 (7PM) Sunday, May 20th: Championship game (4PM) MEMORIAL CUP: The Memorial Cup opens Friday in Regina with the Pats against the OHL champion Hamilton Bulldogs. Former PG Cougar Jesse Gabrielle is on the Regina injured list and isn’t expected to play for the Pats. Another ex-Cougar, defenceman Josh Anderson plays with the Swift Current Broncos. MEMORIAL CUP SCHEDULE (PT): GAME ONE = Friday, May 18 – Hamilton Bulldogs vs. Regina Pats, 7PM GAME TWO = Saturday, May 19 – Swift Current Broncos vs. Acadie-Bathurst Titan, 1PM GAME THREE = Sunday, May 20 – Regina vs. Acadie-Bathurst, 4PM GAME FOUR = Monday, May 21 – Swift Current vs. Hamilton, 5PM GAME FIVE = Tuesday, May 22 – Acadie-Bathurst vs. Hamilton, 7PM GAME SIX = Wednesday, May 23 – Regina vs. Swift Current, 7PM *Tiebreaker (if necessary) = Thursday, May 24, 5PM SEMI-FINAL = Friday, May 25, 7PM FINAL = Sunday, May 27, 4PM WORLD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP: (in Denmark) Canada 3 Germany 0 Canada will play Russia in the quarter-finals Thursday (7:15AM PT). The other quarters Thursday, including USA vs. Czech Republic (7:15AM), Sweden vs. Latvia (11:15AM), and Finland vs. Switzerland (11:15AM). The semis go Saturday followed by the medal games on Sunday. PRINCE GEORGE SENIOR LACROSSE: Quesnel Crossfire 14 Co-op Petroleum Stylers 11 The Westwood Pub Devils play the Stylers tonight at 8 at Kin 1. STANDINGS: (including action from Tuesday, May 15) Quesnel M. Daniels Crossfire = 5-2 RPR Mechanical/J.R. Construction Bandits = 4-2 Westwood Pub Devils = 3-2 Co-op Petroleum Stylers = 2-3 Mackenzie Omenica Fabricating Lumberjacks = 0-5 PG TEAMS ON THE ROAD THIS WEEK: The Prince George Kodiaks will have a total of 13 teams, from 14 to 18 years of age, at the volleyball club nationals in Edmonton starting Thursday and running until Tuesday. There are 864 teams in 24 divisions that will play on over 50 courts at the new Northlands Expo Centre. ### The Prince George and Hart Judo Clubs are sending 17 athletes to the national judo championships (Thursday to Sunday) in Calgary. ### The Prince George Knights will compete at the Interior Cup in Penticton, which is Western Canada’s largest adult ball hockey tournament (Friday to Sunday). NBA: (Second game in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Final) Boston Celtics 107 Cleveland Cavaliers 94 Celtics lead 2-0 with game three Saturday night at 5:30 in Cleveland. ### The NBA Western Final resumes tonight at 6 in Houston. The Golden State Warriors lead the Rockets 1-0. ### The Phoenix Suns won the NBA draft lottery and will pick first in the draft on June 21st. The Suns finished with the worst record in the league. Sacramento will pick second and Atlanta third with both teams moving up. MLB: New York Mets 12 Toronto Blue Jays 2 The Jays slip back to .500 at 21-21. Two teams play again today (10AM) in New York. ### Seattle Mariners eight-time All-Star Robinson Cano has been slapped with an 80-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs. The 35-year-old Cano is already on the sidelines with a broken bone in his hand.