(As of 12:01AM)

HLINKA-GRETZKY CUP: (Gold medal game in Edmonton)

Canada’s U-18 hockey team  6  Sweden  2

Prince George Cougars goalie Taylor Gauthier blocked all 16 shots he faced in helping Canada to the come from behind victory.

Canada trailed 2-0 at 11:33 of the first period when they made a change in net as Gauthier replaced Nolan Maier of the Saskatoon Blades, who gave up two goals on three shots.

The Canadian team enjoyed period leads of 3-2 and 4-2 to capture gold for the 22nd time in the 28-year history of the tournament, including 10 of the last 11.

Gauthier concluded the tournament with a 1.11 goals-against-average and .943 save percentage in two games played.

There were 22 players on the Canadian team, 11 of them from the WHL.

Saskatoon Blades head coach Mitch Love of Quesnel was one of the Canadian assistant coaches.

Calgary Hitmen assistant coach Jason LaBarbera of Prince George was the Canadian goaltending consultant.

(Bronze medal game)

Russia  5  United States  4

 

PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS:

The fifth overall pick in the 2018 CHL Import Draft, Matej Toman, has signed with the Prince George Cougars.

The 17-year-old Toman played for his hometown team in the Czech Republic last season, competing at the Under-18 and Under-20 level and with the men’s team in the Czech Third Division.

Toman helped the Czechs to a 5th place finish at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup following Friday’s 8-3 victory over Slovakia.

 

GOLF:

U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka enjoys a two-stroke lead over Adam Scott entering the final round of the 100th PGA Championship in St. Louis.

Koepka is at 12-under 198 after shooting a 66 on Saturday.

Tiger Woods also fired a 66 in the third round and is four shots off the pace at 8-under.

 

CFL: (Final game in week 9)

Ottawa RedBlacks  24  Montreal Alouettes  17

In his second CFL start, Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel was 16-for-26 for 168 yards with no touchdown passes and no interceptions.

Redblacks QB Trevor Harris completed 44-of-54 passes for 487 yards.

UPCOMING: (Week 10)

Ottawa  at  Winnipeg  (Friday 5:30 PT)

B.C. Lions  at  Toronto  (Saturday 1:00)

Montreal  at  Edmonton  (Saturday 6:00)

Calgary  at  Saskatchewan  (Sunday 4:00)

WEST:

Calgary 7-0, Edmonton 5-3, Winnipeg 5-3, B.C. 3-4, Saskatchewan 3-4

EAST:

Ottawa 5-3, Hamilton 3-5, Toronto 2-5, Montreal 1-7

 

MLB:

Tampa Bay Rays  3  Toronto Blue Jays  1

The (52-64) Blue Jays are 1-4 on a six-game homestand.

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The (68-50) Seattle Mariners, coming off Saturday’s 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros, are 1 1/2 games behind the Oakland A’s for the final AL wild-card spot.