Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Sunday, Sep. 16th, 2018 (As of 12:01AM) PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS: (BCHL) Prince George Spruce Kings 3 Coquitlam Express 0 (Saturday) Bradley Cooper, in his first start of the season, earned the shutout as P.G. outshot Coquitlam 47-19. Ben Brar scored twice, once shorthanded in the 2nd period and once on the power play late in the 3rd to help the Spruce Kings run their league-best record to 4-0. Dustin Manz tallied the winner just 71 seconds into the game before 743 fans at the RMCA. Prince George Spruce Kings 5 Coquitlam Express 3 (Friday) Patrick Cozzi snapped a 3-3 tie with 3:56 left in the third and Ben Brar put one into an empty net, his second goal of the period. Dylan Anhorn (1 + 2) and Corey Cunningham also tallied for the Spruce Kings in front of 731 fans in Prince George. The Spruce Kings play West Kelowna Thursday afternoon at 1:30 and Penticton Friday at 4 p.m. at the league Showchase in Chilliwack. Their next home game is scheduled for October 4th against Wenatchee. PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS: (WHL pre-season) Kamloops Blazers 4 Prince George Cougars 3 (OT) Josh Pillar scored in the first minute of overtime for the Blazers who never trailed. Prince George defenceman Joel Lakusta tied the game at 3 with 2:33 left in the 3rd. It was a penalty filled-game before 1,449 fans at CN Centre that concluded exhibition play for both teams. The Blazers finished 4-1 and the Cougars 3-1-1 in the pre-season. The Cougars start their regular season with back-to-back games against the Royals in Victoria on Friday and Saturday. They will play their next three against the Rockets: Wednesday the 26th in Kelowna, Friday the 28th (home opener) and Saturday the 29th in Prince George. CARIBOO COUGARS: The Cariboo Cougars will start their 40-game BCMML regular season on home ice. The Major Midget Cougars entertain the Valley West Hawks Saturday, September 22nd (4PM) and Sunday, the 23rd (10:30AM) at Kin 1. UNBC TIMBERWOLVES: (CANADA WEST WOMEN’S SOCCER) The 1-1-1 UNBC Lady Timberwolves host the 0-0-3 Saskatchewan Huskies this morning at 11 at Masich Place Stadium. UNBC Lady Timberwolves 3 Regina Cougars 1 (Friday) Home opener for the UNBC women. (CANADA WEST MEN’S SOCCER) The 0-1-2 UNBC men’s soccer team will play its first road game of the season today in Saskatoon against the 2-3 Saskatchewan Huskies. The UNBC men will host Lethbridge Friday at 6 p.m. on a night that will have the official re-opening of Masich Place Stadium. CFL: (Week 14) (Saturday) Ottawa RedBlacks 30 Saskatchewan Roughriders 25 Calgary Stampeders 43 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 28 (Friday) B.C. Lions 32 Montreal Alouettes 14 The Lions posted their first road win of the season but lost quarterback Travis Lulay with a separated shoulder. (Week 15) Montreal at Winnipeg (Friday 5:30 PT) Edmonton at Ottawa (Saturday 1:00) Saskatchewan at Toronto (Saturday 4:00) Hamilton at B.C. Lions (Saturday 7:00) WEST: Calgary 10-2, Saskatchewan 7-5, Edmonton 7-5, B.C. 5-6, Winnipeg 5-7 EAST: Ottawa 7-5, Hamilton 6-6, Toronto 3-8, Montreal 3-9 NFL: This is the second Sunday of the NFL season with 14 games on tap including Minnesota at Green Bay, New England at Jacksonville and the night match-up of the New York Giants at Dallas. The Seattle Seahawks return to action on Monday when they battle the Bears in Chicago. MLB: Toronto Blue Jays 8 New York Yankees 7 The (66-82) Blue Jays are 1-4 on a nine-game road trip. ### Seattle Mariners 6 LA Angels 5 The (82-66) Mariners, with just 14 games left, are 7 1/2 games behind Oakland for the second and final AL wild-card spot. Seattle is 2-0 on a 10-game road trip.