(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.

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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.