Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9TH SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Tuesday, Oct. 9th, 2018 (As of 12:01AM) (Long weekend wrap-up) CARIBOO COUGARS: (BCMML) Fraser Valley Thunderbirds 4 Cariboo Cougars 3 (Monday) (The Major Midget Cougars are 2-2-2. The Thunderbirds sit a perfect 4-0) Fraser Valley Thunderbirds 3 Cariboo Cougars 1 (Saturday) The Cariboo Cougars will be off this weekend. They visit the Thompson Blazers in Kamloops October 20th (12:15 p.m.) and 21st (11:00AM). PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS: The Prince George Cougars finished 1-3 on a four-game homestand following back-to-back losses against the Vancouver Giants: 3-0 (Friday) and 3-2 (Saturday). The 2-4-0-1 Cougars, who have dropped three in a row, play their next three games on the road starting Friday in Medicine Hat. They also visit Lethbridge Saturday and Kootenay Sunday. Prince George is third in the BC Division, a point ahead of Kamloops and three up on Kelowna. (WHL) Vancouver Giants 3 Prince George Cougars 2 (Saturday) The Giants scored three unanswered goals in the 2nd period to complete the weekend sweep before 2,393 fans at the CN Centre. Joel Lakusta tallied twice for P.G., his first late in the opening period and his second, on a power play, early in the third. It was just the Cougars second power play goal of the season in 34 total opportunities. Vancouver Giants 3 Prince George Cougars 0 (Friday) The Giants scored the only three goals of the game in a four-minute span of the third period. David Tendeck made 24 saves for the shutout in front of 2,354 fans. PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS: The 7-3-0-1 Prince George Spruce Kings host the 6-4 Powell River Kings on Thursday and the 5-4-1 Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Saturday. The Spruce Kings are third in the Mainland Division, a point behind Coquitlam and three back of Chilliwack. (BCHL) Victoria Grizzlies 4 Prince George Spruce Kings 3 (Friday) First loss in six RMCA home games for the Spruce Kings, who outshot the Grizzlies 43-22 before 744 fans. NHL: (One Canadian team in action Monday) Boston Bruins 6 Ottawa Senators 3 The 1-1 Vancouver Canucks visit the 2-0-1 Carolina Hurricanes tonight, the second stop on a six-game road trip. The Canucks also play at Tampa Bay Thursday, Florida Saturday, Pittsburgh Tuesday the 16th and Winnipeg the 18th before returning home to face Boston on the 20th. Other NHL games involving Canadian teams this evening: Calgary at Nashville, LA at Winnipeg and Toronto at Dallas. UNBC TIMBERWOLVES: (Canada West Men’s Soccer) TRU Wolfpack 3 UNBC Timberwolves 3 (Sunday Tie) Manny Drame scored in added time to give the 4-3-4 UNBC men the draw. The Timberwolves host (2-6-4) UBC Okanagan Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 in their final home games of the season. The UNBC men are holding down the 4th and final playoff spot in the Pacific Division. TRU Wolfpack 3 UNBC Timberwolves 1 (Saturday) (Canada West Women’s Soccer) MacEwan Griffins 2 UNBC Lady Timberwolves 1 (Saturday) Paige Payne scored the UNBC goal, her third of the weekend. She leads the conference with eight goals. The Lady Timberwolves slip to 1-6-3 on the season, which leaves them last out of eight in the Pacific Division. The UNBC women play Saturday (11:00 a.m. PT) in Calgary and Sunday (11:00 a.m.) in Lethbridge. MacEwan Griffins 3 UNBC Lady Timberwolves 2 (Friday) MLB: (ALDS) Boston Red Sox 16 New York Yankees 1 Brock Holt of Boston hit the first post-season cycle in MLB history. The Red Sox lead the best-of-five series 2-1 with Game Four tonight at 5:07 Pacific at Yankee Stadium. Houston Astros 11 Cleveland Indians 3 The defending-champion Astros swept the series 3-0 to advance to the ALCS. (NLDS) Los Angeles Dodgers 6 Atlanta Braves 2 Dodgers win the best-of-five series 3-1 to advance to the NLCS against the Brewers starting Friday in Milwaukee. The Brewers swept the Colorado Rockies 3-0 after Sunday’s 6-0 victory. NFL: (Final game in Week Five) New Orleans Saints 43 Washington Redskins 19 Drew Brees became the NFL’s all-time passing leader breaking Peyton Manning’s record of 71,940 career-passing yards. The 39-year-old Brees tossed three touchdown passes to give him 499 for his career, fourth in NFL history and one behind Tom Brady. After five weeks, the LA Rams and Kansas City Chiefs remain unbeaten at 5-0, while there are no more winless teams. Next action will be on Thursday with the 2-3 Philadelphia Eagles at the 1-4 New York Giants. CFL: (Week 17) Saskatchewan Roughriders 19 Edmonton Eskimos 12 Calgary Stampeders 12 Montreal Alouettes 6 The BC Lions, coming off Saturday’s 26-23 win over Toronto, are 7-7 and fourth place in the West, with four games remaining, all against Western opposition. WEST: Calgary 12-2, Saskatchewan 10-5, Winnipeg 8-7, BC 7-7, Edmonton 7-8 EAST: Ottawa 8-6, Hamilton 7-7, Toronto 3-11, Montreal 3-12 (Week 18) Hamilton at Toronto (Friday 4:30) Saskatchewan at Winnipeg (Saturday 11:00 a.m.) Ottawa at Edmonton (Saturday 2:00) B.C. Lions at Calgary (Saturday 5:00) Lions also host Edmonton on October 19th, visit Saskatchewan on October 27th, and host Calgary on November 3rd.