Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Wednesday, Oct. 10th, 2018 (As of 12:01AM) UNBC TIMBERWOLVES: UNBC Timberwolves midfielder Paige Payne is the Canada West women’s second star of the week. Payne scored all three goals for UNBC in a pair of weekend soccer losses against the MacEwan Griffins; 3-2 Friday and 2-1 Saturday. The third-year player from Kitimiat has become the Timberwolves all-time single-season record holder for goals in a season with eight, which also leads Canada West. Payne and the 1-6-3 Lady Timberwolves play a couple of road games this weekend in Alberta: Saturday (11:00 a.m. PT) in Calgary against the 9-1 Dinos and Sunday (11:00 a.m.) in Lethbridge against the 1-8-1 Pronghorns. –The UNBC men’s soccer team hosts the (2-6-4) UBC Okanagan Heat Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 at Masich Place Stadium. PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS: Prince George Cougars forward Josh Maser has been slapped with a four-game suspension by the WHL. The 19-year-old forward Maser was assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct for slew-footing Giants forward Justin Sourdif in the Cougars 3-2 (Saturday) loss to Vancouver. The 2-4-0-1 Prince George Cougars play Friday in Medicine Hat. They also visit Lethbridge Saturday and Kootenay Sunday. 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 BCHL Mainland Division, a point behind Coquitlam and three back of Chilliwack. NHL: (4 Canadian teams in action Tuesday) Carolina 5 Vancouver 3 (Sven Baertschi notched two goals and an assist for the 1-2 Canucks. Elias Pettersson picked up an assist to give him six points in three games) The Canucks, 0-2 on a six-game road trip, play at Tampa Bay Thursday, Florida Saturday, Pittsburgh Tuesday and Winnipeg the 18th before returning home to face Boston on the 20th. Calgary 3 Nashville 0 Winnipeg 2 Los Angeles 1 Toronto 7 Dallas 4 There are three NHL games tonight including Philadelphia at Ottawa. The other match-ups have Vegas at Washington and Arizona at Anaheim. –Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray is dealing with a concussion for the third time in his career. The 24-year-old Murray was injured during Monday’s practice. CARIBOO COUGARS: (BCMML) 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). MLB: (ALDS) Boston Red Sox 4 New York Yankees 3 The Red Sox won the best-of-five series 3-1. Boston advances to play the Houston Astros in the first LCS matchup of 100-win teams since both leagues featured one in 1977. (NLDS) The National League best-of-seven Championship Series will open Friday night with the LA Dodgers at the Milwaukee Brewers. CFL: The BC Lions expect starting quarterback Travis Lulay to return to their line-up for Saturday’s game in Calgary. Lulay has been on the sidelines since Sept. 14 after suffering a dislocated left shoulder against the Montreal Alouettes. The 34-year-old Lulay has thrown for eight touchdowns passes and four interceptions this year. The 7-7 Lions are in fourth place in the West Division with four games remaining, all against Western opposition. (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. 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 NFL: The sixth week of the NFL season will begin Thursday with the 2-3 Philadelphia Eagles at the 1-4 New York Giants. After five weeks, the LA Rams and Kansas City Chiefs remain unbeaten at 5-0, while there are no more winless teams.