Hartley's Sports ShortsSports HARTLEY’S SPORTS SHORTS: MONDAY, JANUARY 14TH SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Monday, Jan. 14th, 2019 (As of 12:01AM) BCHL (PG SPRUCE KINGS): Chilliwack Chiefs 4 Prince George Spruce Kings 3 (Shootout Sunday) The Chiefs won the game in the 8th round of the shootout. It was the only goal in the shootout. Nicholas Poisson of P.G. tied the game at 3 with just 1:36 left in the third period. The 26-11-2-3 Spruce Kings are second in the Mainland Division two points behind the (29-11-1) Chiefs. The Spruce Kings play their next three games in the Okanagan: Friday in Penticton, Saturday in Vernon and Sunday afternoon in West Kelowna. They have their next home games on Jan. 25th and 26th against Coquitlam. Prince George Spruce Kings 3 Cowichan Valley Capitals 0 (Friday) Logan Neaton earned the shutout as Prince George outshot Cowichan 38-22 before 1,110 fans at the RMCA. WHL (PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS): Prince George Cougars 4 Kelowna Rockets 0 (Saturday) The line of Ethan Browne (3 assists), Josh Maser (1 goal, 1 assist) and Vladislav Mikhalchuk (2 goals) combined for seven points to lead the team offensively for the second straight game. Browne (1 + 2), Maser (2 + 0) and Mikhalchuk (0 + 3) notched eight points in Friday’s 7-2 victory over the Rockets. Taylor Gauthier blocked 20 shots for his third shutout of the season and his second in a week before 2,971 fans at CN Centre. We shutout the Kelowna Rockets Saturday. We have video proof. 🎥: https://t.co/YIAfXhXFgv pic.twitter.com/g82qm8TOH1 — PG Cougars (@PGCougars) January 13, 2019 With the sweep, Prince George is 6-1-1 against Kelowna in the season-series. The 16-22-1-2 Cougars have moved into the second and final wild-card playoff spot, a point ahead of the (15-21-4) Seattle Thunderbirds and two in front of the (15-22-2-1) Kamloops Blazers. Prince George is also just three points behind the (17-21-3-1) Rockets, who have lost five straight. The Cougars host the CHL top-ranked Prince Albert Raiders (37-5-0-1) on Wednesday. It will be the first game on a six-game road trip for the Raiders. The Blazers entertain Moose Jaw on Tuesday. #WHL KEL/PG: @PGCougars Taylor Gauthier stops 20 of 20 for 3rd shutout, 2nd in four games. 4-1-0-0 in last 5 tilts posting a 1.19 GAA, .953 SV%. 3rd time this year – all against Kelowna – where he’s went the distance and was forced to makes 20 or fewer saves. — Geoffrey Brandow (@GeoffreyBrandow) January 13, 2019 Prince George Cougars 7 Kelowna Rockets 2 (Friday) The Cougars put the game away early with four unanswered goals in the opening period before 2,577 fans. Defenceman Cole Moberg scored twice and added an assist before 2,577 fans. Checkout the highlights from Friday night’s big win over the Rockets! | #NorthernUprising #WHL 🎥 https://t.co/KhGO8T8bkZ pic.twitter.com/PbAJYwyXp2 — PG Cougars (@PGCougars) January 12, 2019 LISTEN: @Hartley_Miller‘s Cat Scan – January 10th, 2019 … @PGCougars GM Mark Lamb discusses why no moves were made before today’s #WHL Trade Deadline | https://t.co/QqXMN97twe #CityOfPG #Sports pic.twitter.com/U4X9KbFIiV — My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) January 11, 2019 NHL: (Canadian teams a perfect 3-0 Sunday) Vancouver 5 Florida 1 (Loui Eriksson notched a goal and two assists for the 21-21-5 Canucks who are 1-0-1 on a six-game homestand. Vancouver is tied with Minnesota and Anaheim for the final wild-card playoff spot, just a point back of Colorado. The Canucks host (21-21-3) Edmonton on Wednesday. They also entertain Buffalo Friday, Detroit Sunday and Carolina Wednesday (23rd) before having a 10-day break. Calgary 7 Arizona 1 (The 30-13-4 Flames have won five straight and lead the Western Conference by three points over San Jose and by four over Winnipeg and Vegas) Winnipeg 4 Anaheim 3 (OT) (The Ducks have lost 11 straight) Three Canadian teams see action as part of a six-game Monday NHL schedule: Edmonton hosts Buffalo, Toronto entertains Colorado and Montreal visits Boston. UNBC TIMBERWOLVES: (Canada West women’s basketball) UNBC Timberwolves 90 Manitoba Bisons 82 (Saturday) She is EN FUEGO! 25 points 17 rebounds, 4 assists, and 2 steals in a big @UNBCWomensBball victory makes Maria Mongomo the @MrMikesPG Player of the Game! TWolves now 9-5 on the season! pic.twitter.com/b86qrhvQAl — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) January 13, 2019 Manitoba Bisons 76 UNBC Timberwolves 69 (Friday) 23 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals, and 2 blocks earns Maria Mongomo the @MrMikesPG Player of the Game in a hard-fought @UNBCWomensBball loss to @BisonWBB. Rematch tomorrow, 5 PM, at @NorthernSport! pic.twitter.com/fWX8VkE668 — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) January 12, 2019 (Canada West men’s basketball) Manitoba Bisons 69 UNBC Timberwolves 65 (Saturday) Anthony Hokanson came off the bench and scored a season-high 14 points, making some big-time shots, earning @MrMikesPG Player of the Game in a tough 69-65 @UNBCBasketball loss to @umbisons. Congrats, Tony, and thank you Mr Mikes! — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) January 13, 2019 Manitoba Bisons 66 UNBC Timberwolves 63 (Friday) JV Leamy had 28 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals, and two blocks, earning the @MrMikesPG Player of the Game Award, fighting until the final seconds of a 66-6 @UNBCBasketball loss to @umbisons. JV and the TWolves get another shot at the Bisons tomorrow at 7 PM at the @NorthernSport! pic.twitter.com/SpU7GT3Sig — UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) January 12, 2019 The UNBC Timberwolves visit the Alberta Golden Bears Friday and Saturday in Canada West basketball. The Timberwolves are 9-5 in the women’s standings (7th place out of 17 teams) and 7-7 in the men’s division (7th place). The top 12 teams advance to the playoffs. (UNBC also plays at UBC the 25th and 26th before closing out its regular season with home games against Lethbridge Feb. 1st and 2nd) The Alberta women have won 10 in a row and are third with a 12-2 record. The Alberta men have won eight straight and are third with an 11-3 record. NFL: (Conference semi-finals)Favoured home teams won all four games New England Patriots 41 LA Chargers 28 (Sunday) (The Patriots advance to the AFC Championship Game for a record 8th straight year) New Orleans Saints 20 Philadelphia Eagles 14 (Sunday) LA Rams 30 Dallas Cowboys 22 (Saturday) Kansas City Chiefs 31 Indianapolis Colts 13 (Saturday) The NFL Conference Championship Games will be played Sunday. In the NFC, the LA Rams visit New Orleans (12:05 p.m. PT). In the AFC, New England is at Kansas City (3:40 p.m. PT). The Saints are favoured by 3.5 and the Chiefs are 3-point favourites. The winners advance to Super Bowl 53 February 3rd in Atlanta. NBA: Toronto Raptors 140 Washington Wizards 138 (DBL OT) The 33-12 Raptors lead the Eastern Conference by 1 1/2 games over the (30-12) Milwaukee Bucks. The Raptors visit Boston Wednesday before hosting Phoenix Thursday and Memphis Saturday.