(As of 12:01 AM)

BCHL: (PG SPRUCE KINGS)

Prince George Spruce Kings  6  Langley Rivermen  0  (Saturday)

Logan Neaton made 17 saves for his 5th shutout of the season.

The Spruce Kings, who visit the Surrey Eagles today at 4:00 p.m., have won seven straight.

The 34-12-1-5 Spruce Kings are second in the Mainland Division, seven points behind the (40-12-1) Chilliwack Chiefs.

The Chiefs won on Saturday night 4-1 over Surrey.

Prince George has six regular season games left, including three against Chilliwack.


Prince George Spruce Kings  4  Coquitlam Express  2 
(Friday)

Dustin Manz scored into an empty net and added two assists.


Spruce Kings remaining schedule:
(6 games)

Feb. 10 Prince George  at  Surrey
Feb. 14 West Kelowna  at  Prince George
Feb. 17 Prince George  at  Chilliwack
Feb. 18 Prince George  at  Surrey
Feb. 22 Chilliwack  at   Prince George
Feb. 23 Chilliwack  at   Prince George

 

WHL: (PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS)

The Prince George Cougars play the B.C. Division leading Vancouver Giants this afternoon at 2:00 in Langley.

The Cougars have lost 12 in a row (0-9-3) while the Giants have won four straight, three of them against Prince George.

The 16-31-4-2 Cougars are last in the Western Conference, seven points behind the (20-27-4-1) Kamloops Blazers and 10 back of the (21-26-5-1) Seattle Thunderbirds.

The Thunderbirds hold down the final wild-card playoff spot.

Prince George will begin a four-game homestand Friday and Saturday against the Victoria Royals.

Kelowna Rockets  4  Prince George Cougars  3  (Friday)

The Cougars led 3-1 after one period but gave up three unanswered goals over the final 40 minutes, two of them in the last period.

Captain Josh Curtis scored twice and Cole Moberg also tallied for the Cougars.

P.G. goalie Taylor Gauthier suffered an upper-body injury midway thru the 3rd and left with the game tied 3-3.

He was replaced by 15-year Tyler Brennan,

It was the first Prince George game since General Manager Mark Lamb replaced Richard Matvichuk as Head Coach.

Watch the highlights here.

(All of the PG Cougars Cat Scan Podcasts can be found right here)

 

BCMML: (CARIBOO COUGARS)

Okanagan Rockets  2  Cariboo Cougars  1  (Saturday)

The same two teams play again this morning at 10:30 at Kin 1.

The 19-7-5 Major Midget Cougars are in fourth place in the 11-team league. They are two points behind (21-9-1-2)
and five points back of both the (23-6-1-1) Fraser Valley Thunderbirds and the (21-6-4-2) Vancouver NE Chiefs.

Cariboo will also host the South Island Royals Feb. 16th (4:00 p.m.) and 17th (10:30 a.m.)

BCMML: (CARIBOO COUGARS MINOR MIDGET) 

The Cariboo Minor Midget Cougars  3  Valley West Minor Midget Giants  2  (OT Saturday)
The Cariboo Minor Midget Cougars  3  Valley West Minor Midget Giants  0  (Friday)

The Cariboo 15-year-olds are 13-10-1-5 and in 3rd place in the 10-team league.

 

NHL: 

Vancouver Canucks  4  Calgary Flames  3  (Shootout Saturday)

The Canucks host the (33-16-7) San Jose Sharks Monday.

The (25-24-7) Canucks and the (26-22-5) St. Louis Blues are tied for the final Western Conference wild-card spot, although St. Louis has three games in hand.

Vancouver is just two points behind Minnesota but the Canucks are only three points ahead of Colorado and four in front of Arizona, Chicago and Edmonton.

CANADA WEST WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:

The UNBC Timberwolves will visit the Calgary Dinos in the best of three Canada West women’s basketball quarter-finals.

Games will be played Friday and Saturday, with the if necessary game on Sunday, the 17th.

Calgary had the first round bye after finishing the regular season 17-3 and on a 15-game win streak.

The Timberwolves are coming off their first Canada West women’s basketball playoff victory in program history, 80-78 over the Trinity Western Spartans Friday in Langley.

UNBC ended the game on a 12-2 run.

CANADA WEST MEN’S BASKETBALL: (Playoff action in Abbotsford)

Fraser Valley Cascades  67  UNBC Timberwolves  59  (Thursday)

The Cascades advance to the quarter-finals against the Thunderbirds at UBC while the UNBC men have been eliminated.


NBA:

Toronto Raptors  104  New York Knicks  99

The 41-16 Raptors are second in the Eastern Conference, one game behind the (41-14) Milwaukee Bucks.

The Raptors host the (29-28) Brooklyn Nets Monday and the (24-32) Washington Wizards Wednesday before the All-Star break.

The Knicks have lost 16 in a row.

 

PG ICEMAN:

The 32nd annual Prince George Iceman will be held today as long as the temperature is -20 or warmer.

There are 534 registered participants which is similar to last year.

The number includes 38 soloists, 73 adult teams and 30 junior teams.

The course consists of an eight-kilometre ski at Otway Nordic Centre, a 10-km run from Otway to Exhibition Park,
a five km skate at the ice oval, a five km run and an 800-metre swim at the Aquatic Centre.