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WHL (PG Cougars)
The Prince George Cougars have reduced their squad to 23.
The Cougars traded 20-year-old defenseman Majid Kaddoura to the Moose Jaw Warriors for a 7th-round pick in the 2023 WHL Prospects draft and they fired 18-year-old forward Mike Svenson to the League Winkler Flyers. Manitoba junior hockey.
PG now has three goalies, seven defenders and 13 forwards.
Connor Bowie, Taylor Gauthier and Jonny Hooker are the club’s three 20-year-olds.
– My Prince George now (@mypgnow) 12 October 2021
The (0-3) Cougars host the (1-3) Victoria Royals Saturday night at 7 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.
Prince George has his next six games against Victoria.
The Cougars scored 11 goals while relinquishing a high of 19 in the Western Conference.
The PG Cougars regular season schedule is here.
The WHL ranking is here.
BCHL (PG Kings of the Spruce)
The (1-1) Spruce Kings entertain the (0-2) Merritt Centennials on Friday and Saturday in their first home games of the season.
TRADE: The Spruce Kings acquired F Nathan Fox (’02) from the Cranbrook Bucks in exchange for future considerations.
– Prince George Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) 12 October 2021
(Start of the regular season)
Pittsburgh 6 Tampa Bay 2
Vegas 4 Seattle 3
The Kraken erased a three-goal deficit but ultimately failed against the Golden Knights in the franchise’s opener.
– Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) October 13, 2021
The Vancouver Canucks, who finished 2-5 in the preseason, start their regular season with six straight away games tonight at 7 p.m. PST in Edmonton.
Canucks forward Brock Boeser will start the season in the injured reserve.
The Canucks schedule is here.
British Columbia Elite Hockey League: (Cariboo Cougars & Northern Capitals)
The (3-3) Cariboo Cougars will host the (4-1-0-1) Vancouver Northwest Hawks on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Kin 1.
The Cariboo Cougars schedule is here.
(WOMEN U18 AAA)
The (4-3-0-1) Northern Capitals return to action on October 23-24 as they visit the (2-2) Vancouver Island Seals.
The northern capitals schedule is here.
LA Dodgers 7 San Francisco 2
The series is tied 2-2 with the fifth and decisive game Thursday night at 6:07 am in San Francisco.
Mookie Betts hit a homeroom and produced three runs as the Dodgers defeated the Giants to force a tie-breaker 5 in their NL Division series.
– Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) October 13, 2021
Atlanta 5 Milwaukee 4
The Braves win the series 3-1 to qualify for the NLCS against the Dodgers or Giants.
Houston 10 Chicago White Sox 1
The Astros win the series 3-1 to advance to the best of 7 American League Championships against the Boston Red Sox starting Friday in Houston.
The MLB playoff schedule is here.
The virus reminds the NHL that it’s still there. . . NHL tells Scouts to follow protocols. . . WHL deal includes 2025 draft pick https://t.co/odtqKwW16z
– Gregg Drinnan (@gdrinnan) October 13, 2021
Week six of the NFL season begins Thursday night with (4-1) Tampa Bay versus (2-3) Philadelphia.
Tom Brady says his heavily wrapped throwing hand is painful, but he expects to play when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers visit the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night. https://t.co/pYO6bgxbvP
– Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) 12 October 2021
After five weeks, Arizona are the only undefeated team at 5-0 while Jacksonville and Detroit are the only teams without a win at 0-5.
The NFL rankings are here.
The NFL regular season schedule is here.
The NFL odds are here.
The BC Lions are back in action on Saturday at 4 p.m. when they host Calgary.
Week 11 begins Friday night at 6 p.m. with Winnipeg in Edmonton.
Where is: Winnipeg 8-1, Saskatchewan 5-4, BC 4-4, Calgary 4-5 and Edmonton 2-6
East: Toronto 6-3, Montreal 4-4, Hamilton 4-5 and Ottawa 2-7.
The CFL schedule is here.
Canada West Soccer: (UNBC Timberwolves)
The UNBC Timberwolves visit the Fraser Valley Cascades as part of Canada West Men’s and Women’s Soccer Friday night and Sunday afternoon.
The UNBC men have one win, four losses and three draws after eight games, while the UNBC women have one win, six losses and one draw.
The ranking of women is right here while the ranking of men is right here.
The Timberwolves, with just four games to play in both divisions, end their regular season by hosting Thompson Rivers on Oct. 23-24 at Masich Place with the women to play at noon, followed by the men at 2:15.