Hartley’s gym shorts; Thursday, August 4th

Hartley Miller sports from 12:05 am Thursday 4th August

Ice Hockey:

Hlinka Gretzky Cup (in red deer)

Canada 3 Sweden 0

The Canadian team went 3-0 in the round robin, beating their opponents with a 26-1 aggregate score.

Canada overtook Sweden 43:18.

The game summary can be found here.

PG Cougars’ Riley Heidt didn’t pick up a point against the Swedes but has three goals and one assist in three games.

Canada meets Finland in the semifinals on Friday night.

The medal games in the 8-team tournament will be held on Saturday.

The results and schedule can be found here.

Sportsnet’s NHL signing tracker can be found here.


Tampa Bay Rays 3 Toronto Blue Jays 2

The Jays are 1-1 on a 9-game road trip that continues tonight (4:40 PT Thursday) against the Twins in Minnesota.

The (58-45) Jays are second in the AL East and lead the wild card standings.

The (54-49) Twins lead the AL Central.

The Blue Jays schedule can be found here.

The MLB standings can be found here.


Week 9 of the CFL season begins tonight (Thursday, 4:30 PT) with the (8-0) Winnipeg Blue Bombers taking on the (2-5) Montreal Alouettes.

The (5-1) BC Lions host the (2-5) Edmonton Eskimos Saturday night at 7:00 p.m.

The Lions have the second-best record in the league behind the Blue Bombers.

The CFL schedule and results can be found here.

The CFL rankings can be found here.

BC Football Conference:

The (0-1) Prince George Kodiaks will play their home game at the BC Football Conference Saturday night at 7 p.m. when they entertain the (0-1) Kamloops Broncos at Masich Place Stadium.

The Kodiaks lost their first league game 31-5 to the Valley Huskers in Chilliwack.

The league results and rankings can be found here.

Commonwealth Games:

Former UNBC player Kady Dandeneau won a gold medal in wheelchair basketball at the Commonwealth Games.

The Canadian women, made up of four players, became the first wheelchair basketball gold medalist in Commonwealth Games history by beating Australia 14-5 on Tuesday in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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