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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 6, 1976, High Point, North Carolina 41 High Point Enterprise. Wednesday october 6, 197g i a wire photo Toronto goalie Wayne Thomas deflects shot off stick of Colorado s Gary Croteau in second period one game into nil season Caps already on Streak Landover. My api one game into the new National hockey league season the Washington capitals already have tied their longest winning Streak in history Hartland Monahan s Power play goal at is 12 of the final period his second score of tilt game gave the Caps a 6-5 Victory Over the Atlanta flames tuesday night As the Nhi began its 60th season with upsets by tin two worst teams of the past two years. Launching a new franchise in i Jenver after two wretched seasons As the Kansas City scouts the Colorado Rockies upended the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 to Complete a most improbable opening night parlay. Three allies ate on tonight s schedule. With Vancouver at Pittsburgh los Angeles at Cleveland my the new York hangers entertain my Minnesota Montreal s de fending Stanley cup champions and runner up Philadelphia both open at Home on thursday s six game card Washington set la negative nil records while winning Only eight games in its inaugural 1974 75 season and Kansas try scrambled to win 15 last year the Caps upped their Victory total to 11 and the scouts dipped to 12 rut it s a new season and. Tor one Day at least the league s newest expansion teams Ara atop the standings for the Caps who did no twin last season until the loth game it was the l oth Victory of their Nhi existence and they have a Chance to set a pro hockey at a deface my the associated press nation la hockey league . It Ink a Kuve a Patrick division club winning Streak record of two at Detroit thursday night winning the first game does t mean insisted Washington coach Tom Mcvie who replaced Milt Schmidt As coach last december. A we re going to prepare As Best we can for to for coach Fred Creighton of the flames who allowed Washington Only four goals while beating the Caps four times last year it was a bitter defeat. A we played a fair he said Quot but they capita ii Zed on their chances better than we did a and we had a lot More Washington goalie Bernie Wolfe turned aside Nim shots by the flames in the first t ii r e e minutes before Washington s first attempt by Monahan slipped past Phil More and into the Atlanta nets Washington led 2-1 Atter the first period and 4-3 after the second before Atlanta rallied to tie the score 5-5 on goals by Guy Houmard and Ken Houston during a 75-second Span Midway through the final period but a hooking penalty on Bill Clement a former Washington player who had a goal and an assist enabled the Caps to Cash in on the Power play after three wha prepares to open fifth season on ice xxx i. I i is .1 7 i i a by is i u Titi Titi tiny h. 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Atlanta 5 Colorado 4 Toronto 2 wednesday s James Minnesota Al new York rangers Vancouver at Pittsburgh los Angeles at Cleveland thursday s tames in Neosia at Boston new York islanders at Phil Delphi Pittsburgh at Montreal of Angeles at Atlanta Washington Ai i Miod it Ugo it St i Jins by the associated press Howe is lacing up his skates again the Minnesota fighting saints have re emerged with a new cast of characters the swedish population in Winnipeg is growing at an alarming rate and there s even a team called the Birmingham bulls the world hockey association is Hack shrugging off the financial woes and collapsing franchises of a year ago the wha starts its fifth season thursday amidst a tighter divisional Structure and a Welcome injection of new Money last seasons three division lineup has been junk cd and this time they la try it with two six team divisions. The tot onto Toros have moved to Birmingham. Ala the Cleveland crusaders have switched to Minnesota replacing the franchise that went under their Midway through last season and new owners have taken Over in Quebec. Edmonton and san i Bego the league s two noted cider statesmen a Howe. 48 and Bobby Hull 37 Are set for another Campaign. Howe Bas left the Houston Aero front office to rejoin sons Marty and Mark on the ice Hull currently recuperating from a wrist injury is expected to rejoin the Winnipeg jets in about a month Marc Tardif of Quebec the league s top scorer last season who suffered brain contusions after an alleged attack by Calgary s Hick Jodzio during the playoffs appears to be rounding into form. The season officially begins thursday night with Minnesota visiting Cincinnati it ends april 6 and then come the playoffs with four of the six teams in each division taking part. A Brief look at the divisions Western division the Champion Winnipeg jets and runner up Houston Aero Are both in the same division this time around and should both make the playoffs without difficulty. At last count Winnipeg had la europeans on the roster and when Hull returns to the lineup hell team with two of them. Swedes if Nilsson and Anders Hedberg to form the league s most explosive line Joe Daley is solid in the nets and the defense will be ample As soon As Tominie Bergman another swede recovers from a shoulder separation Houston has enough Veteran players to keep things interesting the team is built around the Howes forwards Andre Hinse and Larry Lund and goaltenders Hon Ira a me and Wayne Rutledge. Calgary has picked up Richard Lemieux and Claude St Sauveur from Atlanta of the nil to go along with goalie Don Mcleod one of the league s Best and an improved defense Norm Allman and Rusty Catena de Are among the offensive stars at Edmonton where the oilers have imported a Host of new players including Journeyman Hen Sather hobble Ftorek 113 Points last season gives Phoenix some of i Ense and Jim Nick a nip and Larry Lariviere Shore up the defense but the h mid miners Are still looking for someone to replace the retired Jack Norris in goal. Ernie Wakely returns in goal for san Diego and his defense should be improved with the addition of caul shiny Eastern division Quebec the league s highest scoring club last season has enough firepower to win the division even without Rejean Houle who scored 51 goals but has since returned to Montreal of the nil. Tardif and heal Cloutier will get some help up front from Andre Huud Rias and eau i in Bordeleau. Both acquired As tree agents arid the addition of Veteran Jim Dorey will help the defense. New England has Brad be i Wood and Hick Ley to Anchor the defense. Ralph Haegstrom and Tom Webster Are the big guns up front ready set Golf you re planning a fall fishing or Hunting trip see us for All your supplies and equipment. Well help get you ready. Then you la be set to go without a last minute scramble that can take up valuable fishing and Hunting time. Remember too we have 1976-77 Hunting and fishing licenses. 134 South main phone 885-2950 it s picking time again Texas against Oklahoma. In i Faimali of Len Ltd re nut Iii previous feeble attempt Rockies i. Maple Leafs 2 at Denver Wing Wilt Paie ment assisted on Colorado s two first period goals and then pumped in one of his own in the final period to put the game out of reach goalie Doug Kavell. Recently purchased from tot onto. Heat his old mates despite leg cramps which caused him to Leavi the ice for Lour minutes in he third period i a lenient set up goals by i Arry Skinner and Dave Hudson. With the other Colorado tally coming from Nelson Pyatt Errol Thompson and Bob Neely hit for Toronto. By Herschel Nisenson a sports writer new York hey Darrell Royal who s going to win saturday s Texas Oklahoma game9 a i done to have any predictions on the outcome a says the Texas coach. Hey Barry Switzer who a going to win saturdays okla homa Texas game a it la probably lie a tossup Quot says the Oklahoma coach. I mean How s a forecaster supposed to pick a Winner if the coaches can to offer any More help than that one method might be to consult the standards and very often reliable signs was Texas really Quot up last week for Rice unlikely despite a 42-15 Romp. Might the longhorns be looking ahead to Southern methodist Are you kidding9 was Oklahoma Quot up Quot for Iowa state last week Iowa state will the sooner be Honing their spurs for Kansas next week 9 yes yes a thousand times yes i is years Kansas game Kun 23, of 3�?is the Only one Oklahoma a lost in four years unfortunately the one thing wrong with this theory is that its virtually impossible for either Side to look past the other in the Texas okla Hoina game. Call it the War of the wishbones the red River riot or whatever you want to Call it. Ifs one of College football s classic rivalries and this Corner Calls it Oklahoma 16-14 i ast week s score of 56 right 13 wrong and one tie for a percentage of .812 silenced some of the disgruntled alumni the season count is 192 77-5�?.714. Michigan state at Michigan Michigan coach bosc ii Bechler says sports writers should be homers,"�?i.e they should be tans of the teams they re assigned to cover and should write positively about them. If i m a writer and i m following Michigan. I Ani he says. No a homers Quot necessary this week to despite the bitter intrastate 42-7. Georgia at Mississippi you won t find Bear Bryant anywhere near this one not Only does Alabama have a game of its own but both of these clubs have beaten the Bear this season Ole miss did it for openers 10-7, Georgia last week 21-0. On the theory that Ole miss was looking ahead when it got bumped off by Auburn and Georgia was sky High for Alabama Here s the upset special of the week. Mississippi 21-17. Stanford at Urcla Quot you should always play percentage football a a says Urcla coach Terry Donahue explaining Why the Bruins punted on fourth and one from the Ohio state 43 with less than four minutes to play last week and settled for a 10-10 tie the vital signs Point to a Stanford upset but the percentage .31-17 Nebraska at Colorado Colorado took a 7-0 Lead in last year s meeting but the game Wasny tas close As the score would indicate it wound up Nebraska 63-21, and that was t As close As the score would indicate either since the huskers led at one Point 63-7 neither team was impressive last week both should be on the Ball this week especially Nebraska 28-20. Maryland at North Carolina state the records say the terrapins should play ten pins with the Wolf pack. Hut records Don t mean anything in this Atlantic coast conference Biggie Maryland 29-25 Kansas at Oklahoma state the cowboys next five games Are with Kansas Colorado Oklahoma Missouri and Nebraska. Talk we Seu and install Quality custom built storm windows _ and doors 9 Huffman i paint 4 Willco Viring co. 767 n main St. Phon 117-1147 about living Earl Blitz lived dangerously a Hunch says this could be the second upset special. Oklahoma state 24-21. Texas tech at Texas a amp a tech could be the Surprise team of the Southwest conference if they Ever play a game. The red raiders have had two weeks off already this season with Only two games under their heft better they should take this week off. Too. Texas a amp a 21-14 army at Penn state Quot we re i 3. I done to know How else to put says Joe Paterno trying to explain Penn state s subpar record Quot we can to Wear people Down like we used army 3-1, is one of the country s Surprise teams hut this might be asking a Little too much of Leamon Hall and his Miracle workers. Penn state 28-14. Dartmouth at Yale Dart Mouth s the big Green and Yale s the team with the in experience. Dartmouth 14 12 Auburn at Memphis state the tigers will win Trio tigers won last year 31-20 the tigers a Memphis state the tigers also Are Auburn Memphis state won last year tin year Auburn 24-10. Kentucky at Mississippi state Kentucky gets caught Between Penn state and Lac. Mississippi state 16-9 other games East a Pitt 35. Louisville 7 Boston College 28. Florida state to Brown 20. Penn 7 Colgate 22, holy Cross 19 Columbia 14, Princeton la Harvard 33, Cornell 14. Rutgers 26. Connecticut 3 Syracuse 17, Tulane 14 Temple 23. West Virginia 16 Richmond 21, Villanova 14 South Louisiana state 24, Vanderbilt 13 Alabama 56, Southern Mississippi 0 appalachian state 27, Furman 18 the Citadel 14. It Chattanooga 7 East Carolina 34. Southern Illinois 14 Tennessee 21. Georgia tech 17 Miami Fla 20, Duke 14 Mcneec state 24, Northeast Louisiana 17 Nicholls state 17, Northwestern Louisiana 7 Davidson 13, Randolph Macon 6. South Carolina .36, Virginia 20 Virginia tech 27. Vii 7 Wake Forest 28. Clemson 19 Delaware 24. William amp Mary 20 Midwest Missouri .34. Kansas state 13 Ohio state 27. Iowa 7 Central Michigan 17. Ohio i 15 Arkansas state 21. Eastern Michigan 13 Ball state 27. Illinois state 7 Indiana 26, Northwestern 13 Indiana state 18. Northern Illinois 14. Iowa state .35. I tall 14. Kent state 23, Western Michigan 17 Minnesota 28. Illinois 20 Bowling Green is. Toledo to Fresno state 22. Wichita state 12 Purdue 25. Wisconsin 20 Southwest a Baylor 31, Southern methodist 17 Houston 41. West Texas state 14. Southwestern Louisiana 20. Lamar 7 North Texas state 27. �?Ta1 poly Pomona 13. Louisiana tech 21, Texas Arlington 20 Texas Chris Tian 28. Rice 21 see the Toyota Corolla Limback a now in Stock a automatic 4 Speed or 5 Speed fold Down split rear seat aaa Toyota sales 328 s. Main High Point n c. This to discount makes your first can of Golf Pride easy to handle. 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