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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Leah In same the -first half Thundoy, April 4, 197J THE LETHBRIDCt HEKAVD took the Bruins a while Tlr Tim CANADIAN PRESS Km almosL periods Wednesday night it appeared as If all the reports nhout Ihe inju- ry-riddled Boston Bruins were true. The powerful Uniins, lOasl Di- vision champions in [lie Na- tional Hockey League, were held by Toronto Maple Loafs to a scoreless tio for 37 mlnule.s ujicl seconds In tJie.ir opening game of tlio eastern semi-final. Tlien less lliah tlirce minutes remaining in tho sec- ond Phil Esposilo scored goals lo Bruins to a 5-0 shutout of tho Leafs, fourth-place finishers In the East. The v.in gave Hie Bruins a 1-fl lead in die bcsl-of-seven Stanley Cup quarter-finals with the sec- oiid guine toniglit ngain at Boston Garden. In the oilier eastern semi-final game, Vic Iladfielcl scored twice to give New York Hangers a 3-2 victory over Montreal Cana- diens, last year's Stanley Cup champions. Their liest-of-seven series also resumes tonight in New York's Madison Square Garden. The Bruins went into Wednes- day night's game against Uio Leafs wilh Esposilo and star de- fenccnian Hobby Orr coming off thc injured list and rcporlwt in- juries lo Ken and Fred North Stars sharp, Hawks dump Penguins By THE CANADIAN PRESS The arm-chair experts who like to waflcr a bob or I wo on Hie Stanley Cup playoffs were in luck Wednesday if they followed the form charts. Chicago Black Hawks and Minnesola North Stars, ivho fin- ished 1-2 in the West Division, drew iirst blood In the best-cf- seven semi-finals, as the Hawks topped Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 and (tie North Stars slammed the door on St. Louis Blues 3-0. The Hawks and Penguins meet ngain lonight in Chicago, then shirt to Pittsburgh for the lliird and fourth games Satur- day and Sunday. ANDY CAPP WHEN 'E COMES TM5 OLD SWEET TALK ONE OF THREE THING'S- iowling scores 1APRI BOWL SENIOR CITIZENS full Jensen 337 Henry Bech hold Den 241, C WyK 211 Brov.n Vvi'J Dsren 3-ii France Bam- jrieX 307 Asia Mage 7ta, Lll 313, Agnes Van 331. Nunweiler !47, Fllcn Johnson m HIGA'S Diannc Peeler sen 273 Msnn 3M Dflrb 3il SMrley Boyd 3'3 Lyn T urn bull 334, DOTCT Rom Mug h 576, J u a n I I a I Ingard 3i2 Eilma Groves 214 Pliyl Harrison AJina Wobiwicrolt ijd. PRE BUILT SOCIAL Schmall 257, Ted US Shirley Helesy 757, Larry Tarn. Aki Nedra Williams HO. K I i e NoacV 235, cnarllt? fivccd US, Cmanufl Schlle Lucille Schlie 130, Bill ?1S, George rAdtchell 514 Judy Leijsae 33-i. Melville pulls off upset KAMLOOPS, B.C. (CP) A nuijor upset marked play Wed- in Ilic Kamloops inter- br.i.'.nin lim-kcy Lourna- mrat ns Melville, Snsk., edRcci powered Toronto Hod -1-3 in tbc 'A1 section quaflc-r-fina's. Carlson led Ihr winners vith I'AO finals as Melville led all Ihe way in ihe free-wheeling conical in which only one minor called. li.id rated as one of the.1 favorites in the 3ii team knncknut lourncy which ends Friday night. In oilier 'A' section action, Winnipeg Easl Kiklonan edged VanrcniMT Norlh Shore fH lo ,1 sr.mi final hprth- no.Mon Maiden Moose moved Into the semis, dumping Burna- hy 0-1. Dan Snllivan scored Ibrec goals for Boston and captain Kevin Conphlin added nxirc. B AND Mike Irv n Spflfks 341 [A5 Andy Val ler 347, Ray llge Pcdrfnl IBS Wyr IS4 Shirlty JUNIOR! SHOP Kalhy Ludwirj 341; Gloria Hrycylc 37B; Jean Pfiiscy 3GO; Je Hellle WatCldin 347; J Frances Barnbr Belly Ho Slndllnger J7J Wllllt Hallo GORD1ES Jack Jones MB nruce McKil lop 310 Iueline, but when Al Mc- Dorjough's shot from the point was blocked by defcnceman Bill White, Martin recovered the Duck and raced down the wing o feed a perfect pass to Pap- pin. His shot easily beat goalie Jim Rutherford. EXPERIENCE PAYS Experience paid off for the North Stars in Minnesota as Lhrco of their elder statesmen played prominent roles in the triumph. Their work was almost overshadowed by four separate fighls which produced 80 min ules in penalties. Gump Worsely, Minnesota -52-year-old goalie, eame up with his fifth MIL, playoff shutou and ran his unbeaten streal against thc Blues to nine in a row during the last two regiila seasons and in thc playoffs. He stopped 27 shots. Dean Prentice, who Is crowd Ing 40 years of age, providec tlie scoring punch wilh tw goals, one in the first pcrioc and another early in the third Bob Kevin, who has also hee around Ihc NHL for a long time was credited with an unassisUx marker just past the mid-wa; mark in the final period. Garry Unger of St. Louis nn Barry Gibbs of Norlh Stars came up swinging first, closel followed by Tom Ucid of Minm sota and Phil Roberto of the vis itors. Denis Hcxtall and Bar clay PJager tangled near th end of thc period, but the mo; vicious fight occurred in th seond period between Jac Egcrs of Ihc Blues and Dem O'Brien of North Stars. Kgers and O'Brien tried to ge at one another by climbing ove diirger 309 the official scorckccper's tahl in the penalty box. Helping to fray tempers e action by (lie re lore against Prentice and Charli Hums o( thc North Stars Dany O'Shcn and Egcrs of Hi Blues. He ruled that Iheir stick had excessive curvature and dered them replaced. HARDWARE 373 Mora an Bill WS Sig DoO- Pal lunslall 324 Arderson 767 Lecns 1.1 Tymensen Marg Dyck 2il 773 Nini Vera Nlcholls 301, AL-coin ieu G'c-r CHICAGO 3, PITTSBURGH T Firsl Period 1. Lciler 1 (Shack) 3. Chicago, Martin l (PflDpin) 13.09. Renames R. Hull, Schvock Wfllswi minor, misconduct Jflrrelt minor, mlicontJucf ShacK D Scccnd Period No scoring, pppai- lies Hex! a I I, Koroll Shack Third Per Tod 3. Chicago, Pflppin 1 (Martin, 4. Chicago, Mar- Jin 2 (O. Hul'. Pappin) Penal- tics D. Hull Shack, While Ncsteronko minors, me- crsj minor misconOJcl 9.09, ff.arltn Snols on goal by Pilllburgh IS I MINNESOTA 1 ST LOUIS B Stanficld. Cenlrc Derek Sander- son was also a question mark, eing under treatment for coh- i, an inflamalion of tlie rge intestine. They appeared light for al- nost two periods until Mike .'allon of thc Bruins and Brian tonnie of the Ixiafs were given tajors for fighting at. hen at Esposito scored or the Bruins and added an- :her less than three minutes iter to end Ihc second period -0. I think 1 hart lost a little bit my sharpness being oil for a ew games like I said Es- osito, who had missed most o[ :ie last three regularly-schcd- ilcd games because of an in- ury. "I know 1 passed off a oiiple of times when 1 should ave shot." But he said the Bruins played he way they wanted to, waiting or the breaks. "We were waiting for that irst goal, and we were fortun- ate to get he said. For almost two periods both cams played a close-checking ;ame, playing tight defence and howing lilflc offence. Then Es- rasilo, the league's leading corcr, got those two quick ;oals and Don Marcotte, John iIcKenzie and SUnlield added ;oals in the final period. (OI1NSON LIKES DEFENCE Boston coach Tom Johnson sraiscd the defensive efforts of is team. 'We lightened up consldera- he saM. We had teen laying very loose on defence tie last, three weeks. This was a ood all-round effort, their best n some time." Johnson also praised the work if goalie Gerry Cheevers, who umed aside 27 shots in regis- ering his fourth shutout in play- action. He said Cheevers will tart again toiu'ghl. King Clancy, the 69-year-old coach of the Leafs, agreed with praise of Cheevers >ut gave credit to Esposilo for the victory. "Without E s p o s 11 o, where would they (The Bruins) ]lnney said. "They're a great lockey team, but anything can lappcn. "We didn't go after them, but can't say the same for Boston especially lhat Bucyk." He was referring to Johny Bucyk, last season's Lady Byng Trophy winner as the most gentlemanly player, who launched himself on one occa- sion at Toronto defenceman Bobby Baiin. "I don't know why they've been taking a run at said, "bat I'll toll you one thing, they're playing with fire." THE CAT MEOWS Emils Francis, general man- ager-coach of the Rangers, wo: excited over his leam's narrow victory over tlie CaJiadiens. "It's a great way to start the said Francis, whose Rangers went into the playof without the services of Jean Ra tcllc, their star centre and top scorer. The Rangers also have Roc Gilbert skating with a foam co! lar around his neck, Hadficld playing with a taped righ thumb and Bobby Housseau per forming with cuts under his lefl eye and one over his right one. But the infirmities d i d n bother them. Hadfield's thumb might be hurting bid his voico was slrong enough to shout to Rousseau that he was at thi right corner of the Montreal ne just before he scored the win nine goal. "Yeah. I Iry lo sneak in then every so said IfadfieU who figured that SO of his SC regular-season goals had co from that location. 'It's hare for thc riefcneeman to walcl you there. He's got to keep an eye on thc centre, too." Tho centre that time was Rousseau, substituting for Ra- telle, the regular pivot for Gil- ADDING INSULT Brad Park, of ihe New York Rangers, serious injury as IIG piles inlo Montreal Cana- diens' net after being tripped by Claude LaRose of Ihe Canadiens. Park screened Monireal goalie Ken Dryden ai Vic HadField scored Hadfiefd is not in ihe picture. (AP Wirephoto) men, qualify Player wants rules relaxed AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Gary layer of South Africa says the Masters golf tournament cannot each full slature until black nen along with whites arc walking Augusta National's fair- vays, not just as caddies but as lompetitors. "I don't want to create n con- troversy and I am aware rules ire added the little pro rom Johannesburg, "hul wiih he number of good black play- ers increasing on the lour I hink it is u shame that none has enjoyed Hie experience oth- ers of us have experienced at .he Masters. "It is a wonderful tournament favorite tournament for me I hope soon the rules ore relaxed so that black man may qualify." Player is one of 85 of the world's top professional and amateur golfers leeim; off today in the actli edition of the colorful event, In the star-spangled field are from Asia, Latin and South America, Spain, Britain, New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Gary Cowan of Kitchener, Ont., U.S. amateur champion, is the only Canadian entered. Hut no black man has played in the tournament since it was founded in 1534. Clifford Kobcrls, the tourna ment chairman and its co-foun- der, insists there is no ban Egainst black competitors. "We will welcome a Negro player as soon as he meets our rules of he said COULD HE BETTER "I understand ami appreciate I'laytfr said. "I am merely saying that it will be a better tournament v.hon there are better chnnccs for black men to make if. "As a former champion, I tried lo pet olher former cham- pions to join me in inviting I.ce Kldcr. Then 1 discovered lhat Ihis invitation category, in ef- fect for was abandoned new rule was put Into effect this Lee Elder losl lo Jack in a playoff. George lohnson a satellite tourna- ment. Curtis Sifford, Charles Nephew, and Chuck Thorpe arc wo of the better now black layers on Ihe circuit. Player, perhaps the most pop-j last year and Elder responded tilar foreigner ever to play golf by u billing the Nairobi Open. in the United States, has been a strong force in helping erase ra- cial barriers in South Africa. He invited Elder, a 37-ycar- olcl tour regular from Washing- ton, D.C. to play in South Africa Labor Club Canucks Jumped :o a one-game lead In their best of five City Recreation Hockey Lcauge championship playoff series against Purity Bottling with a 7-1 victory Wed- nesday night. Canucks lead the series two games to one and just need another win to capture the title. In last night's encounter, Al Rowniree carried the pennant- winning Canucks to their sec- ond straight deciion over the Bottlers with a brilliant indivi- dual performance. Tiilsa Romitree tallied three limes and assisted on another three to pace liis club's attack. The Canucks, who (railed 2-1 after Ihe first jicj-iod and evLMicid the score to 3-3 after Die second, also received singlo in ark ere off Ihe .sticks of Al Willis, Tim Kegrcllo and Dou Bartlett scored hvlco TUUSA, Okln. (AP> Oilers scored four goals in the period to down Fort Worth Wings 8-4 Wednesday in the Central Hockey League semi-fi- nal. Jean Paycltc and Jan Popicl each scored Ivs for the Oilers, wlii IP Ralph Stewart had two goals [or the Wings. The second Kanm of I IIP, scries will be played here Friday nljjhl. First-period goals by Steve King, Lyle. MoffaL and Popiel put the Oilers charge. Jim Rob G u i n d o n and Stcwa srnrrd for Fort Worth before (he first period riidnd. Stewart and Ilrian Conarhcr put the and Gary Paskuski and Tom Yip once for the Bottlers. During the three periods of play, the Canucks took tha nod on in of 17 minor penalties called Canucks will get a chance to mv.p things up this evening' when tlie two clubs meet for j the fourth time nt 8 p.m. at Henderson Lake Ice Centre. Meanwhile, the league's an- j nual awards banquet and will be staged April H at the Labor Club. Anyone wishing tickets for Ihe annual affair can contact I any of the league's coaches or John Kobnl at j for obtaining tic- kel.s will bo April 8, l Until recently, South Africa maintained a stiff ban egainst mixed black and while competi- tion. In addition to various major tournament champions of recent years, lour winners and mem- bers of the Ryder and Walker cup teams, (lie Masters tourna- ment nuVomatically qualifies Ihe first 21 finishers of the preced- ing Masters, the top 16 ot lha la.sL U.S. Open and ihe, top eight of the U.S. Amateur, The entrance door thus Is nar- row, although invitations flra tendered annually to various overseas players, of which this I year there fire 17. Player, 35, is the chief threat of these invaders, rated at 7 to 1 in the official odds just back of three-time winner, Jack Nick- laus, G to 1. Three players art figured at fl to Trcvino, the conlrovcrsial player of tho year in 1071; 42-year-old Arnold Palmer and Bill Casuer, The defending champion, Charles Goody, is an outsider at 20 to 1. WEST CASTLE SNOW SKI REPORTS Pinclier CrecV Lelhbndno Calgary....... willi the rule permitting all tour I in front in thc second pc winners to play." There liavi- het-n black (our winners, ageing Charles Sifford and Pete Brown, but before Ihe licrl and Hadfield. Hatelle is out with a broken ankle. BOSTON 1 TORONTO First Period No lies Sflnderscn Selwood Scc.vid Period l. slfo 1 Smith) ton, Ef-posilo fCaihrnan O Pcnailics Ellis Vad Clcnnic C V'.'ailon ma lor HtxItjB -ninsr, misconducl HencJericn iod Varrolts n al- il. Espo- 3, Bos- rr) I (Orr) Brr.lr. Gonzalez alters score Joe I.undrigan fied H for Tulsa Intc in llic second. Two goals by P.iyulle and others by Popiel and Di'ian Marchinko set- tled the issue. tinnrs, Brtrcla 36, Pl.igcr K. O'Shta alor majors 3.19, O'Bri K. O'Shea m Hoxfflll Second Period No scoring, penar. Ifcs Rohcrlo Dupan'l, Go'ds- 7rlB, Egcrs, O'flricn mrtisrs Ouponf RcLcrlo 1B-43 Third Period 3. Minnesota, Pren- tice 7 (Reid, Morns) 3 Minne- sota, Hcvin 1. Penallies Bill Plarjer 16'5i on ocnl NEW YORK 3 MONTREAL 1 r-irsl prricd 1. Ycrl Fair- tiairn 1 (Pflrk. HrtrtCe'd) 14.3C; 1. Montreal, Larose 1 3 Na.'J Hadiicld (Rousseau, Gilterl) Pcnnltles farr Savflrd Scccnd Hrule Lou Pnrk Laprrrirre Third Porlod t. F. Ma- hovllch 1 IP Mahovlkh, 5. Nc.i- York, 1 Pppfllircs Hddfield Rcm- icau UMi. J 11-3J Mcnlr 13 14 1 New NEW YORK (AP> Rogclio of Colombia changed a score on his card five lo four in the Greater New Orleans Open and has lost his probation- ary playing privileges. Hie Pro- fessioniil Golfers Association Wednesday The PGA Toinnanipnt Players Division V'nllmer of Vancouver, a fellow competitor and official srnrcr in Hie March 21 second round of the Inumnmcnl. reported lie at- tested Gmralcz' FCOIC as n five for Ihc loth thai it was confii'mrd hv Ib'.u'ii.MmTil scorer Martin Itoc Gonzalez, who staled he knocked n stroke oft his scoro before rcliH'nini: the c'.ud. also has line! his slut us ;K an ap- i proved tournament player can- I celled, PGA officials said. I POLARIZED LENSES 308 7lh SI. S. 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