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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IF 'E EVER FINDS OUT YOU' AT BINGO INSTEAD OF WATCHIN1 THE GAME......' )_ NOT T1 WORRY 'E'S EITHER PIAVED LIKE A GENIUS OR Bruins face tough series Maple Leafs riding high By THE CANADIAN PJIESS Even If Toronto Maple Leafs go winlcss in the remainder of their Stanley Cup playoff series, there may he other clubs thank- ing them for beating Boston Bruins at least once. The Leafs edged the Bruins 4-3 in overtime in Boston Thurs- day to send the hcsl-of-seven National Hockey League quart- er-final sol Into Toronto tied at a win each. The third game is IN STOCK NOW AT BERT MAC'S CYCLE "WHERE SALES ARE BACKED SY SERVICE" All brcyclei ara property ai- embltd, tet-up and" cqulpp- id with a kick stand and ler- viced with a 90-day frea ad- uilment policy and a 6 mon- th and labor warranty. From Japan APOLIOS BRC'S ELIMINATOR! SEKINES MON5HEEJ A! LOW AJ 89.95 From Canada C.CM. 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TAANGEHS HAVE EDGE New York Rangers' apparent ease In handling Montreal Cana- diens also could affect the eventual outcome for the high- powered Bruins, East Division champions for a second year. The Canadiens could rally hut Rangers have the advantage of u 2-0 lead in their series going Into Montreal for the third and fourth games tonight and Sun- day. The powerful Bruins were fa- vored to hove an easy time against the Leafs and again against fhe winner of the Minne- sota North Slars St. Blues series In the West. The Bruins then were likely to Saturday, April THI LmtBRIDOl HrHALD 11 Action continues today and Sunday Centennials manage 3-3 stalemate Dy THE CANADIAN PRESS The Baltics were fierce hut nobody won mucli in the quart- erfinals of the Western Canada Hockey League Friday night. Brandon Wheat Kings and Saskatoon Blades fought to a 3-3 tie In their series, sending the senior back to Saskatoon Sun- day night. The Blades, who lend the besf-of-sevcn series 3-2, need only a tie at home to advance into the semi-final. The score was exactly the same Friday night In Calgary where the Centennials and Med- icine Hat Tigers for a 3-3 draw end a dead-lock of two wins the Iheir series. They play again Sunday in Medicine Hat, The only game that ended de- cisively was in Rcgina where the Pats got a pair of goals late in the third period for an 8-6 win over Flin Flon Bomhers. Flin Flon, nevertheless, has a 2-1 lead In games, with Ihe fourth coming in Flin Flon Sunday night. have a rest before meeting a fired victor emerging from the semifinal between winners of the Montreal-New York and Chi- cago Black Penguins series. That projected rond to the Stanley Cup has taken on added humps wilh a rash of late-sea- son injuries to Boston players coach Tom Johnson said in Toronto Friday that most were healing satisfac- torily. The only doubtful starter for tonight, said Johnson, was centre Derek Sanderson, who has been spending nlghLs In hos- j pilal willi an Inflammation of the bowel. "Sandy's (cellng under the said Johnson. The Leafs also have their In- jury problems although coach King Clancy refused to name liis casualties. "We've got a couple of play- ers who are hurting, and I mean really said Clancy, "I don't want to say who they are but you can take my word for it." Ifowever, defenceman Brian Glennie, one of the toughest checkers for the flat's in the se- ries, was believed to be nursing a groin injury, although he de- nied having a serious injury after limping from the ice in Boston Thursday. Clancy had special praise for the work of Glennie and defence partner Jim McKenny (or their improved play. "I was one that dian't know Glennie was that said Clancy. KING SMELTS HOSES "But he's improved 100 per cent. It just proves that If you give a guy a chance the kid will come up smelling roses." Glennie spent much of the season on the bench before win- ning a spot in tlio regular de- fence relation after Mike Pelyk was sidelined by a knee Injury and Jim Dnrey was traded to New York. Despite their two-game lead, tho Hangers are not over-confi- dent going into Montreal. Ranger winger Hod Gilbert said Friday he figures the C.ina- diens "will return lo normal at Uie Montreal Forum." He said lie expected the Cana- dians to open up their attack cm home ice. "In the last two matches, Montreal players have played much more this has made (lie difference. "I also noted that they ap- peared lo slow down afler their second goal Thursday night." Both games tonight and Sun- day in Montreal and Toronto are scheduled to start at 8 p.m EST. -3' 06 JOJ jo uoijg gas joj jssq jng -japap aij) eq Lump jou op A1NVSMVM 30VM3A03 SH1NOW nru INVSVMVM LETHBRIDGE KAWASAKI Hardievilla Rond, 13lh Street North Phone 327-6117 WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MONDAY, APRIL 10-8.30 p.m. NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH TOR KAMATA vs DAVE RUHL SITO LEE VS POR7Z t PRINGLE ATCKESON VS SULLIVAN MORRISON V5 BUTCHER S2 Watch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJOC-TV B.C. teams grab early lead at Games ny TIUDY IIAUGENEDER Herald Staff Writer Tlio results n[ (lie first day competition at the Western Canada Native Winter Games saw British Columbia calcu- late the most points toward (he grand aggregate point trophy. British Columbia junior box- ers, ranging in age from 8 to 13-year-olds won most of the matches In 11; c i r various weight groups. In the 75 pound class: Ricky Soop of Alberta defeat- ed Allan Barnes of B.C.; 66 pound class, Clyde Johnston oE B.C. over Frank Pruden of Al- berta; 70 pound class, Wes Luke, B.C. over Ernie Black llabbit of Alberta; In the 80 pound class Riel Webb, Alberta over Dale Brown of B.C.; 85 pound class, Andy Stump of Alberta over Joe Pierre of B.C. In the junior SO pound class Lone Johnston of B.C. over Danny Lindstrom nf All-Jrta; 95 pound class, Barry Black Rabbit of Alberta over Ixmis Prince of Manitoba; 100 pound class, Neil Young of Alberta over Jerry Whule of Manitoba; Randy Jackson of Alberta outpointed Robert Cardinal also of Alberta in the 125 pound class with Terry While of B.C. losing to Hugh Calf Robe of Al- berta in his second match. In men's senior hockey Fort St. James Chiefs of B.C. de- e.-.led the Meadow Lake Sas- katchewan North Stars 6-0. Saskatchewan's Gordons re- serve team lost to the LB Pas Manitoba Blues, 5-3. The Dlackfoot Buffaloes from Cluny, Alberta defeated the Celtic bench strong BOSTON fAF) Boston Celtics' bench Is paying off, but there's still one big hurdle left In their bid to advance in the National Basketball Association playoffs. "People keep saying they're dead, but they won't lay Boston sharp-shooter Jo Jo White said Friday night niter the Celtics' 124-114 over Atlanta Hawks. "I'm getting tired of going to While said after hit- ing for 26 points. "I wish we could have wrapped It up at home, but there's no go to Atlanta Sunday." The Celtics took a 3-2 lead In the bcst-of-seven Eastern Con- ference semi-Iinal series with the Hawks, but had to hold oil several spirited challenges by Atlanta. Boston built a 17-polnt lead, 25-8, in the first period, then had a major struggle until pull- ing away in the linal quarter. Atlanta closed to within two points, 64-62, in the tliird period and trailed by just tlircc points several times imtil White hit a basket and an 03-M advantage at the mark. The C e 1t i c s' bench came through in handsome fashion with Steve Kubcrski. 7-foot Henry Finkel and Don Nelson playing key roles. Knberski, n forgotten forward during the regular season, wrecked the Hawks with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Finkel, forced into action after center Dave Cowcns picked up a fifth foul early in the third period, hit on three key set shots in the final quarter. Nelson contrib- uted 16 points and had 10 re- bounds. In the American Basketball Association, New York Nets upset Kentucky Colonels 10092 to lake n 3-1 lead in their best- o f -s e v c n Eastern semi-final. Utah Stars made it four straight over Dallas Chaps with a 103-03 victory in the Western Division semi-final. Sarnia grabs Kaniloop's title KAMLOOPS, IJ.C- (CP) Sarnia Navy Veterans, who readied the finals by default won the Kamloops Internation- al Bantam Hockey Tournament Friday night by drubbing Snanich, B.C., 5-0 in the cham- pionship game. The Ontario club, knocked oul of the tournament earlier Friday by a 6-5 loss to Winni- peg in the A section finals, got a reprieve when Winnipeg withdrew from tlic tournament in order to compete in the Manitoba Bantam champion- ships starting In Brandon to- day. Saanich reached the cham- pionship round by whipping Williams Lake, B.C., 5-2 in a playoff between the n and C section winners of (lie tmirna- mcnt thai drew 3li entries from Canada, the United States and Europe. Fort Alexander Manitoba Braves 3-2. Tho Hobbema Alberta team to a squeckor from the Vcrnon, B.C. Totems, 6-4. In the junior division, the INSPOL Thundcrblrds r o m Edmonton bombed a Prince George, B.C. team 8-0. In men's senior basketball Ihe Winnipeg, Manitoba contin- gent eked by North Baltleford, Saskatchewan 37-35. Prince Rupert, B.C., defeat- ed INATSO from Lethbrldga 02-57; Selkirk, Manitoba clob- bered St. Philps Kampsac also from Manitoba, G7-36. North Vancouver's N a 11 v a Brotherhood the Blood Golden Eagles 56-36 with INATSO coming back to wipe- out Norti Battlcford 119-39. In the Junior men's event Prince George, B.C. defeated Prince Albert, Sask., 71-58 with the Blood, Alberta blasting Prince Albert 57-34, lo Die Senior ladies events the Blood team defeated Khowutzun, B.C. 44-24. Thn Re- tina Friendship Centre team lost to Khowutzun, 32-21. The ladies "B" 5ection Bav.' Duncan, B.C. heat Gordon, .Sask, 42-21. The Junior ladiei competition was close and hard fought with Prince Albert, Eask. losing to 'ho Blood, Alberta team 45-31. The Williams Lake. B.C. team lost to the Prince Albert team 73-33. Minor hockey Scott Jarvie and Keith Mlya- shiro scored two goals each and paced the Labor Club Bees lo a 5-3 victory over the Tl-Cats and the Midget League champion- ship title Friday night. Lcroy Pavan notched the oth- er Bee's marker, who came back from a 3-2 second period deficit. Barry Ontkean rifled In hat- trick In a losing cause. GRABS OFF REBOUND Prince Rupert dominaled the backboards r.iday and 01 a result upended Lelhbridgs INATSO In tho opening round of basketball at firtt annual Notivft Winter Gamei. Penguins, JHues in trouble Teams still optimistic By THE CANADIAN' PRESS To most observers, FilLsburgh Penguins' nnd St. Louis Blues' chances of overtaking their op- position in (he first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs look bleak. But Ihelr players and coaches remain optiniislic despite the 2- 0 leads held by Chicago Black Hawks over Penguins and Min- nesota North Stnrs over the Blues in the best-of-seven sc' rics. The Hawks visit PilLslnirRh and lhc North Slars arc In St. Louis for Saturday and Sunday encounters. "I think we played a couple of good Penguins' Bobby Leitcr. "Our guys aren'l down and we know can heal them.1' ''The home ice atid the crowd will Pillslnirgh coach Rod Kelly said. were one goal Thiir.sd.iy and roulrl have comn nut n little better. TLiny didn't run us oul of (lie rink." The Penguins lost 3-2 Thurs- day, rcflccling Mic excellent ponl-tcndintf (hcy're getting from Jim Rutherford. Minnesota needed overtime lo get past the Blues on Thursday io a wild, loosely-played game. "We've n I ways been able lo bounce said St, Louis coach Al Arbour. TWO-M.AV FKLI) An sidelight lo the confrontation i n Pitlslnirgh's Civic Arena may be a renewal of the feud between Hawks1 de- fenccman Keilh Magnuson and Penguins' forward KoMie Sh.ick received a major pen- alty in (tie first game after Magmison suffered a 12-stilch cut on this forehead from Shack's .stick. Chicago players spent eight minutes in the penalty box in Ihe second ns n result of altorcalions Shack. Mnjjtiu.son OIHT his gloves, iiuticating he wanted to fightj but Shack turned away. "Isn't that Shack said of Magnuson's move. "He drops his gloves while I still have my stick in my hands. Has he ever won a fight? I've never seen him win one. Has he ever tied a Hawks are still heavily fa- vorer! to win the scries, and they'll likely be in a nasty muod, partly because of the fines Imposed on the club and left-winger Ucnnis Hull nftcr Hull was caught using a stick with Illegal curvature. William (Dutch) Vnn Ilcclen, western supervisor of officials, called for a measurement wilh one minute remaining in the game Thursday and found Hull's slick lo be three-eighths of an Inch beyond the rules. Van Dcclen told Hull the slick curvature he checked before nnd after the game were not the i same. i If the Blues are to "bounce back" as predicted by their coach, they'll have lo solve the wizardry of Lome (Gump) Wor- sley's goal-tending In the North Slars' net. The 42-y e a r -o 1 d Guniper hasn't been beaten by the Blues in his last nine games. "We're going to have to learn how to get the puck past him. or we won't have much of A chance, dial's for Arbour conceded. We have Consolidated All cf Oi'r Iclhbrfdge Operations to our DOWNTOWN LOCATION ah 334 4th Street South On the Corner of 4lh and llhl WE HAVE MOVED from our Courts Highway Location and ore NOT ASSOCIATED wilh tho present operation therel Wifh Mosf of Our Same Courteous Slciff on hnnrJ We Welcome nil customers to coma inl OUR TOc PER GALLON DISCOUNT Still Remains In Effecl! GROVER'S GAS OIL SALES AND GROVER'S SALES LIMITED (334 4th Street South) YOU DIDN'T KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. 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