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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Auill II, WJ TH! UTHBRIDOI Leafs in Boston ucvding victory Richard confident can come By THE CANADIAN I'RESS Two cluljs faced climiniiLicm from the Stanley Cup playoffs tonight but only one declared itself optimistic about Ihc possi- bility of surviving. "This club's been down two York's third victory Sunday in Montreal. "You can't count Ihcm oul as dead. Not until they've lost four games. "I won'l count them out until have a safe lead with 30 Vtinl to use best players PRAGUE fCP-Al'i Joe {ryczka, president of the Cana- ian Amateur Hockey Associa- on, said Monday Canada's erms for re entering the world ockcy championships remain nchanged. U must have the ight lo send its best players. Kryczka, attending the cur- c u I championships in Ibis 7.cchoslovakian city, said the fiames bofoi-c and come seconds showing on Uie clock." said captain Ilcnrl Riclinrd of Montreal Canadians, who trail New York Hangers U-l in (heir licsl-of-scvcn National Hockey League quarter-final series. Tim fifth game of the series Is Bel for New York lonipht while Toronto Maple Leafs, also down 3-1, face elimination in their fiftli game against the Bruins i" Uoslon. Tho Leafs, however, did not seem In any mood far Issuing defiant challenges. Coach King Clancy, their most voluble spokesman during the series, managed only a few grumbles. "The Bruins aren't as good as (hey think they said Clancy. "They gel lucky." HAWKS W.MTINCi If the Hangers are able to win tlwir series tonight, despite Richard's challenge, they can start getting ready to meet Chi- cago Ulack Hawks who wrapped up their quarter-final Sunday wild a four-game sweep over Pittsburgh Penguins. A Boston victory tonlghl would mean the Bruins woulr have to wait for (he winner of the Minnesota North Slars-Sl. Louis Blues scries which is tied at two wins cadi going into Ihe fifth game tonight in Minneapo- lis. The Rangers, however, are taking Richard's challenge onsly. 'There's nothing lo celebrate The. Bruins, and especially winger Ken Hodge, were also agreeing with their opposition. Hodge admitted he was lucky to get (he winning goal in the fourth game at Toronto Sunday after the puck bounced into the I net off his skate and said he hopes to see the Bruins Im- prove. "You know tilings haven't been Oic way we'd Yikc them to said Hodge after a workout Monday at Dostou Garden. "Very few limes this year has everything gone the way we said Pete Stemkowski who scored Ihc winning goal in Now U of L plans recr Tiro University of Lclhbridgc is planning to host a workshop for recreation personnel com mencing at Wednesdaj night. The workshop called "Meet Ing of the Minds" will focus on issues in the field of rccrca tion which affect programs in ell parls of soulhern Alberto The particular issues in mind will include Southern Alberta nnd Summer Games area sports development train Ing programs, nrea program all parts of soulhern AllxjrUi system of parks and hikbij trails and the feasibility ol an urea recreation council. Featured guests for the work shop will include Dr. Elsie McFarland of the Provincia Department of Culture, YoulJ and Recreation and Ian How ard, the western Canada repre- sentative for the Federal Direc torale of Fitness nnd Amateur Sport, Gals el eel Audrey IJokcr The Lethbridge Women' Fastball League held an elec lion recently and selected Auc rcy Boker the president for Ih 1972 season. Marilyn Snedden Is the firs vice-president while the secon vice-president is Linda Kisl Nadia Zacchinga Is the seen tary while Dorothy Olshask will handle the duties of trcas urer. Past president is E v Djringer. Canadians stand pat Canadians will make this clear at the international ice hockey congress In Maniala, Romania, this summer. "We think that every Cana- dian citizen, regardless o[ whether he is a professional or not, should be allowed to play (or bis said Kryczka, who Is a Calgary lawyer. "01 course, we do not think of owling oanter CAPRI BOWL, it was a big week indeed for Juanita Lingard who took the women's bowler- of-llie-week honors with a sparkling effort in Higa's sporting an average of slio turned on Ihe strnni lo register 257, 270 and a rousing 362 for an 889 triple the 302 gave her the high single of the year and the high three The men's weck is Bill Jensen who found the mark in Senior Citizens following a two-month hmit of illness which forced him to the sidelines, he returned lo post games of 323, 216 and 337 for a solid 876 triple, new season high Ihe 876 was 373 pins over his average. special mention to Darrell Lagler who spared aces in Gordie's and to Millie Hallan who, with an average of 151, rolled a 301 in Wilson's Junior. Most Capri leagues now are heading into their playoffs and Al Pearson reminds trundlers that Spring league play will get under way the first week in May and run for eight weeks Over in prizes will be up for grahs and howlers planning to participate in Spring league action should register this week. -A- In men's league play, Bill Jensen's effort was the top news in Senior Citizens while in Gordie's Orest Yurchak was good for 338 and V75, Bruce McKillop 310 and 786, Randy Wolstoncroft 331 and Klaus Witzke 315, Bill Braun an 804 triple, Kyoto Shigehiro BOG, Darrell Laglor BID and Bert Meiei 025 Ed Rossetti once again led Simpsons- Sears with 323 and 792 while leaders in Green's were Cec Beaudiy with an B22 triple, Jock Mulgrew 337 and 816 and LeRoy Conine with 3M Cyril Bar- netl's 764 paced Eagles and Bernie Carrier's 309 and 79fi sparked Henry Homes High in Major Mixed were Bruce McKillop 326, Ken King 312, Steve Ped- ersen 318 and 814 and Bill Hleucka 313 and 780 with Ken Larson's 320 and 826 tops in Young Adults. In women's league play, Frances Bambrick's 307 paced Senior Citizens with Pat Tunstall's 32G and 765 lops in I) and K Juanita Lirtgard's and and a 304 by Lynn Turnbull led Higa's with a 333 and 782 by Frances Bambrick Ihe spotlight seekcr in Juniors Marg Smith battered (lie pins in Speedys with a ,338 and a brilliant 930 triple while in Morning Coffee Betty Hobbs clicked for 360 and Nina Sindlinger 309 Ilealher Barns' 311 and a 732 by Jean Passey set the pace in Martinizing and the big guns in Green's were Linda Malcomson with 324 and 799 and Joan Moore with a 336 Betty Paterson's 296 and Eleanor Fenlon's 303 lopped Henry Homes, Carol Fujila led JCCA with 282 and 75li with Arleen Head's 281 the week's best in Nu- Mode A 303 and 754 triple and a 301 and 814 by Graco Van Dyk lopped Sundquist with Maggie Oli- ver's 297 pacing Dong's Linda Malcomson was the leader in Young Adults with 311 and entering professionals In Olym- pics. But the world champion' ships are a different matter. Wa ilcsire only Ihe same treatment as soccer players enjoy." Vvorld soccer tournaments are open lo professional players. Kryczka said the Canadian stand will be "thoroughly aired" at Mamaia. NJIL WOULD CO-OPERATE Asked how Canada would se- lect a national team such as proposed, Kryczka said: "The CAHA has pood relations with the National Hockey League and we were assured that all clubs would release requested players [or Ihe world tourna- ment." Even if Canada falls to get Into the world championships immediately, he said, it is likely to compete internationally next season. "I think that at least It (the will permit us lo meet Learns from other nations in friendly games." Uc said a Canadian team Is likely'lo play next season in the annual Izveslia tournament in (he Soviet Union, "provided the Russians will come to play in Canada." AGREEMENT DOUHTFUN Roman Izynskl, a Polish member of Ihe International Ice Hockey Federation, said laler that he doubts the Mamala con- gress will agree to Canada's :erms for the world champion- sliips. There's a strong feeling among Ihe members that world nockcy should he kept ama- said Izynski. "It is pily, for how can one truly de- :ermine world superiority wilb- out a clash between the best teams." Kryczka said the level of play at this year's world champion- ships is poor, and the Soviet team should have no trouble re- taining Ihe title it has won for many years. "The Soviet players arc not vet up to the standards of our top clubs. I think nn NHL team would beal them." Izynski, the Polish delegate, said the congress at Mamaia will confirm next year's chanv pionship venues. Group A will play in Moscow, and the B in ei Iher Graz, Auslria, or Lju- bljana, Yugoslavia. Compcljtior In Group C will be organized bj the Netherlands. wanted It to go. Ideally, we'd like every line to be going good every game. But I think wo'rc to (lie point. The last II) minutes of Sunday's ginnc showed that." Bruins coach Tom Johnson said he plans lo start Gerry Cliecvei's in goal tonight, replac- ing KOdie Johnston who worked Uie last games. Beniie Par- ent will get the call for Toronto since Jacques PlaiUe said he still doesn't feel ready after suf- fering a groin injury last week. In Minneapolis, meanwhile, coach Jackie Gordon was not disturbed at the fact that St Louis had come back with two wins during Ihe weekend to tie that series. 'We're slill In said jordou. "It's not like we're down 3-1 n games. We're 2-2. We've got as good a chance as they do- acl a lilth! heller if it goes The North Stars would have lome-ice advantage for two of he remaining games if the ser- es goes the full distance. The ixtb game is set for Thursday n St. Louis and the seventh, if necessary, back in Minnesota Saturday or Sunday. Gordon, however, has injury >roblems on his defensive ineup. lie said defcnceman Doug Molius is in hospital with a back injuiy and will not play Tuesday although he might be jack for Thursday's game. Defencenian Barry Gihbs missed Sunday's game with a wrenched knee and rearguard Dennis O'Brien is just back Tom nursing a bruised ankle, A.WWAN ISN'T SAFE OUT AUONE NOVsMAVS ALLTh'ESE SLOES... I MUST THEY'VE be buck lo Littler will return SAN DIKGO. Calif. Gene Lilller smiled and ran liis fingers through a pile of fan mail. For the first time since 1954, he had missed the Mas- ters poU tournament in Au- gusta, Ga. Littler was in bed recovering from surgery for chest cancer. "I'll play golf he said, flexing his left arm. "Sec, I can move it at least lliree feet now." A week after the operation, Monday was his first [ulJ day home from hospital. After earning nearly million in IB as a pro- fessional golfer, Littler got the good news last Thursday removed from his left chest were free of can- cer even though ati earlier operation had found a malig- nancy under his left ami. tt'OX 21 TOVKX.VUrcNTS "I could have postponed surgery until after the Mas- ters, but I had to know." In 1970, he lost (he Masters title in a playoff Billy Casper. Through the years, Littler, 41, lias won 24 tournaments including the U.S. Open in 1961. As a money he'.s behind only Jack Nick-, Arnold Palmer, Caspej and Julius Boios. "One of the doctors told me I might be able to pick up a club in a monlh and maybe I can swing it a hil in two he said. "I'm not completely 5afc. I have to face Uiat. There's always a chance it could come from somewhere else. But the odds are high ID my favor." For a limited lime only at participating dealers Healthy lead for Niddans NEW YORK (AP) Jack Nick Inns has pulled away from the pack in pro golf's money winning race as a result of his victory in Ihc Masters Sunday. Nicklfuis earned for winning Ihe Masters and boosted his total earnings this year to figures re- leased today by the PGA Tour- nament Players Division show. Nicklaus, in cftotuuJng Ills fourth Masters championship, posted his third also has two nine lour- namerits (bis year. LABOUR RELATIONS OFFICER Application are invited up lo April 21 si, 1972, for ff'e position of Labour Relations Officer with Ihe Afbcrla Construction labour Relations Association, Ed- monfon, the staff officer level. The successful applicant be engaged In the negoliation and administration of labour contracts of me members of the Association. He will be required to engago in internal communicalions and in-service edu- cation activities in Ihe labour relations field along with the two oiher IRO's on staff. Applicanls must have cidequalc experience In labour relations, and the personal attributes necessary for success in this thealre. Residence in Edmonton bo mandatory on appointment. Aulo allowance, Group Insurance, Pension, and heatlh plans available. Reply wifli experience, qualificafions, nnc] salary ond fringe benefits expectations, marked Personal and Confidential 1oi D3. J. D. McKTRfDGE, President Alberta Construction Labour Relations Association 10415 Princess Elizabeth Avenuo Edmonton, Alborla ies :r Ycu'JI faeT and know you're on reallygocd rubber at soon as you lake ofl on Uniroyal Tiger Paws (one of Canada's bcsl known "high performance" Their big, broad footprint gives a fast start and a short slop. The 2-ply rayon bell reduces Iread squirm so it's cool running [heal is n lire's worst Tha 2-ply nylon cord body delivers lougfi dependable resistanca to road Tiger literally Ific mifos. Thai s why Tiger Pav.s are Uniroyal Value Assured tires. JJNIROYAL eoeh In pain ire: 15 OTHER SIZES 78 Series 545.88 __ _ _ 8B _ _ _ "F C70M5 553788 [accuses Coates KAMLOOPS, R.f. (CD Dennis Coatcs, president of the Rriiish Columbia Junior line- key League, accused the Cana- dian Amateur Hockey Associa- I tion Monday o[ allowing tlic C'cnlcrmial Cup playoff sched- uled to bo rigged in order to ensure tbat tbc II.C. rcpre.scn- 1 lativc Vr'tmlrf not have an equal chance lo v.ln. Coalcs said Uie president of (he Alberta Junior II o r k e y League was appointed Ity the CAHA In handle: Ihp srliodulinc ns n rr.sull. HIP schedules has been drawn so lhal Il.O is virtually assured of losing Ihe first two fiamo.s." Vcrnon, the B.C, representa- tive, i.s" playing Red Deer, (he Alberla champions, in the open- ing round of the Centennial Cup playoffs. The first two panics of the series played Saturday and Sunday in Red Deer, which I meant Ilia Vcmoa club was playing Us eighth and ninth pames in as many days. Hed Deer won both games, Cralos said the CAHA had earlier agreed (o nllow (lie Al- hprla B.C. scries to star! oti Sunday or Monday, hut then, even after it was apparent that Vcrnon would be playing last, Friday, reneged on its promise and scheduled Iho opening games for Saturday Sunday. HP. said (here was no reason for the rhango, as ire in lied Doer wouiit have hrm avail- able Monday night and crowds on UKJ weekend were not much higher lhan wmilrl have attend- ed a Monday He said the result of (he schedule change was (hal the Vcrnon club had to play a "far- ton demanding schedule of games tbnt now has IctL llieni two games behind fl team they never should bavo lost to." 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