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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 1H! LFTHBSIDGE HERAIO SnlurHoy, April 1J. 197! 'Norlh Stiirs at honw lo Sunday dy are a lot alike Till" AX I'llKSS I hotkey and slrong h.lf] Sll (Icfi'iHT. I The Hanccrs K" Chicago "I've more tlu SUCH lUO sunn1 llian llur Black Hawks and us." says New York coacli ICmile Francis, looking nhoail (o Ihi; Stanley Cup semi- final hclwccn liis Hungers and Chicago. "Doth pood positional Tliat's line] such a scrips last year. We've lo expect Hie same series tills year." N'ot onlv arc tile I e in s ci-enly-maiched, but llli: circmn- stances involving (heir playoff are almost irtcnlical willi lasl years' encounter. [or the first two [ianius of lite hesl-of-scven Stanley Cup scries starling Sunday niRhl. Tliey opened tlie semi-final in Chicago on a Sunday last year as well. Tlie eventual result after seven games was a Chicago win. In Ihe only remaining qnail- er-final series, SI. Louis nines lacn (lie North Stars in Mhinc.- sola in the sevenlll and deciding Sunday afternoon lo ilc- lerraine -vlio will survivo to meol Hoston Bruins in a semi-fi- nal matchup. There are other similarilics in tlie Chicago-New York series. Jusl as last year, tlie Hangers arc coming oft a lough [juarlcr- Artion could conic, al atari, of nciv season Hockey players will strike TORONTO (CPl Undoubt- edly I ils cue from major league baseball, Hie National Hockey League Players' Asso- cialion Friday nolificd club owners that unless playoff bo- nuses are increased and Ihe pension plan Unproved during negotiations Ihis .June, (he play- ers he prepared to strike. Alan Eafjleson o( Toronto, ex- ecutive director of the NHLPA, said the payments must be ret roactive to include this year's playoffs pensions are. more im- portant." he told a press confer- ence Friday. "They affect more teams and more players. And a strike is the only weapon tlie players have if they don't feel they are Celling an acceptable portion o[ the profits." Eagleson referred lo a United Stales report, produced Ihis year, which found Ihe average NHL profit per team was million on the. hockey operation alone. The fact thai major league baseball players hung logethcr during their strike slands us in good stead." he observed. "God forbid that we'll be placed in the same position as the baseball Eagleson added. "We intend lo be reason- able because it doesn't make sense lo lake a position Hie pub- lic won't accept." in Montreal, NHL president Clarence Campbell said llic Iciiguc liatl an agree- ment with Ihe players' that they wouldn't strike. group ANDY CAPP IN STOCK NOW 10 SPEED BICYCLES ftT BERT MAC'S CYCLE "WHERE SALES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" Alt bicycles are properly as- sembled, sel-up and iquipp- ed with a kick stand and ser- viced wilh a 90-day free ad- jujlmenl policy and o 6 mon- th parll and labor warranty. From Japan APOLIOS BRC'S ELIMINATORS SEKINES MOMSHEEi AS LOW AS 89.95 From Canada Lakers leading after victory C.C.M. Ti Citations Dir Can AS VOW AS From Franca PEUGEOTS GITANES JIUNETS 104.95 AS LOW AS 112.95 From England RALEIGH -Firebirds Prfx DAWEi FALCONS "I'm surprised to hear strike he said, saying thai the NHL expected further negotia- tions with the NHLPA tins sum- mer. Campbell said thai when an crease in playoff awards was nnonnced last month, il was ot suggested thai the amount is agreed upon by both sides. 'In the face of the increase in ckct prices by most clubs Ihis car, we simply want our pro- oi'tinnale Eagleson aid. "The owners' income is Irirjh- st this year in history on a er-gamc basis. Our actuaries ill compute tlie dollars in Ihe II for Ihe team we'll know hat Ihey made. We want a fair tare, nol a nickel more, nor a ickel less." The NHLPA originally soughl n increase of about in layoff money, bringing Ihe otai to about Sl.S-million. In Lead, Ihe owners increased layoff payments by nd want this amount to apply a three-year period. VOT ACCEI'TAHUC said this is not ac- e p L a b 1 e. The players also vanled "a significant upgrading if Ihe pension which he ;aid meant contribulions of a man instead of Llic present S3.400. This would put NHL players m equal footing with those in major league baseball and foot- Eaglcson said. Eagleson said the association MILWAUKEE (AP> Los ngeles Lakers, their prestige srnished and confidence hakcn just six days before, suddenly have the Milwaukee Jucks' National Basketball As- ocialion crown in serious jeop- ardy. The Lakers, just a basket or vo from becoming knockout victims for most of the fourlh inarier, rallied Gail CIoodrEch's six points in the last one minute and 35 seconds for a 108-105 victory Friday night. Humiliated 93-72 in the series opener last Sunday after (heir record 69 regular season victo- ries, the Lakers now have a 2-1 lead in the bcst-of-seven quart- er-final. The fourth game is scheduled here Sunday. Goodrich scored 30 points, Jim McMillian 27 and Jerry West 22 for the Lakers but Wilt Chamberlain may have marie the biggest contribution of all. The. veteran was oul- i cored and outre boundc 21-14 by 7-fool-2 Karccm AlxluL labbav. Rul C li a m li c r a i Mocked nine shots, six of them :jy Abdul Jabhar, and dislraclei Lhe Milwaukee super-star to tin point whore he made only 15 o shots. The teams swapped leads 2 times, with the Bucks up by a many as four in tlie Court quarter. Their last load wa 101-100 with left on a baske hy Lucius Allen. There are no playoff game scheduled in the NBA today bi in the American Basketball A: sociidion, New York plays Vi: gini.i in Norfolk tonight in th second game of their IwsL-o seven semi-final which Ih Squires lead 1-0, atid Indian play Utah in the first of their .semi-final set. The New York Knicks-Boslon Celtics semi-final in the NBA resumes Sunday in New York- The Knicks lead the scries 1-0. inal alter beiitiiif; Janadiens -1-2 in iiamos, l.usl they went lo Clurajin ifler a 4-2 M'rie.s over Tiironlu Maple U-afs. And just ON lasl yi'ar, I hi- Hawks arc ivskxl after I'liint- unting their quarter-final oppo- nent in four straight games, Lasl year Chicago ousted Pliiln- Jclphia FJycrs and this year Pittsburgh Penguins and have :iad a week's rest. In six games through the 1971-72 schedule, the Hawks and langcrs tied three times wilh he Rangers winning twice in Vew York and the Hawks once in Clucago. In the six games, tlie Rangers outscored the Hawks 18-15, a re- verse from ttie 1971 semi-final in which the Hawks outscored New York in the seven games which included three games decided in overtime. Tlie Rangers, however, arc going into Chicago with their biggest points-scorer still on the sidelines. Centre Jean Ratelle, out since March 1 with a frac- tured ankle, led the team will: 43 goals and 5-1 assists despite missing the last month of the IIATKLLE SKATES TODAY Hatelle was to skale today and Sunday and have more x- rays ot the ankle to determine the effect and no firm date has yet txion set for his return to action. But the Rangers were in rela- tively good shape compared to Minnesota, which has been hav- ing problems with its defensive corps. The latest casualty was goalie Gump Worslcy, knocked uncon scions in a goal-mouth collision Thursday in St. Louis. The 42 year-old goalie was knocked on vhen Bob Plager of (lie Blue! crashed into him while trying t( scnve on a rehovmd. "I've been tolrt that Plager'. skate got me, and I've been toll it was my bead hitting the goa Worsley said from hi Hospital bed. "The last thing I recall wa seeing Plager coming at me." Worsley required oxygen I revive him after he remains, unconscious about four minutes A team doctor said it would no AS IOW AS 119.95 From Italy WANTED 200 FISH AND GAME MEMBERS FOR A WORK PARTY FISH AND GAME RANGE Sunday, a.m. Weather Permitting had unanimous support from the players on their submission to the meetings in June. lie admitted there was no such unanimity among six clubs polted on whether to support Chicago Black Hawks' strike over slick measurements foi MIL playoffs. The Hawks were angered after an NHL official checked the slick of Dennis Hull during game in Iheir series wilh Pittsburgh Penguins. Ttie curve ot the slick was found to be in excess of the maximum allowed and Hull and the club were each fined Four of six clubs in R poll concluded hy the players' asso- ciation voted overwhelmingly against backing Chicago. WILL SEEK VIEWS Eaglcson said that although this would not be an issue at the June meetings, representation of players on (he NHL rules committee would be sought. "We don't propose to have any veto he said, "bill the players feel they should he represented and their opinions presented. As il slands now (hey have no opportunity to submit Iheir IhoughLs on rule changes. "They are made unilaterally, jusl as the stick stamping (or the playoffs, without any con- sultalion." Campbell said Lhe rules com- mittee now Is composed of for- mer players. "It has never been suggested before lhat active players be represented. I don't think (he owners would care one way or another." JUNIOR HIGH GIRLS' CHAMPS Polerson Junior High School won the cily girls' basketball championship this pasl season. The winners are, Fronl left to rign17 Ardell Chrighlon, Chris Cowings, Cathy rraser, Connie Frouws, Deniie Two, Shannon O'Con- nor, and Tracy Fairbanks. Middle, lefl to riglil, Janel Hay Myrno Cutwitk, Myrno Allerl, Janice Mills, Jodie Pepper, Melodie Peta, Cheryl Harker and Jonel Branch. Back, left to righl, Stephanie Anderson, Barbara Payne, Jeanelle Johnson, Gail Knight, and tynette Shackleford Five-year contract for Wayne Connolly MONTREAL Nalion- be known until today how soo Die goalie would return to a houri doily ice Compete for valuobla trophiei for forwardi, dolenomen and goaliei. Toko your own progren reporli ihowins pinonal ilrenglhi and weahnonei, anrf rub elbow, with NHl itorj. JIM NEILSON-New York Fnngeri EDDIE DYCK-VnrKoilver Conuckj ED JOYAl-Philadelphio Flyen WAYNE MULOIN-Clevelond Baronj ROSS LONSBERRY-Philadelphia Flyers OARREL KMBBS-Muskegon Mohawks For Your FREE BROCHURE, Phone or Wriie STAN MAXWELL, 1022 Henderson Lake Blvd. phone 327-8649 M'uhau shares Portland lead PORTLAND, ORE. CAP) The Portland pro rodeo hefian a three day run Friday nighl wilh a tic between Liirry Mahan and J. C. Bonnie in sad- dle bronc riding and a win by Paul Mayo in bareback riding Mahan from Drooks, Ore. and a five lime winner of Ihe world's rodeo championship, tied al 64 with Doninc, Hy .sham, Monl., who is leading in points lowanl the saddle hronc championship. Mahan is edging first plan Phil Lyric, George West, Tex. for the world's championshij Ihis year. Lylie's best event was calf roping, where he finished sec ond at 12.4 behind Joe Talbo Jr., Walla Walla, Wash., wilh 12.1. Sunday noon ;nackI hockey game TORONTO (CP) Canadian lockoy fans will be able to see he deciding game in a .Stanley Cup quarter-final series Sunday afternoon but won't see the opening game in the semi-finals lunday nighl. Tlie CTV network will televise he seventh game of the hest- 'f-sevcn quarter-final from Min- nesota between the North Stars and St. Louis Blues at noon MST Sunday. But a spokesman (or Mac- arcn Advertising, which owns the Canadian broadcasting rights to National Hockey -iCague games, said (he firs! ;ame of the best-of seven semi- :inal at Chicago between the Black Hawks and New York Rangers will not be televised in Canada. He also said it had not been decided which semi-final games will be televised. Me a n w h i i c, the CBC an nounced that it is prepared to release the Stanley Cup finals lo MacLaren so that the compan; can make arrangements ivith CTV to cover the finals in thei entirety. Tlie CBC Thursday rclcasci the semi-finals to MacLaren anc also released its affilialed sta lions so that they may join the CTV is carrying the games, CBC hockey coverage ha been disrupted Since January by rotating strikes by members o the National Association o Broadcast Employees and Tech nicians. The CBC said NABET ha refused to give guarantees fo uninterrupted coverage of th Stanley Cup quarter- and sem finals and there was no reaso to believe that they would do s for the finals. Layer reaches semi-finals QUEBDC (CP) Australian Rod Lavcr, seeded first in the singles competition, was the only player lo reach today's semi-finals in both the singles and doubles sections o( Ihe SSO.OOD Quebec international ten- nis open. Lavcr beat Chuck Tasarell of Ihe U.S. 6-2, 6-2 ill a 35-mimile match Friday to gain a berlh in the singles semifinals. The match was the quickest to date in the week-long tournament. The veteran Australian had earlier qualifier! for the doubles scmi-finaLs with compatriot Roy Emerson as his partner. Cliff Drysdale of South Africa is scheduled to oppose Lavcr in today's singles competition after his 3-6. G-3, G-! win over Roger Taylor of England Fri- day. deal at "a more than couple of thousand he was The deal was turned down. The WHA is meeting Una weekend in Chicago and had in- dicated that announcement would be made today on the signing of a big name player from (he NHL. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MONDAY, APRIL 17-8.30 p.m. N, AMER. 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