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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THI UTHMIDCi HHAIO U, Blues, Bruins Will Try To Change Things Visitors Have Yet To Win By THE CANADIAN PRESS i Boston Bruins and SI. Louis Blues tonight are faced with Ihe task of breaking a pattc-rn of home-ice victories if they want an early conclusion of the two Bruins, alter ginning road to Minnesota North Stars who are back on their own rink tonight for the sixth game o( that series. If either the Bruius or Blues fail to break the home-ice vic- tory pattern UK Bruins would go back to Boston for the sev- enth game Sunday and the McLeod Sets Record IOCAL HOPIFOl Barbara Howe, cf the lelhbridge Diving Club, has just finished one of the dives >he Mopes will cany her to (op honors ot the Lethbridgr hosted open diving slated for the Civic.Centre Saturday at seven o'clock. Teams from throughout Alberta will compete.' Featured Spot To Al McCann The Jlilk River Elks today announced the'featured speak- er for their April 23th Sports- man's Dinner. Al SIcCann, a former Leth- bridge native son, today was an- nounced as the main speaker for the 10th annual dinner. The announcement of McCann brings to five_ the total of guests for the Milk River dinner. McCann Is rated as one of the finest sports announcers in Can- ada. After getting his start in McCann moved to Edmonton and sports director CFRN. Besides is currently for station his regular duties of sports director McCann can be seen and hearc frequently on the CTV football telecasts of Canadian Football League games either as the an- nouncer or the color man. McCann himself was an avid fastball and basketball player. ..Joining McCann at the head table for the dinner will be Reg SmeefJ pf Lelhbridge one of the finest five pin bowlers in southern Alberta, Roger Kram- er, offensive lineman for the Calgary Stampeders and Jim Gladstone, last .year's calf rop- ing champion in the Canadian Rodeo Cowboys Association. This year's master of cere: 'monies will be .Logan Tail of Lethbridge back for a return engagement. Tickets for the dinner, set at can be purchased from any member of the Milk River Elks Club or at Doug's Music and Sports in Lethbridge. By THE CANADIAN PRESS Goalie Jim McLeod of Port: and Buckaroos, who couldn't a shutout in the Western Hockey League season, let in hts first goal in three playoff games Wednesday night. He set a playoff record as Buckaroos smashed Seattle Totems 8 1 before a crowd of Portland. Bucks now lead the best of seven semi- final series 3-2. In Vancouver, Canucks moved to a 3 2 advantage in the other series, finding their term and defeating San Diego Gulls 7 4 as fan watch- ed. McLeod had gone 149 min- utes, 13 seconds without letting in a goal before Joe Hardy cf Totems.beat him. The old mark was by Bill Brennan of Calgary in 1954. Art Jones, record setting scorer in the season, scored wice for Portland and two ;oals came from Kenny Camp- Singles were added by Uel Pearson, Rich Van Irhpe, lift Schmauti and Roger Bcl- lerive. Bucks took a 2 0 lead in the 5rst period, with Jones scoring the winner at Portland led 5 1 going-into the third period. In Vancouver, Canucks gave Gulls a 2 0 edge in less than four minutes of the .first frame but came back to take a 4-3 margin. They led 5-3 after the second Len Lunde .scored twice for the NHL bound Canucks and added two assists. Ted Taylor, Germain Gagnon, John Arbour, Duke Harris and Andy Bath- gate also scored for Vancouver. Leo Ronson scored a pair for San Diego and singles came from Willie O'Ree and Bill MacMUlan. Karris' goal in the second period was the winner. He lift- ed a shot high to the short side to beat Jack McCartan from 20 feet and give Canucks a 5 3 lead at Bathgate and Lunde put the Blues to St. Louis Saturday night. But both clubs will be locking for an early ending to the cur- rent contests. Prolonging the se- ries mean their opponents in the semi-finals will get that much more rest. TWO SIT, WAIT In the National Hockey League East Division, the Bos- ton-New York winner goes against Chicago Black Hawks who wrapped up their quarter- final last Sunday after four straight victories over Detroit RedWings. And in the West Division, Pittsburgh Penguins are await- ing the winner of the Blues- North Stars series alter elimi- nating Oakland Seals, also with four consecutive wins. Blues centre Phil Goyette said after his team's 6-3 win over Minnesota at St. Louis Tuesday night that the St. Louis squad now was ready to wrap np the series. "We're certainly going to give it a Goyette said. "There's no sense in prolonging it any more." The North Stars and Rangers, of course, have their own ideas on how long the series will go. Minnesota coach Charlie Burns rapped his players for their poor game Tuesday but saH they would still win one on the road. "I know this team can'play hockey on the road." Burns said. "We had to win three in a A GOOD WAY TO STAKT five young Uth- bridge gals their first year in bowling a big os they captured the Alberta Houwwivn "C" division championship last week in Edmonton. Rtprawnting Capri the) gab finished tn first plan over taxjitw from' various parh of-thai The winners are, left to right, Joan Karhy O'Connor, Chris Sluckert, the team's captain, Elaine Krisljanson. and Mabel Sluckert. The Emphasis Ori Hockey Western Final Opens Tonight row on the other guys ice at the end of the seison to get into the playoffs." LOOKS TO LAST GAME And Emile Francis, Rangers general manager and coach, said his club was still out to win one game at Boston. "Now it wUl have to be the seventh he said. Francis is still worrying over his extensive injury list which lias Vic Hadfield, Arnie Brown, Brad Park and Jack Egers limping. lladfield suffered a fool injury three weeks ago and has not yet seen any playoff action but could relurn to the lineup to- night. Brown injured his right knee in last Saturday's game in New York, played the next day but had to sit nut Tuesday's en- counter which saw the Bruins lake a 3-2 win at Boston. Egers was out of Sunday's game with a groin injury, but was back Tuesday and should game out of reach in the third before MacMiUan ended scor- ing. McCartan made 30 stops, three more than George Gard- en of Vancouver. be in the lineup again tonight along' with Park who continues his strong pljiy on defence de- spite an ankle fracture which has not healed completely. Tonight's Bruins-Rangers en- counter at New York will be carried on the CBC national tel- evision network beginning at p.m. MST. Toronto's CFTO television station will also carry Ihe game but CTVs national network will not show it. PICK GOALIE Burns said Wednesday he will start Cesare Maniagoin goal to- night and Gump Worsley defi- nitely, nol maybe, will get the ndminding assignment in THUNDER BAY ,0nt. (CP) The Western Memorial Cup finals open here tonight between two teams that emphasize hockey over hitting and have records to back up their beliefs. Weyburn Red Wings travel east to meet Thunder Bay Hur- ricanes in the first games of the series to decide the best junior hockey team in Western Cav ada. The teams play tonight and Friday, with a third game here Sunday if they split the first two. Weyburn coach Stan Dunn, a native of Hosefown, Sask., says "we have a big hockey club and can it out if we have to, al- though we try to stick to the game." His team beat Red Deer Rus- llers 4-2 in their -best-of-seven Western semi-final. The Hurricanes finished sec- ond in their league this season, and have won no less Ben four series since then. downed Dauphin Kings of the Manitoba Junior League 4-2 in their semi- final. Hurricane coach Beanie Wott has won the Thunder Bay league crown in each of his three years of coaching, but Weyburn's other pickups forwards Rod Norrish, Garry! Lerppi and Scott Smith, all from Regma Pata.' Coach Dunn says his team bas a strong and fort wards that can put the puck in the net. "Inconsistency ts our he said, getting the three forward lines to skate on certain nights." Dunn named left winger Cal- vin Booth and Scott Smith as the team's best scoring threats. ELRICH TIRi LTD. SPORT SCORES Taylor midway and Ronson tangled through the final period. Ronson drew .a major, Taylor a double major and a misconduct. seventh game. North Stars Grant said: winger Danny MAMMOTH MUFFLER WUl INSTALL A GENUINE GM MUFFLER CHEV OR rONTIAC HS4-W MODflS fOK ONLY 9 .98 ond 8 single exSausI, clflmps and hanaeri CHEV and PONIIAC 11.88 H payi la buy GM replocemtnl ports. They era buill lo lha Mm> exacting slandardi as Ins original. They pffforrn better, lait longer, and fit wilfiaut fiddling. Similar Savings On Other GM Models norryi LIMITED TIME OFHRI DENY CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE PARTS AND SERVICE DEPT5, ?nd end 8th Street S. 327-3147 Lures Used Say Soviets MOSCOW (AP) The cteir- man of the Soviet Olympic Com- mittee has charged that Los An- ;eta and Montreal used what le calls commercial lures to try to get the 1976 Olympics. KonsUnlin Andrianov, also vice-presidOTt of the Jnterna- jonal Olympic Committee, de- fended Moscow's right lo the Games in an article Wednesday in the magazine Ogonyok. Hs said Los Angeles had promised to turn over consider- able sums of money lo Ihe IOC from television revenues. This, the Russian official said, violates the IOC rute that the Games' be non-commercial. He said the Canadian conten- tion that Montreal is capable of staging the Games because of its success with the 1967 Expo is not sufficient. "We know what we have to do. We know we can beat them. We showed we could beat them last weekend. "We'll beat them tomorrow night and it will go into the sev- enth game. If we play three pe- riods like we did the first period last night, we can beat them in St. Louis loo." And besides winding up their series with New York, Boston has something else to prove to- night. "We'll be going all out Thurs- day Bruins coach Harry Sitiden said. "We not only want to end this phase of the playoffs in our favor, we want to prove we can win on the road." gees into first Western final tonight. Hurricanes this season' have depended OD skating and puck control rather than heavy hil- ling, although in the list games of the Dauphin series they showed they were able to alive in i rough game. Ed Bahna, goalie with the Thunder Bay Canadians and one at fow players picked, np bj Hurricanes for the Htaprovin- cial playoffs, is expected to start in goal Other pickups are forwards Vic Venasky of Thun- der Bay Mam win was league scoring champion, Rick Brag- nalo and Mike Busniuk, both of Canadians. Coach Woit shifted two for- wards, Busniuk and Brian Ves- cio, back to the blue line during the series with Dauphin, and that's where they are expected to stay for tonight's game. Weyburn will also start a pickup goattender, Jerome Mra- zek cf Moose Jaw Canucks. He allowed 21 goals hi the games against Red Deer. NATIONAL LEA6UE EHt W lit .Louis 5 Plltsbuich 4 a Hew York 3 Philadelphia 3 Montreal 1 West Cincinnati t Atlanta 5 San Francisco 5 San Dlejo..... 4 Houston 4 Lcs Angeles .3 TODAY'S GA..1ES Veala 0-1 Oenlry L Pet. 2 .714 i .to 1 .500 4 .en i .142 .ra .at .500 WKl 4 i.m .714 Vt ellllT l-v Philadelphia Fryman 14 at Chicago Decker OJ> 5m Diego Corklns al Atlanta Nle- kro 0-2 N Los Ange'es Singer 1-1 al Cincinnati M N Sen Francisco McCormlck 0-1 al Houston Bouton 14 N LEAGUE LEABEHS Henderson, SF 3ft 11 70 .S24 Gallagher, SF 4} II .450 C. Jones, NY !3 10 .'35 Ctemenfe, Pitts'. .73 0 10 .415 Cepeda, AH....... 31 9 14 .fH Atl 31 14 .424 Diet! SF...... 14 4 14 Spleilo, San D 15 1 Perei, Clncl 7 rllckmen, Chi II 1 California Oakland Chicago......3 .775- 3 Milwaukee 3 .375 3 Kansars City 2 .333 TODAY'S GAMES Chicago John 0-7 at Oakland Odona MM Minnesota Boswtll at-California) May 00 N A Kansa> city' Butler 14 it Mttom- kee M Cleveland Chance 14 at DetroR Wil- son 0-7 New York Bahnsen 0-1 at Boston Sla- Washington Brunei 0-1 al Baltimore Palmer 0-0 N LEAGUE LEADERS Moses, Bcs Jchnstone, Cal D. Johnson, Bal Brinkham, Wash Mil Foster, cleve Fresosl, Cjl Yastrzemsfcl, Bos Freehan, Def Fcsse, Cleye 10 34 13 SO 72 34 14 71 75 10 M Pd. 4 7 3 13 Jfl 3 7 .531 j J 10 .530 J .455 3 15 .455 3 t 12 i 12 .J'< S 10 .400 7 i .m Hiune Cup To Hebenton SEATTLE (AP) Winger Andy Hebenton of the Portland Buckaroos, voted (o Iho West- ern Hockey League's all star team, Wednesday also was vot- ed winner of the 1J70 Fred J. Hume Cup for gentlemanly be- havior and playing ability. Hcbenlon polled 233 ot 5M poinls to pick lip the award (or the sccor.rl time. He first won it in 1953. Onllia Ties Series pRILLIA, Ont. (CP) Dave Nicholishen scored two goals Wednesday and led Orillia Ter- riers to a 5-3 Eastern Canada Allan Cup final victory over Victoriaville, Que., Tigers. The best-of-seven series, which resumes here Friday, Is tied at two wins each. The win- ner will advance into the na- tional senior hockey final against St. Boniface, Man., Mo- hawks or Spokane, Wash., Corby Adams, Carl Hymcrs and Al Osborne also scored for the Terriers. Jacques Michel, Norrnand Pepin and Dick Charron replied for the Tigers. After a scoreless first period, the Terriers opened up a 3-1 second period lead before fans. NEW COACH Ned Harkness took over the reins of the Detroit Red Wings today. Sid Abel named Harkness os the coach of the Wings ot a[ press conference this morn-, ing. University Coach Lands Detroit Job DETROIT (AP) Ned Hark- ness, who led Cornell University to two .United States national was named coach today of Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League. Wings' general manager Ski Abel relinquished Ihe coach's job to Harkaera after serving almost an entire wasor, as gen- eral manager-coach. Abel re- placed Bin Gadsby, who was fired early in the campaign. The Wings finished in third place in the NHL's East division and lost their Stanley Cup piay- off series to Chicago in four straight Harknesc, 48, is an old IrvnA of Abel. The two served gether in the RCAF. Red Wings' owner Bruce Nor ris and team members includ- ing veteran Gordfe Howe were present when Harkows was in- trtxhiced at a news conference. Harkness ii only the seventh coach in the Wings' 44 years. Norris Mid Harkaeu' college 11M-I over four yean for itself." Abel was asked whether tor Red Wmg player had been con- sidered for the job, and Howe, standing; in the beck of the room, shouted, "no." 15 .US J JH Home Runs: H. Aaron, Atlanta, 'i Coibar, an Diego, 4; Dhrtz, San clKo, 4, Rum BlIHd In: H. Aaron, Atlanta, Ml Cincinnati, II; Henderson, San Francfeco, 13. Filching 1 Decision: V net wffli 1.000. WEDHISDAY1 UKULTS niiUfclpHl M in Mtr-1 1 CNeaeja... Ill Of I t I Wise [B-D Lersch IS) Wilson (8) and Mccarvcr; HanA 110] and Hundley. HR: CM-Willlams M Ml Us Angtlts Cincinnati T 1 7 1 OMten, Lamb (I! and Merrill Cerroll 19) end Bench. HR: <2I. Montreal M. an 1 SI. Loall OH m IS Spar me Morion Rav.TOnd [41, Johnson (I) and Brand; Torrei (7.0) and Torre. HR: sen Dieoje an. en Ml- 1 Allaita MM a Corkms HeVbel 171 and Can- nlzuro; Stne Prkkry (11 and DMler. HRst Crt- bert 7 All-Cepeoa 13) Bayer (11. San Fran m m 11 1 eeita in m 1_; 11 1 Perry, Bryant (141 (IP) and Dieti; Griffln, BlllWiam DILauro 171, ook Gladding (14) Ed- Hfts: SF-McCovey Dieli I; M6os-nUyberry 1 pepitone Hctne runs: Epstein. Washington, 3; Alyea, Minnesota, 3; Walton, Milwau- kee, 3. P.'jns Batted In: Alyea, Minnesota, II: Walton, MUmuket, 10 Pltcning 1 Decision: 18 tied nrffil 1.005. WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS MI in ON- 7 11 a. Oakland M Ml I Janiskl (2-0) and Josaptsoni Dob- son Roland -Rodrlguer Fingers and Duncan. HRs-Chkage, Malta Bradford 111. Josephun MlnntsMa Ml 'I .I'rtorBii IM IM 1 4 Perry (30) acid MitterwaMi Meuar- smith Quean Woll IT) and Aicue. Car- denas Alyea <3; Cal Jonratm New York 1 Boston 2M 121 U I 10-1] Mc- DJnl-i IS) and Glttsp Lcr.bcrg (1-0) Lyle (I) end Moses. HR: berg (1) Washington at m, ppiV HOCKIY Amarlcati Piclfk Phoenll TO. Portland 1 Eugene Tuoon 7 Tacoma at San Lake, raM LIACUI East w L per en __......_ j i .133 Boston ........4 3 .571 1W Detroit 4 3 .OT 1V4 Washington York Ckvtlaid .SCO .7K .2M Montreal 3 Baltimore 1 Montreal leads bestaMeven quarv ler-nnal 3-1 Bifls'o 3 Quebec 2 tied 1-1 Weilarn SelttK 1 Portland I Portland leads best-of-seven nal 3-? I: San oiego 4 Vancouver 7 Vancouver kadi bMl-of-seven aemW final J.J .iun.1 Port Huron 1 Dayton 4 Dtyton leads best-of seven final 2-1 fnm Cm Vkterlavllla 3 Orillia 7 Best-of-seven eastern final tied 2-1 Memorial Tororne 7 Mon'real i Montreal kadi best-ol-Mven querter-Knal 3-2 Unateni Canada Jxitar Flln Flon 3 Winnipeg 7 Best-of-nlne xml tiMl tlef ANDY CAPP I OON'T KNOW WHAT I'M T1 to A50UT THAT RSFLKE T' LISTED .ANYMORS DON'T WV6ROOJ FARM SPECIAL! 18.4x346 ply REAR Tractor Tires '105 EACH ONLY ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPUTf TIRE SAIES 4 SERVIC! ;