Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
_____________ Monday, April 17, 1973 THE IETHBRIDGE HERA1D 9 Kevin O'Shea sinks Minnesota in overtime North Stars frustrated by HAPPY BLUES Sr. Louis Glues' Kevin O'Shea (21) is hugged by brolher Danny as lAinncsola Norih Stars' goalie Cesare Maniago looks awoy after Kevin scored ihe win- ning goal in overlime to give St. Louis a 2-1 win and a best-of-seven viclory in the Nalional Hockey League Stanley Cup quarler-finals Sunday in fhe Twin Cilics. (AP Wirepholo) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) SI. Louis Ulucs, in sixth place in the National Hockey League West Division on Christmas Day, have gained Ihe Stanley Cup semi-finals against Boston Bruins because of n little-used brother art and a 31-year-old rookie goaltcnder. Kevin O'Shea put in the win- ning goal against Minnesola North Stars Sunday at of n sudden-death overtime after his brother, Danny, sprung him across the blue line with a pass that decided the seventh game of the scries, 2-1. "Kevin and I haven't played that much said Danny. "Maybe this is a sign o( things to come." The Blues, who finished third In the NHL West Division after a poor start, find out when they meet the Bruins, regular season Eastern Division champions, at Boston Tuesday night. Jacques Caron, the rooklo goalie, was outstanding in the Et. Louis net in vanning his fourlh game in the best-of-seven quarter-final series. He was at bis best in the final 32 seconds of regulation play when he kicked out at least three seem- ingly-sure goals nnd in overtime when be stopped a point-blank shot by Bill Goldsworthy. AL'S ALL ENTHUSED "Jacques was just fantastic in the Western "He made Arbour getting the puck out. I knew it The Blues picked up Kevin was in. Maniago confirmed the puck bounced off the goal post. llWhen 1 turned, it came off my stick and went in." from Buffalo on waivers Ihis season mid trailed Chris Dorde- leau lo Chicago lur ti.inny. The Blues look a 1-0 edge when Gary Sabourln dtflectcd in Boh Plager's .shot in Ihe first period. The North Stars finally solved Caron at the mark of Ihe third period on 10-foot goal by Charlie li'irns. The secnncl game of the SI. Louis-Boston scries will he in lloslon Thursday before thn teams move to si. Louis for tho Ihird and fourlh games Satur- dav and Sunday. Rangers draw first blood Hawks forced issue in lis said Cenls trip Oil returned to tl Blues' coach Christr days later call Pats sideline Denver of t Hockey League, great saves repeate us in this last gan Ily THE CANADMN Swanson from the blue Doug llorhul, Regina Pals reached the firing a hard shot from Brian Walker, ,ca" ,if- ,V anding on Ihe .stairs to Ihe Western Canada Hockey League c mmpionship S u nd ay night while Calgary Centennials side. The Centennials, playing al home, held a 2-0 lead at the end of the first period and were and Ron Homenuke handled the Calgary scoring. Edmonton got Its goals like this. The. hard for such a Ion, knew after the SE a next slep 4-2 going into the final OgiMe, Marcel we could boun The Pals trounced Flin Phil Bombers 8-2 following o 2-2 North Stars, Ihe previous night to win In the We, jest-of-scven quarter-finals two games her ies and advance to the "fl Tl 1 ifBiy1 ITS won two at bon semi-finals against and St. Lov Wheat two games to The Centennials, nieamvhile, von Iho opening game of their semi-final series by Crowsnest final deciding The St. Louis vie the Minnesota league champion Edmonton North Stars Kings 5-3. Regina and Brandon open a bosl-of-seven series In Itcgina Tuesday and Wednesday while Ualgarv is at DEEH (Special! An entry from the Crowsnest Pass area of southwestern Alberta has been officially accepted said plans are to be drawn up shortly to expand Ihe Blnirmore arena's seating capacity ol between 29-27 in reg and held the me overtime until Terr a pass to Danny centre Ice. Wednesday night for the second game in their bcst-of-scven new member of the Alberta Junior Hockey League, it from Hie present 800. Blairmore has a population have a I hit Kevin 2.EOO but the said Danny. The Pals advanced in league said the Pass area has room and he east division series wilh a to be named later, population of was no react of eight points in seven out of Dlairmore, I thought the on three wins and two tics. Hicli Ullrich led in the Sunday about half a dozen communities in the call offside.' Kevin O'Shea's home town game wilh two goals while Mike Wanchuk, Doug Jlaril, Gfen Toner, entry of the Crowsnesl Pass team brings (he number of AJHL teams to eight. a goal pipe, goalie Cesare Ma and landed in goal. Kobchuk, Clark Gillies and ore Drumheller heard it hit th Marit got one each. Gary Howal and Dave Deer Rustlers, Lelhbridge Sugar Kings, Calgary "and I wer for the rebound. BL dlow scored for Flin Mount Royal with his st Rcgina started fast, scoring Jirec goals in less than and two Edmonton teams, the Movers and LOUIS I MINNES Frrst Perlrf 1. SI, minulcs of (he first period [Bon Plagsr, St. U adding four more in Lhe president Jim HAT 1 Sabourln" for a 7-0 of Calgary also said Lethbridge Caron served Klin Flon goalie Roger Swan-pon had a busy night, facing 47 shots, 20 in the second is examining another possible entry but he declined to and Grande Prairie Community College have been accepted as members of Period No lies St. Third Period 3. M Ernie Germaine in the Crowsnest area College Athletic (Harris) 9'37, O'Shea 13-W Joal stopped 29 without top-calibre it was announced 3. St. L_ On Saturday at Klin Flon, for approximately 20 (D. O'Shea, Crisp) 10 Pats overcame a 2-0 deficit we feel Uiey will be LCC, once known as co gcfll by [ie the addition to Junior College Louis Flin Flon look a 20 lead Secular of the charter members the end of the (irsl period area last, had conference, but goals from Dlaine in the lale 1940s of competilion two and Howatt but llegina 1950s when Scotty 1 11 back with a goal by general manager of Lethbridge and llSOll 11 early in the second period. Centennials of the will enter men's Barrett tied the game nt Canada Hockey basketball teams ol the third period, breaking in operated a team play. The Kodiaks are the current 4-Wcst cow DEER (Spe TO WHOM IT MAY members of the conference are Red Deer, of Card named All Arour WB have some Calgary Mount Royal, Medicine Hat, at Lhe RECONDITIONED 16" CARRIAGE Institute of Silver Duct Wilson raptured TYPEWRITERS SHUNS AT e0cH Southern Albcrla Institute of Technology, meanwhile the University title in 4 Second place in ling wont to Davi We also ttock a complete line have been O ADDING AND CALCULATING in Iho College and Brian ROYAL ELECTRIC AND STANDARD Hockey League. The Pronghonis hockey team Alia, to toil in the new CHINOOK OFFICE set up for next year, but the remaining bronc n went to Mel Hylan D C wilh 71 points 620 !3th St. North Phono will still participate in the Western Canada Inter-Collegiate Ivan Daines Alta. John Forbes Wyo., was third wit Whal't new In Trailering from opening points held up to E The Revolutionary New in the bare event while tho riefe INSTA PARK champion, Dal f i Valley, i 'V1' 1, with 67. Th Flanigan __ __ ___ with 66. Garslad o y- 77 Salurday riding event, n y''v Hot Springs, X 'v with 71 i defending Ca from Ihis TRAVELLING POSITION to ihis PARKED champion, i stone of Cardston, IN 5 event i PREBCO RECREATION Second was Alandeville of Leth <1h Ave. and 6th SI. Norlh (Juit Wosl of the Cat Company) Phone seconds while son of Cutbank, with 15.6. CHICAGO fCP) For a while, it appeared New York Rangers were about lo adminis- ter a sound hockey lesson [o Chicago Black Hawks here Sun- day night. But suddenly a 3-0 New York lead was reduced to 3-2 in the third period. The Hangers wound up scrambling mighlily (o emerge wilh a victory by that score in the first game of a Stanley Cup scmi- 'inal. Ted Irvine scored In the first jeriod and Brad Park and Walt Tkaczuk in the second and Ihe Rangers appeared to be well in control until halfway through ic third. Then two rapid-fire goals, by Stan Mikila nnd Ctuis Borde- Icau, brought on a roaring fin- ish. "We put on a pretty strong 53 said Emile Francis, the Hanger general-manager and coauh. FIRST GOAL I'LUKEV The live minutes missing from this assessment started with a flukey goal at ot the third period, Jerry Korab and Mikita broke into the Ranger zone on an innocent- looking rush that suddenly pro- duced Mikila's second goal of this year's playoffs. The puck changed course at least twice afler leaving Mikita's stick be- fore whizzing past Ed Giacomin off the back cl Bruc'; Mac- Grcgor's leg. Irvine said the puck also hit his leg in transit, Just two minutes and 10 sec- onds later Bonleleau got his hirrl goal of the playoffs. He was given Ihe puck in close on a outshot tha ulalion timo momentum in ea Reid 2, Goldsworlhy K. O'Shed leering. Penal. Hexlall nesolfl, Btrns ok 4.9 sec- Whitlow of of 68 Jm lop riding Cana- tlicr of was fcnl lo lad den, gary ike the rl Gray la was n call- 11 a d- c the 7 see- was Harold pass from Doug Jarrett at the had an ice pack on his led leg bluelme. The Hanqers, who played sec- ond and third periods without defcnccman .Tim Neilsou and lacked forward Hill Fairuairn in the Ihird period, also had Iheir goalkeeper Giacomin knocked out of action temporarily. Neilson and Kairbairn were hit by Black Hawk shots. Neil- son taking a blast from Dennis Hull on a on his right hand. There was only a little more than a mimilr- left in the game when Giacomiti was involved in a pilcup lo the led of his cage and he went limp. About three minutes Jutr-r lie was on his feet and finished game. The grey-haired nelminder LMIIA ready for awards banquet The Lclhhridgc Minor Hock- ey Association will wind up the 1971-72 season a banquet and trophy awards Sunday at 2 p.m. at Henderson Lake Ice Centre. The banquet is open to the general public, along with all minor hockey league players and their families. Tickets should he pirked up by Wed- nesday and the cover charge for the event is set for a person. Meanwhile all boys who are selling tickets for Ihe LMHA are requested lo hand In their tickets to the minor hockey ex- ecutive members no lalcr thai: Wednesday. as he Icfl Chicago Stadium, lie i snid the left went numb in Ihe pileup and for a while ho feared ligament trouble. A decision as to whether he'll play Tuesday night may not be made until the mimile. The Rangers, who bowed lo the Black Hawks last spring in seven hard-fought semi-final panics, started this series only three nights after eliminating Montreal Canadians 4-2 in games. The Black Hawks have been idle for a week after oust- ing Pittsburgh Penguins four straight. The first period svas wilh neither taking mnnv chances. The Rangers had cmly six shots on goal, but one? was unstoppable, Irvine, si muling unchecked at the corner of the goal, banged home a perfect pass from Pete Slemkowski at The Hangers did such a Ihor- ougli checking job in the second period the Hawks had only three shots at Giacomin. The New Yorkers also struck Cor two goals within 35 seconds. Park received a pass from Bobby TCoLisscim at and sunk his shot from 15 feel out. Speedy Gene Carr was Ihe fccy figure In the (hied Ranger poal at Tkaczuk swooped Jn to net the rebound off Carr's third shot nt Tony Ksposito tjuritig the period. The Hawks got Espoato oft the ice For the last half minute of the game but bad only one scoring chance with the extra forward. This ended in another pilenp after Gi a coin in stopped a iMikila shot. Vic IL-idfiold tool; aim at the empty net just before the gmig anid missed by a Tool. MacGrepor hnndlr-d mosl of the task of checking Bobby Hull, who luul 50 during tlio season. The hard-shoot Chicago v, as credited with nine shots on Giacomin, hut was kept oFF (he score-sheet. NEW YORK 3 CHICAGO J Firs! FerIr-1 I. Yo-h, Irvlra 3 (MatGrtgcK-, Srerr.Kc.vikl) Penal! its Ma-.inus.oi 10 00, Etem- Jcowiki Par., Second Fcr-jo-1 Nr.v York, Park Third Pcrk-d i Chicago, MlkHa (Korab) n-.'A; I Chicago, Borde- apnus ATER w Martin WRESTLING TONIGHTl P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM TOR KAMATA vj DAVE RUHL 5 BIG BOUTS NORTH LETHBRIDGE MO-TiR! SALE DAYS THURS.-im-SAT. 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