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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE LtTHMICCE HEUID Tuesday, April 21, 1970- Milt Schmidt Hopeful Of Maintaining Streak CHICAGO Ths way Milt Schmidt looks at it, he has i streak going, acd he would like to extend it tonight. Milt is general manager of kstoo Bruins, who toppled Chi- cago Blade Hawks 6-3 Sunday. he victory gave the -0 lead in the best-of-seven en- counter for the playoff champi- onship of tbe National Hockey League's East Division. Schmidt was a part of the amed Kraut Une for the Bruins, sharing the distinction with Woody Dumart and Bobby ACHIEVES HIS GOAL Gene Roberts of Baltimore, Maryland, a after wheeling the distance in six hours and 37 minutes. James Roberts double amputee of the Vietnam conflict, reaches the finish line of the came alongside to be of help. Boston Marathon Monday. Roberts threw himself across the finish line Series Shapes Up As A Rough One Kelly Expecting No Trouble Tonight we must Free estimates CONTACT Dean Harker Body Shop Manager whatever it takes College Mercury gives Body Shop 1916 2nd AVI. S. Phone 327-5763 By CHUCK SVOBODA ST. LOUIS (CP) Coach Red MIy isn't looking for any more rouble when his Pittsburgh Penguins meet Louis Blues :onight for the second game of he Stanley Cup semi-final, but le admits it could him out to be a rough, tough series. The two clubs piled up a total of 149 minutes tn penalties in the first game ot the best-of- seven series Sunday night when the Blues took a 3-1 victory. "I think it'll probably con- tinue as a rough said Kelly, who Jn his first year as Penguins' coach brought the club up from two successive years of finishing in. the Na- tional Hockey League West Di- vision cellar to their first-ever playoff series. Penguins' left winger Val Fonteyne also saw the possibil- ity of more fights. "It could very well turn out that said Fonleyne. "They're a big, tough team, but we showed them that we could lake care of ourselves. think they thought they coulrl run us off the ice but. our guys stood up to them." GOT 32 MINUTES Tracy Pratt, 195-pound def- encemari, was one of the Pen- guins who stood up to the divi- sion champions and look 32 min- utes in penalties for his trouble. "At least we let them know we're said Pratt. Kelly said after UK game that he thought the Blues were trying to intimidate his club, Scotty Bowman, St. Louis man- ager and coach, did not agree with Kelly's charge. "It's just one of those things that could happen in any said Bowman. "1 know one thing though, we've got lo play a lot belter." The Blues, despite their vic- tory, suffered several defensive lapses during the game and only the hot hand of veteran joalie Glenn Hall and the Pen- guins' inability lo finish off [heir )lays kept SI. Louis in front. "We had good chances and didn't capitalize on said Kelly. The Penguins did catch Hall out of position once as the Blues' goalie came out to try and dear the puck away from centre Bryan HexlalJ. But Hal! had a different ver- sion of the story when he joked LeGrandeur Last Dinner Speaker The gurst list is full and the tickets are going at a rapid pace. Saturday evening at the Elks Hall in Milk River the Elks mil stage their 10th annual Sports- man's Dingier and officials to- day announced the name of the linal guest for the weekend supper. Jerry LeGrandeur, a stand- out with the 1-clhbridge Sugar Kings, will be on hand for the dinner'. Kiiicks Move Into Finals NEW YORK (AP) New York Knicks ended a 17-year drought by plas- tering Milwaukee Bucks 132-96 and moved into the National Basketball Association champi- onship playoffs. 1 The Knicks, in a devastating performance, eliminated the young Bucks by a decisive 4-1 spread in their best-ol-seven Eastern Division final Ferira and now face Los Angeles La- kers for Ihe NBA' title. LeGrandeur joins master of ceremonies Logan Tail, Cal- gary Stampeder Jerry Kramer, bowler Reg Smeed of Leth- bridge, cowboy Jim Gladstone of Lethbridge and guesl speak- er Al McCann of Edmonton. For LeGrandeur 1969-70 was a big year for the fiery left winger. He captained the Sugar Kings to a third place finish and for doing so was named ibe most valuable play- er to the club as well as trie MVP for Ihe Alberta Junior Hockey League. The previous year LeGran deur was a mam cog in the learn that won the Alberta-B.C junior Utle before bowing out to Regina Pats in Ihe western Can- ada semi-finals of the Memoria' Cup. LeGrtndeur is currently in his second year of university on a path that will lead to a lav degree for the popular young Lethbridge product. Tickets for the dinner, set at are going fast with indica- tions poinling to another big success for the Milk River Elks. Dinner tickets can be obtain- ed from any member of the Elks Club or from Doug's in Lethbridge. with reporters after the game. "You thought I was after the puck when they he aid. "I was really heading for the fallout shelter but somebody closed the gale. "When 7 heard.that boom, I knew that there were better places for Old Dad to be than landing out there on that ice.' The boom that Hall referred o was an explosion which de- molished a small factory near he arena. But the blast which was heart in the arena despite the nois} crowd of fans, came long wfore the third-period Pitts burgh goal. "Well if you must sak Hall in a more serious" tone, thought I could beat him to the puck but 1 got caught cold, sim lie as that." Bowman could start Hall in goal again tonight although he also has Jacques Plants anc Ernie Wakely available. Plante who had one shutout against the Penguins in regular-season play, dressed as Hall's backup man Sunday after recoverinj from a pulled leg muscle. NOW IN LETHBRIDGE MID WEST MOBILE HOMES Exclusive) Mobile Dealer) for COMMODORE McGINNISS PARKWOOD if CRESTWOOD PARAMOUNT OPENING SPECIALS! 12'x66' PARAMOUNT featuring 3 CcmpMtly furnished OPENING SPK1AL 12'xSr CRESTWOOD ftotvrti 2 bodmmt Compkttlv fvrrmhtd OPENING SPECIAL '8995 MID WEST MOBILE HOMES (FORMERLY TED'S MOBILE HOMES) EAST ON HIGHWAY 3 PHONE 327-1986 "I played my last game right here in Milt said londay. "I recall we won it, ut don'l ask me the score." "That sounds like you've gol win streak cf hvo a Chicago reporter remarked. "Could Milt said. "Glad ou look at it thai way. Maybe can stretch i! a little." Boston took the home-ice ad- antage away from the Hawks ith their Sunday punch. After onight's game, the series switches to Boston for two ames. TARS HAD REST Both teams worked out Mon- ay but both excused their stars rom action, although the goalies worked. Neither Sinden rom Boston nor Billy Reay rom name their starting goaltender for to- night's game. Sinden rarely names his goal- ender in advance, but he is su- wrslilicus about relieving a man who is winning. "Play them until they las been his motto and if he sticks to that, Gerry Cheevers will get the I nod again over Ed lohnslon. Cheevers has won five of Ihe six playoff games he has ap- in this season while 'ohnslon lost his only start. For the Hawks, it will likcry Susan Smith Undergoes Operation EDMONTON (CP) Susa Smith, a member of Canada' British Commonwealth Games swimming team, underwen iurgery Monday for removal o gall stones. "We don'l know what this will do lo her chances in the Commonwealth sai Ihe mother of the 19-year-ol Edmonton swimmer. "It's a question whether she'll be able to bounce for the games. The operation really has us worried." Miss Smith, named las week to the Canadian team wtiich will take part in the Games tha summer in Edin- burgh, Scotland, holds four Ca nadian records. She won the 200- and metre individual medleys an the 100- and 200-metre bultcr fly events the Games tria earlier this month in Winnipei She will not be able to tak part in any swimming tition for four or five weeks Her father, Donald, is recuper iting from a similar operation Stampeders Add Plenty Of Beef CALGARY (CP) More than i quarter of Ion ha been added lo the Calgarj Stampeders' defensive 1 i n with the acquisition Monday t import end Rich Trautwein am tackle Brent Gilbert TrautMin, 6-2 and pounds, is from the Universil of Wyoming and can switch I defensive lackle or offence. H is 22. Gilbert, 6-1 and 265 pounds was the Western Football Con ference team's first choice I the 1969 Caradian league dra: but remained al Ihe Universil of Waterloo lo obtain his grec. Ho Is from Chatham, Om ek Second Win be Tony Zero, the Chicago nick- name for Tony Esposito, who was in goal (or Ihe Sunday game add suffered his worst shellacking since Minnesota Noith Stars bombed him for eight goals last December. Tony counted 15 shutouts dur- ing the regular season, a mod- ern record. His backup man is Gerry Desjardins. RAPS DEFENSIVE PLAY Billy Reay didn't single out Esposito for criticism, but said "We played the lousiest game defensively we played all year." "Hard work is vthat put us where we are and we didn't have it fiom everybody oa Sun- Esposito's particular crosi Sunday was brother Phil, who scored Ihrce of the Bruins' sir goals. And il was Phil, expressin( concern over the fact that his brother was hit on the temple by a puck early in the who got off Ihe best line of Ihe series so far. "I hale lo see anyone Phil said, "especially my brother." Then, he added: "After all, blood is thicker than waler." Hill Romps To Win By .CHRIS AVLOTT BOSTON (CP) Ron Hill of England talked Toronto's Jer- >me Draylon out of contention Monday on his way lo a record- setting victory in (lie Boston nnaraUnn and avenged a defeat by the Canadian last December in Japan. "Generally, I don't say any thing lo anybody who might be running near me, but today i was an Hill said after winning the race in two hours, 10 minutes and 30 sec otids. "Whenever Draylon pulled up lo me, I'd lalk to him. As far as psyching I'll let you decide thai." There was little doubt the 26- mile, 285-yard raco wis grudge match. Dray ton, who changed hi name frorn- Peter Buniak after the 1968 Olympics, moved into international prominence las year by posting his best time of at Fukuoka, Japan, to defeat Hill by 200 yards and seconds. He predicted record times for hin-jelf at Boston in preparation for this summer's Common- wealth Games at Edinburgh and Hill made no bones about seek ing revenge. This led lo a natural contron tation and Hill, the first Eng llshman to win the famous race lived up to his words. Emon O'Rrilly of the U.S was second In while Pa McMahon of Boston was third in and Pentti Rammakko of Finland followed in WON TEAM TITLE The day, dampened by rai and temperatures in tho low 4fls, was not a toial loss for Can ada, however, and a seven-ma Canadian Trad, and Field Asso cialion team coached by Pau Poce of the Toronto Olympic Club won I he club champion ship, repeating its 1965 success Three CTFA team runner finished among the first 10 t claim the fille. Guest Coach EDMONTON (CP) -Alder man Dave Ward will be a gu coach at the Edmonton Es mos' spring (raining camp, was announced lodoy. Eskimo1 president Jack Baer who will also be a guesl coach exlended the invitation. SPORTS EUtlCH TIRE LTD. SPORT SCORES L ATIOMAL LlASUf EM W. 7 6 L Pd. C8L 4 I .12 4 1 7 i .505 .333 .111 i t .SOU .500 ,m .3K t 5V, >t ew York i-.llacWpMa Inchrall owton a.i Francisco B Angeles llar.ta ODAY'S GAMES Lot Angeles Osteen Sparma 0-3. San Krrby 0-1 at New York entry 1-0 San Francisco Robertson 0-a al Phil- delphla Fryman 1-1 St. Louis Torrei It it CMcago ands 1-8 Houston Darker M at Pittsburgh eale 0-1 N Cincinnati Na'an 2-0 at Atlanta Nfe- ro 0-3 N MONDAY'S KEtULTS iniinnati at IM llanta K> Merrirt 33 Runs Henderson, San AMERICAN LIACUC Ent Detroit Baltimore Boston Cleveland Minnesota Carrlornli Kansas City Oakland TODAY'S Bl .US .333 .667 .545 .417 .273 514 J'.i John 0-3 at Minnesota 8os- i t 1C IMI H PCI. 23 ,151 .156 17 .134 13 .39J Francisco, 7; Bands, Stn Francisco and Perel. Cincinnati, 14. Runs B9I1M In Ferei, 20; Aaron, tllanla, U. Hits P-erer, Henderson, 13.. Doubles Gaston, San tnd Cepeda, Atlanta; Tolan, Cln- :lnnati; San FrancEsco and Dlelz, San Francisco, 5. Tripes Ooyle, PhlladeWla and 3: live tied with J. Hs-re Runs Perer, 7; Aaron and Cc'Mrl, Sin Diego, 5. Slo'en Bases Cardenal, St. Lc-jls rxj Vr'ynn, Houston. 5; Tofafl, Mxgan, a-xJ Sands, 4. Pilchlnj Simpson, Cincinnati, a.-d Jierfcer, 3-D, 1.000; Merrilt, Clnclr-JUll, 3-1, .750. Strikeouts EMU, Pirtjtwgri, 22i our tied with HOCKEY SCORES New York Stottlemyre it Ington Co< 2-0 N games sched-jled MONDAY'S RESULT! Kansas City m MI MI n-4 7 i Oakland an MO 01 at- n Butler. Wrirjrit Drabowsky (1-0) (101 and Rodrlqoei; Odam, (HI 110) Fingers 'till, jnd Duncan. HRs: Oak-Green CD, Duncan KC-Oiiver MrrwaMH Ml Ml Ml 7 I CaHfomla m m w j i 9, Brabe.-der, LockEr (71 O'Donoghue (11 Gelnsr (8) W.fyer (81 Kraosse (1-1 !9) and Roof; Msy, Fisher (ft) Doyie (11-1 (101 and Egan, HR: V.il-Walton Baltlmgn .....IM in- .........an i i t Palmer (Ml aH Etcnebarreni Culp Cafled" t. rain New Yark it! ell Mt-M 11 t rviihir-rioi m in i 11 i Bahnsen Hamilton (I) and Brunei Dtkes (ta- mes It) Gner.da (5) and Roseboro. HR: NY Cater LEAGUE LEADERS H Pet. Ent tharlohXown T Ouebec 10 Ouebet leads bett-of.seven semMlril Montreal 6 saull Stt..Mark 1 leads best-cf-seven semifi- nal T-0 Allan Spokane S SI. twiHace 6 leads flr.al 21 Western Canaela Calgary 3 Edmonton 5 Best-of.ntre llnal IW 2-3, two games tied 13 .404 n .at 15 .155 14 .400 Walton, Mil Pena, Oak Cel Chi M'nn Runs-Fregosl, California, 12; Srnflh, II. Runs Bailed In Alyea, Minnesota, and Walton, Milwaukee, 14; Vcas, Call- Fornla, 13. Hitj Fregosr, Clarke, New Alomar, Calltornla; Kovlty, Milwaukee a-x! Walton, II. Monday, Oakla.'vi, !j U lied vnth 4. Triples Rctfrtguei, California) Calilornla and Ksnsas City, 2; lied I. Home Rcns WaHon, 5; Alyea, 4. Sfo'en Bases Blair, Ytstrje.-nskl, Boston, a.id ti waukee, 4. P. Xelly, California end Harptr, Mil- McNally, Baltimore end Lolkh, Mr McDowtH, and Mwsersmlth, Cillfor- FARM SPECIAL! 18.4 x 34 6 ply REAR Tractor Tires '105 ELRICH TIRE LTD. EACH ONLY COMPLFH TIRE SALES SERVICE ;