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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 TNI LETWUOM HBLALO M, Ittt Sirufen Elated At Outcome Reay Says Best Team Won ONE FOR ORR Boston's Bobby Orr flies past Black Howki' goalie Tony Esf-osilo after flipping the puck into the net in first period of gome. Orr led his mates to a 4-1 victory which gave .them a 2-0 lead in 1he best- of-seven series against Chicago. By BRUCE LEVETT Cautfu Prew Editor CHICAGO (CP) The Black Hawks tried everything-incliid- jng moving' Bobby Hull to they still go into Boston two games down in their heat-of-eeven Stanley Cup, semi-final with the Bruins. Boston toppled Chicago 4-1 Tuesday iftcr outinus- diu( tfaemfr-3 Sunday aftenwoe IB cimUipiomhiip scries oi the Hockey Leas-is East Kvifiiou. Bruins coach Harry Sndea vac puzzled after the Tueidiy oght encoufiter. "We hoped to get ahead of tiKtn. and then dow U he said. "The Hun sttft to ocrire wss somewhat ccnfusng. I have to say I am a little sur- prised that we have won the first two ganw so much now as I would have been before the first game. Boston got goals from Bobby first he has scored against Chicago this Johnny Don Mer- cotte and Phil Esposito. Def- encBr-an Bill White got the only goal for Chicago. s BAYS BETTER CLUB WON "We were beaten by a better hockey deserved to said Billy Reay, the Chi- cago coach. "They've got a pretty good hockey player, on that club. He could spell the' difference be- tween most hockey dubs." Reay was talking about Orr, who b moved through the Chi- cago club this aeries almost at wffl. checking pretty good and getting the Orr said. Orr, the regulasvseason scor- ing champion, opened the sew- ing Tuesday at cf the first period. He went unmofeled right up the stot, passed off late to. Fred Stanffeld and took a re- turn pass in front of Tony Es- posito, the Hawks' goalie. It was his eighth goal of the playoffs. Doug Mohris and Ken Hodge .were serving roughing penalties at the time. DEFLECTED .shots compared to 23 Espos- ito, "After Bill White's goal, 1 knew I odd to bear down. We have had to concen- trate on them more titan the Rangers because they have bet- ter shooters." Boston took six games to de- feat New York Rangers in the east Chicago dis- posed of Detroit Red Wings in If Boston, witt a reputation as an aknoct invmoUe hone dub, can lake Chicago Thursday and Sunday, they can go into the Stanley Cup. final agaoct either St. Lous Blues or Pittsburgh Penguins. If not, the series win come beck here far one game, then alternate between Boston and Chicago. 4 CHICACO I pint Perfed-1. BottM, Orr I (itaav HtM, Penaltlee Paoein Hodge Hoote Shmyr Second Petted-3. laDan, tacKaub (Slanrtald, hicytO 3. Marcefle I PwaHtaa _ Anrey _ Third CMcaojo. 1 (finder, PapeW ft- poslto lav Penalties HUaxuaa. Carktcn (maloil) Awray UM.f t U t H-a Attendance: 1UU. Series Opens Sunday Jets Move Into Final WINNIPEG (CP) Spokane I ticker irilh lenuining fa Jets won a berth in the Allan Cup woior hockey finals with a 5-3 victory over St. Boniface Mohawks here Tuesday. Spokane took the best-of-fivc western final for the Fatten Cup M and DOW advances Blues'1 Offence Has Been Too Much For Kelly's Charges Penguins Head Home To Regroup M.. ST. LOUIS (CP) Pittsburgh Penguins go home today to re- group and figure ways to sup- press the explosive St Louis off- ence which took its second vic- tory; Tuesday night ia ibe Stan- ley Cap semi-finals. the Bines swept past Penguin coach Red Kelly's starting baenp of one forward and four detencemen to score in the first minute and went on to e 4-1 vie tory. St. Louis woe the first game of the best-of-seven series 3-1 Sunday night. The series now' switches to Pittsburgh for the third game Thursday night and the fourth Sunday. Blues' coach Scotty Bowman aid of Kelly's four-defenceman lineup: "I figured he'd lose the game because of it, and he did. "Toronto Maple Leafs used to try it about five games or so in i year and lose the same way. t's a try to get the other team out of rotation in its lines. PRESSURE'S ON PENS' 'I don't know what he was binlring, but I know we scored the first chance we got. N'ow the H-essure's on them They have o'win two at home to have a chance." Kelly said he was playing a lunch and hoped to replace two of the defencemen with for- wards soon after play started, but the Blues didn't give him time for the switch. JACK'S PLUMBING SEHVES LETHM1DGE JACK fUllfit 328-25 IS Jean-Guy Talbot took a pass trom centre Phil Goyette to beat goalie Les Binkley for. the first Blues' goal with just 31 seconds gone. Pittsburgh centre Bryan Hei- tall took a penalty about seven minutes, later and the Blues' power play went to work for its 12fh goal of the playoffs. Gcyette carried the puck into the Penguins' zone and fired a hard shot at Binkley from about 20 feet out. Winger Larry Keenan dashed across in front of the net and banged in the re- bound. About six minutes later, Kelly Selected ST. LOUIS (CP) Red KeUy of Pittsburgh Penguins couldn't shout with joy Tuesday after bearing he was named National Hockey League coach of the year by Hockey He bad a sore throat. But the 42-year-old coach's Leo WEEKEND Values Boys' Flare PANTS New shipment Juif arrived in Inteif colon. FAfR ONLY 4 so MENS SUITS Ktgvtarly 90.00 Ideal for that young mant grad- uation. NATrONAllY ADVERTISED COHON SHELL TOPCOATS colors. SPECIAL SPKIAl ONLY BOYS' ALPACA SWEATERS with long sleeves SPKIAl ONLY Reg. 11.95 und face .wrinkled in I smile nd he "I'm happy with the honor, both for myself and for the team." Ketty, in his first year coach of the Penguins, brought w club from two consecutiv easons of finishing fifth In the est Division to second place in and their first Stanley iip playoff appearance. The Pittsburgh squad swepl past Oakland Scab in four straight games of their best-of seven quarter-finals and now are facing St. Louis Blues In th semi-finals. RAJSED BY PLAtERS 'I can't think of a better said Penguins' rig! inger Ken Sclinkcl, referrui o the selection of Kelly. "He has dorte a great job wil !M team." Lcftwinger Keith McCreary escribed Kelly's tactics in U ng the team's spirits: "He go us back to basic hockey, emph iruig positional play that mac a big difference. LEO SINGER and Boys' Wear Where o gentleman'! charge account allows you to your osvn 2T4 5th Street S. Phone 327-3958 eenan moved tn on the right ing and pulled Binkley out of position, then slid a perfect pass Goyette who put the puck in the open corner. After a scoreless second pe- od, the Penguins got one back ten rookie centre Michel here pounced on a loose puck front of Blues' goalie Jacques lante and lifted it into the not. But the Blues' close checking and a few outstanding saves by lanla kept the Penguins at ay, End St. Louis wrapped up the scoring with Frank St. Mar- seille's quick shot from a cramble in front of Binkley. Kelly, nursing a sore throat le picked up during the first ame Sunday, was critical of us team's lack of offence. They took only five shots at 3lante during the first period and a total of 24 in the game, BED MORE SHOTS "I've never seen the puck go the net yet If you don't hoot said Kelly. "All year ong we were shooting the puck, s'ow .all of a sudden we don't want to." The Penguins had expected more brawling after Sunday night's: first encounter, which rrodoced 149 penalty minutes Esposito, the Vezina Trophy winner who was named profes- sional athlete cf the year in the Untted Stales shortly before the game was screened on Uc- Kenrie's goal at of .the second period. McKenae pulled loose from Stan Mikita to de- flect a relay from StaofieU and Johnny Bucyk. K was another defensive lapse by tie-Hawks at which led to Marcotte's first playoff goal Hodge took the puck away from rookie defenceman Keith Mag- nuson in the corner to the left of Esposito and centred it right onto Marcotte's stick.' Boston, which went ahead 1-0 in the first 'and came out of the secood.leading 3-0, let Chicago onto the Scoreboard only once at of the third. Gerry Piader carried the pud down the left wing, passed to Jim Pappin and Pappin hit White with a pass that the big defenceman rifled behind Gerry Cheevers. Seconds later, Magnuson and Wayne Carleton tangled and while they both got major pen- alties, Carleton won the fight PHIL STILL FLyiNG The final 'goal of the game against Orrillia Terriers in the Canadian final series. For the Mohawks, Spokane's three unanswered goals in the second period ended hopes rf one more .series. The St. Boniface team kept abreast of the Jets, Western In- ternational Hockey League champions, through the. first period, with Jets taking a 2-1 lead at the end of the period. But Spokane put the puck away three times in the early stages of the second period and heldxa 5-1 lead at the period's end. Mohawks scored two goals ill the third, one after polling goalie Henry Goy, but Spokane held on the win. Jets goals were scored by Don Scberxa, Jim Little, Bud Bod- man, Ron Huston and Ken Gus- tafson. Leo Diiguay, Dave Me'glll and Wayne Bell .replied for St. Boni- face, j Referee Amie Baert of Win- nipeg called 12 penalties, eigrrl to Spokane, including one o! wo majors after a od fight between Jets' Gail iokten and St. Boniface's Wayne Sell. Both players received five minute fignting penalties with Bell additional tro minutes for roughing. Boti ilayers emerged from the duel Dleeding from face cuts. .Spokane goattender Dave Cox was called on to make 27 saves white his St Boniface counter- part, Henry handled 31 shots. Goy was removed from his net in favor of an extra at- the third period ac St. Boniface fought gamely to score toe gftals they needed to stretch the ser- ies to its limits, but his team- mates were only able to find the mark once at the point of the period. After the game, Spokane cap- tarn Ton Hodges accepted to Patton Cup, awarded to the tap western Canada senior team! Spokane goes against HI the first game of the Ata Cup final April 26 in Spokane. The series is being played for the first time in an American city. '_.- ELRICH TIRE LTD. SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEA8UC Chicago Diego Lcs Angeles Atlanta .700 .at JW .313 ..111 .m .417 .347 TODAY'S CAME5 Us v Anjeies Moelkr 0-0 Satton M at Montreal Slaneiran 1-1 N San Diego CorkhB 0-1 at New York Seaver 2-0 San Francisco Robtrtson (M> at Phil atVpnTa Fryman St. louls Culvar M al Chicago Jen- lam 0-7 Hct-ston Lemaster M at PLttsburoh 1-1 N OnlV gamea TUESDAY'S RESULTS Lacis ID M M-4 14 I M M SWT 7 7 Gitwn 11-11, cuiman Brlles II) and Torre; Hands Reoan (II and Hundky. HRs: HI Dtega HI In an-] f New Yark ill in na-1 7 Klrfay. Herbel (1-01 (I) and Cannte zaro; Gentry, Koonce (0-1) 111, Card- and Crate. HR: DAY'S CAMES Clty'Bwiker 0-1 at Oakland nlng M N Hwajkee 14 It UIMr- Wrighl SIN hkago Horlen M Mhnewhi 110.1 Detroit Lollck J-l it Ctevetad Me- ooell 2-1 N New York Petenon 1-2 tt-Wnklm- Cotemah t-7 M BaltPmore Phoebus 14 at Boaton loi- >m M i UESUAYI IESUITS Yartc OI m I 11 _n9tM Hi m 7 14 (0-3) Verbank r.kl (I) and Glbta, Muraon (I) and Roieooro, encK HR: Allen Ml m HJ-5 U I ;ia MI i i 12 2) Ushir If) and Frte- Chance, Hargan and m.- HRs: II) Lean >a .in tn i..i m m 4 11. Jcnn (M) Sisk 17) aod Joaaphaon; it (2-ll.waiiaim (t) Pemnoakl mitlarwald. HR: Mkm-Kllkbrew city m M m-i T a aa M 4 74 Morehead, Rooker Il-l! 171 DrXi- owsky (I) ml Hunter. (J-l I Duncan. HRs: Oak-Jadcm (I) with four big fights. But the Blues gave the fans a fine iispiay of hockey, and only once ji the third period tangled in a show of fists. ST. LOUIS 4 PITTSSUKSH Pint Perlod-l. St. Looll, Taltal 1 (Curette, McDonald) J. SI. Louh, Keenart 3 (Gayette, McOonard) 3. Sr. Govette 3 McDon- Penjltl-s Hextall Gray Harbaruk, Ptanlt Seconrf scoring. PenaT' R. PUger Third Pittsburgh, 2 (AfeCrearv, Pronovoat) J. St. Loufs. SI. Ateraellle 1 (Boudrfn) Penalties P.. Pltger (minor, trafaf) Harbarut, Safher Hex- tan shtts en by came from PHI Esposito, his 10th, which puts him within two of tying the single-season play- off lecoid, Dennis Hull lost the puck to the left of Tony Esposilo in the corner. Tony's brother, Phil, dug it out and tacked it into the short side after drawing bis Brother to bis knees. "We've been bottling them op and not giving them a chance to get Phil said. "As long as we keep playing this way, there's not much tfley can do about hope. Obviously it was a big win for Esposito Honored NEW YORK (AP) Tony Esposilo, the shutout goalie star of Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League, was named winner Tuesday of the March award in the S. Rae Hickok Pro Athlete of the Year pon. Esposito beat out Lew Akin- dor of basketball's Milwaukee Bucks and Bobby Orr, the Bos- ton Bruins' hockey wizard, for the March award. The goalie received K first- place votes and IK points. Al- cindor was second with IS firsts and 87 points. Orr was third with 13Vi first and 69Vi points. Bombers Sign Dolan, Weiss WINNIPEG (CP) peg Blue Bombers of the West- ern Football Conference an- nounced Tuesday signing of quarterback defence back Don 4H mi isi-u r Aram m. an NoKn cmtelt 171, Clonlnger Cheevers, who handled R 17 17 t U "11 33 4 33 1 I] SI 11 23 .4 77 11 13 13 il Cardenal, StL Money, Ptilla Clemente, Pitts Carly. Atl Snamsky, NY cepeda. All Gallagher, Home Runs: Perez, I; Colbert, s Diego, i. Runs batted In: Perez, 23; H. Aar llanta, Pitching Three Decisions: Kola Cincinnati, 10, 1.009; Simpson, Cine nail, 3-9, 1.000. AMERICAN LEACUI Detroit Baltimore Washington Boston New Ycrt Cleveland raltfomla