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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta ThurWoy, April 11, WO THI UTHMIOCI HltAlD 7 Brians Favored To Take Three-Game Lead Tony May Rest On Birthday By BRUCE LEVEIT CuitfMPnw BOSTON (CP) Today it Ton Esposik't JJth birthday ud the bitting around the Bos- UB Garden it that occasion w2! he marked with a day off. BosioB BTUUB play Chicago Black Hawks tonight in the third toot of their bcctof- series for the playoff title the East Division oC the Na- tion! Hockey League. After vuatef in Chicago W Sunday and 4-1 on Tuesday, the Bruins are favorites to MISSING HI! HAT-St. lou Brock collides with .hortirop Don ofter forced out ot Mcon Brock lost hot birt able to up the double, play Cordehol ot firrt. through the Eastern semi-final ia a four-game sweep of Detroit lUd Wings, allowing only eight pals oi the way. LETS IN GOALS He has allowed a total of 10 hi his two appearances against the Bruins. The Hawks admit layoff, while waiting far Boston to eliminate New York Rangers in six gastes, may have hurt them "We're certainly gen- Chicago eetcfa Billy Reay tnr aiBtunces hk choice of pdteaden before game time, at SDeculatian is that Gerry pkked vp from Los Aifeles Kings late in the season get the nod over Esposito. Tony roBed 19 IS shutouts darinf the regular aeacon to set a modern record and win the Chances Hurt Says Ahearne VANCOUVER Can-1 Hockey League playoff game VeziBa trophy. Then he took the Hanks ada's withdrawal from the 1970 world hockey championships Have Two-Come Lead In Series Penguins Return Home Confident By CHUCK SVOBODA PITTSBURGH (CP) The grasped of returning to home ice bright has given Pittsburgh Penguins an injection of optim- jjBn they badly need in their Stanley Cup semi-final battle with St Louis Blues. The stepped off plane from St. Louis Wednesday SftOTonn with the memory of two losses behind them.and con- ftdeoce in their ability to win said RedKeDy. "Our guys Voyageurs Drop Opener MONTREAL (CP) Spring- BeU Kings won 1-2 over Moo- treai Voyageurs before fans Wednesday night in the opening game of the American Hockey L e a g u r. 's Uree-team round-robin semi-final playoff the next two games in the best- of-seven series. "We've got the next two games at home and that should make a big difference in' our Penguins coach should open np now an! start shooting the puck. We'D have to snoot more if we hope to wto a game." The Penguins had only five game of Pittsburgi Mud of said Kelly. Right winger Ken Sebnkel said .he would rather target about Tuesday's defeat "I tMnk youTI see things take a turn in the other direction said Schmkel. "They (the Brow) won't have that crowd behmd-them out here." FANS BACK THEM The St Louis fans are noto- rious for then- noisy support of BmUey. said Plante. "Pittsburgh doesn't quit They didn't win land Seals in four straight four games from Oakland for no rea- The Penguins enminated Oak Taylor Shines For Vancouver VANCOUVER (CP) Ted Tayhr's two third-period goals gave Vancouver Canucks a 4- victory over Portland Buckar oos Wednesday night in the firs game of the Western Hockej League final series. Taylor broke a 1-1 deadlock of the final period, then add games of in the quarter-finals while the Blues took six games to knock out Minnesota North Stars. eral manager Tommy Ivan uid. "We have lost whatever momentum we had. We have to find it again and quickly." It was a momentum which carried the Hawks from last place last season to a first-place finish this year. The Bruins are uniValrB at home so far in Stanley Cup play this season and are ahead 3-2 on the road. To come back.the Hawks will have to win four of the next five between Vancouver Canucks and Portland Buckaroos. could hurt its chances for get- ting the Winte Olym- pics, A. J. (Bunny) Aheame, games and three ot those are on Boston ice. The Bruins came home ex- hausted Wednesday morning, arriving at Logan Airport at a.m. to find a crowd ti M: cheering and waring-autograph books. Chicago arrived in nud- afternoon. If Tony Esposito is replaced tonight, one of the big reasons will be his big brother. Phil EspOEito scored four of the 10 goals that Tony let three en Sunday sod one on. Tuesday. After the Tuesday Phil spoke up for Tony. "Tbev can't blame him for. any of "the he said.. "I know it doesn't sound rigit -j for me backing him'and knock-' ing bis defence, but they didn't' it. They haven't had it it weren't for him, they wouldn't have finished first. The defence hasn't been good." shooters like ed an insurance goal 49 seconds later. Second game in the best- of-seven Lester Patrick Cup ser- ies win be held in Portland Fri- day. Murray Hall and Paul Andrea [rounded out Canuck's scoring with a goal apiece while Norm iresioent of the. International Ice Hockey Federation, said Wednesday night "It is my candid opinion Gar- ibakti had it on the plate but since Dec. si they're been say- ing other be said in an interview. "You can't have half toe coun- tries supporting amateur com- petition and the other half want- ing open play." Ccnada's bid for the 1978 Olm- pks at Garibaldi, 60 miles north of here, will go before the International Olympic Com- mitoe in Amsterdam May 12. Other bids are from Denver, Colo.; Osfersund, Sweden, and Switzerland. Canada's after lues goaiM Jacques ach of the first sod daring the second he series Tuesday St Louis took Us xy with a 4-1 score, had M shots, on jgh the whole game lues fired 36 at Les got to, hinre- great to win with, lor. five quarter-final and semi-final pUyoif games this season. the Civic Arena hu a seating capacity of only But the Bhies know the Penguins win hcve the advantage here and they recognise the determination of the Pittsburgh club. v. "Thii series h not over, a goa ap said Glenn HalL Trt- JoiBgooB eran Blues goabe tteteamtoaUwmmtte first Bocks Jumped to a 1-0 lead game .Sunday. {hTHrst period when ___._ the first period when Johnson took a Mel Pearson hockey pull-o u I the IIHF refused Bowling Scores {WVTOT BW DB the mettles. Smith stayed home when the team went to St Louis but Mike Corrigan's goal at of the third period gare the vic- tory to the Kinp, who also got singles from Doug SteKon and JimSUnfield. Montreal's scorers were Re- lean Houk and Guy Charron. Montreal, Skvipgfiekl and Buf (sfc Bisons qualified for the Cat der Cup round-robin sexoi-final playoff, which win conclude when one team is mrtbemati- caliy. elinriNted, leaving the oUier two to compete in a.best- 'af-seven final series. Sbelton scored- the of three power-play goals in the first period when he took a pass from Nod Price at the Montreal bhxline and fired a ISfeot wrist shot past goalteoder Jack -Mor- CAPRI IOWL tmziNS Emll CoWn H2 (Bill ierrilxrt welltr !U; C. Wyk JMi Bert MUdlll Scotty Mulr 337; Ben Even- ion 10i Bill 225; Spot Miller JM; toCmn mi Lynn Wlsglll Event Opens At YMCA Lethbridge wiU be the hosl today, Friday Saturday of the Alberta open'raquetball n, Voube Fulton 14. conciii Mem Rot Thomson uty nay, am m Bob Omalanl 310, Abe Ennt JU.Iglii Don -m, Lwn Nowk W Vmdwtiulst m Ron Vt, John Rttnptl in. ST. M1CHAIL-S ris. Jim SianfieW gave Srmgfidd t 2-0 lead on a si the btaenbe in play. slap sh another shot from power- The dainiiniiships. whieb win be beU at the YN5CA, wil conclude Saturday morning with the finals in both the doubles and singles competition run ofl A total of players -have entered tbe competition, with It competing from Letbbridge. JUHIORI JMD PBSSCY 31 3 (7W) Joan BllWfl Ml kd JiO Coral.Mt tt Plomp Liycadt a screen shot to the tap left band corner which evaded Port- mi neiminder Jim McLeod. FoDowing scoreless second back up Binkley in the first two games. wta return to action is vet-1 corner. to permit the------------------ use of cine professionals in this year's world tourney. As a re; suit, the tournament was shift- ed from Winnipeg and Montreal to Stockholm. Alieame said the withdrawal may not ultimately .affect Can- ada but he was strongly criti- cal of "the actions of Hockey Canada and a man called Daw son." The reference was to Earl Dawson, president of the Can- adian Amateur Hockey Associa- tion, and the main spokesman for Hockey Canada. He said Dawson "might have waited until after the 12th of May before shooting ha mouth off." Bombers Advance FLK FLON, The Flin Flon Bombers rolled into the Western'Canada Hock- key League finals with a hard- earned victory over Winni- peg Jets here Wednesday. It was (be deciding contest hi a series in which home ice was .the dominating factor. Neither of the Eastern Div- ision finalists won a game on the other team's.ice in the ser- ies. Six players shared Flin Flon scoring, John Stewart, John Horrieon, Ken Baird with the winner, Wayne Hawrysh, Reg Leach and Roger Crone. Winnipeg's goals, both ta the first period which ended 2-2, went to Ross Butler and Mitt Black. KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. APPOINTMENT prtlldenl. of nark when bis wrist shot from .Aheame was in Vancouver to tour the proposed Olympic site which was described aa "fan- tastic. just out of thta world." He abo. attended a Western mr. Dill MrR, prriiutiii wi Bombers got the only of Tiri solw Ihf. ii the second period and piled op to that Mr. Kor- three unanswered goals in'the howr their final period. Around wildly-cheering fans, biggest crowd oi the sea- pi.hrfain.li a WJjuuuuuua A Ot >UppOI> for die oUvisJoo-champion Bomb- rs. Ray Martynuik was a stand- out in the Flin Flon net, clear- ing 49 out of the n shots sent his way. Hike Schneider of the Jets booted out 46 of 52 shots in another excellent display of net- minding. The Bombers meet the win- ner of the Calgary-Edmonton series next in the WCHL final a well known in Southern Alberta South to Hern B.C. having- ovtr JO in tire industry ond to relidentt of thii oreo. forward to b day ia St Loufa; Hockey Dfanner At Bellevue BELLEWE (CNP It wffl be minor hockey night in BeOevne Friday. The Bellevue Minor Hockey Association will stage Hs annual dinner in honor of some 100 boys who took part in the activities of the association this past season. Awards, presentations of tro- phies and guests speakers will highlight the evening's eater- Anyone wishing Information or tickets for the dinner are asked to contact -BUI Our or Marge Houda. The banquet, set for the M. D. McEtcbem School, wUI frt wiy BREWS3 IN ALBERT A. BOHEMIAN MAID BREWING COMPANY ;