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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHUIDGE KEKAIB SaWoy, Apdl II, ANDY CAPP Beginning To Take An Interest In Penguins They Just Love Binkley In Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (CP) -A ban-1 ner posted high in the stands'at' Civic Arena declared: "Only the Lord saves more than Binkley." But the banner, and dozens more like it around the arena, indicated more Han a belief in Les Biniley's as Pittsburgh Penguins' goal- lender. The banners, signs and pos- ters showed that lacs here are beginning to take a keen inter- est in their National Hockey League club, especially now thai the Penguins are in the Stanley Cup semi-final playoffs against St. Louis Blues. A record crowd of fans timed out Thursday night to cheer, clap, slomp and wave their banners as the Penguins Louis 3-2 to cut the ues1 lead in the best-of-seven to 2-1- The crowd was small corn- red with attendance 'at most fr league cities, but it was a 11-out here where the local lena has a listed seating ca- pacity o( The crowd was even more re- arkable in view ol the fad the ittsburgh Pirates had t Na- oral League baseball game iiere the same night. For two games here in the uarter-fina) series with Oat Bruin Supporters Dislike Winger Gerry Finder Not A Favorite BOSTON' (CP) Who's the most despised of the Chicago Black Hawks in Boston? Bobby Hull? Tony Esposito? Stan Mildta? rookie Gerry Finder. The Boston fans still respect the booming shot of Bobby Hull. They feel a liltle coirpassion for Tony Esposito, whose brother Phil is having a much better Stanley Cup playoli for Ihe Bruins than Tony is in goal for Chicago. Stan Jlikila puzzles hasn't broSen out with the pro- duction of which they know he is capable. Bui why hate Gerry Finder? Well, it was Finder who shot the puck on a disputed goal which cost the Bruins their only home loss to Ihe Hawks this season. The 1-C victory last Jan. 17, is the only victory Chicago has won here since 1967- Pinder's shot bounced along the goal-line and out again. The goal judge didn't flash the light the referee skated over and said il was a goal. From thru on, the kid from Saskstcon didn't have a prayer of winning a citizen-ot-the-year award in Boston. Gerry is one of the youngsters picked up by Chicago in Hie re- building 'job which look the club from last lo first in the Ivaliooal Hockey League in one year. Two Sholiuakers Sharing TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Tour newcomer Bobby. Green- wood shot a 68 Friday to jump into a tie with petcran Jack McGowan alter the second round oi the Tallahassee open golf tournament. Greenwood and JIcGowan fin- ished the first 38 holes with five-urder good for a one- stroke lead over five pUyers burched al 139. McGowan, who also shared me lead after Ihe first day, shot a 71 Friday as ha kept up his quest for the first prize. NORTH LETHBRIDGE MO-TIRES Are Pleased To Announce That They Hove Been Appointed RETAIL AND WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTORS IN WESTERN CANADA ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES for Takes you everywhere everytime ON WATER ON LAND Ovir roygh otforwiM terrain, climbi hillt, hltn rocki In iti itridt. nd IN WINTER Tain you lo Inoccmlblo country for ifeighlng or for ici fithinj. FOR THE HUNTER Tokti yov troniporrt your quarry botk. Fonli Hmrm and iwampi and with addition of ewtbocrd mttor. W.ol ttt Irollinn. IN SUMMER Carriei your family and to camp and picnic titii, tranquil lake> ond land dunet. -CarrlM up fo 7 -26 ti.p, olr coolej SEE IHE ARGO ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE ON DISMAY AT THt COUEOE MALI All NRT WEIK DEALER INQUIRES INVITED He joined Ihe Hanks after difference of opinion" with Ihe management of Canada's na tionat team. And he admits it's a long way from the Isesladion in Stock- holm to Boston Garden. "But I'm glad I made the he says. "Tlierc are basic difference: between international hockey and the game as iL's played ir the NHL. "There are only two.or three really good shooters among the European teams. Up here, thsr arc several on each club. "There is a big difference its th biggest dilference. They skat well in Europe and they ca handle the puck, Lmt their goal tending is well below that ot th NHL." Gerry hasn't been getting th solid "stream o[ penalties whic marked his career in the inter national garr.es. "I'm not playing as chippy i I was. For one thing, you'i playing for a lot of somebod else's money.' Also, you'r cooler. You don't go on IJie ice knowing you're going (o get one or two Diisdeserved penalties. ''For that reason cause the officiating is so muc aren't so frustrate; up here." The season will be over for Finder and his mates, however unites they can come back I win Sunday afternoon's game Ttiey are down 3 0 in the bes of-seven tilt with Boston for th eastern division Stanley Cup title. If they pull it out at 11 a.m MST on Sunday, the next gam will be back in Chicago on Tues- day. Tickets Indicate Sellout land Seals, the Penguins drew crowds of and "We've had good fans, but we haven't bad them h vast quant- said Penguins' coach Red Kelly. "And, boy, thai has to help. It pkks you up. "It makes your hair stand on said the half-bald coach. Kelly said he believes this could be a great hockey town. "1 haven't been at all dis- turbed about the crowds this season. If people just see three games in a row when the team a putting out they'll become fans." The Thursday night crowd couM be the turning point, be said. "If we keep going now, this could make it. "Season tickets make any sport. K have season tick- ets they'll come in the snow and rain. This is what will happen here if they sell a few more sea- son And despite the Penguins' colorless defensive style of hockey, which limited the Blues Game Sunday Weyburn Ties Series just 16 shots at Bkkfcy Thursday night, the fans havcheduled for SI. Louis Kit luesday. The original playoff schedule calkd for a game tonight but the arena here already had two musical shows booked for Friday and today. This meant the playoff had to be pushed back and the Blues had to go back xme to find practice ice. But Kelly was happy with the longer1 layoff between games because it gave his team time to rest and heal bum pi and bruises. McLeod I in day Coach At Coast ct 3 VICTORIA (CP) Victoria will know by May 15 hether Jack sill lake ver as manager and coach for next B.C. Junior Hockey League season. McLeod, coach of the Canadian national team vrtcrvitdis-landed, met "Thursday mth ictoria president Bill Fergu on and managing-director Bob Hied. Reid announced after' the meeting that a tentative agreement had been made on terms rJ a contract but that McLeod iad requested he be givea un-11 May 15 lo make, a decision. McLeod, married with two will return to his lome in Swift Current, EasV. "Making a move is a big de-ision and we have to think bout he said alter the meeting: He also indicated that much depends on disposing of interests .in Swift Current. "We were very pleased with our discussions wiUi said te Victoria managing-director. "It is now up to ELRICH TIRE LTD. SPORT LEAGUE EAST W L Pet CBL irolt 10 3 .76? 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