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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, April 27, THI LtTHBRIDGI KfKAlD J5 Braves draft Phil BUFFALO (Special) Phi! Tollestrup, a 22-year old na- tive of Raymond, was one of two Canadian basketball players selected by Buffalo Braves cf the National Bas- ketball Association's ment draft Thrr-sday. Joining Tollestrup on the Braves' list was Ron Thorsen. Tollestrup played four years with Brigham Young University in Salt Lake City. Utah, before Joining the Uni- versity of Letbbridge Prong- liorns for the 1972-73 Canada West University Athletic As- sociation. In the Canada West Confer- ence Toltestrup scored 229 field goals. His brother Wal- lace was second in the scor- ing race with 113 field goals, less than half. Phil also hit in 71 free throw chances, 10 better than Mike Frisby of the University of Alberta Golden Bears, the team Wal- lace played with. Tolleslrup averaged1 26-5 points to cap a season of three offensive records. Phil also established a rebound mark as he hauled In 233, of 175 were defensive re- bounds indicating his two-way strength. Tollestrup. at was named to the all-Canada Uni- versity all-star team. Thorsen pja3-ed five years for the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds and averaged more than 20 points a while setting a ca- reer scoring record for the nniversity. He played high school basketball at Prince George, B.C. Buffalo's first pick w a Mike Lfee, a 6'3" guard from Syracuse. The supplemental draft is for teams who want to choose extra players fol- lowing the anmial ID-round selection of college players held Tuesday. Haivks have never beaten Habs in a final series Canadiens have definite edge Cups, popped referee Dalt Mac- Arthur with a punch after the late Murray Balfour had scored a goal after of overtime play in the third game of the series. Chicago won the Stanley MONTREAL (CP) For the 16th time in a 43-year period, Montreal Canadiens will be fac- ing Chicago Black Hawks in a Stanley Cup playoff series. And the Canadiens, who are seeking their 16th championship since 1927, have had a decided edge over Chicago in their play- off meetings. The two clubs open their best- of-seven- final Sunday afternoon at the Forum with game two here Tuesday before the series shifts to Chicago for games next Thursday and Sunday. Going into this final, Montreal has won 10 series from the Hawks and have won 42 and lost 27 of the 71 games played between the two squads. The other two games ended in ties. More remarkable is the fact that the Canadiens have never yet tasted defeat in four Stanley Cup finals against Chicago. Montreal won the first-ever playoff meeting between the two in 1930 when they outscored the "Hawks 3-2 in a two-game. total-goal quarter-final en route ard Joe Daley. knocking off Montreal in six games. The two clubs met again in 1965 in tiie final and the series went the full seven games. The finale was in Montreal and 14 Cup that year beating Detroit seconds after the opening but lost the following year after I iaceoif team captain Jean Be- liveau scored against Hawks' netminder Glenn Hall and Ca- adiens went on to win 4-0. Be- liveau's goal was the earliest scored in a Stanley Cup decid- j ing game. The 1905 series set a record for the most penalties by both I Aeros blanked again, Jets to meet Whalers By THE CANADIAN PRESS points on nine goals and 11 as- sists while Hull is third with Jack Kelley plans to spend five goals seme time between now and Sunday figuring put how to stop Winnipeg Jets' big line of Norm Beaudin, Bobby Hull and Chris Bordeleau. The New England Whalers coach might also consider how But Kelley and his Whalers can't afford to overlook the work of Wakely and Daley, who combined to allow Houston only three goals in the four games while the Jets scored 14. his club can put some goals be- j tie and proved to be the winner. The Whalers had spotted Cleveland the first goal by Rich Pumple midway in the first p> riod but Tim Sheehy tied it in the last minute of the opening period and Brad Selwood added an insurance goal midway in the third period. A crowd of 7.689 saw the hind Jets' goalies Ernie Wakely Hull, the Jets player-coach. 1 Whalers outshoot the Crusaders _ T__ I nfl ,..14-1, Al wn.nl The Whalers advanced to the to a win in the finals. WON AGAIN Hockey Association final The next year, thev met the playoff with a 3-1 victory Thurs- ap1 so was defence and the forwards. called the four-game sweep "a total team effort. ''The goaltending was ex- Hawks for the first time in a final and Montreal won the day over Cleveland Crusa- ders while the Jets advanced by hest-of-five set, three games to j eliminating Houston Aeros with two. Chicago went on to win quar- ter-final series in 1934, 1938 and 1941 but ia 1944, their second confrontation with Montreal in the finals, Canadiens won in four straight games in their 1 best-of-seven set. "The defence played the best they have ever played in their Tennis pro? looking very little like a tennis instructor Wayne Bowes takes time from preparing the Civic Centre courts for a season of tennis. The Lethbridge YMCA has taken over the courts and Bowes will be the instructor. That's quite a rocket Bowes is leaning on. If must be for those hard to reach baseline shots. j Blake scored the Cup-winning I goal at of the first over- I time period, capping a brilliant I comeback by the Habs. spear- headed by Blake and his two Punch line mates, Maurice Rjchard ajid centre Elmer Lach. Montreal won four more semi-final series against Chi- cago before fee Hawks finally took semi-final wins in 1961 and 1962. Tie 1961 series featured an incident in which Blake, who had just finished coaching Mon- treal to five consecutive Stanley 4. AW LUJW.11 TTlkll a 3-1 score, backed by Wake- The fonvards did every- thing they had to do. And what can I say about the goaltend- was just great." Playing at Houston before a crowd of the Jets outshot the Aeros 32-25 with Beaudin scoring once in the first period and again in the third while Larry Hornung got the other Jets' goal early in the third pe- riod. At Boston, centre Tom Earl's 32-31 with Al Smith in goal against Gerry Cleveland. Cheevers for teams on one series 136 and Canadiens set the record for most penalties in a Montreal also set a mark for the most power play goals by a team in a playoff series, netting in their six-game semi- final against the Leafs and 10 against Chicago. Theie were no records eet when the two teams met in a semi-final series in 1968, which Montreal won in five games en route to their first of two straight final series wins against St. Louis Blues, winners of expansion's West Division. In 1971, Montreal won the Cup in a seven-game set with the Hawks. Beliveau and Henri Richard became the only play- ers to play on 10 Stanley Cup- winning teams. Beliveau retired shortly after and, now, Richard has a chance to be the unique holder of the record. There have been reports that Richard will leave after this playoff season and no doubt, the 37-year-old, veteran of 18 Na- tional Hockey League seasons would like to go out a -winner. Judging by the Canadiens' past record against Chicago, he may have a pretty good chance. ley's second shutout of the play- offs. The first game of the best-of- seven final series will be in Boston Sunday, BEAUDIN ADDS TWO "Now we will have to think That was the year that Toe j about said Kelley after his Whalers wound up their series with four wins and one loss against the Crusaders. Table tennis event on May 6 A southern Alberta table ten- nis tournament will be staged at E. T. Wood High School in Cardston Saturday, May 6. Not this coming Saturday as earlier reported. Entry forms will be limited to players only in the area forming the 1973 Southern Al- berta Summer Games. contain their big line of Bobby Hull. Chris Bordeleau and Norm Beaudin." Beaudin scored twice as the Jets swept their best-of-seven series with Houston in four straight games and Hull bad an assist. Beaudin leads the WHA playoff scoring race v.ith 20 Race results CALGARY (CP) Race Thursday at Victoria Park. results Champagne Butch, Cyternity, Bar- nacle Bay, Salt Banker also ran, FIRST i Claiming, 3 year olds, fur- I loncs. I Tara Dov.ns (Kipling'' 3.30 2.60 2.50, i Beau Tango 'Jewell) 5.50 3.70, Paint- i ed Indian 'Combs) 3.60. Time: Cypress Pal, Spanish Treasure, j Chief Return, Monday's Promise, Sissy Rose also ran. SECOND claiming, 4 year olds and up, 5 furlongs. Precious Argent 'Kipling) 18.60 6.30 4.40, Multi Special (McCauley) 4.20 Miss Jcact fARnoId) 3.40. Time: 3-5. Pixie Belle, Wimole Street, JI m the Ice Arena at 7 p.m. both ln Rome' performances. The indoor profesional show Vulcaii rodeo goes tonight The town of Vulcan will be playing host tonight and Satur- day night to some of "the top rodeo cowboys from Canada and many parts of the United States, Action will get underway in Due to the tremendous success in selling our Rotary Engine Mazda we are overstocked with the following trades MAZDA TOYOTA will feature calf roping, steer wrestlicg, bull riding and bare- back and saddle bronc riding. The bucking stock is being sup- plied by rodeo contractor Harvey Northcott. The. Vulcan show is the first Canadian Rodeo Cowboys As- sociation sanctioned rodeo in Southern Alberta this season and is sponsored by the Vulcan Kinsmen Club. 1973 808 4-door sedan Demonstrator. Save Only miles, red 1972 808 Sedan Low mileage, like new 1971 1200 Sedan Low mileage, like new 1971 ton Truck Econoiry and lifetime Al condition 1970 Mazda 1000 Sedan low mileage, Al condition, radio, etc. 1972 ton Truck low mileage, excellent condition 1972 Corolla 1600 coupe Real nice and excellent DAILY DOUBLE: 134.90. THIRD SI, 400, claiming, 2 year olds, 3 fur- longs. Wandering Miss (Siadnyk) 4.20 3.20 2.50, Burning Memory 'Kipiing) 4.60 2.90, Wistic Shadow (Norris) 2.90. Time: 2-5. Pell Rebelle, Hail To Lightning, Car- FIFTH claiming, 4 year cfds and up, S furlonas. Green "Port (Kiplina) 11.80 3.40 2.90, Jake The Rake (Ray) 2.60 2.50, Wise Pride fNorris) 4.10. Time: 4-5. Reverse Current, Brae Oleary, Tal- lyho Joe, Priddis Dandy, Tropical Treasure also ran. EXACTOR: SIXTH Zareta Handicap, 3 year olds, 5 furlongs. Creme De Wine (Rasmussen) 3.90 2.80 2.10, Vickie's Champ (Jewell) 3.80 2.EO, Giffee's Finest (Hedge) 5.10. Time: 3-5. Vic's Tracy Jay, POD The Cork, Miss Easter Day also ran. SEVENTH claiming, 4 year otu., ona up, S furloncs. El Chfco Caoitan 'Hedge) 3.80 3.00 2.50, Theobold (Kipling) 4.90 2.50, Johnny N Joe (McCauley) 3.30. Time: 1-5. Kuckee Lad, Golden Comoass, Make pathian, Dream Day, Majestic Shadow ran. also ran. QUINELLA: It Magic, Rexequus, Mr. Wclfe also FOURTH allowance, 3 year olds, 5 fur- longs. Irish Knave (Hedge) 5.40 3.60 3.20, Monkey Pod (Sfadnyk) 9.20 4.60. Sher- zad (Jewell) Time: EIGHTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, 5 furlongs. Seeker (Sarrobyi 3.20 2.60 2.40, Haydn's Symphony (Inda) 4.do 3.50, Prince Of Northlands (Sfadnyk) 11.10. Time: 4-5. Roy Glas, Wineries, Tay's Talent, Proud Country, singing Sea zlso ran. QUINELLA: tt.50. lakes over Civic courts Bowes to direct tennis DATSUN VOLKSWAGEN 1971 ton Truck Low mileage, good shape 1971 Dotsun 1600 Sedan 510 Orange. Clean and good condition 1970 Dotsun 1200 Coupe Clean, good running 1969 Sedan 1600, green 1969 Sedan 1600, white 1969 Sedan 1600 Fastback 1968 Beetle 1500, Al MISCELLANEOUS 1971 Firenza 1970 Sunbeam Alpine 1969 Envoy Epic 1968 Vauxhall Viva If you were wondering what was to become of the tennis courts at the Civic Centre, you can stop. Commencing May 2. the Leth- bridge YMCA will begin ad- ministering the courts for the summer. j Wayne Bowes. Lethbridge's j top seeded racquet-ball play- l er. will he instructor. i Bowes, one of Canada's best racquetball players, is also a seasoned tennis player. i Bowes will commence in- 1 i-truction in fundamental tennis I May 2-14 followed by advance j classes May 17-2-3. city Tuursday comple'- cd Bowes and the YMC.V It shraM be out Uiat liic courts will be made 1 available to YMCA mem'bsrs as well WOT members. Any- one interested is encouraged to j make use of