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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 1HL UrHBRIDGF, HERAIU Thursday, December 2, STOPPING A RANGER Buffalo Sabres' Mike Robiraille (3) hems New York Ronqers' ricfiviceman Brad Park 13! against the net as Buffalo Roger Crazier f.nvnrv goal mouth. Rnnrisrs were a doorstep all -J- I hey thump. H in Nntinnnl Hotkey orlion- CALGAflY 'Ct'.i Rookie John Davidson of Calgary Cen- tennials holds a comfortable margin ill Hie "Western Canada Hockev goaltcnding race, it '.VHS announced Wednes- day ni.elif. The Ouauvi native has a 2.29 goals-.igainst .iverage after gainer, allnv.-inr; '3 goals for the H-ester" division flub. in last Sunday's games show Bcrnie Germainc of Regina in second place in the goaltcnding department with a :.ro average after 21 games. Davidson. 10. rookie-of-tne- year with Ifithbridge Sugar Kinss in the Alberta Junior Hockey League last year, leads Ihc league in shutouts with three. Rookie DOUR Soetaert of Edmonton Oil Kings has two. In the scorJny race, centre Stan V.'cir of Mfyljripp Tigers hold-: a fmir lead over Dennis Sobclnik of Begina Pats. Weir has 25 goals best in the circuit and 24 assists for 49 points. Sobchuk's total of 45 points includes 23 assists. Blame Stoughton of FHn Flon Bombers is third with 44 points, two more than Dnn of Ed- monton. Tom Lysiak of Medicine Hat. lied for fifth place with team- mate, Jeff Ablett, is the assist leader with "2. Both Lysiai and Ablett have 41 paint.-., Warriors trim For CHRISTMAS f hold your hrko umi 1 f, C.C.M. SWINGER U-lhbridsc Warriors built up a 4-1 lead after two periods Wednesday evening and then matched the Lethbridge Midget Elks goal-for-goal to register an R-ri win in .Southern Aiberta Juvenile League action. Warriors outscored the Elks 2-1 in the first period and notched two unanswered goals i in Ihc second. .Jim Boyle paced l.nc War. riors with a pair of markers. Singletons came off the sticks of lioss Allsop, Terry Pocza, Doug Finncy, Greg Hamilton, Roy" V.'iykm-ich and Gary I Craik. Five players. Brad Cox, Heg Osmond, ferry Hotels, Piero Lnvarotto and Joe Meli, shared in the scoring for the Elks. JOINS BENT'S SALES STAFF BICYCLES STING-RAY ROYAt SPORT MUSTANG EUMINATOS and UP ADULT BICYCLES 3, 5 and 10 SPEEDS AS LOW AS 1.95 BIKE EXERCISER ASIOWAS 54.95 !RT and MAC'S A CYCIE ITD. 3rd Avr. S. Phone 327-3221 OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Tilt 9 P.M. f'Srrving Southern Albcrln for 35 Years" STAN ROBERTS H I i loqoi r n ro Mnnaqnr Pony Chevrolet Olds- ir.obile ii plonscd to announce thai Start Roberts has joined their sales staff. Stan was horn and raised Hanno, Alberta. Ho 5 pent 12 and o ho If years in Ihe honking 'iHtJ. He has bocn in Iflhhi irlnc for four years ond if. wrll known to many. He wel- comes to hir, many friends and to st'O him at Btny's for thrir overy motoring nrrd. Hf hr. plcosod lo srrvo thc'ii, success a 5-3 win over Los Angeles Pittsburgh Penguins used Bob three goals to subdue Detroit Heel Wings '1-2 and a three-goal night by Bill (Ioldsworthy helped Minnesota North Stars pad their lead in the West Division with a 4-1 A WHA wi says Moi V TORONTO (CP) Ian (Scottv) Morrison, of Toronto, the National Hockey League's refcrec-in-chicf, said in an Wednesday he had "no doubt" the World Ilock'y Association would conduct a raiding war on his officials in the future. I here have been rumors that some of the referees and linesmen have been approached in general terms." lie said, "but I haven't heard of any formal approach to our organization." "If and when the WHA gets off Ihe ground, I have no doubt offers will be made to some of oui men. Summaries PITTSBURGH 4 DETROIT 2 First Period 1. Detroit, Berenscn 7 (Stackhouse, Eccle.ilnnp) 2. Pittsburgh, Schock Me-Creary) Penalties Moris 3.55, Bergman Dctvecchio Second Period 3. Pittsburcih, Le -ter 5 [Polls, Pronovnst) 4 Pittsburgh, Leiter 6 (Stewarn s. Detroit, Dionns (Collins) Penalty Third Period 6. Plftsburqh, Lei--r 7 {Moris, Potis) Penalties-Shock Johnston Brown Shots on goal by Dclroit 5 10 Pittsburgh V 10 NEW YORK 7 BUFFALO First Period 1. NRW York, Tkar-7jk 5. 1. New York, Carr 4 (Tkaczuk. t-eirb-jirn) Penalties Second Perird 3. Hew York. Gi -berf M (Rafel'e) o 'v over California Golden Sciils. Tonight, Deli-oil, moves in o 'hilndclpliia against the Flyers ml Buffalo ontcrtnins Los An-gc cs. Trollier, only two goals o liis credit this season after 11 raid But like NHL president Clarence Campbell, Morrison says e.'s "nol worried." "Tim MIL Referees' Assncia-tor is fully recognized by Ihc eague, the salaries are good anc the officials have a pension pla i comparable to the players." Although the referees anc inc.smen arc signed to contracts, none of them arc nuilti-vcar as is Ihe case with several MIL players. Morrison said, however, that the contracts contained an op-ion-rcnewable clause, similar to the MIL'S reserve clause. SEVERAL TRAINEES Morrison presides over a group of 37 officials, 19 of whom re linesmen referee trainees. Most of the referees officiate exclusively in the NHL, but some function in the American, Western and Central leagues which are under his jurisdiction. The referce-in-crrief said he expected that the minor pro cagucs and amateur hockey wo ild suffer most from loss of officials to the newly-organized WHA. Morrison said he had not held meetings with the Referees' As-podation to discuss possibility o raids by the WHA. "1 do not. feel it is necessary at this time." While most of the speculation regarding the WHA has centred around possible player moves Morrison emphasized that re-eruiling of game to say nothing of scorers, goal-judges penalty-i nckccpers and could present a serious obstacle o WHA president Gary Davidson and co-founder Dennis Murphy of California, who have been singularly quiet on tbc subject. ''Operation of the referee-'m-chief's office, officials' salaries, travelling and accommodation expenses, constitutes the second-highest financial outlay in Ihe Morrison revealed, ".lust as a tiny example, we ran a two-day instructional c inic for about 35 officials at Lamhlon last, fall. The hill for wo-day period wgs potting a year ago, was as mich surprised at the ease with w lich he was able to get through the St. Louis learn as anybody. I'he S-foot-ll 165-pounder from Hull, who makes Us offseason home in Dayton, Ohio, swept behind his own net and up his off-wing, shaking off the futile efforts of Blues' tlefence-man Jim Roberts before rifling a EHooler past goaltender Crnic Wakely. "1 had the puck and Darryl i, Sittler i and Jim (Harrison were covered, so 1 fecpt recalled Trottier later in the dressing room. "I went over the bluelinc expecting Darryl to >ust in, bill he was still covered. "Cripes, when 1 saw I hac room between Uie dcfcnceman and the goalie, I said There were some late-game leroics bv goaltender Bcmie Parent, who replaced starter Jacques Planlc in the third pe-rod after Ihe veteran goa ie suffered a knee injury. Centre Norm Ullman potted the clincher in an empty net with 19 seconds left in the game, hut only after the Blues had pulled Wakcly and sent out six attackers lo seek Uie equalizer. GILBERT SCORES At New York, where the Rangers extended their home-ice win streak to five games and unbeaten mark to 11. Gilbert notched two goals and two assists, giving him 38 points for Uie season and 532 career points in Ranger production to Andy Bathgate's 729. Ratcllc, with a goal and two assists, became the third all-time Ranger scorer with 479 points, passing Camille Henry's totals. The third member of the Hot Line, Vic Hadfield, contributed a goal slid two assists. The line now has picked up 113 scoring points and Uie Rangers, while scoring seven or more goals for the eighth time this season, have 110 goals, far ahead of the pace set by Boston Jruins a year ago when they Fhol a record :OT The Canadicns needed four unanswered goals in the last period to turn back the Kings and goaltender Rogation Vachone, a former team-mate who arrived n town a day ahead of the Kings to get married. Vachon, who faced 50 shots from his former team-mates, kept the Kings in the game until Lemairc's first goal at. the mark of Ihe Hiird period that broke a 2-2 deadlock. HABS HIT FAST Within K minutes, the Cana-diens put it out of reach on goals by rookie Guy Lafleur and Claire's second. The Penguins were going nowhere, bogged with injuries at kev positions, until coach Rer Kelly installed Leilcr at cen re between Greg Polis and Jean Pronovost, replacing injured Syl Apps. Leiter, a minor-league veteran, responded with his first three-goal game in the big leagues and ended the Penguins' losing string at six games. The win moved Pittsburgh nto third place in the West with 20 points, 17 behind Hie highflying Minnesotans who stretched their lead over Chicago Black Hawks, idle Wednesday night, to three wants in PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) -Shocked when Washington Senators skipped town, law makers in the United Slates capital lave begun to pitch for a new major league anchise Thev made Ihcir first big de-ivery Wednesday at the winter baseball and threw A curve in Ihc process. A delegation of congressmen and community leaders from Washington expressed their strong desire lor a team while baseball officials listened patiently for hours. After the meeting, there was a hint of pressure from Washington if baseball doesn't coma Ihrough by 1073. "We must have a learn In Washington by Joseph Dansansky, president of the city's board of trade, told a news conference. WHAT IF THERE ISN'T? What, if baseball doesn't satisfy Ihe demand? "We'll run over that bridge when we come to Eep. B. F. Sisk (R-Cal.) said in a curt tone. Sisk went on, softening his platform: "We are here on the request of the leadership of Congress. Vrc arc reasonable men working for the good of baseball. We don't want to hurt baseball." Washington was caught short when the Senators moved to Dallas-Fort Worth last September. Owner Bob Short blamed financial difficulties. "We've gone through a shock and sometimes a shock nwalrena vou said Sisk. KU1IN PROMISES STUDY Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn said of Uie meeting: "We had a very satisfying meeting. Baseball is flattered to have Ihis delegation here. We will study the problem and see if a solution can be found." Tiie delegation presented s petition signed by 238 members of Congress supporting the return of baseball to Washington. Kuhn said the Washington group had described in detail "the strong feeling for baseball in Washington." "They did not ask for decision at. this time but asked for a committee of baseball people to work with them." Tne commissioner said he would name a panel to work with the Washington group. The major leagues shifted the winter meeting site Wednesday to Phoenix after the minors closed up shop in the morning at nearby ScottsdaJe. ousts Baldwin EDMONTON (CP) Unheralded Roy Talbot of Red Deer knocked off a former Canadian champion and joined a former world champion, Ron Northcott of Calgary, among Uie first four qualifiers for the Canadian Open car bonspiel Wednesday. Talbot executed a perfect takeout in the last end to edge Matt Baldwin of a three time Canadian champion 7-fi. The win was the second of the day for Talbot's cren which earlier defeated BiD McCallum of Edmonton 7-3. Northcott stole three on the fourth end and went on to beat Bob Pickering of Milestone, Sask., 9-5 after earlier scoring a last rock 6-5 win over Gil Myler of Edmonton. Doug Wanke of Elbow, Sask., edged Bob Hawkins of Edmonton 10-7 and whipped the Dudar twins of Winnipeg 9-2. The Dudars beat defending c lampion Hec Gervais of St. Albert, Alia., on the opening dav of the week long event. The fourth qualifier was former champion Vic Win-tffniak of Edmonton who needed an extra end to beat Herbie Olson of Edmonton 8-7. Win-toniak also disposed of Harry W'.ite of Fort Saskatchewan, 8-5. Wednesday's losers dropped into two other qualifying events ant. joined such notables as Gervais and Harold Worth of Deslisle. Sask., who has Men' Mann of Saskatoon throwing third rocks. Pickering advanced to play Northcutt by nipping Ken Ursu-liak of Edmonton 9-8 by taking two on the last 5. New York, Gilbert 15 (Hadfield, Doak) 6. New York. Irvine 5 Park, Penalties Fvrins Doak Third Period 7. Buffalo, Martin 18 IPerreault, Goyette) fl. New York, Rafelle 15 Gilbert) York, Hadfiflrl IS M-.M. Dosk i 35, Luce AtklPSO" Shots on by Buffalo .7 6 H New York 11 Attendance-- MONTREAL 5 LOS ANGELES I First Period 5 Montreal, Larose (Roberto) Penalties Berry Harper Second Period 3. Lro Angela, Lonsberry 6 (Dyers) 3. Los Angeles, Widing 7, Penalties Grenler Third Period 4. Los Angeles, By-ers 3 (Berry) 5. Montreal, Ro-bnrto 3 (Laperriere, Houle) 2: 46; Montreal, La ma ire 5 (F. Ms'nov-lich, Lafleur) 7. Montreal. La-fleur 5 (Trcrr.blay) 8- Montreal, Lemairtr f, (Boucherd, Lafleur) Shols on goal by Lcs Anqeles Montreal _ 12 H 22-50 Attends 15.953. TORONTO 4 ST. LOUIS I First Period 1. St. Louis, Pnrrfe-r-gu 6 'Bennett) J 1. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES 12 (Roberts) -1 oronto, Dupoi" 3 (Harrison, Dorey) 17: 41. Penalties Plaaer Henderson Second Period 5. Toronto, Harrison 6 (Sittler, Trottier) 09. Penalty -Selwood jury could finisli Whipper TOHONTO (CPi-Thr career of Whipper Billy Watson is in jeopardy following a operation Tuesday night to repair injuries to his left leg. Watson, 55, suffered lorn knee cartilages and severe cuts when a skidding automobile knocked lim to the sidewalk. The wrestler's son John said after the operation doctors found no broken Iwncs and reported he was in satisfactory condition, but told the family there would be a lengthy convalescent 7 19: il. ilrisn on goal by si. Louis 'i Toronto H MINNESOTA A CALIFORNIA 1 First Period 1- Minnesota, Golds-worthv 10 IParise, Drouin) 2. Minnesota, Nannf 7 (Reid, Mo h n s) 5-37; 3. Minnesota, Golttsworthy 11 (Drouin, Parise) Penalties Roid Boldlrev Schmyr 17-14, Goldsworthv Carle t o n Second Period 4. California, Jar-reft 2 (Ferauson) Penalties Johnston. O'Brien Patrick Third Period 5. Minnesota, 12 (Parise, Drouin) Pnn-allies Redmond G-ibbs Min bench served by Parise Shots on goal by California is Minnesota 11 10 23 LEAGUE East Division W L T F A Pts Mew York 16 3 4 HO 53 36 Montreal Irf 3 6 6B 5? 3-1 Boston 15 5 B7 -19 32 Toronto 9 1 S (A 69 56 Otroit 7 '3 62 85 18 Vancouver 7 U i 60 80 fl Bu ffllo J 15 5 67 9? 3 West Division M nnesota .17 4 3 72 38 37 Chicago 16 t, 2 7fi 4d 34 Pittsburgh 9 14 2 65 73 20 Ca ilornia fl 15 3 82 113 19 Philadelphia 7 11 4 19 6fl 13 3 Louis 7HS 68 E? Ifl Los Angeles 5 lit 1 57 59 11 LEADERS 0 A Pts Esposito, B IB 11 40 Orr, B 11 28 39 Hadlield, NY 18 21 39 Rate le, NY 15 3 SCORES Matronal Now York 7 Bulfalo 2 PillLburgh 4 Delroit 2 Toronto 4 St. Louis 2 Montreal 5 Los Angeles 3 Minnesota t California 1 American Nova Seolla S Provident! S Western Phoenix 6 Denver 3 San Diego 4 Portland 3 International Fort Wayne 5 Port Huron 1 Flint 3 Columbus 3 DCS Moines 6 Dayton 3 Saskatchewan Junior Albert SaskMoon BROOMBALL LEAGUE STANDINGS W L T F A Pt> Cdn Packers 5 0 0 27 2 15 Welterlich 1 1 25 3 Coaldale 4 1 0 26 5 8 Knight Club. 4 2 0 9 10 S K. Masonry 3 .1 0 10 In ft Honda 1 3 2 12 7 1 Kol.li. Itfivc hnlging "If I can do it within my schedule, Uiat's fine. And right now 1 seem to be playing pretty well, f'm driving well, my irons are reasonably good and I'm putting pretty well." Will he play next week in the Bahama Islands Open, the las event on the schedule? "Well, let's put it. this way: I'd rather not. But if I'm in a position to win it, well, one more tournament would still put me within my 25 or 2d n, Buf Ifl 1 C 1! 1 Gaol 2 4 0 8 35 A Nicklai LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Jack Nicklaus, his fearsome game in gear, has set dead aim on Lee Trevino and the leading-money winning spot going into the last, two weeks of the pro golf tour. The Golden Boar, winner of the PGA championship earlier this year, .server! not.icc Wednesday he's the l.o heal, in to-rm s start or t.hr Walt Disney World Open Golf Tournament when he cruised around the par-72 Magnolia course with a (Jo, Tli.nl; pave him ;i share first place in Ilin pro-am with Bert Yanccy in the individual scoring, hut his team score of 58 wasn't good enough to beat Pete Brown at 57. In 10 yams mi I .ho pro tour. I'VT never won a Iran: after 1 no, who leaped into (lie front rank of the game's groat stars with his lightning sweep of the American, British and Canadian opens, already has n record of But Nicklaus is within striking distance at and may make a hid for the tillc. "Sure UJG money winning fitln LS said Nlcklaus, a three-lime winner of the crown. "But I don't think it's as impor-ant as winning one of the big four tournaments. CTIIftllEft CJjrj STUDDED SNOW CLEAT TRACTION TfRES F7S-14 Studded White G78-14 Studded White F78-15 Studded White G78-15 Studded 9A-95 7 Ways FROM Prebco Recreation t Nicklaus said. Nicklaus, his position as the game's premier player threatened by Trcvino's mid-summer surge, won tln-ce of his last four star Is and finished Uiinl la.sl work. CLOSING IN Now he's closing in on Trov-ino for the (op 4lh Ave- LETHBRIDGE TIRE LTD. 1 1ETE TIRE SALES 4 SERVICE I Ave. South 337.4S86 or 337.4445 round m new1 cnt. ;