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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Sabres help Crozier to his first shutout Pressure has been building for Meelian By IAN MacLAINE Canadian Press Staff Writer Assuming captaincy of a National Hocfeey League club can be a burden at any time. But when that club is floundering, the load is that much more dif-fiailt. Sid Smith discovered ft during the 1950s when Toronto Maple Leafs were permanent playoff outcasts. The pressures finally forced him into an early retire-ment Young Gerry Meehan is faced with the same pressures this year at Buffalo, where the Sabres are firmly entrenched in last place in the now expanded NHL's East Divdsiton. Meehan, named by coach Punch Imlach to replace veteran Floyd Smith earlier this season, responded to the early challenge but had been blanked for more than a month before his score Thursday night laimched Buffalo to a 2^ win over Los Angeles Kings, tailen-dere in the West. In the only other game, De- Davidson blanks Nats Lead changes hands By THE CANADIAN PRESS The lead in both divisions of tlie Western Canada Hockey League changed Thursday night as CaJgairy Centennials and Brandon Wheat Kings beat weak sisters. The Centennials playing before a hometown crowd of 2,734, shut out Vancouver Nats 6-0 to move one point ahead of Edmonton Oil Kings in the western division. In tiM only other schedided game, Braiadon beat Victoria Cougars 6-4 to move past Saskatoon Blades into first place in the east. Joihn Davidson registered his fourth shutout of the season as he faced craly 18 Vancouver shots in the Calgairy net. The first period was Vancouver's best as they ffared 10 shots at Davidson, but they ran out of steam and Minor hockey Tlie Jets scored two \man-Bwered goails in the second period of play and held on to edge the Canadians 3-2 in Bantam "A" action Tliursday night. World record falls Tliursday SYDNEY, Australia (Reuter) - Australian teen-ager Shane Gould swam the 800-metre freestyle event tonight in a world record time of eight minutes 58.1 seconds. She clipped 1.2 seconds off the time set by Anne Simmonds of the United States in Minsk, Russia, last September. This time has still to be ratified and the official world time is held by another Australian girl, Karen Moras, who clocked 9:02.4 at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland last year. Doug Stephens, Ross Didc-son and Colin Barnes tallied a goal each for the Jets while Doug KitagucM and Tom Block replied far the Canadians. In Bantam "B" play, the Hornets had their own way slashing the Mustan-^ 7-2 last night. Dale Pytcia notched two goals for the Hornets while Mike Rath, Peter Novak, Bark-lay Polls, Gary Mikula and Ed Parker added singles. Keith Johnson and Cameron Mitchell scored for the Mua- Dave Jackson ranuned in two goals as he led ACT to an 8-3 victory over the Ti-Oats. Randy Watmmigh, Darrel Osmond, Ron Moser, Rick Collier, Grant Marchuk and Greg Kveder aided with solo markers. Terry Emiard was the lone Ti-Cat marksman potting a goal in each of the three periods. managed only four in eacH of the next two periods. The loss left Vancouver in fifth place in the western division, two pomts aihead of last-place Victoria. SCORES IN FIRST Centennials' defemceman Jim Watson scored the only goal of the first period on a power play and it stood the rest of the way. Calgary led 4-0 after two periods. Bookie Denny McLean with his first of the year, Brian Wai&er, Marty Kissel, Ron Homenuke and Russ Wiecftnik scored Calgary's other goals. The win gave Calgary 31 points from 20 games while Edmonton has 30 from 22 games. Li Brandom, the Wheat Kings were up 2-1 after 20 minutes and 5-3 goding into the last period and then had to withstand a strong Victoria attack. HITS EMPTY NET The Cougars were behind 5-4 with a minute left when Brandon drew a penalty. Hoping to tie it itp, Victoria pulled goal-tender Darryl Fedorak for a two-man advantage. However, Robbie Neale stole the puck and fired' into the empty net to cement the win. Gramt Famcombe, playing his first WCHL game. Grant Horn-son, Dale Cook, Bob Murdodi and NeU Melnyk scored the other Brandon goals. Don Morrison scored twice for Victoria with Harvey Schmidt and Wayne BiancMn getting tte others. Brandon now has 30 points from 20 games compared with Saskatoon's 29 from 21 games. Officiating not the best DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -Victor Jeny Quarry was mad, and so was battered loser Lou Bailey Thursday night after Iowa's first professional boxing card since the sport came under state control 18 months ago. "That's the worst refereeing 1 have ever had in my professional career of 50 fights," said QuaiTy after scoring a unanimous decision over the ring-wise Bailey from Omaha, Neb. Quarry, the second-ranked challenger for Joe Frazier's heavyweight championship, knocked Bailey down six times in the featured event of the four-bout program, but failed to get a knockout. The BeUflower, Calif., native came into the fight fresh from a 64-second knockout of European champion Jack Bodell two weeks ago in London, but was taken the limit by Bailey who came into the bout with a 14-35* 5 record. Kinsmen Dinner Feb, 5 If you are a sportsman and enjoy bedng sucli keep the evening of Feb. 5 open. The Lethhridge Kinsmen Club, at an informal gaUiering Thursday evening, announced Feb. 5 as the date of its 19th annual Kinsmen Dinner. "The ^eatest dinner of them all," said Joe Garagiola, a former head table guest. Many of the world's top athletes have been guests of the Kinsmen over the years and according to dinner chairman Bill Johnson 1972 wiU be no exception. "You can't break with tradition," Johnson said. "So we will be after the top names and that's all there is to it." Head table guests 'announcements will be made begmning as early as next week. Tickets for the dinner have been set at $20 and an be ob-ained at Marcel's, the Club Cigar Store, Boyer's or from any member of the Kinsmen dub. Buster wants an apology NEW YORK (AP) - Buster Mathis and Ws manager threatened legal action Wednesday unless ABC and sportscaster Howard OyseU publicly apologize for their television presentation of the Mathis-Muhammad AU fight. "The American Broadcasting Company and Howard Cosell have seriously damaged the reputation and earning power of a serious athlete," Jimmy Ise-Im, president of Peers Management, which handles MatMs, said at a news conference. Mathis and IseUn also said they would ask that ABC show th- film of the fight in its entirety. Roone Arledge, president of ABC Sports, said in a statement that there would be no showing of the fight and no apology. Cosell derided the fight when it was shown on Wide World of Sports Nov. 20, three days after All won an easy la-round decision. The fight was shown hi part with the action accompanied by music and subtitles such as "Ouch." Iselin said after the news conference that he would confer with Wis lawyer on what action to take if he does not receive satisfaction from ABC. AU, who talked to the news conference via telephone from Philadelphia, said he was not upset with the presentation. "They're entitled to present what they want to," he said. Hoop tourney opened today The fifth annual Lethhridge Collegiate Institute hoop tourney got under way this afternoon. The Letbbridge Catholic Central Cougars hit the floor with the Edmonton Ross - Sheppard Thumderbirds in the tourney op&ner and were to be followed by the d^endmg champion Kremlin K-G Cougars from Montana matched against the Calgary St. Francis Browns at 5:45 p,m. Raymond Comets and the Sheldon - Williams of Regina, Sask., will meet each other at 7:30 p.m. while the host l/CI Rams take on the Calgary Hrary Wise Wood Warriors in the final contest at 9 p.m. SALVAGE FOR SALE SNOWMOBILES, MOTORCYCLES PARTS and ACCESSORIES DAMAGED IN FIRE For examination of merchandiis and placing of bid* contact Mr. Reg. Sounder* or Len Danforth of TABER SCORPION SALES cinl SERVICE PHONE 223-4211 TABER Highest Bid Not Necessarily Accepted troit Red Wings and Philadelphia Flyers tied 1-1. Tonight's only game has Chicago Black Hawks in Oakland against California Golden Seals. Meehan, coming off a 24-goal season for the first-year Sabres, was a logical choice for Imlach, who had the 2&-year-old Toronto native earlier In his career, when both msTB with the Leafs. Meehan's free-wheeling, fluid skatnig style was one of the few bright spots in the Buffalo lineup and served as an inspirational gap for the veteran-studded Sabres and i^>-and-coming rookies. But the goal against Los Angeles, his sbcth of the season, was his first stoce Oct. 30. Goaltend^ Roger Crozier registered his fkst shutout in a Buffalo uniform, facing 31 shots including 14 in a torrid final period. DUFF RETinES The Sabres played without veteran winger Dick Duff who announced his retirement after 16 fuU seasons. The Sabres were the 35-year-old Kirkland Lake, Ont., native's fifth NHL team. He played previously under Imlach at Toronto and later had stints with New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens and Los Angeles before moving on to Buffalo in December, 1970. "One of the NHL's greatest little players," said Imlach of Duff at a news conference called Thursday to announce the retirement. The veteran left winger, at 5-foot-9 and 165 pounds, was small by physical standards for the NHL but made up for his stature witl^ an aggressive brand of hockey.' Imlach said Duff, who performed on sbc Stanley Cup champion teams-two at Toronto and four at Montreal-was at his best in the post-season action and "wtas one of the best playoff hockey players I ever coached." The Flyers and Detroit traded scores by the Wings' Nick Li-bett and BUI Clarke at Philadelphia in the second period. But goalies Joe Daley, in the Detroit net, and Philadelphia's Doug Favell, were otherwise unbeatable in an evenly-played game that saw Detroit hold a 27-26 edge in shots. Only seven minor penalties were assessed, four to the Flyo^. BUFPALO 7 LOS ANOELES 1 FIrsf Period - 1. Buffalo, Meehan 6 CAfklnson, Evans) 12:20. Penalffes -Deadmarsh 0:36, Marotte 1:31, Curtis S:5B, Shack 11:44. Second Period - No icorlng. Penalties - Berry 4:44, Corrlgan misconduct 13:08. Third Period - 2. Buffalo, Shack 7 (Perreault, Evans) 14:02. Penal-ties - O'Shea, 10:34. Shots on goal by Us Angeles .........S 12 14-31 Buffalo .............10 14 �-33 Attendance-15,051. PHILADELPHIA 1 DETROIT 1 First Period - No scoring. Penalties - Bernler 7:18, Bergman 7:36, Gendron 13:15. Second Period - 1. Detroit, Llbett 7 (Collins, Olonne) <:11( Z. Philadelphia, Clarke 5 (Bernler, Van Impel 11:23. Penalties - Stackhous* 7:24, Johnson 12:52, Bernler and Johnston 15:20. Third Period - No scoring. Ptnal- tles - None. Shots on goal by Detroit............ 11 7-17 PWIadelphis........ 7 11 %-H Attendance-13,214. Friday, December 3, 1971 - TH� lETHBRIDGE HERAID - 15 Mosca ordered to pay fine HAMILTON (CP) - Angelo Mosca, defensive tackle witli Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League, was ordered Thursday to pay a $100 fine or serve 10 days in jail after being convicted on a common assault charge. Mosca pleaded not guilty to a charge that he assaulted George Rose, of Waterdown, Ont., Oct. '27 after a minor traffic accident involving the two men, John Agro, CFL Players' Association counsel, said the conviction would be appealed. JOINS BENY'S SALES STAFF STAN ROBERTS Mr. Brent Logan, Generol Sales Manager, Beny Chevrolet faldi-mobjle ia pleased to announce that Stan Roberts has joined their sales staff. Stan was born and raised at Hanna, Alberta. He spent T2 and a half years In the banking field. He has been in Lethhridge for four years and is well known to many. He wel-comos to his mony friends and acquaintances to see him at Beny's for their every motoring need. He will be mo5t pleased to serve them, *** WILL HAVE TO BE TOUGH - The Lethbridge Collegiate InsMfute Rams are the � hosts of an eight-team high school basketball tournament and would like noihing better than to capture the honors. A big effort will be required from, left to right, Terry Korth, Bryce Thomson and Richard Andreachuck, If the Ram* are to be successful. Coach Hugh Tamblyn, front, is quietly confident of his charges. Roundup of bowling CAPRI BOWL WEDNESDAY MORNING Marg Gillespie 243; Linda Aspeslet 286 (751); Wllda Howells 257( Vera NIcholls 275 (757); Dorothy Coolldge 246; Karen Holm 256; Dorothy May 242; Darlene Coyna 273; Carol Hall 257; Charlotte Reed 252; Donrls Fod-er 237; Barbara Buljert 251. MARTINIZING Freda Linn 300 ( 699); May HIebert 277 ( 675); Isabel Orsten 295 (729); Kay Castles 296 (678); Irene Lynda 315 (718); Pat Plomp 289 (693); Vera NIcholls 274 (659); Gladys Going 285; Shirley Marshall 276; Karen Carney 287 (819); Mabel WIggell 299) Pat Leclaire 271 (713). GREEN'S SHOES Lew Mills 315 (780); Al Smith Wi (774)1 Jack Smeed 356 (S74)i Darrell Lagler 331 (853); Ken Kurtz 290 (81B)i Isabella Bergman 295; Eleanor Dorl- gattl 296 (761); Dens Smith J8� (796) i Eva Benis 268; Jeanette Smeed 263 (761); Bea Salmon 282 (7�); Phvl Harrison 323 (791). EAGLES L0D6B Connis Gllleft 237; Mary BolokoskI 236; Sophia Hud 230; Grace Glllett 270 (444); Anno Golla 242; Rick Lar. son 247; Doug McCarthy 247; John Frecka 242; Frank Gorda 238 (666); Geo Matchetf 258. FRIENDLY LEAGUB Les Sackney 259 (692); Bill Kelly 270 (689); Peter Sneddon 231; Ken Schlaht 262 (650); Joe Fekete 245; Liz HIgo 212; Bonnie Kennedy 200; Inez Kelly 214; Mary KIrkby 244, JUNIORS SHOP Jennie Moran 240; Joan Sudo 316 (720); Marg. Selfrled 262 (652); Vera NIcholls 246; Pat Plomp 249 (653); Mary Laiarick 259; Lll Holt 280; Louisa Fulton 256; Leah Geria 243; Frances Bambrlck 248) Elalnl Krovw 238; Sally Trone 239. GORDIE'S Yo NIshlmura 309 (810); Bernle Bailey 313 (843)) Franlcs Wright 323 (834); Tom Adams 346 ( 777); Jerry Truscott 322; Jim HIga 297 (744); Ernie Frache 299 (721); Steve Saler 296 (777); Norm Tolley 294 (807); Bill Cook 293 (774). SPEEDYS Doris Shector 262; Jean Christie 262) Karen McFayden 260; Anne Todd 240; Lorelle HalashI 261 (710); Nalda Low 2S9; Lorraine KIrchener 308 (780); Beu-lah Fabbi 280 ( 689); Marg Smith 233 (675); Anne Martin 229. SIMPSONS-SEARS Doug Seattle 235; Bob Legge JSJ; Jack Undershcer 282; Tom Pratt 241; Ed RoseftI 240 (751); Helen RosettI 279 (790); Jeanette Zleflle 226; Hilda TinordI 236 (65J); Ann Serbu 223; Do-' rothy Skoog 244; Audrey Able 238. CHRISTMAS GIFT MENrS SWEATERS Janlzen and Italian made turtle and crew neck. Reg. T6.95 to 27.50 QM 4 ^.fiO Cleorina ot Vi Price ......... Q'** to | Q'"* MEN'S ARROW 747 STRIPEIi DRESS SHIRTS Perma press tericofa. gM QQ Reg. 10.00. Cl�aring of .................. | ' MEN'S WASH 'N WEAR CASUAL PANTS By Levis, Cannadays, Merit, Gaslight, Kangaroos, Arrow etc. ....... Vz Price Reg. n.95 to 19.95. All at........ ALPACA SWEATERS 14.99 i V-neck plaquet front by Jantzen, White Ram and Shelby. Reg, 20.00. Special .......... 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