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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE tSTWBWWWK ncnnvv Visitors battle back for stalemate I W 1 Moving in Jerry Quarry of corners Ernie Shavers of Ohio night in the first round of a scheduled 12-round heavyweight fight Quarry noved m for the kill early and put Shavers away in the first round Seals surprise coach Glover in holding Habs to 2-2 draw Bj THE CANADIAN PRESS Don t ask California coach Fred Glovr what happened If I could explain it I d bottle it Glover gulped after bis lowh Golden Seals earned a 2-2 tie with Montreal Canadiens second in the National Hockey League s East Division He figured plaMng in Oakland might have made the duierence and the record backs up his theon Of the Seals seven this against 19 losses CALIFORNIA MONTREAL 2 FiM Pwlod 1 Mo-rtreal 1 S 5B Penalties Note Second Period 2 Montreal LeTiaire 11 c E 57 3 California S Penalties McA-ieelev 213 Gamey 5 f-D California sencn serveo ay Graves 7 Ssvaro 1Z56 Leiiey 15 4' Third Period 16 53 Penalty B 02 SherU on goil by Montreal I 10 Celltomu 10 9 7 676 and three ties onh one was earned on the roaa And the Seals last in the W est Division were unchang- ed from the team that suf- fered a 9-1 humiliation from the second-last Penguins in Pittsburgh two nights earlier Onh the rmk was different mgnt ana match- ed the Canadians in shots on goal 27-27 It wasn t that the Seals were more rested than the Cana- diens had returned from Pittsburgh for a home stand of onh one game and were off to Boston to start a road trip there Sunto against the powerful who lead the Canadiens five points That s not so bad.' Glover said sarcasticalh of the travel schedule It s onh our fourth coast-to-coast trip this season It was tne sole game on the NHL scheduled Fndav night Tonight Toronto Maple Leafs tn to take over third place in the East with a home game against New York Nick and Ivor you have your car in top condition tor winter driving NICK PALAZZO IVOR MEYER MECHANICS SPECIAL 6 Cylinder 24-M 8 Cylinder -.25-.. 32-M flag. 30.05. NOW Includes Spark CondtnMr and Labor Resister Plugs Extra STEEL BELTED RADIAL TIRES 55M 5995 78x14 Reg. Now 78x15 Whltewall. Reg. Now 78x15 Reg. Mow Specials Effective Until Dec. HOLIDAY HOURS Dec. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Dec. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Dec. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Jan. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. We would like lo lhank our many friends and customers and wish them all A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS and A HAPPY NEW YEAR 76 union MAQRATH SERVICE 422 Mayor Mas- nth SPISAK Rangers who lead ihe Leafs one point In other games Montreal visits Los Angeles Kings Chicago Black Hawks visit York Islanders Canucks are at Boston Detroit Red Wings the Penguins at Pitt- sburgh Buffalo Sabres visit Minnesota North Stars and lanta Flames visit Philadelphia Flyers Sunday in addition to the Seals-Bruins game at Boston the Islanders' are at Phila- delphia the Rangers entertain Chicago Vancouver is at De- troit St Louis at Buffalo and Pittsburgh at Atlanta Minor hockey The Seals outscored the Raiders 2-1 in the middle penod and it proved to be the difference as they eked out a 5-4 Bantam B Mike Lenaour paced the winners with two goals while singles went to Greg Forrest Tom and Ken Robbie Sudiekal fired home three goals for the Raiders Mark Cameron added a solo marker In Bantam A the Red Wings belted Coaldale 8-1 as Mike Craig and Barry scored twice each Singles went to Paul LeClaire Taylor Pat Oshiro. and Trent Auch Terry Shendruk replied for Coaldale The Nationals scored three unanswered third period markers to edge the Stampeders 3-2 Alan Boras and Gord Keith had given the Stampeders a 2- 0 lead before Dan Riedlhuber. Tim Richards and Glen Lewis scored for the Nationals The Vikings scored an 5-2 victory over the Blues in a Pee Wee Hockey League game staged Friday night Blair Spence tallied twice for the Vikings while singles came off the sticks of Ken Bradlev. Barry Streliev and Dwain Blazejak Doug Shastak and Warren Keith managed a goal each in a losing cause I South 'Stars find Finns toughed By FAT SLlilVAN DRUMHELLER boys shoot skate fast and tackle hard These statements came from a spokesman for the Fin- msn Junior Team on the heels of a 5-5 tie with ihe Southern All-Stars of the Alberta Junior Hockey League The tie kept the AJHL's record against Finland clean Thursday night the North Ali- Stars tripped the visitors 6-4 in Red Beer boys realK enjoyed these two he said Their enjoyment came after -a one-sided 9-1 triumph over an all-star aggregation in Thunder Bay Tuesday night That team in Thunder Bay wasn 't nearly as good as these Alberta lads Both clubs impressed with their skating and while the Finns lack m all round shooting ability they do not shy away from the heavy m this case hitting A power goal with less than five minutes remaining bj Jarmo Lilius earned the Finns the tie after they had let a 4-2 lead gel from them Stealing a page from the European stvle of hockey. the South Stars led by big McGee of Calgarj Canucks came roaring back after falling behind 4-2 midway through the middle period The South All-Stars were made up of members of the Carucks. Drumheller Falcons and Lethbndge Longhorns The North club drew its plavers from Red Deer Rustlers Pass Red Devils and Edmonton Mets Lilius- rated the top rookie in the championship division of Finnish finished off a patterned three-way plaj in front of goalie Dan Milton to give the visitors the sawoff Alberta were shorthandea at the time as Ron Rose of the Falcons took a cross-checking penalty not a minute after teammate Roger Mitchell had put the Albertans in front 5-4 Lilius scored the go-ahead goal in the second period while other Finnish markers went to Jarmo Jou- m Rinne and Matti Forss McGee tallied twice for the Alberta club with singles go- ing to Ken of the Canucks and Falcons Jim Bertram While Luhus was stealing the spotlight for Finland. McGee turned in one of his best performances of the season in a solid two-way ef- fort that earned him his two markers His second goal of the night still has Finn netminder Markus Mattson wondering _ McGee stepped across the Fmnisn oiuehner and lei uhe air out of a waist high shot that Mattson didn't move on The Finns argued the puck hit the post but to no avail The big Canuck centre iceman had a chance late in the game to give the AJHL club the win but his quick shot slid past the open corner Lilius' power play effort erased a spirited rally the South Stars Trailing 4-3 heading into the last 20 McGee tied the game with his blistering shot and then hometown favorite Mitchell scored on a breakaway The Stars outshot Finland 33-24 while taking seven of 12 minor penalties In typical European fashion the Finns skated from the opening faceoff until the final whistle but could not shake the checking of the who were playing together for just the second time the Alberta League gets back to normal tonight with Red Deer visiting Lethbndge Longhorns for a game this evening at 8 30 and HENDERSON LAKE PRO SHOP will OPEN from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. commencing Wed. Dec. 12th thru Dtc. 24th CHRISTMAS GIFT SUGGESTIONS Special golf starter sets In fiwiw anfl taolee left and nQht hand and Junior tor ttM kMt undtr 12 priced 42 Gift Certificates Good tor anytime of ywr In HM MO SHOP New 74' styles In golf wear and new equipment PHONE EARL FRANCIS at 328-5154 i i sgsin Sunday seven In other fames. Drumhelter is in the Pass for tonight at B 30 and Sundav at seven while Edmonton and Calgary play twice in Calgary In two players who will be counted on itstt to help slow the high-flying Bustlers are Ron Krikke and Bernie both of whom have had trouble scoring of late LOOSE PUCKS Longhorns' Ron Krikke was benched early in the first period Apparently without other than for Calgary coach Ralpt Burgess get some ice time fnr his own player Don Eastcott It's easy lo see why Eastcott didn't last too long in the Oilers finding winning harder THE CANADIAN PRESS The smell of Edmonton's blood is in the air in the World Association's West Division and the pack is starting to howl The Oilers looked un- catchable at the start of the season but have lost 10 of their last 14 starts and the wild action night is an indication of how close the race has become Edmonton found some of its old strength m the third period Kings edge Comets Three ana a pair 01 girls games were staged m the Southwest Conference Basketball League Friday mghi ITI bovs action the Picture Butte Sugar Kings were toppl- ed 58-54 the visiting Milk River Comets Gordon Ellen was the big gun for the Comets with a brilliant 20-pomt performance while teammates Miller and Ken Balog chipped in with 12 points apiece Terrv Hanna hit for 15 points and Murray Hughes 14 for the Sugar Kings The Winston Churchill Bulldogs racked up with a fourth win of the season by defeating the Fort Macleod Fivers 56-32 Dnee hooped 12 for the Bulldogs while Blame Barr replied for the Fivers with 12 The Stirling Lakers also scored their fourth straight decision of the season as they dumped Taber Trotters 53-38 Hirsche notched 20 points for the winners Meanwhile in girls league Gnfdns. bounced the Fort Macleod Meteors 5941 Diane Turner swished 18 points for the Gnftins and Connors sunk 17 for the In a exhibition match auxhall edged Coaldalo Lakers 41-39 The scheduled league match was as an exhibition tilt due to a lack of officials In junior boys Picture Butte were trimmed 58 54 Milk River Winston Churchill defeated Fort Macleod 49-39 and Stilling dumped Taber CALLED 327-3203 ED BAUER FOR ALL YOUR PRINTING NEEDS THf nrHAt i 327-3203 328-4411 5th Avo nnrt 7lh SI S A Divinlon ol Rnnnhln but the clock cut the Oiler comeback short and they drooped a 4-3 decision to Que- bec Nordiques of the East Division Houston meanwhile rolled over Minnesota Fighting Saints 5-2 to advance to within a single point of the Oilers and Winnipeg Jets took a 1-0 squeaker from Los Angeles Sharks to move into a tie with Minnesota just two points further back Two first-period fights set the tone of the game in Winnipeg and the violence surged into the stands at the final buzzer Quebec s victon moved the Nordiques into a second-place tie in the East with idle Toronto Tores trail New England Whalers who widen- ed their lead to six points with a 3-2 victon over New Jersey knights in the onh other game In Edmonton Quebec held a 4-0 lead after two periods de- spits the absence of three for- mer National Hockey League nlavers Rejean Houle Dale Hoganson and Dave Balon Main Caron scored twice Oiler coach Brian meanwhile was juggling com- binations even plaving defen- ceman as forwards in search of scoring punch Quebec goalie Michel DeGuise was a standout all night and use some luck as well when the Oiler outburst began Before the first Ed- monton goal he was clearly beaten three times but each time the puck hit a goalpost Edmonton centreman Jim Harrison finally connected then continued as the Oiler sparkplug setting up Tom Gilmore for two goals within 25 seconds m the final IVz minutes both from in front of were goals m 10 games Shaw goalie Chris but a wild scramble around the Quebec goal m the tmal seconds failed to produce the shot Bobby Hull waa in the thick of the action at innipeg He drew a major m first period for ing punches with Ron Garwasiuk of the scored the game only goal m the second period and then climbed into the stands in the Kile ol peacemaker after the uanie when a quartet of jumped the boards Los bluehner Bart led the charge against the fans and was join- ed Garwasiuk. Reg and coach Ted WESTAR HOCKEY STICKS. Western Canada he hasn't got it anymore Jer- ry Far-well of Drumheller. made a brilliant save on -e penalty shot awarded Matti Ragman in the first period The crowd was said to be 1.234 but it mav have been padded some The Finns have long way to eo in their Quest tor a medal at the 19RO Olym- but time is on their side For a team that has been BERNIE SYRENNE RON KRIKKE Kodiaks suffer setback Lethbndge College Kodiaks dropped a 93- 56 exhibition game in Moses Lake Mont Fridaj night and Rpn Brooks was less than impressed with his charges Kodiaks hit just 25 percent of tho-.r shots from the field as Al Pard scored in double figures with 13 The club was flat and easilx intimidated as collected no rebounds in the entire game Three players took earh showers. Brent Fairbanks Glen Schuler and Robin Hansen all with five fouls According to Brooks the team must recognize their personal commitment and the difference between high school and college basketball His club hasn t memorized their plays and are lost in dif- ficult situations Kodiaks next see action in the Christmas touinament Dec 26 and 27 In WMtarn CanidR Olitributtd by Grab-Low Enterprises Available at Bert Mtti LW and Sporti Ltd Bkl Him Ltd Just Arrlvid for Christmas C.C.M. BIKE EXERCISERS EXACTLY AS SHOWN List Price 94.95 OUR PRICE .95 84 Other Models ot C.C.M. Bike Exercisers n low as 5ZM BERT MACS CYCLE LTD. 913-3rd Ave. 9. Phone 327-3221 together for the length of time they have the Alberta teams more than held own after just two workout together The Finns learned the art of elbowing and butt-ending well are students of the rough sttp S5vs ihssr interpreter AJHL STUBS FtMLMIC C First i WooUkey i 20 Finland Haellfors -S 31 S Alberts Bertram 4 Fmlano ftlnnie 12 27 Hall Helantfer -307 Marshall tikka 17 JO ParioO S Finlano Lldus S 08 Pintsnd Forss ma 7 Alberta Magee fSancks -Penalties Mabee222 Has'lKysiO OS Rose 13 94 Magee 15 42 Haellfors cotl 16 18 Third Parted ft Alberta 12-44 S Alberts Mitohe K34 tO Finlano Uhus 15 S3 Penalties Retetlmak. 759 Rose 1522 on goal toy Flntond........ 18 7 ARwrta 16 8 LMSA will hold party The Lethbndge Minor Soccer will of close the 1973 season with a wind up a I ternoon The awards will get at two o clock at CIMC Centre and all plaverb who participated in the past are urged to attend SPORT FANS By GARY KIRK Here E an odditv about Charley sna the OsVlard As Even thcugS Fioley hfeo no orevlous experience In base ball fie has servea as his olvr general manager ol tne basebal team and has done bettei than marn general managers on other teams whc have spent tfielr lifelines In the pane1 When took ove- 'he A s thev were e second divislor tean with the trades he E made ano farm system he de division chamolonship the last three years and the World Series the last two greit thai you cunt believe Hw When the Chicago Been won the National Football League title by DCBIing naaninviun iklni In 1940 by Ihe lopelded icore ol the and not the Beere were actually favored to win the game that dayl In tact the Red-1 were favored aaven I yet by I Here s B toolball oddity lliB1 nobodv seems able to explain In pro football punts are measured not from where thev are kicked but from the line ol scnmmnoe while the exact oppoille IB true ot field goals which are measured from where they are kicked and not frrim the line ot scrlmmaae1 I bel you didn't knort you can tllll buy Beit Known Tire Super Snow Tire at Tre- mendoui Bavlnga Bin F7B-14 Blackwalla for an little ae only 8070 each wllh other at com- parable prlcet It't Canada'i economy Tire wllh great mow Iracllon Belter checkout the el thing Mon- diy while ttockt SN KIHICS lor till M lir iviry KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. 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