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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, December 16, 1974 Toros now seem straightened out THE CANADIAN PRESS Toronto Toros appear to have finally broken out of their puzzling win-loss pattern set in the early part of the World Hockey Association season. The Toros started the Pronghorns drop two in Vegas The Universtiy of Lethbridge Pronghorns learn- ed that you can lose more than money in Las Vegas when they travelled there over the weekend. The Pronghorns dropped a pair of exhibition hockey con- tests to the Las Vegas Outlaws by scores of 8-5 and 4- 1 Friday and Saturday. In the first game, the Pronghorns trailed only 1-0 after one period and came back to tie it at 3-3 after two before folding in the final 20 minutes. Ron Wheele had a hat trick to pace the Outlaws, a senior team in Vegas. Guy Smith, Merton Vaile, Mike Holub. Brian Conrad, and Rob Amatto scored the Lethbridge goals. Las Vegas outshot the locals 33-24 and took 13 of 19 penalties, including one ma- jor, a misconduct and a game misconduct. The Pronghorns were tagged for a major and a game misconduct. Saturday night. Rob Amat- to's goal in the second period was all the locals could muster on offense as they fell behind 3-1 going into the third peril d after playing to a scoreless tie after one frame. The Outlaws outshot the Pronghorns 42-27 and took 12 of the 18 penalties handed out. Each club got a major and a misconduct. Perry Shockey. whom the Pronghorns picked up for the exhibition series, suffered a broken cheek in the first game and was forced to spend the entire weekend in hospital. season with a string of wins at home but couldn't win on the road. Then, they started los- ing at home and winning on the road. Sunday, the Toros continued their winning ways on the road with a 7-2 victory over Michigan Stags at Detroit after having ended their six- game losing streak at home last Friday. The win pulled the Toros back into a five-point lead in' the Canadian Division over se- condplace Quebec Nordiques who dropped a 6-4 loss to Minnesota Fighting Saints. In other games Sunday, Ed- monton Oilers beat In- dianapolis Racers 3-1, San Diego Mariners defeated Houston Aeros 4-3, New England Whalers edged Win- nipeg Jets 4-3 and Vancouver Blazers defeated Cleveland Crusaders 2-1. Saturday, New England whipped Quebec 9-4, Chicago Cougars blanked Michigan 6-0, Houston defeated Winnipeg 5- 3, Phoenix Roadrunners edged Minnesota Fighting Saints 4-3 and San Diego shut out In- dianapolis 2-0. Torn Simpson scored three goals to lead the Toros who outshot the Stags 43-27. Simpson, pushing his season goal total to 24, got assists on all three goals from Wayne Dillon who also scored once. Paul Terbenche, moved from defence to left wing, scored his first goal of the season to break a 1-1 tie in the second period, lifting the Blazers over Cleveland at Vancouver. Native Sons run away V with 21-2 contest The Lethbridge Native Sons first star for his two goal were tested a little bit in one performance in the 7-3 win. game over the weekend, but they simply ran away with the other in Central Junior Hockey League action. Sunday afternoon, the Native Sons dumped Redcliff Cubs 7-3 in Redcliff. but on Saturday night, the locals had taken to the Sportsplex ice and skated to a 21-2 triumph over a hapless Rocky Moun- tain House team. The locals built up an 11-1 first period lead in that one, and doubled the margin the rest of the way. Mark Scheibner, Ron Sim- mons, and Rod Pocza each scored hat tricks for the Sons, while Reg Osmond, Terry Roberts, Joe Meli, and Albert Dumont notched two apiece. and are back in Lethbridge to First star Dennis Hatt and host their rivals Thursday Ken Klinkhammer had the other goals. Del Northcott and Cliff Green were the only visitors to beat the goaltending duo of Gary Clark and Garry Warner. The Native Sons outshot Rocky Mountain House 38-17 and the clubs split 14 penalties Ron Simmons, the contest's second star, Gino Guzzi, Alberta Terry Roberts, Joe Meli, and Glen Scheibner scored the other Native Sons' goals. Steve Bosch had a pair of goals for Redcliff. The Native Sons skated to a 1-0 lead after'one period and built the margin to 5-1 after two frames while outshooting their opponents 38-24 during the geme. The Native Sons took nine of the 13 minor penalties assessed. The Native Sons, now 13-1 in league play, are scheduled to play the Pass twice this week. Wednesday, they travel to the Pass for an 8 p.m. contest, evenly. On Sunday, Mark Scheibner was selected as the game's night at the same time. Then, they play their final league game before Christ- mas on Sunday when they travel to Fort Macleod for an afternoon encounter. The locals, of course are pointing to December 27 when they open a three day tourna- ment at the Sportsplex to decide Alberta's represen- tative to the Canada Winter Games in February. BRAD PARK AND MIKE CORRIGAN FIGHT FOR POSSESSION Neither team in much danger of losing lead Canucks, Sabres take their lumps Selects take another Paul Woods, Greg Keating and Ed Smith scored for the Greyhounds. The Selects held a 4-3 lead Two goals, by Miek Byers in the second period to lead New England against the Jets at Winnipeg. Ken Baird's goal at of the second period broke a 1-1 tie and the Oilers hung on for the victory over the Racers at Indianapolis. Bruce MacGregor added the final goal into an empty net. Goals by Fran Huck, George Morrison, Mike An- tonovich and Wayne Connelly gave Minnesota a 4-0 lead late in the first period and the Saints stayed even with the Nordiques the rest of the way. AUTOMOTIVE CENTRE AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE SPECIAL THRU THIS WEEKEND! BRAKE OVERHAUL Most U.S. Cars drum type HERE'S WHAT WE DO ON ALL 4 WHEELS: Install premium broke linings Resurface drums Rebuild wheel cylinders Replace broke hardware Bleed, flush and refill system Inspect master cylinder Repack outer front wheel bearings DISC BRAKE OVERHAUL 84' THE CANADIAN PRESS Buffalo Sabres and Vai.- couver Canucks, two of the top three teams on points go- ing into weekend National Hockey League action, suddenly hit the skids. Buffalo, tops in the league with 47 points, lost 4-2 Satur- day to Minnesota North Stars and then had to come fro behind to tie 5-5 Sunday with California Seals who have won only six of 32 games. Vancouver, third in the league with 43 points, manag- ed only a 2-2 tie against the ex- pansion Kansas City Scouts Saturday and then lost 4-2 to Chicago Black Hawks Sunday. The Hawks, 6-3 losers to Pitt- sburgh Penguins Saturday, still are 14 points back of leading Vancouver in the Smythe Division. In other games Sunday, Bos- ton Bruins beat New York Islanders 5-2, Philadelphia Flyers defeated St. Louis Blues 7-2, Washington Capitals dumped Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1, Pittsburgh edged Detroit Red Wings 3-2, and New York Rangers tied Los Angeles Kings 3-3. In other action Saturday, St. Louis beat the Rangers 6-2, the Islanders blanked Los Angeles 3-0, Toronto beat Atlanta Flames 4-2, Montreal defeated California 5-3. and Boston whipped Washington 12-1. California was led by Al MacAdam's two goals. The Sabres, frustrated by goalie Gary Simmons, gained the tie on Rene Robert's 22nd goal of the season. The Sabres out- shot California 46-17. Chicago outshot Vancouver 45-34 in a fight-filled game. LIKES SOME FEELING "A lot of people might com- plain that we spent too much time fighting but I like a game where there's a little said Hawks' coach Billy Reay. At Boston, Phil Esposito scored his 25th goal of the sea- son and set up two others while Bobby Orr scored his 20th goal to lead the Bruins over the Islanders. Philadelphia, second in the league on points with 44 and leading the Patrick Division by 12 points over the Rangers, got two goals ich from Bill Barber and Don Saleski to beat St. Louis. A goal by Syl Apps with less than two minutes remaining Brilliant Portland comeback THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Barry Clemens, a 10-year veteran, scored 15 of his points in the final quarter Sun- day as Portland Trail Blazers overcame a 26-pOint half time deficit for a 100-97 National Basketball Association vic- tory over Los Angeles Lakers in the only pro basketball game played Sunday. Clemens, acquired from New Orleans this season, came off the bench in the se- cond period, hit nine of 15 shots from the floor and all six free throw attempts. In play Saturday, Buffalo defeated New York 118-102, Detroit downed Philadelphia 100-93, Boston edged Atlanta 92-90 in overtime, Washington got past Golden State 99-91 and Houston walloped Kansas City-Omaha 123-84. In American Basketball Association play Saturday, New York defeated Kentucky 98-89, Indiana downed San An- tonio 110-105, Utah defeated Virginia 98-92 and Denver got by San Diego 121-114. at Detroit gave Pittsburgh the wi: over the Red Wings. Referee Dave Sewchuk threw Detroit's Brian Watson and the Penguins' Dennis Owchar out of the game early Weekend scorers ONLY disc front drum rear Replace Rebuild cylinders Resurface disc drum Replace brake GUARANTEED MILES Should early wearout occur, a small service charge will cover installation of replacement linings and pads which are provided at no charge. uoiiege shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive I -'.-i Wmm Open Daily a.m. to p.m. I SAIISFACI ON Saturday a.m. to p.m. I OFPARTMSNT srorirs Until Dec. 23rd, 1974 I UURIWHIuU umaxitwttLianain wt RCSEHVC THE RIGHT TO LIMIT LETHSRIDGE BRONCOS PLAYER OF THE WEEK Dec. 1st to Dec. 7th ROLLIE BOUTIN This 17-year-old rooKie goal- tender from Dapp, Alberta, was extremely sharp in allowing just 1 goal in two games, and was in- strumental in the Bronco wins over Flin Flon and Brandon. Rollies goals against average is now well under 4. Keep up the great work Roiiie. Your SSS's Buy Quality And More MINUTE MUFFLER 3rd Ave. A 4th St. S. (NSTALLATIONS Phone 327-8888 NHL SCORERS SUNDAY Pittsburgh 3 at Detroit 2 Pittsburgh Arnason, Apps, Schock: Detroit Grant. Dionne. California 5 at Buffalo 5 California McAdam 2. Hrechkosy, Mott, J. Stewart: Buffalo Gare, Ramsay. Perreault, Robert, Dudley. New York Islanders 2 at Boston 5 New York Islanders Westfall, Nystrom; Boston Smith, Orr. Vadnais, Esposito, Bucyk. Toronto 1 at Washington 3 Toronto Ellis; Washington Bloom, Michelson, Hryciuk. Vancouver 2 at Chicago 4 Vancouver Meehan, Bod- dy: Chicago Hull, Boldirev, Mikita, White. St. Louis 2 at Philadelphia 7 St. Louis Unger, Patrick; Philadelphia Saleski 2, Barber 2, Crisp, MacLeash. Schultz. Los Angeles 3 at New York Rangers 3 Los Angeles Maloney, Widing, Kannegiesser: New York Rangers Vickers, Stemkowski, Polis. SATURDAY Chicago 3 at Pittsburgh 6 Chicago Marks 2, Rota: Pittsburgh Schock 2, Pronovost, Owchar, Larouche. Kehoe. Washington 1 at Boston 12 Washington Dupere; Boston Orr 2, Savard 2. Marcotte 2, Schmautz, McKechnie, Hynes, Hodge, Vadnais, Bucyk. Lcj Angeles 0 at NY Islanders 3 NY Islanders Howatt. Harris, D. Potvin. Atlanta 2 at Toronto 4 Atlanta Harvey, Richard; Toronto Ellis 3. Sabourin. California 3 at Montreal 5 California Huston 2. J. Stewart; Montreal Lnpointe, Lambert, Lafleur, Tremblay. NY Rangers 2 at St. Louis 6 NY Rangers Ratelle, Louis Palaz- zari, Patrick, Merrick, Larose. Lefley. Plante. Vancouver 2 at Kansas City 2 Vancouver O'Flaherty, Oddleifson; Kansas City Dube, Gilbert. Brffalo 2 at Minnesota 4 uuffalo Robert, Dudley; Minnesota Marineau, Nan- tais, Parise, Oliver. in the third period when they kicked at each other. Ron Ellis, who scored three times in Toronto's victory Sat- urday, started the Leafs off with his 13th goal of the season against Washington but the Capitals tied it in the second period and added two more goals in the third. Scoring only their third win of the season, the Capitals had their biggest home crowd of the A goal by Greg Polis late in the third period at New York gave Rangers the tie with Los Angeles. The Rangers, hard hit by in- juries this season, added defenceman Gilles Marotte to the disabled list. He is out indefinitely with a knee in- jury. Davis rink takes title The Lyle Davis rink of Lethbridge came back from the B side of the bonspiel Sunday to take the Alberta B.P.O.E. Elks District Curling Championship at Taber. Davis, and mates Scott Henderson, Jim McQuarrie, and Steve Gillies, lost a game early in the draw, and were forced to defeat the Jim Nakagawa rink twice in a row to take the title. However, they took the first game of the final easily in six ends, and then snuck out a 6-4 win in the deciding match. SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. (CP) Moscow Selects earned their fourth Canadian victory while on a cross- country tour defeating Sault after the finjt iod and the Ste. Mane Greyhounds 7-3 K Sunday. The Greyhounds, who play in the Ontario Hockey Association Major Junior A league, stayed with the visiting Selects for two periods but faded in the final period. Sergei Korotkov, Vladimir two teams went scoreless in the second. The Selects outshot the Greyhounds 45-22 and took five of eight penalties called by referee Jim Ramsay. A crowd of watched Moscow win their fourth game of the tour. On Tuesday Repnjov, Sergei Kotov, Juri and Wednesday the Selects Fjotorov, Vladimir Devjatov, play Nova Scotia Voyageurs Mladimir Astasfjev and Vladi- mir Krikunov shared the scor- ing for the Selects. of the American Hockey League in Halifax and Moncton. Minor hockey The Argos dropped the Aeros 4-2 Sunday in Lethbridge Minor Hockey League play. Jame? Mulholland scored twice for the winners while single efforts came from Ken Mason and Michael Miller. Peter Story accounted for both Aero goals in the Bantam B contest. In another Bantam B game the Seals drubbed the Blades 7-1. Saturday the Raiders, behind the shut out goal tending Of Lome Eichendorf, blanked the Cougars 4-0. Ken Sparks scored twoce for the winners with singletons going to Marischal Dearmand and Barry Wauters. Robert Wood scored twice to lead the Blazers to a 5-0 win in Bantam B play over the Rangers. Brian Megella, Lance Gilchrist and Dan Herauf were the other goal scorers and Darrel Rapuano picked up his first shutout of the season. In Pee Wee action the Pintos blanked the Centennials 5-0 behind the goal tending of Brent Baldry. Rick Arelis scored twice for the Pintos and Mike Kurmos, Dave Masson and Ken Brittwer added the other three goals. In a Bantam A game the Blackhawks dropped Fort Macleod 3-1. Neil Court scored two for the winners and David Maciura picked up the third goal. Dean Kay was the lone Fort Macleod lamp lighter. Lethbridge Labor Club Bees took a pair of games over the weekend. Sunday, Darrin Chaki scored four goals to lead the locals to a 16-4 win over Coaldale Bantam Bombers in an exhibition match. Brian Kanewischer added three goals for the Bees while Gord Wall paced Coaldale with a pair of goals. On Saturday, the Bees had edged Taber Bantam C 6-4 in Little Spud League action. NOW OPEN for your CHRISTMAS SHOPPING! Tues.-Fri. 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 7 Piece Spalding Tru-FIite STARTER SET WITH BAG 57 50 We have many other golf accessories and gift certificates for the golfer in your family. EARL FRANCIS PRO SHOP Henderson Lake Golf Club TITANO ACCORDIONS AT PRUEGGERS 530 5th Street South "LARGE SELECTION TO CHOOSE FROM" Phone 329-3151 I ;