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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Friday, December 18, 1970 Duff scores winter for Sabres Veterans come through for Punch STICKING AROUND Buffalo Sabres' goalie Roger Crozier gets an assist from feammate Al Hamilton Thurs- day in Buffalo's game against Los Angeles Kings. Hamil- ton steered the puck aside for Crozier. Bill Fletl (17) of the Kings and Sabres' Tracy Pratt (3) watch action closely. Sabres won the National League encounter 4-3. Maple Leafs drop 11 from board Angry words fly at meeting By BRUCE LEVETT Canadian Press Sport Editor TORONTO (CP) The board Hall, investment executive Douglas H. Roxborough and Dr. of directors of Maple Leaf Gar- j Stafford Smythe. dens Ltd. was chopped to nine ArthurPattillo, a lawyer and from 20 Thursday during an an- nual shareholders' meeting wlu'cli turned into a wrangle be- tween lawyers. Among the controversial points brought out at the meet- ing was lhal a certain amount of money had been received "in reference to Mr. Ballard and Mr. Smythe." Han-old Ballard and Stafford Smythe, who control 40 per cent of the Gardens stock between them, were among only four holdovers returned from last year's board. The others were T. D. Jefferies, president of a rubber goods company, and Paul McNamara, president of a restaurant and hotel chain. Newcomers are lawyer A. Campbell Burgess, manufac- turer Donald P. G-iifin, Dr. J. L. shareholder, asked how much money had been received and when. Gardens lawyer Ian Johnston replied thai if any amount was Hugh A. Smythe, brother of stated it might have a bearing on a matter "that could be sub judice of the courts" and might be taken as an admission. Smythe and Ballard have been charged with income tax Short sport WEST CASTLE SKIERS Accommodations for over 50 persons SPECIAL LOW RATES FOR GROUPS. NEW STARDUST MOTEL Next to Mountainvicw Esso Service and Restaurant. Phone PINCHER CREEK 627-4366 for information and reservations. LAVER HONORED DALLAS (AP) Australia's Rod Layer, twice winner of the Grand Slam and voted the top international tennis player for 1970, has become the first pro- fessional in the histozy of the sport to win more than 5200, 000 in prize money in one year. JHLLIGAN PASSES LONDON (AP) Tommy MiUigan, one of Scotland 's greatest boxers, lias died in Glasgow at the age of G6. Miiligan held the Scottish, British and European middle- weight boxing title's in the 1920s. He died Monday. -A- LAST ENCOUNTER SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) Receiver Lance Ahvorth, 30, says it will be "my last game" when San Diego Chargers meet Kansas City Chiefs in a Na- tional Football here Sunday. League game "It's said Alworth. "I can't get mentally engrossed any more." GAMES AT HOME TORONTO (CP) Jake Gau- danr, Canadian Football League commissioner, says' he is negoti- ating with a United States firm for sale of CFL films in televi- sion cassettes. THREE ADDED NEW YORK (AP) Guards Bob Cousy, Bill Sharman and Sam Jones, who starred for Boston Celtics in 1950s and 1960s, and Bobby Davies, for- mer Rochester Royals standout, were named today to the Na- tional Basketball Association's Silver Anniversary team. Hie selection, announced by commissioner Walter Kennedy, evasion over a four-year period. Informations involving fraud counts were sworn at Toronto city hall by representative of the federal income tax depart- ment in mid-July, 1969. The charges involve for Smythe and for Bal- lard. The Crown charges that in each case they used Gardens money in the construction and improvement of their own resi- dences and for personal and family expenses George Mara, Gardens presi- dent and chairman of the meet- ing in the absence of John Bas- sett, said: "Amounts on deposit are in excess of all claims and were paid into the company's account on Nov. 27." LACK OF CONFIDENCE? Pattillo questioned whether board members "not allowing their names to stand" were re- tiring because they "lack confi- dence in Messers Smythe and Ballard." Financier C. F. W. Burns said "I was very upset by certain events. We directors carried out our and the By NICK FHIUUS Canadian Press Stnff Writer During his 10 years as general manager and coach of Toronto Maple Leafs, George (Punch) Imlach was a student of the theory that veteran players are the key to winning in Uie Na- tional Hockey League. Imlach had experienced hands in Johnny Bower and George Armstrong, then whccled-ancl-dealed for the servi- ces of oldtimers Terry Saw- chuk, Allan Stanley, Marcel Pronovost, Bert Olmstead, Andy Bathgate and Red Kelly, while amassing four Stanley Cups for Toronto. When Imlach took over Buf- falo Sabres last May, he quickly fortified the expansion team with aging stars such as Don Marshall, Phil Goyette, Roger Crozier, Floyd Smith and Jean- Guy Talbol. Three weeks ago, with the Sabres see-sawing between the last two spots in the East Divi- sion standings, Imlach decided more age and experience was needed. Eddie Shack and Dick Duff, both of whom played right wi for Imlach at Toronto, were o tained by the Sabres from L Angeles Kings for defencem Mike McMahon and future co siderations. MOVE PAYS OFF Duff, 34, a member of Stanli Cup-winning teams with Moi real Canadiens and Toront made the move pay off Thur day night. The Kirkland Lake, Ont, n live fired the winning goal an assisted on two oilier scorir plays as Buffalo edged tl Kings 4-3 in the only schedule NHL game. In games tonight, Montre meets the Canucks in Vanco ver and California Golden Sea play host to P h i 1 a d e I p h 1 a Flyers. buff's goal, his second of the season, came with six minutes left in the game at Buffalo and only 40 seconds after another ex-Leaf, Bob Pulford, tied the count at Los Angeles led 2-1 after 20 minutes on goals by Eddie Joyal and Bob Berry. But with Los Angeles' Cities our quartets still unbeaten Bowling scores CAPRI BOWL MORNING COFFEE Beiiy Hobbs 362 June Tayl 5JB Dorothy Coolidge 235 (6ia Freda Linn 228 Mary Ann H bert 239 Glory Pecierson 510. MART1NUING Masa Gcshirimon 299 Lorrair Kirchner 281 Mary Tiiomso 288 Asa Munroe 272 Shi ley Marshall 2-17; Leone Wolosyn 2ur of the seven minor penal- es and both clubs were as- esscd a major for a second eriod tassle between John Ge- ch of the Saints and Larry cilson of the Cliinooks. and Mann defeated Wortli 5-4. Phillips was defeated by Win- nipeg's Gord Lowry who then lost to the Lemecha rink 54. coining tip The Lethbridge Junior Curl- ing Club will stage their annual High School Bonspiel on the 28, 29 and 30 of December, 1970. As in previous bonspiels, four events will be sought in the three-day affair as well as the grand aggregate trophy. Last year Dwayne Flaghamer Marollc in the penally box, Duff and Median scl up rookie Gil Pcrreatill with his 12lh goal with 28 seconds left in the sec- ond period to tic the score. Early in the final period, Duff and Median assisted on Al Hamilton's first goal as the Sabres jumped to a 3-2 lead. Buffalo hammered Denis De- Jordy in the Los Angeles net with 43 shots. Roger Crozier and Joe Daley turned back 20 drives for the Sabres. The victory snapped a five- game losing streak for the Sabres who hold down the East Division cellar with 17 points, six back of tile high-flying Maple Leafs. Los Angeles' loss was its lOlh in a row. The Kings are two points ahead of California, last place in the West Division with 18 points. Elsewhere in the league, De- troit Red Wings announced that veteran right winger Gordie Howe may return to the Red Wings' lineup in about 10 days. Howe, put of Detroit's last 10 games with a torn rib cartilage, has been skating daily and may see action one to two weeks be- fore his expected return. However, left winger Frank Mahovlich, acting as Detroit's leader in Howe's absence, has been sidelined with the flu and from Bassano captured the Sven] mifsred 4-2 loss lo Ericksen event while Bill Ham-' mon from Picture Butte took home the Fred Quittenbaum event. Another district youth, Brian MacDonald of Coaldale suc- ceeded in winning the Haig Clinic trophy. The top winner of last year's bonspiel though, was a local team skipped by Handy Peterson who picked up the John For- rest event along with the grand aggregate trophy. All events will be run off at the Lethbridge Civic Center. California in Oakland. BUFFALO 4 LOS ANGELES 3 First Period 1. Los Angeles, Joyal 7 {Ravlich, Marolle) 2. Buffalo, Keenan 5, 3. Los Angeles Berry 9 (Hoganson, Witling) Watson Second Period 4. Buffalo, Per- reault 1 (Duff, Meehan) Penal- ties Widing, Krake Mar- otta Third Period 5. Buffalo, Hamilton 1 (Duff, Meehant 6. Los An- geles, Pulford 11, 7. Buffalo, buff 2 (Meehan. Hamilton) Pen- allies Pratt Barrio 4-24, Pul- ford Ravlich Price Kennon Shots on goal by Los Angeles 1 1 Buffalo............ 7 1! ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES Boslon YorK Montreal 'ancouver Detroit Ifilcago 1. Louis Ainnesota W L T F A Pt: 20 1? 10 13 16 10 15 11 18 fi IB Wesl Division 20 5 5 117 61 J5 15 7 8 78 68 3E 12 13 5 (53 75 29 12 13 A 73 72 58 7 14 10 BO 86 24 5 133 77 5 90 53 43 5 100 7-1 -13 3 9? 109 29 a 86 102 !J 1 139 97 23 5 54 109 17 Pittsburgh os Angeles ___ B 16 4 iga zu aiiforn'ia 8 19 2 64 99 IB NHL LEADERS G A PlS Pirn Esposilo, BOS .........28 29 57 21 Orr, Bos.............12 3d .18 43 Hodge, Bos..........17 22 39 dQ R Hull, Chi..........Ifi 23 3B 13 Kurtenbach, V........13 21 3.1 56 McKenzie, Bos....... 9 25 3J 50 Bucyk, Bos..........17 15 32 A Raielle, NY..........15 17 32 Delvecchio; Det.......12 70 32 2 Mikita, Chi.......... 9 23 32 20 AMERICAN LEAGUE WESTERN CANADA Eastern Division W L T F A PIS Estevan 13 B 1 106 79 37 Winnipeg ......16 13 1 139 116 33 F'ljn Fieri.....15 12 2 106 101 32 Brandon.....11 20 0 122 165 22 Regrna......8 17 1 74 101 17 Western Division Edmonton 21 7 l 142 97 A3 Calgary 16 9 3 9-1 68 35 Saskatoon 13 16 1 136 1S9 17 Swift Current 12 15 2 93 112 26 Medicine Hat 8 21 0114153 16 CENTRAL LEAGUE L T F A Pti 6 J 99 77 3.( 0 5 101 93 29 12 3 69 69 25 7 2 90 68 2.i 12 2 9J 98 2.1 3 92 105 21 3 60 VI 13 East Division Quebec Providence Springfield Montreal 11 15 1 8 17 5 West Division Cleveland Rochester Hershey ALBERTA JUNIOR F A Pts 93 96 28 90 93 2fi 93 104 23 88 110 21 B7 68 32 98 7i 30 72 7-{ 25 78 78 25 Red Deer Lethbridge Edm. Leafs WESTERN LEAGUE W L T F A Pts 4 130 99 3J 5 123 98 33 -i 133 91 30 1 130 129 27 1 82 112 19 3 96 166 11 Portland San Dego Seattle Denver Salt, Lake Cly Phoenix W L 19 7 14 IT 13 9 9 14 10 15 8 17 T F A Pts 2 103 80 40 5 101 92 33 87 79 29 91 105 76 2 82 22 4 82 102 20 Omaha Oklahoma City 12 10 Fort Worlh 11 12 Dallas..... 12 7 Kansas City 11 12 Tulsa 9 13 Amarillo 5 14 HOCKEY SCORES National Buffalo Los Angeles 3 American Quebec 3 Providence 2 Central Omaha 4 Fort Worth 4 Eastern Nashville Salem 3 Clinton 6 Jacksonville S Syracuse B New Haven 6 Ontario Junior Peterborough 7 Niagara Falls I Montreal 5 Hamilton 2 Western Canada Esfevan 6 Brandon 1 Swift Current 3 Calgary 7 Manitoba Junior St. Boniface 6 Portage la Prairie 1 Saskatchewan Junior Humboldt 3 Regina1 2 Alberta Junior Red Deer 6, Edm Movers 4 PRO BASKETBALL NBA Soslon 102 Buffalo 53 Phoenix 117 Detroit Philadelphia 125 Seattle 117 ABA Kentucky 154 Florida 123 Denver 103 Memphis 99 iet Setters eek title 740 4th Avc. S. 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Jj i Milk River will be the small- n est and youngest team entered J5 in the event which will see the fi j winner earn a berth in the Jj i Canada Winlcr Games lo he j held in Saskatoon in February. Tournament action gets under way at nino Saturday morning, THROW AWAY THAT SHOVEL! BE SURE OF TROUBLE-FREE WINTER PRIVING with FIRESTONE SNOW TIRES WITH STUDS ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETf TIRE SAtES 4 SERVICE 402 Ht Att. SouhS, Hmru w 327-4W ;