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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, 20, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 15 Injury-riddled Rangers no match for Orr, Espo JOHNwASIUKIEWICZ CURTIS TRAVIS Hoop tourney all set to go For the 23rd consecutive year the place for every basket- ball fan to be Dec 26 and 27 is the Lethbndge Civic Sports Centre watching the annual Senior Men's Christmas Basketball Tournament iL Eight teams will be battling it out for the tournament championship this year and many familiar names will hit the floor for the various teams entered in the two day tourney The tourney will feature seven games each day with game times being 9 30 and 11 a m and 1, 2 30, 4, 7 and 9 p m. Competition promises to be extremely tough this year with the Raymond entry looking like the team to beat Raymond will feature the three Tollestrup brothers, Tim, Phil and Wally as well as the Williams boys, Gary and Allan Adding even more strength to this impressive hne-up will be Don McClam, Don Heggie and John Jasmkiewicz from the LCC Doug's of Lethbndge will be giving the Raymond boys a run for the money, however, as they have reinforced their young squad with Kurt Wolsey from the U of L Pronghorns and Curtis Travis and Dave Preus from the Kodiaks Bret Fairbanks is also joining the team which already features the Hansen boys, Robin and Robert as well as Dave Clark and coach Wes Rice Doug's will be without the services of Jim Toone, however Toone broke his ankle in a league game early this week ralgary Cascades will build their hopes around well known TorrTsmdlmger Ken Kaake and Ken Myhre Smdlmger has appeared in more Christmas tournaments than any other basketballer Calgary LDS have two Southern Albertans on their squad, Randy Milner and Doug Hirsche The dark horse of the tournament could well be Makoi Homes led by Bruce Milhs and Vern Jubber The Makoi Homes'crew are currently the league leaders m the Calgary A T pfiPUG Other teams entered m the tournament are Medicine Hat College the Western All-Stars and the Roska Fix's All 'the games in the tourney will be played under Inter- national Rules, which will serve to speed up play as there is a 30 second shooting rule in effect The most valuable player m the Christmas Tournament will receive the Allan Tollestrup Memorial trophy The tourney is a double knockout competition and will see Doug's take on Calgary LDS in the first game Thursday at 9 30 a m and Medicine Hat College going against Roska Fix s at n a m At 1 p m the Western All Stars meet Raymond and at 2 30 Calgary Cascades battle Makoi Homes A tournament ticket is priced at and each two-game ses- sion is priced at The Canadian Press Bobby Orr scored three goals and four assists to lead Boston Bruins to a 10-2 National Hockey League win over New York months ago That Boston romp happened when Rangers paid their first visit last season to Boston Garden The teams followed the same script Thursday night when the Rangers paid their first visit of this season, except the score was 11-3 and the three goals and four assists were collected by Phil Esposito Orr had a goal and three as- sists as the Bruins pulled back to within five points of the leading Buffalo Sabres in the Adams Division In other games, Philadelphia Flyers beat Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1, Pitt- sburgh Penguins tied 44 with Kansas City Scouts and Los Angeles Kings defeated Washington Capitals 4-1 Esposito, who ran his season goal total to 29 and took over the league scoring lead with 63 points, one ahead of Orr, said after the game that he felt sorry for the injury-riddled Rangers "I needed a program to know their said Esposito "They've lost so many play- ers this year Don't blame their goalies We poured it on them like there was no one in front of them The Rangers took a 2-0 lead on goals by Rod Gilbert and Steve Vickers in the first four minutes Then, with eight veterans injured and nine rookies m the lineup, they wilted The Bruins scored four first-period goals, two by Gregg Sheppard, one by Orr, his 22nd, and another by Bobby Schmautz Ross Brooks, Boston's No 2 goalie, started his seventh straight game for Boston He retired after being cut behind the leg for four stitches and Gilles Gilbert played the third period New York starter Curt Ridley allowed six goals and gave way to veteran Ed Giacomin early m the second period Giacomm injured his knee in a goal mouth scramble and was to be examined in New York today At Pittsburgh, the Penguins outshot Kansas City 34-20 in the first two periods but managed to get only two goals past goalie Peter McDuffe and fell behind 4-2 But rookies Mario Fauoert and Pierre Larouche each scored in the third period to gam the tie with the expansion Scouts, who had lost their previous six games on the road Don Renner has commanding lead League wants Lethbridge COQUITLAM, B C (CP) The Western Canada Mai or Junior Lacrosse league, formerly the Pacific Junior A Lacrosse League, is negotiating with prospective franchise holders m Edmon- ton, Calgary and Lethbndge Wally Donaldson of Co- quitlam, league com- missioner, said proposals from Victoria Saanich, Surrey and North Vancouver had been rejected He said ex- pansion should be to other parts of Canada, rather than on a parochial level The league now has five teams New Westminster, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Rich- mond and Victoria Es- quiiralt Donaldson said it is the only Junior A league West of Ontario FIRST BLACK BADEN-BADEN, West Germany (AFP) The West German soccer team, reign- ing World Cup champions, will field a black player for the first time Sunday He is Erwm Kostedde, a 28-year-old centre-foreward SHOOTERS' The first Executive Meeting of the newly formed Alberta Federation of ng Sports was held in Calgary Sunday past This Association s obfeS are to co ord.nate all shooting disciplines wrthm the provmce i f as to sex or physical strength Because of this the Department of Youth and Recreate and other Governmental agencies such as Prmpct Recreation have funds available for assistance The Albet Federation of Shooting Sports has initially received a S3 000 Administrative Grant and a further Special Grant of S5 000 is available for use on an immediate basis Uke all governmental agencies they require assurance that grants will be utilized with effectiveness and most of the grants are awarded on a matching basis means that for every dollar mat the grant provides the recipients must show where they have an eouivalent amount of money The Federation not concieved to supplant any existing Based on for their activities dozens of small clubs who are not formally affiliated with the Alberta Provincial Ria g tion governing nfle and pistol shooting or the Alberta T ap Association governing Trap Shooting or the Black Powder Federation of Canada Their fro? step to obtaining financial assistance must be Tan frompossible fmancia, benef.ts the Federation will produce a calendar of events ensuring that a minimum of conflict will occur between dates scheduled by various clubs For further information you may contact Lethbridge Director Bob Hobbs at Plainsman Sports FUINSHAH SFOBTS western Canada s leading sup- plier of quality firearms target equipment reloading supplies lightweight camping gear com- plete gunsmithing service LETHBRIDOC, ALT A. PtWM 32S-SS22 KEN KOTKAS BOB HOBBS SHEILA KINO DON MARINO ART BOURNE RITA BROOKS BOSTON 11 RANGERS 3 First period 1 NY Rangers Gilbert 15 'Ratelle Vickers) 311 2 NY "Rangers Vickers 14 (Ratelle 3 Boston Sheppard 7 (Marcotte Orr) 4 42 4 Boston Orr 22 (Esposito Hodge) 8 15 5 Boston Sheppard 8 (Bucyk Schmautz) 1325 6 Boston Schmautz 8 (Esposito Vadnais) 1913 Penalties Stemkowski 0 34 Vadnais 5 27 Greschner 6 32 Second period 7 Boston Hodge 11 (Orr Esposito) 018 8 Boston Esposito 27 (Hodge Mar cotte) 043 9 Boston Marcotte 15 (Esposito) 0 58 10 Boston Bucyk 14 (Schmautz Vadnais) 208 11 Boston Esposito 28 (Vadnais) 910 12 NY Rangers Holland 1 (MacMillan Maloney) 15 37 Penalties OReilly 629 Ratelle 8 10 Third period 13 Boston Esposito 29 (Orr Marcotte) 1 18 14 Boston OReilly7 1108 Penalties None Shots on goal by NY Rangers 3 9 Boston 14 14 11-39 Attendance 15 003 PHILADELPHIA 5 TORONTO 1 period 1 Toronto Glennie 1 (Ellis Ullman) 8 02 2 Philadelphia Barber 14 (Kelly Clarke) 1548 3 Philadelphia Lonsberry 7 (Van Impe Macleish) 1733 4 Philadelphia Lonsberry 8 (Jim Watson Clarke) 1943 Penalties Salmong 217 Clarke 240 846 Saleski 1125 Dunn Leach 16 35 Neely 18 06 Second period No scoring Penalties McDonald Harris 3 09 Van Impe 315 8 23 Salmmg 11 35 Sabourm 11 56 Clement 17 36 Third period 5 Philadelphia Clement 9 (MacLeiSh Bladon) 3 52 6 Philadelphia Barber 15 844 Penalties McDonald Dupont (Minor majors) 7 59 Dupont 17 30 Shots on goal by Toronto 5 6 9-20 Philadelphia 19 14 9-42 Attendance 17 007 LOS ANGELES 9, WASHINGTON 1 First Period 1 Los Angeles Komakoski 1 (Goring Nevm) 1 36 2 Washington Kryskow 6 (Hryciuk) 1445 Penalties Kryskow 121 Lalonde 3 48 Berry 6 54 Carr 12 40 Jikkelson W 1357 Maloney 1640 Second Period 3 Los Angeles Williams 1 (Kannegiesser Carr) 1748 4 Los Angeles Murphy 12 (Harper Brown) 1826 Penalties Maloney minor major 6 49 Hrycuik 816 Kryskow Berry majors 1527 Corrigan double minor Marson 1606 Anderson 16 26 Mohns1738 Third Period 5 Los Angeles Berry 9 (Brown Mozak) 2 36 Penalties Anderson 4 16 Laframboise 14 21 on goal by Washington 5 6 Los Angeles 11 15 16-42 Goal Belhumeur Washington vachon Los Angeles Attendance 9 229 PITTSBURGH 4 KANSAS CITY 4 period 1 Kansas City Nolet 14 (Burns Charron) 0 50 2 Pittsburgh Arnason 10 (Larouche) 3 06 3 Kansas City Burns 5 (Charron Nolet) 1232 Peralty Paradise 4 50 Second period 4 Kansas City Nolet 15 (Charron Houle) 0 25 5 Kansas City Burns 6 (Hughes Nolet) 2 31 6 Pittsburgh Debenedet 6