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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LFTHDRIDGE HERALD Thursday, December 24, 1970 Boston finally wins in, Olympia Leafs break Vancouver spell with victory By EL) SIMON Canadian Press Slaff Writer A couple of monkeys disap- peared irom the backs of Na- liornil Hockey League clubs Wednesday night. Boston Bruins won a game in Detroit for the first time in nearly two years. And Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Vancou- ver Canucks for the first time in iciorded history. The Bruins, riding a nine game winning streak, and the Leafs, with seven straight victo- ries under their belt, were jiiLX- proof as Boston edged the Red Wings 2-1 and Toronto thrashed the Canucks 7-2. New York Rangers also won their seventh in a row, a 6-1 de- cision over Pittsburgh Pen- guins, to remain tied with Bos- ton for first place in the NHL's East Division. Chicago Black Hawks, leaders in the West, de- feated Los Angeles Kings 6-4 to open up a 10-point margin over St. Louis Blues, who had a 2-2 tie with Montreal Canadians. Speaking of jinxes, the Blues Kings dropped to fourth spot tHE OLD AND THE NEW-Quarterback Earl Morrall of the Baltimore Colts, who still has a somewhat" outmoded crew cut hairdo, laLrcjhs as he views the pink jump- suit and handbag worn by teammate Roy Jefferson. Jefferson, left, a wide receiver on the Colts who has caught 45 passes this season, has several mod outfits that wow the Colt and the postgame crowds. He gets a chance to display another one Saturday when the Colts meet Cincinnati Bengals. Shoivdoivn games on iveekend run, a little It's not true that Baltimore Colts seldom run the football. It's just that they don't run it far. In winning the East Division (Hie of the American Footbal] Conference with an 11-2-1 record, the Colts tried 410 passes and 411 running plays. They gained yards the air and only on the ground. The Baltimore running attack severely hampered when veteran Tom Matte, who gained yards last year, limped off the field in the opening game with an injured knee and stayed out all season. That left rookie Norm Buliach as the club's leading rusher with a modest total of 426 yards. But Cincinnati Bengals, who meet the Colts Saturday in one of four "weekend playoff games in the National Football League, are unlikely to gear their de- fence for an orthodox passing attack. Rookie coach Don MeCafferly has perked up the Baltimore at- tack with few imaginative touches, VARIED OFFENCE There have been double re- verses, some ending in paJses. They have come up with end- arounds, quick screens, tight- end screens, double and triple and raan-in-motion plays from a full backfield. Detroit Lions visit Dallas Cowboys in the other Saturday playoff. On Sunday, Minnesota Vikings entertain Francisco M9ers and Miami Dolphins play the Raiders at Oakland. Statistics point to an interest- ing battle between the Vikings and M9ers. The Minnesota defence has thrown opposing quarterbacks for losses 49 times this year, the second-highest total in the NFL. But San Francisco's offensive line set a league record by per- mitting quarterback John Bra- die to be dumped only eight times. The '49ers scored the most points, 352, and had the fewest passes intercepted, 10. The Vi- kings tied with Detroit for the roost interceptions, 28, and al- lowed the fewest points, 143. The Miami-Oakland game shapes up as a contrast in offen- sive power. Miami, led by Larry Csonka's 874 yards rush- ing, had the most effective ground attack in the American Conference while Raider quart- erback Daryle Lamonica was the AFC's top passer. "Tiie league rules state the games must be re- The Lethbridge Sugar Kings find tliernselvcs four points less as a result of a protest made by the Red Deer Rustlers which was upheld by the Alberta Ju- niior Hockey League Wedncs- The Rustlers protested Uiat the Sugar Kings had used an ineligible player, Dave George, in games November 28 and 29 which were won by the Kings 8-4 and 5-2. In a prepared statement, AJHL president Doug Lauchlan said; that played, one in Red Deer and the oilier in Lethbridge. at the convenience of both clubs." Coach and manager of the Rustlers, Alf Cadman was not satisfied with the league ruling and has decided to carry the matter further and will retake the protest up with the dian Amateur Hockey Associa- tion. Previously, the CAHA had de- cided to let the AJHL smooth out their differences by them- selves. On the oilier hand King's manager Syd Hall is upset over the league's decision but has kept a cool head over the whole situation. Prior to the two encounters in question, Lauchlan had given the Kings permission to use George, but under the protest made by the Rustlers his per- mission was over-ruled. For Hall, the decision stands and he is willing to replay matches although his club is getting the short-end of the deal. He feels that if the protest should be carried any further it may have an adverse effect on the league. When asked what his inten- tions are at this time he re- plied: "We'll just have to wait until Cadman finishes." With the decision against the Kings it has plunged them into fourth place in the six-team league with 28 points, one be- hind the Edmonton Maple Leafs. Calgary currently rules the roost with 36 points, one more than the second place Rustlers wim now have two games in hand. High school bonspiel set for Monday Action in the annual Lelh- have yet to beat Montreal at St. Louis in 15 meetings since they entered the NHL years ago. Tlu'ce of the previous games were tied. The Bruins, whose last victory in Detroit was on Feb. 22, pumped two goals past goal- tender Jim Rutherford in the first six minutes but were balked by the rookie nctniindei1 the rest of the way. The rookie netminder made eight stops on Phil Esposilo, Boston'? 30-goal shooter, as the Bruins fired 39 shots at him with Ed Westfall and Fred Stan- field the only successful marks- men. Frank Mahovlich robbed Ed Johnston of his shutout early in the third period when his shot rent in off the skate of Boston defenceman Ted Green. Deflections also played a part in the early going at Toronto, where Leaf defenceman Mike Pelyk bounced one in off Pat Quinn, a former team-mate, and then co-operated unwillingly as Dan Johnson banked home a shot to give Vancouver a 2-1 lead. The Canucks began to fall apart shortly after their cap- tain, Orland Kurtenbach, limped to the dressing room with a bruised knee after a bod- ycheck by Leaf defenceman Bobby Baun in the first period. The Leafs scored three times in the second period and three more in the third, two of them by Norm Ullman. CANUCKS PROTEST GOAL The game-winner by rookie Darryl Slttler drew protests from the Canucks, who con- tended that Jim Harrison tripped goalie George Gardner in the crease just before the puck went in. They objected again on the next goal, claiming that a shot by Harrison had not crossed the goal line. The Leafs kept Gardner busy with a barrage of 57 shots while Vancouver fired 29 at Toronto goalie Jacques Plante. The victory moved Toronto Summaries bridge High School Bonspiel into a fourth-place tie with the gels under way Monday niorn- ing at the Ice Centre with 49 rinks from lliroughoul southern Alberta entered in the race for Cards, Vikings lead selections Olseii heads defense NEW YORK (AP) Defen- sive tackle Merlin Olsen of Los Angeles Rams, selected for the ninth time in his nine-year car- eer, heads the -ID-man National Football Conference all-star team announced Wednesday for the AFC-NFC pro bowl at Los Angeles Jan. 24. The game will be the first meeting Football under Ihe Naliona! League's two-confer- ence slructure, matching all- star teams from the American and National conferences. The GOING TO CALGARY? Stay at STETSON VILLAGE MOTEL TV TWIN BEDS PHONES 100 Avenue and Macieod Trail PHONE 253-1196 COUECT To All Qur Customers and Friends Our Best Wishes For A Very Merry. Christmas and A Happy New Year STEVE TOMIE LORNE FONG COUNT ON US TO SERVE EVFRY MOTORING NEED AT J D Of ('nurse, PONTIAC-BUICK-ACADIAN-FIREBIRD-BEAUMONT-G.M.C. make-up of the AFC team was announced earlier. Olsen heads a defensive unit dotted with seven players with at least six previous all-star ap- pearances. Besides Olsen, they are- his teammate, end Deacor Jones, tackle Bob Lilly and cor- nerback Mel Renfro of Dallas C o w b o y s, middle linebackei Dick Butkus of Chicago Bears mid safeties Larry Wilson of St. Louis Cardinals and Willie Wood of Green Bay Packers. Heading up the offensive unit are quarterbacks John Brodie of San Francisco '49ers, the NFC's No. 1 passer, and Fran Tarken- ton of New York Giants plus two Brown of Washington Redskins and Hon Johnson of the Giants. CARD, VIKINGS LEAD St. Louis and Minnesota Vi- kings lead in representation with six players each. Every other team has at least one squad member with the excep- tion of Philadelphia Eagles and New Orleans Saints. Besides Wilson, the Cardinal representatives are running back MacArthur Lane, tight end Jerry Smith, tackle Ernie Mc- Millan, linebacker Larry S'tall- ings and cornerback Roger Wehrli. Two members of Minnesota's Front Carl and tackle Alan the Vi- kings' contingent. The others are receiver Gene Washington, running back Dave Osborn, place-kicker Fred Cox and safe- ly Karl Kassulkc. The squad was selected on voting by the 13 NFC coaches, who could not ballot for players on their own learns. As in the case of the AFC team, 20 offen- sive players were selected, 17 defenders and three spccuilisLs. The teams: j OtTFACE Wide receivers Oirn.'ll Dale. Green bay; flick Gordon. Chicago; Gene Washington, Minnesota: Gene Washinston, San Francisco. Tight ends Charlie Sanders, Detroit; Jackie Smith, St. Louis. Tackles Bob Brown, las Angeles; Charlie Cowan, Los Angeles; Ernie McMillan, St. Louis. Guards Gale Gillingham, Green Bay; Tom Mack, Los An- geles; John Niland, Dallas. Centres Ed Flanagan, De- troit; Lenllauss, Washington. Quarterbacks John Brodie, San Francisco; Fran Tarkenton. New York. Running backs Larrj Brown, Washington; Ron John- son, New York; MacArthur Lane, St. Louis; Dave Osborn Minnesota. DEFENCE Ends Carl Eller, Minne- sota; Claude Humphrey, At- lanta; Deacon Jones, Los Ange- les. Tackles Bob Lilly, Dallas; Merlin Olsen, Los Angeles; Alan Page, Minnesota. Outside linebackers Fred Carr, Green Bay; Larry Stali- ings, St. Louis; Dave Wilcox, San Francisco. Middle linebackers Dick Butkus, Chicago; Tom Nobis, Atlanta. Corncrbacks Jimmy John- son. San Francisco; Mel Renfro, Dallas; Roger Wehrli, St. Louis. Safeties Karl Kassulke, Minnesota; Larry Wilson, St. Louis; Willie Wood, Green Bay. SPECIALISTS Punter Bobby Joe Green, Chicago. Placekk-ker Fred Cox, Min- nesota. Kick returner Cecil Turner, Chicago. CHOSE TARTAN TURK DALLAS (AP) Dallas Cow- boys chose Tartan Turf Wedncs- :iay for the playing surface in Texas Stadium, scheduled to be for the 1971 season. honors and prizes. Play opens at nine Monday morning in the Sver Ericksen event with the secom draw, also in the Ericksen event, set for Thin round piay starts at tw o'clock. Curlers will continue to see action Tuesday with the win ners to be decided Wednesday The opening draw follows. A.M. Du.ilcp, Lethbridge vs, K. Welsh Vauxhall; Rosier, Lethbridge Mueller, Warner; Kirkpatrick, Lelh bridge vs. Smith, Cardslon; Lembridge vs. Clarke, Cosldale; Lyi Lelhbridge vs. Dahl, Magrath; Norr Lefhbridne vs. Krcfin, Taber; Terry Lelhbridge vs. Hattori, Picture Butte Fuller, Lethbridqe vs. Foxall, Coal- dale; Wsibe, Leihbridge vs. Ikcbuchi, Picture. Butte; Murray, Picture Bulte vs. Tsuiiura, Coaldale. A.M. Vaselenak, Coaldale vs. Hamling. Warner; Rothe, Cardslon vs, Hearne, Foremost; Hillmer, Magrath v Zrnseff, Kuugen, Foil mos; vs. Roiner, Crowsnest; Culle Warner vs. Fladhansw, Sassanc; King, Foremost vs. Newlove, Pinchei Creek; Marsh, Vauxhall vs. O'Donnell, Milk. River; Tajiri, Vauxhall Greene, Vulcan; TaKasski, P Butte vs. Russell, Milk River; Rod- Taber vs. Sevalrud, Bow Island. 1 P.M. Erdman, Lethbridge vs. Lindei MilK River; Kemp, Pincher Bryant, 'Vauxhall; McAndrews, Vaux- hall vs. T. Mueller, Warner; D. Welsh, Milk River vs.. Calvert, Mc- Nevin, Vauxhall vs. winner of Murray and Tsuiiura. expansion club, which bar. beaten them in a pre-season game and three times since the TORONTO 7 VANCOUVER First Period 1. Vancouver, Boud rlas 13 (cullen, Hatouml 2. To- ronto, Pclyk 2 (Ley, Sillier) 3. Vancouver, Johnson 6 (Tallon, Se uuin) 7-03. Penaili Wilkins, Ullman McKenny Tallon Popicl Doak Spencer Maiors MacMillan Sly Quinn, Harrison Second Period 4. Toronto. Ellis 10 (Ullman, Spencer) ?M5; 5. Toronto Sillier 5 (Harrison) 6. Toronto, Harrison 7 (Sillier, Ley) Penal- ties Ley Harrison Third Period 7. Toroilo, Arm- 4 (Harrison, McKenny) into. Ullman 15 (E 9. Toronto. Ullman IS (Ellis, Spencer) Penalties Tallon, Pelyk Harrison Shols on goal by Vancouver.......... Toronto Attendance 7-29 13-57 Diiiiiies earn berth in Games start of the schedule. The only consolation for the o'clock losers was the news that Kur Manchester loses glory LONDON (CP) Manchester United, formerly the glamor club of English soccer, was humbled 2-1 by Aston Villa Wednesday night as the Third Division side powered through to a Football League Cup final berth against Tottenham Hot- spur. A record crowd of saw Aston Villa clinch a 3-2 aggre- gate semi-final triumph while Tottenham needed overtime to beat Bristol City 2-0 in the other semi-final, second-leg match. Hotspur won 3-2 on aggregate. Manchester United was worn down by the hard-working Villa side and goals by Andy Loch- head and Pat McMahon can- celled out an early goal by Brit- ain Kidd. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MONDAY, DEC 28 8.30 p.m. BOB 5WEETAN vs BOB tUECK PAUl PEUER vs MIGHTY URSUS KIllER BUDDY AUSTIN vs GORDON IVEY CARUSO vs RUHl plus 2 more big bouli Admission Box Office opens 7 p.m. STAMPEDE WSESTtING on CJIH-TV tenbach's injury would not keep him out of the lineup for their next game in Vancouver Satur day against Chicago. The Hawks got two-goal ef forts from Pit Martin and Bobby Hull as they overcame 3-2 deficit at Los Angeles. SCORED IN EMPTY NET Hull's 18th and 19th goals ol the season gave them the vic- tory. He beat Denis DeJordy with a blazing 50-footcr early in the third period, then found the imply net with 28 seconds re- maining after the Los Angeles netminder had been pulled for an extra attacker. The Rangers, unbeaten in their last 17 home games, per- mitted only 24 shots on Gilles Villemure and fired 46 at Pitts- burgh goalie Al Smith in their romp against the Penguins. They led 3-0 at the end of the irst period and had a 6M) mar- jui before Keith McCreary scored for the losers with barely ,wo minutes left. Boys' and Girls' SKATE EXCHANGE PROFESSIONAL SKATE SHARPENING PER PAIR 500 See us for the most complete stock of SKATES unci HOCKEY EQUIPMENT in Southern Alberta Check us also for (he best team prices. BERT MAC'S CYQE LTD. 913 3rd Avo. S. Phona 327-322) Open Thun. i, Fri. Till 9 p.m. 'Serving Soulh Albcrla for over 30 CALGARY (CP) Univer- sity of Calgary Dinosaurs won the right to represent Alberta in basketball at the 1971 Can- ada Winter Games Feb. 11-22 at by winning a three- day round robin tournament that ended Wednesday night. The Dinosaurs, sparked by Jerry Diakowicz who scored 16 points, won the final game in the modified double knockout tournament over Mount Royal College Cougars. Bill and Jim Lathrop each reached the finals by beating ,he Cougars 83-74 Tuesday. The Cougars beat Lethbridge Com- munity College 87-71 earlier Wednesday for their final berth. Lethbridge gained the semi- finals with a 73-67 win over Ed- monton Gameau Grads, elim- inating the Grads from the competition. Monday, Edmonton was beat- en 99-59 by the Dinosaurs and Mount Royal downed Leth- bridge 88-67. YOkK 6 PITTSBURGH 1 First Period 1. New York, E0ers 7 (Gilbert, Parkl 2. New York, Tkaczuk 9 (Balon) 3. New York, Slemkowskl 7 (Park, Brown) Penal lies Saihor Blackburn McCallum, Gilbert Second Pericd 4. New York, Gil- bert 9 (Park) 7-02. Penalties Kru- llcki Walson Norton Rupp IMS. Third Period 5. New York, Hell- son 3 (Tkaczuk) 6. New York, Ratelle 18 (Norton, Eqers) 7. Pittsburgh McCreary ii (Woytowich, Bathgate) Penalties None. Shots on goal by Net Attet York lance BOSTON 2 DETROIT T First Period 1. Boston, Westfall 10 (Bailey) 2. Boston, Sianfield 11 (Qrr, Esposito) 6-04; Penalties Bergman McKenzie Hart Howe D. Smith Second Pericd No scoring. Penal- ties Webster McKenzie Third Pericct 3. Detroit, Mahov- lich 13 IDelvecchio. Bergman1) :34 Penalty Hart Shols on goal by Boston 16 18 Detroit............ 11 7 Attendance ST. LOUIS 2 MONTREAL 2 rst Period 1. Montreal, Lc- maire a (Cournoyer, Beiivcau) Penalties Lapointe Picard Mahovlich R. Plager Second Pericd 2. Montreal, Coi- ns 3 (Rocheforf) 3. St. Louis, Sabourin B (Berenson, Ecclestone) Penalties Sutherland Tremblay -43, Bordelcau Mahovlich major, minor, Tardif, Rob- erts, B. Plager majors Bou- chard Third J. 51. Louis, Morrl- in 3 (Sabourin, B. Plager) Penalties R. Plager Houit Bouchard Shots on goal by Montreal........... 10 TO St. Louis......... 10 11 Attendance CHICAGO 6, LOS ANGELES 4 First Period 1. Los Anaeles. Grenie 2, 2. Chicago, Martin 14 (Plnder) Penalties Hoganson, 2-51, Price, Maloney, minor-ma- Second Period 3. Los Anaeles, Flood 8 {Marotte, Londsberry) 1. Chicago, Pappin 3 (Pinder, Staple- ton) 5. Lcs Angeles, Pulford 12 (Price) Penalties Berry Jappin, major Morotte, ihmyr, major Hoganson, major 3-37; White, Marotte, Third Period 6, Chicago Makl 12 Campbell) 7. Los Angeles, Berry 1 (Hoganson, Widing) S. Chi- cago, Martin 15 (Stapleton) 9. Chicago, Hull IS, 10. Chicago, Hull 19 {Angolti, White) Penal- minor and major Curtis, major Mikita, Wid- ng, 13-15; Mikita, double minor Shots on goal by Chicago............ IT 9 Los Angeles 5 15 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORE NATIONAL LEAGUE East Divisior .Ion v York Montreal Chicago St. Louis Phila..... 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