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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, 24, 1971 THE UTHBRIDGI HERALD IS Four-point outing for Sabres' leading scorer Perreault immune to so-called sophomore jinx By ED SIMON Canadian Press Staff Writer Gil Perreault, who set Na- tional Hockey League records for goals and points scored by a f i r s t -y e a r man last season, never seems to have heard of the sophomore jinx. Boston Bruins wish someone would ex- plain it to him. The 21-year-old centre scored two goals and set up the other two Thursday night as Buffalo Sabres escaped from the East Division cellar by holding the Bnrins to a 4-4 tie. The result was painful for the Brains, who blew a two-goal lead and a chance to lie Mont- real Canadians for second place in the division. They now trail the leading New York Rangers by four points with two games in hand. DOES THIS BR.ONG TO NOT PRETTvV SOON I'LL 'AVE '1M WAITIN' FOR AN ANSWER Clubs, blades for Irishmen Would Knute be happy' SOUTH BEND, Ind. (CP-AP) Legend has it that more than 40 years ago Knute Rockne looked with concern at "any game that puts dubs in the hands and blades on the feet" of Irishmen. But he didn't say anything about Canadians. And there are nine Canadians on the Notre Dame hockey squad that has become a colle- giate power during the last four years. It has been less than a vin- tage year for sport at the pri- vate Roman Catholic institmion which Rockne turned into a football powerhouse during (he late 1920s. Tile football team lost two In Stock Now! 3 ONLY 1972 SKI-DQO ELAN 12 h.p. motor, 15" tfock, 35 to 45 m.p.h. 645 NOW ONLY BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD, 913 3rd Ave. S. PhonB 327-322] "Serving S. Alberta for over 35 years" games this year and turned down the possibility of a bowl invitation. And the basketball squad is playing a tough sched- ule with unheralded s o p h o- In hockey, it's different. Charles (Lefty) Smith, said when coach that 41, became head was for hockey to "attain the stature of football and basketball" on the Notre Dame campus. CROWDS GROW "Our facility seats for hockey. Our first year we aver- Draws set up for junior bonspiel Some 34 rinks will take part In the 25th annual High School Curling Bonspiel which will nm from December 27-29 at the Civic Centre curling rink. Majority of the rinks will be from southern Alberta, but a few from Okotoks, Brooks and High River will make the trip south for the three-day four event affair. Following is the list of draws made up for the opening day. A.M. P. Mills (Okotoks) T. Mueller D. Monroe (Champion) vs. R. Sagar A. Wiebe (Leth- bridge) vs. L. Charlesworth (Picture L. Kvale (Vauxhall) vs. G. Hysrika H. Hlnclrlk (Pic- lure Butte) vs. J. Wauters R. Ikebuchl i Picture Butte) vs. K. Gaits (Milk J. Machacek (Ulhbrldge) vs. R. Dannat P. Lyon Let h bridge) vs. A. Doherly (Bow J, Schuetema (Fort Macleod) vs. B. Rothe V. Knoblick (Cardston) vs. B. Allspp A.M. B. stfluth (Vauxhflll) vs. T. Boyle L. McKL D. Ellert (Milk (High River) AA. Doen (Warner) vs. T. MeLennnn (Cool- N. Trainer (Lethbridgc) vs. J. Bosch (Milk F. Hougen (Fore- most) vs. B. Schneyder D. Hougen (Foremost) vs. J. Onama J. Furukawa (Picture Butte) vs. L. Marune If any rinks are not listed please call Jerry Machacek, collect 757- 3628. Olrf-Fashioned Wishes for n very Merry Chrlstmasl The Uthbtidge Herald Printing and Lithography Division Phone 327-3203 or 328-4411 AND LET US HELP YOU! aged 1.600 a game, then the second year and last year we were up to We think we'll be near by the end of the Smith says. This year, the Irish started off strong and led the Westesn Col- legiate Hockey Association- toughest in the United until they lost a pair of 6-5 deci- sions to Michigan. Now they stand 4-4 in conference play and have the three leading individ- ual scorers in the league. Eddie Bumhacco, sophomore from Sault Sle. Marie, Ont., leads with 11 goals and 17 points. Ian Williams, sophomore from Toronto, is second with 15 points ?nd freshman John Campbell from the Soo has 12 points. Bumbacco, immediately after last season, had surgery to cor- rect a chronic shoulder separa- tion. He had 30 goals and 15 25 games last year. He missed another six games with mononucleosis. Two years ago he set a North- ern Ontario Hookey Association record witli 119 points on 05 goals and 54 assists and was named the league's most valua- ble player. He is enrolled in the college of arts and letters. PICKED BV PENGUINS Williams, like Bumbacco, is a wuiger. He was picked by Pitts- burgh Penguins last June in the National Hockey League ama- teur draft. The Notre Dame book says of Campbell: "Rated one of the top players tn come out of the Soo area. Great playmaker with a good shot, could be n college star. Was a marked man in NOHA finished sixth in league scoring despite missing part of season with a knee injiu-y scored 87 points on 35 goals and 52 asfdsts enrolled in the college of business administra- tion." Other Canadians on (he include centres John Noble and Paul Regan from Toronto; de- fenceman d'Arcy Keating and winger Ray Delorenzi from the Soo; winger Larry Lsraelson of Didsbury, Alta.. and goalie Chris Cathcart of Gttclph, Oni. ST. LOUIS (API Centre Chris of St. Louis Blues suffered a broken left foot in a National Hockey League in ai t c h Wednesday night and will be out of action about a month, the Blues said Thursday. The Blues said (hey did not plan to call up anyone immedi- ately to replace Bordeleau. Perreault's four-point per- formance gave him a total of 15 goals, 2fi assists and 42 points for the season, well ahead of his record at the same stage a year ago. He is seventh among the league's marksmen with Phil Esposito and Bobby Knicks sweep three By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New York Kniclis may be tired, but they're happy. Playing in their third West Coast city in three nights, the Knicks completed a sweep of their far west swing Thursday night by outlasting Portland Trailblazers 120-117, thanks to four free throws in the final 33 seconds by New York's Walt Frazier. In the other two National Bas- ketball Association games, Cleveland Cavaliers edged At- lanta Hawks 115-110 and Chi- cago Bulls downed Phoenix Suns 117-108 in overtime. In ABA games, Indiana edged Denver 104-101, Utah defeated Memphis 112-101, Kentucky whipped Virginia 139-123 and in a doubleheader in New York's Madison Square Garden, the Floridians topped Carolina 125- 109 in the opener and Pittsburgh nipped New York Nets 124-123 in overtime in the nightcap. The weary Knicks, who de- feated Golden State Warriors in Oakland Tuesday night, then beat the SuperSonics in Seattle Wednesday night, saw Portland chip an 11-point lead down to three in the closing minutes be- fore Frazier iced the game with his free throws. SCORES M The 6-fooH guard from South- ern Illinois paced all scorers with 36 points, while Stan Mc- Kenzie scored 27 points for of them in the final period. New York's Jerry Lucas and Portland's Geoff Pet- rie each had 24. The Knicks, who have won seven of their last eight games, now trail Boston Celtics by games in the NBA's Atlantic Di- vision. Portland, 8-27, is in the Pacific Division cellar, a whop- ping 24% games back of Los Angeles Lakers. A former Atlanta player, Butch Beaixt, scored 30 points to spark the Cavaliers. Walt We ley also had 30 for Cleveland. The Suns led Chicago by as much as 11 points in the second hall, tat after Phoenix forward Connie Hawkins fouled out with remaining, the Bulls went ahead 98-98 on a basket by Jim King with to go. Dick Van Arsdale, who led all scorers with 28 points, sent the game into overtime with 13 sec- onds left, but Chicago outecored the Suns 19-10 in the extra pe- riod. Kiner jailed after eliase BE NT ON, Tenn. (API .Sieve Kiner, linebacker for New England Pair i o I s of the Na- tional Football League, was ar- rested Wednesday n ig 1) t and charged with possession of nar- cotics, driving while intoxicated and driving without a licence. .Stale trooper Lloyd Hood said he pulled Kiner's vehicle over after "he came through at high rale of speed." Hood said Kiner told him he did not have a driver's license mid agreed lo follow Hood tn the county jail in Benton. But Hood said Kiner took off in another direction and was halted after a second chase. Troopers said a substance identified in a field test as nar- cotics also was found in the car. Orr the only Bruins ahead him. If lie goes on to surpass his 38-M-72 figures for the entire 1970-71 season, Perreault will be the first Calder Memorial Tro- phy winner in 10 years to im- prove in his second year on ttie record that earned him the rookie award. Dave Keon of To- ronto Maple Leafs was the last man to beat the jinx. The Bruins were leading 1-0 in the first period Thursday, when Perreault went into action. With Orr in the penalty box, he passed to Eddie Shack, whose shot off the back boards bounced to Richard Martin in front of the Boston net, setting up the goal. Buffalo rookie's 22nd last year, was less The Bruins struck back with two quick goals at the start o! the second period before Per- reault struck again, taking a goalmouth pass from Martin to beat Eddie Johnston. The third period had barely started when defenceman Jim Watson caught Perreault with a pass near the blue line and the young centre raced in to fire a sizzling 30-footer past Johnston for the tying goal. BREAKS AWAY Three minutes later, he blocked a shot by Boston de- fenceman Ted Green and broke away with Mike Byers, setting his line-mate up 10 feet in front of the goal to give the Sabres the lead for the first time. Ken Hodge tied the score on passes from Esposilo and Orr a minute later and Johnston and Buffalo goalie Dave Dryden closed the door thereafter. "Anytime I can tie Boston I'm said Buffalo coach Punch Imlach, adding that he considers the Bruins the best team in the league. Coach Tom Johnson of the Bruins, runaway winners of the division happy. "We make a lot of teams look he said. "We relaxed a little after we got two-goal lead. Then we couldn't get going again." No games are scheduled to- night but everyone gets into the act during the remainder of the Christmas weekend. The Canadiens visit Pitts- burgh Penguins Saturday and then move to New York for a key game against Hie Rangers. California Golden Seals also spend the holiday on the road, paying a call on Los Angeles Kings Saturday and heading north to play Vancouver Can- ucks Sunday. Minnesota North Slars enter- tain the Rangers, Detroit Red Wings are at Toronto, Philadel- phia Flyers visit Boston and St. Louis Blues are at home to the Sabres in other Saturday con- tests. In the remainder of Sunday's action, Los Angeles visits Chi- cago Black Hawks, Toronto is at Boston, Minnesota Is at De- troit, St. Louis goes to Buffalo and the Penguins move to Phil- adelphia. BUFFALO 4 BOSTON 4 First Period 1. Boston, Sanderson 5 (Leach, D. Smith) 1. Buffalo, Martin 2! (Shack, Pel-result) Penalties Orr EhacK Me- Keruie Second Period 3. Boston, Leach 6 (Sanderson) :47; 4. Boston, Esposito 26 (Hodge) 5. Buffalo, Perreault Evans) Evans EspDBito, Hillman majors Third Period 6. Buffalo, Per- reault 16 (Watson) 7. Buffalo, Bvers 7 (Perreault) 8. Boston, Hodpe 8 (Esposlto, Orr) Penal- ties None. Shots on goal by Boston..............17 f Bullalo............11 t Fights mar junior game EDMONTON (CP) Fights marred Red Deer Rustlers 7-3 win over Edmonton Movers Thursday to the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Red Deer goals came from Dale Lewis, Tom Lindskog, John Simpkhi, Doug Gillespie, Dune Grant, Dairyl Wallis and Terry Wittchen. Edmonton marksmen were Jim Miller, Terry Ewasiuk and Bob Simp- son. A fracas with 27 seconds re- maining in the second period gave the Rustlers' Grant a mi- nor, a 10-minute misconduct and a game misconduct and Wittchen a minor. Edmonton's Ken Lelacheur took a five-min- ute fighting major and Ewasiuk received a roughing minor. A second fight late in the third period netted Ret! Deer's Doug Lindskog and Edmon- ton's Lyle Ayera five minute fighting majors. The Movers took eight of 13 penalties. Graham Parsons stopped 32 shots at Hed Deer's end while Edmonton's Ray McLeod made 29 saves. Sons entertain Calgary clubs The Native Sons will see ac- tion Sunday and Monday as they host two Calgary clubs for a pair of exhibition games. Sunday at p.m. the Sons will entertain the Southwest Athletic Association Juniors at the Adams Ice Centre while Monday they'll take on the Cal- gary Melton Realtors at p.m. at the Henderson Lake Ice Centre. SKIING WITH Alpini Diitclor, CimSiiti Notional Ski Team. STANDING ERECT When you point your skis down the hill and slart to move, you will have a strong urge to loweivour centre ot gravity. Many beginners either bend over so far that their hands drag on the snow or sit down with the inevitable result. They put themselves Into a body position from which it is almost im- possible to move quickly. A skier must stand erect, straight above his skis, with knees only slightly bent to absorb little bumps. In this position you will be able to make positive, quick reactions With J'uul: legs and arms to keep your balance. [unro plans to stay out OTTAWA (CP) Health Min- ister John Munro, the minister who handles sports, said Thurs- day he will not intervene in the latest argument between the Ca- nadian Amateur Hockey Asso- ciation and J. F. (Bunny) Ahearne, president of the Inter- national Ice Hockey Federation. "I think anything I might do would be Munro said in an interview. Earlier in the Commons, Mr. Munro was quizzed on tte vir- tual ban Ahearne has placed on Canadian hockey teams making European tours. Hockey teams from Glendon College in Toronto and Kam- With thanks "I to our many friends we say A Happy Holiday. LETHBRIDGE SH and DOOR CORNER 5th AVE., 4th ST. S. PHONE 327-1581 loops, B.C., already ta Europe, have had their exhibition cancelled by Europe's hockey boss. LETHBRIDG MINOR HOCKEY ASSOC. ANNUAL BOXING DAY Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament ALL DAY SUNDAY, DEC. 26th FINAtS NOON MONDAY, DEC. 27lh HENDERSON LAKE ICE CENTRE OPENING GAMES a.m., a.m., a.m., a.m., noon, and p.m. FOUOWED BY GAMES AT p.m., p.m., p.m., p.m., p.m., p.m., p.m., p.m., p.m. and p.m. SINGLE GAME AND All DAY TICKIIS AVAIIABIE AT THE DOOR. Unemployment Insurance Canada WHAT IS A WAITING PERIOD? Assurance- chomage Canada This is a period of two consecutive weeks during which benefits will not be paid. car It is comparable to the deductable clause in insurance. Any monies earned during the waiting period will be deducted dollar for dollar from future benefits. If you go back to work during or after this waiting per- iod send in your report card anyway. You will get credit for the time served. Many claimants do not complete their report cards and therefore have to serve the waiting period again when they re-apply for benefits. For more Informntlon contact your UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE COMMISSION OFFICE 313 Fifth Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. Phone 328-6601. SPORTS FANS! BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW by GARY KIRK I KIRK'S SAIES LTD. Did you know thai, oddly I enough, no team that hat had Ihn top passer in the Notion- al and American Football I League itatistici the lost four I yean hni been able to win the Super Bowll Lost I Bon John Brodie of San Fran- I cisco finished finl in the No- tional passing statistics and I Daryle Lamonica of Oakland I was first in the American, but Baltimore won the Super I Bowl In 1969, Sonny I Jurgensen of Washington and Greg Cook of Cincinnati won I the passing but Kansas City won the Super I Bowl In 196B tho passing I leaders were Earl Morral! of Baltimore and Len Dawson of I Kansas City but the Jets won I the Super Bowl And In 1967 the top were I Lamonica of Oakland and Jurgensen of Washington but Green Bay won the S u p e r I Bowl Thus it would seem I thai having the best passer in the league meant you I won't win the Super Bowl. 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