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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta y, February 4, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Magnussen still has crack at medal Austrian champion will be hard to catch By I1UUCE LEVETT Canadian Press Sports Editor SAPPORO, Japan (CP) When champion figure skater Beatrix Schuba of Austria said she had the Olympic gold medal locked up, the words sort of hung in the air. But the 21-year-old shop- keeper's daughter didn't waste the don't think any- one can catch me" was QIC way she put it. Then she went on the ice and turned in a perfect perform- ance, unofficial figures showed Friday. The nine judges rated her first 'diree compulsory school figures at the top of the list, giving her a total of 9.0 or- lowest possible to the placings. The ordinals are more impor- tant than the scoring lower the ordinals the higher the posting. With the point sys- tem, it's the other way around. Maintain eight-point spread Bruins have added defence fly THE CANADIAN PRESS During (lie last few seasons, Boston 3nuns have been noted for their high scoring and hard lulling. This year they've added a new it may become fashionable in Bos- ton for years hence. For the second consecutive nigtit Thursday, the Biuins' de- fence was near perfect as they beat Minnesota North Stare 6-1 and maintained an eight-point lead over New York Rangers in the National Hockey League's East Division. ANDY CAPP AN' WHAT'S THE 'OWE AT SIX J IN THE DOCTOR'S ORDERS -I'M NOT A TM3-VEAR CUB ANY MORE, VKSOW, E ADVISEE) ME T'TAKSA'SHORT NAP BEFORE. BREAKFAST Yanks qualify with 5-3 win SAPPORO, Japan (CP) The United States hockey team became the fourth squad to qualify for the championship tournament at the VVinler Olym- pics by scoring a 5-3 victory over Switzerland Friday. The Americans join Czecho- slovakia, Sweden and Russia in the Class A battle for the gold medal while Switzerland joined Japan and Yugoslavia in Uie B group. The Czeclis and the Swedes qualified for Class A play wiih wins Thursday over Japan and Yugoslavia respectively while the Russians drew an automatic berth in Hie class because of their victory in last year's world championships. The final two positions in each group were lo be decided later Friday with the winners of the West Germany-Poland and Fin- land-iSonvay clashes qualifying for Class A with the losers rele- gated to Class B. U.S. coach Murray William- son said he had not expected I he Americans to control the game against Switzerland as much as they did. The U.S. pep pered Swiss goalie Gerard Rigo- let with 59 shots while Switzer- land had only 18 at American goalie Mike Outran. "I thought we would not have as much trouble as we said Williamson. "It turned out to be a (ough game." He said that he was happy with the control the U.S. exhib- ited but had been concerned about the Americans being too anxious around the net and con- sequently missing good scoring opportunities. The Americans will face Swe- den Saturday in their first en- counter in the six-team round- robin affair. Coach Williamson says his club will be underdogs for the rest of the Class A competition. He said he was not impressed with the Swedes in their win over Yugoslavia "but I know they are capable of an explosive game." "I think their style is a little bit like ours, but wilh thsir greater experience it will be real lough and it would be au upset if we were lo win." The Americans held period leads of 2-1 and 3-2 and the Swiss tied the game at cf the third period. But Tim Shee- hy's second goal of the game 69 seconds later sewed up Uie win I for the U.S. The night before goalie Gerry Chcevers and his team-mates shut out tlie Rangers in New York 2-0. Against Minnesota, it was goalie Eddie Johnston's turn. In other games Thursday, the Rangers beat Buffalo Sabres 4- Simimaries LOS ANGELES 1 MONTREAL 1 Firsl Period No scoring- Penal- ties Laperriere Barrlc Second Period 1. Los Angeles, Goring 9 (Berry, Corrlgan' 2 Monlreal, Pleau 1 (Lemalre, Cournoy- er) Penalties P. Mahovlieh Curlis Third Period No scoring. Penal, lies _ None. Shols on by Monlrcal ........17 6 Los Angeles 7 12 Attendance Second Period Philadelphia, Gendron 6 (Dornhoefer, Parizeau) 5. Philadelphia. Clarke M (Corn, hoefer, Hughes) t. Philadelphia, Joyal 17 (Lonsberry) Penalties Collins Johnston Clarke Third Period 7. Delroil, Kerland- 17 (Redmond, Delvecchlo) 8. Philadelphia, Dornhoeler 10 icau, Gendron) 9 Delroil, LI- belt IB (Dionne) bee Shots on goal by Delroit 13 I Philadelphia 1 13 Attendance K447I. PITTSBURGH 4 ST. LOUIS 1 First Period 1. SI. Louis, St. Mar- seille 12 (Hornung, Odrowskl) 2. Pittsburgh, Apps 7, 2. St. Louis, Crisp P, 4. SI. Louis, 51. Marseille 13 (Sabourin. Brewer) Penalties Wnlson Rob- erlo minor, major Apps 'cond Period 5. Pittsburgh, xk 6 (Watson, Burrows) 6. Pillsburgh, Cardwell 1 (Harbnruk, Schock) Penalties Schinkei Duponl SI. Louis bench served by Thomson Norton Hexlall, Duponl Barclay Plager, Watson Bob Plager mlsconducl Third Period 7. Pittsburgh, Hex- ill 14 (McDonough, Schinkei) Penally Roberto Shols on goal by Pillsburgh 11 14 37 51. Louis.......... 13 Attendance NEW YORK 4 BUFFALO 1 Firsl Period 1. New York, Gil- bcrt Ji (Park, Doak) 7. Buffalo, Shack e (Atkinson, Evans) Pen. allies Tkaczuk Hillman Second Period 3- New York, Neil- jn 5 (Tkaczuk, Falrbairn) 4 New York. Rousseau U (Rafelle) Penalties Watson Dook Shack 13-11, Neilson Third Period 5. Buffalo, Byen 11 (Perreaull) t. New York, Slem- kowskl 6 (Gilbert) Penalties Slemkowskl Shols on goal by New York..........H 15 f-36 Buffalo It Attendance BOSTON MINNESOTA 1 Firsl Period 1. Boston, Stanfleld (Orr, Bucyk) 2. Boslon, Cash. an 13 (D. Smith, Hodge) 3. innesola. Grant 13 (Drouln, Golds- orthy) Penalties D. Smith Molins Second Period 4. Boslon, Weslfall 12 (Sanderson, Wallon) 5. Bos- lon, Bucyk 23 (Orr, Johnslon) Ponallies Sanderson O'Brien Third Period 6. Boston, Walton IS (Cashman, Orr) 7, Boslon, colic A. (Green) Penally ncsota bench served by Hextali Shots on goal by Minnesola Boslon......... .11 15 Atlendance STORE FRONTS RESIDENTIAL REPLACEMENTS LETHBRIDGE Corner 5th 4lh Street S. Phone 327.138) Flyers iiip league leaders Williams Fhcrs racked up (licir second straight CiLy Rec- reation Hockey League victory edging the Icapie leading La- bor Cluh ,1-2 Thursday night. After a scoreless Mrst period. Tim Negrello finally hroke Ihc ice and put, the Labor Cluh in the Scoreboard at Ihc 4.48 mark of the second period. Their lead didn't last very long though wilh Bruce Lowe connecting for Hie Flyers joinc two mimiles laler. Howie Ynnosik put the Flyers ahead early in the final period with his firsl of two goals dur- ing the night, but Ken Kramer evened l.ho score M seconds laler. YanosiV camo up wilh his second goa] of the night at Uie mark which stood pat for tlio Flycj-s. Meanwhile in Industrial TIoc- key action Bryan Md- dnim polled in two goals lo pace Prebco Pucksfcrs to a 4-2 win over Foreign Car Aulomo- tives. Murdock Mcl'herson a n d Lorry Rudolph added tingles. 2, Philadelphia Flyers edged Detroit Red Wings 5-4, Pitts- burgh Penguins downed St. Louis Blues 4-3 and Montreal Canadiens skated to a 1-1 tie with Los Angeles Kings. It was a costly night of NHL action as the Bruins lost Ken Hodge with a fractured ankle, Montreal's Terry Harper went out with a cut hand and King? goalie Rogalien Vachon suffered a knee injury. "II was a greal defensive said Bruins coach Tom Johnson. "Everybody out there gave us a great game." The Bruins began slressing defence in framing camp. They have been working at it ever since, and the success has been obvious. They have lost only Iwo ol their last 37 games and Johnston and Cheevers are in contention for the Vezina Tro- phy. The trophy goes to the goalies of the NI1L team who allow the least goals in a sea- son. The Bruins have allowed 109 goals in 51 games, second only to Chicago Black Hawks who al- lowed in one less conlesl. The Bruins are not hurling i the offensive department either, trailing only the Rangers in goals scored, 215-207. "Last said goalie John- ston, who had to make only 15 saves against the North Stars, "we'd be leading five or six to one and the game would end up 7-3 or 8-4. This year when we get i five or six-to-one lead, that's all Ihey goal. "Sure, we're aware we're in contortion for UK Vezina, but every time somebody mentions it we lei in four or five Uie nexl day." GOALIE BITES BACK Despilc UK stress on defence, Johnston has become somewhal of an offensive threat this year, assisting on three goals. His as- sist on Johnny Bucyk's goal in the second period Thursday tied an NHL record for assists by goallenders, set in by Ber- nie Parcnl, then wilh Philadel- phia and tied earlier this season by Montreal's Ken Dryden. Johnston was kidded about having a bonus clause in his contract for scoring a certain number of points, as do many NHL players. "Yeah, I got a bonus Johnston replied. "One Bruins T-shirt for every point after five." It didn't take the Bruins long [o get their offence in gear ogainst the North Stars. Fred Stanfield lipped in a Bobby Orr slap shol after 47 seconds of play and Wayne Cashman made il 2-0 less tlian a minute later when he banged in a rebound, Minnesota's Danny Grant seoi'ed on a power play, but Uie Bruins added two goals in each of the last two periods as they extended their unbeaten string lo 12 games. ANKLE IN CAST Hodge suffered his ankle in- jury when he was nil by a puck or stick, a team spokesman said. He was taken to hospital for x-rays and the ankle was placed in a cast. The right winger will Iw lost lo the club four to six weeks. At Los Angeles, Vachon hurt bis knee trying lo slop a shol by Larry Pleau that went for the only Canadiens' score. Vincent Carter. Kine.s' toftin doctor, s.iid I Vnchon apparently lore a liga- ment in his knee which was lo x-rayed (oday. Vachon said he was drkod nut of position by Jacques Lemaire who then passed to Fleau. "I went lo my right to piny Lemaire, and Uien tried to come iacJt quickly. lo my left and I loard something crack in my he said. Rookie Gary Edwards re- placed Vachon in the nets with 1.1 minutes left in the second pe- riod a'.id shul oul the Cnnndiens Uie rcsl of the way. Harper suffered severe lacer- ations of his hand ivbm he ['rashod into the glass on lop nt Hie Ixtaixls aHer taking a check ny Kings dofcnceman Gilles Marotle. A fan also was cut by the flying glass. Doctors said Hie tendons In Harper's hand may have boon injured and lie was taken to pitol for surgery Thursday night. norm's firsl goal of the son- son gave Montreal Iho lie after the King's gut their (inly noal Iroin Buteh Goring. When the three figures were completed more arc on lap Cana- dian challenger, 19-y e a r -o 1 d Karen Magnussen of Vancou- ver, found herself in fourth place, but slill within earshot of a medal. Julie Holmes of the United Slates was in second place and a Hungarian girl, Zsuzsa At massy, was third. Miss Schuba is the best In the world in tracing figures but compared wilh the others, she is nol slrong in the freestyle. Excellent freestylers like Miss Magnussen are counting on a good enough showing in the six compulsory figures lo win a medal by outclassing Beatrix in the ballet on ice. Bui each segment counts equally in Lhe final analysis. In six nalional, two Europeans and one world championship, Miss Schuba built up such an over- whelming margin in the com- pulsories that no one could catch her. The firsl full day of compel! tion In the Games Friday went prelly much according to form. Ard Schenk, the 27-year-old Flying Dutchman, won the speed skating gold medal as even-body expected he would and appeared a solid bet to win three and possibly four gold medals before Ihe 11- day corapelilions end Feb. 13, HOLDS SIX RECORDS He already holds six world records and missed an Olympic record by 1 3 seconds when, half-blinded by snow he sped the distance in His world mark for tins is Shy Vyacheslav Vedenin, 8 30-y e a r -o 1 d Russian soldier, showed a strong fmishiiig kick to win the 30-kilometre cross- country gold medal over a well- treed, undulating course in one hour 36 minutes 31.15 seconds. Vedenin, who ducked report- ers after his win, is only .the second non-Scandinavian to win the event. Norway, the country which took the team title four years ago at Grenoble, France, picked up more points than the Rus- sians Friday by sweeping the four silver and bronze medals in the two finals and leads the standing wilh 20 points while Russia and the Nclherlands each has 11. The unofficial point system is based on scoring 10-5- 4-3-2-1 for the firsl six finishers in each final. Germany showed its power in the bobsledding and luge com- petition. A Wesl German pair held a commanding lead after two heats in the two-man liobs, with Canadian teams 17th and 20Ui. Easl Germans were lead- ing in the men's and women's luge singles after two heats, and were headed for e sweep of all tlie medals. NORWAY COLLECTS Norwegians Roar Gronvold and Sten Stensen won the silver and bronze medals in tlie distance equal to 3Va miles. Their countrymen, Paal Tjidum and Jobs Harviken, were well-frozen after trekking in.6 miles in the cross-country race as Ihey nailed down silver and bronze medals. Wolfgang Zimmerer and Peter Ulzschneider of West Ger- many got off to a fast start in the two-man bobsled champion- ship. They clocked the fastest lines in each of the first two heats totalling and were favorites going into the final two runs Saturday. Canadians Bob Storey of Ot- awa and Mike Hartley of To- ronto stood 17th in the 21-sled field wilh for the two runs and Hans Gehrig of Mont- real and Andy Faulds of Bur- lington, Onl., were 20th wilh Wolfgang Scheidel. Harald Elirig and Wolfram Fiddler made it 1-2-3 for East Germany in the mpn's luge singles after heats. Poul Nielson of Cal- gary uns disqualified when he fol' off his sled after billing a bump in the firsl heal. He was unhurt. Thn lupcs have two steel run- ners and Ihe rider steers it by shifting his bodywciglil. What >ve did at the Games Women's figure skating: Kami Vancouver, fourth after three compulsory figures. bobsled Hob Sin- Ottawa, mid Mike Hart- Icy. Toronlo. 17th after two Hans Gohrig. Montreal, and Andy Faulds, Burlington, Out., 20Ui. Men's luge singles: Paul Neil- son, Calgary, foil off sled in first, (lismi.ilified. Men's .1-kilometre r r o s s- cniiiitry skiiing: Malcolm llunl oi1, Ultaua, 'Ilird among fi cn- Irios; .larl Ouiholt-Jenscn, Inu- vik, N.W.T. Will, CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE Guy Charron (23) of the Detroit Red Wings gets o hard check from Bill Flett (21) of the Philadelphia Flyen. Chorron slides into referee Bruce Hood who appears to want no part of the conflict. Purses ore in they say Thornton steals show TORONTO (CP) "They're in man, they're in." So says Gene Mack of To- ronto Argonauts, who with t e a m -m a t e Dick Thornton stole the the latest fashions the Ontario Sportswrilers and Sports- casters Association's annual sports celebnlies dinner at the Royal York Hotel. Mack was referring to B large tote pardon, wore slung over one shoulder. Dressed modestly in a checkered jacket, Mack in- sisted he has worn a purse ever since he left school. "I used to have so many things in my pocket f was busting out all said the rookie linebacker. "Now I keep my pockets clear." Thornton, attired in a splen- did creation designed by an- other Argo player, Dave Rai- mey, also wore a brown leather purse as an accessory to what he described as "an Edwardian midi-vest of black satin with panls to match." The "vesl" extended to below his knees and it was held by a belt made of four- inch bullets strung together vertically. His while-on-white shirt was touched off with a colorful ascot. Fergie Jenkins, selected by the association as Athlete o[ the Year for 1971, was beam- ing over the two-year baseball contract he signed recently for two years at a year, courtesy of Clucago Cubs of the National League. A graduate of Chatham minor baseball ranks, Jenkins revealed he and his wife have adopted a son as an addition to their family of two bnys and three girls. Montreal Expos' Rusty Stauh admilled he is seeking a substantial increase in his baseball salary, but lie de- clined to mention any figures. Among numerous other ce- lebrities were Carlos Ortiz, 35, n veteran of 15 years in the boxing ring, who is on the comeback trail; Joe Theis- Mann, Argonauts' quarter- back, who said he was helping the club to negotiate for Notre Dame wide receiver Tom Gatewood; and Canada's glit- tering female athletes, Debbie Van Kiekebelt, Nancy Robert- son and Betsy Clifford. Bowling scores CAPRI BOWL SUNDQUIST CONSTRUCTION Betty Hamilton 235; Frances Harris 259 Pal TunStSlI 245 Lela Ober 26B Eileen Carter 240 Jean Passey 253 Vel- ma MUler 223; MelbB Hocking 32rt; Mary Roberts 318; Margaret Belerle 217. HENRY HOMBS Tom Adams 300 0ob Fenton 57D; Sieve Gangur 284; Ernanuel Schile 275; Norman Gyulal 266; S Miklos J4B; Kay Davison 309 Roma Kruk 255 Frances Barn- brick 296 Helen Myndlo 256; Bdty Patcrson 250 Melody tves 260. MORNING COFFEE Minnie Kasklw 256; Mttz Wooldrldge UB; Jean Mills 296 Barbara 377 Grace Norelko 249 Jane Smyke ?68 Dorolhy Harrison 258- Shawn Davidson 3C7 Marlene Fredrick 291 Isla Welsh 271 Dorothy Visser 329; Cynthia Mllllgan 264 FRIENDLY LEAGUE Mary Klrkby 231 John Syme 211; Earl Lodge 271; Slan Brown 260; Mauris Simpson Joe Fekele 224; Les Sackney 226; Bonnie Kennedy 2i.l. MARTINLZING Mary Morcom 287 (711U Isabelle Bergman 303 Alice Kolibas 295 (6B31; Masa Gosninmofi 247; flea ssl- mon 312 Emma Magnusson 254, Karen Carney 250; May Hlebert 249 Carolyn Wilde 24i Jea, Pessey 240 Denn Smith 265 Mel Flnnerly 251 NUMODE HOMES Joyce Seierson ?6S May berl 272 Kay Wheeler 314 Mel Amatlo 292 Evelyn Slen 25B; Annabellc Pruggcr 356; May lesar 261 Pat Jarvle 250; Judy Lawson 2J7; Jean Connlx 361j Morgt Hughes 2-17. GREENS SHOES Karlyn Spilzcr :96; June Taylor 307 Dlanne Pedersen 330 El- sie Meuarns 285; Verda Himllion 283 Phyl Harrison 3DO Bill Hamilton 334 At Mesraros 2B9; Ken Kurlz Darwin RomDnchuk 323 Bill Taylor 323 (723J. EAGLES LODGE Geo Malchetl 2SJ Wlllll Plomp 2B-i Geo Zaryckl 232j Anne Golla 228 Joyce Mars- flen 268, Cyril Barnetl 245 Eve- lyn Groves 376 Olga LeRocqut 310 Ron Sola 234 Elks fentertain Sirift Current Lelhbridge Midget Elks will enter Lain Swift Current in a pair of weekend exhibiiton games. Saturday the two clubs play at Adams Ice Centre at wliilc Sunday the game is for three o'clock at toe Civic Ice Centre. LETHBRIDGE FISH GAME ANNUAL TROPHY DAY SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH Park Plaza Motor Hotel Riviera Room Open House from p.m. Jo p.m. trophies will be on display, everyone wel- come. p.m. awards presentation for winning trophies followed by a dance until a.m. A light lunch will be served and refresh- ments are available. 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