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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ___ Wodnciilny, February 9, 1972 THE LE1HBRIDGE HERALD 9 But it is not nil up to him Gaudaur wants league to remain SPORTS AWARD Ken Dryden, Montreal Canadien goaltendcr, holds the tife Sav- er of the Year award he received in New York Tuesday. The pholo in Ihe background shows Dryden as a six-year-old player on the Number Valley Hornels in Toronto. Dry- den was named winner of the award due to his efforts in lasl year's Slanley Cup play- offs. He played in all 21 games it took Ihe Canadians to win the Cup. Lakers roll again 7 NEW YORK (AP) Los An- geles' Gial Goodrich and Jerry West, the highest scoring pair of guards on one team in a single National Basketball Association season, believe Ibat Ihc- hiph- powcred Lakers can sborl -cir- cuit Milwaukee Bucks' bid for a second straight league champi- onship. Goodrich fired 36 points Tues- day night and led the Lakers to their seventh consecutive vic- lory, a 107-102 triumph over New York Knicks. West had a 315-poinl, .seven as- CANTON, Ohio CAP) Lamar Hunt, founder of the American Football league, modern-era stars Gino Mar- chclli and OHin liaison and ear- ly-day passing standout add finesse to brute force as a weapon in dealing with Mock- ers. That made him the proto- type for the defensive ends of Marchrjtli was a second-round Tuesday to pro football's Mail of (Ace) Parker wore elected j draft choice of the now-defunct New York Yanlcs after he fin- ished playing college ball at San Francisco. When they became the Dallas Texans he became Famo. Their official entry into the hall will bring to 7-1 the number of players and executives who have been enshrined in the two- building structure in this city where the National Fcotba'll League was formed in 1020. The AFL wasn't born until 39 years later, when Hunt, frus- trated by attempts 1o .secure a franchise in the NFL. founded the league that earned on a bit- ter six-vcar with the older circuit: before merging in 19G6. Hunt president of Kansas City Chiefs, is the firsl person identified mainly wilh the AFI-i (o gam entry into the Hull of Fame. one loo, finally landing in Balti- more when the Texans folded and the new Colts were formed. Watson, like Marchetti a prod- lie' of San Francisco, played six different halfback, flanker, end, tight end and defensive a career spent wilh the then Chicago Cardinals, Los Angeles, Detroit and Philadclplu'a. He is best remembered, how- ever, as a running ranked third alltimc wilh combined net the player who was traded from Chicago to Los Angeles for nine i members of the Rams in one of j Ihc biggest trades in NFL his- lorv. a r k e r. played for Ilruoklyn Dodgers and New team, and MalMni. a York Yankees in Ihe lale iftiOs running hack ulm plajal for j ;uuj was 0110 of lhe best passers during a period in which pro football evolved from a ground-oriented game lo Ihe pass-punctuated game of today. The four new members of the Hall of Fame will be inducted officially in July. Marcheti'. a i-liuidmil defen- sive end for Tiriliimnn.1 in the 1950s, voted the best at bis posi- tion on lhe XFL's AlHime soleelod in their firsl year of rl- igibilily. Marchctli, a unanimous all- NFL selection in all but one year from 1957 to was one of the lirsi defensive onds In sisf effort against the Knicks. The Lakers have been one of Ihe most frustrated teams in NBA history. Since mining to Los Angeles from Minneapolis in 10GO. they have won six divi- sional tides, but not nnrc have they been able lo capture the league crown. However, this season, under new Coach Tiill Sharman, Ilicy have been of 55 games for a remarkable winning percentage of ahead of flic record pace of .840, set by Philadelphia 76ers in the 1966-67 season. In that season, the '7Gers finished wilh a 03-13 mark. The Lakers already have shattered the single-season win- ning streak record, posting 33 straight victories earlier this season before being .slopped by the Bucks 120-104 on Jan. 9. Bui the Lakers have won the odor two meetings helwccn the clubs'. There is no club in Ihc league (hat has bcalcn the Lakers more than once this season. In oilier NBA games, Milwau- kee defeated Buffalo Braves 126-108, Chicago Bulls beat Cleveland Cavaliers 114-30, Sa- atllc SuperSonics downer Ifoiis- lon Deckels 127-119, Phocmx Suns Ihumpcd Philadelphia 120- 10H. Golden Elalc Warriors edged Baltimore Bullels 111-107; and Portland topped Cincinnati Royals 104- 100. MONTREAL (CP) If Jake Gaudar's view count for any- thing then Ihe Canadian Foot- ball League will remain Cana- dian. Ihe CFL commissioner said again Tuesday night, as he has I done many times belore, that he is opposed lo a bid from million- aire Robert Schmerlz to have a CFL team based in New York's Yankee Stadium. Gut I'm just an employee of Ihe Gaudaur told rc- porlers. "I'm not sure my views will count for anything." Gaudaur, along with the own- ers and general managers of the nira CFL learns, are in Montreal for the league's an- nual meeting. The general managers spent Tuesday picking off 70 players in nine rounds of this year's draft of Canadian college play- ers. They'll meet loday to out- line routine recommendations on scheduling and import quo- tas, but the big day is Thursday when Ihe CFL executive is ex- pected to decide on expansion. Grey Cup sites, imports and proposals from the CFL Players Association. Reporters caught up wilh Gaudaur after the college draft Tuesday and he wasted no time tearing apart the New York franchise bid. He started out by saying he had simply collected the pros and cons of Ihe bid lor the own- ers to consider at the meeting. He added that "you just couldn't find a more desirable group than the Schmertz peo- ple." Then he said: "I'm sure Echmerlz is smart enough to know what it takes lo draw in New York. It lakes something like Joe Namalli. "He's gol money enough lo go out and hire 10 Joe Namalhs. And I'm sure that's just what he'd do. "Now I ask you, how is Rc- gina going to compete with that? "And if New York is a suc- cess how do you deny Chicago? Or Detroit? Or Tampa? I've talked to groups from all these cities and they are all substan- A CHICAGO I'AP'i Cliicapo Blark Hawks said Tuesday they have placed Ard Schsr.k of Ihc Netherlands, winner of three Olympic gold medals in speed skating, on Ihoir iist tial. "Some day there wouldn't be much of Canada left in Ihe CFL.-' NEEDS FULL EFC OK To gain admission .New York would need the unanimous sup- port of the four Eastern Confer- ence teams and a majority of the five Western Conference ciuns. A serious split could result over expansion inlo the U.S. One or two teams could pack up and leave the CFL in favor of joining a new U.S. major league. "I've told the general manag- ers the tin-cat of a new league is a very real Gau- daur said. "And I've also lold them there is the possibility the new league would Ihrealen our Lerritory." The commissioner e m p h a- sized Dial no final decision on Ihe New York bid had been made. "It hasn'l even been dis- cussed so how could we have come to a Meanwhile, at the earlier col- lege draft the nine CFL general managers took only 51 minutes to run through nine rounds and select 70 of 2-15 eligible players. McAdani, Tiiylor hot in wins The Letl'.bridge Commercial Men's Basketball League came lo an end with two games Monday. In Ihe first game Roger Mc- Adam hooped 30 points as Capri uncnded Kimuras Crai? Shields added 25 points for Cap- ri while Jerry Kozub managed 16 in a losing cause. John Taylor canned 29 poinls Tommy Ivan, general mau- in leading Dongs lo a one-sided of Ihe National Hockey win over Inalso in Ihc sec- League club, said: "It is Iho _ ond gair.c. Melvin While .scored idea of liill Wirlz (club presi- i II] for Iiuil.so. WirU feels lb.it ;m alh-J The league playoffs will open lele and skaler like Srhenk would be of great value to Ihe Black Hawk organization in a variety of capacities." tonight al the Civic Centre. LDS mecls Capri in (be first game at eight followed by Card- slon and Dongs at Montreal Alouelles, last-place learn in the conference of the 1971 Grey Cup losers, had first pick and named Larry Smith, six-foot 210-pound running hack from Bishop's University, Len- noxville, Quc. Edmonton Eskimos then took Mike Labrose, 22-ycar-olri line- backer from Queen's Univer- sity, Kingston, Onl. Olher first-round picks: Czsapka, Simon Fraser University, B u r n a b y, Hamilton, taking the place of1 Harris, Ymk Walker, Waterloo Univcrsily, Toronto; Lutheran University, Waterloo, O'Sliauglincssy, Mc.Mastcr L'ni- verstly, Hamilton: Chcevors, Uiii- Monlreal, lakmg the place of i o[ Winnipcg-Pelcr Paliolli, Loy- Calgary-Dem Moultun, Uni- ola College, Montreal; vcrsity of Calgary. Drop Red Wings into fiflh place. Leafs5 perseverance pays By THE CANADIAN PRESS Toronto Maple Leafs have been having their problems in the NalioiKil Iloekey League but at least they keep trying and their perseverance has been paying off. The Leafs were up to their usual standard of marksman- ship in St. Louis Tuesday night, Ixmncing pucks off the Blues goalposts while falling behind 1-0. Bill, not unlike their perform- ance in New York Sunday when Ihey came back to tie the Rangers 2-2, the Leafs kept plugging and wound up with a 2-1 win on goal? by Rick Kehoe and Paul Henderson late in the third period. In the cnly other game Tues- day, Philadelphia Flyers downed Vancouver Canucks 3-] to move to within one point ol the fourth-place Blues in the Division. Tiie Leafs' victory t them back into fourth spot in the East, one point ahead of the idle Detroit Red Wings. Toronto could increase the margin to- night when they play host to Pittsburgh Penguins. The Red Wings remain idle until Thurs- day. In other games tonight, Chi- cago Black Hawks visit New York, Philadelphia meets the Golden Seals in Oakland and Los Angeles Kings visit Minne- sota North Stars. Centre Danny O'Shea had just arrived in St. Louis after a Tuesday trade saw the Blues claim him from Chicago in ex- change for Chris Dordeleau. O'Shea set out immediately to please his new employers by scoring for the Blues in the sec- ond period and he was one ol the outstanding players in Blues uniform as he toiled on a line between wingers Phil Rob- erto and Brian Lavender. St. Louis goalie Jacques, Caron played a strong game in the first two periods although Ihc goalposts helped him on shots by Leaf centres Dave Keon, Norm TJllman and Jim Harrison. But Caron emerged as the goat when he was caught out ol position late in the third period, providing Kehoe an easy shol PHILADELPHIA 3 VANCOUVER 1 First Period 1. Philadelphia, Clarke 15 [Nolet, Brossart) Pen- allies Maki FleM Second Period _ No scoring. Pen. nines Quinri Walscn Philadelphia (bench dron) Guevrem Third Period 1. Philadelphia, Clarke 16 (Hughes) 3. Philadel- phia, Kelly B (Ashbee, ClarKe) A. Vancouver, Connelly 16 (Tallon, Maki) penalties Paiemenl Ashhce ved by Gen nf Kearns 10 M Sliols on goal by Philadelphia Vancouver TORONTO 1 ST. LOUIS 1 Firsl Ferlorl No scoring. Pcnfil- lic-s Roherlo Duponl Second Period 1. St. Louis, O'Shea 7 (Robcrlo, Lavender) Penal Glcnnic B. Plager Third Period 2. Toronlo, Kehoe 6 (Harrison) 3. Toronlo, Hen- derson 25 [Ullman, Ellis) Pen- allies Lavender Odrowsk' Ehols on goaf by Toronlo B 10 SI. Louis 5 12 Minor hockey Rick Wilson and Rob SchJcgl scored a goal each and gave the Cougars a slim 2-1 win over the Mustangs. Calvin Lagan managed tue lone Mustangs marker in the second frame. IK a recent Pee Wee encount- er the Sabres blanked the Blues 4-0 as Randy Pasku.sk! and Brent Monticlh combined lo pace the winners. Paskuski recorded his first shutout of the year while Mon- Ueth scored all four goals. s add lo leading margin Lysiak, Weir spark Tigers over Oil Kings ll.V TIIK CANADIAN 1'HKSS iioiiH1 .sports funs mighl say Tom Weir ;iri- fiirryiiiK Medium1 [hit, Tiucr.s in I ho Wr.slmi llwkry points H.'Imnnlon Oil KinRs Tii'ischy nij'lil n vie- lory. In llir oilier N'nv Mruiiis n' toria CniiprN -Ki m S ;i .s k a I o o n Blades trounced Swift CinTcuL Hroncrxs ii-I ;ind (Yiilennuils hcnl. I'ffi l-yskilf ;ind Weir ench sroird n lo the ;i e-ire This ;i lol.'il of toi points on 112 goals and a league high of a.ssisl.s. Weir is seo- ond wilh 07 points on 42 goals nnd .is a.ssisLs. Lanny MacDonnld led Lhc Ti- gers goals and moved irlo place in Ihe scoring race 711 points, A goal by Derek Kimlz. also of Medicine Hat, moved him inlo ninth place wilh points. The oilier TijliT .seorrd hy .lacolisru. Darcy Uola, ('urtis S'lmkople-. and llri-in replied f.n- lOflm.'uilnii, v.'hD lo Ihe for Medicine Hal. In .Ye HIP Urnins imiiroveil their hold on second place in the. western di- vision and now (mil Ihe divi- sion-leading Centennials by nine points. T li e llrnins have (12 points. Alex Roller's goal at of overtime cave the. Tlniins Lbcir Mercrerli led luo gtinls and Uirne llenmng .scored one. Vidoria iiKirksnien were Heg Malii'o.Jii. d'arry Donaldson and Pern luihiiiMin. linotae ecnii'r MiKr linger.-. led I'alg.'iry lo il.s homelown win hy .scoring t.he game's firsl goals. Derek lllaek, ilim WaLson and Kon lloniemiko supplied the oilier Centennial markers. Koofcic (i.niT Pocrkseii, lllair Stewarl and Shipley re- plied for Winnipeg, in fifth place in Ihe eastern division wilh ;17 points. In S a s k a I o o n, the Blades whipped Swift Current on the slrength of Ixiwrcncc Saclia- ruk's fourlh ihiTe goal perform- ance of the sejison. The defence- man's effort made him the lead- nig l.hrco-goal-a panic scorer in Ihe league. Other Sa.skaloon marksmen were Dennis Ahgrnll and Byron Jackson. Dave Williams count- ered for the Broncos. Today, New Weslniinslcr is nt Vancouver Nnls and Brandon Kings play al m a game re-scheduled from Jan. il. pass into his own goal for the for his sixtli goal of the season. I cidentally deflected 0 'S I Henderson scored the winning r goal with just 53 seconds re- maining and Caron appeared guilty of misjudgement as Hen derson put the puck in from a sharp angle. Defenceman Jim Dorey was the goat for the Leafs as he ac- Wayne Connelly ruined goalie Bruce Gamble's .shutout, bid .St. Louis score. i with the Vancouver goal uilh At Vancouver, centre, Bobby minutes rcmain- ig in the game. Gamble was called on for :jn saves wlu'le Ihc Flyers tested Vancouver nelminclcr Dune Wil- son uilh only '22 .shots. Clarke scored twice and helped set up another goal by Boh Kelly as the Flyers rolled to a 3-0 lead before the halfway point in the final period. 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