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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Red Wings drop to cellar Sabres register second shutout f.bruary 13. 1971 THE LEIHBSIDGE HERALD By THE CANADIAN PRESS For Buffalo Sabres, the chance to blank the opposition has been anything but frequent in their first season in the Na- tional Hockey League. One of the lowest-scoring teams in the league, the expan- sion Sabres are also one of the teams having the most goals scored against them. In their 55 games played since entering the NHL this season, the Sabres have allowed 206 goals. Only Detroit Red Wings, with 207 goals scored against them in 34 games, have allowed more. But Friday night the Sabres shut out their opposition for the second time this season, blank- ing California Golden Seals Ml in one of two NHL games ached- they stopped Minnesota North tiled. The win moved the Sabres into fifth place in the eastern Division, one point ahead of Vancouver Canucks and two points in front of the Red Wings who were defeated 5-3 by the Canucks in the other game. The first shutout for the Sabres came last Dec. 6 when Acting could increase WINNIPEG (CP) The Ca- nadian Football League, in one of the final decisions at its an- nual meeting, has decided to enter the motion picture field. The League's four-day meet- ing ended Friday with the exec utive committee rejecting i Winnipeg proposal to enter a lottery, approving changes in the injury-reserve list and possi- ble changes in the individual-a- ward system of voting. Clubs now have the option of leaving a player on the injury list for the full 30 days or re- turning him to the roster after four games. The CFL also is investigating the possibility of having the Football Reporters of Canada become the sole voters both for the individual trophies presented annually and for the Schenley awards. The step could eliminate the current di- lemma of one player winning the trophy for the most valuable player in his conference, but an- other player being selected as the Schenley nominee. ACCEPTS MOVIE PLAN Commissioner Jake Gaudaur told a news conference the league accepted his proposal to "venture cautiously into the mo- tion picture field." "This could be a very big po- tential Gaudaur said. "The league stands to benefit both through exposure and the development of a new source of revenue." The commisioner said the films would be 'aimed at televi- sion, with cassette companies already preparing attachments to make film cassettes playable through television sets. Although the product was not on the market, it was expected in the preliminary stages, to bs available by the end of the year. The commissioner also sail the league, which has solurgh in the NHL draft last June. Eddie Shack, who celebrated his 34th birthday Thursday, scored the opening goal for the Sabres on a power play early in ;he first period and about three minutes later Donnie Marshall made it 2-0 by steering Phil Goyette's goalmouth pass past California goalie Gary Smith. Floyd Smith scored the other Buffalo goal while the Sabres were shorthanded. Goalie Jim Rutherford, who kept Detroit Red Wings in the ;ame with Vancouver until late n the third period when the score was tied 3-3, kicked out 43 shots. But the Canucks scored wo unanswered goals late in the game for the win before a standing room-only crowd of Mike Corrigan paced the Can- ucks with two goals wWle Bobby Schmautz, Rosalre Paie- ment and Andre Boudrias scored one each. Tim Eccle- stone, Mike Robitaille and Nick libett scored for Detroit. In games tonight, the Seals meet the Canadians in Mont- real, Los Angeles Kings play ;he Maple Leafs at Toronto, to? York Rangers are at St. Louis against the Blues, Chi- cago Black Hawks are at Pitts- burgh and Philadelphia Flyers >lay at Minnesota. Sunday, Boston Bruins play in Toronto in an afternoon game, St. Louis is at New York, Los Angeles at Detroit, Philadelphia at Buffalo, Vancouver at Chi- cago and Pittsburgh at Minne- sota. VANCOUVER 5 DETROIT 3 First Period 1. Vancouver, Cqrrl- 13 (Hall, Taylor) 2. Detroit. 16 (Webster, Berenson) Penalties Leclerc Doak Miller Second Period 3. Detroit, Robi- taille 3 (Berenson, Llbeti} 4. Van- couver, Schmautz 1 (Cullen) 5. Detroit, Libett 10 (Harris, Berenson) 6. Vancouver, Boudrias 19 (Paie- ment, Maki) Penalties Van- couver Bench minor served by Hall Brown Ecclestone Third period 7. Vancouver, Cor- rigan 14 (Hall) 8. Vancouver, Peiement 17 Penally Robi- taille Shots on goal by Detroit.............10 Vancouver .........16 14 BUFFALO 3 CALIFORNIA t First Period 1. Buffalo, Shack 15 (Perreault, Goyette) 2. Buffalo, D. Marshall 13 (Goyettc) Penal- ties Hextall Watson Stack- house Shack Second Period Buffalo, F. Smith O'Oon- oghue Kennan Third Period No scoring. Penal- ties Watson Hextall minor, maior Barrle minor, malor Shots on goal by California 6 13 Buffalo............. 17 SUPPORT MINOR HOCKEY JUMPING TO CONCLUSIONS Jockey Jack Woodman has already been grounded by his mount, Tartaric, and jockey Alan Branford is about to join him on tho turf. Castle Yard, left, queen mother's horst, hits the top of the fence but jockey Roy Dennard manages to him past the thrown men and come in second. Neither of the thrown men was injured. Comets can clinch title tonight Rams move into second place tie The LCI Rams moved into a second place tie with the Ma- grath Zeniths in the Southern Alberta "A" Boys Basketball gue as they dumped the vis- ting Medicine Hat Mohawks 55- 32 last night. Meanwhile in Magrath the Raymond Comets kept their loss column unmarked as they bounced tte Zeniths 77-45. For the Comets it was their seventh consecutive league vic- ;ory and perhaps a strangle hold on the league pennant. The Rams and the Zeniths sit with identical 5-3 records while the Comets, who have one game in hand over the second place clubs, can cinch the title with a victory over the Medi- cine Hat squad1 tonight. On the other hand the Catho- lic Central Cougars are defin- itely out of the running for a first place spot, but can em- erge as second place finishers if things go right. Only two league games will remain for each club after this Short sport FORFEIT THREE CALGARY (CP) The Uni- versity of Brandon Bobcats have forfeited three hockey games in the Western Canada Intercollegiate League for us- ing an ineligible player, presi- dent Dr. Lou Goodwin an- nounced Friday evening. FIGHT TO HELP BOSTON (AP) The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston announced plans Thursday night to sponsor closed-circuit telecasts of the Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier heavyweight championship fight March 8 to raise funds to rebuild the arch- diocesan TV centre destroyed by fire last October. WRITERS ON TOUR OTTAWA (CP) Seven Eu- ropean snorts writers arrive here Sunday to begin a 16-day tour of Canada that will empha- size amateur and professional hockey. PALMER TIED PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) A woman's nose played i major role Friday in the third round of the Bob Hope Deserl Classic golf tournament The nose kept an Arnold Palmer shot from going into the woods and knocking him out of his tie for the lead with Jimmy Weichers. LIFT SUSPENSION CALGARY (CP) An indef- inite suspension against Blayne Sloughton of FUJI Flon Bomb- ers was lifted today by the president of the Western Can- ada Hockey League. Sloughton was suspended Dec. 7 after Medicine Hat Tiger Don Dirk was speared in the ej a. In the Ram Mohawks con- test last night a small crowd was on hand to watch the host club grab an early 17-6 first quarter lead. The Mohawks cut the deficit to two before the half time buz- zer sounded and trailed 27-18 going into the third quarter. The second half was com- pletely dominated by the Rams who out scored their opponents 28-14. Gary Jonts paced the Rams as he hooped 13 points while Doug Howes chipped in with nine. For the Mohawks Al Harri- son managed 15 points in a los- ing cause. In the "B" Boys game the 3 Colts out classed the Med- icine Hat B squad 67-42. Phil Quon led the Colts at- tack with 22 points as they held a 31-19 lead at hah" time. Dwayne Kirchner also aided in the win with 11 points John Graham notched 13 for the Hat. It was a second outburst by the Raymond Comets in Ma- grath that sunk the Zeniths. At half time the Zeniths trail- ed 38-25 tat the roof fell in in the second half. Tlie Comets racked up 39 big points compared to the Zen- iths 20. Lloyd Fairbanks and Gary Williams were hot as a two dol- lar pistol, as the saying goes, as they pumped in 26 and 21 points respectively. For the Zeniths Sbayne Gur- ney, Craig Ledshman and Don Hamilton each managed eight points apiece. In the "B" Boys encounter the Magrath Eagles have a sim- ilar streak as the Raymond1 Comets as they have yet to taste defeat this season in league play. Last night the Eagles dropped the Raymond Mustangs 5649 with the aid of Burns Alstons' 24 point performance. Walter Zobel matched Al- stons out-put as he swished 24 points for the Mustangs. Standing ovation for Tollestrup Tim Tollestrup of Lethbridge Cbinooks completed his college basketball career in a blaze of glory while bis team-mates tost 7M2 to University of Alberta Golden Bears Friday night in Western Canada Intercollegiate Basketball action. Tollestrup, who stands six feet, eight inches, ended a five- year college basketball career which included four years at Utah State University. He was awarded a special plaque from the University of Alberta and received a stand- ing ovation when be fouled out with 20 seconds remaining in the game. ToUestrup won the WCIAA scoring race with 458 conference record. Lethbridge led 39-28 at half time with 24 of those points by Tollestrup. He scored 14 more in the second half but not enough to give his team a vic- tory. Dick DeKlerk let. Alberta' with 22 points and Owen Cam- eron added 16. Next weekend Alberta, which is in third place, travels to Uni- versity of British Columbia Thunderbirds, who are in sec- ond place, for the play-offs. Manitoba Bisons, in first place, will be the hosts to fourth place Winnipeg Wes- men. Lethbridge is out of the play- offs. The University of Saskatche- wan Huskies held off a late rally by Brandon Bobcats to re- cord a 79-78 win Friday night. Huskies, from the Saskatoon campus, led 42-38 at the half and held a 13 point lead with MEMBERSHIP FEES Magrath Golf Club Announces 1971 Golf Fees FAMILIES MAN AND MEN (Individual) WOMEN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS Membership! Now Available Remit Fees P.O. BOX 343, MAGRATH ALBERTA 10 minutes remaining In the game. The game was the last of the season for Bobcats who ended with five wins and 13 losses. Doug Forsyth was top scorer for Saskatchewan with 29 points and next best was Bob Thomp- son with 11. For Brandon, Dave Bauman got 20 points, Bill Moody and Bill Warren 19 each and Mike Vaira bad 15. In Winnipeg the University of Manitoba Bisons defeated the University of Winnipeg Wesmen 95-58 Friday. For Bisons, who led 45-22 at the half, Rose Wedlake eot 23 points, Greg Gilh'es 20 and Ted Stoesz 18. Wesmen were paced by Barry King with 20 points and Bob Allan with 13. SATISFACTORY CONDITION FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Golfer Patty Berg was report- ed in satisfactory condition Friday as she recuperated from major abdominal surgery. A hospital spokesman said Miss Berg should be able to re- sume normal activity in about three weeks. SNOWMOBILE CLEARANCE 4 USED SNOWMOBILES AS IOW AS Special Clearance ON SNOWMOBILE CLOTHING BOOTS SUITS GLOVES HELMETS Etc. 25% OFF BERT MACS CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 Open Thursday and Friday Till 9 p.m. SPORTS FANS! I BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. Here'j a hockey record that's hard to believe, but it's true The Chicago Black Hawks once went EIGHT con- secutive games without scor- ing a goal! That happen- ed in the 1928-29 season That record has never been equalled in the NHL In fact, the Black Hawks were so weak in scoring that sea- son, that they got only 33 goals all season in 44 garnet played, averaging well below one-goal-per-game for the an- tire schedule. Here's a basketball oddity The man who's played in more National Basketball Association games than any other player in history, was never supposed to play pro basketball at all! Ha is Dolph Schayes who holds all-time NBA record for molt games played, be- fore he started his career, Schayes was advised ha wouldn't make it as a pro because he wasn't strong enough! One of the real oddities of the recent pro football season was that George Blanda won the Most Valuable Player yet he was not even a regular! Blanda ployed second-string behind Daryle Lamonica all year Thar may be the first time In sports history that a man who couldn't make the first team all season won the Most uable Player Award. 1 bet you didn't know Kirk's has just received snazzy new 600 Series "Alley Cat" Tiger Paws and they're sweeping the country in sales. Man-O'-Man are they great 9 inches wide, Belted and with the famous sure- footed Tiger Paw Tread. Yog just won't find a better sporty tire anywhere Why not come in for a pair or four first thing Monday? See KIRK'S for The Best Deal For Every Wheel! TIRE SALES LTD. "The Tire Experts" Your UNIROYAL Dealer 3 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU 1621 3rd Ave. S. PHONE ___ ___ 327-5985 KIRK'S FERNIE, B.C. Phone 423-7746 KIRK'S TIRE (TABER) LTD. 6201 50th Avenue Phone 223-3441 IJJNIROYAL ;