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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, February 17, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 Jets wanted a slow pace, Cougars had other plans THE CANADIAN PRESS Winnipeg Jets had planned Sunday to concentrate on de- fence but Chicago Cougars wouldn't let them. "Our fast start in the game wasn't said Winni- peg's Danny Johnson after he scored three goals'to lead the Jets in a 6-1 World Hockey As- sociation victory over the Cougars. "We were intending to play a defensive game but then we got breakaways and two-on- ones." The Jets scored three goals in the first three minutes and added two more before the pe- riod ended. "My hat trick tonight was rriy first in the said Johnson, "and it was par- ticularly satisfying because for the last three years I've specialized as a penalty killer." In other WHA games Sun- day, Toronto Toros beat Van- couver Blazers 7-4, Minnesota Fighting Saints defeated San Diego Mariners 5-2 and Eastern rinks lead in seniors Unher- alded New Brunswick and Northern Ontario, skipped by former Brier competitor Jim Simpson of Thunder Bay, were the only double winners Sunday following two rounds, of the Canadian senior men's curling championship. Defending champion British Columbia, skipped by Ron McPhee of Kimberley, won its only start of the day, a 12-8 second-round victory over Royal Cooper of New- foundland. Three rounds were schedul- ed today. Saint John skip Ken Melvin took advantage of some critical late misses by Bill Wagner's Ontario rink to come from behind with six points on the last three ends for a 10-7 second-round vic- tory. In the first round, Melvin upset Morrie Thompson of Saskatchewan 9- Lyle Henry of Winnipeg who miscued with his last rock of a second-round match to give Alberta's Del Mclntyre three points and a narrow 8-7 vic- tory. Mclntyre was beaten 9-6 in the first round by Lawrence Carter of Nova Scotia who gave a crisp shooting perfor- mance. Dr. Wendall McDonald of Prince Edward Island, winner of this event in 1971, scored three in the eighth end to take control against Nova Scotia and forge a 9-7 second-round victory to give both rinks 1-1 records. McDonald lost to Ontario 10- 9 in an extra end during the first round. Thompson's Saskatoon rink, one of the early favorites, walloped winless Glen Adams of Lachine, Que., 11-4 in the second round to pull even at 1- 1. Adams was thumped 14-4 by Manitoba earlier. Phoenix Roadrunners beat Edmonton Oilers 5-4. Saturday, Winnipeg beat Cleveland Crusaders 5-1 and Chicago defeated Baltimore Blades 5-3. Danny Spring scored for Winnipeg in the second minute of play at Chicago and the rout was on. Veli Ketola and Jean Guy Gratton scored to make it 3-0 and Johnson added two of his goals before the period ended. Despite the one-sided scoring, the game was filled with penalties and fights. Win- nipeg player-coach Bobby Hull, who along with Swedish linemates Ulf Nilsson and. Anders Hedberg has been getting bumped around a lot this season, said: "I wish the other teams would stop pushing us around. If they put me and the Swedes out of action, who will bring in the crowd at the At Vancouver, Paul Hender- son put Toronto ahead for good five minutes into the final period with his 29th goal of the season and Frank Mahovlich, Wayne Dillon and Tom Martin added third- period goals to put the game out of Vancouver's reach. SCORES TWICE Tom Simpson scored twice for the Toros as Vancouver saw its five-game winning streak ended. Wayne Connelly scored twice and added a pair of assists as Minnesota slipped past San Diego into third place in the Western Division. Andre Lacroix of the Mariners picked up an assist to make it his 18th game in which he has earned at least one point. At Edmonton, Pete McNamee's goal with less than two minutes to play gave Phoenix the victory and ended ALBERTA AND ONTARIO EXCHANGE FLAGS AS ONTARIO HOCKEY TEAM ARRIVES Locals hold onto second place despite setback Broncos got just nine shots on goal Simpson, who represented Edmonton's five-game Northern Ontario in the 1957 ing streak. Jim Boyd had a Canadian men s ot goals tor the at Kingston, Ont., displayed most of the power Sunday who outshot the Oilers 45-23. B he defeated Newfoundland 6 and Herb Taylor Whitehorse, skipping the new Territories entry, 9-5. All 12 teams were in action during the second round, the only one of 13 on the Taber CALGARY Sass to schoolgirl w tion schedule that doesn't allow for two Rinks skipped by Les Rowland of Calgary al1 MISCUE COSTLY Six teams shared 1-1 records, including Lennon of Lethbridge will represent Southern Alberta in the provincial mixed curling playoffs at Taber Feb. 28-March RIVER, Alta. (CP) Debbie Sass of Edmonton scored a decisive 15-5 victory over the Heather Oliver rink of Calgary to win the Alberta a curling championship finalist, defeated Lennon 7-5 Saturday to win the The Sass rink, consisting of mi Brenda Lintz at third, m in the Rallies, second, and playoffs. Lennon bounced back in the B section Lintz lead, now will s''t represent Alberta at the Cana- 12 dian finals in Newfoundland. REGINA (CP) Harvey Mazinke of Regina defeated Larry McGrath of Kindersiey, Sask., 6-4 in the second game of the A-B final Saturday night to win the Saskatchewan men's curling championship for the second time in the last three years. Mazinke, whose rink Terry Lyon of Pincher Creek 8-7 and Lyle Davis of Lethbridge 10-9. Davis earlier eliminated Dale Raivio of Red Deer 6-1 in the semi-finals. Playing with Rowland are his wife Audrey at third, Danny and stole singles on the m first two ends, scored four in the 4th, stole four more in the w, 5th and picked up a five-ender Pe in the 7th when the Oliver rink conceded. ,ij Oliver scored two in the 3rd and three in the 6th before m conceding after the 7th. Pe Miss Sass had a fantastic rounded out by Bill Martin, George Achtymichuk and Dan Klippenstein, won the provincial title in 1973 and then went on to win the Canadian championship. The rink finished runner up to Kjeli Oscarious of Sweden in the Silver Lennon's lineup includes third Rita Tarnava, second Jocko Tarnava and lead Gail Pilling. Meanwhile two St. Albert rinks, skipped by Ron Anton and Doug Johnston, will scoring more than 90 per cent of her shots in Sun- ie day's game. She won the A final Satur- IOIJ day by defeating the Oliver rink 10-2. Oliver emerged the KA B final winner by knocking off defending champion Heather Moore of Debolt, Alta., 7-5 McGrath, the Alberta in Be provincial champion mixed defeated Mazinke 7-6 championships day afternoon to force the deciding game. Anton, who won h( scored two-enders in the title in and 8th ends of the final his berth Gilbert and Brian su hit and stuck while facing Pat Miller each had hat tricks ha McGrath counters in the 7-2 in the Murray Redman picked his seventh shutout of the an Mazinke will represent Saskatchewan at the Canadian curling championships in Fredericton March trimmed Ken Watson of Edmonton 11-4 in the B event Saturday as the Kings ea blitzed the Argos 13-0 in Ban- Bl tarn B hockey action. an Ralph Quint and Brad si) for Anton were two-time added two goals each for the winners while ed HEIBERT PACES WIN Two goals by Ed Heibert led the way to a 5-1 champion Gale Lee at third, Warren Hanson, came off the sticks of ta Dale and Lane Belsher and Randy Rook. Floors win over played second for other Bantam B action, Western Natural Gas in Gervais' Mantello scored for the dustrial Hockey League champions and Jason Coma and for the Blades as the ha Mark Void, Peter on the clubs battled to a 1 1 wl and Cliff Block chipped Sc with singles for the winners while Cam Burr averted was teamed up with his Pee Wee play, four goals w.( by Dave Anderson were not shutout for the Gas Co. In another game J and Darryl Sutton at second and for the Braves as they Electric built up an 8-0 lead. Sutton and outlasted City Packers 12-5. Eric Tillman scored with Gervais last year at times for the MMMM.'S STAMPEDE TABEH COMMUNITY CEMTK TONITEI M.THklMl: drtttn I. TMnM 1 f, LM n t. Mr. ft LMVM vt PMM KnM vi Ivif Bfninf IMJ IM Vl g yrf. 5 EXCITING) BOUTS 13.00 1 By THE CANADIAN PRESS Bill Oleschuck of Saskatoon Blades recorded a league-leading third shutout in Western Canada Hockey League action Sunday as the Blades defeated Regina Pats 3-4. Oleschuk finished with 21 saves as Saskatoon held period leads of 1-0 and 2-0. New Westminster goaltender Gord Laxton had an easier night as the Bruins outshot visiting Lethbridge Broncos 27-9 to defeat them 6-0. In other WCHL games Sunday, Kevin McCarthy scored at of the third period to give Winnipeg Clubs a 4-3 win over Flin Flon Bombers while fast third-period action by Barry Dean of Medicine Hat Tigers helped his team to a 6-6 tie with Kamloops Chiefs. On Saturday, the Tigers, defeated Calgary Centennials 6-2 and Edmonton Oil Kings bombed Regina Pats 94. A Saturday night contest between Lethbridge Broncos and Victoria Cougars was cancelled when weather problems prevented the Alberta team from reaching Victoria. In the Eastern Division, Saskatoon remains on top with 69 points followed by Lethbridge with 51 points. Brandon has a one-point lead over Regina with 48 points and Winnipeg with 36 points is one ahead of Flin Flon. In the Western Division, Victoria holds first place with 78 points tailed by Medicine Hat with 72. Kamloops has a slim four-point lead over New Westminster with 64 points while Ed- monton follows with 58. In sixth place is Calgary with 26 points. In Saskatoon Sunday scorers were Blair Chap- man, Wes Peters, with a shorthanded goal, and Del Chapman. The goal was Peter's seventh shorthanded of the season, tying him for the league lead in that category with Mel Bridgman of Victoria. New Westminster kept the injury-riddled Broncos out of the game Sunday with a 2-0 score at the end of the first period and a 5-0 score at the end of the second. Scorers were Fred Berry, Mark Lofthouse, Kevin Schamehorn, Kelly Secord, Richard Shinske and Brad Maxwell. In Winnipeg Sunday, other scorers for the Clubs were Gord Blumenschein, Larry Skinner and Kelly Greenbank, who also played a role in the other Winnipeg goals. Rich Gosselin, Kelly Kehoe and Bob Watson scored for Flin Flon. In Kamloops Sunday, the Chiefs led 5-3 after the second period but the Tigers scored two goals within 32 seconds early in the final period and came back again later on Dean's goal. The Chiefs had led 2-1 after the first period. Greg Vaydik and Don Murdoch each scored twice for the Tigers with Cliff Lane adding the other goal. Mai Zinger with two goals, Don Moores, Reg Kerr, Neil Lyseng and Terry McDonald replied for Kamloops. In Edmonton Saturday, Doug Lecuyer added two goals and two assists for the Oil Kings who held a 4-1-1 record against Regina. Robin Sadler scored a goal and added four assists and Wayne Babych, Rocky Maze, Brent Peterson and Paul Mulvey rounded out the Ed- monton scoring. Allan Dumba scored three goals for Regina and Jon Hammond scored the other Regina goal. Edmonton led 3-1 after the first period and 7-2 after 40 minutes. In action in Medicine Hat Saturday, the Tigers scored four unanswered goals in the middle period to break a 1-1 first-period deadlock and lead the Centennials 5-1 after two periods of play. Jim Bertram, Bryan Maxwell, Morris Lukowich, Tim Sanche, Tom Bast and Barry Dean all had single goals. Don Ashby and Al filendinning replied for Calgary. Tonight, Regina is at Flin Flon and Victoria Cougars play Lethbridge Broncos in Victoria. The game had been scheduled for Saturday. WCHL summaries NEW WEST 6, LETHBRIDGE 0 First Period 1. New West- minster, Berry 2. New West- minster. Lofthouse (Berry, McNeice) Penalties Tldey L. Beck NW Lofthouse NW Smith NW Phillipoll NW Delorme L Secord NW Second Period 3. New West- minster, Schamehorn (Pachal, Smith) 4. New Westminster, Secord (Clippingdale. Shmyr) 5. New Westminster, Shinske Penalties Hegier L, Henderson L, Lofthouse NW, Phlllipoff, NW, majors McNeice NW Gillespie L Hall L Third Period 6. New West- minster. Maxwell (Sleep) Penalties Smith L Delorme L Beck. NW Shot! on goal by New Westminster -8 11 4 2. 3-9 Goal Boutin, Lethb'ridge; Lax- ton. New Westminster. Attendance KAMLOOPS 6 MEDICINE HAT 6 First Period: 1. Kamloops, Zinger (Gassofl, D. Ferner) 2. Kamloops, Moores (Kerr, McAloney) 3. Medicine Hat. Vaydik (Dean. Bertram) Penalties Maxwell hockey suffered a 9 4 loss at the hands of the DQ Jets. Scott Maxwell, Rick Moser, and Vern Smith scored twice each for the Jets, while Greg Blankenship, Howie Heaton, and Doug Canadine added singles. On Sunday, the Marlands edged the Hornets 5 4 in Ban- tam B play. CANADA GROUPED LONDON (CP) Canada has been placed in Group D with Belgium, Denmark and Scotland for the women's world field hockey cham- pionships at Edinburgh, Scotland, Aug. 28 Sept. 10. MH Sanche MH Robinson K K. Ferner K Second Period: 4. Kamloops, Kerr (Lyseng) 5. Medicine Hat, Mur- doch (Lukowich, Bast) 6. Medicine Hat. Vaydik (Dean, Max- well) 7. Kamloops, Lyseng (Kerr) 8. Kamloops. Zinger (McDonald, Kerr) Penalties Murdoch MH D. Ferner K Bertram MH Third Period: 9. Medicine Hat, Murdoch (Dean, Maxwell) 10. Medicine Hat, Lane (Lomas. Dean) 11. Kamloops, McDonald (D. Ferner. Gassotf) 12. Medicine Hat, Dean (Vaydik) Penalties Robinson K Gassolt K mis- conduct y Shots on goal by Medicine Hat 8 16 Kamloops 19 19 Medicine Hat; Earp, Kamloops. WINNIPEG 4, FLIN FLON 3 First Period No scoring. Penalties Rollins W McDill FF FF Sutton W Eakin W Rollins W Second Period 1. Winnipeg, Skinner (Hansford, Greenbank) 2. Winnipeg, Greenbank (Blumenschein. Skinner) Penalties B. Davidson FF Allan W Third Period 3. Winnipeg, Blumenschein (Samis, Greenbank) 4. Flin Flon. Gosselin (McDill, Watson) 5. Flin Flon. Kehoe (Kuntz) 6. Flin Flon, Watson (Gosselin) 7. Winnipeg, McCarthy (Skinner, Greenbank) Penalties Anning W Allan W, Balllnggall FF majors McDill FF Montgomery FF Shots on goel by Flin Flon 12 7 Winnipeg 12 15 Goal Swanson. Flin Flon: Molleken, Winnipeg. SASKATOON 3, REGINA 0 First Period: 1. Saskatoon. B. Chapman (Valade. Hamilton) Penalties Dumba R; Smith S minors, major Hammond R Mahoney R Valade S Hollmeyer S Second Period 2. Saskatoon, Peters (Williams) Penalties Smith S Goertz S Harazny R. Hoflmeyer S D. Joly R Harazny R Third Period 3. Saskatoon. D. Chapman (Peters, Williams) Penalties None. Shots on goal by Regina 7 10 4-21 Saskatoon 9 10 Goal Stanlowski, Regina; Oleschuk. Saskatoon. Attendance SATURDAY MEDICINE HAT 6 CALGARY 1 First Period: 1. Medicine Hat. Bertram (Carroll, Ray) 2. Calgary, Ashby (D. Lestander) Penalties East- cote C, Hillworth MH (double minors) Sanche MH Maxwell MH. Carroll MH, Neeld C Second Period: 3. Medicine Hat, Maxwell (Bertram, Sanche) 4. Medicine Hat, Lukowich (Bast, Durrand) 5. Medicine Hat, Sanche (Bertram, Maxwell) 6. Medicine Hat, Bast (Durrand) Penalties Maxwell MH (double minor, D. McLean C Milford C (minor) Bandura C Third Period: 7. Calgary, Glendlnn- ing (Neeld) 8. Medicine Hat, Dean (Lomas. Hilworth) Penalties Wylie C Murdoch MH Bast MH Shots on goal by: Calgary 13 7 Medicine Hat 815 Goaitenders Hendrick, Calgary; Holland, Medicine Hat Attendance EDMONTON 0 REQINA 4 First Period: 1. Edmonton. Sadler (Will, Soetaert) 2. Edmonton. Lecuyer (Currie, Sadler) 3. Regina. Dumba (Faulkner. Minor) 4. Edmonton, Babych (Sadler, Lecuyer) Penalties Sadler E Keil R Tidball R Babych E D. Joly R, Swales F Minor R Second Period: 5. Regina, Ham- mond 6. Edmonton. Lecuyer (Sadler, Risslin) 7. Ed- monton. Maze (Perkins) 8. Ed- monton, Peterson (Mulvey, Will) 9. Edmonton, Mulvey (Will, Peterson) Penalties None. Third Period: 10. Edmonton, Currie (Sadler) 11. Regina. Dumba (Nagel, Grauer) 12. Regina. Dumba (Grauer, D. Joly) 13. Edmonton, Currie (Lecuyer. Rissling) Penalties None. Shots on gosl by: Regina t? 1 Edmonton 12 16 11-39 Goaitenders: Staniowskl, Regina; Soetaert, Hall, Edmonton. 1.994. Pronghorns finish off season on losing note EDMONTON (Special) The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns wrapped up their Canada West men's basket- ball schedule Saturday night with a 90 63 loss to the University of Alberta Golden Bears. The Bears scored 54 points in the second half as they handed the Lethbridge club its 17th loss in 20 outings. Throughout the early stages, the Pronghorns dominated the action, and were still ahead 23 21 with remaining in the first half. But the Bears scored six consecutive baskets at that point and pulled ahead to stay.' Despite' limited action, Wal- ly Tollestrup hooped 17 points for Alberta, one less than Doug Baker, and all in the second half blitz. Colin Fennel! added 16 points for the winners and Dave Holland contributed 14. Phil Letham collected 20 points to pace the Pronghorns while Lauren Edlund and Richard Foggo added 17 and 16 respectively. Elsewhere in Canada West play, Victoria Vikings finished off their schedule and clinch- ed a playoff berth with a 68 53 win over Saskatchewan Huskies. The Vikings, who had dumped the Huskies 73 58 Friday, wound up with a 14 6 record, which only Alberta and the Calgary Dinosaurs can equal. The Dinosaurs split a weekend doubleheader in Van- couver, edging UBC Thunder- birds 53-50 Friday and dropp- ing a 79 61 decision Saturday. Both Calgary and Alberta now sport 12 6 records, and they meet in Calgary this weekend to decide the second and final playoff berth. British Columbia is 11 7, and must win both of its games in Saskatoon this weekend and hope for a Calgary Alberta split in order to have a chance at the playoffs. OLIVER SIGNED NEW YORK (AP) New York Yankees announced Fri- day the signings of veteran utilityman Bob Oliver and in- f ielder Fred Stanley. Oliver, a first baseman, third baseman and outfielder, batted .243 with California Angels and Baltimore Orioles last season. Athletes and Visitors to 'Canada Winter Games City 1975' Our wishes for an enjoyable stay in Lethbridge. Lethbridge Concrete 9th and 6th Strut North ;