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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta r, February 14, 1971 THE LETHHIOGE HERALD 13 Tie Cougars Tuesday Kings clinch second spot, finish season up north By LLOYD YAMAGISHI Herald Sports Writer The Lethbridge Sugar Kings j M TREVINO LIGHTS UP Golfer Lee Trevino lights up o stub of o cigar and puffs owoy os he travels the PGA course today practising for the opening of the PGA Championship starting Thursday, Canadian pair well off the pace Russians appear certain to win gold medal LYON, France (CP) The Russians seemed certain to win their first gold medal of the world figure skating champion- ships and possibly a silver one as well tonight in the pairs com- petition. The Russians also held a slight lead in the dance event and Czechoslovakia the top spot in the men's singles. The women's singles is still to come. All nine judges picked Lud- mila Smirnova and Andrei Sur- aikin of Russia for first place after the compulsory school fig- ures were completed Tuesday night, giving them 104.2 judging Petrone inks Dallas pact CALGARY (CP) Joe Pet- rone, No. 1 choice of Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian College Football draft, has sign- ed a bonus contract with Dal- las Cowboys of the National Football League. Petrone was quarter back, punter and place kicker with the University of Calgary Dino- saurs last year and was signed by Dallas mostly for his place- kicking. During four years of college football he hit six field goals from more than 50 yards, in- cluding one from 59 and an- other from 57 yards. Last year he hit seven of 27 field goal attempts but missed only one of eight converts. The Stampeders of the West- ern Football Conference retain Petrone's Canadian pi a y i n g rights if he is unable to make the Dallas team. The amount of the bonus was not disclosed. points. The final free-skating phase is on tonight. Irini R u d n i n a and Sergei Ulanpv, defending champions and winners of the recent Euro- p e a n championship, were placed second by each judge and given 102.6 points. Jo Star- back and Ken Shelley of the United States were third with 99 points. Sandra and Val Bezic of To- ronto were ninth among the 18 couples competing and had 93.1 points. The young brother and is 14 and Val 18 14th in their initial try at the title last year. While the judging picture was clear-cut in the pairs, such was backed the Russians, three of the five Western judges picked the Americans for first, the French judge split his vote and the West German picked his own country's pair. Ludmila Pachomova and Al- exander Gorshkov of Russia took the lead Tuesday night in not the case in the dance where the dance after the first two all four East-Bloc judges compulsory dances with 100.4 Boston winger making bid Bucyk after Lady Byng? By THE CANADIAN PRESS Johnny Bucyk, in his 14th sea- son with Boston Bruins, appears determined to improve his sec- ond-place finish in last year's balloting for the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy as the Na- tional Hockey League player best combining sportsmanship with ability. The 35-year-old Edmonton na- tive fired his 38th goal this sea- son and the 350th of his career as the Bruins clumped Buffalo Sabres 6-3 in the only game Tuesday night. In tonight's action, Montreal Canadiens meet California Golden Seals at Oakland. New York Rangers play host to Phil- adelphia Flyers, St. Louis Blues tangle with the Penguins at Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Kings visit Minnesota North Stars. Bucyk, who became the 10th NHL player to reach the 350- goal mark, added two assists and his goal touched off a three-goal outburst that locked up the game for Boston. With the 38 goals and 46 as- sists, Bucyk pulled into sole pos- session of fourth place in the NHL's scoring race. His 84 points, together with only four minutes in penalties this season, make Mm a prime candidate for the Lady Byng. The Bruins took a one-goal lead late in the first period when Derek Sanderson con- nected with, his 22nd marker. John McKenzie made it 2-0 only seconds into the second period at LEO SINGER'S MEN'S WASH 'N' WEAR CASUAL SLACKS Assorted Sizes and Styles. Regular to 13.00. NOW AT PRICE A SELECTION OF MEN'S SWEATERS PULLOVERS and CARDIGANS CLEARING AT PRICt BOYS' ALPACA SWEATERS In all the newest shades. Reg. 11.95. SPECIAL Q QC ONLY__7.7 J MEN'S SPLIT LEATHER SAFARI STYLE JACKETS Regularly 49.95 A RFAL SPECIAL 24.95 YOUR HEADQUARTERS FOR LEE and LEVI JEANS LEO SINGER'S MEN'S and BOYS' WEAR 214 5th St. S. Phone 327-3958 Minor hockey Lethbridge Marlands will meet Taber in the first round of the southern Alberta Pee Wee championship Thursday evening in Taber. The game is the opener of a two-game, total-point series. Game time in Taber is Meanwhile Pierre Lavaratto scored twice as the A.C.T. dou- bled the score, 4-2, on the Ti- Cats in midget league action. Reg Osmond and Brad Cox added singles for the winners while Bob Spitzer accounted for the two Ti-Cat markers. In Bantam "B" action last night the Seals belted the Eagles 4-0 with the aid of Tony Simioni's two markers. The Seals held period scores of 2-0 and 3-0 before Greg Mon- leith blasted one in the third. Mike Burla picked up the re- maining goal for the Seals while Bruce Bevai was credit- ed for the shutout in the nets. The Royals also had an easy tune last night as they trounced the Eskimos 7-3. Brian Konrad anct Randy Joevenazzo both blasted in a hat trick for the Royals while Derrick Blasco chipped in with one. For the Eskimos Darrell Na- son nolched two markers and Lyle Vogel managed a single- ton. B.C. league severs ties VANCOUVER (CP) The British Columbia Junior Hoc- key League decided Monday to cut it', ties with the Western Canada League and to work for a two tiered Junior A League within B.C. BCJHL President Dr. Arnold Lowden of Penticlon said fol- lowing the league's annual meeting here that a working agreement for player trades and development and oilier considerations with the WCHL will be terminated April 1. At the same time, the BCJHL will set up closer liaison with Junior B clubs with the hopes of establishing a new Junior A League sometime in the future, with the current A clubs mov- ing to a major junior division. Hsfore Steven Atkinson got the 'irst Buffalo score. Then Bucyk, Phil Esposito and Ken Hodge scored for Bos- ton within a seven-minute span. Esposito's goal, his 51st of the season, gave the league's scor- ing leader 114 points. 'Gil Perreault of Buffalo, a strong contender for the Calder Memorial Trophy as best rookie of the year, scored his 30th goal late in the period to lift his sea- son's point total to 55. The teams exchanged third- period goals, Bobby Orr bang- ing in his 29th for the Bruins and Tracy Pratt getting his first for Buffalo. Orr's goal plus two assists in- creased his point output to 101, second to Esposito. INCREASE LEAD Boston increased its East Di- vision led to nine points over New York, second with 82. Buf falo remained one point ahead o f cellar-dwelling Vancouver Canucks, who have 42 points, and one behind Detroit Red Wings. Earlier in the day, Minnesota completed two trades in hope of strengthening it's fourth-place position in the West Division. The North Stars are one point ahead of Pittsburgh with 52 pouits, and one behind Philadel- phia. The North Stars sent centre Danny O'Shea to Chicago Black Hawks for left winger Doug Mohns and centre Terry Gat- frey. A few hours Ia4er. they traded centre Tommy Williams to California for centre Ted Hampson. O'Shea, 25, scored 25 goals and 58 assists in two seasons with Minnesota and had 14 goals and 12 assists this year. Moim 37, scored four goals for Chi- cago this season for a career total of 234 while Caffrey bad 11 goals and 31 assists with Dallas in the Central Hockey League. Williams, 30, tad been dropped from the North Stars early this month for insubordi- nation. The North Stars also will send a player, to be named at the end of the season, for Hampson who scored 10 goals and assisted on 20 others. BOSTON 6 BUFFALO 3 First Period 1. Boston, Sanderson 22 (Cflrleton, D. Smith) Penalty Second Period 2. Boston, McKen- ;re 20 lOrr, Bucyk) 3, Buffalo Atkinson 12 (Meehan, Duff) 5 Boston, Bucyk 3! (McKenzlet 5 Boston, Esposito 51 (Hodge, Cashman; 6. Boston, Hodge 37 (D. Smith) 7. Buffalo, Perreault 30 (Smith Hamilton) Penalties D. Smith Barrie McKeniie Third Period 8. Boston, Orr 29 fBucyl-, D. Smith) 9. Buffalo, Pratt 1 (Anderson, Barrie) Pen- allies Walton Pratl, Orr Awrey Bench Shots on goal by Boston 9 14-38 ButffalO.........1! 9 points. Judy Schwomeyer and Jim Saldky of the United States were tied for second wi'i'a Ange- lika and Erich Buck of West Germany with 99.9 points. The Canadian dancers, Louise Lind and Barry Soper of Van- couver, stood llth with 84.1 udging points. The 22-year-old Canadians are competing in the world championships for the 'irst time and have said they would consider a final placing of 15th a good showing and 10th spot a "much-desired-miracle." The final two compulsory fig- ures for the men also will be skated today. Ondrej Nepela of Czechoslova- tia was leading after four fig- ures with Patrick Pera of ?rance second. The men's free skating, decid- ing the title, will be held Thurs- day night. CRANSTON 10TH The two Europeans were the tar performers in four rounds of compulsory figures which left Toller Crar.ston of Lachine, Que., far behind in 16th place among 22 starters. Cranston, who trains in To- ronto, ended his Tuesday per- formance with 573.7 points, compared with 698.1 for Nepela and 695.5 for Pera. Prior to this first event in the five-day skating competition, Cranston had been mentioned as a favorite for men's honors, along with Nepela and the man who beat the Canadian for the North American title. John Pet- kevich of the United States. Petkovich ended the first foui figures in fifth position. Serge Chetveruhin of Russia was third and Jan Hoffmann of East Ger- many fourth. Cranston, ranked behim women's singles star Karen Magnussen of Vancouver among top Canadian hopes at the cur- rent championships, appeared to do less than well in the all- important task of tracing out finished off their final home game of the Alberta Junior Hockey League schedule with a come-from-behind 2-2 tie with the visiting Calgary Mount Royal Cougars last night. Meanwhile in Ponoka Tuesday night the Red Deer Rustlers edged the Stampeders 5-3 to cinch the league pennant. Going into last night's con- test the Kings trailed the Rustlers by four points and now find themselves five be- hind with only two games left in their sched'ule. The Kings will be on ths oad this weekend travelling to Edmonton, resting with 25 wins, 13 losses and eight ;ood for 58 points and assured if second place. The Cougars lave only one game remaining and trail the Kings by three On the other hand the Ed- monton Maple Leafs are just >ack in fourth position with 52 points on 24 wins, 20 losses and 4 ties, but have assured them- selves of a play-off spot. A good size crowd was on land at the Lethbridge Arena ast night to watch the two clubs battle through a scoreless 'irst period. Both John Davidson in the Kings' net and Gord Lealke in the Cougars' cage came up with some brilliant saves in the period to keep their re- spective clubs in the game. Rod LeGuilloux finally broke the ice at the mark of ;he second frame with a close- n screen shot that eluded Davidson. Lannie McDonald finally put the Kings back in the ;ame with 10 seconds remain- rag in the period with a pe- culiar goal. The puck came jack to the point where Mc- Donald was situated but seem- ed to be bouncing end over end. With a golf-like shot he flipped the puck to Lealke who watched it ricochet into the net. Goalie Brian Reimer made' goals and Dempster got 36 saves in the Movers net, i the other, two less than Rene Alain of the j Doug Popley, Marcel Comeau and Duncan Grant tallied for Ponoka. The teams split 18 minor penalties. Meanwhile in Ponoka the Red Deer Rustlers played aggres- sively for two periods, then i turned to defensive work and IS.M- defeated the Stampeders 5-3 j last lUgm. Lome M a r t e 1 and Doug j Stumpf each scored a pair of Huber. LETHBRIDGE 2 CALGARY 3 Firit Period No scoring. Penal- ties Colourne. Foflness, f.'.cC r e e, Hendrikson, Fodness, Gcss Second 1. Calcary, sivelv for two periods, then Guiiioux iHumen 'i. Letr- 3 bridge, McDonald (Mutch, Poiio, AUBrioe. "Third Period 3- Calgary, LeGuil- toux (Hunter, DesRcsiers) 4- Lethbrldoe, George (Paskuski, Me- Penalties Pozzo. ANDY CAPP LeGuilloux'. the leading scorer in the league, once again opened up the scoring as he let a blistering shot go just inside the Kings' blueline to beat Davidson at the 31 second mark. Being one goal behind, the Kings applied the pressure but constantly failed to click. Fi- nally at th e mark Mc- Donald let a wrist shot go from the point towards the Cougars cage. Gary Paskuski, sitting on the door step, stopped the drive before a sprawling-Calgary net minder. In trying to slip th< puck past Lealke, Paskuski flipped it right to Dave George who just banged it into a open net. Davidson was called on to handle 31 Calgary shots while Lealke turned aside 32. In the penalty departmen the Cougars took eight of 12 minors called in the encounter In Edmonton Gary Kokolsk scored the winner at j the second period last night as 18-1 the Edmonton Maple Leafs his initial figures before pro- ceeding with the later stages of his compulsories. The Lj'on debut of the year-old Miss Magnussen has edged the Edmonton Movers been preceded here and else- where in.Europe by much press publicity winch may create for her a sympathetic spectator reaction to her efforts. The women begin their school figures Thursday, complete them Friday, and close the show Saturday night with free skating. Diane Hall, 18. of To- ronto, and Huth Hatchinson. 19, IT DID IT !AO RAN VER 'AVE GOT VER MONEY BACK; M. The teams had been tied 3-3 after the first and the Maple Leafs went ahead 5-3 after the second. Les Drewicki scored two goals for the Maple Leafs who also got singles from Keith Mackie and Wayne Paulson. Jim Snowdon scored two goals for the Movers and Craig of Vancouver, also are entered Wolonsky and Jim Miller got in the women's singles. I one each. r BEARS LEAVE HOME CHICAGO (AP) The Chi- cago Bears signed a five-year lease with Northwestern Uni- versity Tuesday to play all their National Football League home games in Dyche Stadium begin- ning this fall. Trie move ends the Bears' half century of play- ing in Wrigley field, home of baseball's Chicago Cubs. 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