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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Third period rally sinks Seals Thursday, Fobruary S4, 1972 TH[ LETHBRID6E HERALD 7 GAG line continues torrid pace By THE CANADIAN PRESS New York's GAG Line is on the verge of establishing two National Hookey League records and could set a third if H continues its torrid scoring pace. The line, so named earlier in the season after it began scor- ing a goal a game, was true to form Wednesday niglil, scoring two goals in Llie Rangers' H victory over Philadelphia Dyers. In other games, Buffalo Sabres, wilh an assist from their opponent, defeated Chi- cago Black Hawks 2-1, Boston Bruins rallied to beat California Coi'dm Seals 8-0, Toronto Maple Ixafs shut out Pittsburgh Pen- guins 2-0 and St. Louis Blues blanked Los Angeles King., by the same score. Jean Ralellc, the leading scorer on the GAG Line, got las 46th goal of the season, scorui in the second period agajn Philadclpliia. Vic Jladfield al scored, his Rod Gilber the third memlrer of Hie lin did not score Wednesday nig but he is only one goal awa from his 40lh and when reaches that mark Iho line Howard misses first day of camp Allen signs six figure contract By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "The Chicago club judges Hi chie Allen on what he does to; us on the While Sox manager Chuck Tanner said afler the Chisox dealt pitcher Tommy John and i n i e 1 d e r Steve Huntz to Los Angeles Dodgers for the Z9year-old slug- ger. The Chicago club must be ex- pecting a lot. Allen agreed Wednesday to a 1972 contract for more than making him the high- est-paid player in White Sox his- tory. Allen, who spent seven tem- pestuous seasons with Philadel- phia Phillies, will be playing for his fourth club in four sea- sons. He hit 23 home runs and drove in 90 runs with the Dodg- ers in 1971. While Allen was presumably content, a couple of other prom- inent American League sluggers were not-at least, not yet. KIIXEBHEW UNSIGNED Harmon Killebrew is one of eight Minnesota Twins still un- signed, while Frank Howard is not expected in the Texas Rangers' training camp for 'quite a says general manager Joe Burke. Killebrew, 35, earner) last year and is expected to agree to a raise of about ?10.000 Howard, however, is another story. After a big homers, 126 runs batted 1970, Howard received a con- tract. Now he's coming off his least productive season in five homers, 83 RBI and a .279 batting the club is asking him to take the maximum 20-per-cent pay cut. Howard, meanwhile, is asking for a raise. We aren't even in the same ball Burke said. J don't expect him for quite a while, maybe as long as three weeks." BRILES SIGNS San Francisco pitchers Juan Marichal and Jerry Johnson re- mained absent from camp, and the world champion Pittsburgh Pirates came to terms wilh pitcher Nelson Briles, for about Elsewhere, Atlanta Braves signed veteran knuckleballer Phil Niekro; reliever Sparky Lyle agreed to terms with Eos- ton Red Sox, and veteran Steve Hargan, who slipped to a 1-13 record last year, came to terms with Cleveland Indians. Also, Oakland Athletics signed outfielder Joe Rudi and pitcher Diego Segui; New York Yan- kees came to terms with Hon Blomberg and Frank Baker; h u r 1 e r Bruce Dal Canton reached agi cement with Kansas City Royals; Montreal Expo signed pitcher Mike Torrez, an New York Mets came to term with outfielder Ken Singleto and inficlders Tim Foli, Ke Boswcll and Ted Martinez. WHO'S PUT INOBODY.' YOU CAM -rOU UP VSEE ME STUFF'S IN TO JL TATTERS YEARS OFHABC 7 SOA7F NEW CLOTHES: NOTHIN'S so HARC> ON A WOMAN'S CLOTHES AS ANOTHER VvOMAN Otlerson closes in Weldon leads seniors PRINCE ALBERT, Sask (CP) Ken Weldon and his Quebec rink from Montreal will sit on (lie sidelines this after- noon during the ninth round of Lhe Canadian senior men's curl- ing championship, hoping Brit- ish Columbia will defeat Al- berta. Weldon chalked up two wins Wednesday in the seventh and eighth rounds to move into sole possession of first place with a 7-1 record and gets the bye in the ninth round. Alberta's Slim Otterson o Calgary, who had the bye in the eighth round, has a 6-1 recon ivliite Gordon Walkers B.C foursome from Victoria holds third place wilh six wins anc tu-o losses. In other ninth-round games today, New Brunswick meets Nova Scotia, Manitoba meets Northern Ontario, Prince Ed ward Island goes against Sas- katchewan and Ontario plays Newfoundland. When e i g h t h -r D u nd play Stirling close to title St. Mary's move into first With a toss of a coin the Taber St. Mary's Auroras took over sole possession of first place in Southwest Girl's Bas- ketball Conference. The Auroras and Winston Churchill were tied for first spot with 11-2 records, but a defaulted match awarded to the St. Mary's club changed their record 11-1. According to the SWBC league's statistician Santa of Coaldale, (lie game in ques- tion was the match between the Auroras and Fort Macleod Meteors Dec. 3, 1971. "It was a case of miscom- fulfill their obligations we had to use our second alternative in these matters which is flip- Salphiir Kings upend Chiefs A four goal outburst in the final period carried Pincher Creek Sulphur Kings past Kai- nai Chiefs H 5 Wednesday in Foothills Hockey League ac- tion. Jerry Ladcroule led I h c Kings with three goals while Bol) Benson chipped in a pnir. Sin.cle markers came off munication between Ihe Iwojthc- sticks of Ron Pasknski, clubs and since Fort Macleod Rick Eommcrville and Hay was to hosl Ihe conlest they Greg vSmitli inan.'iecd n pnir i able dale for the postponed I for Kainai while U'i'f commented Santn. [pall. Francis McArlhur and The Meteors failed to find a suilabic dale (o host the game anil therefore the defaulted match was reviewed by Ihe league representatives and a special committee. "Since Fort Macleod failed lo Jim B.iinl completed the scor- ing with singlcions. Pincher Creek, who lead the six team league, got the nod on three minor penalties while the Chiefs were guilly of two infractions. WEST CASTLE FREE NO. 1 LIFT TICKET TO ALL "FIRST-TIME" BEGINNERS ON SATURDAY, FEB. 26, 1972 RENT A SKI OUTFIT FROM GOTCHNA SKI HAUS OR SKI-SCENE SPORTS JOIN YOUR FRIENDS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA'S FASTEST GROWING WINTER SPORT ping a coin to see who receives the said Santa. Meanwhile in Vsuxhall the visiting Tabcr St. Mary's Auror as dropped the Vi-Queens 43-32. Vikki Adamocowitz and Jo- anne Mynard sunk nine points each for St. Mary's while Cindy Dorchak hooped 18 points in a losing cause. Meanwhile in Boy's division action, Winston Churchill Bull- dogs edged Picture Bntte Kings 51-in. Ken Nakama swished 18 points for the Bulldogs while Jack Ch.vmbor.yk added 13, Glm Tanr.ka netted 18 and Randy Hanna 12 for Picture Tlic league leading Stirling Lakers tlic Vau.v h.'tll Vikings .05-22 in nnolhcr hoy's Kai i is Zaugg and B r c nt Ilorgc1! nwuaLit'd 17 po i nl-s api'.'cc in Iho win. The Winston Churchill Grif- fins rung up a 3C-16 half-time lead and the Picture Bulle Sugar Queens 6121 in S-iulhircsl Girl's Basket ball League action Wednesday night. P.iL Schandor paced the Grif- fins with 15 points while Gail Blnnchnrd added 12. Dintip Davies mnnagccl H poiuls in a losing cause. SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE BOY'S DIVISION SI rAirys K.ilc Anrlrrv.'S P. Wnlslin W. R. Myers p. pulin....... Erin Rivnrs GIRL'S DIVISION ended, N.B.'s Bob Oke from Moncton was in fourth placi with a 5-3 record with N.S. ani Manitoba tied in lillh mtti 4-3 Saskatchewan and Northern On tario had 4-3 records in sevent place and P.E.I, was in sol possession of ninth spot with two wins and five losses. TWO RINKS WIN'LESS Stew Brown of Guelph, repre senting Ontario, and Newfound land's Lew Budden of Buchans were both winless in seven games. Quebec took 3 9-fi win over Newfoundland in the seventh round ajid then went on to down Don Bauld's N.S. rink from Hal ifax B-5 in the eighth round. B.C. came up with two wins Wednesday, 8-7 over P.E I. an( 10-3 over Northern Ontario's Ken Myers from South Poicu pine. Don Brownridge led his Mani- toba foursome from Portage la Prairie to a 6-4 victory over N.B and then defeated Ontario 12-8. Before silting out the evening round, Alberta scored a W win over P.E.I, in the seventh round. SQUIRES SPLITS Saskatchewan's Gene Squires 'rom Saskatoon edged Ontario 7-6 in the seventh round but .ook an upset 0-7 loss from Northern Ontario in tile cighlli. Allot- losing to Quebec in the seventh round, Newfoundland ost 12-8 to N.B. in (he eighth nit observers saw a marked im- provement in Buddcn's rink. The foursome scored their irst four-ender of the series, in .he sixth end against Oke, and came up with one of (he most p e c t. a c u 1 or plays during Wednesday's encounters. Newfoundland's second, Har- >ld Evans, cleared (lie house villi a parfcct Iriple takeout in he fourth end but New Bnms- rick emerged with one point as Lhe end was complclrd. Lrlo Per. .917 I ,7M I JVIcLellaii seul lo hospital TORONTO (CTl Tonoh Johnny of Toronto Maplo Leafs was taken to hospi- lal Wednesday to undergo tesls for a stomach ailment jusl a few hours Ivforp his team's Na- tional Hockey League encounter -Jains! rilMnirph Penguins. Frank (King) Claim-. Maple Leafs vii'p-piTsidenl, took Mr- Lolhn's place hr-hind Iho honch. II nas his firs! such appearance iu two years. become the first in NIIL history to have each member with 40 or more goals in a season, Additionally, the line is close to establishing a record of hav- ing each member score 100 poinls or more in a season. Gil- bert is nine points and Hadficld 11 away from 100 points while Ratelle, who replaced Boston's Phil Esposilio as the NHL 's scoring loader, has 108 points. The Itauelle-Hadficld-Gilbert line also has 2S8 points for the season, "IB short of Ihe record set last season by the Esposito Hodge-Wayne Cashman line. R a t e 11 e 's goal Wednesday night was the eighth straight game in ivhich he scored, leav- ing him two short of ihe MIL record of 10 showed by former Ranger Andy Bathgale and Bobby Hull of Chicago Black Hawks lie also assisted on two goals Lo increase his points-total to 108, one more than Esposito. The Black Hawks, who have lost only three games at home all season, dropped their second straight at Chicago maJnly be- cause of a miscue by a player. An untimely kick of [he puck by Chicago forward Christian Bordeleau deposited the puck into the Black Hawks' net to 2 Buffalo ils win, Craig Ramsay was credited with the goal. Earlier, after Jim Pappin had scored the opening goal for Chi- cago, the Sabres tied it when a clearing pass bounced off Gerry Mcehan's strikes past Chicago joahe Tony Esposito. OTHER DRYDEN STARS The Sabres got brilliant net- minding from Dave Dryden, who was making his first start in 23 games lie credited "frus- .ration" for his sharp perform- ance in the nets. "I just gol so tired of praclis- ng and not playing for two months that this game was just he said. The Bruins, who were in- volved in a five-man trade Wednesday with California which sent all-star defenceman ol Vadnais to Bruins, were trailing the Seals 6-1 before the ;amc was half over. But the Bruins exploded for goals late in the second pe- riod and five more in the third to sink the Seals, who got two- goal performances from Gary and Dick Redmond in .he early stages of the game, Smith and Reg Leach, two of the players Boston gave up to Vadnais, each assisted on a goal for California, Fred SLanfield scored three for the Bruins to put them jack in Lhe game but it was Isposito's hvo goals less than hree minutes apart that won ,he ganie for the Bruins, Cast division leaders. Bobby Orr as- sisted on four goals. TORONTO 3 PITTSBURGH 0 Firsl Period 1. Toronlo, Selwood (Keon, Harrison) Apps Ley Morton Harrison Second Period No scoring. Penal- ics Cardwell, Harrison minor, Third Period 1. Toronlo, ElliS 15 Henderson, Ullman) Penalties none Shols on gofll by Pillsburgh Ifi f oronlo 10 15 15-40 Attendance EW YORK 4 PHILADELPHIA S First Period 1. New York, Tkgc- jk 18 (Stemkowskl, Park) 2. ew York, Hadfield 4 (Gilbert, Ra- elle) Penalties Hill man Park Second period 3. New York, Park (Ratelle) A. Philadelphia, larke 23 (Polvln, Parizeau) 5- York, Ratelle M (Falrbairn) Penallios Slemkowskl lell Third Period t. Philadelphia. Cle- ienl 7. Philadelphia, Dorn- oelor I? (Gendron, Van Impe) Ji-JS. enallies Clarke, MacGregor. 10. Shots on goal: hilaflclptija CW York 12 15 ;ndflnco UFFALO 2 CHICAGO T Firsl Period No scoring. es Hamilton Ka- ill Atkinson minor, miscondurl Second Period 1. Chicago, Pappin I (AnejolM- Bordelrau) 5-08. Pensl- es "Hillrnan Korcll Third Period 2. Buffalo, Mcchnn I ,1. Buffalo, Oams.iy- 5 1.71. enallleP-U'alFon Jflrrrtt THE BIG SWITCH Wednesday morning the California Golden Seals traded Iheir team caplain Carol Vandais to Ihe Boston Bruins for three players ,including right wing Reg Leach. Wednesday night teach (left) and Vandais hard at if in their new os the Pastern Division National league leaders dumped the Seals 8-6. (AP Wirepholo) Grand jury says death suicide MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) The Hennepin County grand jury has ruled the death o[ Dan- iel H, Meyer, president of Sail Lake Cily Golden Seals a pro- fessional hockey team, a sui- cide. The panel Tuesday found no foul play in (he Jan. 25 dealli o[ Meyer, who fell from the IBth floor of the Radisson South Hotel to the roof of the hotel swimming pool. ftlctrsden Plumbing HEATING und GAS fITTING Residential and Commercial Fast Efficient Servica Phone 327-5654 on f UfffllD If 14 i-Jt AllcPdarici! T. LOUIS 2 LOS ANGELES 0 Flrsl Pcricd No scoring. Ponal- C5 VJ Plflqer, Losuk Ungrr :J5, Si. Marseille Second 1. St Louis, (Unncr, Arturptiy) IE'13. rfsp 9-.J9. Tliird Period 2 Louis, Crisp (51. Marseille) Penalties one. shots on goal by LOUli 7 11 11-32 is Angeles 11 v DSTON S CALIFORNIA 6 Firs! Period 1. California, R Def- end 4 (Carle-Ion, Marshall) 2. ilfl, Redmond 7. 3. Doi- n, Sisnlield IS (McKeniie) a. ifornls, Crolenu 5 (Leach) 19'Sj. ronrt ffllllnrnin, Cflrip 1.1 (W S.niih) 1 t.. 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