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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta JO fMC UTHrmiDGF HERA'.O Fii SITTING DOWN ON THE JOB Goalie Tony Basinski, 16-year-old Flint high school junior, plays hockey every weekend in pickup games with regular Flint senior league Basinski was ban with a spinal defect and can't use equipped with wheels. his legs. He plays from a chair lhat is (AP Wircphoto) Otterson lias chance., but a very slim one Red Whigs back in fourth, place alone Dy IAN MacLAINE Press Staff Writrr Iphia goes lo I la Ruffalrj a lo Detroit, California be town who was calling Lhc lie minimised the days play- and Vancouver lo shoLs. Chicago. Prlrnil Hcd Wir.c? sn F.ir The liiMn iwlkvi- CTS gni lo rc-lsx. prolonged tlir. fin', nt IV Nniinnnl TTookoy tion nf ;ii ihc praol.icr ;ind luiTed (lie rii.-t.iirp in laic j son's Thru John intn playofl contrndca-5. rJccrmhor cvtn .liramy Tlic Uvilsiii fok over [mm -lolm JTcLcilan, last year's Greet: would have laid a S3 bill j Barklcy iind immediately lei it i KUL coach of the year for get- on their remote chances of mak- jEg Lhc post-season playoffs. But if the Las Vegas odds- maker. and air. one else with hope and charitable connec- tions, produced the non-existent hill or even corresponding coin- age. he'd br in line for a hcallhy payoff when the season I ends April I That's 17 games away for the t Wines and only for Toronto i ting Toronto into the getting worse, Detroit appears also had problems. Leaf rlc-' headed for a playoff spot for the fenceman Rick Ley earlier (his week blamed Ulc Toronto tail- spm on management other than McLella.ii. With Wings riding high in fourth, and (he Toronto position Vida Blue's pay cheque in yen Maple rhom thry are hiittlirs for the fourth and final plnvoff in the NHL's Il> Tilt ASSOCIATED I'HESS Harmon Kiikbrcw is col- Vappy with dollirs. Blue says be might starting The right direction sicp in Killebrcw. Minnesota Twins' night, blanking Vancouver Can- j 35-year-old slugger who has hit nets 2-0 tn mnvo two points 515 liomn runs and driven in ahead of Toronto. They now I.W) run., in Ins major league career, signed liis contract Thursday for an e 5 I i m a 11? cl 5125.000. This would be have 63 points in 61 games tn (he Leafs 61 points in 63 games. SABRES BEAT HAWKS Elsewhere, Buffalo Sabres continued their cut-up with Clii- cago. .''-conns four I goals in a 5-3 win over the Weft Division Black Hawks, and Montreal Canadicns look an early 3-n lead rn route to a 4-2 victory against Minnesota Stars. The schedule resumc.s six games Saturday night when Detroit visits Montreal and flic are at home to Vancou- ver. Other action has Boston Rruins. at Los Angeles Kings, California Golden Seals visiting Chicago, Pittsburgh Penguins rntertaiuing Philadelphia Flyers nnd St. Louis Blues at Minne- sota. Pittsburgh moves into Mont- real Sunday whUe St. Louis vis ils New York Rangers. Philadel- Jack's Plumbing Scrvinrj Lethbridqe FOR ESTIMATES PHONE JACK FUtlER 328-2515 last season; D r I r o i I Tigers I Drago, who won 17 games In came to terms with Mike Kilk- 1971. L'nny of Bradford. Ont.. ex- pected to be a candidate [or Um j with II saves, signed with Veteran reu'evcr Eddie Watt, Tigers' starling rotation, and Kansas City Royals signed Dick more than he made in the American League season when h e clubbed 23 homers ,T n d knocked in 1 IS runs. Blue, meanwhile, was home in Mansfield. La., and said to IK asking M2.001. while Oakland Athletics owner Charlie Finlcy has offered And according lo a report In the San Francisco Chronicle, if he can'l come lo lerms uith Finley, Blue might seek employ- ment in Japan. ''Yes, I've talking to teams in Japan." The Chronicle quoted Blue's lawyer. Robert Gerst, as saying. "They are in- terested, if we cnn't reach an agreement wilh Fuilcy. Blue earned SH.7JO sea- son, when he had a 2-l-r> record, 301 strikeouts He won bo'.h the Cy Young and Most Valuable i Player awards in the American I League. Oilier (hnn Killrbrrw. mo-( of Ihe major signings Thursday in- voh'ed pitchers. Cliicago Wlnle Sox signed i Tom Bradley, a 15-game winner while veteran goallender Roger Baltimore Orioles.'while George Crozicr survived a shaky start "to lum bad; .17 Chicago shots. Chicago coach Billy lieay said the usually defensive-minded Hawks had contributed to their own downfall in successive losses to Buffalo, steering both goals past tlicir own goaltendcr in a 2-1 loss at Chicago Wednes- and one Thursday Culver signed with Houston As- tros and Ross Grimsley with Cinciimati Reds. St. Louis added seven players i lo the fold, but that leaves nine- men unsigned, including regu- j lars Matty AJou, Ted Sizemore, JJAM_1V1> V .ing Tnrre and Ted Simmons l.efhbridgc Labor Club DCCF uill be m Yauxhall tonight at 7.SO for the second game of their two game, lotal goal scries. They trail by two goals after losing the opener 5-3 last Sunday. The Tec Wee Kings will also be on Ihe road tonight as they travel to Okotoks for a game. The Kings enjoy a com- fortable 12-1 lead in goals in the total goal series. Meanwhile, Don Henderson's four goal performance gave the liskimos a G 4 Midget win Thursday. In Daiilam A play the Red Wirt'.s blanked Ihe Black Hawks 2-0. Joe Torre and Ted Simmons and pitchers Steve Carlton, Jerry Rcuss and Don Shaw. And Montreal Expos opened their training camp with four pitchers missing, including ace starter Carl Morion, who is stiil unsigned. Catcher Duke Sims and utility man Bill Russell signed their Los Angeles Dodger contracts Thursday, leaving only six members of the National League baseball dub unsigned. Unsigned Dodgers are pilch- ers Al Downing, Don Sutlon, Jose Pena and Mike Strahlcr and tnfielders Bobby Valentine and Jim Lefebvre. Unsigned Orioles include 20- game winners Jim Palmer, Dave McNally and Mike Cuel- lar, along with Brooks Robin- PRTNCE ALBERT, Sask. (OP) Two rinks have a chanec lo catch up lo Qutlwc and force a playoff after today's filial round of the Canadian sen- iors curling championship, but few would give them odds. Both challengers, British Col- umbia and Alberta, slcod good chances of winning their final llth round matches. However, it was considered highly unlikely lhat Quebec would Jose ils game. Quebec, slapped by Ken Wcl- don of Montreal, was on lop with an C-l won-lost record after an 0-1 victory Thursday over New Brunswick. Today Quebec plays Ontario, led by Stewart Brown of Guolph. Ontario is second to last with one viclory and one win at (lie expense of the last- place rink, Newfoundland, win- less in nine starts. Alberta, on Ihe other hand, WES expected lo face sliffer competition in its match against Manitoba, lied for fourth with Nova Scotia, each with B-3 records. British Columbia plays Saskatchewan, lied for seventh with Northern Ontario, each 4-5 records. NEED WIN AND LOSS For eilher B.C. or Alberta lo gain a tic and force a playoff on Saturday, one of them would have .to win its game and Quebec would have to lose to Ontario. In other games for today's draw, P.E.I, plays Newfound- land. Nova Scolia plays North- ern Ontario and New Brunswick- has the bye. When the 10th round ended, B.C. and Alberta were tied lor second behind Quebec with 7-2 records with Manitoba and Nova Scotia tied for fourth at C-.i. IVcw Brunswick was Eixlh Thursday night il was veteran wifj, an cvcn 5-5 and Saskalchc- van Northern Ontario tied for seventh at 4-5. P.E.I, was ninth at 2-7, OnUrio 10th at 1-8 and Newfoundland last at 0-9. Alberta had had a chance to move up with Quetec Thursday but lost it when B.C., skipped by Gord Walker of Victoria, stole one on the second extra end and defeated Slim Oltcrson of Calgary 7 fi in the ninth round. AJbcrla defeated Gene Squires' Saskatoon rink 7-2 in the 10th round (o tic for second but by this time Quebec had slready gained what had ap- peared lo a strangle bold on first place Quebec beat New Brunswick in the 10th round with the help of an outturn in the ninth end to draw past a guard for two points. New Brunswick, skipped by Bob Oke of Moncton, lost to second time in the last six sea- sons. Rod Berenson and rookie Mar- ccl Dionnc supplying Ihe offence in Front of Al Smith's fourth shutout. The Wings have lost only one of their last IB games in the Olympia where they play nine of their remaining games. The Sabres needed only the last nine minutes of the game lo turn the game in their favor at Buffalo with Mike Bycrs, Don Luce, Rick Martin aiid Danny Law-son offsetting a 2-1 Chicago lead. Rookie Martin fired Uie win- ner, his of Ihe season, Dan Baukl's Halifax rink in the ninth round. Saskatchewan lieat Chris Gal- lant's Cnarlollctown rink 10-5 in the ninth round. Manitoba, skipped by Don lirownridge of Portage la Prai- rie, ovi Northern On- tario 16-2 in the ninth and edged P.E.I 7-fi in the lOUi. IVorlliern Onlario, led by Ken Myers of Sou'.ll Porcupine, dc- fcaled Newfoundland B-4 In the 10th. Leafs fined, coacli through RED DEER fCP) Edmon- ton Maple Leafs of tlic AlberLa Junior Ifockey League have hecn fined and manager Rick Crockett has been sus- pended for Lho remainder of (he season, AJHL president Jim Secular of Calgary an- nounced today. The Lea [5 overlooked a league registration regulation when players Dave Rhine and Neil Noble joined the club in- mid-season, Secular.said. "The fault lies with club management "and therefore the fortunes of the players should not be Secular said. Thai was why games weren't forfeited. The league was acting on protests from the Edmonton Movers and LeUibridge Sugar day night night, MONTREAL MINNESOTA 3 Pnnod 1. Montreal, L 11 (TartJIf, CournoyET) lies __ Richard, Glbbs Goldi- woHhy Paradlsa Roberts 19.05. Sncond Prriod 1 Ifl- poinl? B (H-onerls) 3. Montreal, P Mahovlich It (Lafleur, F. Marmv- lich) A. Minnesota, Drouln 12 (Grant. i. Minnesota, Goidw.'orlhy 26 (Drouin. Grant) Penal I let La rose F, Mahov- Mch Third Period 6. Montrnal, L.irose la (Robert Pleeu) 9'02 Pen all Sho Montreal 1] Ed Parker rapped in three goals and paced the Hornets son, Boog Powell. Dave John- to a 4-2 victory over the Mus- son, Don fluford, Paul Blair and tangs ii Banlam "B" action Merv Rcttenmund. Thursday night. I n f i e 1 d c r s Gene Michael. John Kupis added a solo Jcn-y Kenney and Mario Gucr- niarkcr for UK Hornets whilu' _ Kelly Danielson and Calvin Lo- gan replied for the Mustangs. rci-o were absent Thursday ivben New York Yankees went through their first wcrkoul. BUFFALO CHICAGO Perlnd _ 1. Butfaln, Atkinson 10. 2 Chicago. D. Hull 19 (Pap: Din. P Marlinl 3 Chicaoo. While (NesterpnV-.o) 1.1-55. Penalties Koroll t, 37, Fvans Korah mis- conduct, P. iVartin, Pratt major. Luce 14-39, Koroll TO.00. Second Period None. Tliirrt Period f Buffalo. 13 (Porrenult, 11-13- 5 D'jf. ralo. Luce 1 (Evan., Lawnn) 17-S7; Chicago. D. Hull (White, Pap. i P. K.rMaK I. 1-r.O. MEETING LETHBRIDGE FEDERAL LIBERAL ASSOCIATION p.m. SVEN ERICKSEN'S FAMILY RESTAURANT INSERTED DY THE UTMflRIDGE FEDERAL LIBERAL ASSOCIATION hfe ilfii-1 dTil-l" DETROIT 3 VANCOUVER Firsl Prriort l. Delro f.on 25 (Cnarron, Tcrlcslnr Second Ppriod No storing. Pon- Hins _ John-Jon 3'09, Vackhnusp, 3.13, Bergman GucvrR- Hint Krarns Third PrrirKl 7. rMmil, Dinnne Uchnslnnl Pf-nallici Jnhn- m '1: Tflllrjn Vaneoi'rver n rjotrnil 11 II Broiics back Avitliiii one Fort Maclcod Broncs moved back to within one point of Pinchcr Creek Sulphur Kings in the bailie for first place in the Foothills Hockey League Thursday evening. Broncs blasted home seven unanswered first period goals enroutc lo a decisive 9-2 win over Claresholm Clippers set- ling the stage for a Saturday showdown with the Sulphur Kings Saturday evening at in Pincher Creek. John Malaschesky was the only Bronc to score more than once as he notched a pair of markers. Singles came off the sticks of Bruce Cooper, Mike Hornberger, Dennis Nessman, Dave Madochc, Angela Maura, Gordon Goruk and Bill Goruk. Clarence Lonhcim accounted for bolh Clarcshohn goal? I'OOTHILLl LEAGUE All three teams are ballling for playoff positions. Lefh- bridge leads the Maple Leafs by two points and the Movers, who have four games remain- ing, are seven points behind the Maple Leafs, who occupy the final playoff spot. "We believe games are won and lost on the ice, not in the committee Scoular said "This is simply a case of mis-ni anagemcnl and the teams, not the players, should Ire made lo pay. The two play- ers are not under suspension nor are they over age. "The Maple Leafs were somewhat tardy in having them properly registered with the Alberta Amateur Hockey Association and they over-look- ed a league registration by- law." Ken Kuchinski, Maple Leafs president, said lie would appeal the fine. "We feel it is loo sleep bul ere pleased the league execu saw fit not to involve the players or the on-lhe-ice opera- Edmonton Movers edged Ed- monton Maple Leafs 5-4 Thurs- day night in league play and jained the Earl Samis Memorial Trophy for the club with the best record in games between .he two Edmcnlon clubs. Terry Ewasiuk fired two goal? for Ihe Movers and sin- gles went to Dave Martin, Sort! Brimacombe and Brian Clowdlon. Ian MacPhce, Gene Strafe. Darrel Zelinski and Jim Stewart replied for the Leafs. The Hovers led 4-0 after the opening period but the Leafs made it 4-2 after 40 minutes and closed to within one goal of the Movers early in the fi- nal period. Claireton notched the winner at of the final period. With 30 seconds remaining in the game, the Leafs iced six at- tackers in a vain attempt to send the contest into overtime. Meanwhile in Calgary Dale Lewis and Dale Bingham each scored Iwo goals Thursday lo leatl Red Deer Tlrrsllers to a 5-2 win over Calgary Mount Royal College Cougars. Pete Sullivan and Jim Pralt replied for the Cougars Tom Lindskog added the other Hus- tler goal. Kodiaks host Coucordia twice The LcUibrldge Community College Kodiaks will host tha Coucordia College Cavalliers o! Portland, Oregon twice this weekend, Friday night the Kodiaks will host the visitors at the LCC gyinnasium at p.m. while (h J clubs will tion of the team in making j Raymond at the sama their he said. I time. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA JUNIOR W Cal. Couoarj .71 Red Deer Cnl. Canucks 26 Lelhbndge 19 L T F A Pis. 11 0 773 13.) 42 15 0 211 140 58 17 2 238 187 S4 34 1 351 3f 3 IJrt 705 jl Hadficld, MY R. Hull, C...... F. Mafiovlich, fA Marlin. Buf..... 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