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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta OUT FOR THi SEASON Jim Dorey, New York Rangers defenseman, is comfort- ed by his wife Dale as his recuperates from a ihoulder injury in New York's Lenox Hospital Friday. Dorey, traded from Toronto and injured in his first Ranger game, will be out of aclion for the rest of the season, according to team officials. (AP Wirepholo) Hot line doubles pace By THE CANADIAN PRESS A look back to Hie National Hockey League scoring records of a year ago provides a re- minder of why the current bat- tle for the league-scoring lead holds so much interest. After 61 games last season, Boston Bruins had lour players leading the race. Centre Phil Esposito, who wound up the sea- Eon with his second champion- ship, was leading team-mate Hobby Orr by 15 points with wingers Johnny Bucyk and Kea Hodge close behind. This season, however, centre Jeaa Ratelle and New York Rangers linemates Rod Gilbert and Vic Hadfield have moved up to challenge the Bruins. Going into the weekend ac- lion, Ratelle had a one-point edge over Esposito. The Rangers centre has 46 goals and 62 assists and the Bruin 54 and 53. A year ago, Esposito had 52 goals and 65 assists while Orr followed with 29 and 74. Orr Is not far behind this season with 28 goals and 69 assists for third spot. ARMY, NAVY and AIR FORCE VETERANS CLUB lEfHBRIDGE UNIT NO. 34 Important General Meeting ELECTION OF OFFICERS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28th p.m. In The Clubrooms ALL MEMBERS URGED TO ATTEND The New York line, however, was well out of the race last season. Now nicknamed the GAG line for their goal-a-game production, they had scored less than hall the total 288 points they have amassed so far this season. At this point last year, Ratelle led the trio with 24 goals and 36 assists, making him 10th among the leading scorers. WERE WELL BACK Gilbert, who has 39 goals and 52 assists after 61 games this year, had 24 and 25 after 63 games last season while Had- field, now with 40 and 49 after 61 games, was well back with 14 and 16 a year ago. Hadfield however, missed part of last season with injuries and had played only 48 games up to March 2, 1971. Despite the GAG line's doll- sled production, however, the Rangers are no further ahead in :he standings. A year ago, the Bruins had 95 points for a sev- en-point edge over the Rangers who had played 63. Up to this weekend, the Bruins had 99 points after 62 games and the Rangers 90 after 1. 3f- X- PORTABLE CAR RADIO 40.72 Reg. 17.95. SAVE NOW, SUPPLY (1971) LTD. 421 5th ST. S., LETHBRIDGE No. 1145 LOCKING Reg. ONLY ORLON PILE AUTO SEAT COVERS ONLY WE HAVE THE LARGEST SELECTION ____________IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA loiurday, February 16, 1972 TH! LHHBRIDCE HERALD 13 it FOXCRAFT FLOOR SHIFTERS 2 ONLY HAWK 90 deg. TACHOMETER 4-6-8- cylinder 5 vr. fiucirantea E4.72 TRUCK MUD FLAPS NOW ONLY, pr 6.72 _________ ONLY SHOP AND COMPARE SHOP MIDLAND AND SAVE OPEN ALL DAY MONDAYS Carlton upset tvith Cards Salary disputes noticeable in camps By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bing Dcvine, general man- ager of St. Louis Cardinals, has traded away a 20-game winner and indicates he is not above doing the same wilh a most val- uable player. Devine, who shipped Steve Carllon to Philadelphia Phillies for right-hander nick Wise Fri- day, said the deal was made SULLY SAYS -By Pat T WAS just wondering, if Vida Blue decides to play baseball in Japan this next season will he have to change his name to Vida Brue Lou Camilli, Cleve- land Indians' infielder says "They ought to change the name of the team to Cleveland Light Company. We don't have anything but .John Brodie, San Francisco quarterback who had 24 passes inter- cepted last season, claims there is no truth to the rumor that after the 49ers' loss lo the Cowboys, "I tried to commit suicide but the bullet was inter- .Not unlike the story in the Tulsa World headed "Local art gallery to hang western Local golf enthusiast Murray Milli hoping to enjoy the same success with his woods this year as he did last year. .Here's hoping he doesn't have as much trouble getting out of them Former fight promoter Al Flora dislikes the modern fight game. in the fight game nowadays is a con. It ain't like it used to be, when a fighter shook your hand and said 'You got my next and you knew you had it. Today fighters con you, managers con you, and you can't count on anything.. .When I caught myself start- ing to con, I decided to get out of the Could it be the Monday lights in Winnipeg were a con .That would be worse than a crime with the loss of Stewart Gray's life a result. .They are in- vestigating all the fights that took place that night. Some time back I said that it was good to have two professional coaches, from Lethbridge, in hoc- key. .If you recall, it was just after Doug Barkley had been made boss at Tidewater and joined Cali- fornia Golden Seals' Vie Stasiuk in the pro ranks. Well, thanks to friend Don McLean, it seems I over- looked a third member of the pro-coaching fraternity who calls Lethbridge home in the off-season. .Aut. Erickton handles the duties in Phoenix of the Western Hockey League and is doing some job. .The Desert Roadrunners are in second place with a good shot" at first. .Sorry Aut, it certainly wasn't intentional. George Armstrong, Toronto Maple Leafs' scout, who admits to being part Indian, on controversy over In- dians as the subject of team insignias. "When I was playing, it wasn't the Black Hawks' crest that bother- ed me. It was Bobby Hull's .Norman Rus- sell, junior centre at Oklahoma City University, on the advantage of being seven feet tall. cau see Arnold Palmer putt, for one thing. Stan Maxwell is once again at the helm of publi- city for the Windy City Hockey School. .Two weeks have been set aside in August... Professional players will be on hand to instruct daily at the school. .If you're interested give Maxie a dingle at 327-8649 or write 1022 Henderson Lake Boulevard, Lethbridge. A couple of the names on hand include Jim Neilson of the New York Rangers and Ed Joyal of the Phila- delphia Flyers. .Rumor has it that Earl Ingarfield, of Lethbridge, will make his home here when he lakes up the full duties of western Canada scout for the Long Island Islanders The New York club will enter the National Hockey League next season. Inky will give up his coaching job with the Regina Pats of the Western Canada Hockey League and de- vote all his time to making the Islanders a conten- der. .It could be the biggest undertaking of his career. The Lethbridge Sugar Kings will head into the Alberta Junior Hockey League playoffs in the next two weeks without Syd Hall The general manager for the past 10 years. Hall stepped down this past week because of team policy He said he wouldn't return unless some changes were made. .It could be his leaving the team bring about a brand new approach to hockey in LcUibridge. .It seems, on Uie local scene, that things have deteriorated enough. A man of Hall's experience and ability just doesn't wash his hands of a situation unless there is some- tiling drastically wrong. .Reliable sources say the club received S3.000 for ten Frig, currently wilh Dallas Black Hawks of the Central Hockey League. K debts worrying the locals their worries should be just about over. .And did you realize that the bath- tub was invented in 1850 and the telephone in 1375. In oilier words, if you had been living in you could have sal in ihe biitlilub for 25 years without having lo gel out to answer the telephone. More sport 011 page 16 MOTO SKI from MOTO SKI CLEARANCE Cndel 250-BSE 247 cc Rng. Now only...... Ccipri 340-JLO iwin 33R re Reg. Now only Mini Sno 223-JLO 223 cc Rog Now only...... PREBCO RECREATION VEHICLES 600 4lh Avn. N., Lolhuridgo (Juil Wnsl rr Phone 328-4421 Ilio On Co.) Holmes luriis professional LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) Julie Lyim Holmes, 21, one of America's top women figure s k a I e i- s, has lunied protcs- ional, Uic coadi of flic United Slates figure-shut ing team for n n international competition hero said Frklny. Charles De.llorc. of Cleveland said Miss llolmo.s of Norlti Hol- lywood, ('alif., had signed n pro conlracl. Miss llolme.s was n silver me- dallist in last year's World Championships nnd two years ago won the hromn medal, She rompelttl for Ihe Uiiilfd Slates in the Sapjxn'O Winter Olympics earlier this monl.li, linisliing fourln. because of "unsoluable salary differences with his Mickey Stanley and Gates Brown signed with 2 Tigers; outfielders Cesar i He also declared: and Bobby Tolan boiled down to an to terms with Cincv- situation with anyone who pitcher Dave LaRoche anc still unsigned." Among the unsigned i is Joe Torre, last year's most valuable phyer in the National i Other players also balked at reported decision by Cardinal management to comply with the 5.3 per cent federal guidelines on wage increases. They 43 1 eluded catcher Ted first baseman Matty Alou Hansen stuck out like Jerry Reuss, a 14-game sore thumb as he pumped !n COMES TO big points to lead Taber W. R. Myers Trotters to a 105 Carlltra, upset at the victoiy over Fort Macleofi nals (or not advising him ol the trade, had no similar in Southwest Boy's Basketball Conference action Fri- with the Philadelphia night. ment. He came to terms on outstanding 43-point 1972 contract after a became the season high chat with general manager individual scoring for a sin- Quinn. The figure was in game. neighborhood of also became t h e fire Wise, Phillies No. 1 to hit over one hundrec last year, dismissed in a game this season. that salary differences brother Tim addet his departure. He, too, was points to Taber's big point able to come to terms. while Warren Tolley wanted 16 and Lea Zoeteman "I don't know If I could in a losing cause. that into said Wise, another boy's division cm pitched a no-hitter among his Coaldale Kate Andrews triumphs last year. limited their mis Steve and I seem to to just a few and dropped ance each other, I think second place Milk River trade was made to help 71-63 last night. Lowe led the Gaels Until Carlton came to a 24 point performanCT with his new team, he and Werner Schmiegelt anr were among the notable Dick chipped in with IE isfied players in 14 points respectively. Others include two of the Evers and Barry Lo- game winners on Baltimore hooped 20 points apiece oles' Dave McNally the Comets while Monty Mite Cuellar. Jim. Palmer, aided with 14. other 20-game winner, girl's league action, Coal the number of unhappy Kate Andrews Larks pions by signing Friday about LOIJCH STILL AW AT Mickey Lolich, Detroit ace 1 e f t h a q der, is pitcher who hasn't reported to spring training. comes mith of California Angels, Siebert of Boston Red Sox, Carl Morion of Montreal Expos an end Clay Carroll of Cincinnati also are Mass. (AP) Among other unsigned Conigliaro went Into sedu ers, although not yet to Connecticut Thursdaj spring training truants, an eye examination con some of baseball's big that his sight is too poor Frank Howard of try a baseball comeback, ac Rangers, Rusty Staub of to his brother, BUly. real and Ollie Brown of once a budding BU Diego Boston Red Sox Some players came Into his baseball career is over fold to a story in the Los Times Fnday. He was hit In the head la a game by a pitch thrown by Jack Hamilton of the California Angels. He tnissed tha entire 1968 season. came back In 1969 with normal eyesight and hac two more good seasons with tine Red Sox before being traded to Uie Angels just before last sea- A pair of Lethbridge dubs took big steps toward advancement in southern Alberta hockey playoffs Friday He never was able to puH oul of a season-long hitting slump and on July 10 announced he was retiring. The A.C.T. Bantam losing my sight and ara jounced Medicine Hat the verge of losing my 13-5 in a Bantam A he said then. encounter while the Pee said from tha family Marlands upended Banff in Nahant Friday: "He Greg Kveder, Mark Baldry, >ave Jackson, Grant in the hospital yesterday. They said his eye was the Irant Marchuk each scored twice for the ACT as it was last July." tfryashiro, Mike Boychuk barrel Osmond added Neil Maser tallied twice Medicine Hat with going to Tern- B.irtman. r I Jooper and Drew In the Bantam game Ingarficld fired home markers for the Jfarlands. goals came off the sticks ilen and Harvie Pocja while solo efforts ON urned in by Darren Ramago, loss Malheson and Bryan M i k e Kotchnioski NOMINAL COST wife for Banff wilh a single going lo Gordon Further Brinff were scheduled to play Phone lere Sunday but conceded series to the Marlands. The locals advance lo the next step in he provincial Bantam WEST FREE NO. 1 LIFT TO "FIRST-TIME" ON SATURDAY, FEB. 26, RENT A SKI OUTFIT fnTjIl" GOTCHNA SKI HAUS II II Ul SKI-SCENE SPORTS Ifl fl JOIN YOUR FRIENDS IN 111 fl SOUTHERN ALBERTA'S GROWING WINTER Infielder Hich Reese with Min- nesota Twins; relief pitcher Mike Marshall with Montreal and outfielder-first baseman Brant Aljea with Oakland Ath- letics. bounced Milk River Zeniths 37. Dorit Schmiegelt paced Larks wilh 13 points while Kar- rcn Brecka swished 12. Lanrilie Nattress was top scorer for the Zenittis with IS points while Karren Quinn man- aged 10. Meanwhile in girl's exhihition play the LCI Clipper Queens racked up a 12-3 lead alter the first quarter of play nnd thumped Winston Churchill Gril- tins 41-23 last night. The Clipper Queens Increased their lead to 20-9 over the city girl's champions at half time and then jumped to a 33-18 lead after the third quarter. Debbie Borzel led the Clipper Queens with J9 points and Lor- ell Lilja followed with 12. Pat Schandor rammed to IS points in a losing cause. The Clipper Queens used exhibition match to time-up for the coming provincial play-offs. The provincial girl's "A" play-offs will be held fa Medi- cine Hat on March 19-11 thii year. SPORTS FANS1 I BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW I I llhe by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. Whnl'i tho NHL record for I B most cjooli by one team I I in one gome? The record is 16 Montreal Canadiens I beat Quebec, 16-3 in a yame I in 1920. (Did you know That whtn faaskelbafl first started, there I were NO foul ihoti or all? The original ruU taid that when a player committed I n foul, tho other team euto- I Imatically got one point with- _ out a foul shot being taktn I Maybe it might be a good I idea to go back to that old, I lillle-known rule That I I would cut down on I turning foul ihoti, and make I tha game move even i I Few people know that Bill I m Sharman, who is now the iuc- Icessful (ha Ln, IS basketball coach of I Angelei Lakeri, woi I probably one of ihe greoteit around ofhletes In hit- I 'ory of high school iporfi I When he wai In high school in Porterville, Calif., I in the enrly 1940s, Sharman I not only starred on foot- ball, basketball, track, end I baseball teams, but in ad-1 dilion, he was an amaleur _ boxer, a lop golfer, and he I won (fie state ginglei fennii championship! I I bet you didn't know Uniroyal Super Winterida I Snow Tires are in a clasi by their lelf when it comti lo I digging you out of Snow Drifts. 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