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The Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 3, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, January 3, BotkMwftrtln NHL AND WHA HOCKEY SPECIAL For CwtKt ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE Hornets blank Farjestad 2-0 By THE CANADIAN PRESS It doesn't hurt to have a lit- tle help when competing in the Ontario international hockey tournament. Cambridge Hornets used three players from Barrie Flyers and two of them helped defeat Farjestad of Sweden 2- 0, putting the Ontario Hockey Association Senior A team in first place in the six-team round-robin competition. The Flyers also play in the Senior A league and will meet the Tesla Pardubice club from Czechoslovakia in an exhibi- tion game Friday night in Barrie. In another tournament game Wednesday, the Soviet Union won its second in three a 4-2 decision over the Czechs before spectators in Ottawa. Cambridge has six points on three wins and a defeat. The Russian club, called the Wings of the Soviet, shares second place with Toronto Marlboros of the OHA Major Junior-A series, both with four points. The Czechs have three points, one more than Brantford Foresters of the senior league, and two ahead of Sweden. Regina Pats lose fourth STOCKHOLM (AP) Swedish Major league team Sodertalje defeated Regina Pats 5-3 Wednesday, handing the Canadian juniors their fourth loss in the Ahearne Cup hockey tournament. Sodertalje led 4-1 after the first period and 4-2 after the second. Leonard Callander, Gregory Joly and Robert Tudor scored for the Western Canada Jun- ior Hockey League team, who drew 5-5 against London Lions for their only previous point Tuesday. The Canadians, last placed in this seven-team tourney with entries from four nations, play their last game today. the the Goalie Ernie Miller, one of the players from Barrie, stopped 26 shots for the first shutout of the tournament. Corby Adams, also from Barrie, scored the first goal at of the second period and Bill Hway added an insurance market at of the final period. Lennard Anderson faced 26 shots in goal for Sweden. Attendance was in Cambridge. Soviet Union 4 Czechoslovakia 2 The Russians outhit Czechs throughout contest, marked periodically by a flurry of minor fights. The Wings of the Soviet led 2-1 after the first period and 4- 1 at the end of the second. Valeri Kuztnin, Victor Shalimov, Eveni Kkharzh and Sergei Kapustin scored the Russian goals, while George Novak and Joseph Palecek replied for the Czechs. Meanwhile in Colorado Springs, Colo. Buzz Schneider of Minnesota tipped in a goal with 15 seconds left Wednes- day night to give the United States a 44 tie with Canada in the final game of an in- vitational hockey tournament. Canada, represented by Flin Flon, Man., Bombers of the Western Canada Hockey League, and the U.S. tied for third place in the round-robin tournament. The Soviet Union won the title and Czech- oslovakia was second. Schneider's goal came off a faceoff with the U.S. net emp- ty for an extra' player. He deflected the shot; past goalie Harvey Stewart, who made 61 saves, 26 in the third period. The teams traded power- play goals in the second period, one by American Stave Sertach and the other by Canada's Blair Davison. The Canadians went ahead 4-3 late in the second period on a goal by Marty Mathews. The Bombers, who had 25 shots on goal before fans, got their other goals from Duane Bray and Rich Gosselin. The teams were tied 1-1 after the first period and Canada led 4-3 at the end of the second. Meadow Stables top all owners NEW YORK (AP) Meadow Stable, which raced Secretariat, and Meadow Stud, which bred him, was named today the'outstanding owner and breeder, re- spectively, in thoroughbred racing for 1973. Meadow Stable and Meadow Stud, both operated by Helen Tweedy, also won Eclipse Awards in 1972 as the out- standing owner and breeder. The Eclipse Awards will be presented Jan. 11 at a dinner in Bal Harbour, Fla. At that time Secretariat will be recognized as Horse of the Year, champion three-year- old and champion grass horse as a result of voting by the Thoroughbred Racing Associations, the National Turf Writers Association and the Daily Racing Form. Riva Ridge, which raced for Meadow Stable, will be honored as best old horse. Mrs. Tweedy was also nam- ed Wednesday as winner of the Big Sport of Turfdom Award by the Turf Publicists Association. Robert P. Benoit, director of publicity and public relations at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif., and TPA national president, announced the award. Mrs. Tweedy was chosen by the publicists "for her sporting decision to race Secretariat after his Triple Crown conquests of 1973 so thajt many more racing and Get it on Detroit Red Wings' goalie Doug Grant appears jn Toronto Wednesday night. Detroit held a 3-0 to be racing Tim Ecclestone (16) of Toronto Maple lead at one time but ended up losing 4-3. Leafs for the net during National Hockey League action What's wrong with the Stanley Cup champions? non-racing segments of the public could see him in ac- tion." Secretariat had been sold to a syndicate for million and still stand in stud. Clemens out two months CALGARY (CP) Greg Clemens of the Lethbridge Longhorns of the Alberta Jun- ior Hockey League was suspended Wednesday until Feb. 28 for an incident in a game against Red Deer Rustlers. A referee was elbowed and struck with a stick during the game Dec. 16 which ended in an 8-8 tie. Jim Scoular, AJHL president, said he made the decision after studying a report from the official in charge of the game. Scoular said the two-month suspension could have been even more severe had it not been for the generally good conduct of Clemens prior to the incident, Clemens, in his second year in the AJHL, has the right to appeal the suspension to the Alberta Amateur Hockey Association. IT PAYS TO LEASE! YOU flljfl MM S4y ONE To L. CWiMCt BORIS KOMSMMKOV, L4MMNI0 IMMHTflnOv BENY AUTOMOTIVE ENTERPRISES LTD. 2nd AVE., 9th ST. S.PHONE 328-1101 By THE CANADIAN PRESS What's wrong with the Canadians? That is a cry detractors like- ly will set up in the wake of re- cent sound beatings absorbed by- Montreal, Stanley Cup de- fending champions. The Canadiens, who a few short days ago were lam- basted 9-2 by Toronto Maple Leafs, took an 8-4 thumping Wednesday night from St. Louis Blues, a team that blanked them 5-0 earlier in the season. But despite the setback, the Canadiens still occupy second place in the league's East Division, six points behind the pacesetting Boston Bruins. Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Detroit Red Wings 4- 3 and moved into a two-way tie with idle New York Rangers for third place, three points behind Montreal. In other games, Chicago Black Hawks trounced New York Islanders 5-1, Minnesota North Stars beat Pittsburgh Penguins 8-4 and California Golden Seals turned back Los Angeles Kings 5-2. In tonight's action, the Rangers are at Philadelphia, Vancouver Canucks visit the Islanders, Pittsburgh plays in Buffalo against the Sabres and the Black Hawks travel to At- lanta to meet the Flames. PACE THE BLUES Garry Unger and Wayne Merrick each scored two goals to pace the Blues' attack against Canadiens' goaltenders Michel Larocque and Wayne Thomas, who relieved Larocque after the first period. The Canadiens trailed 4-1 after the first period and 8-2 after two periods. Jacques Lemaire, who scored one Montreal goal, was injured in the second period and did not see any ac- tion for the remainder of the game. The victory jumped the Blues into third place in the West, one point ahead of the Flames, who had the night off. Chicago 5 NY Islanders 1 Jim Pappin scored his 10th and llth goals as Chicago trimmed the Islanders. "I haven't been scoring too much so far this season, but I expect I'll be doing better from now how it's been for the last few the NHL veteran said after the victory. "If he can just keep popping the goals for the rest of the season we'll be in fine said Chicago coach Billy Reay, as the Hawks settled solidly into second place, one point behind leading Philadelphia Flyers in the West. Tony Esposito lost his bid for a shutout midway through the third period when Garry Howatt drove the puck over his shoulder. Toronto 4 Detroit 3 Former Red Wing Tim Ec- clestone, acquired in a trade last November, came back to haunt his old team-mates by scoring two goals against rookie Doug Grant, after the Leafs had surrendered a 3-0 lead to Detroit. Former Swedish national Inge Hammarstrom deflected Ian TurnbuH's shot from the point into the net for the winn- ing goal with less than five minutes of regulation time remaining. 'Talking doesn't seem to do any Detroit coach Alex Delvecchio said Wednesday as he threatened to break up his forward lines. "I've been going with the same lines since I became coach, and things aren't going as good as I'd like them to. We're still giving up too many goals." Minnesota 8 Pittsburgh 4 Andy Brown was the victim of seven of the eight North Star goals, each scored by a different player, before retir- ing at of the third period. He was succeeded in the Pitt- sburgh net by Jim Rutherford who gave up the final North Star goal to Fred Stanfield. A three-goal Minnesota flurry in two minutes and 19 seconds of the second period, capped by defenceman Gary Bergman's first goal of the season, put North Stars ahead 5-3. Their victory extended Penguins' winless streak to seven games. North Stars' Danny Grant played in his 440th consecutive game, second longest string by an active NHL player. California 5 Los Angeles 2 The Golden Seals shook a 10- game winless streak by firing four goals in the third period to overcome the Kings. Craig Patrick put Seals ahead 3-2 early in the third period with his second goal of the game. j Swords tighten hold on second By THE CANADIAN PRESS Cincinnati Swords cooled off Baltimore Clippers 5-2 Tues- day night and tightened their hold on second place in the South Division of the American Hockey League. The Swords have 43 points, four less -than Hershey Bears and four ahead of the third- Warriors trounce Cascades The Lethbridge Kinsmen Warriors scored four un- answered goals after two periods of play and skated to an easy 10-1 victory over the Crowsnest Pass Cascades in a Southern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League game Wednes- day night. Garry Winters and Bob Quinell paced the locals with a pair of goals while singles came off the sticks of Randy Loma, Nelson Doenz, Lloyd Sehambers, Glenn Mills, Randy Lowe and Earl Ingar- field. Quinell also added five assists to his two-goal outing while Preston Nystrom replied in a losing cause. The Warriors were assessed five of 15 minors while the Cascades picked up the only five-minute major for butt en- ding. Andrusyshyn finally inks TORONTO (CP) Zenon Andrusyshyn, the leading punter in the Canadian Foot- ball League, signed a new four-year contract Wednesday with Toronto Argonauts, the club announced. Andrusysyyn, 26, led the CFL with a 45.6-yard punting average last season while playing on the option clause of his previous contract. The German-born kicker who grew up in Oakville, Ont., also was third-leading scorer in the Eastern Conference with 19 field converts and IS singles in his third year with the Argos. place Clippers who lost their second game in their last 14 starts. In the other game, Rochester Americans and the Bears battled to a 3-3 tie. The draw enabled the Americans to move within one point of third-place Nova Scotia Voyageurs in the North Division. New Haven Nighthawks lead with 46 points, one more than Providence Reds. Cincinnati 5 Baltimore 2 Jack Surbey scored twice to lead the Swords to their 19th victory before home town fans. .The Swords led 3-1 after the first period and outscored the Clippers 2-1 in the second, while outshooting the visitors 39-23 over-all. Bob Smulders, who played last year for Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey Association Major Junior A series following a near-fatal car accident, scored his first professional goal at of the first period to give Cincin- nati a 3-1 lead. Ron Busniuk and Jim Nichols got Cincinnati's other goals, while Dave Gilmour and Bob Rivard scored for Baltimore. Rochester 3 Hershey 3 Gary Bredin's goal with less than three minutes remaining gave Rochester the tie before fans in Hershey. The Bears were frustrated by goalie Bob Sneddon, who stopped 41 shots including 17 in the first period. Hershey netminder Bob Johnson made 31 saves. Murray Kuntz and Ron Dus- siaume scored the other Roch- ester goals, while Bob McManama, Steve Andrascik and Blaine Stoughton connected for Hershey. Action resumes tonight with Providence visiting Halifax to take on the Voyageurs. NAPOLES WBC CHOICE MEXICO CITY (CP) Jose Napoles. Cuban-bom ex- ile living in Mexico, who defended his world welterweight boxing cham- pionship three times in 1973 including a Toronto fight with Clyde Gray. Canadian Commonwealth champion has been named Boxer of the Year by the World Boxing Council. LETHBRIDQE OFFICE FURNlTUHELTp- Lower Lml Tft MrMt Shopping (409) 321-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES "The Herald- Sports Parseghian, Bryant continue to tutor CALIFORNIA S, LOS ANGELES 2 First Period 1. Los Angeles, Widmg 9 (Long, Harper) 2. California, Patrick 6 (Croteau) Mott Second Period 3. Los Angeles, Berry 12 (Kannegiesser. Widing) Penalties Corrigan Long Third Period 4. California, McKechnie 12 (Leach, 5. California, Patrick 7 (Meeke, Croteau) 6., California; Leach 6, 7. California, Gilbettson 7 (Weir, Mott) McKay Shots on goal by Angato 10 16 11-37 California 9 I 13-30 TORONTO 4, DETROIT 3 Flrtt period 1. Detroit, Boucha 12 (Oionne, Roberts) 2. Detroit, Collins 12 (Libett, Dionne) Penalties Collins Salming Bailey minor, major, McDonald major Neely Second period 3. Detroit, Charron 17, 4. Toronto, Ecclestone 3 (Kehoe, Keon) 5. Toronto, Neely 5 (Ullman, Hender- son) Penalties Collins Shack Third period 6. Toronto, Ecclestone 4 (Pelyk, McKenny) 7. Toronto, Hammarstrom 11 (Turn- bull, McDonald) Penalty Turnbull on goal by Detroit 1C 10 Toronto 9 Attendance MINNESOTA 8, PITTSBURGH 4 First period 1. Minnesota, Parise 7 (Drouin, Reid) 2. Pitt- sburgh, Pronovost 14 (Burrows. Polis) 3. Minnesota. Rogers 2 (Hextall. Grant) 4. Pittsburgh. Polis 11 (Pronovost, Schock) 5. Pittsburgh, Pronovost 15 (Polis, Schock) Penalties Hextall Bergman Second period 6. Minnesota, Drouin 8 (Stanfield, Parise) 7. Minnesota, Harvey 5 (Gibbs, Parise) 8. Minnesota, Bergman 1 (Oliver, Featherstone) Penalties Apps Hextall Third period 9. Minnesota, Oliver 6 (Featherstone, O'Brien) 10. Minnesota, Hextall 8 (Grant, Rogers) 11. Minnesota, Stan- field 7 (Oliver, O'Brien) 1 1 :47; 1 2. Pitt- sburgh, Bianchin 2 (Snell, Hextall) Penalties Bianchin Parise Shots on goal by Pittsburgh 7-41 Minnesota 13 14 18-45 Attendance CHICAGO S, N.Y. ISLANDERS 1 First period 1 Chicago. Pappin 10 (Hull, Redmond) 2. Chicago. Pappin 11 (Redmond, Martin) Penalties Pappin. Marshall D. Potvin Second period 3. Chicago, Mikita 13 (Marks, Koroll) 4 Chicago, Kryskow 5 (Redmond) Penalties J. Potvin, Magnuson D. Potvin, Koroll minors, majors Third period 5. NY Islanders, Howatt 3 (St. Laurent, Nystrom) 6. Chicago, Russell 6, Penalty D. Potvin Shots on goal by New York 11 7 24 Chicago 17 11 M Attendance ST. LOUIS 8, MONTREAL 4 First period 1. St. Louis, Plante 11 (Unger. DeMarco) 2. St. Louis, Angotti 10 (B. Plager) 3. Montreal, Lemaire 14 (Cournoyer) 4. St. Louis, Merrick 8, 5. St. Louis, Thomson 5 (Giroux, Merrick) Penalties St. Louis bench Durbano Second period 6. St. Louis, Unger 15 (Plante, DeMarco) 7 St. Louis, Merrick 9 (R. Plager. Thom- son) 8. Montreal, Cournoyer 23 (Lemaire, Laperriere) 9. St. Louis. Awrey 3 (Unger, Plante) 10. St. Louis, Unger 16 (Awrey) Penalties P. Mahovlich Lemaire R. Plager Dur- bano double minor, Richard Third period 11. Montreal, Lefley 12 (Cournoyer, Bouchard) 12. Montreal, Wilson 6 (F. Mahovlich. Lefley) Penalties Lapomte Sabourin P. Mahovlich 19'21 NEW ORLEANS (AP) Two of the most prominent and successful football coaches in the United States, Ara Parseghian of Notre Dame and Bear Bryant of 'Alabama, continue to tutor college kids for modest all the gold of the pros apparently can't lure them away. "I like the environment of campus life and I like to deal with the younger age Parseghian said after leading the Fighting Irish to a 24-23 victory over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. "Everyone knows I have had many offers to coach the pros. I have so far resisted. I can't say positively that some day I might not make a change, but right now I am perfectly happy where I am." Bryant has been besieged with bids from the pros down through the years. "I don't intend ever to coach in the pro said the 60- year-old who produced winn- ing teams at Maryland, Ken- tucky and Texas A and M before he turned the fortunes around at his alma mater. "I have no distaste for the pro game. It's just that I am more comfortable and happier in the role of developing youngsters than I would be inheriting a ready-made team." Normally, two baits lure coaches from college money .and challenge. Parseghian and Bryant are not susceptible to either attraction. Although not high salaried, both are financially secure. Both have proved their worth as coaches. Bryant has the best record of all active college coaches, with a record of 231 victories in his 29 year average of eight victories a season. Only Amos Alonzo Stagg, who coached 57 years, and Glenn (Pop) Warner, who coached 44, lead him in total victories. Stagg had 314, Warner 313. Although only 50, Parseghian is establishing himself as one of the coaching geniuses of the age. He has 85 victories, 15 defeats and four ties in his 10 years at Notre Dame. Although Bryant works for only a year in his dual role as coach and athletic director, he has commercial enterprises which have made him a millionaire. He recently donated to the univer- sity. Parseghian's salary is 000 a year but he has a contract with an automobile company, makes commer- cials and has a weekly televi- sion show in season. LEAVES QUIETLY PITTSBURGH (AP) Bob Fry has resigned unexpected- ly as offensive line coach of Pittsburgh Steelers, a spokesman for the National Football League club said Wednesday. ELRICH SPORT SCORES National East Division W L T F Boston Montreal Toronto NY Rangers Detroit Buffalo NY Isld 24 6 20 9 19 13 17 11 14 20 14 20 4 158 6 123 7 9 4 4 136 132 120 120 7 18 11 84 Vancouver... 8 20 7 93 West Division W L T F Phlla.......21 8 4 104 Chicago 17 7'11 120 St. Louis 16 12 6 98 Atlanta..... 15 14 7 89 Minn.......11 16 8 108 Los Ang___11 19 6 101 Pitts ........9 22 5 92 Calif 8 24 5 89 A Pts 92 52 97 46 109 43 113 43 156 32 156 32 113 25 133 23 A Pts 58 46 70 45 87 38 96 37 119 30 121 28 136 23 148 21 LEADERS: G A Pts Esposito, B............. 36 37 73 Orr, B.................. 17 41 58 Hodge, B............... 26 27 53 Martin, Buf............. 25 21 46 Hextall, Mln 8 35 43 Ullman, T 16 26 42 Gilbert, R............... 18 23 41 Lemaire, M............. 14 27 41 Goldsworthy, Mm....... 21 19 40 Cournoyer, M........... 23 16 39 AMERICAN North Division 'W L T F A Pts New Haven ..20 12 6 144 119 46 Providence ..21 15 3 177 120 45 Nova Scotia .17 15 6 112 108 40 Rochester ...16 10 7 128 113 39 Boston......14 19 4 115 131 32 Spri'fieid 7 19 7 95 128 21 South Division W L T F A Pts Hershey.....20 10 7 150 105 47 Cincin.......19 8 5 126 102 41 Baltimore .18 11 3 113 95 39 Jack'ville ..13 22 3 111 157 29 Virginia .....12 18 3 99 119 27 Richmond 7 25 4 83 156 18 NHL St. Louis 8 Montreal 4 Toronto 4 Detroit 3 Chicago 5 NY Islanders 1 Minnesota 8 Pittsburgh 4 California 5 Los Angeles 2 American Cincinnati 5 Baltimore 2 Hershey 3 Rochester 3 Central Albuquerque 4 Oklahoma City 2 Western Salt Lake 4 Denver 2 International Fort Wayne 4 Des Moines 3 Southern Greensboro 3 Charlotte 2 North American Syracuse 7 Johnstown 0 Maritime Senior Truro 6 Antigonish 6 Quebec Major East all-stars 11 West all-stars 8 Southern Ontario Junior Buffalo 6 Niagara Falls 4 Saskatchewan Junior Saskatoon 8 Battlefords 2 Weyburn 2 Estevan 1 B.C. 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