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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHMIDCI HEULD Wtdnttdoy, January 5, 1971 Picture Butte scene of Southwest action IT WAS JUST THAT KIND OF GAME Calgary Canucks fired 10 goals past two Lethbridge Sugar King netminders Tuesday evening as they belted the locals 10-1. A typical situation last night was the one above that hbs Dennis Olmstead (16) of the Canucks set to put the puck past a helpless Werner Crawford. Kings play twice this weekend at home. Calgarians romp to easy 10-1 verdict Sugar Kings inept against Canucks Tuesday By LLOYD YAMAG1SHI Herald Sports Writer The Lethbridge Sugar Kings probably wished the Calgary Canucks would of stayed home last night after receiving a 10-1 thumping in Alberta Junior Hockey League action. Earlier yesterday the contest was threatened to be cancelled due to the dangerous road con- ditions, but the Canucks were ibie to make the trip south to drub the home standing Sugar Kings before BOO fans at the Henderson Lake Ice Centre. The victory gave the Canucks possession of second place with 37 points, one more than the idle Red Deer Rustlers. On the other hand, the loss left the Sugar Kings still three poults back of (lie Edmonton Playdowns are set for Curling Qub The Letiibridge Curling club will host a pair of District 2 playdowns this month. This weekend, commencing Saturday and ending Monday, the British Consols will be held wiHi the southern Alberta fi- nals, set for Feb. 3-5, set for Red Deer. The Alberta finals will take place in Edmonton irtlh the provincial champion advancing to St. John's, New- foundland. Meanwhile, Jan. 22-23 and 29- 30, the District '2 mixed play- downs are scheduled. The win- ner will then travel to Drum- heller for the south final Feb. 17-19. Edmonton will again boot the Alberta final. The schoolboy District 2 fi- nal is in Milk River Jan. 29 end 30 with the southern ftnal in Banff. Yellowknife will host the Alberta and Schumaker, Ont. the national schoolboy fi- nal. There will be no District 2 final for the seniors. The south champ will be decided at Banff with the winner advancing to the provincial series in Cal- gary. Prince Albert, Sask. will host the national event. Maple Leafs, who also suffer- ed a loss last night. In last night's encounter, the Sugar Kings found themselves in trouble right from the open- ing whistle as they watched Mark Lomenda skate in to score after 12 seconds elapsed on the clock. Calgary connected twice more at and before Randy Andreachuk found the range for the Sugar Kings at the mark. The Kings just couldn't finish off their plays after that, hitting the goal post on at least two occasions and missing on some other fine opportunities. The Canucks opened the sec- ond period1 just as quick, scor- ing at the mark and again some three minutes later. After the Canucks' fifth marker, Warner Crawford was replaced by Phil Wandler, but that wasn't enough to stop the high flying Calgary club. They rammed in two more goals past Wandler in the re- mainder of the period and add- ed three more in the third. Lomenda led the Canucks' potent offence rifling in three goals while Dennis Olmstead and John Snodgrass clicked twice. Dan Mandryk, Dave Bruce and Dale Eloschuk rounded out the scoring with a goal each. In the nets, Wandler and Crawford handled 28 Canucks' Second 2-1 triumph Blades hard on Cents By THE CANADIAN PRESS Saskatoon Blades accom- plished Tuesday what few other Western Canada Hockey League teams have been able to do. For the second time in four nights they upset Calgary Cen- tennials 2-1 and the result was a tightened race in each of the league's two divisions. The Centennials bar! their first-place margin In the wesl reduced to a single point over Edmonton Oil Kings, who supped past Flin Flon Bombers 4-3 in overtime. The Blades, meanwhile, inched into second place in the east two points behind Regina Pats, who held on to first place with a 3-2 victory over Winnipeg Jets. In the other game Tuesday night, Vancouver Nats edged Victoria 3-2 to push the Cougars into last place in the western division. COME FROM BEHIND Saskatoon trailed the visiting Centennials 1-0 after the first period, but tied the game in the second and Lawrence Sacharuk Set snowmobile races Saturday Raymond will be the scene of snowmobile races this Satur- day. The races are sanctioned by the North West Snowmobile Association. Registration for the one-day event will take place from 10 to noon with eliminations to fol- low. Stock, modified, junior and powder-puff classes will make up the competition with tro- phies in all classes. REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY Journeyman For AUTOMOTIVE BODY REPAIR CONTACT BERT KNODEL FLEMING MOTORS LTD. PHONE 327-1591 rapped in the winner in the final 20 minutes. Derek Black supplied Cal- gary's only goal and Murray Myers tied the game for the Elides in the second. Edmonton's home-ice victory came when Terry Smith rapped in a rebound one minute and 44 seconds into overtime. It was the first time in league history Russians bounce USA PHILADELPHIA (AP) The touring Russian hockey team scored three goals in the first period and went on to trounce the U.S. team 9-3 Tuesday night. Superb goal-tending by Tim Regan kept the U.S. in the game early but the Russians got the lead at of the opening period when defenceman Gen- ady Tsygankov stole the puck and beat Regan with a 25-foot slap shot from the right side. It became 2-0 at when right winger Vladimir Petrov took a sharp pass in front of Alexander Doltchkov and scored from eight feet out. Before the period ended Boris Mikhailov batted in his own rebound to make it 3-0. The U.S. cut the lead to 3-1 when left-winger Kevin Ahearn beat Russian goalie Nikolay To- listikov with a 60-foot slap shot but the U.S.S.R. crowded three goals wilhin a span before the period ended to take an overwhelming 6-1 advantage. the Oil Kings had not lost a regular-season game to the Bombers. Flin Flon led 2-0 after the first period and 2-1 after 40 min- utes. Brian Ogilvie opened Edmon- ton's scoring and Don Kozak combined with Phil Russell to score the third-period tying goals. Ron Andruff tallied twice and Elaine Stoughton once for Flin Flon. ROOKIE SHOWS Rookie centre Dennis Sobdiuk led the Pats with two goals in their victory over the visiting Winnipeg team. Mike Wanchuk scored the other Hegina goal while Jerry Butler and Garry Doersksen re- plied for the Jets. There was no scoring in the first period and the Pats took a 2-0 lead after 40 minutes. In Victoria, power-play goals from Don Harrison and Wayne Paulson proved the difference in the Nats win. Dennis Rcsch scored Vancouver's other goal while Garry Donaldson and Dan Magnus scored for Victoria. The learns were tied in the first period and Vancouver led 3-1 after the second. Winnipeg plays the Broncos in Swift Current and Calgary meets the Wheat Kings in Bran- don Thursday night. FIELDER TRADED PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Portland Buckaroos of the Western Hockey League an- nounced Tuesday they have traded two players to Salt Lake City for Guyle Fielder, WHL career high scorer, and the loan of Jack Rathewell. shots while Frank Eppich turn- ed aside 28 attempts by the Kings. The two clubs spilt eight minor penalties and were also assessed a major penalty each. The El Rancho Motor Hotel three star selections went to Calgary players. Lomenda was chosen the first star while Eppich and Snod- grass were named second and third stars respectively. The Sugar Kings will their chance to redeem them- selves this coming weekend as they host a pair of league games. Saturday night at they'll entertain the Red Deer Rust- lers while Sunday at 2 p.m. they'll face-off with the Drum- heller Falcons. Meanwhile in Edmonton the Movers scored their first Al- berta Junior Hockey League win since Red Simpson took over as coach more than 'a month ago by defeating Edmon- ton Maple Leafs 5-2 Tuesday night. Pete Skrabyk, Gary Nattrass, Blair Burgess, Dave Bell and Ross Barros supplied the Mov- ers' goals while Craig Styles and Gary Kokolski replied for the Leafs. The Movers led 2-1 after the first period and increased their lead to 4-2 after 40 minutes. Bell's second-period goal wcs the only one scored on a power play. ICE CHD7S The Canucks all but carried the Sugar Kings' sticks in last nights one- sided affair It was obvious the Kings missed Mike Clarke who was called up to play with the Calgary Centennials If the Kings could have connected on the two shots that hit the goal posts in the first period, it could have been a different story. CALGARY 10 LETHBRIDGE 1 First Period 1. Calgary, Lom- enda (Kaluznlck, Setter) 2. Cal- gary, Mandryk (unassisted) 3. Calgary, Lomenda (Olmslead) 4. Lethbndge, Andreachuk (Tarnow) Penalties Morln (ma I or) Olmstead Kaluznlck, snow- den, Macleod, McFaul. Second Period 5. Calgary, Olm stead (Van Dyke) 0.41; 6. Calgary, Snodgrass (McLeod) 7. Calgary, Bruce (Mandryk) 9. Calgary, Snodgrass (unassisted) Penal- ties none. Tnlrd Period 9. Calgary, Lomen- da (Van Dyke) 10. Calgary, Elos- chuk (unassisted) 11. Calgary, Olmstead (Kaluznlck, Lomenda) Penalties Morln, Elnchuk, Gaorga, McFaul. Its back to the old grind the teams in the Southwest Boy's Basketball Conference as they prepare themselves for the second annual Southwest Con ference basketball tournament staged this coming weekend. All eight high school teams participating In the Southwest Conference will teke part in a twuvday siiujfte-knockout tour- ney held in Picture Butte Fri- day and Saturday. It will be the first taste of action for all teams since the Christmas break and presently all clubs are working extra hard to iron out their sore spots by Friday. The Coaldale Kate Andrews Gaels and the Winston Church ill Bulldogs will open the two- day event meeting head-on at p.m. Friday. Richard Low, Ed Dick and Werner Schmiegclt who are among the league's top ten scorers are expected to lead the way for the Gaels while Ken Nakama, Doug Nakama and Jack Chymboryk are ex- pected to do the same for the Bulldogs. The second game of the day at 6 p.m. will feature the Stir- Eng Lakers and the Fort Mac- leod F..P Walsh. Desi McKee currently num her two scorer in the league with 69 points in five games will guide the Lakers while Len Zoeteman will push the Fort Macleod dub onwards. The host Picture Butte Sugar Kings will face the stiffest test in the opening round as they tangle with the league leading Milk River Erie Rivers Com ets at p.m. The Comets sport a 4-0 rec- ord thus far in season play and will have top scorers like Randy Evers, Barry Lodeme- ler and Shane Jaffray to pave the way. In the final game of the eve- ning, the league's high score Bob Hansen will pace the Tabe W.R Myers Trotter's attack against the cellar dwelling Vauxhall Vikings at 9 p.m Hansen has accumrmilated 7; points to this date 'and helpei the Trotters hold down thin spot. The Vikings have failed to win a game in four starts. Action will resume Saturday at p.m. with the first game of the semi-finals and will con tinue at 3 p.m. when the sec ond semi-final encounter wil be run-off. The third place champion- ship game is slated for 7 j while tile championship i will start at p.m. Nicldaus has big chuckle LOS TREE VILLAGE, Fla. (AP) Jack Nicklaus got a chuckle, over beitig rumored as head of a syndicate trying to buy Baltimore Colts for mil- lion. "Twenty-Uiree million? Nieklaus asked. "They must think I'm Arnold Palmer." The repoit came out of Balti- more that Colt owner Carroll Rosenbloom was negotiating to sell the National Football League team to a group includ- ing Nicklaus and the Chase Manhattan Bank. "Hmm, million, that's a lot of the 31-year-old golfing great said in a strong denial. "If somebody offered me a team for 523 million, I'd begin to choke. I'm still trying to get my first million to keep anyway." Nicklaus, however, admitted at his lakeside home that he had still ested in the possibility of being a pro football owner. "We have been thinking more about a possible expansion he said. "Our price was about million less than the figure mentioned in Hie erro- neous Colt rumor." Plunkett a distant second Brockington tops NFL rookies By BRUCE LOWTTT NEW YORK (AP) John Brockington of Green Bay Pack- ers, who shattered the National Football League rushing record 'or first-year running backs by grinding out yards, was named Tuesday the NFL Offen- sive Rookie of the Year by The Associated Press. The 6-foot-l, 225-poundcr from Ohio Stale, who became only ho fourth In pro [ootboll history to gam yards, was h c overwhelming selection, unaulng 43tt cut by i panel of sports writers and sporlscaslcrs. Quarterback Jim Plunkett of New England Patriots, Ihc top Conference, was runner-up with 1414 while running backs Vic Washington of San Francisco '49crs and John Riggins ot (he New York Jets picked up one vole apiece. Washington played in Canada with Ottnwn Rough Riders and British Columbia Lions before Joining the '49crs. Four times this season Brock- ington rushed for more than 100 yards, Including a 30-cvry, 142- yard showing in Green Bay's 17-14 victory over Chicago. "If you're running slow, you get if you're running [asl, you're going to gel Brockington said in a basic ex- planation of his approach lo Ihc game, "so you might as well run fast and hard." Brockington's brutal battering for extra yards, rather than breakaway cxplosivcncss, ena- bled him to lead all Nalion'al Conference rushers, lopping runner-up Steve Owens of De- troit Lions by 70 yards and fall- Ing Just 28 short of league-lead- ing Floyd Little of Denver Bron- cot. Brocldngton rolled up his yards in 216 carries for a 5.1- yard-pcr-rush average. His longest run from scrimmage covered 52 yards and1 he scored four touchdowns. His output bettered by nine yards tire rookie record set in 1961 by Cookie GUchrist of Buf- falo Bills, who played In the Ca- nadian Football League with Hamilton Tiger-Cati and To- ronto Argonauts. The other first-year a r d e r s were Cincinnati's Piul Robinson wllh In 1068 tnd Seattle Feath- ers of Chicago with l.OM back la 1934. ANDY CAPP AFTER ALL THIS PUBLICITY ABOUT KEEPIN' BRITAIN TlBV.' V----________________ CRHL open tonight The City Recreation Hockey League will officially open its 1971-72 campaign with two big games tonight. The CRHL will once again be a five-team lea'gue with two new additions. The M and K Generals and the St. Basil's Saints dropped out of competition Una year, but will be replaced by the Miners Library and the Wil- liams Flyers. Purity Bottling, University of Lethbridge Pronghorns and the defending champion Labor Club will round out the league. In action tonight, the Miners Library and the Purity Bot- tling meet in the season opener at 8 p.m. while the Pronghornj and Labor Club face-off at p.m. This season, two games will be staged on Monday and Wed- nesday nights while one contest will be held Thursday evenings. 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