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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, January 20, 1975 Canadiens beaten twice, streak comes to an end By GLENN COLE The Canadian Press Montreal Canadiens entered the weekend with a 21-game unbeaten streak, just two shy of the National Hockey record sat by Boston Bruins during the 1940-41 season. Now they are on a two-game losing streak. The Canadiens lost 6-3 Sun- day night to the visiting Los Angeles Kings who moved into first in the Norris Division. And Montreal lost 5- 3 Saturday to Toronto Maple Leafs. Buffalo Sabres blanked Kansas City Scouts 5-0 Sun- day, Boston Bruins topped Toronto 6-3, Minnesota North Stars and Detroit Red Wings tied 4-4, Pittsburgh Penguins nipped Washington Capitals 3- 2, and Chicago Black Hawks defeated California Seals 34. New York Rangers handed Vancouver its ninth straight loss by edging the Canucks 3-2 Saturday, Kansas City upset Chicago 4-1, St. Louis Blues edged Minnesota 5-4, New York Islanders drubbed Detroit 5-1, Philadelphia Flyers downed Atlanta Flames 4-1, and Boston and Pittsburgh tied 4-4. Kings' goaltender Rogatien Vachon managed a smile Sun- day despite a bruised left shoulder and a cut on the bridge of his nose. "It was a great night and I loved every minute of said Vachon, who blocked 33 Mon- treal shots. "I'm sure some of us were a little tired after six games on the road, but they showed they had a lot of guts. It was a real team effort." Vachon hurt his shoulder on a third-period blast from Guy Lapointe and had his nose cut earlier in the period when he was boarded by Serge Savard behind the Los Angeles net. Bob Nevin had three goals for the Kings, who lead Montreal by one point in the Norris Division and have a game in hand. Jim Lorentz had two goals for the Sabres who hold a seven-point lead over the Bruins in the Adams Division. John Buyck assisted on the Bruins first three goals as Boston snapped a three-game winless streak by beating Toronto. Buyck said he was kicked in the left foot during Saturday's Pronghorns lose two The University of Lethbridge Pronghorn hockey team dropped two games over the weekend in Alberta College Athletic Conference play- Friday they lost 6 2 to Camrose Lutheran College Vikings and Saturday they were soundly thrashed 11-0 by the same Vikings. Both games were played in Lethbridge. Saturday the Vikings out- shot the locals by an astounding 83 to 30 margin, while Saturday they enjoyed a 53 37 edge over the U of L team. Brian Conrad and Remi Baycroft scored the only two Pronghorn goals in the two games. game with Pittsburgh and the injury was aggrevated during the game against the Leafs. He is expected to miss the league's all-star contest in Montreal Tuesday night. Winnipeg Jets announced a coaching shakeup Sunday night with the intention of getting the club "back on the track." A couple of hours after the announcement, the Jets were back on the track, ending a four-game losing streak with a 9-4 victory over Cleveland Crusaders. Included in the nine-goal outburst were two scoces by Bobby Hull who resumed full coaching duties with the World Hockey Association club. In other WHA games Sun- day, Vancouver Blazers beat Indianapolis Racers 5-1, Quebec Nordiques defeated Chicago Cougars 5-2, and Minnesota Fighting Saints beat New England Whalers 3- 1.. In Saturday's action, Phoenix Roadrunners beat Edmonton Oilers 3-1, San Diego Mariners edged Houston Aeros 5-4, Quebec whipped New England 8-2, Chicago edged Minnesota 3-2 and Cleveland beat Michigan Stags 2-1. Jets' president Bob Graham announced before Sunday's game that Hull was to resume full coaching duties while Rudy Pilous drops the coaching job to concentrate on acquisition and development of players. "Changing the face of the coach may get the team back on the said Graham. Minor hockey THIRD MAN IN THIS TIME IS REFEREE SAVINGS WERE NEVER GREATER Weekend scorers Purchase any of our 1975 AMC cars at OVER OUR COST HATCHBACKS MATADORS HORNETS SPORTABOUTS GREMLINS WAGONS A simple, strong guarantee. When you buy a new 1975 AMC car from an American Motors Dealer, American Motors guarantees to you that, except for tires. It will pay for the repair or replacement of any part it supplies that is defective in material or workmanship. This Guar- antee is good for 12 months from the date the car is first used or miles, whichever comes first. 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Toronto 5 at Montreal 3 Toronto Flett 2, Ullmah, Williams, Neely; Monteral Ealey inks new pact WINNIPEG (CP) Chuck Ealey has been signed to a multi year contract as quarterback with the Win- nipeg Blue Bombers, ending speculation that he might jump to the World Football League. The Western Football Conference team made the announcement Saturday but did not elaborate on the term of the "multi: year" contract. Ealey came to the Bombers midway through the 1974 season from Hamilton Tiger Cats in a deal that, saw former Bomber quarterback Don Jonas move to the Eastern Conference team. Wilson, Shutt, Mahovlich. NY Rangers 3 at Vancouver 2 NY Rangers Vickers 2, Greschner; Vancouver Demarco, Gould. Minnesota 4 at St. Louis 5 Minnesota Hicke, Oliver, Flesch, Dunlop; St. Louis Hess, Palazzari, Merrick, Thomson, Lefley. Detroit 1 at NY Islanders 5, Detroit Dionne; NY Islanders Hart 2, Gillies, Drouin, Nystrom. Chicago 1 at Kansas City 4 Chicago Daigle; Kansas City Dube 2, Paiement 2. SUNDAY California 1 at Chicago 3 California Neilson; Chicago Pappin 2, Marks. Pittsburgh 3 at Washington 2 Pittsburgh Schock, PYonovost; Washington Atkinson, Williams. Kansas City 0 at Buffalo 3 Buffalo Lorentz 2, Dudley, McNab, Korab. Toronto 3 at Boston 6 Toronto Keon, McDonald, Neely; Boston Vadnais, O'Reilly, Esposito, Savard, Marcotte, Sheppard. -Los Angeles 6 at Montreal 3 Los Angeles Nevin 3, Williams 2, Goring; Montreal Lambert, Lapointe, Lemaire. Minnesota 4 at Detroit 4 Minnesota Cameron, Dunlop, Talafods, Stanfield; Detroit Dionne, Hogaboam, Libett, Lochead. Daryl Robertson, Sheldon Jesson, and Frank Popson ac- counted for all the Vikings' scoring as they scored two goals each in a 6 4 win over the DQ Jets in Pee Wee hockey action. The Jets got markers from Rick Moser, Tom Jablonkay, Doug Canadine, and Brian Colwill. Ray Landeau's first period goal gave the Canucks a lead they never relinquished as they edged the Bisons 4 3 in another Pee Wee encounter. Landeau added another goal for the winners, who got singles from Todd Thomas and David Dragland. Ricky Woodman, Kevin Hiraga, and Brian Ferguson replied for the Bisons. Dave Anthony and Stan Plaustienes notched two goals each as the Totems took a 5 -1 win from the Falcons. Tom Vesely had the other Totem goal while Cam scored the lone Falcon counter. In Bantam B action Satur- day, Tod Canan notched two goals to pace the Lethbridge Kings to a 6 3 win over Fort Macleod Royals. Ron Hawryluk stopped everything that was fired at him as the Bruins.dumped the Argos 6 0. Danny Orich and Darren Malchow had two goals each for the winners while singles came off the sticks of Bob Thomson and Tommy Amat- to. Mike Coghlin had a hat trick in Bantam A action to lead his Red Wings to a 5 2 triumph over the Maroons. Jerry Setagushi and Dennis Taylor had the other Red Wing goals while Darren Ramage had both goals for the losers. Two goals by David Anderson led the Braves to a 5 4 victory over the Blues in Pee Wee play on Saturday. Murray, Johnson, Richard Sera and Scott Milsap scored the other goals for the Braves. Mike Gibson scored twice for the Blues while Brad Harvie and Eric Wild added singles. In a Minor Hockey League exhibition game Ron Sackman picked up the hat trick for the Bantam A Jets as they defeated the Bantam B Blade's 5-3. Dave Popovitch and Mark Hopkins scored singletons for the winners. Scoring for the Blades were Scott Parenteau, Robert Wood and Norman Schwarz. Sunday the Blazers took a 5 3 win over the Blades in Ban- tam B play with Robert Wood scoring twice for the winners. Bill Rab, Norman Schwarz and Dan Herauf rounded out the winner's scoring. Jason Coma scored two for the Blades and Ron Zimmer had one. Butch Bogden turned in his fifth shutout of the year as the Ramblers blanked the Kings 2-0 in Bantam B play. Jamie Coglin and Robert Grigor were the goal scorers. In Midget action the Eskimos edged ACT 4-3. Clair Handsaeme, Keith Johnson, Mark Innis and Tom DeJager scored for the winners. Neal Povey, Cam Jarvie and Allan Gepneirs replied for the ACT. The Stampeders defeated the Royals 9-3 in another Midget contest with Gray Kaskiw scoring three goals for the winners. Tim McQuaig and John Plomp added two goals apiece and singletons went to Miles Ully and Jim Ropuano. Kevin Miller scored all three Royal goals. Sunday the Medicine Hat Kinsmen dropped the Lethbridge Labor Club Bees 7 3 in Bantam Spud League play. Derik Richardson and Troy Tumbach both scored two goals for the winners while single efforts went to Ken Merritt, Darrin Cooke and Bruce Killam. Warren Calder, Darin Chaki and Brian Kanewischer scored for the Bees. Saturday the Bees blanked the Foremost Bantams 10-0 with Kevin Hamilton, Brian Kanewischer and Darrin Chaki scoring two apiece for the winners. Warren Calder, Keni Ohno, Brent Montieth and John Jacobson scored single markers for the winners. Coaldale wins tournament Native Sons lose second game of year The Lethbridge Native Sons suffered only their second loss of the Central Alberta Junior B Hockey League season Saturday when they were edg- ed 5 3 by the Hanna Am- bassadors in Hanna. Hanna earlier gave the locals their first loss. The Ambassadors outscored the Native Sons 3 1 in the final period after playing to a scoreless draw in the first period, and splitting four goals in the second. Ken Klinkhammer, Albert Dumont, and Gino Guzzi scored the goals for Lethbridge, who outshot the Kate Andrews Larks of Coaldale upended St. Mary's Warriorettes 50 25 in the final game to capture the Foremost High School Girl's Basketball Tournament over the weekend. The Kate Andrews gals won all three of their games in the tournament, including a 53 36 win over Foremost Forettes and a 69 20 win over Erie River's Nova's. In the final game against the St. Mary's gals Carol French hooped 11 points to lead the Kate Andrews girls. Ida Wells was the high scorer for the losers with 10. Bonny Stanko topped the point parade for the Coaldale girls with 13 points against Foremost while Joanne Hougen was tops for the Foremost squad with nine. Rosie Bishiemer had 18 points and Loretta Siebert 12 as the tourney champions bested Erie Rivers. Nancy Evers scored eight for the losers. The All Star team featured two Kate Andrews girls, Deb- bie Vaselenak and Loretta Siebert, and three gals from the other schools, Joanne Hougen of Foremost, Ida Ambassadors 33 30 over the Wells of St. Mary's and Nancy 60 minutes. Evers of Erie Rivers. Golden Suns clobbered twice RED DEER (CP) Cap- tain Barry Lassiter broke a lengthy scoring drought by netting three goals and setting up three others to lead .Red Deer Rustlers to an 8 2 vic- tory over Taber Golden Suns in an Alberta Junior Hockey League game Sunday night. Lassiter's linemates also enjoyed big nights as Steve Tinordi scored two goals and earned two assists, and Darryl Sutler added a goal and three assists. Gary Meers and Dave Krook rounded out the winning score while Rocky Saganiuk and Bob Miller replied for Taber. Red Deer held 3 0 and 7 2 period leads and took eight of 14 minor penalties. Taber drew a major and a game mis- conduct. The Rustlers received out- standing goaltending from Rod Carlson who made 50 saves. Kelvin Erickson block- ed 41 for the Golden Suns. Saturday night at Drumheller Grant Pushie scored three goals and Ryan Wecker and Dennis Wallis cached added two as Drumheller Falcons bombed the Golden Suns 9 4 in a fight filled game. The game was marred by a third period brawl in which nine game misconducts were handed out. Taber ended up with seven of 13 game miscon- ducts, nine of 13 minors and each side had two majors. Ron Rose and Merlin Melanowski completed the Drumheller scoring. Tim O'Donnell scored twice for Taber, with Randy Joevenazzo and Tom Schrieber rounding out the at- tack. Drumheller held period leads of 4 2 and 7 2 and out- shot Taber 31 22. Ryan Wecker scored at of the third period Sun- day to give Drumheller Falcons their 13th straight win, a 3 2 decision over The Pass Red Devils. Grant Pushie and Gary Smith had the other Drumheller goals, while Ray Myers and Tom McMasters replied for the Red Devils. Drumheller had a 2 -1 first period lead and the sides were tied 2 2 after 40 minutes. The Falcons outshot the Red. Devils 32 28 and took seven of 16 minor penalties and .the only major. The slumping Red Deer Rustlers defeated The Pass Red Devils 5 2 Saturday night, marking only the se- cond win in 13 games by the defending league champions. Gord Gustafson, Terry Wittchen, Ron Weiland, Laurie Reno and Barry Lassiter managed the scoring for the Rustlers, who led 1 0 and 3 1 by periods. George Buat and Tom McMasters replied for The Pass, which held a 46 45 edge in shots on goal. Spruce Grove Mets lost a chance for a tie when a last period goal was disallowed and dropped a 6 5 game to Calgary Canucks Sunday. Spruce Grove Mets got two goal performances from four players as they swamped Calgary Canucks 10 6 Satur- day night. CO-OP 7 Stores TO SERVE YOU BETTER' BARONS. BOW ISLAND, CARDSTON. COALDALE, LETHBRIDGE. PICTURE BUTTE. TABER. ANTI- LETHBRIDQE 2nd Avrniut S. Phont 329-0017 Available at all Stores GALLON ;