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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Wednesday, January 27, 1971 Hodge, Dorey, Green suffer for actions s overshadow Vancouver-Chicago draw By THE CANADIAN PRESS Early in the season, when Vancouver Canucks were trying to make believers in their first National Hockey League campaign, coach Hal Laycoe expressed some concern for the role of his penalty-killers. The Canucks were a solid fourth in the East at the time. Now they're a distant fifth, and there was evidence Tuesday night that killing penalties is still one of their problems. Chicago Black Hawks, leaders in the West, scored twice with a man advantage to salvage a 3-3 tie with the Camucks in the only scheduled game. Tonight, St. Louis Blues visit Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs go against the Penguins in Pittsburgh, Boston Bruins are at New York against the Rangers, Los Angeles Kings entertain Buffalo Sabres and California Golden Seals are host to Minnesota North Stars. Producing penalty killers had been one of Laycoe's strong points during his 24-game stint as Los Angeles coach last sea- Cougars thump locals OIKAWA ADVANCES-Tricky Oikawa of Picture Butte won the District 2 playdowns Tuesday evening at the Lethbridge Curling Club. Oikawa defeated Lawrence Lennon of Lethbridge in the final. The winners are, left to right, skip Tricky Oikawa, third John Barron, second Uichi Oikawa and lead Kiyo Oikawa. Northcott ousted in Calgary ikawa earns berth Tricky Oikawa of Picture Butte will represent District 2 in the southern Alberta curl- ing playdowns set for Medicine Hat Feb. 4, 5 and 6. Oikawa completed a come- a Ski-doo IOWMOBILE Ski-doo . the Original Snowmobile Entry forms and details at these Southern Alberta AG SUPERMARKETS "T" SUPERMARKET TABER - ALBERTA PSNCHER CREEK CO-OP PINCHER CREEK - ALBERTA RAYMOND MERCANTILE RAYMOND - ALBERTA REACH & CO., LTD. FORT MACLEOD - ALBERTA back that started last week at the Lethbridge Curling Club as he stopped Lawrence Lennon of Lethbridge 11-7 in the final. Seven rinks opened the Dis trict 2 men's playdown last week and Lennon and his local mates emerged with the spoils in section A and awaited the winner of the B division. The Oikawa. foursome battled back from a loss in the second round and sidelined Steve Gillies of Lethbridge in the B semi - final and then dumped Garth Nillson of Wren tham in the B final. Lennon needed only one win to advance to the Gas City but was thwarted in his bid first Sunday and again Tuesday. With Tricky on his winning rink were brothers Kiyo and Uichi and John Barron. Meanwhile in Calgary Three-time world champion Ron Northcott of Calgary was eliminated from the city curling playoffs for the first time in 10 years Tuesday night. Northcott was trimmed 10-8 by Les Rowland of Calgary after a hard - fought battle in the final ends of the encounter. Rowland pulled into the lead with three points on the ninth end for an 8-6 edge, forced Northcott to take one in the 10th and then scored two in the 11th when Northcott missed a takeout with his last rock. In the 12th Rowland missed a draw with his last rock and allowed the former world champion to make a precise takeout to sit four. However, Northcott was heavy and took out one of his own rocks and rolled out. Rowland then made the draw with his' last shot and Northcott failed when he tried a nearly impossible double. Northcott was world champion in 1966, 1968 and 1969. He skipped the Alberta rink at the finals in 1964 and 1967 as well as in his championship years. Three other zone winners will join Rowland at the Southern Alberta playoffs. These are Jack Anderson, who beat Roy For syth 8-2, George Fink, who beat Rowland 8-2 earlier and Forsyth, who edged Slim Ot-terson 11-10. Ian Hunter scored three goals to pace Calgary Cougars to a 7-2 Alberta Junior Hockey League victory over Lethbridge Sugar Kings Tuesday night. The win moved the Cougars to within two points of first-place Red Deer Rustlers. Rob Leguilloux scored one goal and added three assists for the Cougars to regain first place in the League scoring race with 66 points. John Huber, Al Pollock and Don Desrosiers also counted for Calgary, who lead 2-1 after the first and 4-2 after two. Gary Paskuski scored twice for the Sugar Kings. Scott Darling turned aside 35 drives on the Calgary goal while John Davidson, who played 2% periods, and Phil Wandler combined to block 30 shots for the visitors. The teams split 26 penalties. A third - period fight sent three members from each team to the dressing rooms, including goalie Davidson. Five game misconducts were assessed in the rough-and-ready affair. Jim Damburger and John Huber lost their tempers and threw their gloves off. After this mishap Don Southern and John Davidson of the Kings and Brian Smith and John Daupree of the Cougars all received game misconducts for their part in the tussle. Mount Royal held period scores of 3-1 and 4-2 and finished the penalty - filled game with three unanswered goals in the third. son. While the Kings continued to lose, their record for killing of penalties was impressive. But as they faltered Tuesday night, Bobby Hull scored his 29th goal of the year at 8:42 of the second period when Vancouver defenceman Gary Doak was serving a minor. Chicago defenceman Pat Sta-pleton evened the game at 2-2 in the second period while Canucks' Mike Corrigan was off. But Corrigan returned to put Vancouver ahead again with his second goal of the game. The Canucks impressed offensively and only steady goaltend ing by Chicago's Gerry Desjar-dins late in the game prevented them from carrying off the victory. Des jardins stopped winger Paul Popiel twice and rookie defenceman Dale Tallon late in the game. MORE FINES LEVIED ANDY CAPP VALUE VILLAGE LTD. LETHBRIDGE - ALBERTA ' SI 'S FOOD STORE LETHBRIDGE - ALBERTA Lancaster offered job WINNIPEG (CP) - Head coach Jim Spavital of Winnipeg Blue Bombers says he has approached Ron Lancaster about a coaching job when the veteran Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback retires from play. "I know Ronnie would like to get into coaching," said Spavital. He said Lancaster, who faces minor surgery to mend a flaw in his right elbow that troubled him last season, told him he isn't through playing yet. Spavital said he called Dave Skrien, head coach of the Rough-riders, and "chewed him out pretty good" about hiring assis-tant coach John Payne away from the Bombers, citing a Canadian Football League rule that bars "tampering" - approaching team staff with job offers without permission of se- [ nior management. "Then I said that If he wanted to play it that way, I'd like to talk to Ronnie Lancaster. You should have heard the hemming and hawing. He finally gave me the okay, but only when I had him convinced that I was interested in Lancaster as a coach." Spavital said Monday Lancaster told him he would like to try coaching some day. Spavital's other assistant coach, defensive specialist Bert Clark, does not plan to return next year to the Western Football Conference club. In other developments, NHL president Clarence Campbell tagged Boston winger Ken Hodge with fines totalling $350 for his actions in a Jan. 17 game with Toronto at Boston Garden. Hodge and Toronto's Jim Dorey were each assessed $50 fines for misconducts when both refused to go to the penalty box after receiving fighting major penalties. Another $100 was levied when they were thrown out of the game for continuing to fight and had another $100 each tagged on when they came out of the penalty box to continue their brawl-1 ing. Hodge got an extra $100 fine when he shoved linesmen Pat Shetler and Dave Shewchyk during the skirmish. Boston defenceman Ted Green was assessed a $200 fine for leading players from both benches over the boards during the Hodge-Dorey fight. Campbell said he will probably announce fines resulting from a Toronto-Los Angeles game Jan. 25 by Friday. It was the third time this month the Leafs have participated in a mass exodus from the players' bench to assist team-mates on the ice. Toronto coach John Mc-Lellan's worry that his Leafs might be hit hard by the frequency of their bench-clearing incidents was confirmed Tuesday by Campbell who sadd this fact would be considered when deciding the fines. VANCOUVER 1 CHICAGO t First Period - 1. Chicago, Pappln 9 (Maloney, Martin) 9:43j 2. Vancouver, Cullen 10 (Halll 17:35. Penalties -Doak 14:42, Maloney 16:02, Seguln 19:04. Second Period - 3. Vancouver, Corrigan 10 (Taylor, Hall) 3:35; 4. Chicago, Stapleton, (B. Hull, Koroll) 9:32; 5. Vancouver, Corrigan 11 (Taylor, Doak) 18:44. Penalties - Stapleton 4:34, Poplel 5:33, Corrigan 9:16, Pappln ma|or, Corrigan major, 11:01, Magnuson 15:24, Doak, Plnder 19:11. Third Period-- 6. Chicago, B. Hull 29 (Koroll, D. Hull) 8:42. Penalties-White 3:09, Hall, Korab 3:22, Doak 7:05. Shots on goal by Chicago ...... ... Vancouver ...... Attendance-15,569, Over $2,500 on the line in Herald bowling meet Cash on the line will be the per is scheduled Saturday night theme once again when the ac- in a tournament that has bios-tion gets under way in the somed into one of the most pop-eighth annual Lethbridge Her- ular attractions along the bowl aid fivepin match play bowling ing scene, championships at Capri Bowl. Men's entry fee is $35 and wo-Dates for this year's event, men's S25 wi* Al Pearson at featuring both men's and women's sections, are Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7. Some of the top trundlers on the prairies are expected to be in the running for ever $2,500 in prize money. Four  game matches will determine the champions in the first and second events with Capri in charge of guiding the affair through its two-day run. Francis Higa of Lethbridge won the men's primary title last year with Louise Plato of Medicine Hat copping the women's crown. Park Plaza al seven Clinic tonight Amateur baseball and fast-consolation competitions in both I ball coaches in southern Al- 12 1-15 12-10 Magrath gets chance Cal Hill of Raymond High School informed the Lethbridge Herald last night that the Raymond Comets and Magrath Zeniths will have a sudden  death showdown tonight in Raymond The winner will be entitled to participate in the Regina Luther Invitational Basketball Tournament February 5-6. Previously the Comets were Invited to represent Southern Alberta since they dominated the "A" boys basketball scene but this year the Zeniths would like a chance to make the trip. From now on, the first and second place teams in the Southern Alberta "A" Boys Basketball League will play off for the trip. Game time Is slated for 8 p.m. in the Raymond High School auditorium tonight. sections, The men will be shooting for a first prize of $500 in the first event with $250 second money, $125 third and fourth and $75 fifth to eighth place. The prize money is based on 64 entries. Losers in the first round will move into the second event where $250 will go to the winner, $125 to the runnerup and $75 each to the third and fourth-place finisher. In the women's competitions top money in the first event will be $175 with $100 second-place money and $75 to the third and fourth - place finishers. Top money in the second event will be $100 with the women's total prize money based on 32 entries. In the consolation events, all bowlers not alive Sunday in the first and second competitions will play four games at $1 a game with the winner of each game taking the pot which should amount to approximately $48 a game for the men and $24 for the women. There'll also be various individual awards with $25 going to the men's high single, $50 for high four, $15 for the women's high single and $20 for the high four. A dance and midnight sup- berta will have an opportunity to improve their techniques if they attend a clinic in Lethbridge tonight at the Park Plaza from 7-10. Bobby Wine, shortstop for the Montreal Expos of the National Baseball League, will be in Lethbridge to conduct a one-day clinic sponsored by O'Keefe Brewery. The clinics cover all aspects of baseball play, including tips for the development of young players. A typical agenda would be as follows; a welcome followed by demonstrations on pitching, infield play, catching and outfield play. There will also be demonstrations on cutoffs, relays and defences for the bunt, hitting and bunting, coaching strategy and the secret of playing winning baseball. Each clinic has been scheduled to last about three hours. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ----- NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Boston .. New York Montreal . Toronto ... Vancouver Detroit ... Buffalo ... Chicago ... St. Louis ... Phlla..... Minnesota . Pittsburgh .. Los Angeles California . SCORING LEADERS T F A Pis 33 S 5 225 122 71 30 9 8 160 105 68 . . 21 14 11 163 130 53 . . 22 23 3 163 140 47 . . 15 28 5 130 176 35 . . 14 27 5 128 183 33 . . 11 26 9 109 179 31 Wti! Division 31 10 6 177 110 21 12 17 21 16 21 14 21 14 23 14 30 12 128 112 9 121 136 10 105 131 12 132 135 8 134 168 3 118 1(6 More arguments in Flood case NEW YORK (AP) - Arguments are scheduled today in United States circuit court of appeals in .the continuing case | of Curt Flood's anti-trust suit against organized baseball which may go all the way to the United States Supreme Court. Last August, Flood lost a $4.1 million suit against baseball I when a federal judge upheld the legality of the sport's controversial reserve system. The decision was based on previous Supreme Court rulings that baseball, unlike other sports, is exempt from federal anti-trust laws. o A Pit Pirn 44 46 90 35 20 57 77 59 28 38 66 80 29 34 63 22 28 35 63 4 25 34 59 14 21 30 51 12 .____ 24 26 50 2 McKenzle, Bos ...... TT 32 50 86 , Esposlto, Bot | Orr, Bos ..... Hodge, Bos ... R. Hull, Chi .. Bucyk, Bos ., Ullman, Tor . Ratelle. NY .. Keon, Tor | Cashman, Bos ALBERTA JUNIOR W L Red Detr ... . 20 7 Calgary ......20 11 Lethbridge ... 18 12 Edm. Leaf* ... 18 15 Ponoka ...... 12 19 Edm. Movers . 7 28 HOCKEY SCORES National Chicago 3 Vancouver 3 Ctntral Tulsa 6 Amarlllo 1 Dallas 3 Kansas City 3 13 35 48 60 T F A Pis 8 161 122 48 6 183 155 46 5 174 121 41 4 169 159 40 3 120 149 27 4 132 229 18 Eastern New Jersey 3 Syracuse 3 Charlotte 9 Jacksonville 4 Alberta Senior Edmonton 3 Calgary 2 Western International Klmberley 4 Cranbrook 4 Nelson 5 Trail 1 Manitoba Junior West Klldonan 6 Selkirk 1 Western Canada Saskatoon 8 Medicine Hat 4 Regina 2 Winnipeg 2 Calgary 6 Brandon 5 Saskatchewan Junior Weyburn 8 Fort Qu'Appelle 2 Alberta Junior Calgary 7 Lethbridge 2 BASKETBALL NBA Baltimore 103 San Francisco 91 New York 107 Milwaukee 98 Philadelphia 129 Atlanta 122 Los Angeles 136 Chicago 111 Phoenix 114 Buffalo 82 ABA Kentucky 125 Texas 112 Florida 121 New York 97 Utah 145 PlttsbVah 127 Memphis 1GJ Indiana 102 SOCCER SCORES ENGLISH FA CUP Fourth-Round Replays Huddersfleld 0 Stoke 0 Ipswich 3 West Brom C SCOTTISH FA CUP Third-Round Replays Ralth 4 St. Johnstons 3 St. Mlrren 1 East Fffe 1 Alloa 0 Alrdrieonlans 2 Complete sellout guaranteed No more seats left for fight By DICK COUCH NEW YORK (AP) - Boxing fans gobbled up the last of 19,500 Madison Square Garden seats for the March 8 Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier showdown Monday while promoters of the world heavyweight title fight announced they have topped the $6 million mark in pledges for closed-circuit television rights. The rapid-fire sale of the remaining 4,000 Garden seats, at $20, $40 and $75 each, assured a live gate of approximately $1,250,000-the largest ever for an indoor bout. The around-the-world, closed-circuit telecast is expected by the promoter to bring in additional revenue of up to $9 million and be viewed by 20 to 30 million people. The Garden, is co-promoting the fight with a syndicate headed by Jack Kent Cooke of Los Angeles. The last tickets for seats were sold within two hours Monday. The Garden immediately began sale of tickets for the closed-circuit telecast at the sites it has been awarded by the Cooke group, Fight of Champions, which owns all the ancillary rights to the fight. $6.7 MILLION GUARANTEED At a Garden news conference, Cooke's partner, Jerry Peren-chio, said basic guarantees for the rights to the live telecast of the fight, still more than six weeks away, have totalled "about $6.7 million." The guarantees by successful bidders for the television rights are to be applied against a percentage of their gross. Madison Square Garden has guaranteed an additional $700,000, against 70 per cent of the live gate, to Fight of the Champions. There will bo no radio broadcast or delayed telecasts of the fight. Ali, who has made a successful comeback after an enforced, three-year hiatus while he battled a draft-dodging charge, and Frazier, the generally-recognized titleholder, each will re- ceive $2.5 million-the largest purses in history for a single fight. The $4.5 million put up by Cooke's group, plus the Garden's $700,000 guarantee, will cover the fighters' shares and the $226,000 tax that goes to the New York State Athletic Com mission for the ancillary rights. The live proceeds from the 19,500 sellout will almost double the previous record indoor gate of $688,000 for the first fight card at the new Madison Square Garden-a March 4, 1968 dou bleheader that pitted Frazier against Buster Mathis and Nino Benvenuti against Emile GriT fith. LETHBRIDGE MINOR HOCKEY WEEK. JANUARY 24th to 30th SEE THE AD ON PAGE 25 OF TODAY'S HERALD ELRICH TIRE LTD. ! - *  � /' * COMPLETE TIRE SALES 4 SERVICE 402 lit Ave South Phone 32|-6886 or 337-4445 ;