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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta foturdar, January ItTJ TM UTHMIDOE HBUID 11 SHOOTS Brent Bocnuk, International Falls, Minn., gets in a bit of hockey practice with Minnesota North Start' Gump Woraley, in goal. and Bill Goldiworthy. Brent loit his leg became of cancer when he was six, but he has been playing hockey for six or seven years. Meloche sharp in recording third shutout Seals add to Toronto Maple Leafs' woes By THE CANADIAN PRESS A little less than a month ago, Toronto Maple Leafs were com- f o r t a b 1 y escooced in fourth place in tbe East division o! the National Hockey League. 10 points ahead Wings. of Detroit Red But since the beginning of the year, while the Wings have been coming on strong, the Leafs have been fading, show- ing little fire power and desire against their opponents. Lack of fire power wu again missing Friday night when Cali- fornia Golden Seals, with Koalle m SIMPSONS COMPLETE 4 WHEEL BRAKE OVERHAUL No Down Payment on Your oil purpou Account Reg. 43.98 36 Our complete service assures that your brakes will perform as new. Fully licensed mechanic! Quanntn complete satisfaction. HERE'S WHAT WE DO Turn all 4 brake drums Install new aveniu bonded lining! arced to fit new drum circumference Inspect all wheel cylinders Flush hydraulic system and refill Inspect mailer cylinder and lines Re-pack front wheel bearings, Road test. Free mile brake adMment. Dlic Brake) Service Extra. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY OMY CALL 328-9231 ALLSTATE 50.9c SERVICE STATION HOURS: I a.m. to 6 it.ni. Dally and Friday until 9 p.m. Centre Village 2nd and llth St. N. Gilles Meloche recording third shutout, blanked tbe Leafs 34, handing them their sixth straight five of them com- ing since they started a seven- game road trip. During their six-game losing streak, the Leafs have given up 21 gotls while scoring only teven. Three of the games were shutouts. The loss Friday night still left the Leals in fourth place, one point ahead of the Red Wings. The Toronto team hag another chance tonight to maintain that slim lead when it meets the Canucks in Vancouver. Tbe Red Wings, meanwhile, Munro claims Parent CALGARY (CP) Scotty Munro, general manager of the Calgary entry in the World Hockey Association, says Bcr- nie Parent is on his protected list and Miami Screaming Ea- gles' can not negotiate with him. Parent, goalie for Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League, was one of the four players Munro named when UK WHA teams nicked NHLers. This means that Par- ent is off limits to any other WHA team. Parent and his lawyer say that Miami has offered for him to jump to the WHA. "First, that fa ridi- said Munro. "It's a nice figure to throw around, but it's hogwash." "Second, if Miami is talking to him, and I doubt If they are because I just talked to the league office and they say it isn't so, it'll just mean extra money for us because of tam- pering." Munro said he had talked to Parent and his lawyer twice, but that money wasn't men- tioned. "I said I'd wait until after our draft before I talk money." are at home tonight to Lot An- geles Kings, last-place team in the West Division and a Detroit win and Toronto loss will drop tbe Leafs into fifth place. In other games tonight, St. Louis Blues are In Montreal against the Canadiens, New York Rangers play the North Stars in Minnesota, aid Chicago Black Hawks are at Pittsburgh Penguins. Boston Bruins play the Flyers at Philadelphia in an afternoon game. In games Sunday, Detroit vis. its Chicago, Minnesota is at New York, St Louis at Boston, Los Angeles at Buffalo, Califor- nla at Vancouver and Pitts- burgh at Philadelphia. Toronto outshot the Golden Seals 30-23 Friday night but they eouMMt get part Mdocbe, the Seals' rookie goalie. Ivan Boldirev, Bobby Sheeban and Wayne Carleton scored for California with Boldirev'i goal, the only one the Seals needed, coming at of the first pe- riod on a short backhand abot. The goal came when Carleton nad tbe puck in the Leafs' zone and passed it to Paul Sbmyr at the right of Jacques Plante. To- ronto's goalie. Toronto cWeoeeman Brad Sel wood, who went to check Shnvyr, left Boldirev open and he took Shmyr's pass with bis back to tbe net. Soldi rev whirled and backhanded the puck past Plante. Elsewhere in tie NHL Friday, Los Angeles apd Philadelphia announced in eight-player deal. Los Angeles sent Eddie Joyal Bill Flett, Ross Lonsberry and Jean Potvin to the Flyers in exchange for Bill Lesuk, Jim Johnson, Servo Bemier and Larry Brown. Borwn and Potvin are de- fencemeo; Johnson and Joyal, centres; Flett and Bemier, right wings, and Lesuk and Lonsberry left wingj. "It was something we had to CALIFORNIA 1 TORONTO I Flrat Period 1. California, Bolnlrev t (Snmyr, CarHlon) Penalties Dorty McKKtinle Sittler Second tcorlna. PencN tin Ley, carlcloi Third 1. Sheenan II (Sfirnvr, CrolMU) 1. Calllor- nla. Cerleton 11 (Redmond, Boldlriv) Penalty Dorey on owl II 7 Toronto SOUTHERN ALBERTA JUVENILE HOCKEY LEAGUE Lethbridge Warriors VI Vauxhall Horneti SUNDAY, JAN. 30 2 P.M. HENDERSON PARK ICE CENTRE ADMISSION: Adult. 7St> Children 2St TONIGHT, SAT., JAN. 29 P.M. at Henderson Pork Ice Centre MOT and during the Warriors vs. Meet. Hot Juvenile Came PLAY BINGO CASH PRIZES to Minor Hotkey 11.00 cord IB alto adrnlttlon gamo Euro cardi 15c Flyers' general manager Keith Allen said. He bas been promising s big shakeup of the Flyers, who are in fifth place la the West Division. Cougars roll to win, record stands at 5-0 Catholic Central Cougari nude it five itnlgfat Friday evening in Southern Alberta High School BulcettMll League action with a solid 72-58 tri- umph over the visiting Ray- mond Comets. In the B game the Raymond Mustangs gained a split for the visitors with a M-4S win over the OCOS Flyers. Dean Dahl's Cougars got dou- ble figure performances from five players as they maintain- ed their firm grip atop th standings In the sU-tesm league. Peter Sikora turned In a to! id two way game as be so 19 points to lead all sooren. H also collected 14 rebounds. Lyle Gallant chipped in with points while Dennis Hydyobuk managed 13. John Dudas Oalvln Fodder rattled the back boards for 10 points each. Cougars never trailed at the ran their record to 6-0. The; Comets continue to lead league Even the weathermi couldn't slow the rapid pace of the Erie River Comets of the Southwest Basketball League. Comets ran their season mar to 7-0 with a convincing 81- win over Picture Butte Sugar Kings. In another game Stirling Lak ers belted F. P. Walslie of Fort Macleod 62-44. Tire regula schedule in the league was shortened due to weather con dittos. In the only gals game play ed Friday Erie River won He first game of the year, hi eight starts, as they edged past Pic ture Butte 23-19. Randy Evers and Monte Thellen combined to spark the Comets to win number seven Evers picked up 20 points while Theilen followed with 13. Glen Tanaka paced Picture Butti with 10 points. Best McKee maintained hi; hot hand for the Liken as he Store Fischler's Inside Hockey WHEN National Hockey League coaches such a Freddie Glover and Sfcotty Bowman beef about "pampered" play- en they are only scratching the surface of what bas become a growing problem with most NHL teams; the inability to control skaters anymore. Discipline on. teams such as the St. Louis Blues, Boston Bruin and Los Angeles Kings hat become as obsolete aa the woolly mammoth. In mid-seatxm when duba should be boned to sharpness, they are flabby, uninterested and grossly out of shape. "I could not believe the Kings the last I saw them in Los said an NHL official. "They were In such lousy condition you would have thought It was August and not Even the triumphant Boston Bruins arc flabby and un- concerned. A Toronto journalist was amazed at how out-of- sbape coach Tom Johnson's club looked after a game In Maple Leaf Gardens, although Boston easily won tbe contest "The Bruins can get away with the newsman said, "because even when they're fat they're so much better than their opposition." Unfortunately, the St. Louis Blues can't get away with It. They are fat partly due to me overindulgence of owner Sid Salomon, Jr. and feeble. Try as he might, tbe Soviet Union's national hockey coach Anatoli Tarasov, couldn't be diplomatic one night recently after watching the Blues supposedly a major-league team virtually forfeit their game against the Hangers almost from the opening face-off. Tarasov was particularly piqued be- cause he had stopped off at Madison Square Garden, hoping to learn something more about NHL hockey. He did, but it was mostly all bad. "I saw one very good team (the Rangers) and one very ragged said Tarasov. But what angered him more than anything was the Blues' don't-give-a-damn attitude. "The Ca- nadian sportsmen on St. Louis are supposed to fight to the very end, but we didn't see the Blues do that." Unlike the pampered NHL players, Tarasov's Russians are welLdiscrpnned both on and off the Ice, and they plsy hockey ill the classic passing style of Bill and Bun Cook and Frank Boucher from the NHL past. Today's scrambly major league hockey infuriates Tarasov because he knows how good it could be, if played the way Lord Stanley of Preston, let alone Lester Patrick, had wanted It played. "NHL players are the greatest masters of says Tarasov, "but they play the game like primitives. The price of the puck has gone up. They don't control the puck enough." All of which gets us back to the issue, that some players just don't care anymore. The New York Rangers are an ex- ception. G.m.-coach Emile Francis has managed to run a tight ship and a well-conditioned team. To a certain degree, Sam Pollock's Canadiens have done likewise. But too many other clubs have adopted a "laissez faire" attitude where players are setting their own standards; and not very healthy ones at that. Single swingers on some NHL teams even have taken to flying their girlfriends into cities wJwa they're on the road, a practice that was unheard of during the competitive six-team NHL days. But expansion has changed all that. With 14 teams and two more on the way, pro hockey has become t players' market, and pity the poor coach who tries to play Simon Lcgree in 1972. canned 24 big points to lea the victory. Warren T.olle scored H for F. P. Walshe. Lauralie Nattrass scored nin points in the Milk River gals win. Elaine Charlesworth cam up with eight for Picture Butte Minor hockey In three Pee Wee games play ed Friday night the winners allowed their opposition jus one goal in each game. The Tigers got two-goal per fonnances from Bruce Besplu and Andy Kcssler as they wo 7-1 over the Flyers. Singles goals went to Ne Court, Rodney Snopek, and Bo Odney. Mike DeHeer replied for the Flyers. Duane Ptycia, Todd Takey asu, Andrew Tse and Robert Bourassa scored singles as the Vikings belted the Penguins 4-1 Mark Ully scored for the Pen guins. In another 4-1 encounter Mi cbael McLanc fired home two goals to pace the Totems ove the Bears. Greg Magyar an< Greg Ohernezky completed th scoring for the winners. David Madura had a goal in the sec- ond period for the Bears. In the Little Spud League Frl day evening the LeBibridg Colts blanked Bow Island 3-0. Greg Bablno scored tbe win. ner in the first period. Wend ten Wandler scored In the KC ood and Ray Heathcote in tbe third. TODAY PM Wee gomes Civic CanlrB p.m. Whlpj vi Blues; p.m. Fi cons vi Blsonsi Canucki w tfts. Exhibition it Adams lee Cen rrl Lelhbrldflp Midget Coirs vs Tlbr Midgets p.m. Exhibition games at Henderson Ic Centre p.m. Lellibrldge A.C.T Bantam Reps vs Cnnbrook; Lftltv bridge Minor Hockey Blngor i p.m Southern Alberta Juvenile League game Lethbrldge Warriors n Medl elm Hot Wheelers. SUNDAY Exholtlon Bt Henoeraon IBM Centre 11 a.m. Lelhbrldgt A.C.T Benram Reps vs Cranbrook. Russian team bas withdrawn QUEBEC (CP) A Russian team that was to bam partid jated in tbe annual Interna ional peewee hockey tourna- ment here Feb. 3-12 has had to drop out because of financial difficulties, Gerald BoHuc, tour- nament president, (aid Friday night. Make Up A Party And Coma To The "EL RANCHO" Now Featuring CABARET THURSDAY Friday and Saturday Thursday Night Only All Ladies Admitted FREE! Playing In The CABARET Thun.-Frl.-Sat. "BILLY NICKEL" Entertaining In LOUNGE "GREG WOLSEY" And In The OUTRIDER TAVERN Thurl.-Friday-Sat. "BERTI HIGA" led 13-12 after the first quar- ter but put on a second-quar- ter surge that saw them out- score the Comets 20-7 to tike a 33-19 halftune lead. They never looked back although Raymond narrowed the gap to it the three-quarter mark. Rick Smith led the way for the Cornets with 15 points. Wal- ter Zobell was held to 14 and Robert Keller added 12. Cougars hit on 31 of 62 from the field for a 50 per out average. They were 12 of IB from the foul line for a 67 per cent evening. Cougars will travel to Regini next weekend to represent the south league in the Hegini Luther College High School tournament. They will tune up for the tourney with a re-sched- uled league game against Ma- graft Zeniths Wednesday eve- ning at Magrath. A "B" game will precede the Cougars and Zeniths at six with the A game going at Meanwhile in Cardston, the visiting Lethbridge Collegiate Institute took hill advantage of the hospitality afforded them and won both games of an A-B doubleheader. In the B game the Colts up- ended the Cardston Wildcats 45- S6 while in the A encounter the Rams managed a narrow 48-41 victory. Brice Thompson paced ttn Rams with 13 points while Don Brown hooped 21, half of Ms team's total, in a loiiag cause. Alf Stretton led the way for the Colts as he scored 21 points. David Heninger accounted for 15 points for the Wildcats. by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIM SALES LTD. I Here's a strange sporti e fact The Chicago Black I Hawks were able to win only 14 out of 46 regular seaion I games in the 1937-38 Nation-1 I al Hoclcey tvague Beaton I yet they won the champion-1 ship of hockey that seasonl I I... Even though the Black 'Hawks won only 14 out of I 48, they qualified for the lail playoff spot In the league I standings, and then they sur- I prisingly knocked off each team they met In 1he play-1 to win the Stanley Cup. offl Do the Harlem Globetrotters IVB mo nurivm viQBwrreirvre ever left? Oddly enough, they did low a IOBI yeor the team they tour with, New Jeney Rods, 100-99, Martin, Tonn.. on Jan. S, I 1971. I I I to the team they tour with, the New Jersey Reds, 100-99, at Mi i Did you know that ont of mott fontasiic roundi of golf played wai by an I obscure golfer. Dr. i Boy di ton cf I Calif., who In 1962 Bcored I three holes-in-one during one I 9-hole roundl That teemi hard to believe, but it's true. I I bet you didn't knew mom I people In Southern Alberta I have changed ever to. Unlroyal Super Winteride I Snow thil year than I I over before In our niriary. We bet they all couldn't be happier than right now at thi present moment too with I all this mow. Celling around I town or country roads IB a cinch with Unlroyal Super I Wlnterldes Bo IF you haven't I get 'am belter aet in fast and I lot ut in..... You ma lot ut install them now I i i Dim now e may will I they cost no meril I I I See KIRK'S for I The Best De.l Far I Every Wheell KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. I Tint EtperU" four UNIROYAl I 3 LOCATIONS TO SEIVC YOU 1611 3rd I S. PHONE I ____________327-5915 KIRK'S FERNIt, B.C I Phono KIRK'S TIRE (TABER) LTD. I 6101 50th Aveitw I Phone 113-M4I NORMIE KWONG 's C0m'n9 the Kinsmen Sportsman's Dinner! __________Saturday, Feb. 5th Tickets available at: Boyer's, Marcel's and Art Williams World of Travel! ;