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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE inHBRIDGE HERAID Fiidoy, Juno 13, 1970 Record 116 Juniors Are Picked In Draft MONTREAL (CI'l If pro- 1 cause four of the first six picks j draft. Buffalo Sabres and Van- fessiuiial hockey clubs nic.de a i are represented by lawyers, couver the two addi- pradico of payint; large bonuses with one Uoh Wnolf of j lions to (he drafted first lo lop amateur draft choices in oiiispoki-n on the ir.al- ami second in the amateur af- thc pasl, thev made little noise ter of bonuses for his Ihvculfai.. I clients as part of the price the about ii. Rut that after Thursday's nil-time high youngsters' services. Buffalo's Punch liulach, as could all dtangc i drafting clubs will pay for the expected, tool; talented centre i Gilbert Perreault, a graduate of amateur draft in which the National Hockey League clubs grabbed a record 110 top junior j basketball and football in lire graduates. i States for Woolf said. The change may come he-1 As in Wednesday's expansion Local Goes hi Third Round ''They've liad huge bonus Montreal Canadiens of the On- clauses for signing in baseball. lario Hockey ior A Scries. Association's Jun- by a lawyer, but be said he'll j Ion from Toronto Marlboros of bring bis1 own interpreter into the QUA as his first choice, any salary discussions "for holh Tallon is represented by Alan me and Mr. Imlaeh." I'errcault j Eagleson. the Toronto lawyer sjx'aks little English. i who doubles as exccutived-ircc- "l Inist Mr. Imlaeh and I'm lor of the NHL Players' Asso- sure I'll be said Per- ciation. reault, the OHA's second-high- Tallon, who played every posi- est last season with 51 (ion but goal for the Marlies goals and 70 assists in games. Perreault, a native of Artha-i Bud Poile, the Canucks gcn- baska, Que., isn't represented I era! manager, drafted Dale Tai- awns By PAT S I'LLlVAX Herald Sports Writer Scotty Munro, chief mentor cf Don McLean. It was a move ed his delight in being drafted Frig will never regret. I by an established club such as In his initial season with j the Black Hawks. Munro and the Centennials in "That's good." said Frig when js the Western Canada II o c k e y told of his good fortune. I inifjl'unro League, Frig was a driving stand a good chance of making average intact: torce tne cllll> that Pallas Black Hawks next yeai first in the western division and j Fri? was lci lost in a marathon scries to hd- franchise in the Central season with the Centennials. i _ "Let me tell you this." said j in a telephone conversation Munro, "you can bet. that Frig wjth Frig Thursday he express- will go in the first four rounds of the National Hockey League draft." Munro, needless to say, i jr r was right. uNHL Aware Frig, a 19-year-old product of j the Lethbridge Minor Hockey! P. A s s o c i a t. i o n. was selected I J yy Thursday in the third round by the Chicago Black Hawks. Frig spent three years with CALGARY (CP) Tic selcc- tlie Sugar Kings of Lethbridge Of 2-1 players from the in the Alberta Junior Hockey c s t e r n Canada lid-key League and in liis last "shows the National ;ht wins- he was i caiibre of play we have been promoting." President Ron But- lin .said Thursday. Commenting on the NHL's au- While the thought of bein? di-afted was most in Frig's mind ho thought possibly he could i have been drafted higher, fl iile j going in the third pound Frig was ".12nd to go. I -It we had beaten the Oil Kings in the west final I think myself and the other guys who were drafted from our club may have gone sooner.'1 he add- ed. As it was Frig holds the dis Unction of being the tap draft choice cf former Sugar Last year Barrel Knibbs is alter nearly :i! j as a r er will) the Kings, suildied lo defence by coach Sign P air CALGARY (CP) Calgary Stampeders today announced the signing of imports George Nordgren and Charles Richard- son for the 1970 Western Foot- ball Conference season. Nordgren, a halfback or full- back at 'six feet and 205 pounds, graduated from University of Houston. He was on the active roster of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League in 1963, and for the first two games in 1969. The 25 year old resi- dent of Metaire, La., was the 17th round choice of the Cow- boys in the 1968 college draft. Rich a r d s o n, 6-1 and 180 pounds, will be used "primarily as an outside receiver. A grad- uate of Jackson State College in Jackson, Miss., he was recom- mended to the Stampeders by Baltimore Colts of the NFL. drafted by Montreal Canadians Hockey .League is aware of the jn lnc reun! Dale YutsU was four years ago in the eighth round. It was a big day in the Frig ...._____ fairily and Len's mother. Both nual amateur draft of Jim i o r j best described the family's feel players, Butlin said the draft- j ings. ing' of 30 players from western "My goad heavens." she said Canada "is a significant boost when first told of the event. "I, for hockey in Ihe west." can't believe it." She said she "Last year, we didn't lose a had been listening to the radio player in the first round of the al1 stl11 cim believe it. Native Sons Home Twice It a near unanimous vote bridge Royals' coach draft but this time four WCHL players were chosen." NHL teams selected 20 play- j ers from the Western League in 1969. First round choices this year from the WCHL were Reg Leach of Flin Flon Bombers, who went to Boston Bruins: goalie Ray Martyniuk of Flin Flon, dratted by Montreal Ca- nadiens; Greg Polis of Estevan Bruins, to Pittsburgh Penguins; and Chris Oddleifson of Winni- peg Jets, to Oakland Seals. Calgary Centennials lost five players in the draft and Flin Flon, Edmonton Oil Kings and Estevan four each. Brandon Wheat Kings and Winnipeg each had three players drafted and Swift Current Broncos one. No players were drafted from Sas- katoon Blades. she added as she hung up the phone. THIRD ROUND Len Frig of Lethbridge was a third round draft choice of the Chi- cago Black Hawks of the Na- tional Hockey League, of DAVIS Horsepower Start Only left! They all must go! Reg. SPECIAL MOWER 317 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-2669 last season, said it was "fabu- lous" to be selected by the Can- ucks. 'I've only been there (Van- couver) once, but I liked the city." he said. The last time he was in Van- was on his way to Kelowna. B.C., where he won the Canadian jun- ior golf championship. DICi CONTRACT-HINTED Already Uiere is talk of Tallon signing a one-year pact with the Canucks for anywhere between and Boston Bruins took right linger Reg Leach from Flin Flon Bombers of the Western Canada Hockey League and Rich MacLeish from Peterbor- ough Petes of the OHA. Boston Ho1 thsse choices through pre- i ions deals with Los Angeles Kings and Philadelphia Flyers. Boston had three such picks, in addition lo its own, in the first round. Montreal Canadiens used Oak- land Seals and Minnesota North Star picks to draft goalie Ray Martyniuk from Flin Flon and forward Chuck Lefley from Can- ada's disbanded national team. Leach, Msrtyniuk and Lefley have retained Woolf to conduct ti eir contract negotiations. Tha draft, which wrent three hours and 10 rounds to choose 116 players, broke last year's previous high of 84 selections. cals feel night, racing LLVFS TAKE SUTLER ''ring cut the people. Pittsburgh Penguins took Sunday's racing will get mi- Greg Polls of Estevan Bruins as i der way at following the their first choice and Toronto j time trials slated for After two weeks of racin. only Torn Ayerhart in Sports- man class has any real breath- ing room in the point standings. Following his thrilling win in the Sportsman final last Sun- day Ayerhart has opened a 1" point lead over Len Vaselenak. Ayerhart, to date has accumu- lated points. Wayne Bailey ANDY CAPP IT'S ANOTHER ONE O THEM DOOR-To-bOOR SALESMEN, FLO -I'LUGO NO, LET ME. YOU AYE A DART'S MATCH TONIGHT, REMEMBER WANT T1 CWAAGE HANb (OH.YE'S.THANKS.PE (-I WAS FORGETTIN1 ast Sunday at the stock car the fans want night rac- ng. Since it is the paring custom- er the officials of the Southern Jokuty at 327-712J. Cheslcr In oilier doubleheaders. Leth- bridge Junior Miners will be in The Royals host Calgary Cal- iies Sunday at the Civic Centre at three. Four will he (Vlbcrta Racing Association are staged Sunday in the City Rec- out lo please the races have j realion Baseball League. )een scheduled to take place j Here in Lethbridge, at Hen- Sunday e v e ni n g this time i dcrson Park, the Lethbridge around. I Crighton Cubs will tangle with Crowds haven't readied the Taber twice, peak that was expected when The opening begin the cars returned to the Exhibi-' lion track this season and affi- may Piijcher Creek, Brooks Lions will journey to Enchant, and Vulcan visits Milk River. Game times in Pincher Creek, Enchant End Milk River are two o'clock r.r.d five o'clock. In golf, the Elks Club golf tourney will be held this Satur- day and Sunday at the Hender- son Lake Golf Course. Eighteen holes will be played Saturday with the final 18 holes played Sunday. Maple Leafs grahbsd high-scor- ing Darryll Sittler fronr London Knights of the OHA. Th-3 Knights ccr.tributed nine players to the pros. Sittler scored 42 goals and 48 assists last season. Boston took a St. Louis Blues turn and drafted Ron Plumb from Peter- borough. Other first round choices saw holds down third place with [n Golf League Bill Ponech was the big win-1 with Ralph Guzzi of Leo Sing- ner at the Lakeside Golf League ers and Earl Fox of Boise Cas- Thursday. Ponech, who plays for Par- sons, tied for low gross honors Steve Reid Holds Lead CHICAGO (AP) Steve i Reid, a six-year tournament cir- cuit player with only one major I victory, held the lead as the Western Open golf tour- nament entered its second day today. Reid, 33, fired a 30-36-66 round over Beverly Country Club's par course Thursday for a I one-stroke lead over eight oth- ers. They are: Arnold Palmer, Dow Finsterwald, Bob Charles, Johnny Pott. Dick Lotz, Bobby Nichols, Tommy Jacobs and Hugh Rover. Wayne Vollmer of Vancouver is five strokes behind the leader after a first round even-par. 36- and Toronto's Ben Kern is well back at After today's second round, the 150-player field will be cut to the low 70 scorers and ties for the final two rounds. "After finishing one-over-par in my first round. I had as much confidence in my putter as I did in my being able to Reid said. But hi sank six oorlgai'iis birdie putts ranging from eight! to 40 feet. Leth. Offic cade, each shooting a 38, and also took the low net with a 33. Dorigattis had the low team net as Fred Kalicum, Cliff Forry, Vince Toth and John Mc- Allister combined for a 149 to- tal Safeways heads the league after Thursday's action with 55 points while right behind are Parsons and Bastedos who have 54 points apiece. B and R Men's Wear clung to Iheir slim one point lead atop the Country Club standings as Oakland Seals take Montreal's tiu-n and pick Chris Oddliefson from Winnipeg Jets. New York Rangers took speedy forward 1 Nbrmard Gratlon from Mont- real, Detroit Red Wings got Serge Lajeunesse from Mont- real while Boston, taking its own turn, drafted defenceman Robert Stewart from Oshawa Generals. Chicago Black Hawks chose Dan Maloney from Lon- don. St. Louis was the most active pro club, picking up 14 players. Of the total players picked, 64 were from the CHA, including 17 of the first 28. American and Western Hockey League teams were in- vited to continue the draft after their NHL counterparts had fin- ished, but clubs of both leagues declined. Before the draft, MIL presi- dent Clarence Campbell con- firmed the price structure to be paid for players- had been changed. The Canadian Amateur they points, one more' will than Beny's. Jim had the low gross with a 38 while Bob Klnniburgh of Dori- gattis took the low net with a 32. One sweep was register- ed Thursday as the Packers took eight points from CHEC. STANDINGS _ for each, of the 116 draf- Freel Jr. of B and R for eacl, player signing a pro contract and a bonus for each sig- nee who plays 25 games in the NHL this season. The money collected is dis- tributed among the amateur teams by the CAIIA. Previously the pros paid the LAKESIDE Safeways....... Parsons......... Basledcs Leo Singers..... Flemings....... Pahuiies........ Dorigaltis....... Owens Klmuras....... walkers Tho Herald Boise Cascade CHEC Fraches South Alia. Co-op nd VV COUNTRY CLUB B and R Wear CAHA for the lop 72 55 choices and for each player beyond the 72nd. Now You Can Have MGBILAIRE AIR CONDITIONING In Your Late Model Che rolet or Pontiac for only COMPLETELY INSTALLED BUICKS, CHRYSLERS, OLDSMOBILE5 AND fSf't rV OLDSMOBILE5 A DRIVE IN COOL DUST FREE COMFORT SPECIAL! 1969-70 FORDS AND METEORS CUSTOM INSTALLATION BENT CHEVROLET GM PARTS DISTRIBUTORS 2nd Avo. and 8Mi STREET S, PHONE 327-3147 Chicago eles Fost points while George Mercer has 10. In "C" class George Androko-: PHI vich has the lead with n points j Mor as compared to for Dale: cincinnaii Skiba. Fred Deuschle follows with 13 just ahead of Murray'- Skelding with 12W. The battle in "B" class is the tightest as only two points sep- arate Jack Tiffen and L i n d y Smith. Tiffen, who was followed acpass the finish line by Smith last Sunday has points. S mi t h has 24% points. Tom Dowdcll is a distant third with nine while Jack Roberts has 8V4. Mean while, the Lethbridge Native Sons v.'ill he in action twice this weekend in the Al- berta Junior Lacrosse League. Native Sons will try to get back onto the winning track Saturday and Sunday at the Arena when they host the Ed- monton Inglewood Shamrocks. Game times are set for eight o'clock Saturday and two o'clock Sunday afternoon. Lethbridge Bombers will be in Medicine Hat Sunday for a chlcago Southern Alberta Soccer League contest. Providing the opposition for the Bombers will be the Medi- cine Hat College Trojans. Tire game at the 'Hal will get underway at three o'clock. It is hoped by Lethbridge Royals' officials that an old- timers game can be run off in the rear future. Anyone wishing any further information can call L e t h- HoL'ston San Diego TODAY'S GAMES Houston Billingham 3-1 a! Montreal McGinn 3-5 N Atlanta Niekro 6-7 at New York Gentry 5-4 H Cincinnati Simpson 8-1 at Philadel- phia Fryman 4-2 N Pittsburgh Ellis J-4 and Veale 5-5 at San Diego. Coombs 5-4 and Roberts 4-2 2, Twi-N. St. Louis Gioson 6-3 at San Fran- cisco Pillock 0-0 N Holtzman 6-3 at Los An- oster 3-6 N THURSDAY'S RESULTS Cincinnati 000 301 19? Montreal 500002 B B 0 Merritt Ul-4) Cioninger (7) and Bench; Morion Raymond (7) and Bateman. HRs: Perez Bench Bateman Bailey Atlanta Philadelphia Nash 103 012 12 001 4 Wilhelm Pridrty (B) and Tidman; Wise U-0, Wilson (8) and Edwards. HR: Phila-Hutton TODAY'S GAMES New York Peterson S-2 ai Kansas City Morehead 2-1 N Bosion Culp .1-6 at Minnesota Perry 7-5 N Washington Bosman 5-5 at Chicago John 4-8 N California Messersnirfh 5-5 at De- Iroit Lolich 4-i or Kilkenny 2-1 N Milwaukee Brabonder 2-7 at Cleve- land Hand 1--1 N Oakland 3-3 at Baltlmors Phoebus 3-.1 N THURSDAY'S RESULTS Milwaukee ODO 271 Detroit 001 000 651 Brabendnr Baldwin O'Donoghue (8) and Root; Niekro Timmerman (9) and Freehan. HR.: California 000 1 2 1 Baltimore .302030 01 J Kcaley, Doyle (B) ueNar (7-d) and Etche- barren; HRs: F. Robinson Powell D. Jonn- son Win up to 'Busy Weekend For Local Club Seven member? of tiie Lrlh- hridgc Track a.mi Field Club will put in a busy weekend. .Ifycc Cher, former Al- brrUi pcniyi.hlon champion, will be in St. Lambert, Que. (o take p-'irt in the nationaj pen- tathlon championships. Meanwhile. B'-encb Schmidt ;ind .loii.nne Hiuii will t.ravel to for the pentathlon championships being staged. George Smith. Komscs, Armen aixl Fred Sommcr are in Stctller (or o weekend meet. EXPORT CIGARETTE TOBACCO Ho you must qualify undei tules ippewng on 121 002 100- T J I San biego too ooo i fi 2 Hands (8-4) and Hiatt; Corkins Dukes Kirby (8) and Barton. HR: Los Angeles Carlton, LInty (3-31 (11) and Sim- mons; Sutton, Brewer (1-1) (11) and Torborg. HR: LA Mota LEAGUE LEADERS LA Carry, All Perez, Cin Grabark'tz, Hickman, Chi Clementc, Pit Gaslon, SD Menke, Hou 5F Henderson, SF Tolan, Cin National League AB R 218 170 154 136 732 225 178 H Pet 72 .401 BO .367 60 .353 53 .341 64 .344 79 .3J1 74 .326 215 49 70 .326 45 69 .322 021 100 S 11 8 000 010 612 11 0 Lacheman Lindblad (9) and Hernandez; MacDowell, Miller Higgins Oakland Clevelam Dobson, Miller Higgins Ellsworth (2-0) (10) and Fosse. HRs: Alou Rodf Hcidemann Leon Foster Hifon Washington -at Kansas City, 168 224 LEAGUE LEADERS Carcw, Win 1 F. Robinson, Bal A. Johnson, Cal F. Alou, Oak 221 Oiiva, Mln 312 3! plrison, 'Cle 163 7'. 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