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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, March 4, 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD 11 Blasted 6-0 by Flyers, edged 4-3 by Seals What happened to Les Canadiens By LLOYD JOHNSTON The future looks brighter for Toronto Maple Leafs, but the fortunes of Montreal Canadiens hit their lowest ebb of the season as a result of weekend games in the National Hockey League. The Leafs strengthened their grip on fourth place in the East Division by upsetting League-leading Boston Bruins 6-4 Sunday, but the Canadiens saw their second-place wnners Joe Keeler and his Calgary rink won the "A" event at the Lethbridge Curling Club's senior bonspiel over the weekend. The winners are, front, left to right, skip Keeler, and third Cliff Paul. Back, left to right, second Alex Wright and lead Dick Garret! wnners John Kanewischer of the host club won the "B" event. The winners are, front left to right, skip Kane- wischer, and third Wilf Forry. Back, left to right, second Jim Mulholland and lead Norman Fox. margin shrink to two points over the Rangers, losing 6-0 to Philadelphia Flyers as New York blasted California Golden Seals 8-2. In other Sunday games, Buf- falo Sabres edged New York Islanders 4-3, Chicago Black Hawks tied Detroit Red Wings 6-6 and Atlanta Flames topped Vancouver Canucks 5-3. The Flyers beat the Sabres 4-2 Saturday, Boston and Detroit tied 4-4, the Leafs beat New York Islanders 5-2, Pittsburgh Penguins whipped the Canucks 6-1, California Golden Seals stunned the Canadiens 4-3, the Rangers beat Minnesota North Stars 3- 1 and Los Angeles Kings defeated St. Louis Blues 4-2. Toronto 6 at Boston 4 Back-to-back victories raised the Leafs edge over the fifth-place Sabres to 10 points although Buffalo has two games in hand. If the Leafs win half of their remaining games, the Sabres will have to win 11 of their last 16 games to keep pace. It was Toronto's first victory at Boston Garden since March 31, 1968. Darryl Sittler scored his 34th goal of the season and assisted on two others to spark the Leafs. Montreal 0 at Philadelphia 6 The Flyers emerged with a three-point lead over the Black Hawks in the West Division as Bernie Parent blanked Canadiens for his llth shutout of the season. He turned aside 24 shots and brought an end to Claude Larose's hot scoring streak which produced nine goals in three previous games. Bill Short sport NINE STILL OUT MIAMI. Fla. (AP) Catcher Earl Williams, pitcher Don Hood and infielder Taylor Duncan have agreed to terms for the 1974 baseball season, leaving nine members of Baltimore Orioles still unsigned. Williams signed for an estimated but did not participate in Friday's first full scale workout as infielders and outfielders join- ed Baltimore batterymen who had reported earlier. HUNTER HONORED LONDON (Reuter) Nor- man Hunter, the Leeds United and England defender, Sunday was named player-of-the-year for 1973 at the first annual awards dinner of the English Professional Footballers here. Altogether players voted in the poll. wnners Al Shaw's Calgary rink won the "C" event. The winners are, front left to right skip Shaw and third Carl Huget. Back, left to right, second Bruce Watson and lead Graehme Smith. Flett led the winners with two goals. California 2 NY Rangers 8 Brad Park scored two goals to lead Rangers to their seventh consecutive victory and New York rookie Bert Wilson scored his first NHL goal on his first shot against the Seals. Vancouver 3 at Atlanta 5 Atlanta's Keith McCreary scored the winning goal, his second of the game. The victory put the Flames, into third place in the West Di- vision ahead of Los Angeles and St. Louis. NY Islanders 3 at Buffalo 4 The Sabres, losers Saturday, had to struggle from behind Sunday to overcome the Islanders on power-play goals by Rick Martin and Gil Perreault in the third period. Martin's goal was his second of the game and 40th of the season. Billy Harris produced three goals for New York. Chicago 6 at Detroit 6 The six-goal Detroit performance equalled the most against Chicago goalie Tony Esposito this season and made a dent in his 1.88 goals- against average. Red Berenson led the Wings with a pair of goals. Dale Tallon had two markers for the Black Hawks, who needed a goal by defenceman Keith Magnuson with six minutes remaining to salvage their tie. eoopNCK NOU'M saw.PIT -crux IN A CCACM tea TWO EVEN SO, IT 'AVf ftEEN SOME OF US WEB6-H4BW THAT PIGEONS Walton, Hull each chalk up three By The CANADIAN PRESS Mike Walton and Bobby Hull, defectors from the National Hockey League, dominated the scoring in World Hockey Association games Sunday. Walton scored three goals and added an' assist to spark Minnesota Fighting Saints to a 5-3 decision over Los Angeles Sharks, while Hull punched home three goals as his Winni- peg Jets defeated Quebec Nor- diques 8-6. Wife spoke, Jerry heard ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Jerry Heard, one of pro golf's brightest young stars until he began a search for perfection, says he has straightened out his act with some advice from his wife. "She's watching me hit those big hooks in the woods and she says, 'What the hell are you doing? Why don't you go back to the way you played Heard said. He did, and the result was a three-stroke victory Sunday over Homero Blancas and Jim Jamieson in the Citrus Open: Heard had a three-under- par 69 in the final round and won with a 273 total, 15 under par on the course. Blancas with a 7C and Jamieson with a 67 tied at 276. South African Bobby Cole, 69, and Bob Murphy, 71, tied at 277. Ben Kern of London, Ont, shot 71 Sunday for a 284 total, good for in prize money. NHL scorers SUNDAY Vancouver 3 at Atlanta 5 Boudrias. Ververgaert; At-, lanta 2, Romanchych, Lysiak, Rich- ard. Toronto 6 at Boston 4 Ullman. Turnbuil. McKenny, Pelyk, Keon; 2, Bucyk. Smith. California 2 at NY Rangers 8 California-Leach, Gilbert- son: 2, Fair- bairn. Vickers. Hadfield, Wil- son. Ratelle. Stemkowski. NY Islanders 3 at Buffalo 4 3; Buf-. 2, Ramsay, Per- reault. Montreal at Philadelphia Philadelphia-Flett 2. Bar- ber. Clement. Kelly. Bladoc. Chicago C at Detroit 6 ChicaKo-Tallon 2. Mikita. Maki. Pappin. Magnuson: De- 2, Boucba. Redmond. Charron. Roberts. SATURDAY St. Louis 2 at Los Angeles 4 St. 2; Los An- Nevin, Widing, Murdoch. NY Rangers 3 at Minnesota 1 Vickers, Butler: Vancouver 1 at Pittsburgh 6 Pitts- 2, Apps, DeMarco, MacDonald, Prono- vost. NY Islanders 2 at Toronto 5 Potvin. Gag- non: 2. Ullman. Keon, Kehoe. California 4 at Montreal 3 Graves. Weir. Croteau: rose 2. Lemaire. Boston Detroit 4 2. Esposito. Sheppard: Redmond. Berenson. Hoga- boam. Buffalo 2 at Philadelphia 4 LorenU: Philadelphia-Dornhoefer. Flett. Clement. Barber. UnitecPs first place lead cut to six LONDON Top Eng- lish soccer club Leeds United drew with Newcastle Saturday and in the First Division race was cut to six points. Reigning champion Liverpool maintained its late run in second place with a 1-9 home win against Burnley. Leeds now leads with 50 points followed by Liverpool witli 44. and Derby, Queen's Park Rangers and Ipswich, with 35 each. Leeds went ahead in the 46th minute with a typical Allan Clarke goal. The England international beat two players before driving a low shot into the net. Newcastle kept in the game, however, and Stewart Bar- radough equalised in the 51st minute. Once again Leeds failed to show the form that gave them a run of 29 games without defeat earlier in the season. Meanwhile. Liverpool scored a good victory over Burnley but had to wait for a goal by John Toshack after the 42.362 fanr had seen Burnley "miss some early chances. Former England player Alan Ball scored after IS minutes in a mediocre game, occasionally brightened with brilliant runs by' Southampton's Mick Chan non. Bob Hatton shot Birmingham into the lead in the 43rd minute and from then on Birmingham had most of the chances. Only line Comeau wins mixed title STETTLER, Roger Comeau of St. Albert rallied to dump Bernie Poloz of High Prairie 9-S Sunday to win the Alberta mixed curling championship. Comeau was tied with Lloyd Wood of Pine Point. N.W.T., at going into the final round. Wood was eliminated when he lost a 9-4 decision to Bill Mdnyk of Yellowknife, N.W.T. Comeau. down 5-4 heading into the eighth end. took four in that end and added one hi the ninth for the victory and a berth in the national final in Winnipeg later this month. In other final-round games. Keith Thompson of downed Gordon Bruce of Slave Lake 9-3 and Terry Lyon of Pincher Creek upended Dave Scott of Red Deer 7-S. goalkeeping by Bill Glazier kept Coventry in with a chance. Derby took a third-minute lead when striker Jeff Bourne scored his ninth goal in 11 matches, heading in from a pass by Bruce Rioch. Stoke equalised in the 54th. John Ritchie steering the ball home from an Allan Hudson pass. Bryan Hamilton put Ipswich ahead in the 49th minute when he slammed the ball in from a corner. Phil Boyer equalised in the 80th. touching the ball home after Suggett drove across the face of the goal. Bob Latchford scored his first goal since moving from Birmingham to Everton. but his 72nd-minule effort couldn't stop his new club from losing. Leicester's goals came in the 43rd and G6th minutes, through Frank Worthington and Steve Earle. In other games, N'ew England Whalers defeated Houston Aeros 6-3, Toronto Toros conquered Chicago Cougars 5-4 and Edmonton Oilers tied Cleveland, Crusaders 3-3. New England thumped Van- couver Blazers 7-1 Saturday, and New Jersey Knights nipped the Sharks 8-7. Walton's. efforts shot him into the league scoring lead, one point ahead of Aeros' Gordie Howe and helped the Saints extend their unbeaten streak to nine games. Walton now has 40 goals and' 51 assists for 91 points. The three goals marked the fourth time this season he has accomplished the feat, but the Saints remained nine points behind the division-leading Aeros. Quebec 6 at Winnipeg 8 Hull's third goal was the 700th of his hockey career. It was a power-play goal in the third period that was the eventual .winner. Alain Caron scored his 28th and 29th goals for the Nordiques three minutes apart. The win enabled the Jets to claim third place in the West, two points ahead of the Oilers. New England 6 at Houston 3 The Whalers moved three points ahead of Toronto Toros in the race for first place in the East as they were paced to victory by Tommy Williams and Al Karlander, who each scored twice. Gordie Howe Ifed a goal for Houston. Toronto 5 at Chicago 4 Two goals by Guy Trottier lifted the Toros to victory and nullified the Cougars' bid to improve their fifth-place position in the East. First- period goals by Rick Morris and Rosaire Paiement had given Chicago a temporary 2-1 lead. Cleveland 3 at Edmonton 3 Rob Neale, Grant Erickson and Jim Wiste each scored once in a span of less than seven minutes to give Crusaders a split in the points, as neither team was able to produce a goal in the overtime period. Jerry Cheevers. Crusaders' No. 1 goalie, was honored by the Oilers between the first and second periods for his contribution to the WHA and his play with the Western Canada Hockey League all- stars LIONS LOSE TEMPER OBERSTDORF. West Germany (Reuter) A free for all on the ice Friday night forced the abandonment of an ice hockey match between London Lions and a West German team midway through the second period. Complete car care 14 Point Electronic FOR THIS ONE PRICE YOU GET: Initial electronic scope check. 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