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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta IETHBRIDGE HfltAlD Wednmday, March 7, Sabres salvage tie ivith Kings Islanders surpass mark set by inept California strong winds If a Gael can be considered a win then Ihese four players can be credited with kicking up quite a ruckus. From left lo right are, Werner Schmiegelt, Guenther Macht, Ray lisler and Ed Dick. All four play with Kate Andrews Gaels of Coaldale and all will be out to put the grabs on Ihe Southwest Boys' hoop crown. By THE CANADIAN PRESS The biggest-ever crowd for a weekday National Hockey League game at Nassau Coli- seum saw hometown New York fslanders set a league record for losses Tuesday night. The Islanders, in their first NHL season, had fans watching as they were defeated 3-2 by Montreal Canadiens for their MLh loss in 68 season games. California Golden Seals set tht previous record of 53 losses in the 1970-71 season. It was the Islanders' 22nd home-ice defeat, one short of ;he record set by Los Angeles Kings in 1971-72. And. the New York expansion club has to suf- fer only one more defeat on the road to break the mark of 32 set by California, also in 71. In the only other NHL game Tuesday, Buffalo Sabres skated Goalies Ken Dryden of Montreal and Gerry Desjarduis of New York kepi the second period scoreless and only Islander lame I terming beat Dryden in tire final period. The win moved the Canadiens !2 points in front ot second-place New York Rangers in the East Division. Bookie defenceman Larry Carriere beat Los Angeles goalie Rogatien Vachon with slapshot early in the Ihird period .to earn the tie for Buffalo. The tie put Buffalo two points in front of fifth-place Detroit lied Wings in the battle for the last playoff spot to the East Division. The Kings are two points behind fourth-place St. Louis Blues in the West. The Kings had taken a 2-0 lead on home ice after goals by Butch Goring and Frank St. Marseille but Jim Lorentz' the mark of the second period put an end to Vachon's string of scoreless hockey which included shutouts in his previous two games. The Sabres continue their West Coast trip with a gama tonight against California while Toronto Maple Leafs are at Montreal, Philadelphia Flyers at New York against the Hangers, Boston at St. Louis, Detroit at Atlanta and Pitts-burgh at Minnesota. Stop Jets before they can, win all Nationals serious about playoffs Rowdy contest in Tass sees Red Devils win BLAIRMORE, Alia. John _ Hawkins and Derek Haas each uTwiThThe I scored two goals Tuesday night Los Aneeles to helP lhe Pass Reti Devils Islanders winger Brian Spen- Abridge Sugar Kings cer scored early in the first brawl-MIed Alberta Ju- ried but goals by Yvan Courno-1 mor Hockey ycr, Frank Mahovlich and rookie Murray Wilson within a nine-minute period were all tho Canadiens needed. 46-36 and were charged with four of seven-minor penal- tics. The Falcons were also assessed two misconducts and By TIIE CANADIAN PRESS- Ottawa Nationals moved out of the World Hockey Associ- ation Eastern Division cellar and into playoff contention in a big way Tuesday night, The Nals "psel Winnipeg Jets, the Western leaders, 5-2 for their fifth straight win. A record Ottawa crowd of saw the Nationals snap Winni- peg's winning streak at 10 games. The victory moved Ottawa Into a tie with Philadelphia Blazers and New York Raiders. Each has 60 points, 12 behind second-place New England Whalers and one ahead of sixth- place Quebec Norctiques, who were beaten S-2 by Los Angeles Sharks. In other Tuesday games. Chi- cago Cougars edged Phila- delphia 2-1 in overtime and Alberta Oilers, also in overtime. Wayne Carleton, with his 37th and 33th goals of the season, paced the Nationals who outshot the Jets 42-23. Winnipeg playing coach Minnesota Fighting Saints beat I Bobby Hull was on the ice al- Chicago Bulls lose to Jabbar Brocket, Limdbreck boxers tops Eleven even matches were staged in the second annual Lethbridge Boxing Club card recently staged at tlie Leth- bridge Correctional Institute. The Brocket Boxing Club and Lundbreck Boxing Club earn- ed four victories apiece while the host Lethbridge Boxing Club managed to win the re- maining three bouts. The results are as follows, Justin Prairie Chicken BBC 50 Ibs.; Frank Simpson LBC 53 Iba., Brian Stump BBC 60 Ibs., Stan Simpson LBC 80 Ibs., Al- vih Wicks LBC 75 Ibs., Andy Stump BBC 100 Ibs., Gary Greenway Leth. 100 Ibs., Har- old Forish LBC 100 Ibs., Mark Big Smoke BBC 126 Ibs., Con- rail Sincennes Leth. 135 Ibs., Charlie Prongy Leth. 158 Ibs. opposition showed up for Carmen Rinke in the 147 Ib. class. Rinke, of Lethbridge, will rep- resent this area in the U.S.A. Western Golden Gloves in Salt Lake, Utah Mar. 16-17. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS I Boston Celtics and New York Knicks turned to their benches (or help Tuesday night but Mil- waukee Bucks, as usual, left it to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. With the 7-foot-2 Abdul-Jabbar scoring 21 of his 31 points in the second half, the Bucks fought off a Chicago comeback for key 96-88 victory and opened a four-game lead over the Bulls in the Midwest Division, the Na- tional Basketball Association's closest race. Meanwhile, subs Art Williams and Henry Finkel helped the Celtics to a 127-112 triumph over Buffalo while Dick Barnell and young John Gianelli gave the Knicks a lift toward their 106-94 win over Seattle. Elsewhere, Los Angeles de- feated Portland 114-102, Golden State trimmed Detroit 108-9; and Phoenix downed Cleveland 110-102. LEAD BY SIX Boston's Williams and Dave Cowens led a fourth-quarta drive that carried the Celtics past Buffalo and kept them six games ahead of New York i. the Atlantic Division. It was Boston's 12th consecutive vie lory over the'Braves in thre seasons. Jo Jo White and John Havh eek topped the Celtics with 2 points eachl Cowens scorec eight of his 24 in the linal pe- riod and Williams came off th "enlre got in foul trouble. Bill Bradley led New York to 22-6 lead hi the opening 7% minutes against Seattle as the Knicks snapped their only hree-game losing streak of the ieason. Bradley finished with 29 whits and Walt Frazler had 27. Harriett came in and sank three [ey baskets in the third period INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER SPRING SPECIALS! inch late in the third quarter get Boston's fast break roll ing. Finkel gave Coweus i realher when the starting most 40 minutes of the game the Ottawa fore-checking imited him to six shots on goal vhich were turned back by net- minder GHles Gratton. Gavin Kirk, Bob Charlebois and Tom Martin got the other Ottawa goals while Norm Beau- din and Bob Ash scored for the Jets. The Nationals, however, needed the support of Uie Sharks to move past Quebec in the standings and that help didn't come until the mark of overtime at Los Angeles when J. P. Leblanc scored the winner. Francis Lacombe had given Quebec a 2-1 lead in the second period but Joe Szura's riod score sent the match into MONTREAL NY ISLANDERS 1 First Period 1. Islanders, -jr 13 (Cameron) 1, Montreal, Cournoyer 37 (Murdoch) 3. Mon- treal, F. Mahovllch 32 (Lemalre, La Fleur) t. Montreal, Wilson 12 (La rose, Lapolnte) Penalllr Harris Spencer Second Parlocf Ho scoring, Pen- ally Cournoyer Third Period s. islanders, nlng 6 (Gagrvon, MlkVielsorO 4.14. Perv ally H.M. Shots goal by is n 11 LOS ANGELH 1, BUFFALO 2 SUMMARY Ffrst Period 1. Angeles, St. Marseille 13 (Marottel Penalllw Lesufc, Second Period 2. Los Angeles. Goring 2! (Maloney, Corrlgant 3. Buffalo, Lorentz 35 Carrlerc) Penalties Berry Corrt- Martin, Lemleux Per- reault Third Period Buffalo, Carriers 1 Penalllts Carrfere Korak, HIMman choke oft while Gianelli Seattle scored rally eight Cardston wins title overtime. Tom Gilmore got the Sharks' opening goal in the first period arid Andre Gaudelte also scored (or Quebec. Rosaire raiment's 27tli goal of the season after four minutes of overtime at Chicago gave the Cougars their victory over Philadelphia. Philadelphl a's Johnny McKenzie and Bob Whitlock of the Cougars accounted for the other goals in the Jirst period. McMAHON HAS WINNER Minnesota, got by Alberta on the strength of Mike McMahon's power-play goal at of overtime after the Saints had struggled back from a 3-1 Shots on goal by Buffalo Los Angttet Atl-ndsnte first-period deficit. The Oilers built AGRICULTURAL FILTERS 6 or more 601986R! REVERSIBLE CHISEL 10% Cardston Keral's Western ami Sports captured the City Sen- ior Men's Basketball League clianvpionship title with a con- vincing 96-67 victory over the Ebony Hawks Tuesday night. Cardston, who also won the league pennant title with an 18- 0 record, racked up four straight decisions in the play- offs to cart away the title. In last Dight's match, Tim Tollestrup notched SO points in leading the Cardston squad to victory. Teammates Kendon Eakelt and Elaine Bunnage added 18 and 15 points respectively while Rick Neilson hooped 26 and Gil Wosnack 12 in a losing cause. Cardston led 41-20 at the 1 Meanwhile Cardston will also host the Alberta Senior "B" Men's championship finals March 16-17. Eight teams from various parts of the province will tske part in ths two-day affair. their lead with goals by Ken Baird, Steve Carlyle and Rusty Patenaude while Wayne Connelly got the first Minnesota goal. Bill Klatt scored in the second period and Ted Hampson in the third to force the game into overtime. Cleveland Crusaders visil New England Whalers anc Houston Aeros are at Los Ange- les for tonight's games. JUNIOU HABS SOLD KINGSTON, Ont. (CP) 12-man Kingston group has pur chased Montreal Junior Cana dicns franchise for an will operate a team in the On tario jtockey Association Junio A hockey league next season, i was announced today. The announcement, made at news conference, written statement real by Her Smith, president of the Senior A Kingston Aces, sayin v.'C'.ilrt nsase Et the end of this season. iaiders, Voyageurs see action Ilia Lethbridge Voyageurs and Berjian Raiders will hit the road in provincial playoff ac- ion tonight. Voyageurs will open their two game total-goal Pee Wee playoff series at 7 p.m. in Taber tonight while the Raid- ers travel to Vulcan for the irst game of a two-game total- Bantam "C" series. Meanwhile In Midget League action Tuesday night, Keith Mi- yashiro scored three limes and ed the A.C.T. Bantam Reps to a 4-2 victory over the Labor :lub Bees. Don Higa chipped in with a solo effort while Dale Plycia and Darrel Vogt replied for the Bees. In another contest, the Maple Loafs grabbed second place in the Bantam "A" standings by banking the Maroons 4-0. James Severtson scored a pair of goals in the while Walter Montina and Gord Keith rnnped in singles. Brer.t Montieth fired in two goals and paced the Marlando to a 6-1 decision over the Voya gears. Allan Gepneris, Neal Provey John Jacotreon and John Fra ser tallied a goal apiece for the M-inners while Fred Thomp son managed the lone goal in losing cause. Ivan Christensen, Mel Zinger, Lyle Murray, Rick Jackson and Rob FSockhart had the other goals for The Pass. Barrel! Zaparniuk and Brent McCrack- en replied for tlie losers. Red Devils' goalie Brent Ma- son and his Lethbridge coun- terpart, Ted Stokes, were thrown out of the game after they became involved in fights. The Pass was charged with 18 penalties, including two majors and six game misconducts, Lethbridge was 'assessed 11 penalties, including two majors and- five game misconducts. The Pass outshol Lethbridge 42-33. In Calgary Red Deer Hus- tlers downed Calgary Canucks 7-5 to move past the Canucks into first place. Calgary, two points behind Red Deer, has two games re- maining, while the Rustlers have completed their season. Gord Dillon led Red Deer with two goals, with singles by Barry Lassiter, Greg Scott, Darryl Wallis, Terry Wittchen and Doug Lindskog. Elaine McLeod and Roger Bourque each had two goals for [Calgary and Roger La- moureaux had one. Calgary oulshot Red Deer 46- 0 and took five of nine minor penalties. The teams split two I'VE ALWAYS UACKEO GOOB JUCXJivlENT, AN EXAMPLE- majors. In Drumheller Greg Styles cored with just over one min- ute to nloy to enable Edmon- on Mets to gain a 6-6 tie with )rumheHer Falcons Tuesday iight, There was no scoring in an iverlime period. Peter Skrahyk had two goals or the Mets, with others coni- ng from Glen Roberts, Ron Bignell and Jim Hoyda. Dale Booth and Roger Mitchell each ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES Celtics grab one point lead LONDON (CP) Glasgow Celtic edged to a one-point lead over arch soccer rivals Glasgow Rangers at the top of the Scott- ish First Division with a 1-0 win over Morton Tuesday night. A first-ha'f goal clinched vic- tory for Celtic and brought its points total to 42 for 26 games. In the English League, Bir- mingham City earned its sixth point from its last five games with a 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace in a vital first-division relegation battle. ALBERTA JUNIOR W L Red Dser <3 IS Calgary 43 1i 25 IB 2ft 31 Lheller The Pass Edmonlon Lelhbridge 23 32 9-19 T F A PIS 2 346 134 88 0 US ?U Si 1 331 240 S3 0 2W 52 2 237 293 48 0 211 16 NATIONAL LEAGUE Easr Division Montreal Rangers Brclon Buffalo Delroir Toronto Vancouver Islanders St. Louis Los Anp. PIUS Atlanta Calif. T F A P 44 S 14 275 149 102 42 17 6 2iB 167 90 41 19 5 27S 200 87 33 22 11 225 180 77 32 11 213 197 75 21 33 9 194 J13 51 17 42 8 1M 299 4? 9 W i 141 307 23 We it Division 3fi 22 8240192 8C 31 24 24T 222 71 31 25 8 212 191 7t 27 28 10 191 61 16 31 10 194 21 i il 27 32 7 212 212 61 24 29 13 169 150 61 -H 41 14 279 3! WORLD ASSOCIATION Eastern Divisi W L 'eland 37 IS f Eng 35 26 nUa 50 35 York 29 36 SPRING 602207R2 SWEEP Reg. SPRING SPECIAL O 7Q 602592R2 SWEEP n SPRING SPICIAt O.WO 603891R1 SWEEP Reg. SPRING SPECIAl each 5.58 602593R2 SWEEP Reg. SPRING SPECIAl HI-TRAN FLUID 5 gal. pail. SPRING SPECIAL (3 or more CHECK OUR SPECIALS ON OUR TRACTOR RADIOS WE ALSO HAVE A FULL IENE OF BATTERIES (6 volt and 12 volt) International Harvester PARTS DEPARTMENT 11.85 304 STAFFORD DRIVE PHONE 327-3152 Players trade families A different baseball trade FORT LAUDERDALE. Fla. (AP) Pitchers Fritz Peter- son and Mike Kekich, long- time New York Yankee team- mates, said Monday they have exchanged wives and families through a mutual agreement. "We both had happy mar- riages but we thought we could find greater said Kekich, explaining tho arrangement. was not a wife said Peterson, "but a life swap." "We have traded the pitchers said. Peterson and Susan Krfdch apparently are happy to- gether and Fritz said they plan to divorce their spouses in New Jersey when the team moi'es north. Kekich and Marilyn Peterson arc not currently together. The children involved are Greg and Eric Peterson, ages and and Kristen and Leigh Kekich, ages 6 and 2Vi. "Tha players' personal lives are their said Yankee manager Ralph Houk, who re- vealed tha situation lo writers a press conference Mon- day. "I am only concerned in how it affects their pitching arc1, the club." Trie situation between (lie two families began last sum- mer, the pitchers said. Kekieh End his wife, and Pe- terson and hi.s wife, Marilyn, had always been close- friends. "There have beci laughs, screams ar.d tears throughout this whole said Kck- icli. "We discussed it from last .Inly until the end of the sea- son. We tried switching fami- lies for a while and then met in Chicago and relumed home with our original families. After 10 days, it all blew up Dgain." Peterson took the story up from there. "The point of no return was reached Dee, aaid Fritz. "Marilyn and our boys flew west to joui Mike in Califor- nia and Susan and the girls flew east to me. They must have passed in mid-air." "Pete and Susan are great for each said Kekich. "They are like hibernating bears. "I thought Chip and I were perfectly suited but things de- veloped and we began to butt I'cads. She would have been Ihe first of her family lo gel divorce. It became loo much for her and she began to worry." Peterson, meanwhile, saJd he and Susan were happy to- gether. "Susan was a perfect per- son for said Fritz. "We were both dominated by our mates. "I was henpecked. I had to call home before doing any- thing. We thought this would give the four of us a chance 16 be people." Peterson expressed sorrow that Kekich and Chip had not found happiness. "We built from ground up while theirs was an in- said Peterson. "Ours kept didn't. This was the biggest decision of my life. I'm not l-'iig back. I can't go hack. I have regrets only for my kids." iltawa 27 33. 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