Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
THE U1HBRIDGE HERAIO Thursday, Morel, 15, 1973 Campbell (aces plenty of paper work National League not through with WHA NEW YORK (CP) Clarence Campbell shudders when he thinks of the mountain of paper work involved in the legal battle the National Hockey League is waging against the ri- val World Hockey Association over raiding of players. Tlie NHL president says the league is going through "one of its most important periods in history" because of what he calls the "vigorous litigation" against the WIIA. In tho meantime. Campbell wants a new tyjx] of reserve clause written for (lie KI1L. He reported Wednesday Dial the NHL board of governors spent a good part of ils two days here discussing modifications in Ihe present reserve clause. An NHL negotiating team will bring -the modifications before the NHL. Players' Association for furlher discussions Monday. Campbell wouldn't say what changes the governors dis- cussed, or agroed lo. In the NHL, the reserve clause now binds a player to a contracl for a period of ttu'ce years. Campbell emphasized thai there must be a now system tor the future, one which "hopefully works with the blessing of the j courts.1' millions of dollars to find out" the hard way that the old sys- tem has failed to prevent play- ers from breaking their con- Club owners are "spending tracts and 'jumping to the WHA Minor hockey DUNLOP FORD MEMBER FORD PENTA-CAR SYSTEM Now Available! 1973 FORD The North Stars came back from a 1-0 first period deficit and edged the Eskimos 4-3 in Midget League play Tuesday night. Tyler Murlinuk, Kevin Riley, Brian Van Barren and Doug Strum scored a goal each in Hie victory while Doug Frolic tallied twice and Barry Schmidt once for the Eskimos. In a Bantam "A" contest, tiie Canadians also battled back from a 1-fl first period deficit to defeat the Jets 3-1. Canadiens received single markers from Terry Heinrich, Albert Rache and Glen Creve while Keith Johnson replied for Economy Cars Pinto Maverick Torino SPECIAL WEEKEND RATES CALL NOWI DUNLOP FORD SALES LTD. 16th Avenue and M.M. Drive S., lethbridge Box 1234 Phone 328-8861 DUNLOP FORD Robert Wood scored three goals and led the Tigers to an easy 9-3 decision over Ibc Flames in Pco Wee hockey play Wednesday night. Daniel Zrim "chipped in with a pair of markers while J i m Allen, Bruce Besplug, Neil Court and David Woodcock anil David added singles. Brad Magyar, Peler McNally and Blair Formulae replied for the Flames. In another Pee Wee match the Falcons and Whips fouglr lo a 2-2 draw. Leslie Androkovitch and Greg and there ore fears more MIL players will cross over, espe- cially if large sums ot money io dangled as bait. Alan Eagleson, executive di- rector of the players' associ- ation, has been quoted as say- ing that if there were 40 players who made the move last year, 'there will be even more this year." Campbell said there will be Ions of paper used and million! of words written in about 15 la'vsints the NHL has pend against WHA players and clubs. It will be September or Octo- ber before the next major courl proceeding against the WHA comes up, Campbell said, anc there "will be a lot of skirmish- ing" in tho interim. "A mountain of paper" al ready has resulted from Uie lawsuits, Campbell said. haven't looked in our lawyers offices but I would say there McKeau scored for the Falcons] enough paper to fill up a room while Russel Derkson and Chris Lengyei Imliuii for the Whips. Prince Igor has no taste. Prince Igor is vodka. Pure vodka. Without 3. flicker of taste ot color ot scent A prince of a vodka. Have the Prince er tonight. don't know how the lawyer, can find anything." The meetings Tuesday and Wednesday were Campbell' first sessions since his recover} 'rom two major operations ear ler this winter. FRANCHISE !N DOUBT The governors left it up to a six-member finance committee neadcd by Bruce Norris, chaii man of the board of governors io decide on Monday whether o not Kansas City can meet th financial requirements neces- sary for final approval of it franchise. The finance commiltee ha the authority to render a fina decision on the franchise. Kansas City ran into finaneia troubles when another grou filed a lawsuit seeking to pn vent use of million in publi financing to finance the buildin of a new arena for the club. The NHL last year grants conditional franchises to Kansa City and Washington for th 1874-75 season, when the lesgu 15 due lo expand to 18 team, from 16. 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"And I imagine they'll take me out of games quicker if I'm in trouble." The arm felt good when Jen- kins reported to camp after a winter of complete rest. "It was a long he suid, "I only made one hunting trip because I was afraid I could hurt the shoulder shooting a rifle." Jenkins predicts that the Cubs, second to Pittsburgh Pi- rates in the Eastern Division last year, will be champions in 1973, "Pittsburgh is going to miss Roberto Clemenle loo he said. "I know that he heal us six or seven times last year. "Two times he did it to me. I was ahead in both games and he hit home runs off me in (he last few innings, "But it's a shame he's Jenkins added in tribute lo the late Pirates' star who died in a New Year's Eve plane crash. Miller calls Duroclier cliildisli SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) Marvin Miller, executive direc- tor of the Major League Base- ball Players Association, called Leo Bur oc her "childish" Wednesday and said the fiery Houston manager was "a free loader riding the backs of his fellow managers and players." "Bowie Kuhn, the commis- sioner, keeps harping on the goal of "Three Years of Peace' for Miller added in an informal press conference. "We make a major sfep. The even isn't dry on our agree- ment and this man (Durcoher) comes in and threatens to wreck it. "Leo has been hostile to us from the Ijeginning. I wish he would act his age." The players' executive said Durocher hadn't paid a cent inlo the pension plan yet was drawing a month In player's pension. Miller's blast at Durocher came after (he manager of the Astros called his players out of a ccntrefieM meeting Monday at Pompano Beach, at which Wilier was acquainting phyers with terms of the new agreement with the owners. As a result of his intrusion, Durocher was fined by the National League president, Charles "Chub" Feeney. A be- ligerent Durocher vowed he would not pay the fine, saying, "I will resign first and lake them lo Al Houston's training base at Cocoa, Dnrochcr said ho had talked with his attorney. He quoted the unidentified attorney as saying, "You made your .itaterficiii. thai. >uu wouldn't the fine and might go to court."