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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta lotu-day, March It, 1971 THI IETH5BIOOI HWAIB 19 Blues tie Seals 2-2 ANOTHER TITLE Rocky Groziano ma kei wilh two fish in New York Friday after ho was named to the Boxing Hall of Fame, Sports wrllers and broadcasters rramed the former middleweight title holder In balloting conducted by Ring Magazine. Sandy Saddler was also named. (AP Wiraphoto) Having best season ever Trembia) full of finesse By AL MCNEIL Canndinn Press.Staff Writer J. C. Tremblay knows only one way to play fi- nesse. And for most of his 11 Na- tional Hockey League seasons with Montreal Canadiens, the 33-y e a r -o 1 d defence man has proved that it works. When it hasn't critical fans In the Montreal Forum have let him know about a tor- rent of boos. But J. C. himself harbors few Illusions about the style of play. Never a hitting detenceman, ho relies heavily on his stick and skates and has become a mas- ter of filching the puck from the sticks of onrushing opponents. In addition, few defencemen In Uia league today can carry the puck out of their own end- one of the most important func- tions of such au- thority. An all-star at mid-season, Tremblay is having what could turn out to be his best offensive output of his lengthy career, 49 ASSISTS ALREADY So far he has scored six goals and has assisted in 49 others. Last season, his best, Tremblay scored 11 goals and assisted in 52 others for a career-high 63 points. As a bonus, he provided the Montreal club with three goals and 14 assists in its 20- game drive to the Stanley Cup. In addition to attempting to better last season's point total, Tremblay will be busy this weekend trying to help the Can- adiens overtake second-place New York Rangers in the NHL's East Division race. The Canadiens are riding an It- game unbeaten victo- ries and one tie. Both the Rangers, with 103 points and the Canadiens with 99, have eight games remaining in the 78-game schedule. The Canadiens are at home to Minnesota North Stars in one of four contests scheduled for to- night. The Rangers visit Phila- Clancy asks for silence TORONTO (CP) Toronto Maple Leaf hockey fans are asked to observe a restrained silence next time the Leaf a mount a power play attack. King Clancy, Leafs interim coach, says Toronto fans are among the best in the Na- tional Hockey League but ho wishes they would stop chant- ing "Shoot! Shoot! when Leafs are working a power play. "I don't want the guys to shoot until they have a legiti- mate scoring opportunity, pre- ferably a point-blank shot at the said Clancy. CONESTOGA MOTOR HOME 1502 2nd AVE. i. by tEIHBRIDGE, A IT A. McDONELL MANUFACTURING THE MOST COMPACT MOTOR HOME ON THE MARKET TODAY. 18, 22 ond 24 ft. capacity Motor Hornet THE smoothest riding Motor Home made today THE Home wilh Ihe least noise insido while travelling THE only Motor Home available today wilh the riding quality of o targo automobile THE Manner of construction of the 22 ft. capacity motor Home with recessed bumpers is thfl only Motor Home known lodoy wirh fwin gaucho beds and gaucho dinette that can bo lawfully parked at a parking meter of any city THIS Motor Home has more upper cupboard and stor- age spacs than most other makes CAtt at our factory ond see for yourself, check tho conslruction and make comparisons TRY OUR RENTAL PLAN lelphla Flyers, Chicago Black Jawks play the Maple Leafs in Toronto, and Pittsburgh Pen uins are in Angeles against the Kings. Sunday night Montreal jour neys to Detroit to play the Red iVings; Toronto is at New York Suffalo Sabres visit Chicago and Pittsburgh is in OaUlam against California Golden Seals In Sunday afternoon ga Minnesota plays in Boston against Ihe Bruins, while St Blues visit Vancouve: Canucks. Friday night's two schedule' ;ames saw Vancouver at Bui :alo and California at St. Louis MORE CONSISTENT In other seasons, the bigges knock against Tremblay has been his failure to play well o the road. But coach Scotty man of the Canadiens said Fri day that the defence man appar ently has overcome this obsta cle to become "consistent" dur ing road games. Since the club started Us re- cent move up, Tremblay been pretty Bowma said. "Sure, he's been caught couple of times, but not to often." Tremblay probably draws a tention because of his vast re] ertoire of fancy feints and h forays into opposition territor; But his blunders stand out the more because of these. Gilles Tremblay, no relatlo to J. C., but a long-time team mate before his retiremen' probably sums up.the defenct man's style best. "When's he's right he coul play a whole shift without Gilles says. "He control the puck so well with hi skates." J. C. agrees nnd says it woul be no accident if he did. "I've practised doing It lo years." Golden Bears third SHERBROOKE, Que. (CP) Two experienced hockey cldl will meet today in the sudde death championship game the Canadian Intercollegia Athletic Union hockey tourn tnent. University of Toronto Blue who have won the championshi in five of the last six years, tal on the St. Mary's Universi Huskies of Halifax, Atlantic f oalists for the past four season Meanwhile, University of berta Golden Bears won tht consolation final Friday nigh defeating Sir George William University Georgians Jack Gibson scored two goa for Alberta Friday night as tl Western Canada Intercollegia Athletic Association champion weathered a Sir George com back with three late third-peril goals. Gerry LeGrandeur, Dav While nnd Steve Carlyle wei tho other Golden Bears' mark men while Barry Cullen score both Sir George goals. New setting doesn't help Oakland By IAN MacLAINE Canadian Press Slnff Writer California Golden Seals were laying in an unfamiliar selling Mday night, so there's little oubt they were satisfied with he 2-2 outcome of their Na- tional Hockey League game with St. Louis Blues. The Seals were playing on home ice, the Oaklaiid-Alameda County Coliseum, but more than fans jammed the arena where the players are usually ANNUAL banquet of the Lethbridge Fish and Game Association will be held tonight (Sat- urday) starting at p.m. Refreshments will be followed by the banquet at 7 p.m. and dancing at 9 p.m. Charge is per per- son, with no membership requirements. The banquet will be held in Ericksen's Family Restaurant. There may be some tickets available at the door. Foremost will be providing the music. If you have an itclung to catch some lunker trout before the lakes and streams of southern Al- berta are open, why not take a whack at the dolly vardens and rainbows in Kootenay Lake? Sam Kadonaga recently took a 15 pounder on a blue-black. This was a repeat to a similar-sized rain- bow Sam took a week earlier in (he big lake. George Taggart took a 10-pound dolly out of the lake near Boswell. Several other hits are reported from the Koot- enays, but In the majority of the instances anglers were unable to hold onto their strikes. Don't forget storms can whip up quickly at this time of the year on the Kootenay. In this pan of the country, we're still hanging on to see what happens at Tyrrell's Lake. There have been some reports there has been an extensive win- ter kill because of a scarcity of oxygen in the water, but this has not been substantiated. A biological report released this year suggested there are very few rainbows left in Tyrrell's, despite the heavy stockings that have taken place during the past two years. High water temperatures, water with high salt content and heavy kills by scavenging sea- gulls are given as some of the reasons for the high mortality. Nevertheless, scores of anglers refuse to give up on Tyrrell's and their efforts appear to be paying off at least to some degree. Happiest are the an- glers from nearby New Dayton, Warner and Milk River who reported good catches last fall and again through the ice during the whiter when weather con- ditions permitted. Members of the TyrreU's Lake Fishermen's As- sociation placed a new screen at the intake near the south-east corner of the lake during the past week. Wind action is starting to open the shoreline and if the blow continues, a sizeable portion the lake should be open by this weekend. About 150 feet of the shore is clear of Ice around the south-east corner. One overly-anxious rainbow ap- peared to want to jump the screen gate after the screening was placed in position. Some anglers report catches of two and three trout per outing. Size has varied from two to four pounds. Bets are there should be plenty of action at the lake this spring. Even the non-believers are expected to be out. We'll just have to wait and see. reconciled to listening to echoes in emptiness. Blues' Frank St. Marseille ruined an otlierwise perfect evening wlien he rammed in his own rebound early in the third period to pull St. Louis on even terms after the Seals had held leads of 1-0 and 2-1. The result did little to straighten out the tangled West Division playoff race and lelt St. Louts in third place, ono point up on the Seals and two ahead of Philadelphia Flyers with Pittsburgh Penguins an- ther two points back. The only other game sehed- .ed Friday was an East Divi- ion battle of futility where Van' ouver Canucks, in the cellar, .osed within two points of sixth-place Biiffalo by dump-ing 10 Sabres 6-2, With California and St, Louis die tonight, Philadelphia and 'iltsburgh will be making up ieir game in hand, the Flyers t home to New York Rangers and the Penguins visiting Los Angeles Kings. IAWKS CAN CLINCH Elsewhere, Chicago Black lawks can nail down first place n the West during their visit to 'oronlo's Maple Leaf Gardens vhile Minnesota North Stars Montreal Canadiens, The North S'lars are in Boston against the Bruins and St. Louis at Vancouver for Sunday after- noon games while Toronto visits tew York, Montreal is at De roit Red Wings, Buffalo in Chi- cago and Pittsburgh at Califor- nia at night. The fans in the seat Coliseum were the most ans the Seals have been able to draw with an expansion club In own. Even the pro-expansion Chicago, Detroit, Montreal, New York and Tbron no certain box-office at ractions. But with the Californi ans un- dergoing a near complete house- cleaning since Cliarley Finley moved in over a year ago, and n the heat of a playoff battle the Kelly green-clad Seals are z young and hustling club that lave been attracting fans on the road. FANS TAKE NOTFCE It was only a matter of time aefore the Bay Area started to ,ake notice. In Buffalo, goals by Andri Boudrias, Dave Baton and Tec Taylor in the seiond period broke up a I-t game and sen (he Canucks away to a 6-1 lea( before Craig Ramsay closed ou the Buffalo scoring with 10 sec onds left in the game. The Canucks, with dgh games remaining, have tw games in hand on the Sabres. In other developments Friday Rangers' higli-scoring winger Rod Gilbert, left the team to re- turn to New York to underg examination of a muscle injury in his neck. However, he isn' expected to miss tonight's game t Philadelphia. The Flyers, meanwhile, have run into a rash of goaltending n juries and called up Bob Sued- on from Seattle Totems of the Vestera Hockey League to sup- For the record: The Lethbridge Fish and Game Association last year donated ?300 to a deserving stu- dent taking conservation at the Lethbridge Commu- nity College. This is to take the place of several small contributions the association has made annually in the past. And, work parties are being planned by the asso- ciation to complete the pair of skeet traps the or- ganization purchased last year for One build- ing has already been set up; the second is nearly ready to go. Range chairman Bob Vair says there'll be a need for several work parties to complete the installations. Hunters are in for a bad time unless they smarten up and realize just what is happening. The Munici- pal District of Foothills has now made it illegal to shoot on privale or public property within the MD. The MD of Rockyview passed a bylaw to that effect last year. The two MDs surround the city of Calgary and stretch out into the neighboring farm and ranchlands. The bylaw action is a follow-up to complaints by fanners and ranchers concerning pro- erty damage and unsafe conditions that result from indiscriminate shooting by a few punks. The national park service has decided it will can- cel this year the operations of nine youth hostels in Banff National Park. Park officials feel that by cater- ing to the youths, it is creating a precedent and fav- oring a select group. How right, and about time. Minor hockey Grant Weins scored two sec- ond period goals and guided tho Canucks to a hard fought 3-2 win over the Tigeis last night. Allan Gepneris chipped In with a singleton while Danny I-aronde and Bob Odney replied for the Tigers. Tiio Vikings tallied three un- answered goals in the third per- iod to manago a 4-4 draw with the Flyers in Peo Wea action Friday night. Diiane Pytcia scored twice for the Vikings while Boyrl Cave and E. Reid added singles. Mike Dellcer fired in Iv, markers for the Flyers whil Jeff Richards and Dwaync Pep per cliipped In with solo efforts Jake Stientmner tallied a ha trick and led the Canadiens I a 9-1 romping over the Mapl Leafs. Jim Martin chipped In with pair of goals while Doug Kita guchl, Warrick Kcvi liiley and Kim Torfason adrle singles. Danny Jliedclhubpr manage the Ions Leafs' AL1FORNIA 1 ST. 1 First Period 1. California, Sfew- rt 1 [Plnrfer, Smith) Penolild Sabourfr, odmond Secord Period I. St. Louis, Rob- rto 3. California, Croleau I (Redmond, Penalties -Shfriyr end Egeri Ungtr U37- Thlrd Period 4. Sf. Loull, SI. IS, Penally Crisp Shell on goal by t. Louli 11 alirornlB..........10 II VANCOUVER 4 BUFFALO I First Period 1. Vancouver, ,uevj-emonT 13 [BoudrlasO 2. Buffalo, Robert 9, Penalties port backup goaltender Don McLeod. McLcod got Into the lineup after Doug 1'avcll was sidelined with a back problem and rookie Bob Taylor sprained hla lea thumb. Summaries BoJdy Watson KurlentJCh Period 1 Vancouver, Boudrlai 23 (Belcn) 4, Vancou- ver, Balon :i [GL'Bvremont, Tallon) 5. Vancouver, Taylor 1 (Lemleux, Palement) Pefiairiei Connelfy, HIM man ble minors PrafJ Jchelll Third Period t Vancouver, Ward 3, 7. Vancouver, Kearns 3 (Kami, Guevremonl) 8. Buffalo, Ram- say 6 [HamllfOfi, Wye-rub) Pen- Schella iVtarlln Ui2j Atkinson Lawswi Shcti on Vancouver 1 Buffalo IB I Kings in need of victories Trailing Hie Red Deer Rust- !ers by two points in Alberta Junior Hockey League semi- 'inal playoff action spell? trou- ble. Lethbridge Sugar Kings find themselves in that threatening I Monday, position right now, but will try tlie league finals against the winners of tlic Edmonton Maplq Leal Calgary Canucks series. Season ticket holders are re- quested to pick up their tickets by 6 p.m. Sunday and p.m. and alleviate their predicament with two victories on home ice. Sugar Kings will host the Rustlers Sunday and Monday at Henderson Ice Centre. Sunday's match is slated for 7 p.m. while Monday's encoun- ter is set for 8 p.m. Sugar Kings opened their best of seven series in Red Dear last weekend and came home with one out of a possible four points. Rustlers, who are the defend- ing Alberta Junior Cana- dian Tier 2 champions managed a 3-3 tie in the playoff opener and then came back the follow- ing day to upend the Kings 7-1. The team that earns eight points or more will advance to Minor soccer meeting Monday The Lethbridge Minor Soccer League mil hold a meeting in the "All Purpose Room" at the Civic Centre starting at 7 p.m. Monday. The meeting will be type ot rally for all interested boys be- tween the ages of 10-16 who would like to participate in the league this year. Presentation of trophies as well as medals to the players of the Royals end Black Hawks will also be featured. Regina assured of first plaee By THE CANADIAN PRESS Tlegina Pats, sophomores In the Western Canada Hockey League, have been assured of a first-place finish to the league's east division, The Pals, sparked by rookie centre Dennis Sobchuk, edged second-place Saskatoon Blades 5-4 Friday night. Blades trail the leaders by seven points and have only three regular-season to play. Last year, the Pats finished their first season in fourth place in the east and were knocked out of the division semi-fmals by Flin Flon Bombers. In other games Friday, Winni- peg Jefs defeated Brandon Wheat Kings 7-6, Swift Current Broncos upset Medicine Hat Ti- gers 6-3 and Edmonton Oil Kings titmnced Vancouver Nats 7-0. In Regina, fJobchuk Boored three goals including the win- ner. He now has 56 goals and is the highest-scoring rookie in the league. Rick Uhrtch and Clark Gillies each Kored'single goals for the Pats while Sandy McOannel" and Lawrence Sacharuk each got two for the Blades. Saskatoon outshot Regina 33- 28 but Bernle Germaine turned in a strong performance for Rc- gina. ATTENTION BOWLERS! GLENDALE BOWL requests that oil former leagues end oil new leagues who wish Jo reserve lanej for the 1972-73 tea son., contact Bow! Manager MR. ROGER FLEXHAUG af 328-3311 Immediately! Advance tickets for the game! will be on sale starting at 5 p.m. nt Henderson Ice Centra Sun' clay. HAZEL ROZELLE DIES LOS ANGELES (AP) Hare] Viola Rozelle, the mother of Na- tional Football League commis- sioner Pete Rozelle, died Thursday at St. Francis Hospi- tal in suburban Lymvood, offi- cials said Friday. She was 73. 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