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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, March 21, 1974 EXPLORE CANADA IN 74 EMortod by Rill, But, or Air EuUrn or WMtern Cinidi, Yukon and N.W.T. For complete Information bookings contact- ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Vlllaga Mall Phona 328-3201 The Herald Sports LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower 7th Street Shopping Mall Lethbridge, Alberta Phone (403) 328-7411 ADDING MACHINES Scores hat-trick for Wings Redmond haunts old mates By GLENN COLE The Canadian Press On Jan. 13, 1971, Montreal Canadiens traded Mickey Redmond, Guy Charron and Billy Collins to Detroit Red Wings for left winger Frank Mahovlich. Redmond came back Wednesday night to haunt his old teammates by scoring three times as Detroit outlasted Montreal 7-6 in one of four National Hockey League games. But the Canadiens were able to maintain their three-point edge over New York Rangers in the battle for second in the NHL East as the Rangers lost 7-5 to Vancouver Canucks. In other games, New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins.tied 1-1 and Buffalo Sabres upset Chicago Black Hawks 3-2. Red Wings 7 Canadiens 6 "I feel just said Redmond, who brought his season's goal total to 49 with his second three-goal game of the year and fourth of his career. Redmond is the hottest scorer in the league in Alberta Cup finals The 1975 Canada Winter Games Ski Committee have completed the final arrangements for the Alberta Cup Finals to be held at Westcastle this weekend. The two-day event sanctioned Dy the National and Alberta divisions of the Canadian Ski Association will get underway Saturday while concluding Sunday. The Alberta Cup Finals are the last in a series of races which will serve as the basis for chosing the Alberta team that will compete in the 1975 Canada Winter Games. Entry fees for the two-day affair have been set at and all registrations must be submitted on CSA division form. The opening run for the most important meet is scheduled for a 10 o'clock start Saturday morning while the second run will follow at p.m. Meanwhile an officials and coaches meeting has been organized for a nine o'clock start at the Town Hall in Pincher Creek Friday night. All officials and coaches must attend. CHAIRMAN RESIGNS ALBANY. N.Y. (CP) Emil Mosbacher resigned Wednesday as chairman of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, effective March 31. No successor has been named for the a year job. Mosbacher was appointed by former governor Nelson Rockefeller on Aug. 6. 1973. and his letter of resignation noted he had agreed to hold the post for only six months the second half with 28 goals in 31 games. "Have I had a game like that in here before? I don't think so. "This was one of those games. It was wide open for both teams." Redmond was set up twice by Charron and on his third goal, with a little more than eight minutes gone in the third period, he took a drop pass from Bill Hogaboam. Canucks 7 Rangers 5 John Gould's goal with 70 seconds remaining in the third period snapped a 5-5 tie and Dennis Ververgaert added an insurance goal for the Canucks into an empty net with 31 seconds remaining. The Rangers jumped into a 3-0 lead in the first period but two goals by Don Lever late in Crusaders in deep trouble By THE CANADIAN PRESS Cleveland Crusaders' bid to capture second place in the East Division of the World Hockey Association was thwarted Wednesday by Hous- ton Aeros, who completed a successful quest for division honors in the West. The Aeros defeated the Crusaders 5-4 to clinch first place while Edmonton Oilers rallied to a 2-2 overtime tie with New England Whalers and New Jersey Knights defeated Los Angeles Sharks 8-5. B.C. gals in front HALIFAX (CP) British Columbia picked up two wins in Canadian senior women's curling action Wednesday to take over first place with a 6-1 record. The B.C. team skipped by Flora Martin of Victoria whip- ped Dagney Kradovill of Wey- burn, Sask., 11-3 in an afternoon match and then defeated Newfoundland 14-7 in a night round. Before Wednesday's play, B.C. and Saskatchewan were tied in first place with 4-1 records. But two losses dropped Sas- katchewan into a second-place tie with Ivy Lord of Saint John, N.B.; Jeanette Blair of St. John's, Nfld.; Rita Proulx of Quebec City and Elizabeth MacDonald of Charlottetown, P.E.I. All have 4-3 records. They were followed by Dorothy Shields of Medicine Hat. Alta.. and Fran MacLean of Dartmouth, N.S., who had 3-4 marks. Joyce Black of Oshawa, Ont., was 2-5 and Jean Demetriof of Winnipeg 1- 6. In other action in the after- noon round. Quebec beat Manitoba 12-4, Prince Edward Island defeated New Brunswick 12-7, Alberta edged Ontario 10-9 and Newfoundland downed Nova Scotia 12-9. In the seventh round, it was Alberta 10 Saskatchewan 8, Nova Scotia 9 Ontario 7, New Brunswick 11 Manitoba 8, Quebec 10 P.E.L 8. Lethbrldge Amateur Diving Club RECREATIONAL and COMPETITIVE DIVING Minimum 10 Registration for First 3 Month Session CIVIC CENTRE Saturday March 23rd 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: D. HACKSON PhOM 327-0857 or MILTON WRAY PhOM 327-3370 MECHANIC WANTED Capable of doing all phases of genera) light duty mechanical repairs with a large volume of this being power train work. Will consider 3rd or 4th year apprentice. Offering above average benefits such as 5.00 per hour and no Saturday work. CONTACT THE SERVICE MANAGER DUNLOP FORD 1S10 Mayor McflnMi Drive Phone The Aeros now have 93 points and are beyond reach of the runner-up Minnesota Fighting Saints. The Oilers moved into third place in the West, one point ahead of Winnipeg Jets. A Cleveland victory would have vaulted the Crusaders into second place, two points ahead of Toronto Toros, who face Houston tonight. The loss left Cleveland tied for second, with Quebec Nordiques two points back in fourth spot. Chicago Cougars meet Van- couver Blazers while the Oilers visit Quebec in other games tonight. Houston 5 at Cleveland 4 Houston's Jim Sherrit banged in two quick goals in the third period to break a 2-2 tie, and Murray Hall added what turned out to be the winning goal a couple of minutes later. Edmonton 2 at New England 2 The Oilers led 2-0 lead in the first period on goals by Don Blackburn and Tom Webster but Rusty Patenaude and Ed Joyal scored for Edmonton in the second. The third and overtime periods were goalless. New Jersey 8 at Los Angeles 5 After a wild second period in which seven goals were scored, the Knights needed two more markers in the third by Brian Perry to win the contest between the tail- enders in each division of the league. Laatsh tastes defeat BANFF, Alta. (CH) Brock Stackhouse of Montreal, representing Quebec, upset previously undefeated Alberta 9-5 Wednesday in the Canadian Legion national curling championship. Alberta, however, remained in the lead with five wins and one loss, followed by New- foundland at 4-2. Nova Scotia, New Brunswick. Ontario. Manitoba and British Columbia each had 3-3 marks. Quebec and Saskatchewan followed at 2-4 and Prince Edward Island trailed at 1-5. Quebec gained its upset by scoring one on the first and adding four more on the fourth, then continuing to apply pressure to keep Al Laatsh of Pincher Creek, Alta.. off-balance. A powerful Newfoundland rink skipped by Bruce Cameron of Gander downed Ron Brown of Summerside 9-5 and defeated Ontario's Earl Jesse of Trenton 7-6 in the fifth round. Despite a strong bid in the 10th. Saskatchewan's Barley Townsend of Regina dropped a 8-7 game to New Brunswick's Lou Dugre of Chatham. Saskatchewan defeated P EI 9-4 in the fifth round. Ear] Glover's B.C. rink from South Vancouver had a 7- 4 victory over Nova Scotia's Frank Hoar of Truro. Nova Scotia beat Quebec 104 in the Fifth round. Manitoba notched its third win as Zeke Nowosad of Flin Flon stopped Ontario 94. Ear- lier. New Brunswick beat Manitoba 5-3. Alberta had to come from behind in the fifth draw to beat B.C. 7-6. B.C. moved ahead in the fourth with a three-ender bat Laatsh tied it in the seventh and scored hi the ninth and 10th. the period brought the Canucks back into the game. Jocelyn Guevremont with two and Gerry O'Flaherty got the other goals for Vancouver. Rod Gilbert scored twice for the Rangers while Vic Hadfield, Rod Selling and Bill Fairbairn added one each. Islanders 1 Penguins 1 Ralph Stewart's 20th goal of the season at of the third period gave the Islanders their tie with Pittsburgh. Jean Pronovost scored for the Penguins in the first period, which featured 54 minutes in penalties including three fighting majors to each club and a game misconduct to Bert Marshall of New York. Sabres 3 Black Hawks 2 Gilbert Perreault scored twice in the final 12 minutes to lead the Sabres. Jerry Korab got the other Buffalo goal with Jim Pappin and Len Frig replying for the Hawks. Chicago defenceman Bill White sat out the game as a result of a suspension handed him by the NHL for allegedly shoving referee Ron Wicks while disputing a goal in last Sunday's game against Atlanta Flames. DETROIT 7, MONTREAL 6 First period 1. Detroit. D. Roberts 11 (Dionne, McLeod) Penalties Hamel 6-49, Detroit too many men. served by Gruen Hughes. Gamey majors Stewart. J. Roberts Sacond period 2. Detroit, Dicnne 23 (Lynch) 2-06; 3. Montreal, P. Mahovlich 34 (Lemaire, F. Mahovlich) 4 Detroit, Redmond 47 (Charron, Dionne) 5 Montreal. Lambert Penalties Watson. Lafleur majors Stewart, J. Roberts 2.28, Berenson Bouchard McLeod Lapointe Third period 6. Montreal. Cournoyer 34 (Robinson, Lemaire) D.25, 7. Detroit, Redmond 48 (Charron) 8. Detroit, D. Roberts 12 (Stewart, Dionne) 9. Detroit, Redmond 49 (Hogaboam, Charron) 10 Montreal. P. Mahovlich 35 (Lafleur) 11. Montreal, Lemaire 24 (Robinson. Savard) 12 Detroit, Boucha 17 (Berenson, Libett) 13. Montreal. Cournoyer 35 (Lemaire. Lapointe) Penalties McLeod Watson on goal by Detroit 10 14 Montreal 10 14 Attendance 17.000. VANCOUVER 7, NY RANGERS 5 First period 1. NY Rangers, Hadfield 25 (Ratelle, Gilbert) 2. NY Rangers. Gilbert 28 (Rolfe, Ratelle) 3. NY Rangers. Fairbairn 14 (Rousseau. Vickers) 4. Vancouver, Lever 19 (Boudrias) 5. Vancouver. Lever 20 (Boudrias. Ververgaert) Penalties O'Flaherty Guevremont Second period 6. Vancouver. Guevremont 14 (O'Flaherty. Boddy) 7. NY Rangers. Selling 5 (Rousseau) 8. Vancouver, Guevremont 15 (O'Flaherty, Dunn) Penalty Butler Third period 9. Vancouver, O'Flaherty 20 (Dunn) 10. NY Rangers. Gilbert 29 (Ratelle. Hadfield) 11. Vancouver, Sould 11 (Tannahill. Pratt) 12. Vancouver Oddliefson 12, Penalties Wilkins Rolfe Shots on goal by New York 14 13 Vancouver 8 8 Attendance 17.500. PITTSBURGH 1, NY ISLANDERS 1 First period No scoring. 3enalties D. Potvin Durbano. Smith majors. Marshall jame misconduct Lukowich. VlacMillin minors, majors Stackhouse. Howatt majors Kelly Arnason Hart Second 1. Pittsburgh. Pronovost 37 (Apps. Stackhouse) Penalties Rombough Stoughton Third period NY Islanders. Stewart 20 (Westfall. D. Potvin) Penalties Burrows 0. Potvin Stewart Apps J. Potvin Shots on goal by New York 7 8 mttsburgh 10 9 Attendance 9.478. BUFFALO 3. CHICAGO 2 First period 1. Buffalo. Korab 9 Penalties Schoenteld. Russell Second period 2. Chicago. Pappin 28 (Hull. Redmond) 14-24; 3. Chicago. Fng 3 'Martin. Hull) Penalty Lorentz Third period 4. BuflaJo. Perreaurt 16 (Martin. Robert 8-53: 5. Buffalo. Perreaull 17 (Korab. Lorentz) 13-18. Penalties SchoenteM 0-41. Martin 1153. Dryden. TaTlon SoOtt OO fpOM Brjr BuRato 18 10 Chicago 8 5 Attendance 16 666 Tourney for martial arts The 1974 Southern Alberta Karate and Kung-Fu championships will be held in Lethbridge this weekend. The one-day event will get underway with the eliminations at nine o'clock Saturday morning at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute and will conclude with the finals at seven o'clock in the evening at the Lethbridge Civic Sports Centre. Some 23 events will be staged daring day along with team competitions. Shot blocked Pittsburgh Penguins' centre Syl Apps (26) looks back to see his shot blocked by New York Islanders' goalie Bill Smith during first period action in their National Hockey League game Wednesday night. Falling between them is New York defenceman Dennis Potvin The two clubs fought to a 1-1 stalemate. Experience may be a good teacher, but could Vrsuliak be better? By GORDON GRANT CP SPORTS EDITOR Bern, Switzerland (CP) Experience may be a good teacher, but it could be that Wally Ursuliak is better. At least, that is a conclusion that could have been drawn after the sixth round of the World Curling Championship Wednesday when Switzerland beat Canada 5-3. Ursuliak of Edmonton, who played lead on Hec Gervais 1961 world champion rink, has helped coach the young Swiss they apparently learned a lot. While Gervais was a world champion 13 years ago and has been curling for 25 years, his rink wasn't good enough for the Swiss, falling behind in the first end and never recovering. In today's seventh round the games scheduled are: Canada vs Italy, France vs Sweden, Scotland vs Germany, the United States vs Switzerland and Denmark vs Norway. In the eighth it is: Canada vs Sweden, Switzerland vs Scotland, Norway vs France, Denmark vs Germany and the U.S. vs Italy. After six rounds the Swiss are alone at the top of the 10- team standing with a 6-0 won- lost record, next comes Sweden at 5-1 and then Canada and tb? U.S. at 4-2. Germany is 3-3, Scotland, Denmark and Norway 2-4 and Italy and France 1-5. Other sixth-round results: Sweden 9 Italy 2, Denmark 4 Scotland 3 in an extra end, Norway 7 Germany 5, and the U.S. 12 France 2. In the fifth round, Canada beat Scotland 3-2, Switzerland beat Germany 6-4, Sweden beat the U.S. 54, Norway beat Italy 8-7 and France edged Denmark 5-4. The Swiss-Canada game re- ceived all the attention of a crowd of 7.000 at the Allmend ice rink. The Swiss crew of skip Peter AtUnger, 23. third Berni Attinger. the skip's 20-year- old brother, second Mathias Neuenschwander, 21, and Jurg Geiler, 20, stole three in the first end and never looked back. The Canadian crew of Ger- vais, third Ron Anton, second Warren Hansen and lead Senior hoop finals ready The 1973-74 Alberta senior men's basketball championship finals will be staged at Cardston over the weekend. Eight clubs will take part in the provincial championship playoffs which has been organized into a two-day double knockout tourney. Calgary will have four entries in the weekend tourney which includes YMCA Rammers, Penny Lane Maulers, Rosca Pix and Cascades. The city of Edmonton will have a pair of entries in the LDS and Host Rent-A-Car while the two remaining teams will be Claresholm and the host Cardston Kearl's and Western Sport. Action will get underway with four games Friday night and will conclude with three Saturday. Game times slated for Friday are 5 p.m., p.m., 8 p.m. and p.m. while tilts ready for Saturday are set for 9 a.m.. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Minor hockey John Csurka rifled in three straight goals and led the Totems to a 4-1 victory over the Bisons in a Pee Wee playoff game Wednesday night. Mark Gretzinger chipped in with a solo effort in the win while Roy Husch replied for ihp Bisons. Darrel Sutton were struggling throughout. "When you get down three against young fellows like that it's pretty tough to get said Gervais after the game. "We were in trouble all the way through. We had to start taking chances and putting out front guards. "We were never allowed to play our kind of game. He hit everything.... and we couldn't get our two back." For Attinger it was the big- gest thrill in curling. "But, I'm afraid of he said after the game. "There's a lot more curling yet and he's the man to beat." He said that attending Ursu- liak's seminars and clinics in Sweden had taught his rink a lot. "We've also played a few games against Ursuliak and other Canadian friends of his and it taught us a lot about strategy." The game was decided on the first end when the Swiss stole three. With Sutton missing his first two shots, Gervais found him- self in trouble. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL East Division W L T F A Pis Boston 47 13 9 311'190 103 Montreal 40 21 9 257 210 89 Rangers 37 20 12 265 210 86 Toronto 31 24 15 244 204 77 Buffalo 30 30 10 221 229 70 Detroit 26 34 10 230 214 62 Van......19 39 11 196 266 49 Islanders 16 38 16 163 224 48 West Division Phila......42 14 11 230 140 95 Chicago 34 14 21 233 146 89 LA....... 27 30 12 191 108 66 Atlanta 26 31 12 ISO 207 64 St Louis 24 34 11 184 205 59 Minn......21 31 16 211 234 58 Pitts.....24 37 8 208 245 56 Calif 13 47 9 178 300 35 SCORING LEADERS G Esposito. B...........27 Orr. B............27 Hodge. B 46 Martin. Buf......46 Clarke. Pha 30 Cashman. B........ 24 Apps. Pgh .........23 Dionne. D..........23 Sitlter. T .....33 HexJall. Mm. 19 WORLD N England Toronto Cleveland Quebec Chicago East Division W L T 40 29 35 33 33 31 35 33 34 33 NJ.........32 36 F A PIS 4 274 247 84 4 278 256 74 8 244 247 74 3 275 256 73 3 241 250 71 4 253 282 68 West Division Minnesota Edmonton Winnipeg LA SCORING LEADERS A 70 135 M Lacroix, NJ G Howe. H 52 31 58 74 110 104