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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Beantowners exceed WOpoint plateau Sabres prevent Bruins from shattering record By THE CANADIAN PRESS I Playoff action is out of reach or Punch Eddie Shack the other Sabres at Buffalo ut their determined efforts pro vide promise of continued ex citement as the National Hockey League moves into its lecordlast week of regularsea The with a strong bold on fifth spot in the East Di upset the Bruins at Bos ton 75 Sunday night for the Uiird victory in Buffalos last four Shacks three goals led the Sabrea In halting the Bruins winning streak at 13 one short of the league record set by Boston in Ttie loss also left the Bruins one short of tying the record 28game un beaten string on home ice set by Montreal Canadians in 1943 44 in other games the Canadiens downed New York Rangers Chicago Black Hawks stopped Detroit Red Wings Minnesota North Stars beat Vancouver Canucks California Seals defeated Los Angeles Kings 52 and Phil adelphia Flyers tied Toronto Maple Leafs the Sabres bowed to the Canadiens 52 in Toronto beat New York Bos ton downed Philadelphia Louis Blues edged Detroit 21 and Los Angeles whipped Pitts burgh Penguins The who clinched the East Division championship Sat urday their first title since 194041 continued setting records despite their defeat Sun Johnny Bucyk earned his 58th and 59th assists Sunday to give him 109 two more than the record for a leftwinger set by Chicagos Bobby Hull in Bucyk is still eight short of matching Hulls leftwing record of 58 Right winger Ken Hodge also got his 58th and 59th assists to put his points total at 101 and make it the first time four play ers have hit the 100 mark in one Ahead of Hodge are team mates Bucyk with 50 goals and 59 Bobby Orr with 37 and 96 and leagueleader Phil Esposito who collected his 66th and 67th goals against Buffalo for a season total of 142 Shack scored his tint goal midway through the second pe riod to give Buffalo a 21 lead and then scored unassisted to break a 33 tie early in the final He made it 53 less than three minutes Kevin OShea pushed the Sabres lead to 63 before Espos with his second goal of the night and then closed the gap to OShea clinched the victory with a lastminute shot into the Boston net which had rVNDY sc i 1 H t jifc CP Bill Smart University of British Col b i a produced a startling of speed at the Stampede 11 international indoor track Saturday to squeeze out in the onemile on wooden trick s 15 laps to the Smart f from 15 yards back at BUS start of the last circuit to STOP Vss X i ahead of Norm of J j winning time was i high jumper Brill of her competitors far I other including sister Connie and Diane J of Saskatoon could do no T Debbie won at a height five 10 inches after i three attempts to clear Kane of Simon Fraser Iniversity in Duguid still an easy victor in the mens vault at a height of 16 An attempt to move the Canadian native record to 16 seven inches an increase in world curling two inches was John Radetich of Oregon State University took the mens invitational high jump at six 10 inches while John France CP Air Canada Silver less and Rick both Canada won the world curling championship again for the second year but the twotime Sanderson from in the final tied at six eight but the lessexperienced said he found addition to Canada ranked United States pean and United States improved this the United Ronaldo Brown of Call some can take heart was unable to compete from the man who skipped lead Bryan Germany and France of a leg injury and in winning Jim Pettapiece and in the mens mile highly rated Hunter combined to put that led to Winiuegs Don wrapped up his second their strongest game and final tive world title and took weeklong event and Scottish curlers ar good solid Duguid the young They are Favored draw rink but they shoulc earn to play a little heavie doped Scottish foursome had remain to its 24yearold eft handed his brother Will Sanderson as Iain Baxte as and his brother AP The president of the medical commission of the World Amateur Boxing Association says that watching only as Joe FrazierMuhanimad Ali Switzerland CP the 42 and Colin should title fight on An upsetminded United West Germany in the next couple television gave team takes on the team hopes to Duguid He the impression Ah was Soviet squad today while strong first period against practice throwing perhaps without knowing looking for its meets West Germany the said the Joseph who is the world hockey Czechoslovakia 51 Cesare chairman and senior medi opening day of the and the officer of the British Ama The and they played crew of Dale Boxing ex have been the surprise teams of the tournament so far throughout the first 20 minutes and the Czechs all offere stiff opposition this his suspicions in a medical The General Prac Americans for their unexpected victory over highlyrated Czechoslovakia and the Czechs to recover from tire 20 deficit they carried into the second win brought his un beaten streak to 17 in the tw years he has won the Frazier beat also known as Cassius by unanimous losing their first two Although the Soviet Union is favored to beat the losing to the Swedes the team outskated and its Last year he wen seven straight rounds und then beat Scotland March 8 in a 15rounc bout at Madison Square Garden in New York to become undis the defending champion Russians are not taking the U team The United States plays a very hard game and has the first two But the Americans began to tire in the final period when the strain of their previous days game against the Czechs caught a This year he repeated h seven straight plus playoff wins against the Swis and Hunter said he was glad world heavyweight Blonstein said In an interview that many of Clays actions were playing such a game for ntany Soviet coach The world had turned out all righ after the Canadians had eyes looked glazed and in all the major fights I have Tarasov told reporters Sunday champions for the lasi eight have started putting any finess into their shots early in Clay in I have never seen him move so He also noted the tournament in usual form with 112 and 81 wins over because of tl keeness of the said in the article I am not saying Clay dopec had an extra day of rest since they were idle Sunday while the Soviet squad was downing Finland and But the Russian players are slow The weak thought we could g through it all undefeated Hunter But the only He could have been doped without knowing anything about How else can you ex squad held them to really concerned me his eyes that were glazed In the only other game deadlock at the end of beginning of the fight As a Sweden nipped period Saturday and said he will retire man I took careful no vakia In Saturdav tied 11 with Finland going into the second neriod of busines pressures of these sights and I came to a considered March 1971 THJ UTHSRI06 HfHAlD 7 win runner Chuck Labenz of Long was unable to make an Brenda Walsh of Edmonton provided one of the nights up sets by taking the womens 400 metres over Joan Pirie of Se attle and Jarvis Scott of Los Miss Walsh took a run away victory in Ken French uf the Univer sity of British Columbia con tinued the domination of the meet by west coast athletes with a runaway victory in the wo mile third place finisher in the mile moved out of the pack half way through the twomile event and piled up an impressive 13sec ond lead over this nearest op ponent to win in Ernie Smith or Oregon State took both the mens 50yard hurdles and the 50yard dash his time in the hurdles was seconds and in the In the open mens pole Tom Bestwick of Calgary es tablished a new Alberta native mark with a leap of Strong showing The Lethbridge Track and ield club travelled to Calgary over the weekend and came lome with a strong showing in he Stampede City Internation al Indoor Meet held in the Participants came from dif erent parts of Canada and the USA for the twoday meet which ended Joyce Ober gave a fine per formance for the local club fin ishing second In the 50 yard hurdles with a time of sec onds which incidentally tied the Canadian She also picked up a first place finish in the 50 yard open with a time of George Smith also came up with a strong individual per formance capturing the mens 400 metre open with a time of seconds and a third in the Invitational 300 metre clocked at Smith also ran with the Al berta relay team which finish ed third and a fourth in the in vitational 50 yard In the mens open shotput event Stewart Runnings grab bed a first place finish with a toss of 55 feet one inch while in the invitational shotput event Fred Sommer had a toss of 41 feet 7 2 inches good for a third place Ermin Gersten buliler placed sixth in the same In the womens open shotput Jay Dahlgren gave a heave of 42 feet and 7Vz inches to finish fiflh in a well participated The local club also entered a relay team which placed third with a time of been vacated by goalie Ed Reg Fleming of the Sabres and Bostons Wayne Cashman added to the thirdperiod excite ment by squaring off in the main bout of a brawl behind the Buffalo Fleming and Cash man took fighting At New Yvan Cour noyer scored twice in the first period and assisted on a goal by Jean Beliveau for the Montreal Rejean Marc Tardif and Frank Mahovlich added goals to complete the Canadiens route which kept the Rangers from clinching runnerup spot in the East Rookie goalie Ken Dryden stopped 47 shots to beat the Rangers who suffered only their second homeice loss of the sea Bill Goldsworthy had his firstever fourgoal performance for Minnesota as the North Stars consolidated their hold on third spot in the West His fourth goal of the night at of the third period was his 34th of the season and gave the North Stars a 60 Goalies Jacques Plante anc Bruce former team mates at staged a duel at Philadelphia that held the Leafs and Flyers to the 11 The duel was interrupiee briefly in the second period when Toronto captain Dave Keon scored on a backhand pasl Gamble for his 36th season goal Less than two minutes later Plante was beaten when Phila d e 1 p h i as Bobby Clarke de flected a shot from ths point by Larry The tie with Toronto put thi Flyers eight ahead of fifthplaci The Penguins hav just six games left while tb Flyers have Tony Esposito recorded his sixth shutout of the seaso against the Red Wings in Chi Lou Angotti and Bobby Hu scored against rookie Detroi goalie Gerry The victory was the 46th fo the Hawks and gave them 10 points for two club records Their best previous perform ance was last season when the won the East Division title wit 45 wins and 99 Billy Hicke scored twice t lead California in its first sea son win over the Kings at Oak His Sabres couldnt generat much scoring power Saturda at Montreal but coach Imlac provided some drama when h sent goalie Dave Dryden out t face brother Ken who manne the Montreal Imlach started the 29yearol Dave in the opening period bi replaced him with Joe Daley 1 minutes But when brollie came out to replace i injured Rogatien Vachon mi way through the second periw the Buffalo coach sent Da back for the brother confronts It was the first time brothe had faced each other as oppo ing goalies1 in an NHL game an after the the two skatec out to centre ice to shake ban while the fans applaudec PLAYER TRIUMPHS Gory Player throws his fint forward as he sinks a short fourfoot putt for a on the 17th hole Sunday as he tied Hal Underwood for ths lead after 72 holes of the Jacksonville Player then won on the lecond hole of a suddendeath golf tvin Player clicks CP A par four on the second hole of a suddendeath playoff was all Gary Player of South Africa needei Swell i ti pick up the fust prize in the Greater Jacksonville open golf tourna Player and Hal Underwood tied with 281 totals at the end of the regular 72 holes to force the Both shot par on the first extra hole but Underwood went one over on the second after landing in a Player finished the final round with a 69 while Under wood came in with a Johnny who was tied with Player for the lead going into the final 18 came out with a 72 for a share of third place money with Lee Bolh finished with 282 one stroke ahead of amateur Steve and Don Wilf Homenuik of Winnipeg finished nine strokes behind the leaders for a He shot 71s the first two rounds and 74s on the last Ken Fulton of Montreal icked up only with his 298 Jacksonville amateur Steve Melnyk was tied for fifth with defending champion Don Janu each with a Melnyk lad a 70 and January took a Arnold Palmer was never a He had a 72 for Open champ Tony ol England had a 72 for TAKE TITLE AP A seasoned Boston University hockey rated 1 before being in the Eastern won the National Collegiate Ath letic Association hockey cham pionship over Minnesota Satur day night HiBBSif IMJMHI ftSl WFBBBIB NHL summaries on page 19 Home runs highlight exhibition baseball action Johnson experiencing a sad spring By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Alex the American League batting king last is off to a bad start this spring and it has nothing to do with his Rather It is Johnsons lack of hustle that presents the prob and it already has cost the morose outfielder who has had runins with reporters and teammates before during his career at Phil Cincinnati and now with California lasted only one inning before manager Lefty Phillips benched him It didnt seem to affect his teammates as they went on to beat San Diego Padres 75 in ex hibition Home runs highlighted many of the other along with two outstanding pitching per formances by Joe Niekro of De troit Tigers and John Stroh meyer of Montreal Rookie Bobby Brooks hit two threerun homers as Oakland Athletics beat Cleveland Indians Minnesota Twins slashed four homers for a 43 triumph over Houston and Art Shamsky stroked a grand slam to boost New York Mets past Boston Red Sox Montreal stopped Washington Senators 53 on homers by Coco Laboy and John Boceabclla while Roger Freed and Greg Luzinski homered in Philadel phia Phillies 53 decision over Pittsburgh Atlanta Braves beat Baltimore Orioles Cin cinnati Reds halted Louis Cardinals New York Yan kees ended a 12game losing streak with a 32 victory over De t r o i Milwaukee Brewers downed Chicago Cubs Chi cago White Sox beat Kansas City Royals an AUStar team defeated Los Angeies Dodgers 61 and San Francisco Giants edged the Tokyo Orions 54 in 14 Pittsburgh edged Louis Boston whipped Detroit Kansas City rapped the While Sox Houston trounced Minnesota Mont real belted the Yankees Los Angeles beat Philadelphia New York Mets edged Cin cinnati Chicago Cubs de feated Milwaukee Cleveland beat San Francisco San Diego downed the Tokyo Orions California got by Oakland 65 and Baltimore whipped At lanta Johnson was fined for not hus tling in a Saturday and after he jogged to first base after hitting a grounder Phillips took him He said he feared Johnson might be suf fering from an For Laboy and Boc cabolla hit consecutive homers for three runs in the fifth inmrg 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