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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta C THE inilBKIOt.E MfRMD Monday, Mcmli 27, 1972 Van. must's (rouble -for North, N s trigger on his 600th marker r.y us MM-I..UM-'. IVoss Staff Uii licsL of one fan Sunday night and he probably created more tic.uble for the Stars iti a post-game moments than did Mic Hangers in 00 mimiles. The Stars, who have already nailed down second spot in the National Hockey League's West became only the sec- ond expansion (earn since 1507 to hold a series edge on the Hangers, taking eight of a possi- ble J2 points from (he New Yorkers Iliis season. other for their showing. "He was Ireckiing Tom HULL'S 600TH GOAl Chicago Black Hawk's Bobby Hull, left, drives puck past Boston Bruins goalie Gerry Cheevers for his 600th NafionaJ Hockey League goal, and Canada claims -world championship Tainted victory for Meleschuk? V GARM1SCH- PARTENKIRCHE.V (C P) The world curling championship is over, but the debate will go on for years. Did Canada's Orest Meles- chuk win it or did young Boh LaBonte of the United States lose it? The official result o! the final game Saturday night was 10-9 for Meleschuk's Winnipeg rink best team over-all in the eight-country round-robin cham- pionship, but the unfortunate victim of a disastrous moment of excitement was LaBonte. The 21-year-old American skip, leading 9-7 coming home. and milling cameramen and re- in the 10th end, watched Melcs- porters, the referee was called chtik try to chip out his shot I and he decided lo measure. rock to score two. Meleschuk j The kicked slone was ruled o was a trine wide and the Cana-1 NO. 2 shot and Canada got the dian stone rolled to the 12-foot ring. LaBontc's second, John As- sand, compared the Canadian stone with an American rock on the 12-foot ring and threw his hroom in the air, signifying that Canada only scored one and the U.S. had won. La Bonte jurnped in the air, but fell on the ice as he landed, kicking the Canadian stone into the eight-foot ring. Between screams from the crowd of WRESTLING TONIGHT! P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM Kcmata and Sito and Lee vs Belafonta and Babic and Atcheson 14 Wrestlers 9-9 lie. Meleschuk buried a slone in an extra end and La- Bonte missed with his final rock to give the Canadians Ihe win. "I kicked said Ihe bitterly disappointed LaBonte. "I kicked it, but we had the game won. We had the shot rock and I kicked them in." Meleschuk was embarrassed about the incident and did not want to lake credit. "I'd like to win it without a hassle. In a way, J suppose, you'd call it a hollow victory but then look at our record. We were 8-0 going into this game and we already beat the Ameri. cans 11-1 once." I Assand was more blunt. "We should be the winners. They know that." Canada's third. Dave Ro- mano, was the only member of the Winnipeg rink in the house when LaBonle fell. I! was loo much (or one New said goallenrlcr Ccsarc Manlago Yorker who Imtw himself who watched the game from Ihe among the Stars as Ihey de- Minnesota bench, "and when parted tlie ice for their dressing Reid told him lo lake Ihc room, congratulating one an- guy jumped him. "He missed him and got me." Tlie tun also got some of- the oilier North Stars. The disturb- ance so upset Maniago that he, coach Jack Gordon and Reid went to Ihe nearest police pre- cinct and pressed charges against Ihe assailant. Anthony Moulton, 27. was ar- vcstcd and booked on (bird-de- gree assault charges. He was to be arraigned in court today. Elsewhere Sunday, Boston Bruins captured their second straight Prince of Wales Trophy East Division champs by edging Montreal Canadiens Tony Esposito recorded his ninth shutout of the season anc Chicago Black Hawks blanket St. Louis Blues 4-0, Philadelphia Flyers moved into fourth in the West with a 4-1 r.in over Van couvcr Canucks, and Buffalo Sabres played to a 2-2 stalemate with Pittsburgh Penguins. Bernie Parent gave Toronl Maple King Clancy again behind the bench for ail ing coach Johnny solid goaltending Saturday nigh in a 4-0 shutout o[ Los Angeles Kings, opening up a Ihvee-poin Toronto lead over Detroit Rec Wings in their battle for a play off berth in the East. The Wings suffered a 6-3 sel to St. Louis earlier. Hot clubs have three games to play Hl'LI, HITS Elsewhere Saturday, Chic; go's Bcbby Hull notched li i KXlth career goal and '16th of Ih year to pull the Black Hawk, into a 5-5 tie with Boston, New York and Montreal played to 3-3 tie, Pittsburgh edged Miruiammcrcd out a .1-0 win in Sat- urday's English League soccer program. Leeds captain Billy Bremner >resented Arsenal captain McLinlock with a silver ankard before the kick-off, in ecognition of Arsenal's English and Cup double last sea- son. The presentation over, Leeds proceeded to swamp Arsenal with three goals before halftime from marksmen Allan Clarke, Mick Jones and Pettr Lorimer. Third-place Leeds moved to within four points of first place Manchester City, held to scoreless tie Newcastle. Second-place Derby County earned a useful point in a 1-1 draw at Stoke where Alan Dur- ban's goal from a free-kick can- celled out Jimmy Greenhoff's penalty for Stoke. Another impressive perform- ance came at the other end of UK First Division tablt where relegation-haunted Nottingham Forest beat Coventry 4-0. Ian Moore, recently trans- ferred from Nottingham Fores to Manchester United fo helped his new club sweep aside Crystal Palace in a 4-0 victory. Moore has scored in each of his first two games for United. Norwich City, Second Division leaders, defeated Blackpool 5- but was unable to shake of illwall who trail only on goa average after beating Osfon United 2-0. Maiulevillc gives strong i_-J i-7J perfomiancG EDMONTON (Special) Onl wo cowboys put in strong bid for a share of the priz money as the Canadian West ern Rodeo opened an eight-da stand at the Edmonton Gar- dens Saturday night. 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