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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta iriHPPIFJOF HERAIP Monday, Mny 1, 1971 LOOSE PUCK The puck bounces Free afrer New York Rangers' goalie won the game 6-5 to take a one game lead in ihe bcsl-oF-soven Slanley Ed Giacomin made a save off the slick of Boston Bruins' Ed WeslFall Cup final. (CP Wirepholo Coming in lo receive 'he puck is Rangers' Vic Hadfield (1 Boston Sidelines Stemirt. scores winner CC'P) No one could Mamn Kon vSLnwait if lie declines to play in Boston Gar- rim from now on without wear- in p a helmet The veteran New York Kanper was almost decapitated by Boston's Garnet Bailey, the young centre who administered ihp final coup with his game- winnjng tally lale in the game as the Bruins edged the visitors fi-5 Sunday in the opener of their besL-OL-seven Stanley Cup final. The second game in the series pnrs here Tuesday night at p.m. Railcy rattled his elbow of! Slcwr-i's jnv in I he second pc- rmil. The Hanger winder was' CL'iiinc his skates under him bill managed (o finish Ihc I g n m c X-rays disclosed a fracture in I lie same area Stewart's jaw was broken here earlier in the .season, lie was an innocent vic- tim. silting on the bench with Vancouver Canucks on Nov. Jo vhcn a Ijobby On- shot hit him. fenceman Don Awrcy in MIR Sanderson also good on penally exchanged (their only pilots while Fred goals in the second period. J HICK U1MV MHH.1 VilHIb I ItU I SlarJield hit nn one of two lo ac- Boston's Ken Hodge was the dominant scorer, connecting on the only three shots he had in the game. Bailey and Derek count for the Boston production. Dale Rolfe, Rod Gilbert, Vic Hadfield, Walt Tfcaczuk and Bruce MacGregor the New York marksmen as the Rangers lived up to their pre-game repu- tation of making their big move in the I bird period. Hadfinld, Tkaczuk and Mac- Gregor bent Boston goaltender Gerry Cheevcrs in tho third tn Advance to Allan Cup final "Bnilcy ran feet and gave Stewart an elbow you could sec from here to New York and Ihc i-rTerec didn't sec it or call a Inmcnlod Emile Fran- Rnnccr.s1 general-manager coach in a post-game interview. Moments later Boston's Johnny Bucyk didn't escape ref- eree Bill Friday's eye when he soni Bill Fairbairn sprauling and the, incident appeared lo spark the Yorkers, who re- bounded from a 5-1 deficit to chase the Bruins to the edge. The Bruin.- spotted New York ,nn early 0 lead, regrouped Ihcir forces lo take a 4-1 lead inio the second includ- ing tv.o goals while Boston dc- Ey TIIE CANADIAN TRESS Spokane Jets, for the second lime in tlircc fir cnmg lo lakr; the Allan Cup, Canada's emblem nf i alour hockey auprcniacy, out of (he country. The Jets, Cup winners in 1070. oustfd St. Boniface Mohawks in [lie Western t-uini-Iinal during Ihc weekend ami all that stands in their way now are Barric Flyers, who clir.chp'I Ihc, Fust- cm championship a c a i n s I Grand Falls, Nfld, C.ilanicls Saturday. The best. of-sGven final round between the Jets and Flyers is tentatively scheduler! lo start in Spokane next weekend. The Jels odEcri SI. Boniface 2-! Sunday and 5-1 Saturday lo eliminate Ihn Mohauk.s in (our game s nf l lie semi-final The Flyers also made a four- game sweep over the Cataracts, winding up uilh a G-2 victory Saturday. Gait Hornets. Ontario Hockey Association cliampions in and 1971, von the Allan Cup in both those years. A Harrie team i has never won Ihc Cup. Spokane, Western Interna- tional Hockey Lcamic rhamps, won Ihc Cup in 1970 by the OHA champion Orillia Ter- riers -J-2 in games. Ir, Grand Falls, pkiyini: cnach Darryl Sly uf the Flyers atlribu- :i) i W 1 CD, A.'rxifi J so Gav Grin (Kipling) 3 M. Tin-.-: F'irc Re'iirr. Y Prlnre, Fl CflbaMo G'anrle, Pr Put your Castle on Wheels. ted hi- team's victory to the hiali level of competition in the 01 IA. "The belter competition we got all year made a big differ- Sly said aflcr the Satur- dav win. "We have seven very coinpel- ilivti teams in our league and each i.s as strong as the other. They have five or six ex-pros and this makes for belter I hockey.'' The only close game of Ihc scries was a 3-2 decision in (he opener last week at Barric. The Flyers went on lo win the scc- j ond game 8-2 on home ice and Ihc'Ji won in Grand Falls Fri- f'ny. feel that if Grand Palls hnd played in our league all year, we would have had a real series.'' said Sly. ''They have a fine club and several players who cnnld step in to make any learn in Ontario." M'OKES TWO I'ete I'nnagabko, a journey- man minor professional Ihe last U years, scored twice Saturday lo lead the. Flyers. His two scores, coming within a 23-sec- ond span in the second period, broke a 2-2 tic. Connie M en d a 1 a, Doug Acomb, Tom Polanic and Boh Baircl got the other Flyers goals. Al Bargcry and Al Dwycr scored [or Grand Falls. In Spokane, centre Ron Hus- 1 goal of the series and one by dcrenceman Dwight Car- nil hers, were all the Jets needed to edge St. Boniface Sunday. Bill Scott scored the Mohawks' goal. In (iie Sr.furdny prime, (lie .lots jumped lo a 4-0 lead mid- ibro'iigli tlic second period and never fell behind. Bohbv Orr knot tlie score al 5-5 befnre Bai- ley produced L'ie winner in the I8th minute of play. complaints ol inefficiency from Francis and Boston coach Tom Johnson, Fri- day enforced (he rules strictly and after the first period the players stuck mainly to the game although the Bruins were Lagged with four straight penal- Lies in the second. "Our leani is in excellent con- dition and just lias to come on at the end of Llic Fran- cis sairt "The Rangers arc the lype fit team IliaL doesn't know lio'.v lo quit. That's how it got this far." "IIc.ll, it would have been a lot easier to quit than to come back the way we said Hadfield, the New York captain, vlio this year became the first Hanger ever lo hit tiie 50-yoal mark. The Bruins came out hitling, much the same as Ihcv did against Toronto Maple Leafs in I lie quarter-final round, and New York dcfcnccman Gary Doak upset Francis' game plans by pe-ting ciecled from Ihc I game for retaliating In the first period. ''I don't blame said Francis. "They were running at us and we had lo have someone lo run back." But the Rangers were then forced to use riefenccman .Jim Ncilson more frequently than Francis had intended. Ncilson had just returned to the lineup aflcr being sidelined for two nocks with a mangled finger, suffered in New York's opening pcmi-finol game with Chicago Black Hawks. BOSTON i NEW YORK Flr-.t PeriTJ 1. Yort. PiUr; 1 (Gilftcrl. 2. Dan- 7 5.07; 3. flavor.. Hc.riqr- 5 (Espo'ilo V.'allcnl IS'-'.fl; .1 Sanrifrson 1 (Weslfalll 5. Grr.ton, Htxlqc 6 (Espcsilo) PcnnMlnt, McKoniio 0'33, Iruino, Ca5hmfln Tk.-iciulc 5 71, 1 fnihri-im 7 A.v.-py IftMJ, minor, name misconrjucf 5, tipcsilo .1 r 3.57, flULyk B.22, C-.p-Mlu '1 -'-1. Third Prricd E Yoi'f, Had- F.n-'j ri-a'jijk, i- 9- Y-rt.. .1 7 15, 10 -l [li 11 BoMon, Bflilny 7 r.Mltf-Tl, Till-in i': 11. renames Sander- son Park ,1 33. Hew' York 7 11 Boston li 7 2fl holding Homeniuk falls behind DALLAS "1 foci like I can piny iiyain lliliy Cas- per suid. Thu v c I c r ii u profession; Rolfcr, winner nf more I nan 40 lour lilies hul slump-ridden a year and a Iinlf, was (alking about a changed menial jittiluda LhaL lie credited with helping him lo a one-stroke lead after Hiiro rounds of (ho rain-de- toyed, liyron Nelson golf classic. "I'm more Casper said aflcr n nnc-undrr-par 69 in Sunday's I bird round lhat gave liim a M-liolc tola! of 202, eight under par on Ihc Prcslon Trail Golf Club course. "Everything stems easier now. Things that were hanked against me before, now seem to be going for said Casper. "iMainly, I'm thinking better, belter than I have all year." WJLF HAS LAPSi; And it thinking, or lack of it, that may have led lo a three-over-par seven on the 17lh hole lhat cost Wilf TTomcnuik of Winnipeg a share of the lop spot Jn (his chase for a first prize, more than he has won in any of six previous seasons on the American Lour. Ho failed to call for v.'hicli he was his lee shot was plugged in the mud. The slightly-built. 34-year- old from Winnipeg was tied for the lead at that point, but tried lo hit a six iron out of the mud. It caught a creek and he later Lhree-putted for the seven. A tournament official later confirmed lhat Homcnuik was Lakers LOS ANGELES CAP) Wilt Chamberlain went to the basket and Happy Hairston led a runa- way third quarter ns the Los Angeles Lakers coasted past the York Knicks 10G-92 Sunday to square their best-of-seven Na- tional Basketball Associalion Championship scries at one vic- tory apiece. The Knicks fell apart In the third quarter, playing most nf it without Dave DcBusschere, who was injured, and Jerry Lucas, hampered by foul trouble. DeBusschoro, who led first- hall rehounders with in, pulled a muscle in his righl hip in the second quarter. Although he started Ihc Ihird quarter, the fi- fooUG forward had tn leave early in the period, in which Ihc Lakers outscorcd the Knicks 2iJ- II. Hairslon on I scored the whole New York team by himself with 12 points in the quarter. The Knicks fried lo rally in the fourlh quarter, several lime.s pulling In within 10 points, but Laker reserve Leroy Ellis applied (lie finishing fouch wlien lie hit PII acrobatic Icflhancied hook shot and Gail Goodrich fol- lowed a 16-foot jumper for a 14-point lead. In Ihc final minute, successive buckets by Jerry V.'rst, Good- rich and Chamberlain capped Hie Lakers' revenue oJ a JM-flJ defeat by tho hot-shooting un- derdog Knicks in the series opener. Goodrich led all scorers with points, including 22 in the first half, which ended with Los Angeles ahiv.d 51-iiO. Chamber- lain, who scored only 12 points in tho first hnd 23 points and 2-1 rebounds this lime. The series moves to New York Wednesday and Friday for the Ihird and fourih panics. The fifth game v.ill be played here next Sunday night. rjmr.AXA.v wr.vs JOIIAXNFSKVRG. South Af- rica (ATM Wor'd lightweight chr-.inpion Ken [lui-hannn of Adrii-s Sloyil of South Africa in 11m Ihird round of I heir scheduled 10- rnnnd noii-lillc fight Pnlurday night to record hi.s 43rd vic- tory in 4-1 bouts. i pijliticd to a free drop from Ihc mud, if he had called for a ruling. "I didn't know it was plugged. hut it was and I tried lo hit it said Homeniuk. 'I guess I should have tailed for an official, but I didn't." That left him with a 71 and a 207) total going into today's final round. The tournament schedule was pushed back one day when Thursday's play was rained out. "I'll just (ry to keep plugging Homenuik said, lie was in fourth place, Casper, Tuc-rto Tlicnn veteran Chi Clii Hodrigucz and John n member of Ilia Prcslon Trail Club who Is seeking his first lour tillo. Hodrigucz hii'flircl thn final hole for a GO Riid Schlcc's GO gyve him a 204. Auslraliiin veteran Bruco CrampLon, Tom Weiskopf and Ncvil next at 20G. Heavily favored Jack Nicklaus knouhc'd himself out of conten-l ion with a Arnold Palmer milter? u'ith a Lee Trevino look a ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST W L Pel. GEL Manlreal 9 .Ml Hew York ft 4 ,4i7 EAST W L Pet. CBL Ditroil 7 1 .634 Bailimore 7 A .538 1 P tlsburgh B .3F5 A 1 .16-1 3 Chcago A 10 ,266 WEST Los Angelei 11 J .733 Houslon 10 4 .71 i Vi Atlanlfl 1 8 .447 4. Cine nnarl B S .355 San Franclsto A lo .375 San Diego 5 11 .313 6l'j TODAYa GAMES New York Soever (10) at San Fran-c sco Cumberland (0-3) Houslon Robcrls (1-1) at Pittsburgh B ass 11-1) N Philadelphia Fryman (1-0) el L o i Anaeies Osteen (2-0) N Only games scheduled SUNDAY Allgnla Oil MB 7 (1 Plllsburgh MO MQ 001- 1 B 1 N erko and Williams; 3 7 .300 WEST Minnesota fl 3 .727 Oakland 6 4 .6Di 1 Chicago a 5 .615 1 Terai 7 6 .533 1 Kansas City AS .439 California S 8 .305 4 TODAY'S GAMES No scheduled SUNDAY FIRST Minnesota IOQ Old is l HPW York .O3o OID s i i Perry, Corbln (6) Granger (S) Norton W (0-1) and Dempsey, Rocf MiHerweld Kline, Lyle (7) (1-01 and Munson. HR: Munson SECOND aullw. HRS: Cep-ds (1) GBT HI. FIRST MonlrMl HI Ml S fl San Francitco MO ?DQ 1 f 1 Morion (1-1) Marshall (9) and Boc-csbpjle; Marlchfll (1-3) Barr Mc-Wshon (6) and Gibson- HRs: Mtl Sina clon (3) Jorgensen SECOND Man real 000 DID 7 S 1 San Francisco 000 ill U 17 l Sloncman (2 1} Walker (-0 YorV 001 T 1 n) LeRo'-hp ia) M t. ff) (81 and Ellis. HR: Ellii (1) FIR5T CleveJdnd 100 MO HO 000 Ml 1 H S Kensai City 100 000 Oil 000 000 U 1 Tldrow, Farmer (7) Minqorl (81 Co -berl (9) Lamb ll-D) Perry (14) and Fcsse; Drano, Filrmorrls (0-1) 9) and Boccabella. Betemfln McDow-E 1 3_n) and Rnder. HRs: San ppd., rain. Oakland Wo WM 1 1 Milwaukee 010 100 3 7 l iV.cUfn fl.D Lector <7) (9J end .Tenacs; Bretl (1-3) Sanders and Porfpr. Rcslon OM 000 000 3 1 TOX35 000 000 001 0 7 1 X'auLsr (1-0) I.CB (lot and F FIRST Philadelphia !50 001 1W- ifi 0 San Diego Oil 000 1 i 2 (1-01 and Ryftn; C-rei' C-l) Schael'cr Taylor f6) Res. 171 Aco-tla (9) and BaMon, HRs. Andrr-tn Ml; Colbtrl 53n Dicqo MO 10D 009- 1 B 1 K'r'5' Chdtipiofi f? ni nrH MrCflrvcr- ehicano on B J Ins (01) Ci) ROSS and Dr-li-nil Gin Oil 3 Nopan. Carroll (1-1) (B) Hall Hermann (1) Ola McGinn (P) and Hundley. MR: san'o New York MO Oni 070 Los Angelpi 070 500 ODx- 7 U 0 Ccnra (l-ll Sadeckl Koosman 17) Taylor (8) and Dyer; Sulion 1M 000 f 1 Baltimore 300 000 010 341 (Ml AUnn [7) and Kuinyr r Dabion Wall (9) find Elch-tar-rcn. HR: Cai-Pln5on Houston 313 080 7 11 York fl (7) Gncnria (7) and j Q-I! Edwards. SATURDAY W.onlrnal 1 San Franiicn 1 Los Anqeipj 11 New York t, California 1 Texas 1 6 MINOR BALL SUNDAY Inrr-rnflllonal Lcsgun 1 fll Richmond ppd 9 ChfirkMon To-JflO i 3 Poninsulfl t 1 C nclnnati 3 ChiCBQQ Allanls 9 Pittsburgh Slnnlcy Cup Bcs on f. York a 3 rc-'-rr.i 1-1 Western Denver 3 Porlland 1 Denver bcst'fiMeven final J-l Allan Cup Spokane St. Boniface 17 Sail Lake 6 SATURDAY nal Memorial Cun Lclmcnlnn 3 Recj'tna 0 Wcslcrn bfSl-o'-seven final lied 1 1 Centennial Cup G Hph 3 Rrri Deer 1 Guclph loafls bcst-of seven final in SATURDAY American Baltimore wins beil-or-jnv" D vision final 1-1 Western Prrl flnd 3 Denver 1 Denver leads bcsl.oMeven rinal 7 1 Allan Cup Snokanp 5 St. a Spokana leads besl-of seven 1 ns 3-0 Bflrrie 6 Grand Falli 1 Rarrle wins besl-ol-seven Easlern (1-Mcmorlal Cup 5 Edmrntcn 2 ol-scven'final Centra) D.H 6 7-jisn 5 Dallai (test- of- seven lirnl 9 1 ,-i'iniontt 5 Louisville Pacific Coast Leagut funrnp 5 Pr.rlhnd Sail a rucsnn 5 Tacnms fi Hawaii 1 7 Phcnriir .1 HOCKEY FINAL G W L F A Pli RaMon P 1 3 York 1 0 1 S i 0 Do-Mrn S N'-'V Y-.rl J First nunie of srrlrt LEADERS: G A Pti. R c 10 B R 9 17 Orr, fi 1 U 7 WcKrnZip, 5 11 11 Stflnficitl, P 7 7 14 riY 7 7 U R cleric, SI 7 A 13 913 n 7 S 17 Gilt-pf, NV TJ. 4 7 11 Triplc-K offer a full range n[ allninlivcly iiri liRllCTbuill Irnvnl Irailnrs frum fnnrlren In iivcnly plus 11 superior i -Mi-.pi.T. All liiivn Dur.i- i, r'uid two iiit.ii. fully in -ulnlrrl v.vilis. I-inti nut why 'u m.iin' pr.i-plo MIV. Iripln-M pul nn n inrin s VIO HTM'Jlr-ip. 1 nlfji J "p. PONDEROSA AUTO TRAILER SALES LID. 70lh 51. nucl 3id Avr h NINTH I ni.jn. I10STON CAP) Rohhy Orr, lioslon Ilruins' sonsnlinnal rin- foiirrnian, is playing Ihc Stair Irr Clip nff.-, nil i irl Orr liorl the National llockry 1 '-aiiuc rncnrd by rol- In liiv: hi.-- H'.ili Sunday in (In1 nf 1 series. Tho Ilruins had hren closo- moullu'd .ilioul, cnndil.ion, j (iem ini; all .surgery reports. Ilov.cviir. manager Mill Schmidl discloprr] on Inlevi- smi. tlial Orr will sur- after the playoffs. A.-.Ke l.iu-e was luirling