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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, May 6, 1972 THE lETHBRIDGf HERALD 11 ONE SIOED CONVERSATION Texas Ranger Frank Howard stepped out of the batter's box, kicked the dirt and had a few words to say to umpire James Odom when Odom called a strike against Howard In the first inning of Fridays game in Detroit Detroit Tiger catcher Bill Freehan stayed in position and out of the discussion. Howard went on to strike out swinging against Detroit Tiger pitcher Joe> Co lemon (AP Wirephoto) DANCE HENDERSON LAKE GOLF CLUB SATURDAY, MAY 6th DANCING P.M. TO A.M. Music-VIBRATIONS MEMBERS AND GUESTS WELCOME Stampeders add two to rosier CALGARY (CP) Calgarj .Stampeders today added lira backer Steve Kitchens and wid receiver Bill HoRan to the roster, boosting their signing to 25 players for the 1972 Wes era Football Conference season Kitchens joins Calgary from University of Georgia where h spent four years. SOUTHLAND CYCLE See Us For The Complete Line Of YAMAHA 60 cc to 360 cc Also We Have A Complete Line Of Yamaha 100 cc to 650 cc Street Machines BICYCLES BICYCLES BICYCLES We have a complete line of bicycles from the tot to the adult by such famous makers as CCM, Gitane, BRC and Phillips. Chippy play, but no major infractions as yet Orr not surprised with final series TABER "See Us For The Best Deal In The South" (Formerly Scropian Sales) PH. "PARTS AND SERVICE FOR AIL BIKES AND MOTORCYCLES" NEW YORK (CP) There's othing unusual in the pattern play employed by the two ams Involved in the Stanley up final. Bobby Orr, Boston Bruins art and Morris trophies win- er, was asked to comment Fri- ,y on the style of game New York Rangers in hich the action has swung rom wide-open, to tight-check- ig, to a free-skating game. "If you go back over the sea- replied the young defen- ve superstar, "you'll see this s the pattern of game we've ad with New York." Boston took the first two araes of the best-of-seven ser- es to decide the 1971-72 Na- onal Hockey League title at ome, 6-5 and 2-1, and lost the hird game here Thursday ight, 5-2. The two teams meet here gain Sunday at 2 p.m. EOT "Ira not a bit surprised at the tyle of play in the games so Orr said. "I've felt all along it was going to be a long eries and I don't have any rea- on to change my thinking low." HITTING NOT HARD Surprising so far in the series has been the lack of bodily con- act in a post-game round tha was expected to produce much solid hitting, a game conducive o the success of both teams. The three games to date have produced a lot of chippy play bj joth clubs, but no major inirac tions. Emile Francis, New York' general manager-coach, sail Friday the Ranger success ir the third game was Boston's in ability to solve the home team' power play. "New York Ice is longer than Boston (Garden) and the cor ners are Francis saic "This gives players on oui power play more chances t manoeuvre and get the puds back to the point man. "Because of its larger size (1 feet longer than Boston Garden and the players' familiaritj with the Ice surface, this make the Hanger power play Francis added by way of ex plaining the three early goals ii Thursday's game when th Rangers scored with a man power advantage. H a n g e r s' Jean Ratelle awarded the Lady Byng Troph; as the NHL's player best con bining ability and sportsman ship at Friday's annual award' luncheon here, was used spar ingly by Francis after the firs period after the New Yorker jained a 3-1 lead. "The early lead enabled us t rest Ratelle more than I in tended. But, there's no sens pushing him when he wasn needed." Ratelle broke his ankle In game March 1 and has sine played only in the three game against Boston. Francis ha been spotting his all-star centr almost exclusively on the powe play between linemates Vi Hadfield and Rod Gilbert. Earlier in the series Ratel also saw duty on the Ranger fourth line but the New Yor coach was forced to abando that scheme when veteran Ro Stewart was knocked out of th playoffs with a broken jaw i the opening game. Stewart's loss leaves Franc Cougars visit Royals Sunday The Lethbridge Royals wi see action for the first tin) this season as they host th Calgary Cougars in an exhib tion soccer encounter Sunda afternoon. Game time is set for 3 p.m at the Civic Sports Centre. a quandary. Two of Rangers' efensive corps were injured in lursday's game. Veteran Jim Neilson's status questionable. He has strained nee 1 i g a m e n t s. Rookie Ab eMarco is more definite. Bos- ton centre Garnet Bailey's skate inflicted a deep wound in De- Marco's left thigh when the two fell along the boards and the young New York player will miss the rest of the series. That reduced the healthy New York blueline brigade to three players for the final 10 minutes of the game. "I told Glen Sather to get Francis recalled during Friday's luncheon. "He has Guelph sweeps series GUELPH, Ont. fCP) Guelph CMCs blanked Red Deer Bustlers 3-0 here Friday night o sweep the Centennial Cup fi- als in four straight games. Ted Lenssen turned aside 23 hots to register the shutout but }ed Deer got a sensational net- ninding performance from Gra- lam Parson, playing despite an ye injury. He turned aside all nit three of 45 Guelph shots. Bruce Herridge scored the rinning goal at of the first ,ieriod, when he converted Mike Zettle's pass on a Guelph power ilay. Two third-period goals bj 5uelph minor hockey grad D put the game out ol reach. Guelph drew 22 of 42 minutes n penalties. Most of the penalties came in .he third period after Guelph' 'aul Fendley was checked am lit his head on the ice. He was mocked unconscious and taken tj hospital. Two majors to each team for fighting were handed out by. ret eree Blair Graham in the las half of the period. Guelph dominated play Iroughout most of the garm Dut Parson's 'netminding kep Red Deer in the game until Ris ebrough's third period heroics. CMCs club owner John Trl ione said after the game "We're going to issue a chal [enge for the Memorial Cup am we hope that it will be ac cepted." The win was Guelph's 23rd in 26 playoff games, after finishing first in the Southern Ontarii Hockey Association. Whalers ink Sehvood CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) New England Whalers th World Hockey Association an nounced Friday the signing defenceman Brad Selwood the National Hockey League1 Toronto Maple Leafs to a three year-contract. Selwood, 24, Is the secon NHL player to sign with th Whalers in less than a month Larry Pleau, formerly wit Montreal Canadiens, signed ear lier. Selwood scored four goals an got 17 assists in 72 games las season. "With Brad's signing, should be obvious that the Wha ers 'are seeking young player with proven major league abi ity who can play for us fo many years to Jac Kelley, general manager an coach of the Whalers, told news conference. Selwood, a native of Leamini ton, Onl, was picked by Ti ronto in the amateur draft i IMS and was sent to Tulsa Oi ers in tho Central Hocke League where he played on season before being traded 1 Vancouver Canucks of the tional Hockey League. In conjunction with Enerson Motors Ltd. PONTIAC.BUICK AGENCY 617 4th Avenun S. A W Drive-Ins Home of the Burger Family and Chubby Chicken 3rd Avo. and Scenic Dr. Mayor Magrath Dr. ACERS A Brand New Season A Brand New Show OPENING SHOW STOCK CAR RACING SUNDAY, MAY 7th Time Trials at 2 p.m. Racing at 3 p.m. EXHIBITION SPEEDWAY INCLUDED IN OUR OPENING SHOW Daredevil Clown will drive an older model car up a special ramp and will soar over 100 foot and crash head on Into a lino of parked cars. 'B' CLASS Well known plut others Lindy Smith, Ron Boycc, The Henderson Driv- ing Team, Bill Connors, Tom Dowdell, Jack Roberts and Garry Meader. SUPER STOCKS Appearing occasionally season. throughout (he 'C CLASS With a lot old ones. of new names including tho A NEW CLASS THIS YEAR CLAIMER CLASS {replaces old 'D' class cars) With over 30 now cars, SULLY SAYS -By Pat Sullivan] A BIT OF EVERYTHING The major league base- ball strike, that held up the start of the 1972 season some 13 days and a few hours, is still getting publicity Howard Cosell, ABC-TV sportscaster, disgruntled by the news media's disclosure during the baseball strike of some players' fat salaries, staled "this strike was never for the Hank Aarons, Carl Yastrzemskis or Willie Mayses It was for the four-year players who pass up college, spend three to five years to make the majors and have a career ruined by a dead arm or leg." Some big names are on the entry list for the July 3-9 Canadian Open at Cherry Hill Golf Club in Fort Erie George Archer, Jerry Heard, Bobby Mitchell, Lee Trevino, Arnold Palmer and Wilf Homenuik A native of Kamsack, Sask. Homenuik enjoyed his biggest pay day of his career in the recent Byron Nelson Classic The likeable Canadian pocketed and was within two feet of another Joe Lakie and Dr. Ed Cairns will match shots at the Country Club Sunday as the Coulee Course season officially gets under way with the President versus Vice president tourney And for those interested, the dinner and dance at the Country Club set for this evening is booked full according to club manager Doug Boyer Adolph Rupp, retired Kentucky bas- ketball coach, driving through the hills of Kentucky, stopped at a general store to make a purchase Scrawling his name on a check and then pointing to the signature, asked the storekeeper, "do you know who that The old man sleepily looked at Rupp and drawled, "well I was bopin' it was you Has the Lethbridge rugby team mellowed with age? Last year it was the Barbarians, now it's the Miners President of the club this year is Bob Baunton while next in command is Roger Marsh other executive members include Doug Mundell, Willie Birrell and Paul Carter The charter flights to sporting events that have been offered to south Albertans over the past two years seem to be catching on Celtic, the Scottish League soccer team, will be supported by more than 200 Canadian fans from Toronto in today's game with Hibernian The Canadian fans paid each for the trip I'll have to talk to my friends at Art Williams Travel and see if something can't be arranged to travel to Ireland for the 1972 hurling championships If the selection of Ken Dryden, as the National Hockey League rookie-of-the-year, surprised you because he played in last year's playoffs, it has no affect on his winning the Calder Cup Dryden played in only six regular season games and thus was eligible One thing that did surprise me was that Guy LeFleur, Dryden's Montreal Canadien teammate, didn't draw- one vote for rookie honors LeFleur, you'll re- member, was the first draft choice last spring. Bob Wilson of Cardston will be (he classiest cow- boy in any parade this summer, should he decide to dress up Wilson was the winner of a pair of silver spurs at the Silver Buckle Rodeo in Innisfail recently He won the calf roping in a time of 10 seconds flat and placed in both steer wrestling and bull rid- ing The gals of Henderson Lake Golf Club have a full day of activity planned for Sunday Nine holes of golf will be followed by a lunch and prizes Wednesday the gals have a banquet and at the same time will see the posting of the league teams for the coming year I didn't realize it but the New York Rangers lay claim to having their players win the Lady Byng Trophy more times than any other team in the NHL A member of the Rangers has won the most gentlemanly player award 13 times They didn't show it Thursday evening and it may be a 'good sign if they intend to upend the Bruins in the Stanley Cup final It was in- teresting to note that Johnny McKenzie called the New York fans animals I can't imagine what he would call the Boston fans were he playing for New York Walter Tkaczuk has been outstanding for the Rangers, especially in checking Phil Esposito The Ranger centre has managed to handle Esposito quite well despite the presence of Esposito's bodyguards Wayne Cashman and Ken Hodge. about 10 games experience (on defence) in pro hockey. "The man I'd normally drop back in a case like that would be Stewart. But he's out." Francis was still pondering what action to take if Neilson is unable to dress Sunday. He baa several possibilities to consider, none of which leaves him with a glowing Gensc of security. He has Gary Doak, who dressed as the fifth defenceman in the first two games at Boston but whose chippy penalties proved costly to the Rangers. He has Jim Dorey, a young who played but ona >ame after being acquired from Toronto Maple Leafs in Febru- ary before suffering a dislo- cated shoulder. Doctors would )refer that Dorey give ths shoulder more time to mend. ANDY CAPP Lakers near NBA title NEW YORK (AP) "If New York had won, everybody would have been talkine about what a great game Bill Bradley said Gail Goodrich of Los Angeles Lakers. "But they he said, pausing to savor the moment, then adding: "We did." And by beating the Knlckj 116-111 in overtime Friday night in Madison Square Garden, the Lakers, long frustrated trying for supremacy in the National Basketball Association, moved within a step of finally -wearing Ihe crown that has slipped from their grasp since 1954. That was the year they last won tbe championship only back then they were known as Minneapolis Lakers. In 1960 they moved to Los Angeles. Seven time since then they have made it to the finals. And seven times they have been thwarted, the last time in 1970 by the Knicks. SPORTS FANSI by GARY KIRK i KIRK'S TIRB SAUS LTD. Do you realize that In the I last 16 years only two 1001718 based Irj_ Ihe U.S. havo won I the Stanley Cup? Chi- I cage won in 1961 and Bos- _ ton in 1970 and in every I year except those two, from 1956 through 1971 either I Toronto or Montreal took tho Cup. (Hero's n surprising fad obout Ihe Kentucky Derby that most people aren't I aware of Most think that a horse has to ba good to run in the but, on the contrary, ANY 3- year old horse can be cnter- Ied provided his owner has paid the necessary f fees. Al'hougti most baseball fans know thot Ty Cobb hai the highest lifetime batting I average in baseball history, at .367, few fans know who stands as the second greatest I of all lime The player who has the second (highest lifetime averago is Rogers Hornsby He fin- hed with o mark of .358. Kirk's i you didn't know that has just rolled in a of Uniroya! Fastrak I carload of Uniroya! Fastrak I 4-Ply Polyester Tires created especially for the family 5 dan owner who doesn't do a lot of tearing around See our ad on Pago 9 for al! I I owner who doesn't do igo 9 for al! the details! Take advantage of the great value being of- fered on these! See KIRK'S for The Best Deal For Every Wheell TIRE SALES LTD. 'The Tire Experts" Your UNIROYAl Dealer I 3 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU I KIRK'S FERNIE, B.C. Phonn 423-7746 KIRK'S TIRE (TABER) LTD. 6201 SOIIi Avenue Phono 223-3441 ;