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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, May I, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HEKALB Esposilo, Goyelte Also Honored Orr Proves Worth, Wins Hart By CHUCK BOSTON (CP) Bruins dcfenceman Bobby Orr added further laurels to an al- ready illustrious National Hockey League season today when he was named winner of both the Hart Memorial and James Norris Memorial tro- phies. Two other award winners, an- nounced by the NHL, were Chi- cago Black Hawks goalie Tony Espositp, who won the Calde Memorial Trophy as Rookie o tlio Year and veteran St. Louis Blues centre PHI Goyette who received the Lady Byng Memo- rial Trophy. The Hart is the league trophy for the player judged most valu able to his team; the Norri MORE HONORS Bobb; Orr today was named winner of the Hart Memorial am James Norris trophies. Oil Kings Nearly Out EDMONTON (CP) Junio star Reg Leach whipped three goals Thursday night lead Flin Flon Bombers to 4-3 win 'over Edmonton Oi Kings, virtually clinching th Western Canada Hockey leagu title for the eastern division champions. The Bombers now lead th bestrof-seven final 3-0. The fourth game is scheduled for Edmonton Saturday night. Lead) scored two goals in the first period, the first on a power play and the secom .while he was kilh'ng a penalty He rounded out the Flir. Flon at the mark of the second on a three-way passing play with John Morrison ania Broadcasting System to die- ate weekend scheduling. "When a team plays on a Sat- irday night out of town and has o be ready for a home game Sunday it is hard on he he said. "Players do not get to bed until 4 a.m. following a tiring trip and to be ready for a game at one in the afternoon is a bit much." Such scheduling, he said, did ot exist before CBS began 3arrying a "game of the on Sundays. CHIP OFF THE OlD MANS' BLOCK Jake La Malta, right, who won title from Marcel Cerdan's father in Detroit in 1949, takes a good-natured swing at Marcel, left, at the Hotel Concord, Lake Kiamesha, N.Y. The young Cerdan will meet Donato Paduano of Canada in a 10-round wel- terweight bout at New York's Madison Square Garden Monday. League Opens 'Next Wednesday Cubs, Miners Both Stronger Junior Hobs' Coach Vlay Change Netminder MONTREAL (CP) Ther :ay be a goaltending cliang ongs secon game o te )est-of-seven Memorial Cup jun hockey final against Wey urn Red Wings. (WOOD OR ALUMINUM) OR REPAIRED! Mow's the time to Repair Door and Window Screens! -Keep Flies and Inwcri out (hit FREE ESTIMATES! LETHBRIDGE SH ano OR "I haven't really decided who to said Canadiens coach Roger Bedard. "I may alternate Wayne Wood and John Garret for the rest of the series." Wood played the opening game of the series Wednesda; night and made some gopc saves in the. Canadiens 9-4 win He looked weak on a couple o goals in the series opener anrobably not have any changes n his lineup. Dunn plans to go with goal- lender Jerome Mzarek, picked ip from Moose Jaw Camicks of he SJHL for the playoffs. "I've seen Mzarek better lan he did Wednesday, but I on't plan to him now. He was a bit nervous just like the rest of my players." Mzarek said after Wednes- day's game he didn't notice any Montreal forward in particular and that they all looked good to him. "I am sure we are going in win a game in this series. We don't have what you would call a super-star, but We have three well-balanced lines and the kids want to play. "We didn't play up to our po- tential in-Wednesday's game. 1 know we can better." The third game of the series is scheduled Sunday night and the fourth will be played either Tuesday or Wednesday. All games are being played in Montreal. Stampeders Sign Pair CALGARY (CP) -Calgary Stampeders of the Western Foot- ball Conference today announc- ed the signing of two new im- wrts, quarterback Jerry Hend- erson and offensive guard Fred Alvarez. Henderson, a six-foot, 190- xmnder from Washington State Jniversity, attended the Stamp- eders' training camp in 1969 nit then had to spend six months in the United States Armed Forces. He was invited o return in 1970. Alvarez is a six-footer from Utah State University- who has ilso used his 240 pounds incbacker. Calgary now has signed 27 .ilnyers for the 1970 season, in- luding six veterans, im- and eight MD-importe. A1 It will be strengthened team against strengthened team nex Wednesday when the Leth iridge Crighton Cubs tangle with the Lethbridge Junior Min- ers in the opening game in the City Recreation Baseball League. Both the Cubs and the Miners have benefitted from the Leth- bridge Flyers and the Leth- bridge Alexandra Monarchs folding their operations. Cubs have a vastly improved pitching staff over last year's club which finished second in the league's regular seaso standings. Is 1969, the Cubs relied heav- ily on the right arm of fire- balling Greg Lazaruk. This should not be the case in 1970. Righthander Andy Shorthouse may be the biggest addition to the Cubs' mound corps. Shorthouse last season threw strikes for the Calgary Giants in the tough Alberta Major Baseball League and had a more than respectable season. Also in the Cubs' camp are a pah- of ex Flyers, Dennis King and Merv Shankland. King was the ace for the Fly- ers last season while coach Ooug Frier feels that Shanfc- land's experience should rub off on the other pitchers. John Petrunia is the other hurler attending Cub workouts and Frier will likely give him bis share of the pitching load. Frier has only five othei1 players, besides Lazaruk, from last year's team turning out for workouts. They are catcher Glenn Wyrostok, infielders Jim Campbell and Bill Persley, out- fielder Howie Heggedal and utility-man John Vaselenak. Others attending workouts are catcher Bruce Gullett, who hails from Edmonton, infield- ers Tony Sutcliffe and Athol Thomas, and infielder out- fielders Bill Kenney, Hob Rut- ton and Cal O'Brien. Frier, to say the least, is op- timistic about his club's chances of finishing on top of the eight- team league at the end of the season. Equally as opttm 1 s t i c, and rightly so, are manager Jack Kerr and coach Barry Golberg of the Miners. The Miners have also bolster- ed their pitching staff as they have added Craig Simmons, Rod Taylor, Don Hildebrand and Tim Negrello to their two holdovers, Randy Wolstoncroft and Randy Maxwell. Simmons and Taylor join the iliners from the Flyers while Hildebrand comes from Taber and Negrello was used a great deal last year by the Monarchs. Four other Flyers have join- ed the Miners' ranks which, in (self, should improve the club. Hard hitting third-baseman lob Roy heads the list while Sob Turner, who was one of be league's top outfielders and steadiest hitters last season also will help. Infielder Ron Berlando and outfielder catcher Don Diet- zen are the other two ex-Fly- ers attending workouts. Doug Yorgasonj John Moly-[ neux and Wayne Nielson have been battling it out for the catcher's job. Yorgason was the team's regular catcher last year. Other players from last year's club are Frank Gnandt, Cam Burr, Robin Ondrick, Bill Kerr, Mel Zatylny and Rick Campbell. Manager1 Jack Kerr mention- ed that he was looking more to whining the Alberta junior championship than to taking the league. However Ire also felt that the Miners were strong enough to make the playoffs and that they may even give it a run for top spot. "We've got good Kerr added. Cubs and Miners tangle at eight o'clock at Henderson Park. Othei- teams In the league the defending champion Vulcan Giants, Brooks Lions, Milk River, Enchant Red SOT and newcomers Taber and Pincber Creek. AGAR RESIGNS SASKATOON (CP) Agar, managcr-ccach of Saska- toon Blades of the Western Canada Hockey League for the past seven years, resigned this morning. JACK'S PLUMBING SERVES LETHBR1DGE For Estimate! Phont JACK FULLER 328-2515 1970 TORO REPAIR OR TRADE Parts and Service Centre for Southern Alberta HEPP'S INDUSTRIES 1 MILE EAST OF STOCKYARDS Phone 327-4242 or 327 2533 fiye Whisky-a proud product of Canadian Schenley Distilleries Ltd. ;