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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta It) Trie immmnGt HERALD Th Oil Kings suffer loss., manager Hunter upset UPSETS BILL Referee Marcel Vaillancourt measures a hockey slick used by Edmonlon Oil Kings' Darcy Rota {16 in right picture) ofler Edmonton was penalized for playing wilh illegal sticks during a Memorial Cup game between the Oil Kings and Peterborough Petes Wednesday in Ottawa, Kings' general manager Bill Hunter, who was u talks with Rota while he sits in the penalty box. Petes 6-4 scoring the winning goal while Rota was off the ice. pset at the call, won the game (CP Wirephoto) Ran sers still can't afford to lose NEW YORK (CP) The team with Ihu greatest momen- turn could the key to ning a Stanley Cup, hut Boston co-ach Tom Johnson is no firm believer in Ihe theory. New York Rangers have the a 3-2 win over the Bruins Tuesday night at Boston and ihc home-ice advantage here tonight for the sixth game in the best-of-seven series for the National Hockey League title. "It didn't help Johnson said Wednesday shortly after his club arrived in the cily. "We won here Sunday (3-2) then let last night. The Bruin coach suggested it was not so much New York's ability as his own cluh's inept performance that enabled the Rangers, who now trail 3-2 in games, to knock off the heav- ily-favored Bruins in game No. 5. "As far as I am concerned AH profits given to NHL pension fund Toronto offers use of rink TORONTO (CP) Full facili- ties oE Maple Leaf Gardens, with any profit to be turned over to the National Hockey League players' pension fund, were offered Wednesday in sup- port of the forthcoming Can- ada-Russia hockey tournament. Plans call for a Canadian restricted to ama- t e u r s o play eight games against the Russians in a home- and -home tournament with four games In Canada and the rest in thti Soviet. Union. In addition, exhibition games are proposed for Stockholm and Prague. Harold Ballard, president of the Gardens, said in a letter to Charles Hay, president ol Hockey Canada: "I am writing In my role as n director of Hockey Canada, rec- DOUBLE KNITS FOR SPRING SUITS SPORTS COATS SLACKS We hnvc suit} in plain shnc r.-. of privy, orown, burgundy subtle herrina-bonrs and basic, neat small designs. Yoi: can your paltorned fui) a vrrsa i p, outfit willi co-ordinating exh u slacks SUITS M SPORTS COATS FROM SLACKS M 22.95 ALBERT'S MEN'S APPAREL 331 -Stli St. S. Phone 377-2620 ocnizing that tills September we will achieve our first objective we ice Canada's best hookey players against the best from Russia. "However, by (he nature of our Canadian hockey set-up, with so many leagues, tions and organizations, each wiLh Its own vested interest, it could be very difficult to assem- ble our best team if some were to be so short-sighted as to let their private interest prevail. "As the ornier of an NHL club and a major arena, I wish to offer my assistance to you in the following ways: 1. Every player on the To- ronto Maple Leafs club, whom Hockey Canada wishes for this event, has my complete permis- sion to participate as needed, with no strings attached; 2. I hereby offer you Maple Leaf Gardens and its complete facilities for use as a training camp, free of charge; 3. Maple Leaf Gardens Is available for any, or all, games o be played in Canda on a non- profit basis. To be specific, the enlire Gardens' share of the gate receipts, without deduction for expenses of any kind, would be turned over to the NHL play- ers' pension fund. Hockey Canada is a non-profit body of businessmen and sports- men, supported by the federal government, and set up to help guide the nternational hockey fortunes of Canada. "From this world series of Ballard WTote, "it would appear that a substantial profit will be realized and I trust it will te used to further Hockey Canaca's second objec- tive, namely the development of the game here at home. "I feel strongly that money from this Russia-Canada series should be ploughed hack into the game at its very roots. "1 sincerely hope my con- freres on the board from tha other Canadian NHL clubs, the players' association and (lie Ca- nadian Amateur Hockey Associ- ation. CHUVALO APPROACHED NELSON, B.C. Cana- dian heavyweight boxing champion George Chuvalo was guaranteed Wednesday to defend his Canadian crown here Aug. 11 against Tom Burns of Creston, B.C., during Nelson's Diamond Jubilee Ccle- S.A.R.R.C. SOUTHERN ALBERTA RIDING and ROPING CIRCUIT Will Commence Jfs ROPE-OFFS MAY 13 at RAYMOND MAY 14 at CARDSTON Vacation Time is here "BEAT THE HE AT" These quality used cars all feature FACTORY-AIR 1969 BUICK WILDCAT 2-DR. HARDTOP 1970 CUSTOM IMPALA 2-DR. HARDTOP 1970 OLDS DELTA 88 4-DR. HARDTOP 1972 IMPAIA 4-DR. HARDTOP VERY GOOD SUPPLY OF QUALITY ___ USED TRUCKS______ SOMMERFELDT CAR SALES 371 13lh ST. N. PHONE 32B-9444 the Rangers lulled us to said Johnson, adding: "We didn't play our usual aggressive game." His words echoed the pnst- game sentiments of several Boston players. They'll get a chance to re- verse the picture tonight in Ma- dison Square Garden starting nt p.m. MDT. The Bruins aren't suffering from any of the minor ailments they normally acquire when they're playing the aggressive hitting game that has carried them to two straight East Divi- sion titles. "We really didn't make much contact out there to absorb any Johnson replied to reporters' questions about the health of his team. R a n g e r 's Emile Francis, meanwhile, held court for re- ports in his Garden's office witli the tidings from the wee hours of the morning still evident on his face. The New Yorkers were met by nearly fans when they arrived hack at LaGuardia air- port about 1 a.m. and the buf- feting and glad-handing of play- ers and management alike left a warm glow. "I took more checks going through two lines of those peo- ple than I did in my enlire hockey said the one- time NHL goaltender who per- formed in the days when it was unheard of for a goalie to fore- sake tha relative safety of his crease. "We appreciated those people meeting us. The crowd gave us a real lift." JUGGLING HELPS The Rangers got their biggest lift, however, when Francis de- cided before the third period of Tuesday's game to juggle his lineup, inserting Bobby Ilous- seau between Ted Irvine and Brace MacGregor. It was no shot in the dark. He had used the same makeshift trio several times during the season. liousscau, used sparingly in the game as point man on Iho New York power play, re- sponded lo the rotating chores immediately wilh two goals that lifted the Rangers from a 2-1 deficit. The goals were his first against Boston since Nov. 1, when he was with Mont- real Canadiens. Francis said he recalled using the trio against Montreal earlier in the season with New York down 3-1. The unit spear-headed a six-goal period and the New York coach has found them will- ing to respond in emergencies several times since that initial formation. DOESN'T NAME GOALTK While admitting lie wouldn't hesitate lo unilc the line again in the series, Francis declined lo say which of his two goal- I'd-lfr.' staff, tonight'a w'nu has looked sharp in his two ap- jwarances againsl. Ihe llniins, TMdie Giacomin who jias forai erratic in three games. Johnson, m f a n w h i 1 c, an- nounced Iliat he's going hack lo Kerry Checvors in an effort 10 wrnp Ihe series up liy (Mine No. Ci. In the event n deciding sev- enth game is necessary, it will be back in Jlaslon .Sunday start- ing at noon MDT. OTTAWA (CP) Peterbor- ough Pelcs cslahlislied them- selves as solid favorilcs to win the 1972 Memorial Cup Wedncs day night with a convincing 0-4 win over Edmonton Oil Kings. Coming on Ihe heels of their 4 2 win over Quebec champion Cornwall Royals Monday, Hie victory put Petes iulo Sunday's sudden-death final for national junior hockey honors. The Royals and the Oil Kings play Friday for Uu right pose Ihe Ontario champions. Both general-manager Bill Hunter and coach Brian Shaw of Edmonton were upset with the part played in their team's loss by two illegal-stick penal- ties. In Violh coses the slicks were less than two inches thick at the blade, the minimum stipulated in Canadian Amateur Hockey Association rules. The Petes cashed in on the first such call to score the win- ning goal early in the third pe- riod and Hunter called it "a cheap way to win a hockey game." PETES SHOW EDGE But on the ice the Petes dis- played a big edge over the Western champions. Strongest evidence was that they allowed the Oil Kings only two shots on net in the final period and the first after more than 13 minutes I of play. In all Edmonton tested Peter- borough goalie Mike Veisor 33 times while the Petes had 49 shots on John Davidson, picked up for the playoffs by the Kings from Calgary Centennials. For the most part, it was not an entertaining game for the 5.027 fans. And referee Marce' Vaillancourt appeared easy on the two teams in calling 12 minor penalties, seven of them to Edmonton. Doug Gibson, n smontliy nt centre for the Petes, got two goals and Iwo assists, adding to his first game total of two points. He now has a command- ing lead over individual scorers in the tournament. Ron Lalonde, who got a pair against Cornwall Monday, added another goal against Ed- monton. Jim Turkiewicz, Rick Chinnick and Jim Jones scored the other Peterborough goals. Brian Ogilvie's slapshot from outside the bluehne provided the first Edmonton goal. Terry M c D o n a 1 d, Don Kozak and Darcy Rota also scored for the Oil Kings. The Kings were rated tourney favorites by many pro hockey scouts but didn't live up to these expectations. They managed a 2-1 lead after the first 20 minutes on goals by Ogilvie and McDonald. Lalonde was Hie Peterborough scorer. KINGS SEEM TO FADE After a lacklustre start of the second period, Peterborough rapped in three quick goals and the Kings seemed to be fading. But back-to-back penalties to Peterborough gave Edmonton the opportunity to bang home WCIAA formally dissolved CALGARY The Western Canada Tntercoiregiate Athletic Association was form- ally dissolved Wednesday with the formation of the Canada West University Athletic Asso- ciation. The announcement was made in a news release during week- long meetings of western uni- versity representatives. A second conference, expect- ed to be called the Great Plains Athletic Association, will be formed later this week to split the old WCIAA into eastern and western organiza- tions. Both associations will be in- dependent. Members of the Canada West Association are the universi- ties Alberta, Calgary, Lcth- britlge, Victoria, British Col- umbia nnd Saskatchewan, Sas- katoon campus. The Great Plains group is to include Saskatchewan's Hegina campus, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Brandon and the Lakchead Also in attendance were offi- cials from Simon Frfl-scr Uni- versity in B.C. who indicated .n interest in participating in the Canada West Association. Tho association said in a news release .invited fall. Wo would welcome Simon Eraser into the league it it nccU scholarship nnil recruit- ment, restriction .said CWAA spokesman Dennis Kart- nlz, athletic director for the 'iiiversify of Some fiO alhlelic directors, physical education diredors a n d student representatives ore attending Ihe meetings. power-play goals by Koznk and Rota and tlie teams left Hie ico for second break tied aL 4-4. From then on it was strictly a Peterborough show. Hunter and Shaw put up a shouling match when Vnillan-court called a penalty against RoLa for using an illegal as (he lliinl period started. Phil Kii.ssoll joined Hola in the pt'M.'iHy box (tf seconds laler and (he Petes handled Hie puck bejiiilifiilly in the Edmon on With dcfcnccman Keith Mackic playing without a stick, Gibson whipped home (he winning goal. Race results Park race resulls Wednesday. FIRST SMQO, claiming, 3 year olds, 7 fur-Onqs. Tru Summerland (McCaulcy) 11.40 7.60 5.50, Never Silenr (Wiseman) Ia.20 7.90, Faulls Enlre (Hedge) 8.20. Time: 1-5. Dym M o n n, Canalla Rocky, Will Argue, Allanlic Ocean also ran. SECOND Slj'iOO, claiming, 4 year olds and up, 7 furlongs. Ocvvcy Floy (Sladnyki 110 3 also ran. FIFTH claiming, 3 year olds, Fur-oiins. Shcrralcpn (McCauley) B.OO J.JO 3.50, Big CrJ'jp (Wslson) 4.50. Catafiouj (Slfltlnyk) 3. 3D. lime: 1-5. Disis Joe, Sfclfler Auction, Mary> Fancy, Gypsy Fay, Hellzi also ran. EXACTOR: S3B.10, SIXTH claiming, 4 year olds nnd up, 7 'urlonqi. Irish Minstrel (Sanchez) B HO 390 300, Cnsfi Dcpnsir (Gillingslcy) 3.DQ Lh- -IDPC (-Vfiill i 3 90. Time: 1-5. Kim Slikine, Jasper Park, Silk Bullons. Miss Kaysuecon, Disismagic DAILY DOUBLE: 2-i. PadcJyqotssy, Tollivar. War G ee, Tjble For Tony, Pops Lady also ran. SEVENTH claiming 4 year olds and up, 7 (urlcags. Sloke-i Rond (Rnsmussen) J.OO 2.70 Perfect Sonnet (Rycroit) 4-UQ 16.00 10. SO, Champagne (Morris) Magic Lodtie (McCauley) S.AQ. T me: 35. Cariboo Chief, Slormy Summer, Bclmong Baron, Win A Point, Elar Pine also ran. QUINELLA. 5D. FOURTH SI, 500, claiming, 4 year olds ond up, 1 MS miles. Or I's Sheila (Rasmus-sen) 580 360 2.40, Prlddis Dandy (Shields) A BO 310, Reg cide (Norrls) 2. BO. Time: -10 3.00, Vast Opporlunily (Norris) 5.30. Time: 1-5. Translbriar, Nilo B Gcwd, Dlspen-snlion, Rockln Ruler, Superstart also ran. EIGHTH furlonns. Misiyway (Norrls) 9 BO 3. BO 3.70, Plckol Boss (McCauley) 3.70 3.00, Ba -tic Malch (D. Wiseman) 5.70. Time: Fire Opal. Green Port, Patapouf, S14.90. ELRICH TIRE Jgl 1 SPORT SCORES NATIONAL EAST W LPd. GBL New York 13 6 .6BJ Ph ladelotila 13 B .619 1 Men real 1! 8 .600 fh caao ..10 11 ,J76 4 Pi Isburgh 9 n .J50 4Va St. Louis S 12 .Alt 5 WEST HDUS on 13 7 .650 Los Angeles 13 9 1 Sfin Diego 10 12 .ASS i Allanla 9 Id .391 Clncrinall fl 13 .391 S'A San Francisco 8 16 .333 7 TODAY'S GAMES San Francisco Bryant 0-2 at Montreal Renko 1-2 N San Diego Arlln 2-3 at Phlladelph'n Champion 3 0 N Los Angeles Singer 2-2 and John 2-2 a New York McAndrew 1-0 ond Sesver -1-1 D-N Houston Reuss 7-1 or Dlerker 2-1 al St. Louis Wise 2-2 WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Chcnqo 000 100 4 3 Cincinnati -HI 000 B 3 Pappas Phoebus (7) McGinn (B) and Hundley; Nolan Billing ham (7) Carroll (9) and Bench. Houston 200 001 10 IT 1 St. Louis W5 000 B 1 Roberts, Hlaslngame Grlllln (7 Ray (5-0) (6) and Edwards; Gib, son, Sanlorinl (8) Grzenda Drabowsky (9) and Simmons. HRs: Hou-Meliger May SL-Sim-mons (2J. Loi Angelei 111 DM WO 00- 3 105 New LEAGUE EAST W L Pet. GBL Cleveland 12 7 ,632 Balilmore 11 7 .611 Vi Detroit n 7 .611 W NEW York i 13 Dosion 5 11 .313 Milwaukee S 12 .294 6 WEST MinnpsrlB IJ 1 J7B Oakland 12 5 .706 iv3 Chicago 10 9 .526 California B 11 ..121 6 '3 Texas 811 J21 6V'a Kansas City E 13 .301 7 TODftY'S GAME! Texas Gc-nolewskl M al Bnltlmora Palmer 5-2 N Eoslcn Culp 1-3 California Mes. sersmilh 2-3 N WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Kansas Cily "M OM 1 i fl Cleveland 003 00] 7 10 fl Hedlund (0-3) Rooker (6) Muritiy (7) Nelson (B) and K'rkpfllrichj Perry (5-2) nnd Fosse. HR: A. Johnse-n Dclroit tOO OM 4 1 Chicago noo 003 7 10 Q Timmerman, Meeler (0.1) Seel-bach Pcrranoski Slrampe (B) Niekro (B) and Haller; Bradley 3-1) and Herrmann. Milwaukee 001 200 4 1 Oakland ooo not o 3 T Rreft (1-3) end Porler; Hunter Horlon (9) and Duncan. HR: M Conlnliaro Boslon 000 100 1 1 T California ODD (131 5 13 1 PHllin Pelers (1-0) (5) and Kusnyer. Texas MO WO 7 T Baltimore .000 000 Ml- 1 5 f Brobcrn (5-3) and Suarez; McNnlly (J-l) anrf Elchebarren. Downing Brewer Mlkkelsen (12) (0-J) and Dtelz; Matlack, Me-Graw (2-0) (10) and Grole. HRs: Roblnwn Staub San Francisco wo too 7 13 C Montreal 000 100 7 5 McDowell (5-0) and Rarfer; Stone-man (3-3) Marshall (8) Strohmaycr (P) and BcTccabella. HR: Bailey Plllsburgfi CM 003 9 5 Allanla 121 000 40 B IS 0 Johnson (0.2) Walker (2) Glusll (4) Hernandez [7) Miller (7) and Sanqull-en; Nlekro (-1-3) and Williams. HRs: pgh-OJIver (2) Robertson LEADERS AS R H Per. Certeno, Ho'J 71 13 79 100 270 KeKJch (3-3) Beene (7) and Mimson; J. Perry (3-1) Granaer (9) and Mlt, Icrwald. HR. Min-Krllebrew LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pcf. Berry, Cal 35 4 I Braun, Min 50 7 Z .400 Cash, Del 58 11 21 .362 P Kelly, Chi 5-i 7 19 .352 Plnson, Cal 7 23 .348 Brohamer, Cla ,49 8 17 .3J7 Plnlella, KC 79 11 27 ,3J2 Frcehan, Def 62 11 21 .339 Darwin, Min ii 11 22. 335 Thompson, Mln 75 11 25 .333 Home runs: Darwin, Minnesota, Cash, Dclroit, Runs natlert in: Darwin, Minnesota, (20) Cash, Detroit, Tennell, Pgh 53 1 21 J96 Lee, 5D 47 6 19 .3B3 frprdn. All 37 2 14 .378 Monday, Chi 5S 13 21 -375 Hickman, Chi 5fi IS 21 -375 Torre, SlL 73 11 27 ,370 Sannuillen, Pgh SJ fl 30 .357 Hul on, Phil 46 5 16 .3J8 Homo runs: Colbert, San Diego, (7 H. Aaron, Allanla, R. Woodson, Minnesota, Locker, Oak-Innd, Lolich, DelrD t, MINOR BALL International League Syracuse 12 Lcufsviile 3 Tidewater 4-2 Richmond 3-1 co, Runs batted In: Klngman, To-lan, P Icning (2) decisions: Ssven nt J-5 Eugene 3-3 6 Phoenix 3 Salt Lake 7 Hawaii 3 They're here! 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