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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 16-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD May 1974 What is left for Howe to HOUSTON Gordie Howe helped make Horston Aeros champions of the World Hockey Association this year and now is asking if there is anything else to prove. The greatest goal scorer of all time in the National Hockey Howe came out of retirement this season to play with his Mark and in the WHA. With his the Aeros won the league's West Division and Sunday night beat Chicago Cougars 6-2 to capture the league championship. In the picked up four played his regular killed was on the power play and took a few shifts on defence. don't think anyone will ever be able to say too much about the coach Bill Dineen of the Aeros said after the victory which gave Houston the championship 4-0 over the Cougars. FUTURE UNDECIDED Howe said he didn't know what he would be doing next season. got a lot of thinking to do between now and next year. I've got to ask myself if there's anything left to prove. I've got to talk to Kaplan. I think I'm willing to sacrifice again if I thought I could have as much fun as I did this year.'' Irvin Kaplan is owner of the Aeros and the man who will decide how much it is worth to the club to have Howe play again. Howe came out of retirement to play with his sons for a package estimated at million between the three. Gordie's called for only one year of playing. On top of the salary he also will share in the that goes to the Aeros as WHA champions. SCORED IN BUNCHES The Sunday win was fashioned on two scoring sprees. The Aeros scored three times twice on power plays in less than 2Vz minutes in the first period and then scored three power-play goals in just over three minutes in the finai period. Murray who scored the first two power-play goals in the first power play was working to perfection Larry who emerged as the playoff scoring champion with nine goals and 14 also scored twice. Andre Hinse and Gord Labossiere got the other Houston goals. Jan Popeil and Rick Morris scored for the .Cougars. Broad Street Bullies complete upset of favored Bruins Lengthy illness fatal for Topping MIAMI Fla. Dan 61. the flamboyant sportsman who was co-owner of New York Yankees during the baseball club's dynasty died Saturday night at the Miami Heart Institute after a lengthy illness. Who owned the PHILADELPHIA A three-day squabble over who could use jointly owned tickets to watch the Stanley Cup final game ended with one man watching it at home on television and the other somewhere in the Spectrum. William Ballen and Stanley both 25-year-old high school have shared the seats to Philadelphia Flyers' games for three years. But who ended up watching the 1-0 victory over Boston on filed suit Friday asking that the tickets be turned over to him for an agreed price of Markusczka couldn't be found Saturday for the so the dispute was never resolved. Topping and his Del owned the Yankees from 1945 with Larry they purchased the team from the estate of the late Col. Jacob They held the club until 1966 when they sold their majority control to the Columbia Broadcasting Sytem. The purchase price for Top- Webb and MacPhail was and two years after they acquired the MacPahil sold his share to the other partners for million. reached at his home north of said he saw his former partner two weeks ago. never seen Dan hap- MacPhail said. he couldn't stop smoking. The doctors had told him to but he couldn't. was one great MacPhail added. After the Topping replaced MacPhail as president. George Weiss was brought in as general manager and Casey Stengel became field manager. That ushered in the one of the most successful eras in baseball history. Over the period from 1949 through the Yankees won 14 American League pen- nants and nine World Series. GARAGE GOT YOUR CARP GALL SAVE MONEY. Anytime your car is out of service for a short call for one of our cars. new HOST Monte Carlos and other line cars are ready and waiting lor you at our beautiful low rates. And if the repair job is a long check our special weekly rates. Simply terrific. CALL HOST SAVE MONEY' HOST features General Motors and other line cars CORPORATE OFFICE 1MO WELLINGTON AVENUE WINNIPEG CANADA 328-8333 Parent's stingy netminding a key factor PHILADELPHIA With some inspirational help from Kate Rick MacL- eish's. power-play goal and Bernie Parent's shutout Philadelphia Flyers upset the experts and defeated Boston Bruins Sunday 1-0 to win the Stanley Cup. It gave the Broad Street Bullies the best-of-seven National Hockey League final 4-2 and climaxed a miracle finish for the seven-year-old team. anybody had anything to prove to himself and the hockey he said Terry Crisp. The Philadelphia goalie jumped to the rival World Hockey Association's Phila- delphia Blazers from Toronto Maple Leafs two years became disgruntled near season's then jumped back to the established league. His Toronto rights were sub- sequently traded to the Flyers so he could continue to play in Philadelphia. The victory for the Flyers ignited a celebration Philadelphia hasn't seen since 1950 when the Phillies' Whiz an unlikely bunch of kids who the previous year had played for Toronto in the International won the National League baseball title. Thousands of Spectrum fans invaded the ice surface to help Parent and captain Bobby Clarke parade the Stanley Cup around. Outside the some on held back crowds who tried to crash the party inside The heavily favored to clean up the series early for their third Stanley Cup in five reluctantly admitted the Flyers deserved to win. Kate the songstress whose record of God Bless America has a 37-3-1 won-lost- tied mark while being played prior to Philadelphia home games since year the Flyers joined the a prolonged ovation from the crowd of whose song was 8-0 at the Spectrum this made her first personal appearance for the hockey team earlier this year and the Flyers won 2-0. Asked about the spell the singer's record seems to have over the Phila- delphia coach Fred Shero ad- mitted. I guess they don't need me any CHANGED THEIR STYLE His team annihilated the Bruins with little evidence of the brute strength that marked its progress into the playoff rounds where they rolled up a record 252 penalty minutes against New York Rangers. Parent helped Philadelphia to a West Division shared the goalies' Vezina Trophy with Tony Esposito of Chicago Black was named to the division all-star team and won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player in the post- season games. But Shero said the final out- come was determined by the ability of the Flyers to upset the Bruins' superstar defen- Bobby Orr. was Shero said of the Flyers' plans to keep pressing forcing him to make mistakes that soon became frequent as he tried to generate a Boston attack. just overworked Orr spent 35 minutes and 12 seconds on the ice Sundav. It PHILADELPHIA 1 BOSTON 0 Firtl Period 1. Philadelphia. MacLeish 13 14.48. Penalties Dupont Forbes. Clement O'Reilly 13.58. Clarke 14-22 Second Period No scoring Penalties Dupont Hodge I 15. Sims 5-44. Joe Watson Vadnaii 17.46 Third Period No scoring Penalties O'Reilly Schultz II 15 Bucyk 14.54. Orr 17-38 Shots on goal by Boston 16 Philadelphia 8 14 might have been more except that he served a couple of pen- his temper against Flyers' Bobby Clarke in the first period then hauling the Philadelphia centre down late in the game. But the Boston defenceman said the Flyers deserved the win. can't skate in spurts like we did. You have to go all out. There's no excuse for not playing hard and well in the fi- nals. worked their butts General manager Harry Sinden and team-mate Wayne Cashman thought Bobby got the raw end of a ruling by referee Art Skov who called him for holding Clarke at of the third period. told us in 1972 he'd get said today he Cashman Bobby did was take the puck off Clarke and all Clarke did was take a But Boston defenceman Carol Vadnais said hockey fans shouldn't be surprised at the Philadelphia victory. all they finished with only one point less than us over the regular season. Finks resigns BLOOMINGTON Jim who as general manager turned Minnesota Vikings from an also-ran into a perennial National Football League has resigned. a former NFL declined to com- ment on his resignation except to feel this decision is in the best interests of my future and my family's future and I really feel it's going to be in the best interest of the two Minnesota Vikings' directors said ownership in the team was one of the big factors. B. H. Ridder chair- man of the said Finks attempted to gain a share in the ownership last summer. Ridder said there were other internal but refused to elaborate. Board member Jack was no way we could give him ownership in the a former general manager of Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football resigned Thursday and reaffirmed his decision Saturday at a board but the action was not learned until late Sunday. Finks was asked if he had plans to join the World Football League. this is a delicate situ- he said. not ruling out anything. But I have no plans whatsoever. I don't think at this stage it would serve any purpose to take shots at the World Football League. have never spoken to any- one from the World Football League. I have no plans to go Sea of people A crowd estimated at two million cheered the Flyers i Two million fans on hand for parade in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA the biggest turnout since VJ said Mayor Frank Rizzo as Philadelphians went on an emotional binge Monday for the Flyers. 'Police commissioner Joseph O'Neill estimated that two .million people turned out for a parade honoring the National Hockey League Stanley Cup winners. shows what can happen to a town vfith a said his face specked with confetti thrown on the 50-car ntiotorcade through the city centre. There were hundreds of signs along the six-mile parade route from the Flyers' Spectrum through the downtown business district to Independent Square. Carried by four nuns was a sign which Saves Bernie Saves is goalie Parent who earned the Conn Smythe Trophy as most valuable player in the play-offs. The Flyers gathered for the parade at the Spectrum less than 12 hours after they defeated Boston Bruins 1-0 to wrap up the Slanely Cup. 'Dave Schultz said he found graffiti over the outside of his home. Bobby Clarke team said 10 policemen kept vigil al his home all night. BERNIE BUYS BOAT .Parent said he was buying a boat with his playoff money. going to name it Berger decides not to sell Als The Stanley Missing from the parade were Clarke who took sick before the caravan left the defenceman Ed Van Impe who got tied up in heavy and Gary Dornhoefer who had a shoulder dislocated in the Boston series. Along the line of march there were people dressed in their New Year's Day Mummers Parade costumes and one young man as Superman. Another held up an aluminum foil replica of the Stanley Cup. Kate whose rendition of God Bless America is the Flyers' good luck was on hand to lead thousands in singing the Irving Berlin classic. never seen anything like said Flyers' coach Fred Shero. I knew they loved us as much as they we would have won in four games instead of After Miss Smith was awarded an honorary fire badge by Fire Commissioner Joseph the mayor's the crowd began to chant for the players. want Schultz. We want reverberated through the quadrangle. who holds the NHL record for most penalties in a stepped forward. He held up a T-shirt on which was can be very CCM Concord 10 Speed Bikes Lightweight 10 speed All sizes Men's and Ladies' April 1st List Price SAVE J12995 WE NEED YOUR TRADE-INS BUDGET TERMS AVAILABLE BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 91 3 3rd Ave. South Phone 327-3221 MONTREAL Sam owner of Montreal Albuettes of the Canadian Football has decided net to sell his club. 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