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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta DIP YOU KNOW You can save money on short haul air travel by travelling midnight Friday thru 3 p.m. Sunday. For special weekend rates to Victoria contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE yiOAOtMAl L PHONE The LetKbridge Herald PtiMW 3M-7411 FILING CABINETS Third Section Bep levels blast at Espo ex-coach bows out noisily TORONTO Bep who resigned as coach of Boston Bruins on Monday when he was denied a five-year said today Phil Esposito's mind was elsewhere during the National Hockey League play-offs. I was negotiating with a team in the World Hockey Guidolin said in a telephone from his home in Ont. can't really fault a guy for considering a but not at that league scoring champion four of the last five had been rumored having talks throughout the playoffs with the WHA's Vancouver and Cincinnati teams. I understand he's in Vancouver... I guess that puts the icing on the Guidolin said. The big centre wasn't the only Boston shooter the 48-year-old Guidolin felt didn't pull his load in the recent Stanley Cup final which the Bruins lost to Philadelphia Flyers. He labelled Ken Hodge's performance and can you expect from Johnny who's 39 and should be a utility But his esteem for superstar Bobby always at a high level during the rose in the playoff rounds. were just too many of those guys relying on No. Guidolin said of the Bruins' outstanding defenceman who .shrugged oft series of injuries. gave me 110 per right from training even when he was injured. guy is just one super hockey player. He was out there playing his heart out even when he shouldn't have been while guys who weigh 200 pounds weren't getting their hair Guidolin said that sophomore Gregg who led Boston goal scorers in the post-season was another who kept the Bruins alive in the playoffs. He said that without the little North native's production wouldn't have gotten by Toronto Maple Leafs in the Guidolin felt reports from Boston quoting him as saying quit on and suggesting that general manager Harry Sinden to coach the what's he afraid of losing his were a little strong. But he didn't deny the statements were basically his thinking. think Harry should but 1 said it as a Guidolin said. guess some guys could see how things were going during the playoffs and they interpreted my feelings. Punch Imlach and Emile Francis could be both GM and so why not The Herald Sports Hadfield expected others to go first VIC HADFIELD NICK BEVERLEY Stamps add to offensive line CALGARY Calgary Stampeders of the Western Football Conference announced today the signing of two offensive Murray Anderson from the University of and Bruce Dobson from the University of Illinois. and 225 has played all his football in Calgaiy. He won the most valuable player and outstanding lineman awards in high school and finished out last season by being named to the Canada West Intercollegiate Athletic Union all-star team as a centre. By THE CANADIAN PRESS Vic former captain of New York says he didn't expect to be the first to go. expected but I thought others would go Hadfield-said Tuesday after he learned the Rangers had sent him to Pittsburgh Penguins in a National Hockey League trade for defenceman Nick Beverley. The who this year were eliminated in the Stanley Cup semi-finals for the third time in four were ex- pected to make some changes. And Ranger general man- ager-coach Emile Francis said the dumping of who has three years remaining on a five-year contract worth a reported is only the start. is not our last Francis said. anticipate a couple more ROSTERS FROZEN NHL rosters were frozen Monday night until the ex- pansion draft during the week starting June but Francis said he already has some deals in mind when that time comes. sure my contract had a lot to do with Hadfield said in a telephone interview from his home. have to believe there was a lot of pressure from The 33-year-old left-winger signed his con- tract in 1972 after he had be- come the first Ranger to score 50 goals in one season. Hadfield had 106 points in 1971-72 and combined with centre Jean Ratelle and right- winger Rod Gilbert to set a league record of most and most by a line in one season. The following Hadfield's production dwindled to 62 points and last hampered by a series of in- he had only 55 points. thought our line deserved another year Had- field said. felt I gave 100 per cent as I always PLAYED FOR BRUINS who started last season with Boston is a journeyman defenceman with only two seasons in the NHL Hadfield said that when Francis telephoned to tell him he had been the Ranger manager wouldn't tell him who New York had received in the trade. don't want to say anything bad about Hadfield said after he was told Beverley was the other player involved. don't know much about Beverley. But I did think they would get more for me. We don't need any more defen- it's as plain as the nose on your The Penguins said they would be looking to Hadfield for leadership. be a steadying in- fluence on our younger play- a Pittsburgh spokesman said. The Penguins also announced they had acquired left winger Nelson Debenedet from Detroit Red Wings for minor league left winger Hank Novak and a third-round amateur draft choice. DRIVER DIES DALLAS Johnny a race-car died in hospital Monday from injuries he received in a crash at the Colbert Raceway in Friday night. Cash's car overturned in the speedway pinning him underneath. Lethbridge. Alberta. May 1974 Pages 21-32 Few teams kept their choices a secret After 59 more were drafted MONTREAL It took hours to draft 60 players Tuesday in the opening session of the National Hockey League's secret amateur draft. The being conducted by resumes today and may carry on to Thursday. The idea of the secret draft was to give the NHL teams a head start over the rival World Hockey Association in negotiating with the over-age juniors. Some clubs revealed all of their others just their first picks and still others kept quiet. Washington who had first introduced defenceman Greg Joly at a news conference about three hours after he had officially chosen. KEY TO VICTORY Joly was a key man in the Regina Pats march to the Me- morial Cup earlier this month in Calgary. Montreal Canadiens declined to discuss their five first-round picks. It was that they selected left winger Cam Connors from Flin Flon centre Doug Riseborough from Kitchener defenceman Rick Chartraw from forward Mario Tremblay from Montreal Juniors and centre Gord McTavish from Sudbury. Montreal had the sev- 12th and 15th picks Eagle threw party TORONTO While the National Hockey League conducted a secret telephone draft of junior hockey players lawyer Alan Eagleson threw a party for a group of the draftees. Eagleson had 26 junior players all his clients and their families at a golf club for cocktails and and six of the 26 turned up in the first round of the NHL draft. The six winger Wilf Paiement of St. Catharines Black drafted by Kansas City defenceman Rick Hampton of St. drafted by California Golden winger Bill Lochead of Oshawa drafted by Detroit Red centre Jack Valiquette of Sault Ste. Mane drafted by Toronto Maple defenceman Lee Fogolin of drafted by Buffalo and defenceman Dave Maloney of drafted by New York Rangers. honestly didn't think I'd be said a native of who scored a record 63 goals in the Ontario Hockey Association Major Junior A series last season. who has another year of junior said he was seriously considering staying in junior hockey. point is I'm not sure I'm ready to tangle with those guys he said in reference to the task of having to compete for a job against the Leafs' established centres. Gordie Howe grabs usual trophy while son Mark named top rookie TORONTO Winning most valuable player awards is almost old hat for Gordie Howe of Houston Aeros of the World Hockey Association. who captured the Na- tional Hockey League's Hart Trophy six times in a 25-year career with Detroit Red was named Tuesday most valuable player in the WHA. The 46-year-old right winger shared the awards spotlight with son who was named WHA rookie-of-the- year. WHA president Dennis Mur- phy announced media selections for his league's top individual awards on the eve Af llwt UJU A Other award-winners were Pat Stapleton of Chicago Cou-. top Ralph Backstrom of most sportsmanlike player and Billy Harris of Toronto coach of the year. Gordie retired as a player with the Red Wings after the 1970-71 but decided to come back this year when the Aeros offered him a chance to play with sons Mark and Marty. He finished third in the scor- ing race with 31 goals and 69 assists. Mike Walton of Minnesota Fighting Saints won the scoring title but lost out to in drawing 86 points to Gordie's 135. Gordie was the first choice of 22 writers and Walton 11. Gerry Cheevers of Cleveland the only other player to draw a first-place accumulated 19 points. who holds all of the NHL's career scoring had three goals and 14 assists in 13 playoff with nine points coming in a four-game final series sweep of the Cougars. LEFT MARLBOROS who still was eligible to play with Toronto Marlboros of the Ontario Hockey Association Major Junior A series last He drew 115 points. Claude St. Sauveur of Vancouver Blazers was second with 58 points and Wayne Dillon of Toronto third with 53. Mark finished the regular season with 38 goals and 41 as- then added nine goals and 10 assists in the playoffs. a veteran NHL player with Chicago Black joined the Cougars as player-coach and led them to a surprise berth in the finals. He drew 16 first-place ballots and 101 points. Paul Shmyr of Cleveland was second and J. C. Tremblay of Quebec who won the award a year was in the first round with only the ISth being originally their own. The other four had been acquired in various deals. Kansas City Scouts had sec- ond choice and took right winger Wilf Paiement from St. Catharines Black Hawks while California Golden who had third selected the Black Hawks' Rick Hampton. The Seals also had Phila- delphia's first-round the and took Ron a centre who had 90 goals for Brandon Wheat Kings during the past season. New York Islanders took left winger Clark Gillies of Regina I'ats as the fourth selection in the opening round while Minnesota. North Stars chose defenceman Doug Hicks of Flin Flon Bombers. Pierre Larouche. who set a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League record by scoring 251 points in 67 games for Sorel Black was taken by Pittsburgh Penguins. La- rouche's Jacques was chosen by Pittsburgh in the second round. Detroit Red drafting took Bill a left winger with Oshawa whfle Buffalo with the llth opted for Oshawa defenceman Lee Fogolin. The 13th choice belonged to Toronto Maple Leafs and they grabbed 18-year-old centre Jack Valiquette from Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds while defenceman Dave Maloney was taken by New York Rangers. Grant a forward with Calgary was 1 Chicago Black Hawks' first pick a'nd Boston drafting took Don a 46-goal scorer with Swift Current Broncos last season. The Bruins made one surprise choice later in the draft when they took Mark Howe. who played for Toronto Marlboros two seasons was a 38-goal scorer this season for Houston Aeros of the WHA and played on a line with his father Gordie. Lar- Valiquette and Mulvey all are 18. Each of the NHL teams were permitted to draft one exceptional 18-year-old player in the opening two rounds. Perfect fit Milt Greg Joly and Abe Pollin see that sweater fits Joly perfectly. BY THE TIME VOLVO GETS OUT INTO THE THE WORST IS OVER. 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