Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Tuesday, November T, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Number of new marks set by players CFL record book rewritten TORONTO (CP) A number of season records were estab- lished and some career marks were extended when the Cana- dian Football League issued Us final. statistics of the season Monday. Among the new season marks were the 15 interceptions by Al Brenner and the 37 kickoff re- turns for yards by Munroe Eley. Brenner, of Hamilton Tiger- Cab, intercepted four passes against Toronto Argonauts in the final Eastern Conference game Sunday, breaking the record of 11 interceptions in a season set by Don Sutherin of the Ticats in 1901. Eley, with British Columbia Lions, broke the kickoff return record set last season by Mack Herron of Winnipeg Blue Bomb- HONORED AT LUNCHEON Mrs. Babe Ruth, widow of baseball's all-time borne run king and New York Mets' Willie Mays sir beside each other recently in New York- at a luncheon honoring some of the greats of sporls featured in the newly published book The Sports Immortals. (AP Wirephoto) Hold a seven game ivinning streak Kings come to life HlOivTREAL (CP Los An- geles Kings, spearheaded by forwards Ralph Backstrom, Butch Goring and Bob Berry, have become the scourge of the National Hockey League's West Division. The Kings, who lost five of their first six games, have come to life and have won their last seven games in a row. That is the longest winning streak enjoyed by a post-1967 expansion club. The previous record for an expansion club was set last sea- Orr lias long wait BOSTON (AP) Boston Bruins star Bobby Orr is ex- pected to remain out of the Na- tional Hockey League team's lineup until after Jan. 1, says Toronto lawyer R. Alan Eagle- son. Orr is undergoing therapy to rebuild hi.s left knee, which has hail three operations. Eaglcson, Orr's financial ad- viser, said Monday: "I don't expect him back until mid-de- ccmber, and then it should take another two weeks to get into shape." Orr last underwent, knee sur- gery June (i. lie played a few games this season, but stopped at the request. o[ the doctor who performed I he operation. son when Minnesota North) Stars won six in a row. The Kings will try to stretch their string to eight tonight when they visit the Blues in St. Louis in the only NHL game scheduled. BOMBED NETMINDERS During their seven wins the Kings have bombed enemy net- minders for 34 goals, while giv- ing up only nine, a reversal of form from their previous sea- sons. Los Angeles now lead the West Division standings with 16 points, two more than Phila- delphia Flyers and Chicago Black Hawks. The Kings also have moved into sixth place in the goaltending race from llth spot ono week ago. Goring and Backstrom led all NHL scorers last week collec- ting 10 points each. Goring's to- tal included six goals Two three-goal four as- 5COR1NG LEADERS Perreaiilt, Buf..... Gilbert, NY R..... Bucyk Bos Lcmarre, Mont Backstrom, LA Robert, Buf Goring, Miklta, Chi Martin, Buf Berry, LA Sfanfield, Bos Park, NY R........ Bos Hull, Chi Ralelle, NY R Witling LA Cournoycr, Mont Hodge. Merlin. Clii Bernier, LA Schork. Pills Hacifield, NY R i A Pts Pim 7 18 25 2 10 12 22 15 7 15 22 2 U 9 21 I) 9 1? 21 7 6 15 71 13 10 10 20 II 7 12 1? .1 t, 1? 18 0 sists, while Backstrom had four goals and six assists. Berry had five points, including his llth goal and leads the Kings in that department. Meanwhile, Gilbert Pcrreault of Buffalo Sabres picked up one goal and three assists to pre- serve his lead in the individual scoring race. lie now has 25 points, including a league-lead- ing 18 assists. Rod Gilbert of New York Rangers has jumped into a sec- ond-place tie with left winger John Bucyk of Boston Bruins. Both have 22 points, one more than Jacques Lemaire of Mon- treal Canaclicns, Backstrom and Rene Robert of Buffalo. Goring is seventh with 20 points followed by Stan Mikita of Chicago with 19. Goalie Ken Dryden of Mon- treal continues to provide Mon- treal with consistent goaltend- ing. Dryden has played 13 of Montreal's 14 games, winning eight, losing one and tying four for the lowest goals-against av- erage, 1.62, and the most shut- outs three. ers, who ran back 35 for yards. Other season records In- cluded Gerry Organ's 29 field goals for Ottawa Rough Elders, an Eastern Conference mark, but one short of the league record of 30 set by Ted Gerela with B.C. in 1968. Career records extended were George Reed's yards rushing, Ron Lancaster's yards passing and Tommy-Joe Coffey's yards on pass receiving. Reed ran for yards this season, making it his seventh year in a 10-year career in which he has reached yards or more. He has carried the ball for Saskatchewan! Roughriders a total of also a league record. Lancaster's career passing records, after 13 seasons with Ottawa and Saskatchewan, also include pass attempts and completions. COFFEY TOP CATCHER Coffey, after 13 years with Edmonton Eskimos and the Ti- Cats, now has run his career re- ceiving record to 650 catches for yards. His eight touchdowns this season, how- ever, left him one short of the career record of 64 set by Hal Patterson with Montreal and Hamilton over a 14-year span. With only 27 catches for 432 yards this season, Coffey wound up llth among EFC re- ceivers on the season. Toronto's Eric Allen was tops with 53 catches for yards and eight touchdowns. In the West, Winnipeg's Jim Thorpe was the top pass catcher with 70 receptions for yards. Also passing tire ono-yard mark in the WFC were Calgary's Gerry Shaw, with 65 catches for yards; Jim Young of B.C., 63 for and George McGowan of Edmonton, 54 for Herron of Winnipeg was the league's top rusher with yards on 258 carries, followed by Reed of the Roughriders. The only other player to join the rushing club was Hamilton's Dave Buchanan, who led the East with on 263 carries. Lancaster wound up second among the WFC passers, on the basis of yardage gained, with 2.942 this season. He completed 2CS of 357 attempts. Don Jonas of Winnipeg threw 447 passes and completed 252 for yards and 27 touch- downs to lead the Western quarterbacks, while rookie Chuck Ealey of the Ticats topped the East with 148 com- plete of 253 attempts for yards and 22 touchdowns. Organ wound up with the league's top scoring points on one touchdown, 28 converts, 29 field goals and 10 singles. Dave Cutler of Edmon- ton led the West and was sec- ond best in the league with 126 points on 3D converts, 25 field goals and 13 singles. or hockey anadian halienge rmed idventure forces uture F FI How would you like to corn per month wliiio training as a in Canada's Armccf Forces? If you are interested, of good character, a male Canadian citizen, between 17 and 24 years of age, married or single, In good health and able to pass our entrance tests, ask about the following trades: COMMUNICATOR RESEARCH ELECTRONICS HUtL TECHNICIAN MILITARY POLICE INFANTRY MEDICAL ASSISTANT TRAFFIC TECHNICIAN A Military Career Counsellor will bs al Ilio Dridgo Town House Motel, Lcllibridge, from noon to p.m. on the 8tli and 9lh November to discuss career opportunities in Canada's Armed Forces and to tako cipplicationi for enrolment. If you are considering University this Fall, enquire about our subsidi7.od educational programmes. You get pnid wliiio getting a degree, at no expense to yourself, and aro assured of a good when you graduate. Tpd Slusnr fired home three goals and led the Mustangs to a 5-2 victory over the Hornets in lianltini "IV play Monday night. banuy Stinsou chipped in with a pair ot markers while David Maxwell blasted in two goals in a losing cause. The Maroons bounced the Ca- nadians 9-3 in Bantnm A action Monday. Andy Tse and Darren Ram- age scored twice each for the winners. Singles came off the sticks of Bandy Tiamagc, Mike Gcrbau, Garry Mikula, Barry Charlcsworth and Livio Pavnn. I.eroy Pavmi scored five times and paced the A.C.T. Ban- tam Reps to an easy 9-1 vic- tory over (he Comets in Mid- gel action last night. Keith Miyasliiro chipped in with Iwo goals while Os- mond and Brian Murray added singles. Doug Scroppio averted the shutout with a second period goal. In another Midget lea g u e game, DOUR Frnhbilt tallied two markers to lend the Eski- mos to a :M win over the lioyals. Dave Morrison aided with a solo marker while Taylor re- plied for Iho Royals. GERRY ORGAN ALLEN BRENNER CFL WE! Win.. Edm sosk calg B.C. FINAL iTERN. CONFERENCE ilpeg mnton 6 10 6 10 TD C 0401 0 380 0 330 0331 0 254 Cutler Robin Jonas He-ro Gereli Reed, Abend! Snaw Thorpt Young McGov EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T W BC jschan, C W BC FG 0 38 25 1 3? 19 1 45 14 16 0 0 0 25 1? 13 0 n 0 38 10 A Pis. 300 JO 20 23Z 16 394 12 310 12 S Pis 13 126 sira 4 97 0 96 6 SB Montreal Toronto organ, 0 Sunter. H MacMillan, T Sweet, M Cottcy, H Henley_H Burnanc-in, H Oldhani, O A Pis. 0 372 262 22 1130 298 228 2! A 10 0 246 353 fl 3 11 0 254 298 TD C F6 S PI: 1 28 29 10 131 44 14 0 22 8 0 21 8 7 7 53 7 52 0 41 4! 43 Wants to keep trophy FRANKFORT, Ky.