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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE lETIiBRIDGE HERMO Tiiclc.y, Otlc-bcr 13, 1972 THE WINNING RUN Ookloncl Adilel ics' George Hendrick scores from second on Gene Tenacc's single lo Ic-fl iield in the fou rth inning. The run proved to be the winner as the Alhlelics defealed Detroit Tigers 2- 1 lo win the American League pennant. Oakland now meets Cincinnati Reds in Ih e World Series which gets under way in Cin- cinnati Saturday. (AP Wirephoto) Oil Kings swamp rs ose Islanders earn initial victory lanadiens douse Flames with shutout ss Stall Wrier Bcrnic t.k'offriuii I'ume home Imi'sclay night ami pot an im- crcmonious welcome from ven Drydon and the Montreal ins who once adored him. Gcoffrion, who still makes his ff-season home in the Quebec letropolis, led Atlanta I-'liimcs ito the Forum and emerged oused 3-0 by Ken Drydon's econd shutout in three games. The atop I he moved Canadiens National Hockey East Division standings with five points, one ahead of Buffalo Sabres and Detroit lied Wings, both undefeated in two regular season games In other action, New York Islanders, along wilh Atlanta in their hiilial NIIL campaigns, evened their record at 1-1 by edging Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Germain Gagnon's goal with 69 seconds left and Philadelphia Four markers for Bordeleau By THE CANADIAN' It was an evening to remem- By THE CANADIAN PRESS i ttirre goals for the Rustlers, f edge in territorial play ami ou suffered tlieir first defeat'shot Edmonton Edmonton Oil Kinps rolled: four consecutive vie- j sound goaltemling by over the Vancouver Nats 8-2 in! lodcs Tordoff, Doug Gil-1 Mason of Edmonton lespie and Gorri. Dillon com-1 the margin. I pleted Red Deer's scoring. The Mets served The Rusllcrs held a wide minor penalties. 35 but Brent her and Christian Bordeleau made ttie most o[ it. The World Hockey A s so c alion had arrived in Madison Square Garden and while only G.273 paid to watch a con- glomerate cf former National Hockey League players and mi- nor pros, (hey didn't go home entirely disinterested in the performance. Bordeleau, who followed team-mate Bobby Hull from the NHL Chicago Black Hawks to Winnipeg, scored four goals to pace the Jets to a 64 win over York Raiders in the WlIA debut for both clubs. Elsewhere Thursday night. New England Whalers edged Philadelphia Blazers 4-3 at Bos- ton and Houston Aeros tupped Chicago Cougars 3-2 in the Texas city in two other in- augural outings. All WHA franchises will have opened the fledgling WHA 1 Philadelphia jumped into a 2- 0 lead, Derek Sanderson and Ron Plumb providing the of- fence, before the Whalers, play- ing in front of fans, broke Parent's shutout, Tom Williams scoring at of the first period. The Aeros, playing at home before fans, needed third period goals by Ted Taylor and Frank Hughes to pull the game out against the Cougars, Flyers sparked by Simon Kolct's two tfoals to a 7-3 win over Vancouver Canucks, Gcoffrion spent most of his NHL career blasting in goals for Hie Canadians, savoring the accolades of thousands chorus- ing "Boom-Boom, Boom-Boom" throughout the Montreal arena. FLAMES SPARK OUT So it must have been dis- concerting that the Flames were mere sparks in absorbing their third straight loss, Dryden made only 22 saves wbile his team-mates scored once in each period, Rejean Honle's first-period score the winner. The Canadiens, normally n spirited club, could hardly work the motions against their lacklustre opposition and ref- eree Brian Lewis called only four minor to each club. Islanders' rookie Bill Harris and Bob Beiry of Los Angeles had bp( h s cored two goals apiece in the mild-hitting game at Nassau County Coliseum, hut it remained for Gagnon's unas- Pronghorns name oowie sisted score at of the CAPRI EOV.'U Westeni Canada Hockey League game Thursday night. About 1300 fans saw veteran 19 year old centre Darcy Rota score four goals to lead the Kings. Edmonton sifted th r o u ph Vancouver's defence with such regularity that after the sixth goal, Vancouver goalie Jack Cummings lost his temper, j broke his stick over the cross- bar and was out of the game. Murray Beck and Bil! Haynes scored for the Nats. Rota, whose older brother is in the Monlrael Cana- diens organization, also man- aged three assists to get in on all but one of Edmonton's goals. Meanwhile D e f e n c e m a n "Brian Mann scored Thursday to lead Edmonton Mets to a 7-6 victory over Heel Deer Rustlers for their first victory in the inaugural Al- berta Junior Hockey League season. Gord Gamble, Gord Picker- ing, Dave Bell, Blair Burgess and Gord Brimacombe adder! one goal each for the Mets, who led 3-1 and 5-2 by periods, i 579. MORNING COFFEE KrTPiku Jjf, RCS-? ?i5, Card Ha' Ac-Is scores VASA LODGE Bab H arisen Dotty fcea Hansan 227, Joyce Bidldogs meet r.W, .virj ?S2, Pat LeClairs GREEN'S SHOES Cortelt 579 o i tier-ion Til. Captain Reg Kinch collected LaP.ocqu' m Male ft el nnc Golifl McCarthy If the AVinslon Churchill Bull- doss are still entertaining thoughts of a first place finish in UiG Southern Alberta Higli School Football League they have n big hurdle to overcome this evening at Henderson Bulldogs have won t w o straight and will be looking for number Cyril Barr.sll 358 272, tengle with "SHOEMAKERS TO CANADA'S BEST DRESSED MEN" 5th Street SHOES Co-jgars at eight o'clock. Cougars will be looking to make amends for n 11 12 set- back at the hands of the LCI Rams last week v.hich their unblemished mark. Both tiic Rams