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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta GOING HOME FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY SEASON Emura your by booking Mrfy! CONTACT, ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL mr VILLAOE MALL______________PHOMKMt-MM Third Section The lethbridge Herald Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, October 16, 1974 LKfebrMiiOfflMFinltireLM. Lower Level Tin St Shopping MaH LothbrMttOt Alborti PhOM (401) FILING CABINETS tH Pages 21-32 Fans fall in love with Broncos, free-wheeling game ends in 3-3 tie By GARRY ALLISON Herald Sports Writer Lethbridge Broncos may have come out of their Western Canada Junior Hockey League game with only a 3-3 tie Tuesday night, but they were winners in an important aspect of the game they won the approval of Lethbridge hockey fans. Bronco coach Earl Ingarfield had promised an aggressive, fast-moving game against the visiting Victoria Cougars and that is what the fans at the Sportsplex saw. Until Tuesday's game the Sportsplex crowd at a Bronco hockey game could have been paralleled with a politely- appreciative ballet crowd. Not so Tuesday night. Lethbridgeites came to life as did the Broncos. Led by the inspiring goal tending of Lome Molleken, surely a welcome sight to coach Ingarfield's eyes, the Broncos put the body check into their game for the first time on local ice. They hit freely and cleanly throughout the game, causing Cougar players to hear "footsteps" on more than one occasion. The two clubs split eight fighting majors between them, six of which came in the space of 12 seconds in the third period. Despite the rash of majors in the third stanza, the game was free-wheeling and cleanly.played, with few cheap shots being taken by either squad. Ron Delorme started the ball rolling for the Broncos at of the opening period when he took a pass in his own end from Greg Woods and sped the entire length of the ice down right wing, blasting the puck past Cougar's Lloyd Saar. Nearly seven minutes later Cougars' Rick Lapointe let one go from the blueline and finally beat Molleken on the short side. Molleken had stopped Cougar's Steve Lee three times prior to the tying goal, twice on clean-cut breakaways. Broncos moved back into the lead early in the third period when Alex f idey drilled home a pass from Bryan Trottier from the corner. Trottier scored the goal of the night when he stole the puck in the Cougar end while killing a penalty to Bronco's John Lutz. Trottier dug the puck out of the corner, swung in front of the net and tucked it past a startled Saar to put the Broncos ahead 3-1. Two defensive lapses cost the Broncos the win. Curt Fraser, left standing well out in front of the net when a Bronco forward made a big sweep around him rather than checking him, scored Victoria's second goal. Greg Miazga was allowed to stand unmolested and unnotic- ed in front of the Bronco net, but Rick Lapointe spotted his open man and a split second later Miazga fired home the tying goal off the pin-point Lapointe pass. Both teams had opportunities to score in the final frame and secure a victory for their club, but it was the strong play of Molleken that stood out. He handled his fourth breakaway of the night when he stopped Rick Peter cold, and his big glove sent more than one Cougar back to the bench shaking his head. The Trottier-Sutter-Tidey line was once again the workhorse unit for the Broncos, but Ron Delorme moved into the spotlight as well, earning himself the third star of the game. Don Johnson played a tough game on defence for the locals and Don Eastcott showed flashes of brilliance throughout the contest. Molleken was chosen as the star of the game by Cleveland Crusader scout Les Cunningham, and Victoria's Rick Lapokite received the second star award. ICE CHIPS The three fights in 12 seconds left both penalty benches jammed Kim Clackson and Garth Morgan battled in the first one with Morgan getting the worst of the ex- change big Archie Henderson was on the ice four seconds in last night's game and righted the wrong done to Morgan Archie simply pounded Greg Miazga to a standstill... Cougars' Rick Martin made a mistake when he tangled with Don Johnson and has to thank his lucky stars that Johnson slipped at the start of the mix-up Kim Clackson almost wrapped it up for the Cougars when he hit a goal post in the third period... Trottier's misconduct penalty with five minutes left cost his club dearly.. just prior to the penalty he had missed a wide open net after being set up by Tidey... Johnson also got into a fight in the se- cond period and taught Gord Roberts what hockey fights are all about... the opening ceremonies of each game, with the three gals skating to centre ice with the Winter Games, Alberta and Canadian flags, adds a nice touch to the contests... Don East- cott, who also rattled one off the goal post, said after the game that the fans were just terrific and helped the Broncos get fired up. BRONCOS 3 VICTORIA 3 Fiwt period 1. Lethbridge. Delorme (Woods) 2: Victoria, Lapointe (Morris, Bridgman) Penalties Morris V Johnson L Gustafson V Lutz L Clackson V Second potted 3. Lethbridge. Tidey (Trottier, Sutler) 4. Lethbridge, Trottier 5. Victoria, Fraser (Miazga) 6. Victoria. Miazga (Lapointe) Penalties Lutz L Clackson V, Roberts L, Johnson L Third period No scoring. Penalties Peter V Gleckner V Kerbs L Clackson V, Morgan L (majors) Miazga V. Henderson L (Majors) Martin V (minor, Johnson L (major) Trottier (minor, miscon- duct) on god by Lethbridge- Victoria Goal Lethbridge; Saar, Victoria. Attendance 9 11 9 9 9-29 Meet a Bitted in 1- A five year old with the good taste to taste great. Canadian Spirit has been carefully aged and blended to full mellow maturity. Get into the spirit of yourself to the mellowest five year old Spirit. Canadian Spirit A full five year old at a two year old price. BRYAN TROTTIER SCORES SHORT-HANDED GOAL FOR BRONCOS Bruins score two in last minute THE CANADIAN PRESS New. Westminster Bruins got lucky twice in the last minute of play against Win- nipeg Cubs Tuesday and won their match 5-3, .while in other Western Canada Hockey League Games, Lethbridge Broncos and Victoria Cougars drew to a 3-3 tie and Regina Pats downed Kamloops Chief s 7-2. New Westminster's Mike Sleep got one goal on a penalty shot at and Al Cameron got the other seconds later when he shot the puck the length of the ice into an empty net. The Bruins got other goals from Eric Sanderson, Kelly Secord and Mark Lofthouse while Greg Warren, Greg Lash and Mike Floch replied for the home team. The Regina game saw Rob Tudor score three times and his linemates Jim Minor and Jon Hammond score twice and once respectively. Dave Faulkner added the other point' Don Moores and Rob Flockhart scored for the Chiefs who fired 44 shots at Regina goalie Ed Staniowski, compared with 27 shots on Tim Priestly in the Kamloops net. There are no WCHL games today but Victoria goes to Medicine Hat and Brandon meets Winnipeg Thursday. NEW WEST 5 WINNIPEG 3 FMt ported 1. New West- minster. Sanderson (Steep. Pachal) 2. New Westminster. Secord Penalties McNeice NW, Miller W, Phillipoff NW. Lewsey W (majors) Fleming W Hochstetter NW Maxwell NW Pachal NW (double Floch W, Winnipeg bench (served by Fleming) Girardin W Bradley W Floch W Second ported 3. New West- minster, Lofthou.se (McNeice, Cameron) 4. Warren (Meagher. Russell) Penalties Girardin W Cameron NW Lash W Eakin W Lash W Cameron NW 1823. Eakin W (minor, Pachal NW (major, by Davis) Third potted 5. Winnipeg. Lash (McCarthy, Skinner) 6. Win- nipeg, 'Floch (Skinner, Wagner) 7. New Westminster, Sleep 8. New Westminster, Cameron Penalty Cameron NW on goat by New Westminster 12 10 Winnipeg 10 12 Attendance REGINA 7 KAMLOOPS 2 FInt period 1. Regina, Minor (Hammond. Harazny) 2. Regina, Faulkner (Dumba. 3. Joly) 3. Kamloops. Moores (Kerr) Penalties Nagel R Melrose K Tidball R Ferner K The Herald Sports i ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES I WESTERN CANADA Brandon 9 Regina Rin Ron Lethbridge Medicine Hat Edmonton Victoria Westminster Calgary I Regina. Tudor (Hammond. Minor) 5. Regina. Minor (Tudor) 423: 6. Kamloops. Flockhart (Lyseng. McDonald) Penalties Hatheway K Van Der Velden R (minor, major) 1121. Dumba R Third ported 7. Regina. Ham- mond (Tudor, Minor) 425; 8. Regina. Tudor (Hammond. Harazny) Regina. Tudor (Dumba. Grauer) Penalties K Nagel R 1120. Young K SCORING LEADERS G Blight. Brandon......... 9 Federko. Saskatoon..... 4 Davidson. Rin Ron 3 McDill. Rin Ron........ 6 McLean. Brandon....... 5 Klassen. Saskatoon 4 AmdL Saskatoon....... 3 Perkins. Edmonton...... 3 Bridgman. Victoria...... 6 Spring. Calgary......... 4 A P 8 17 9 13 10 13 6 12 7 12 8 12 9 12 8 11 4 10 6 10 WiTF A Calgary ........6 Bed Deer.......5 Drumhener.....4 Kamloops 15 12 Regina 6 10 Goal Priestly. Kamloops; Staniowski. Regina. Attendance 800. 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