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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THI UIHBRIDGE HERAtD Tutiday, Ottebtr JO, 1978 SETTING THE BROOM Lethbridge's 1970-71 curling season is under at the Ice Centra and giving a mate the broom is Myrna McQuarrie in opening night action. The local season is expected to be one of the busiest and most successful on record with o variety of events lined up.__________________________________________ Future Will Brighten Says Vancouver Coach By THE CANADIAN PRESS Vancouver's new Canucks are starting slowly in the National Hockey League, but coach Hal Laycoe is hoping the picture will brighten. "If we can keep up the same effort and the same attitude, the wins wiH said the for- mer Montreal Canadian de- fenceman after Canucks' 5-3 loss Sunday to the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins. The Canucks didn't look out of place against tire power-packed Bruins, holding a 41-39 shooting edge in the match. But Laycoe's optimism was tempered with the knowledge that one game doesn't make a season. "We're still making our passes the way we would in the American or Western leagues. They're fine there, but in the Raiders Fly High Against Redskins OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) irushing and Lamonlca's three Oakland 'Raiders started the season looking like pro foot- ball's sleeping giant. They're awake now, thanks to Hewritt Dixon's thunderous run- ning and the touchdown bombs of quarterback Daryle Lamon- ica. The Raiders won their second National Football League game Monday night by overpowering Washington Redskins 34-20 be- fore a national television audi- ence. "The thing that worries me now is that no one has won a Monday night game and won the following coach John Madden of Oakland said later. The Raiders will try to stop the jinx next Sunday against Pittsburgh Steelers. Cleveland, Kansas City, Detroit and Green Bay all lost following their Mon- day night victories. The Raiders, who were 12-1-1 last year in the final season of the American Football League started the season with losses to Cincinnati and Miami and a tie with San Diego. Monday night's game was the first regular season test for the Raiders against one of the old NFL clubs. 164 yards touchdown passes made it a great show for the sellout crowd of But an early centre snap over the head of Washing- ton punter Mike the Haiders the football at the Redskins' 39-yard line. Dixon swept to the left, cut back and scored on the Raiders' first play of the game. Lamonica threw the first of two touchdown passes to War- ren Wells shortly after and rid- dled the Redskins' secondary for 232 yards in the game. Sonny Jurgensen of the Red' skins matched Lamonica's pass- ing yardage and threw touch- down passes to Charley Taylor and Jerry Smith. But Redskins' runners netted just 77 yards. NO FORMULA TORONTO (CP) The likeli- hood of a three-way tie for top place in the Eastern Football Conference seems remote, but the possibility is there and the Canadian Football League is without a formula to determine top place. CFL secretary Greg Fulton said Monday he will have an answer by next week. NHL the tempo is so mucl faster, the reach that much far ther and the anticipation tha much quicker." Tonight the Canucks have a opportunity to put that philoso phy to work when they entertair California Golden Seals in th only game scheduled. Four games are on ta Wednesday with Minnesot North Stars in Montreal agains the Canadiens, Toronto Mapl Leafs visiting New Yor Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguin at Los Angeles Kings and Oal land at home to St. Louis Blues The Canucks, winners of on of six stark, share the cellar i the NHL's East Division wit Toronto, each with two points. California, winless in to starts, trails in the West Dm sion race. In NHL developments Mo: day, St. Louis Blues acquire veteran winger Bill Sutherlan from Buffalo Sabres while th Canadiens sent centre Bobb Sheehan to their America League f a r m C1 u b, Montre Voyageurs. Sheehan, Boston-born, was join the Voyageurs for the scheduled game against Clev land Barons at Halifax, the cil where he played his first juniort Vale 2.'Aston Villa 0 Preston 1 Swansea 1 'ranmere 3 Bradford C 1 Wrexham 2 Sherewsbury 1 0 21fi 223 .14 0 303 246 U 0 247 554 0 210 748 6 1 0 107 106 0 107 70 0 64 9B 0 63 141 111 135 Central Division Cleveland 320 131 130 Houston 2 30 72 71 Pittsburgh 2 3 0 57 63 Cincinnati 1 4 o 93 136 West Division Denver 4 1 0114 61 City 3 2 0 117 106 Oakland 2 2 1 126121 San Diego 1 3 1 91 109 National Conference East Division W L T F A St. Louis 4 1 0119 95 Dallas 3 2 0 78 91 Washington 2 N.Y. 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