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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wodnttday, October 24, 1973 Two hit in face by hard shots It was rough on the goalies THE CANADIAN PRESS The goalies couldn't quite ate up to it Tuesday night in Kdmonton as the Oilers whip sed Toronto Toros 4 2 to move nto a tie for first place in the World Association s iVest Division Both Jack Norris of Edmon- ton and Les Bmklev were hit on the face mask by pucks and had to leave the game In the only other game of the night Los Angeles Sharks finally won one at home and handed Cleveland Crusaders a 4-3 defeat their first loss of the season At Edmonton Norris left the game with three minutes left in the second period after being struck on the mask by Tom Simpson s hard slapshot But replacement Chris Wor- ANDY CAff ERES THAT PDUND I OWE IIOUj I TriOUGWT 'E'D ABOUT IT, DOROTHV. NEvgft KNOWN SUCH AN 'ONEST xou'vE GOT TO SE THESE DAYS. IF "YOU'RE OVER THIRTV AN' sou FORffE ANYTHIN1, THEV THINK YOU'RE SENILE: Playoffs undecided Who has chance? TORONTO (CP) -Its get- ing to be that time of year rvhen Canadian Football general managers nav be contemplating the hir- ng of a chartered accountant o assess their clubs plajoff "hances Consider the wacky Eastern Conference where only four wints separate the four clubs vith onlv two weekends of ootball left As things stand now Ottawa Riders are first with 16 >oints ana one game left Montreal Alouettes are se ond with 15 points and two ;ames left Toronto Vrgonauts are third with 14 joints and one game left and lamilton Tiger-Cats are ourth with 12 points and two 'ames left Montreal or Ottawa can linch first place with a win in heir meeting Sundaj at Ot aw a But things are so unsettled hat both clubs could still inish first second third or ourth Toronto and Hamilton ould wind up second third or ourth If the Alouettes and Rough liders tie on Sunday it will ive Ottawa a position in the playoffs but Montreal s tate won t be known until the results of the rest of the games are in And Ottawa could miss the plajoffs if it finishes in a threewav tie for second with Toronto and Hamilton The CFL has ruled that if two or more teams are tied the priority will go to the team that has (1) won the greatest number of games against the club or clubs with which it is tied or (2) scored the highest net aggregate of points in games against the club or clubs with which it is tied The net aggregate is deter mined by points scored for minus points scored against in mutual games among the tied clubs If Ottawa Toronto and Hamilton are tied for second each team has won three and lost three in their mutual games so that brings the se cond part of the formula to the rescue Hamilton would take second with an aggregate of 34 To- ronto would be third with an aggregate of minus 2 and Ot- tawa fourth with an aggregate of minus 32 But this can happen only if Montreal beats Ottawa Toronto downs Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Hamilton beats both Saskatchewan Roughnders and Montreal Got that' Then vou re read} for this next little tidbit from the CFL statistician What happens if Montreal ties Ottawa and loses to Hamilton while Toronto beats Winnipeg and Hamilton downs Saskatchewan9 Answer Ottawa would finish first with Montreal Hamilton and Toronto in a three-way tie for second That would mean Toronto would not make the playoffs because of an inferior record against the Als and the Ticats Hamilton would take second place if it beat Montreal by five or more points And that s why Argo coach John Rauch calls football a game of ifs and inches There have been other three-team jams in the East but never before has there been a situation where a team could tumble to fourth from first merely by losing its final game th> blanked the Toros the rest of the way stopping Simpson twice on third period break- aways Toronto s Les Bmkley who laced most of Edmonton's 46- shot barrage was hit on the mask by a Jim Harrison shot Blazers name Watson VANCOUVER (CP) Gen- eral manager Phil Watson took over as coach of Van- couver Blazers of the World Hockey Association Tuesday, replacing Johnny McKenzie, who stepped down as playing coach to concentrate on play- ing his nghtwmg position McKenzie, 35, former star with Boston Bruins of the Na- tional Hockey League, stepped down Monday but said he made the decision last Fri- day in Edmonton where the Blazers defeated the Oil Kings 3-1 He said he told Watson and club president Tiff Trimble "I couldn t coach and play at the same time and that I would like to specifically con- centrate on playing "That was the agreement that we had when I signed my three -year I could decide if it was too much to do both The move caused little sur- prise Watson has been handl- ing most of the coaching duties behind the bench, runn- ing practices and assessing personnel "We had the same kind of setup in Philadelphia last said McKenzie "But things aren't going for me the way they did last year Things aren't going for me the way I want them to One reason for McKenzie's disenchantment is that he has scored only one goal in Blazers' first seven games He has four assists Meanwhile, centre Ron Ward, off to a slow start after missing most of the Blazers' training camp because of flu and bronchitis, said Tuesday he was discouraged that he wasn't getting more ice time with Blazers "I agree it's been a lousy performance on my part, but when you have a guy who doesn't use you right, it's pret- ty tough AUTOMOTIVE CENTRE FULL 4 PLY CORD TIRES CUSTOM CUSTOM SNOW TIRE SALE! blackwall regular Tire blackwall snow Tire 600-12 44 More No charge for I re mount ng Sole SolePr Sale Sale Pr eel 1 44 1 44 P 44 1 44 j 44 44 1 44 J 78- 44 No trade- n requ red LONG WEARING 4 PLY NYLON FOR STRENGTH MILES OR MHQHTIK Ev.r, HALLMARK! t me quo cntee aqo I id hare d p WITHOUT LIMIT TO MONTHS OR MILES w th exchange PREMIUM IATTERIES FOR MOST COMPACT MEDIUM AND STANDARD NORTH AMERICAN CARS 2475 Dry charged for aver four years of dependable high oer- onee power. 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front early in the second stanza But that was it for the Toros Al Hamilton tied it for Ed- monton and third-period goals by Rusty Patenaude and Ron Climie decided the issue The Oilers now have four victories in five starts to match the eight-point output of Winnipeg Jets The game featured a third period brawl that resulted in five majors and two miscon- ducts Doug Barne of the Oilers and Rich Sentes of Toronto tangled in one bout that saw Barne get a minor and a major while Sentes drew two majors and a mis- conduct Oiler winger Tom Gilmore drew a double major and a game misconduct for pummelling Toronto rookie Wayne Dillon who didn't draw a penalty "I guess my guys want to die said coach Terry Slater after his Sharks took a 2-0 lead, fell behind 3-2 then won with two third-period goals within a span of 28 seconds Brian McDonald got his sec- ond tally of the night to tie the game 3-3 Reg Thomas follow- ed with his first professional goal with five minutes remaining Steve Sutherland opened the Sharks scoring in the first pe nod when Los Angeles fired 18 of its 38 shots on the Cleveland net "We should have scored eight goals in the first period Slater said of his club s first home win in three tries "We have had a psy chological letdown at home though so maybe we ve broken that Cleveland scoring was con fined to the second period when Gerry Pmder Larry Hillman and Gary Jarrett clicked for the Crusaders Tonight the Sharks play the Aeros at Houston, Minnesota Fighting Saints visit the Golden Blades at New York and the Toros meet the Blazers at Vancouver Harlem Clowns in Magrath One of the funniest basket- ball teams to ever hit the southern Alberta district will be in action in our area once again this year The Harlem Clowns who are famously noted for their zany antics and shenanigans, will strut onto the Magrath High School gymnasium floor Thursday in hopes of providing a fun-filled evening of entertainment If need be the Clowns are capable of playing serious basketball but their intentions are to provide an evening of laughter In order to fill their task, the Clowns have arranged a game which will include razzle-dazzle ball handling, precision pass patterns, trick shooting and fancy dribbling "Leave'em laughing' is their motto and their certain they'll live up to their reputa- tion in the Thursday night af- fair Something to smile about New York Mets' manager Yogi Berra smiles Tuesday as he strides along the fairway at White Beaches Golf Club in New Jersey Yogi, who managed the Mets to the National League pennant, received a three-year contract Tuesday Plenty to smile about, wouldn't you say9 Clark president again Hoop league opens The Chinook Basketball League, which replaces the City Men's League, got under way Monday evening with a similar pattern as in past years Doug's, a dominant figure in senior basketball circles over the past few years, started off on the right foot as they belted Magrath Merchants 108-54 After building up a convinc- ing 50-26 halftime lead Doug's coasted to the victory Bruce Thompson paced the winners with 27 big points Mitch Mychasiuk and Alex Dudas chipped in with 14 and 13 points respectively Rick Pommar hooped 14 for Magrath while Rod Bly managed 10 The league will see two games played this evening In Cardston, Raymond Merchants will match shots with the Blood Reserve Golden Eagles at seven Capri will be hosted by Cardston Merchants in the new Cardston High School at nine Meanwhile at the annual meeting of the Alberta Amateur Basketball Associa- tion Doug Clark of Lethbndge was re-elected to his fifth term as president of the Alberta group Jay Marsden will handle the duties of secretary-treasurer with zone co-ordmators Ken Myhre of Calgary Central Zone, Ray Purcell Northern Zone The board of directors will include Jack Kenyon coach at Mount Royal College and Ed Blott, also of Calgary Clark, in one of his first duties of the new year, an- nounced that divisions for the Canada Winter Games set for Lethbndge and southern Alberta February 1975, would include junior men's 21 and under and for the gals it will be open senior or junior It was also announced that invitations are being accepted for hosting the 1974 training camp for the Canadian National team No playoff dates were an nounced Sites and hosts will be chosen in early December Deadline for entries of teams wishing to play in Alberta playoffs is Dec 1 with final deadline for registereing players Jan 15, 1974 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL WESTERN CANADA Flon NY Current Van Detroit NY Isld West Phila All Pitts Ch cago St 4 1 033 Division 420 3 2 1 320 2 1 2 2 3 11 19 13 17 14 19 8 13 23 7 3 8 7 6 6 Division Med Hat 530 45 Calgary 4 1 1 36 Westminster 3 7 1 34 Kamloops 1 6 1 29 Edm 1 3 0 16 Victoria 1 5 0 18 61 43 21 9 7 3 2 2 Los NHL Pass 7 2 Calgary 5 10 Esposito B Hodge B Orr 7 B 15 Deer 4 4 Edmonton 4 4 Drumheller 3 0 44 38 8 6 Martin 2 Cournoyer Libell Henderson Tkaczuk WORLD East West Welterlich sets pace New Eng cieve Quebec Chicago NY Toronto Wmn Edm Minn Van Houston Los Ang WHA LEADERS Bernier Q Lawson V Houle 0 Climie E l_3Crc x Nv Bordeleau W Guindon Q Connelly M GAP 6 6 12 7 4 11 4 6 10 459 3 5 S 448 268 448 Minnesota 2 Toronto 2 St Louis 3 Boston 2 Vancouver 3 Atlanta 0 World Edmonton 4 Toronto 2 Los Angeles 4 Cleveland 3 American Boston 2 Baltimore 1 Western Phoenix 5 Seattle 2 Western International Cranbrook 4 Kimberley 3 Western Canada Winnipeg 4 Kamloops 3 Saskatoon 5 Victoria 1 Manitoba Junior Selkirk 13 Kenora 9 Brandon 3 Dauphin 1 Saskatchewan Junior Moose Jaw 3 Saskatoon 2 Notre Dame 6 Regma Pats 4 Alberta Junior Rtro Deer 5 Drumnener j Calgary 7 The Pass 4 BC Junior Vernon 5 Penticton 1 The defending champion Welterlich picked up where they left off last year as they opened their 1973-74 City Broomball League on a winn- ing note Sunday Welterlich had a rougher time than usual in disposing their opponents as they edged Herman's Upholstery by a slim 1-0 count Defending scoring cham- pion Tom Beresnak gave his teammates the victory with only 15 seconds left in the game Fritz Hemnch earned the shutout in the nets In other games staged Sun- day, Sunburst Ceramics defeated Lethbridge Hotel 3-0 John Seaman, Tom Greenway and Al Zanolli tallied a goal apiece in the win while Don Lewis picked up the decision in the nets John Jardine notched the only goal in a hard-fought bat- tle and led Knight Clubbers to a 1-0 verdict over the Lethbridge Correctional In- stitute Peter Zubersky was credited the win by blanking his opponents in the 60-mmute contest Jack Fehr rifled in a pair of markers and paced Local 740 to a 2-1 victory over the Jaycees Ron Fabbi tallied a solo ef- fort in a losing cause Eugene Kunnka registered his first shutout of the young season and propelled the Red Devils to a 3-0 decision over the Fire Department Stan Adamus, George Stimatz and Rudy Fleischhauer scored a goal each for the winners Southern Signs started their season on a winning note as dropped Fiorino Rovers 2-1 Hans Koenic and Ben Schmold flipped in a goal each fur the winners while Fred Anderson replied for the Rovers See Us For W-I-D-E IMPORTED TRACTION TIRES For Off the Road Driving LRICH TIRES LTD. 402 1st Ave. S. 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