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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Friday, October 25, 1974 Be SUfe to VtoH Contra Village Mall during MEXICAN FIESTA DAYS ART WILLIAMS TRAVIL Pttont The Herald Sports LETHMHME OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. U MMM (4M) m-7411 Store Open 9 a.m. to p.m. Monday, Tuoaday, Wadnaaday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Cteaad Stan Fischler presents his hitparade of slams and socks over the years Flyers have set a trend towards blood and guts hockey I'm sorry to say but the Ontario "Investigation and Inquiry into Violence in Amateur Hockey" won't have any effect on decorum in the pro leagues now that the new season is un- derway. Thanks to the example set by Philadelphia's ferocious cup winning Flyers, every manager and coach in the NHL and WHA spent last summer digging out behemoths and assorted Gullivers who looked big enough to handle Dave Schultz. By December the riots should be taking place every other week. Disgusting as it may sound, the name of the game is gore, nor art, in most American cities and perhaps even a couple of Canadian ones too. Like it or not, we must face the fact that blood and guts same as stickhandling and shooting have been part of the woof and warp of hockey since the ancient shinny days of Newsy Lalonde and Bad Joe Hall. And since brutality seems so very important to many fans, I hereby sub- mit Fischler's hit parade of hockey slams and socks over the years. BIGGEST MOST VICIOUS MASS BRAWL: New York Rangers vs. Montreal Canadiens, March 16, 194? at Madison Square Garden. It started when Cal Gardner of New York poked out some of Ken Reardon's teeth. Eventually every player was involved, including stick swinging goalies Chuck Rayner and Bill Durnan. A special Manhattan police detail quelled the riot after a half hour of madness. BIGGEST, MOST VICIOUS ONE ON ONE FIGHT: Gor- die Howe of the Detroit Red Wings destroys Lou Fontinato of the Rangers at Madison Square Garden during the 1958-59 season. Although Fontinato started the bout by charging Howe from behind hurling the first flurry of punches, Howe conterat- tacked with a machine gun volley of devastating jabs that destroyed Fontinato's nose and his ego. MOST CONSECUTIVE FIGHT WINS IN ONE PERIOD: Henri Richard of the Montreal Canadiens outpointed Leo Labine, Jack Bionda and Fern Flaman in succession at Boston Garden, MOST CONSECUTIVE FIGHT LOSSES IN A CAREER: King Clancy with the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs claims he never won a bout despite his involvement in hundreds. MOST DECISIVE VICTORY, ONE ON ONE, PRE- EXPANSION: Harry Watson, Toronto Maple Leafs; flattens Murry Henderson of the Boston Bruins at Boston Garden during the 1948 Stanley Cup playoffs. MOST DECISIVE VICTORY, ONE ON ONE, Dave Schultz, Philadelphia Flyers, knocks out Montreal Canadiens rookie John Van Boxmeer with one punch last season at The Forum. BEST FIGHTING GOALIES: Pre Expansion Garry Lutnley, Detroit Red Wings; Expansion Gerry Cheevers, Cleveland Crusaders. TOUGHEST TEAMS: Pre Expansion Toronto Maple Leafs, 1947; Expansion Boston Bruins, 1970; Philadelphia Flyers, Present WORST STICK FIGHT: Cal Gardner, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Kenny Reardon, Montreal Canadiens, New Year's night, 1949 at Maple Leaf Gardens. Subsequently, NHL President Clarence Campbell slapped a bond on Reardon in February 1950 when he threatened to "get" Gardner again. MOST SUBTLE AND DANGEROUS SPEAR Doug Harvey, Montreal Canadiens ruptures the spleen of New York Rangers' center Red Sullivan in November 1956 at Madison Square Garden. Although Sullivan received the last rites of the Roman Catholic Church he recovered and played again for the Rangers. MOST OBVIOUS SPEAR Glen Skov, Detroit Red Wings, knifed the "R" off Max Bentley's Rangers' jersey during a New York Detroit game at Madison Square Garden in 1953-54 season. BEST FIGHTER IN THE PROS Garry Howatt, New York Islanders. MOST HORRIBLE EPISODE: Lou Fontinato of the Montreal Canadiens breaks his neck after ducking a charge by Vic Hadfield, New York Rangers, in The Montreal Forum dur- ing the 1962-63 season. MOST ONE SIDED DECISION OVER A REFEREE: Minnesota Fighting Saints goalie Mike Curran flattens referee Bob Sloan in 1974 Houston Minnesota playoff. BEST POLICEMEN: (four way tie) Bill Ezinicki, Toronto Maple Leafs; Ted Lindsay, Detroit Red Wings; John Ferguson, Montreal Canadiens and Dave Schultz, Philadelphia Flyers. MOST DETERMINED LOSING FIGHTER: Bryan Watson, Detroit Red Wings. MOST UNINTERESTED EXCELLENT FIGHTER: (Tie) Ken Hodge, Boston Bruins and Steve Vickers, New York Rangers. BEST LEFT-HANDED FIGHTER: Wayne Cashman, Boston Bruins. THE FIGHT THAT WON A PLAYOFF SERIES: John Ferguson, Montreal Canadiens, beats-up Ted Green, Boston Bruins, in the 1968 playoffs after which the Canadiens swept Boston in four straight games enroute to The Stanley Cup. THE FIGHT THAT LOST A PLAYOFF BERTH: Fontinato Howe, 1958-59. After Fontinato lost the bout, the Rangers began a tailspin that eventually landed them out of the playoffs while Toronto, trailing in fifth place, moved ahead and into fourth. It marked the making of Punch Imlach. BEST FIGHT OF THE FUTURE: Dave Schultz vs. Derek Sanderson. Schultz loses by a TKO. Roundup of bowling scores HOLIDAY BOWL HOLIDAY VILLAGE Edith Madson 244; Renate Walser 258; Laura Peake 249 Marge Storyack 254; Pat Plomp 257; Kay Davidson 247 Marge Malcomson 234; Geri Hecker 239; Beth Rak 229. WILSON HIGH Bill Todd 221; Bill On 181; Rod Houghton 224; Darwyn Starrier 157; Brad Poch 148; John Gardm 172; Sylvia Huemer 164; Darren Toth 177. AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC Doug Allan 263; Ivan Wills 246; Laurice Block 227; Randy Wilson 269; Flora Donate 264; Darrell Block 245; Debbie Barton 249; Debbie Wells 219. EAGLES Carole Homulos 260; Katie Frecka 254; Marie Barnett 251 Grace Gillett 292 Mary Ward 245 Gary Ward 320 George Matchett 279; Nick Lastuka 310; John Rosenfelt 254; Phyllis Moore 239. ATTENTION Weekend ice still available for curling for clubs, private parties, and organizations even fun games. Contact rink manager at 327-1213 Lethbridge Curling Club J M ELECTRIC 326B 10th Street North Wish to Announce Change of Management Effective Immediately. BOBSETOQUCHI Will take over managerial duties. For complete electrical installations call 328-6768 or 328-7944 raUBSTIMATES VASA LODGE Cleve McLean 233; Doug Hegland 205; Gunner Holte 210; Bea Hanson 261; Walter Baker 215; Arvid Oseen 220; Hilda Bianchi 216; Hjalmar Nelson 236; Slim Berry 227; Don McLean 262. ALCON Bill Nicholson 253 Dennis Hurst 256: Bill Peterson 262 Rogan Sinclair 259 Dick Marthienson 271 Bill Billings 270 Maria Vandenberg 220; Karen Marthienson 291 Betty Paterson 241. CAPRI BOWL MONDAY NITE MIXED Mike Stevens 253, Frank Barva 238 Fred Milner 293 Cy Hoult 237. Gary Mutter 284, Bob Heaton 234, Abe Plett 264 3oe Tollin 267, Marg Constable 252, Lorraine Mickey 248, Marion Keiver 232. TUESDAY MORNING LADIES Loraine Kramer 234, Mary VanderBerg 215. Lil Dietrick 226. Jo Droste 217, Louise O'Shea 215, Reatha Thiessen 270. Ella Hathaway 237, Leona Deusche 229, Karlene Hoffman 298 Doreen Ross 258. IMPERIAL FASHIONS Pat Plomp 273 Olga LaRoc- que 256, Jean Passey 252, Judy Horlacher 256. Dorothy Sorenson 310 Linda Vrabel 231. Alma Tolley 283. Ev Coutts 248 Janet Koole 237, Marg Seefried 248. GORDIES MEN Tak Katakami 266, Ken Mack 255 Lovro Novak 254, Bill Hamilton 302 Andy Valer 258. Bob Hamilton 278, D. Dagnone 272, Duane Spitzer 259. Jerry Mezie 296, Cec Beaudry 272 Bill Taylor 306 L.C.C. Rick Booker 237, Karen Quinn 269, Florence Kobe 205. Alanna Ell 212. Mae Popma 236 Robin Habart 215. Nick Korchinski 225. Ray Yezovich 221. Terry Pocza 209, Cathy Parkens 206. CANBRA FOODS Gary Knox 232, Doug Brown 225, Doug Wong 282, Menno Drent 265. Tony Boh 220. Steve Dimnik 251, Flo Nyquist 255 Stu Nyquist 250 Lawrence Baumback 272, Cheryl Obermeyer ,319 Tak Katakami 393 FREE For Ml DATSUN OWNERS DURING DATSUN SAFETY WEEK October 28 through November 2 at FOREIGN CAR (Leth.) Ltd. Here to what we wH do FRH for HM ier en written SAFCTY STEERING FRONT SUSPENSION BRAKES REAR SUSPENSION CLUTCH EXHAUST SYSTEM U JOINTS SAFETY. We will inepectefl the DATSUN and give yew a EMISSION CONTROL BATTERY ALL FLUID LEVELS TIRES BODY IN GENERAL LIGHTS COOLING SYSTEM Plus One FREE BONUS per Datsun Owner Your choice of any one ol following FREE GIFTS 1 FREE OIL FILTER 1 FREE AIR CLEANER 1 FREE FAN BELT ELEMENT 2 FREE SEALED BEAMS 2 FREE WIPER BLADES During DATSUN SAFETY WEEK we will be ONI! FROM 8 A.M. TILL 9 P.M. DAILY SATURDAY 8 A.M. TILL 4 P.M. PIMM PHONE for your APPOINTMENT early 327-2622 FOREIGN CAR (Leth.) LTD. Broncos face stiff test, Cougars, Kings pay visit By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor When the Lethbridge Broncos take to the ice tonight at eight o'clock they will have two thoughts in mind. Besides seeking to maintain a three game unbeaten string, the locals will be looking to improve on their position in the eastern division standings of the Western Canada Hockey League. At present the Broncos have seven points on three wins and a tie. They trail Brandon Wheat, Kings and Saskatoon Blades by just five points. However, the locals enjoy a three games in hand advan- tage over the Blades and two over the Wheat Kings. As well, the Broncos are only one point back of third place Regina Pats so are ac- tually in very good shape this early in the season. Coach Earl Ingarfield of the Broncos does not plan any line up changes for tonight's game with Victoria Cougars. Game time tonight is set for eight o'clock at the Sportsplex. Cougars and Broncos hooked up in a Tuesday night encounter last week but lit- tle was settled as the two clubs ska ted to a 3-3 stalemate. However, the game had its effect on the Broncos as it seemed to be the turning point in a somewhat lack lustre start. "That Victoria game seemed to bring the club said Ingarfield. The results of which were seen very clearly by over Bronco supporters Sunday night when they blasted Saskatoon 6-2. Delorme caught a puck in the right knee in the second period of the Saskatoon game, and although the knee was bruised, is expected to see action again tonight. A key to the Bronco successes of late has been netminder Lome Molleken. The lanky, veteran backstopper came to camp looking for the job as number one and earned it. Thus far he has shown every in- dication of keeping his job with out- standing work. Broncos will have an excellent chance to enhance their position in the standings even further when they play the Wheat Kings Sunday evening at seven in a four point game. The game itself is not worth four points in the standings. It simply means that a win would cut the Bronco Wheat King difference by two big points or widen it by another two, depending on the outcome. Ingarfield indicated his club will be ready. You might say its an early season moment of truth for the Broncos. No longer do the Broncos have to rely solely upon the line of Alex Tidey, Brian Tottier and Brian Sutter. These three still have to rate as the top offensive threat, to be sure, but Ingarfield is getting steady play from the other two lines, particularly that of Ron Delorme, Stan Jensen and Greg Woods. That unit, with some help from the pop- ular Archie Henderson, accounted for half of the Bronco goals Sunday, and should get better as the season progresses. Texaco [TEXACOI Canada Ltd. Has for lease in the near future a combination wholesale and retail outlet in the TOWN of BROOKS, Alberta We offer a complete training program and attrac- tive guaranteed income to the successful applicant. Interested parties call Lethbridge, or write to Suite 3rd Ave. S., Lethbridge FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES WESTERN CANADA HOCKEY Eastern Division W L T F A Brandon 6 1 2 49 37 14 Saskatoon 5 2 24836 12 Regina 4 5 03743 8 Lethbridge 3 3 1 29 29 7 Winnipeg 2 5 2 32 43 6 Flin Ron 2 6 236 57 6 Western Division Victoria 6 4 2 58 49 14 Med Hat 6 2 1 39 28 13 New West 5 4 2 40 33 12 Edmonton 4 2 1 34 26 9 Kamloops 2 4 0 23 21 4 Calgary 0 7 3 28 51 3 ALBERTA JUNIOR HOCKEY W L T F A Pts Calgary 8 2 0753616 Red Deer.......6 Spruce Grove .''..-......6 Taber.........5 The Pass.......0 0 42 41 12 0 49 33 12 0 42 55 W 0 73 72 10 0 33 77 0> NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE DhMonl L 1 2 2 T F A 1 26 15 9 1 25 19 9 1 29 19 9 1 23 19 7 Islanders.......4 Phila...........4 Atlanta.........4 Rangers........3 Division 2 Chicago........4 3 02313 8 Vancouver......3 2 2 21 20 8 St Louis .......2 3 2 22 27 6 Minnesota......2 3 1 13 15 5 Kan City........0 5 1 12 26 1 DMsfena LA.............4 1 3 27 16 11 Detroit.........5 2 0252710 Montreal.......2 2 32423 7 Pitts ...........2 2 1 20 20 5 Wash ..........1 6 1 14 33 3 Division 4 Buffalo.........3 3 1 26 29 7 Toronto........2 2 3 27 21 7 Boston.........2 2 3 25 25 7 Calif...........1 4 3 21 36 5 HOCKEY SCORES National St Louis 4 Boston 4 Los Angeles 7 Buffalo 2 World San Diego 2 Phoenix 1 Minnesota 3 Indianapolis 2 American Nova Scotia 2 Rochester 1 Central Salt Lake 3 Denver 3 Dallas 5 Seattle 2 Ontario Senior Orillia 4 Whrtby 3 Quebec Major Cornwall 5 Quebec 3 Quebec Junior Ste. Foy 4 Cap de la Madeleine 2 Lac Megantic 4 Thetford Mines 2 Ontario Major London 3 Peterborough 3 Sudbury 11 Ottawa 6 western Canada Brandon 8 Victoria 7 New Westminster 4 Calgary 2 Alberta Junior Taber 4 The Pass 3 British Columbia Junior Chiffiwack 8 Langtoy 4 Beffingham 8 Merritt 3 Pacific Junior Surrey 4 North-West Vancouver 3 LOS ANGELES 7 BUFFALO 2 First Period 1. Los Angeles. Berry 3 (Kozak, Widing) 2. Los Angeles. Kozak 2 (Berry, Harper) 3. Los Angeles, Kozak 3 (Widing, Goring) Penalties Buffalo bench (served by Spencer) Spencer Buf Martin Buf Second Period 4. Los Angeles, Kozak 4 (Goring) 5. Buffalo. Perreault 7 (Korab, Martin) 6. Los Angeles, Widing 2 (Goring) Penalties Spencer Buf Kannegiesser LA Murdoch LA Guevremont Buf Brown LA Goring LA Third Period 7. Los Angeles, Nevin 6 (Maloney, SL Marseille) 8. Buffalo, Korab 1 Spencer. (Dudley) 9. Los Angeles, Widing 3 (Kozak, Brown) Penalties Harper LA SL Marseille LA Shots on goal by Buffalo 13 21 Los Angeles 8 8 Goal Bromley, Fair, Buffalo; Vachon, Los Angeles. Attendance 9.305. BOSTON 4 ST. LOUIS 4 First period 1. SL Louis. Wilson 2 (Palazzari) 2. SL Louis. Plante 1 (Merrick. Wilson) 1322; 3. Boston. Hodge 5 (Vadnais. Orr) Penalties Merrick SL Bob Plager SL Sims B Second period 4. SL Louis, Plante 2 (Bailey) 5. Boston. O'Reilly 2 (Orr) Penalties Wilson SL Schmautz B Smith B. Plante SL Palazzari SL 1855. Third period Boston. Esposito 5 (Vadnais) 7. SL Louis. Bailey 3 (Plante. Sacharuk) Boston. Orr 4 (Hodge) Penalties Plahte SL Savard B Stumpf SL Hodge B Shots on goal by SL Louis 4 12 Boston 17 18 Goal Davidson, St. Louis: Brooks. Attendance 14.938. BASKETBALL SCORES NBA Cleveland 116 Atlanta 97 Buffalo 111 New York 91 Philadelphia 102 New Orleans 89 ABA Kentucky 113 San Antonio 103 Memphis 99 Virginia 95 WORLD FOOTBALL LEAGUE EASTERN DIVISION W L T F A Pet Rorida ....12 5 0 351 230 .706' Charlotte ..10 7 0 406 269 .588 Phila...... 7 10 0 431 356 .412 4 10 0 258 359 .286 CENTRAL DIVISION Memphis 14 3 0 519 288 .824 Birmingham 12 5 0 408 346 .706 Chicago 7 10 0 391 514 .412 1 13 0 209 358 .071 WESTERN DIVISION x-s. Califor. ....12 5 0420359.708 HawaBans 7 10 0 330 381 .412 Shreveport 6 10 1 214 347 .382 Portland... 6 10 1 250 380 .382 of 1974 schedule suspended. division title. WCHL Hockey Lethbridge Bronco's vs Victoria Cougars Friday, Oct. 25th 8P.M. Lethbridge Sportsplex ELRICH TIRES LTD. c- c. x c. c 402 1st Avg S 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;