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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta JO THE LETH6RIDGE HERAlO Thursday, 7, VJ72 Third game ends in 4-4 deadlock Wednesday iamov, Tretiak give Team Canada nightmares ANDY CAPF WINNIPEG It Rus- sia's Valary Kharlamov is worth million on Ite basis of his play in Hie current hockey scries against Team Canada, then young Soviet goalie Vladis- lav Trotiak must be worth hnl( as much again. The 20-year-old Trotiak mes- merized the Canadians through two periods Wednesday night as the teams played to a 4-4 tie in the third game of the inter- national clash. The Russians won the first game in Montreal 7-3 in Mon- treal and Canada took the sec- ond 4-1 in Toronto Monday night. Tretiak's brilliant glove save off Paul Henderson early in the third period Wednesday night laycd a key role in producing tie. President Harold Ballard of 'oronto Maple Leafs of the Na- lonal Hockey League put the I million price tag on but Tretiak has been the utstanding player in the threo ames so far and he could be ie deciding factor in the eight- ame series that resumes in Friday night. Weaver's club hot Py THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "There's no reason to believe that we can't win 23 games in a row." Earl Weaver, Baltimore Ori- oles' manager insists that he isn't flipping his baseball cap. Optimistic as always, Balti- more's boss looked on tho sunny side despite a tough 4-3 loss to Detroit Tigers Wednes- day night that dropped Ms team to fourth place, two games behind, in the American League East, "We've spoiled them a said Weaver. "There are 23 to go and we've got to get hot, that's all there is to it." The Tigers 'held on to first place by an unstable half-game, looking over their shoulders at the Boston Red Sox. New York Yankees, who lost to the Red Sox 2-0 Wednesday night, dropped to third, 114 games be- hind the front-runners. While not much daylight opened in the East race, Oak- land Athletics opened some, room for themselves in the West by bombing second-place Chicago 9-1. The victory gave them a four-game lead over (he White Sox. Elsewhere in the American League, California Angels de- ted Kansas City Royals 3-1; Minnesota Twins blanked Texas Rangers 2-fl and Cleveland In- dians and Milwaukee Brewers split a twin Indians vinning the first game 4-3 and :he Brewers the nightcap 5-2, Not only are Eittsburgh Pi- rates trumping the rest of tlx National League East, but they're doing it with five aces Nothing illegal, mind you. It's just that Pittsburgh's pitching staff, usually overlooked, is starting to get some of the rcc ognition it deserves. "They have a good, steady pitching staff and they can send a good man out agains you every Chicago pitching coach Larry Jans en after Dock Elli Manked the Cubs 4-0 on seven hits Wednesday night. Elsewhere, Cincinnati Red beat Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 Montreal Expos trimmed York 'Mets 7-3, Fhiladelphi Phillies edged St. Louis Cardi rials 3-2 and San Francisco Gi ants trounced San Dieg Padres W. Pittsburgh's ninth "on secutive victory equalled Pirates' longest winning strea of the season and boosted their lead in the East Division to 13Vi games over the Cubs. VALERY KHARLAMOV Contributed short handed goal Wednesday. Due to renovations to our Service Department our SERVICE DEPARTMENT only WILL BE CLOSED SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th KING CHRYSLER DODGE LTD. llth ST. ond 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-927) VLADISLAV TRETIAK Superb in goal for Soviet squad. More sport 011 page 12 Thl ilirxdrs-Bmz 210SE This is the year I will finally own a Mercedes-Benz." Tve known abouc Mercedes-Benz fine reputation for years. I've admired them from a distance. I've travelled as a passenger in lliem. Unbelievably com- fortable, and the finish is superb. "Some friends who own one arc always praising the way it handles. And I must admit I appreciate things that arc well-engineered and show good work- manship, like my watch and camera. "Of course, a is ex- pensive. But not really more than the car that I now own. And it is a good investment. "Well, why nor? Dammit, I'm going to buy the one car that I've always really wanted. Yes, I'm going to make this the year that I will finally own a This is the kind of thinking that our dealers quite often hear from new customers. If it comes close to any thoughts you may have had about own- ing a Mercedes-Benz, you should reajly treat yourself to a test drive. All our models are fine examples of the philosophy of plac- ing engineering and workmanship above all else. For more information see your local dealer or write to: Mercedes-Benz of Canada Ltd., 849 Eglinton Avc: East, Toronto 17, Ontario. And enquire about our European Delivery Plan. Wednesday night he turned' jack 38 shots, 32 of them in tho irst two periods before the "ast-skating Russians finally :ook away the play from the National Hockey League stars and held an 8-6 advantage in shots in the final 20 minutes. The Russian youth program was also instrumental in lifting 'he team from a 4-2 deficit lato in the second period on goals jy Yuri Lebedev and Alexander Bodunov. Erratic defensive play by Canada led to the other two Russian goals, by Vladimir Pet- rov and Kharlamov, while the Soviets were short-handed. It marked the third time in tliree games the Russian team has converted a Canadian power play to its own advan- tage. J. P. Parise, Jean Ratelle, Phil Esposito and Paul Hender- son were the Canadian marks- men. The fourth game on the West Coast will be carried nationally on the CBC television network starting at 6 p.m. MDT. SINDEN RELIEVED Canadian coach Harry Sinden seemed relieved after the game that his club had been able to salvage a tie. "We had our ups and downs, so did they just a super he said in a post-game interview. "It was a different type of game from Monday's but there were more mis- takes." Asked if the Canadians again folded under the intense skating of the well-conditioned Russians after commanding an early lead, Sinden said the team "was quite fresh to start the third period." If such was the case, then the Soviets' kid Bod- unov and Vyacheslav Anisin, a trio of 21-year-olds in their first year with the Soviet national the Canadian hockey dynasty, it is, in a precarious state. The youngsters owned the puck whenever they were on the ice and Canadian goalten- der Tony Esposito was hard- pressed to hold them off the Scoreboard In the final period. BENCH VETS The three appeared as a unit at the expense of veterans Eu- geny Zimin and Yuri Blinov, benched in favor of the youth movement by coach Vscvolod Bobrov. "We played them to get some experience for the young Bobrov said through an inter- preter. "That is why we brought them it was not just our aim to win." And he warned the Canadian reporters covering the series that the Russians "left some very capable young players in Moscow who will play for us there and we will lie stronger." Sinden, meanwhile, admitted he had learned much from the visitors. The former Boston Bruin coach said that should he return to the NHL he had "picked up some ideas I'd like to try." "They do a lot of things wo don't do. I can't see anything wrong with a lot of the things they do." Even if the Canadians win in Vancouver Friday, Sinden said he is not looking forward to go- ing into Moscow with a 2-1 lead for games Sent. 22, 24, 26 and 28. CANADA 4 RUSSIA FIRST PERIOD: 1. Canada Parise (While P. E5- poiilo) 2. Russia Petrov 2. 3. Canada Rstelle 1. [cournoyer Hen- derson) Penaltres Vasllieu Cashrnan Parise SECOND PERIOD 4. Canada. P. Esposiro 3 (Cashman, Parise) 5. Russia, Kharlamov 3 (Tsygankov) Canada. Henderson 2 CEIlis, CTarke} 7. Russia, Lebedev 1 (Vasilieu, Anl- sin) 3. Russra, Bodunov 1 (Anisin) Penalties Petrov Lebedev TtlIRD PERIOD SAYS -By Put Sullivan BIT OF EVERYTHING It's rather appropriate, I thought, that the Lethbridge Sugar Kings of the Alberta Junior Hockey League should open train- ing camp the day before the first snow fall The Kings got their 1972-73 season under way Mon- day evening at Henderson Ice Centre with 27 hope- fuls on hand Tuesday felt like the first day of winter was with us It never fails You go away for a few days and things happen, some you expect and others you don't The Lethbridge Exhibition Board will have 12 days of racing starting Sept. 22 and ending Oct. 9 The ponies will be running right in the middle of the Cincinnati Reds Detroit Tigers' World Series showdown A pair of holes-in-6ne were register- ed while I was on vacation Tony Coutts and Roger Gillett canned their tee shots on different days I didn't get much more information on either 'of them other than the fact Roger's cost him a few dollars as he failed to sign up for the hole- in-one insurance at Henderson Lake But then who would have expected it, eh Roger? It's just like Gerry Cheeyers, who used to tend goal for the Boston Bruins and is now with the Cleveland Cavaliers, on his success in a recent golf tourna- ment "I was one under one under a tree, one under a rock, one under a bush, one under Lethbridge's two representatives in the 1972 Olym- pic Games did themselves proud Bob Kasting shared in a bronze medal after a third place finish in the men's 400-metre medley relay Phil Illingworfh was beaten in the second round in mid- dleweight judo competition against-the best in the world And it can only be said that Munich, Germany was the site of the most tragic event ever to take place in any international gathering in his- tory The needless slaying of 11 Israeli athletes will hang over the Olympic Games for all time to come They called the 1936 Games Hitler's De- bacle How, in heaven's name, will they de- scribe the 1972 Games? IS WEARIN'THEIR OMNTRPUSEKS? .ot nrzwgrm enstein hot It was a big day [or Dan Degenstein Monday at the Lc- Earon Car Club drag races. Degenstein, in a 1970 Chevro- let Z28 won the lions share of the honors at the one-day meet. He won the top super street competition wilh a time of 14.4 seconds over the quarter- mile strip and then closed out his days actions with a victory in the top eliminator event mak- ing him king of the hill. In lop street eliminator action the winner was Bill Brezolski of Taber in a 1968 Ford half- ton. His time was 18.7 seconds. Philip LeBlane of Taber topp- ed open hike competition wilh a time of 14.3 seconds on his Suzuki 750. Meanwhile, the lowest esti- mated lime was turned in by Larry Swanson of Fort Macleod on a 1972 Norton, 750. His time was 13 seconds flat. No ing. Penallies Mlshakov, While Cashman minor and rnisconduc! Shots on goal by Russia J 9 Canada is 17 Goal Trefiak, Russia; Esposito, Canada. PRO MOTORS LTD. 1520 2nd AVENUE SOUTH, LETHBRIDOE, ALBERTA PHONE 323-8117 Local shooters bring home loot A contingent of Lclhbridgc marksmen made their pres- ence felt at the annual Ponoka Rifleman's Rodeo recently. In women's open competition Evelyn Leffingwell of the city was the winner while in iron sigh's first place went to George Pohn. Frank Lcffingwell turned in a fine performance in the se- nior event to finish second. The Leffingwell's, Evelyn and Frank, then combined wilh Boh Jtobbs Jr. of Calgary to place second in the team event. In team competition there must ho a senior, junior and a wom- en on each squad. Calgary Stampeders, who, without the support of the inept B.C. Lions, would be in last place in the west division of the Canadian Football League, cut guard John Atamian Tuesday and indicated that more veterans could be on the block if things don't look up Atamian was a six-year starter with the Stamps According to football follower Ken Brown, the Stamps look simply awful Not at all like a pro club should look Al Conover, new head coach at Rice University in the United States explained his background recently "I have a master's degree The subject of my thesis was 'What college done for me' I didn't talk to too many people after Saturday's Canada- Russia hockey game I didn't have to, my phone was kept busy by other disbelievers To say Canada learned a lesson in be a grave understatement to say the least Foster Hewitt called Team Canada "possibly the greatest team ever assembled in hockey history" The Russians, I would venture to say, didn't listen to his predictions or those of any other so-called authority on the matter They went out and did what they know best, playing hockey for 60 min- utes at a time I was shocked and I'm sure most of you were I asked Earl Ingarfietd, a 13-year veteran of the National Hockey League what he thought and he simply said "wasn't that It truly was Monday's game was almost a complete reversal I'm hoping it was a sign of better things to come Bobby Hull, who was dropped from the team when he signed with Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Asso- ciation says his brother Dennis and other players who have not seen action with Team Canada are getting restless Says Bobby, "I talked to Dennis the other day and he's not at all happy He wants to play." Where, may I ask you Bobby, would Dennis fit in? The House of Lethbriclge trophy, played for an- nually between two Lethbridge golfers from the Coun- }ry Club and two from Whitefish, Mont, is back in Lelhbridge Roy Meredith and Maurice Mitchell recently defeated their American counterparts 5-up The annual affair, according to Mitchell, is played wilh just the right international flavor Jack Lakie says the trophy, originally the E. S, (Al) Neils trophy, dates back to the early sixties if not the late fifties Jack DeHeer stopped in to say goodbye lie leaves this weekend for Holland where he will again play for Tilburg Trap- pers and the Dutch National team DeHeer will be joined by Ron Krikke, who also played with him in Holland last year DeHeer was all smiles as he informed me he signed a three-year pact "It makes you feel pretty good when they send some one over here from Holland with your he said ANTIFREEZE PROVIDES TRI-PRO Triplo protecllon controls leepoge, ruit-corration and foaming. 1-3 gol.. 3 AK Gal. CnHy Case lot........ Gol. C.OO 40 gals. O 9C ar more......... 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