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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 LETHBRIDGE HERALD i-rlday, Stpttmbtr 20, 1974 LAS VEGAS RUNTIME 4 3 niihts Mr dovMt NHMm 5 dip. 4 nightt pw pifion doubli otcupincy ilso mllibli Includes return air lare Calgary-Las Vegas. Accommodation Mint Hotel, plus many extra attractions. First departure Sept. 12th, 1974. For information and bookings contact. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL _________PHONE 328-8184 The Herald Sports LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mill Lethbridge, Alberta Phone (403) 328-7411 Store Hours Open 9 a.m. to p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Closed Soviets say they were had as Team Canada triumphs By IAN MacLAlNE TORONTO (CP) Team Canada coach Billy Harris and those Canadians who arrange international hockey schedules might do well to set up more dates at Maple Leaf Gardens. Team Canada 74 romped to a 4-1 win over the Soviet Union national team Thursday, marking the second time in a row that a Canadian professional side has knocked off a Russian club at the Gardens. In 1972. Team Canada, made up of National Hockey League all-stars, won by an identical only game they won in Canada. Normally a bastion of NHL sophistication, a sellout crowd of almost cheered wildly at the Canadians from the World Hockey Association who moved into a 3-0 lead and were rarely pressed afterwards. Bobby Hull, Andre Lacroix, Ralph Backstrom and J.C. Trembiay scored for the Canadians and Alexander Yakushev tor the Russians. The only time, the Russians threatened was early in the third period when they had an apparent goal disallowed by Canadian referee Tom Brown. Team Canada was ahead 3-1 when Brown ignored the red goal light that flashed moments after Vladimir Petrov ap- parently beat goaltender Gerry Cheevers. "That wasn't a disputed said Soviet coach Boris Kulagin in a post-game interview. "It was an undisputed goal." Harris said the Soviets could count the goal, "and that would make the score 4-2." Brown wasn't sure he had made the right call, but after consulting with the goal judge and his linesman, he ruled no goal. The Russians asked him to reconsider his decision after re- viewing the play on a television monitor beside the Russian bench. Brown refused, an action which later was commended by Vern Buffey, WHA referee-in-chief responsible for co- ordinating the officials for this eight-game series that resumes Saturday afternoon in Winnipeg. Team Canada holds a one-game lead after two games following a 3-3 tie Tuesday at Quebec City. "There's no way they (referees) can rely on television replays for said Buffey, adding that he thought Brown had called an "excellent game." Asked later if he had considered pulling his team off the ice after the disputed goal. Kulagin said: "No. We have high re- spect for spectators and are well aware that they pay to see the game." Team Canada could have doubled the score except for the superb goaltending of Valdislav Tretiak. Yakushev ended Canadian goalie Gerry Cheever's shutout bid at of the second period. The Canadians, employing a four-line system that allows them to skate with the younger Soviet players in short, quick bursts, still are not favorites to win the series. But their crowding tactics appear to have upset the pat- terned Soviet system and, unlike the 1972 squad, this Cana- dian team is not adverse to laying on the stick and elbows in the corners. Referee Brown, as did Josef Kompalla of West Germany in the first game, ignored many of the infractions. But Brown called a penalty shot for Canada's Mike Walton when he was hauled down in the second period by defenceman Valeri Vasilyev. However, the WHA scoring king's slapshot went into Tre- tiak's pads. Just before the period started, Cheevers' father-in-law, John Giacomi, apparently suffered a heart attack in the stands behind the Team Canada bench. He was in serious condition in hospital. Gordie Howe was taken to hospital after the first period with rib injuries, but x-rays showed no breaks and the 46- year-old winger was expected to be ready for the next contest. Whether Harris decides to sit out hockey's elder statesman in Saturday's game won't be known until the Team Canada coach discloses his lineup for the weekend match, possibly late today. Soviet winger Juri Lebedev was cut for several stitches on his forehead and Canada's Andre Lacroix had a split in the middle of his head, inflicted near the 16-minute mark of the third period by Alexander Maltsev. Lacroix and his team-mates argued to no avail that a five- minute major penalty should have been called for drawing blood, but absence of the Russian centre star set the stage for Tremblay's goal, at It was a lazy shot from the blueline that deflected high into the net off defender Viktor Kuznetsova. Lacroix and Hull assisted. Backstrom's goal came at of the first period, and was set up by Mark Howe and his father, Gordie. Lacroix scored at the mark of the first with help from John McKenzie and Trembiay. Hull got his third goal of the series at of the second pe- riod with help from Lacroix and McKenzie. Then Yakushev, easily the most dangerous of the Russian attackers, scored while Cheevers was lying out of the play to the right of the Canadian net. Valdimir Shadrin and Yuri Lebedev set him up. Canada outshot the Russians 33-30, with their widest margin in the second period, 16-8. Father-in-law suffers heart attack Brown Cheevers' joy short-lived TORONTO (CP) News that Gerry Cheevers' father- in-law had suffered a heart at- tack cast a shadow over the Team Canada dressing room Thursday night moments after a 4-1 victory over the .Soviet Union in the second of their eight-game series. Cheevers. who reached the -oom late because he was hon- ored after the game as Can- ada's top player, left quickly, escorted by a policeman. "Sorry, fellas, no questions nlease." said Cheevers. who is not expected to play Saturday ufternoon at Winnipeg in the third game of the series. Cheevers" father-in-law. John Giacomi. was in serious in hospital. The news delayed the of Team Canada coach Silly Harris at a news -onference with Gordie Howe Boris Kulagin, Russian lead coach. Canada's players refused to referee Tom Brown of Scarborough. Ont.. who ruled that a Russian shot ?ariy in the third period did not go in the net. A television "eplay appeared to show- otherwise. If the shot had :ounted. Canada would have led only 3-2. Captain Pat Stapleton was firm. "ft didn't go in. The referee said it didn't go in. ft didn't go in." He agreed with Brown's decision not to view the replay. "If you wanted to referee the whole game by replays, I guess you could call a lot of penalties, too. But that's not the way it's done." Forwards Andre Lacroix and Bruce MacGregor described the game as much tougher physically than the opening game, a 3-3 tie Tues- day night at Quebec City. "The ice was soft, the kind that wears you down." said MacGregor. a diligent defen- sive standout. "Right now. I'm exhausted. But a good night's rest and we'll be ready Saturday afternoon." Harris said he anticipated several changes for Satur- day's game, but he wouldn't say what the shifts will be. Among those likely to be missing is Gordie Howe, who played two shifts and set up Canada's opening goal before retiring with bruised ribs. He was released from hospital after x-rays showed no breaks. Maybe I'm getting too old for this game." said the 46- year-old veteran, who receiv- ed a thunderous standing ova- tion from the 16.485 fans before the game. If rust is a problem, Tremclad is a solution. or ending Psml tiphl over tound Special tormijla inhibits rust uviihoul a lot o' worts. or brush. SJAIS AGAINST MOISTUHE INHIBITS BUST ON CUATU OB RUSTED METAl filM-TUH! aouuit j< Woolco Woodwards Beaver Lumber Revelslokes Umber Pro Hardware Link Hardware Simpsons Sears Zellers After Howe left, Team Can- ada was forced to work basic- ally with three lines. That left his son, Mark, and Ralph Backstrom to concentrate on penalty-killing, where they did a superb job. I don't think we had a sag." said Stapleton. "Maybe it looked like that when we were getting the penalties, but it didn't feel that way." Mike Walton, who was beaten by Vladislav Tretiak on a second-period penalty shot, gave the Russian net- minder full credit for the save. "I thought I might try to pull him out. but the ice was bumpy so I decided to shoot it. He was further out than I thought and the angle was covered. He made an outstanding save. He made several." CANADA 4 RUSSIA 1 First period 1. Canada. Backstrom 1 (Mark Howe. G. Howe) 2. Canada. Lacroix 1 (McKenzie. Trembiay) Penalties Smith Kapustin Matiovlicti Second period 3. Canada. Hull 3 (Lacroix. McKenzie) 4. Russia. Yakushev 1 (Shadrin. Lebedev) Penalties Mahovlich Lacroix Third period 5. Canada. Trembiay 1 (Lacroix. Hull) Penalties Smith Maltsev Trembiay on goal by Soviet Union 13 8 Canada 10 16 15.485. The French was okay OTTAWA 'CP; 'The-best language was the score." Keith Spicer observed after 1he 4-1 Team Canada hockey- victory Thursday over the Soviet Union. Mr. Spicer. Federal Language Ombudsman, had objected Wednesday to the iailure of broadcasters of the opening game of the eight- game series, a 3-3 tic played Tuesday in Quebec to pronounce the French names of some of the Canadian players Mos1 notable was the Ray- gene pronunciation of Rejean Houle's name. Russians TORONTO (CP) The So- viet Union national hockey team may spoil a planned trip to Moscow by Tom Brown of Scarborough, Ont. Brown, 34, refereed Thurs- day's game between the Rus- sians and Team Canada and the visitors weren't im- pressed. Boris Kuiagin. coach of the Russian they lost 4-1 to Team said in a post- game interview that "fortu- nately, this official will not work the series again." Kulagin was incensed by a third-period decision which apparently robbed the Rus- sians of a goal that would have made the score 3-2. The Russian coach said the goal wasn't disputed, "it was an undisputed goal." But it didn't count because Brown said he didn't see the puck go into the net. "I didn't see the puck go into the net." said Brown. "I asked the linesmen and they didn't see it go in either. "The goal judge hesitated in putting the light on and when he hesitated that was it. There was no way I was going to call it a goal, i explained to the Russians what I saw and that was it." Brown referees Ontario Ma- jor Junior A hockey and has been asked to officiate in the National Hockey League and the World Hockey Associ- ation. He says he is going to Mos- cow and hopes to referee a game there, but Kuiagin says he have any parl of thai While replays of the in- adent on television appear show ihc puck in the net. Vern HuUey. referee-in-chief of the WHA. said "Jtiere's no way we're gojng lo re3y on replays." He said Brown had done 'a emit job' and he was satis- lied. Coach Billy Harris ol Team probably had the so- lution He s You be the judge It looks like the puck is under the crossbar and partially in the net. The goal, although disputed, didn't count. Race results CALGARY (CP) Race results at Stampede Park Thursday: FIRST S1.800, claiming. 3 year olds. 1 1- 16 miles. Pleiades Boy (Kipling) 6.00 5.50 3.80. Magic Mover (Coombs) 15.10 6.80. Cleo Knows (Barroby) 6.00. Time: Belmont Queen. Donnita, Blinking Billy, Loreen's Girl. Free Aid. Touch Of Frost. Gypsys Freedom also ran. SECOND S2.100. claiming. 3 year olds. 6 furlongs. Morning Knight (Ollive) 5.30 3.40 2.60. No Orders (Hedge) 5.20 3.70. King Waltzer (Coombs) 3.10. Time: 3-5. Black Agate. Stormy Spirit. He's A Hassle. Holly Race. Newcomb. Mellow Dee Dee. Fair Morning also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: THIRD claiming. 3 year olds and up. 6 furlongs. Pauls Deal (D. Wiseman) 13.50 6.80 4.00. Magnum's Treasure (Ollive) 4.30 2.90. Winter Field (Niblett) 4.80. Time: 2-5. Wrnarica. Klondike Charm. Northern Skipper. West Wind Gal. Fay's Hurrah. Tarmahac. Jet Courier also ran. QUINELLA: FOURTH S3.300. claiming. 4 year olds and up. 1H miles. Glib (Whittle) 8.30 3.90 2.60. Chariot Trip (Ollive) 3.90 2.60. Shields Of Hope (Pearson) 3.50. Time: 1-5. Lace Princess. Country Cutup. Cindy's Kin also ran. FIFTH S1.900. claiming. 3 year olds and up. 6 furlongs. War King (Ollive) 11.10 6.00 5.90. Whata Gift (Hendricks) 19.70 9.60. Phils Hope (Whittle) 11.20. Time: 1-5. Easy To Love. Barabas. Mr. Wolfe. Win A Point. Monkey Pod. Tea Coffee John. Expediate also ran. EXACTOR: SIXTH S2.100. claiming, 3 year olds and up. 6 furlongs. Pops Lady (Pearson) 46.90 18.90 9.40. Theobold (Ollive) 4.30 3.70. Naval Convoy (Barroby) 4.30. Time: 3-5. Cyternity. Call Me Star. Lucky Levey. Coming Fury, New Response. Peaceful Cindy also ran. SEVENTH added, stakes, 2 year olds, mile. Western Dangler (Hedge) 3.40 3.10 2.80. Mr. Wind (Hendricks) 4.10 3.90. Canada's Reply (Whittle) 3.60. Time: Ribot Hash. Pampas Host, Ebony Belle, Royal Morn, Thru The Mirror. High Cutter. Why Reason. Special Risk also ran. EIGHTH S2.500. claiming. 3 year olds. 11- 16 miles. White Light (Ollive) 4.20 3.00 2.80. Forestry (Whittle) 7.20 5.40, Musketang (Hedge) 5.00. Time: 2-5. Hadahoney. Malia's Melody. Whistling Willie. Stranger Luck. Hard Woodson. Madam Pride also ran. QUINELLA: BETTING: ATTENDANCE: Canadian colt wins DELAWARE. Ohio (AP) "1 wonder when the bubble will said veteran harness racing driver Billy Haughton. reflecting on his incredible 1974 season. He soared even higher Thursday with a Little Brown Jug victory with Canadian owned Armbro Omaha. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES AMERICAN LEAGUE East W Baltimore.......81 New York 80 Boston........ 77 Cleveland 73 Milwaukee..... 72 Detroit 69 West Oakland........85 Texas......... 80 Minnesota..... 77 Chicago....... 73 Kansas City 73 California...... 61 TODAY'S GAMES Cleveland G. Perry (20-10) and F. Peterson (9-12) at New York Tidrow (12-12) and Qura (4-0) Baltimore Grimsley (17-13) at Boston Drago (6-9) Detroit Fryman (6-8) at Milwaukee Champion (11-3) California Ryan (20-15) at Minnesota Decker (15-12) Kansas City Fitzmorris (11-6) at Texas J. Brown (12-12) Oakland Abbott (5-5) or Hamilton (6-4) at Chicago B. Johnson (B-4) THURSDAY'S RESULTS Baltimore 000 010 024 7 10 0 New York 000 000 000 0 31 McNally (16-10) and Etchebarren: May Upshaw Pagan (9) and Munson. HR: Bal Baylor Oakland 000 002 010 3 11 2 Kansas City 000 020 100 Blue. Fingers (9) Lindblad (10) and Fosse: Briles. Bird (6) (7-5) and Martinez. Detroit 100 200 000 3 5 1 Boston 010 000 3 0 Ruhle Hiller (8) and Freehan: Tiant (20-13) and Blackwell. HR: Bos Lynn LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pel. Carew. Win.....561 83 204 .364 Hargrove. Tex 386 53 127 .329 Orta. Chi.......483 73 153 .317 McRae. KC.....498 66 157 315 Handle. Tex 494 64 151 .306 Piniella. NY.....484 69 147 .304 Maddox. NY___424 65 126 .302 Burroughs. Tex 527 80 159 .302 Yas'ski. 80S 488 91 147 .301 Allen. Chi ......462 84 139 301 Home Runs: Alien. 32: Jackson. Oakland. 29. Runs Baited In: Burroughs. 115: Bando. 102. CFL Eastern Conference W L F A Ptt Montreal ........7 2 213 131 14 Hamilton ........6 4 170 155 12 Ottawa..........4 6 150 150 8 Toronto .........3 7 166 216 6 Western Conference NATIONAL L 1 U 70 72 .517 3 70 77 .530 .487 Philadelphia 79 73 78 1 1 York Chicago 67 Angeles Cincinnati 77 78 .483 1 12 74 84 .507 .447 18 27 40 San Fran San Diego 76 68 TODAY'S GAMES New York Sadecki (8-8) at Pittsburgh Brett (13-8) Chicago Bonham (11-19) at St. Louis Forsch (5-4) Atlanta P. Niekro (17-12) at Houston Richard (2-1) Philadelphia Carlton (14-12) at Montreal Renko (11-14) San Diego Mclntosh (0-3) at Los Angeles Messersmith (18-6) Cincinnati Kirfay (10-8) at San Francisco D'Acquisto (12-12) THURSDAY'S RESULTS St. Louis 000 130 020 6 15 1 Pittsburgh 021 000 50x 8 15 0 Curtis. Bare Folkers (5) Hrabosky Garman Siebert (8) and Simmons: Kison. Demery Hernandez (7) Giusti (8) and Sanguillen Chicago 400 010 110 13 4 Philadelphia 301 000 000 4 12 0 Hooton LaRoche (7) and Stelmaszek: Ruthven. Schueler (1) Scarce Garber Watt (9) and Boone. San Diego 000 001 010 2 6 3 Los Angeles 004 003 31 8 1 Freisleben Laxton Hardy Johnson (8) and Kendall: Sutton Marshall (9) and Yeager HR: LA Yeager Cincinnati 060 010 100 8 9 2 San Fran 000 100 030 4 7 0 Norman Borbon (9) and Bench: D'Acquisto Halicki Bryant Metzger Moffitt (9) and Boccabeila. HR: SF Thomasson (2) LEAGUE LEADERS AB Garr. All Garvey. LA 603 Edmonton B.C........... Sast-.alcnewan Winnipeg..... Calgary L F A Ptl 3 193 119 12 4 175 185 10 5 186 193 10 4 131 171 8 7 134 182 4 R H Pet. 79 204 .354 93 195 323 Oliver.'Pgh.....563 88 179 .318 ZiSk. Pgh....... 496 72 15" .317 Stargell. Pgh 466 83 146 .313 Buckncr. LA 533 78 167 .313 McBride. SL 522 76 163 .312 Wladlock. Chi 404 54 126 .312 Brock. SL .591 97 184 .311 Gross. Hou 540 73 167 .309 Home F? u TI s: Schmidt. Philadelphia. 36: Wyrm. Los Angeles. 3V Runs Batted In. Bench. Cincinnati, 12V Schrpiril. 115 DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee The diplomatic thing to do is allow the goai. Make the score 4-2 Co ngra ttdat ions Paul Sctimyr rushes to congratulate Gerry Cheevers after Team Canada's 4-1 win over Russia. ELRICH TIRES LTD. Sales and Service 402 1st AVI. S Ptomi 327-6886 or 327-U45 ;