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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, September 28, 1974 THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD Tigers bounce Oil Kings EDMONTON (CP) Medicine Hat Tigers controll- ed most of the play Friday night to take their second Western Canada Hockey League exhibition victory over Edmonton Oil Kings by a 5-2 score. Tigers held period leads of 2-1 and 4-1 as two defencemen scored three of the Medicine Hat goals. Tim Sanche scored twice in the first period and Bryan Maxwell got his goal in the third period. Tigers got se- cond period goals from Gary Vaughan and Tom Bast. Wayne Perkins scored Ed- monton's first-period goal and Wayne Babich got his goal in the final frame. In Jasper New Westminster Bruins defeated Kamloops Chiefs 8-3 Friday. New Westminster got two goals each from Kelly Secord, Fred Berry, and Brian Schmyr; while Mike Sleep and Brad Maxwell added singles. Mel Zinger. Alan Young and Don Moores replied for Kamloops. In Regina, Brandon Wheat Kings scored a goal while short-handed in the third period to salvage a 4-4 tie with Regina Pats. The goal, by Rick Blight, came eight seconds after a penalty to Gil McNeil. The tie left Brandon undefeated in six exhibition games, including twr ties, under their new coach Norm Johnson. Wheat Kings defeated the Pats 5-3 Thursday at Brandon. The Memorial Cup cham- pion Pats have won three, lost four, and tied one in exhibition play, but the Wheat Kings sur- ged back with a pair of goals to tie the game in the first period. Broncos play Gas City, Trottier named captain By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor Things are rapidly taking shape in the camp of the Lethbridge Broncos. Fresh from a victory and a tie in Saskatchewan earlier in the week, the Broncos travel to Medicine Hat tonight to meet the Tigers in their third Western Canada Hockey League exhibition game. "We're coming right said Bronco coach Earl Ingarfield Friday. "The boys loooked very sharp against Regina in the 6-1 win." Broncos opened their exhibition season with a 4-4 draw in Saskatoon. For tonight, at least, Ingarfield will dress 20 players. "The limit is 19 but Medicine Hat said we could dress add- ed Ingarfield. Of the 20 players who will dress tonight, two will be netminders, Ingarfield will use all six defencemen still in camp and four complete lines. "We'll get another real good look at some of the rookies he said. "The Tigers have a big, tough club so the fellows will have to work hard." It was announced at Friday's workout that Bryan Trottier, a three-year veteran of the Broncos, would be the captain of the club for the coming year. Trottier, a real leader, will be aided by assistant captains Dean Samis, Ron Delorme and Ben Richardson. "I'm going to start Lome Molleken tonight and back him up with Bill Ingarfield said. Rollie Bouton, the third netminder in camp Friday will return to Prince Albert and play there. However, as Ingarfield pointed out, he is going there on an automatic recall basis. "If we need him, he'll be back." Defencemen Samis, Richardson, Darcy Regier, Doug Gillespie, Don Johnson and John Lutz will form the front wall in front of netminders Oleschuk and Molleken. At the forward spots Ingarfield has Trot- tier flanked by Brian Sutter on the left and Alec Tidey on the right Tidey and Trottier combined for five goals against Regina. The second line will have Greg Woods at centre, Stan Jobson at left and Don East- cott on the right side. Jim Wishloff will centre leftwinger Wayne Krebs and right winger Ron Delorme while Garth Morgan or Steve Lee will be at centre on a line with Bill Jobson and Archie Henderson. Brad Cox, Doug Tetarenko and either Lee or Morgan will not dress for the game tonight. Rick Collier, Mike Boychuk and Bernie Syrenne have joined Swift Current in the Saskatchewan Junior League, however Syrenne will be back with the Broncos Sun- day. Season ticket holders will be glad to know that the tickets are now available at the Bronco office. Anyone wishing to pick them up may do so during office hours. Also the Broncos will be on hand Sunday at the Sportsplex to show people where they will sit this year and to sell season tickets. Tickets for single games will be going on sale Monday at the Sportsplex from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. AINDY CAPP Perry to fight for that extra dollar CLEVELAND (AP) Gay- lord Perry, Cleveland's star pitcher, nearly came to blows Friday night with team-mate Frank Robinson and said he didn't see how he could re- main with the team if Robinson becomes manager of the Indians. The argument resulted from Perry's statement that he had demanded more than Robinson for next year's American League baseball contract. Several players witnessed the argument and said the pair would have come to blows if manager Ken Aspromonte had not interceded. Earlier, the In- dians announced that Aspro- monte had been fired, effec- tive at the end of the season. Robinson is regarded as the likely choice to succeed Aspromonte and become the major league's first black manager The incident occurred in the Indians' clubhouse before a game with New York Yankees was called because of rain. Robinson confirmed he and Perry had an argument over Perry's statement about the However, he said no blows were thrown. vwolco OFFER GOOD UNTIL OCT. 5th WINTER WIPER BLADES PREMIUM BATTERIES One Low Price For Most Com pact, Medium, and Standard North American Cars. SO MONTH TURTLE IGNITION SEALER ou! Kj'ir or Series i. i4F f r West A S39.38 ies 27, 77P v.ilh REAR WINDOW DE-FOGGER THERMOSTAT RADIATOR CHEMICALS ORLOH PILE SEAT COVERS or noife OT 6 co' Helps present loss o' Oft] GAS LINE ANTI-FREEZE ELECTRIC FROST SHIELD if.', DEPART JW NT STORES Shopping 1 SATISFACTION GUARANTEED WJttlW W TO I Wm.3 Daily sa.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday end Friday a.m. to 9 p.m. We reserve the right to limit FLO, Y'XNOW TMAT SILLY QUARREL WE 'AD? WIN -I'M Wilt IN1 TO EAT MY SUPPER NOW Team Canada coasts to easy triumph, victory of very little benefit to club HELSINKI (CP) Some Team Canada players agreed Friday night they received lit- tle benefit from their 8-3 vic- tory over the Finnish national team in the first of two exhibi- tion hockey games designed to get Canada prepared for the second half of its international series with Russia. Bobby Hull, who had two as- sists in the somewhat casual workout, said little benefit re- sults if a team isn't forced to go at full speed, "but it gave everybody a chance to play." Canada scored three goals in the first 11 minutes, then promptly fell asleep. Coach Billy Harris admitted at a news conference that the players were looking beyond the exhibition here and the test in Gothenburg, Sweden, Sunday night. "It's unfortunate this game is overshadowed by the Rus- sian said Harris, who praised the ambition of the Finns but was surprised at the lack of physical contact. The best workout was re- ceived by Gilles Gratton, young Toronto Toros net- minder who played the first two periods and blocked 32 shots as Canada opened a 4-1 edge after 40 minutes. Much of Canada's spark dis- appeared when Gordie Howe and Ralph Backstrom left the game after the first period, Harris used them because he said Finnish fans have a right to see Canada's stars. Canada played well only in the first 10 minutes and the fi- nal 12 or so. while the am- bitious Finns played better than expected. Bobby Hull, who earned two assists in his brief appearances, said after the game that Canada received little benefit from the exhibi- tion contest. "You don't do yourself much good if you only go at half speed." Hull played the first two periods along with linemates Lacroix and Johnny McKenzie. Gordie Howe sparked his line to a goal on each of its first two shifts but didn't play after the first period. Rested for Canada were de- fencemen Rick Smith and Paul Shmyr and goaltender Gerry Cheevers. Houle and J. C. Tremblay had been expected to rest but both played. Canada needed only 47 sec- onds before Backstrom was left alone at the side of the net to pop a short shot past Fin- nish netminder Lasse Kiili. Six minutes later. Backstrom and Mark Howe combined to leave Gordie Howe with an open net. Lacroix completed the first- period scoring when he took Hull's pass and sped in alone on Kiili. Oksanen fired a hard shot past Gratton during Marty Howe's penalty in the second period before Hull and Brad Selwood teamed to set up Lacroix for his second goal. In the third period. Ahokainen connected with a backhander and Lindslrom drilled home a shot from the right point. The heiow capacity of about because tickets reached a maximum price of almost in this inflation-struck SLOW START VIENNA Susan MacDonaSd of West Van- couver made a slow start Friday, finishing 14th among 20 competitors in compulsory exercises in OIF Vienna Cup international figure skating competition. Sylvia Fontaine of Switzerland placed first with Manuela Beflele of Italy second and Austrian Bngsile Kalk Jhird for a few moments that the Finns could upset Canada, but Houle turn- ed the game around when his shot from a bad angle slipped between Kiili's pads. Defenceman Rick Ley swooped through the goal crease to pull Kiili out of posi- tion for Mahovlich's first goal, then Webster took Mark Howe's pass and stickhandled past the young Finnish goaltender. Short sport SURGERY FOR JONES NEW YORK (AP) Out- fielder Cleon Jones will un- dergo surgery Oct. 10 on his left knee to repair a torn car- tilage. New York Mets an- nounced Friday night. The Mets had listed Jones in the starting lineup Friday night against Pittsburgh, but scratched him 15 minutes before game time. ST CATHARINES, Ont. (CP) Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League trimmed eight players from their roster Friday. Coach Floyd Smith said he expects to reduce the roster to 19 or 20 players next week. The players cut were Micel Deziel. the Sabres' third- j-ound draft choice: goaltender Tim Regan; defenceman Jean Landry and forwards Bob Shulders. Neil Korazck. Billy Inglis. Derek Smith and Jack Subey. BARBER TRIMMED PHOENIX (AP) Veteran defenceman John Barber was placed on waivers, without right of recall. Friday by Phoenix Roadrunners of the World Hockey Association. If not claimed by Monday. Barber will become a free agent. Barber. 27, was voted the most valuable defenceman last season when the Roadrunners participated in the Western Hockey League. In 71 games, he scored 11 goals and 25 assists. CLINCHES CUP TIE LONDON (AP) Britain clinched victory Friday in its European Zone Davis Cup ten- nis tie against Iran when John Lloyd and Mark Farrell beat Ah Madani and Kambiz Derafshi Javan 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 in the doubles. The British won the two opening singles matches Thursday. Sanderson scores three for Rangers THE CANADIAN PRESS Washington Capitals and Derek Sanderson vied for top billing Friday night in National Hockey League ex- hibition games. The Capitals, a brand new expansion club, tied Montreal Canadians 4-4 before fans at Landover. Md., while the roguish Sanderson scored three goals and assisted on another to lead New York Rangers to an 8-5 victory over Boston Bruins. The Rangers-Bruins game drew 10.730 fans, largest crowd ever to see a professional hockey game in Providence, R.I. In the only other NHL pre- season contest. Atlanta Flames tied New York Islanders 1-1 at Sudbury. Ont., and at Middleton. Conn., New- England Whalers defeated Toronto Toros 54 in overtime, in the only World Hockey Association exhibition contest. Spokane is out, tampering costly KELOWNA (CP) The British Columbia Junior 'Hockey League Friday announced it will play its 1974-75 season without an entry from Spokane. League president Bryan Couling said the league has exhausted all options available in trying to have the Spokane franchise approved by the B.C. Amateur Hockey Association. The Spokane entry was rejected by the BCAHA two weeks ago. mainly because of a tampering charge levell- ed against Spokane by the Manitoba Amateur Hockey- Association. Couling said the charge has now been cleared up. following the return of several Spokane players to Manitoba After the charge was dropped, the league asked BCAHA president Frank Spring to conduct a telegraph vote of the BCAHA executive, asking them to reconsider the Spokane application, but Spi ing said there was not enough evidence to warrant another vote of the executive. Couling said the league has decided to terminate ef- forts to have Spokane admitted to the BCAHA and the BCJHL for the time being. He said he hopes Spokane will seek entry into the league for next season, and said approval for a 1975-76 Spokane franchise may be sought at the BCAHA semi an- nual meeting in Vancouver this December. Couling added the eight remaining BCJHL teams are prepared to piay several exhibition games in Spokane against either the Spokane Junior B team, or the Jets Ju- nior A team if BCAHA approval is eventually granted. STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION WON.. SEPT. 30 P.M. Ramirez vs P. Kelly Quinn vs Cody Hurst vs Kiokeid Hito vs Hart M. Kelly vs Yagi Vaziri vs Ivay Bonanza Card) 7 Big 8ouU Watch Stampede Wrestling on CJOC-TV Mahovlich completed scor- ing with a hard shot from well out. Canada served three out of four penalties assessed by ref- eree Tom Brown of Toronto in the uneventful contest. Both teams escaped injury. Canada meets the Swedish national team at Gothenburg. Sweden, Sunday before mov- ing to Moscow Oct. 1 for the first of the four games. The current Canada-Russia series is tied at one win each and two ties. SPORT FANS I BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW Did you ever hear the story about how Ted Wil liams became the las man to hit .400 in a major league season? It happened in 1941 when Williams went into the last two games of tha season hitting an even .400 Those las two games were meanmq- less as far as the pen nant race went, and Wil- liams could have sat ou the games to insure him- self batting .400 But he wanted to play- even though he ran the risk of having bad games and seeing his average slip below .400 Williams, with all the pressure, got an amazing six hits in his last eigh at bats, and wound up batting .406 for the sea- sons! Has any National Foot- ball League team ever won the league champ- ionship with a rookie as the starting quarter- back? Answer is yes The Redskins won the 1937 title with rookie Sammy Baugh at QB, and the 1945 Rams won the title with rookie Bob Waterfield at quart- erback No team has won the NFL title with a rookie QB since then. 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