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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 15, 1983, Tokyo, JapanTuesday february 15, 1983 Pacific stars and stripes sports 23 whalers break the ice on the Road United press International Only an estimated 3,500 hockey fans made it to new York s Nassau coliseum due to a Winter blizzard but the Hartford whalers and Mark Johnson had Good reasons to be ecstatic saturday night. Johnson scored three goals to Lea the whalers to their first National hockey league Road Victory in 13games, a 4-2 Victory Over the Patrick division s second place new Yor islanders. Hartford the Adams division basement Dweller had t received a Point away from Home since a 2-0win at Winnipeg dec. 17. Bryan Trotter gave new York a1-0 Lead at 9 20 of the first period punching the puck past goaltender Greg Millen. But Johnson evened the score at 13 26. In the second period the . Olympic Star put Hartford ahead with his 21st goal of the scored his second goal of the game to bring new York within3-2, but with three seconds left Johnson completed his hat trick with nil Roundup an empty net defeat was Only the islanders third in their last 15 a hat trick against the islanders is the highlight of my no career said Johson the son of Calgary flames coach Bob Johnson. Other results in other games Winnipeg beat Detroit 4-2, the new York rangers edged Montreal 3-2, Calgary Defeated Buffalo 4-2, Pittsburgh ripped los Angeles 6-4, St. Louis blasted new Jersey 5-1 and Minnesota owned Chicago 5-4. The Boston Toronto game was postponed be cause of the blizzard. At Detroit Dale Hawer Chuk Andrian Mullen each had a goal and two assists in a four goal first period outburst that lifted the jets. The win was Only the second in 10 games for Winnipeg 22-28-7, while Detroit fell to 14-31-12 with its eighth loss in 11outings. At Montreal Don Maloney scored his 26th goal of the season on a first period Power play to help the rangers. At Calgary Alberta Jim Jackson de Beers and Lanny Mcdonald scored unanswered third period goals to lift the flames. The Triumph boosted Calgary s unbeaten Streak to five games. A bruised ankle put Buffalo Craig Ramsey out of the game ending his consecutive games played with one club at 776, an nil record. At Pittsburgh Andre St. Laurent and Peter Lee each scored two goals to enable the penguins to snap club record 18-game wingless Streak. At St. Louis Jorgen Pettersson scored his 100th nil career goal to Power the blues. At Bloomington minn., Dino Cic Carelli scored a goal and added two assists to offset a hat trick by Chicago s Al Secord and Pace the North stars who snapped the Blackhawk six game winning Streak. Japan Good experience9 for . Hockey team by Shelley Smith ass sports writer Tokyo if nothing else the United states hockey team s four games in Japan proved to be excellent tests and Good indicators of what the team will face in next month s world championships. We always thought that the world tournament would be Tough but now we re convinced that Ever team in the b Pool is very very Tough said . Coach Lou americans by virtue of taking last place in the a Pool year ago will compete with seven other teams in Tokyo March 21-31. Included in that group is Japan the team the . Split games with this week Austria and Switzer land who the americans will meet in exhibition matches in Sapporo Japan March 15-16. The Sapporo games will be goo for us give us a Chance to see More of what Well be up against Vairo said. The . Will Field a team maybe six to eight players different than the one it took to Japan Vairo on which College teams Are eliminated from the National tournament and what players arc see hockey Page 12 old football fire still smolders in Woody Hayes by George strode associated pres Columbus Ohio College foot Ball s old fire and Brimstone turned70 on Valentine s Day. And by his own admission Wood Hayes is More Mellow now than in his 28 seasons at Ohio state years laced with Battles with reporters the big ten conference and his own University Bosses. I probably am. I can afford Tobe he said. You Don t dare be Mellow As a coach or you Don t Don t know if anything will beat you sooner than being a Nice m not As competitive his temper led to his dismissal a coach after the 1978 Gator bowl. Hayes hit Clenson Bauman near the sidelines after Bauman s interception in the waning moments of a 17-15 Buckeye lives in retirement if you can Call it a professor emeritus at Ohio state Hayes has a two room second floor office in the military sciences building. Out his windows,300 Yards away Hayes can see Ohio stadium a constant reminder of his Brilliant career. The son of an Ohio educator built his coaching reputation 238 victories 72 defeats 10 ties two National championships and 13 big ten titles on hard work spartan discipline and masterful recruiting. Now More than four years after his abrupt coaching departure Hayes May be More popular than Ever. His office Telephone rings incessantly. The mail is stacked High. Speech requests Range up to a Dozena Day. Last november on the night Ohio state beat Michigan he appeared As a guest artist with the Columbus symphony reciting America the Beautiful As the orchestra this Day Hayes has agreed to spend some time with a writer who followed the last decade of his coaching career. It had taken four months of repeated requests to get his of. The visitor suggested the old coach s popularity was at its Peak maybe because he had never spoken a harsh word about Ohio state after his firing. I Don t want you writing anything Nice about me said Hayes. I might have to live up to it. I wish Ihan t let you in the Hayes said he misses football ascertain times. But i m not going to give you a Story on that. I would use up All my material for my next speeches. Now Don t Start harping Hayes has rebounded from may1981 stomach surgery during which a surgical sponge was left in him. Second operation removed it. Hayes often weighing 220 pounds while coaching dwindled to 158 pounds. He s Back to 190 and said i feel Fine last week Hayes was elected tothe National football foundation s College Hall of thing it does it makes you feel pretty Small when you reflect on All of the people who made impossible your coaches your players your family everybody you worked with he said. It s a team finds time to. Visit hospitalized friends Chat with former players and talk students into staying in College. Occasionally he slips away to his log Cabin in Eastern Ohio completed with donations from his football teams. Sports personality " former sen. John Bricker sin bad shape but i got him to laugh in the Hospital Hayes said. He Sone of the people who brought me Here in 1951. We be remained his speeches take Hayes fro coast to coast and into Canada. He spoke to Iowa tire dealers Las weekend Raccoon Hunters in Dan Woody Hayes Ville Ohio on monday night Ohio state agricultural students on tues Day night and was off to Florida wednesday for another speech. I be Given away As Many As eight speeches in a week he said Balking at a question bout getting paid for his talks. I make some Money. I have to i can t live on my retirement Hayes works out of a cluttered office filled with bookshelves two desks a Couch a picture of Pete Rose on one Wall and an Ohio state distinguished award plaque on another. It was suggested Hayes should have curtains or drapes to go with the blinds on his windows. Why he challenged. I like the the Telephone rang with a Cal from a reporter seeking Hayes reaction to his Hall of fam selection. Hayes said he was honoured the added i be always considered football an equation. You equate it Toan education. My dad got his Bachelor s degree when he was 39years old. My dad made me study and i carried it Over to my football players. That was hammered into me 55 years caller asked about the Gator bowl incident. It triggered Hayes temper. When i made a mistake i made it before 50 million people. I Don t live in the past. That gave you people something to talk about to sell your product he told the caller his voice rising. I Don t live in the past. I Don give a darn. I Don t care How they remember me. I la be 70 next weekend i m still living in the future. Too Many times you people in the Media distort the with that Hayes Hung visitor asked what the coach thinks when reporters bring up the1978 Gator bowl. Hayes jerked off his glasses stuck his jaw out and glared at the questioner. He uttered an obscenity and added ill put my record against old fire still smolders

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