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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 19, 1986, Winnipeg, Manitoba Wynn Ptg few part april Allan leads Way As blues Shell Early birdies keep Halldorson ahead of score card hockey nil Louis 6 Toronto 1 Calgary 4 Edmonton 1 world user 4 Canada 0 Sweden 4 w Ger 2 Finland 4 Poland 2 czechs 5 Usa 2 baseball National Louis 4 Montreal 2 Pittsburgh 4 Chicago 0 Houston 6 Cinci 4 new York 5 Phil 2 Atlanta 6 la 3 american Mil 6 new York 5 Boston 2 Chicago 1 Detroit 6 Cleve 1 k City 6 Toronto 4 Texas 12 bait 3 Oakland 4 Seattle 1 basketball Aba Wash 95 Phil 94 Dallas 101 Utah 93 Mil 119 new j 107 Denver 133 port 126 sports record Page 74 to sports today of this week in Samball noon h major league Samball Louis cardinals Montreal expos or los Angeles dodgers Atlanta major league o cd air Canada cup hockey National midget final Toronto red wings notre Dame hounds 0 so a Novara dec 8 heritage classic Sporta weekend old sport weekend Canadian darts championships Loomba masters water skiing world cup 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Champion virtually nullified Selling Job faces baseball Edmonton explosive offence with disciplined with a Large and noisy contingent of Calgary fans cheering them the flames played the body at every Opportunity to constantly disrupt Edmonton goaltender Mike who went into the game with a 1 record against Edmonton this had Only a handful of difficult stops to make All Calgary owned the Middle of the ice in both the offensive and defer Sive and it was the flames not the oilers who excelled at transition the game was a relatively clean a played there Howe two Brief one in the first period and another in the third when the flames had the game Well in the flames reversed a sea soft Long pattern by scoring first and scoring the who usually jump into an Early Lead against found themselves in a Hole at when Mcdonald scored his fourth goal of the play John Tonelli beat defence Man Randy Gregg at the Side of the net and shovelled a pass across the front to he put the games first shot into the Suter made it 20 on Calgary third at the flames out muscled the oilers for the puck in Calgary raced up ice and completed two excellent passes that left in the Slot with defence Man Paul Coffey trying to defend the empty Edmonton with Vernon making a handful of Good initial the flames kept the front of the net Clear and vented Edmonton from getting any Calgary played a Strong physical game but there no indication of any eruption until when Jim Peplinski and Mark Messier bumped in the Sticks came tempers flared and by the time referee Bryan Lewis restored three different fights had broken Only cat Garys Joel Otto and Edmonton Dave Semenko got major penalties with Semenko also getting a game Lewis elected to give Only rough ing penalties to Messier and Peplinski who stood toe and toe and exchanged punches for several i and Anderson and Jamie coun who wrestled themselves to the As quickly As the fighting it both teams quickly returned to playing Calgary kept the oilers off balance most of the second period by continuing their Strong checking at both ends of the Edmonton finally broke through with 12 seconds left in the period with Mcdonald in the penalty Box for an unnecessary hooking penalty he took at Centre the flames failed to Clear the puck Coffey fired it to the Side of the net and Wayne Gretzky was first there to backhand a pass in Anderson got his stick in front of defence Man Macoun to flip the pass through Vernon group by Dave sup eve the men seeking to relocate Tuc son Toros in Winnipeg now face a second Selling Job convincing the Pacific coast league to open its that new Challenge awaits on the heels of yesterdays announcement that a million baseball stadium and soccer com plex will be built in the anybody going in there will have a Tough grind getting Winnipeg into the admitted Edmonton trappers general manager Mel the league will have to be paid its not i dont see Why Edmonton would vote the Fate of Winnipeg reentry into pro baseball will ultimately rest with directors of the other nine franchises in the Pacific coast a lot of people think its out of our pointed out pc presi Dent Bill Cutler from league head quarters in it has not been discussed or the people in Winnipeg really dont have any assurances get a but i cant say Winnipeg is not six of nine directors Tucson will not vote need to approve the shift to a Transfer destined to carry hefty financial Hawaii As the pcs Western paid half the round trip airfares of visiting club for two Winnipeg almost cer would be required to cover a share of travel costs from the nearest pc the other owners will put conditions on said Calgary can Nons general manager Jon Richard its off the beaten i believe the league will find a lot of Merit in Russ the Man negotiating on behalf of Toros majority owner Bill refused comment last night on the status of talks Tough negotiations for mayor Bill Norrie and Manitoba sport minister Larry Desjardins ended on Happy Between him and City the pc stretches Miles and four time an expanse some owners Are naturally leery to length at the league has franchises in Cal Albuquerque and Las eight Winnipeg businessmen Bill Bryan Bob Wayne Terry Buzz Bob Graham and Fred Thorgilsson have purchased a minority share in the flagging one of the weakest franchises in aaa their Deal stadium construction and league approval loom As the final Winnipeg mayor Bill Norrie and Manitoba minister of sport Larry Desjardins said they believed construction of a Park would begin within three weeks and would be ready for the opening of the 1987 triple aaa season next the Winnipeg mean have received assurances from you lips office that league directors will approve the the information weve been said is it league approval is Only a a special league meeting is Likely to be held next month to discuss the Winnipeg most people have heard they Toros were thinking about mov said if they Are Seri they can go around before hand to see if clubs would go for if they want to ask the league for a meeting to take a that could be Toros Are the top minor league affiliate of Houston Mem Bers of the National a year Tucson finished 25th among 26 triple aaa clubs in the club has lost million in three seasons in Winnipeg has been without pro baseball since 1971 when Winnipeg the triple aaa affiliate of Montreal bolted after iy2 i believe this brings us Back into a level of baseball that Winnipeg should be said mayor nor i believe this is just another dimension of life in a major Canad an Norrie has appointed councillor Eric Stefanson to handle negotiations on a 10year stadium that process will begin right vowed the joint announcement by Norrie and Desjardins ended a 20month quest by Sparling and his new according to i Are Strong lures to base Ball i always thought we could pull it said after a 9yzhour flight from we didst do this As a we got into it and said lets see where it we never had any reason to everything just carried in Norrie and Desjardins appointed a six Man sports facilities committee to determine needs of other sports the two Levels of government have established a five year program to up Grade Amateur sports named to the facilities body were Don Stone and Bill Crook of the sport directorate Jim Swail and Don Craig the Winnipeg Parks and recreation Don Mckenzie and Joe Couchaine of the Manitoba sports soviets again have too much for Canada Moscow up it was another two Points for the soviet Union and another moral Victory for team id like another shot at said right Winger Dave Taylor fou lowing the soviets 44 Victory last night at the hockey Cham Well get a we ended up on the Short end of a 4o score in a game that could have gone either entering the third the St jets held a precarious m Lead on a first period goal by Vyacheslav put u seconds after Craig Redmond was sent off for Igor Tarnov in a shot by Jaeh Essav Fetisow and the soviets were on their Veteran Marcel Dionne handed the soviets a soft goal on a Cana Dian Power he made a drop pass in his own zone with no mate behind Bykov swooped to beat goaltender Kelly Hrudney at Valeriy Kamensky closed out the scoring at tapping in a played the so Viets on an even basis throughout and matched them in both puck Possession and Quality scoring j thought we played a Good hockey said they got Good goal ending and we buy a break once we got into their in the first period we had i number of Good if the puck goes in the net its a different they play a lot different when of Eyre they have a Good team and to beat them you need a few if Vancouver Tony Tanti had any Luck around the goal ably guarded by Ewgeniy who turned 0 on be could Nave popped in three or four Tanti hit two goal posts and was on another two occasions by that is the Best game weve played he the defence played exceptionally handled their Speed and kept it we didst run which is a Good but its obvious we have to win our next the loss dropped Canadas record to the United states also is the soviets Are first at Sweden is second at 41 after a 42 win Over West Germany and Finland is third at 311 following a 42 Victory Over Czechoslovakia remained in con Tention for the fourth and final spot in the medal round with a 52 Victory Over team the the first for the defending moved it to Poland and West Germany share the basement at Canada can Clinch fourth spot with a Victory Over the United states tomorrow providing the soviets de feat a win or a tie by Czechoslovakia would give it an Opportunity to providing it knocks off Canada in the final game of the first round next i think if wed had this team Here at the Start of the tournament it would be a different Story right said right Winger Mike Folio who was stymied by Bel sheikin on a third period wed be in second spot looking Down the ladder instead of struggling to get into the medal Leafs Bubble bursts Taylor wants rematch i i can see Why Tanti is such an important player Tor said Pat he has the a toy to get into scoring positions and its oflus Ujj that he missed so Quay a was Happy with the t Louis a Gino Cavalli and Ron Flockhart scored seven seconds apart Early in the second leading Louis blues to a 1m Triumph Over Toronto Maple Leafs in the opener of their seven nil Norris i vision playoff final last Charlie Bourgeois scored twice in the closing a Vic minutes to help Louis take a 10 Lead into game scheduled Here tomorrow Jim Barr and Greg Paslawski also scored in helping Louis extend its Mastery at Home Over Toronto to 13 contests since february cavallino scored from close Range at the Mark of the Sec Ond period after Toronto goalie Ken Wreggit tipped the puck off Mark Reeds and Flockhart scored unassisted seven seconds later to give Louis a 30 advantage Toronto answered with Wendell Clarks Power play goal at of the second but the with Bourgeois scoring twice in less than nine pulled away in the closing Barrs his first in a playoff game in four came on the rebound of a Bruce Bell slap shot that rattled off both Toronto goal posts at of the opening Peri it was Only the blues third Power play goal in 26 playoff opportunities spanning six Cavallini and Reeds combined to pad the blues advantage to 24 six minutes and Flockhart scored after stealing the puck off the boards from Toronto defence Man Al the rapid fire goals set a blues playoff eclipsing by eight seconds a tean Mark set in 1981 and came within two seconds of a Stan Ley cup Standard set in 1965 by Norm Ullman with Detroit red Clarks goal came 35 seconds after Bourgeois left the ice for but Louis later added its second and third Power play goals for the the who came into the contest with Only two Power play goals in 25 clicked on Pas la skis goal with to go and again on Bourgeois 15footer with Louis goaltender Greg Millen kicked out 23 shots against a Maple Leaf team that had swept the Divi Sion Champion Chicago Black Hawks to Advance to the playoffs second the capitalizing on a 173 bulge in shots during the final finished with a 3624 super

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