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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 12, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaDollar for Dollar Pound for Pound mile for mile you cannot buy a better car than a Volvo the car with the mile reputation. Matthon motors Ltd. 574 Erin St. At Portage ave. Winnipeg free press saturday december 12, 1970 ports news pages 53-68 thanks Shakey but jets appreciated Mcconachy by Reyn Davis he in t fast and lie in t Tough but few hockey players in the Western Canada league Are As smart As Dave Mcconathy. Mcconachy the thinker s Man thought out two goals and two assists Friday night As Winnipeg jets edged Ever so close to first place by beating Saskatoon Blades 5-3. Even Jackie Mcleod could appreciate some of Mcconachy s moves but it was Mcleod who was appreciated As fans turned his night into a memorable one Al beit a losing one. The Blades almost made it a perfect night for their 40-year old coach who spent five years in Winnipeg coaching Canada s National hockey team. Almost until Mcconachy came along to squelch a Saska Toon comeback by scoring a goal late in the game to re establish a Winnipeg Lead. Mcleod and co have a Sec Ond Chance to beat the jets when they play the second half of a weekend series sunday night at a win would be a club record of sorts for the jets. Never have the jets had More than 15 wins after their first 30 games and a win sunday night would be their 16th in 28. They Are Only two Points behind the fast running Estevan Bruins. Ironically the club record could fall to the greenest Edi Tion of jets in their four year history. No fewer than 11 Rook ies were dressed Friday night. The game was an Odd one. Better games have been played in the Arena this season. Faster harder hitting games. But rarely has the scoring been so oddly distributed. The jets never roared out of the Gates but they still manage to build a 4-0 Lead before the Blades got their first and Sec Ond goals late in the second period. The Blades pulled within goal of the jets then Mcconachy appeared on the scene to put the Winnipeg juniors ahead to stay. I should have had three but i la take the said Mcconachy who a year ago would have gladly settled for one. I m shooting More and hitting the net More. Earlier this season i was almost convinced goal ripping a 30-footer through a cluttered Goalmouth to beat Migneault cleanly. Bench bits the All Rookie line of Brian Dick Bob Thom son and Dave Hreczkosy showed signs of coming around Dick and Thomson have been skating four hours a Day for the last two weeks Mike Schneider played Well in the nets for the jets making two exceptionally Good saves in the final minute. Brian Howie has quit the jets again the Little Guy with the big heart does t consider hockey in his future anymore and consequently intends to devote All of his energies to Ward an education hell be missed Bart Bradley West Ern scout for Boston Bruins selected the three stars 1. Mcconachy 2. Jets Rookie de Fence Man Larry Bobo Bolon Chuk 3. Blades Forward Larry Sacharuk. During the ceremonies in appreciation of Mcleod Many telegrams were read by master of ceremonies Phil Reimer the list included former players Ken Broderick Marsh Johnston Billy Heindl lome Davis red Bownass Barry Mckenzie Mike Poirier Bob Murdoch Ken Dryden Chuck Lefley fran Huck Ted har Greaves Gary Begg Jerry and Herb finder Terry o Malley and Paul Conlin there were others from the gait Hor nets hockey club Murray Williamson coach of the . Nationals Bill Bozak of san Diego former nats Bill Hunter of Edmonton Oil Kings jets1 Gerry Butler runs the Gauntlet Between Blade defence men Glen Toner and Brian Derksen Well the feeling was there they were making the things Mcconachy was More or less the third party in goals by Wayne cd Crnicki and Jerry Butler but his own two goals were beauts. A perfect pass from Cher the Mclees Donnie lev Jackie and parti Andres returns like a King Herb Andres resumed to Dau-1 club two weeks ago and nobody Phin Kings Friday after a stint with flin flon bombers of the Western Canada hockey league and the results were immediately evident for the defending Manitoba Junior hockey league champions. Led by the Rangy Centre Kings hammered Portage la Prairie terriers 7-3 to move within two Points of terriers and Kenora muskies for the Myhl s North division Lead. Muskies moved into a tie with terriers by defeating St. James canadians 4-1 in Kenora Fri Day. Andres quit the flin flon was happier than Dauphin coach Steve Hawrysh when he agreed to return to the club that introduced him to Junior hockey last year. Andres scored the first goal of the game and wound up with two goals and an assist before it was All Over. Don la Way also scored twice while Dave Marin. Dan Trembay and Mike Korney added singles. Tremblay added three assists while Korney and Marin had two apiece. Portage scorers were Frank Taylor. Mike Mutcheson and Vern Franks. The game was a Nightmare for Portage goalie Curt Ridley who came into it with two straight shutouts behind him and five for the year. He faced 46 shots while his mates were Able to hit Dale Mutimer and the Dauphin net with 29. Kings took eight of 12 minor penalties and one of two majors. Portage coach Ron Mceachern was tagged with a game misconduct at the conclusion of play. Muskies took the ice against canadians with general manager Marcel Bouvier behind the Bench in place of Bud Bailey who had resigned As coach Carr gives bombers drive by the Cwa Filiai press flin fam bombers closed Darcy Rota who netted a pair _ in Dan Spring John Rogers Bert on Scott and Doug Bentley. Larry brains by winning in the West Wright Scot Smith Bob Ger pm Canada hockey league Friday night three Points and Dennis Krose scored i for Regina. Tonight s action sees the i three Eastern division leaders. Eastern and Western division although Estevan has played three fewer games than second place Winnipeg and the third place bombers. Fan fam Defeated the Home town Swift current Broncos 3-1 As the line of Gene Carr chock leaders meet As the Edmonton Oil Kings visit Estevan and the Western division s Tail Enders fourth place Swift current visit the fifth place Medicine hat tigers. Sunday Edmonton again plays thursday. They had Little trouble with canadians and could have had a shutout except for a Long shot from Dale Beer that deflected past Muskie goalie Rick St Croix who was playing his first game in a month. Rick Miller led Kenora with two goals. Tom Thomsen and j Don Grossberndt added the others. Ice better than 1.000 fans watched each of Friday s games bringing the i league paid attendance average to near 800 for each of 85 games this season muskies Are expected to name Dennis Olsen As coach Over the week end he has been told the Job is his if he wants it and indications Are that he does of he does take the Job Olsen s first big task will be helping Kenora Captain Ken George break out of a horrible scoring slump that has plagued him for the past seven games. Estevan Swift current is in Calgary flin flon in Regina j and Saskatoon in Winnipeg porta6c 3, Dauphin 7 1. Dauphin Andres Achl summaries x j Sinclair Tremblay 2. Dio Phin j la Way Korney Marin penal ties Waer a Croce Tremblay i Hewitt la Way Andres of to. Sett 3. Dauphin marm j to Ermay x. Day bin Korosey j Tramway 3-.5s. 5. Portage i flon Carr Taylor few Bow Andres Shuhaw 3jt 3. Ron Carr Marto 7. Portage Shadow 4 rain pranks Ransey a effies Tea an wok bombers Raffies. Carr with two assist waste to aft mate flon Traaen a dvrs -37 term wuss. .37. Frey tort sowing. J inert Eugefe Lcy Rachmi Andres Rof Crefton Conachy of Medico 3. Sinclair w. Who the Feagin to goals got a Sis use h n Carr goals. In Kier w i score. Fly Tel 7. 8. We Jed Niter 7-4 Nocki set up his first tally a Home free trip he successfully capped with a Sweet piece of stick handling around Mcvan Migniault. Dave Hreczkosy scored what proved to be the Winner at of the second period when he accidentally tipped a shot from the Point by Allan Sim Mons. Saskatoon hustled Back with the torrid twosome of Orest Kindrachuk and Laurie Yaworski leading the Way. Kindra Chuk got the first a hard shot that ultimately dribbled through the legs of Mike Schneider and Yaworski got the last two off a rebound and a Slick steal from a Jet defence Man in front of his own net finally Mcconachy came through with the insurance Butlin banishes Stoughton Calgary up president Ron Butlin of the Western Canada hockey league Friday suspended Forward blame Stoughton of flin flon bombers until feb. 15 because of a spearing incident last weekend. There is no doubt in my mind that Stoughton made a de liberate attack with his stick on Don Dirk of Medicine hat which resulted in a serious Eye injury to the Yong defend Butym said in a pre j pared statement Stoughton handed an Indef a write suspension monday on Fly Buntlin reviewed the Case will miss 21 league games. The incident occurred in flin i fam when the Medicine hat tigers a new team m the Achl wet fee bombers in a j regular season contest. I Stop Goa received a match1 penalty Lor spearing Dirk and j ibs was before Bat lab. J a was by Dallis Beck blame it on the russians. Jackie Mcleod did t sell out the Winnipeg Arena Friday night. He used to when they were involved. They weren t this time Al though Anatoly Tarasov sent a note of felicitations and Jackie by himself and the Saskatoon Blades Drew that Means that about More than would have been expected for the regular Saska Toon Winnipeg jets Western Canada league game turned out to show their appreciation to Good old Shakey the 40-year old Mcleod who had been a hero in these parts for five frustrating years As coach of Canada s National team. But with the rink Only half full and a shopping mall Santa Claus doing his thing across the Street at least the three thou Sand gave it their amen for the stumpy native of Swift cur rent sask. There s a lot of other people who should be standing up Here instead of said Jack in an emotionally punctuated Centre ice reply to the tributes. He nodded imaginatively to a half dozen sex National team members Strung across the Elueline not to mention the Doc tors lawyers chiefs and Gate openers who also wore red Ca Nadian jackets As mementos of the dream that never was realized when the Caha withdrew its representative from International Competition just prior to the world championships last year. One of the Guys was father David Bauer who took time out from tutoring the japanese olympic team for their Home stand in Sapporo to be on the scene. Canada s National team As it i used to be was father Dave s Conception. Jack was a Good Friend of Canadian and european hockey and especially of the people of said father Bauer. He had and still has tremendous dedication loyalty honesty and integrity to every one with whom he works. His efforts toward International participation by Canada kindled a flame that still Burns brightly there is still Hope that those efforts Haven t been Roger Botier Bonnair the one time National team Captain and inspiration and now a Success Ful lawyer in his native Edmon ton also spoke of Mcleod s dedication in this Case to his players. He was the Guy we could always talk to we enjoyed his leadership and his if Shakey never won a Gold medal As a coach in International Competition at least he came away from last night s testimonial with a suitable rep i i c a the Winnipeg sports writers and sportscasters association presented him with one. And As an excusable political mix up Between provincial and metropolitan governments he i also came away with two Repli-1 Ca red River carts one from Harry Shafransky representing Manitoba premiered Schreyer and one from Jack Willis the chairman of the metropolitan corporation of greater Winnipeg Alderman Robert Taft representing the City of Winnipeg paid him a singular tribute by presenting him with an Honor Ary citizenship award. There were other More Tangi ble gifts such As a color television set from the fans presented by Sam Fabro the president of the Manitoba old timers hoc key federation and two round trip tickets to Hawaii for his wife Rcv and himself from up air. Air Canada flew Jack s family in from Saskatoon for the affair and trans air Mem sporting goods and Baldy Northcott s also made their contributions. Benny hat skin president of the Winnipeg jets brought greetings from the Western Canada league and Bill Addison past president of the Manitoba Amateur hockey association probably made one of the most profound statements when he said the Caha could never repay you tonight for what they took away from you last amen indeed Alex Turk presents pro boxing to be held at the Winnipeg auditorium dec. 18th, 1970 at . Reneo Urelle Vij Douce cod outturn. . Conwi re vhf. Mich. I7s Light 10 rounds Orville Quail Les is Lee Estes Detroit Mich. Portly of on. Heavyweights 10 rounds Hurricane is Zacheaus Wallace swoop id. Heavyweights c rounds George Royal is Chuck Millar Winnipeg crmt4 a pms Mich. Heavyweights 6 rounds tickets . 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