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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 17, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinnipeg free mess thursday december 17, 1970 Hawks Stan Mikita takes the encores by Nick Ferris Canadian press Suff writer on any other National hockey league club Star Mikita would rate superstar status. But playing with Chicago Black Hawks the 30-year-old Centre has surrendered much of the spotlight to the Golden Jet Bobby Hull and More recently to Tony Esposito the spectacular Hawk goaltender. Mikita the czechoslovakian born Veteran of the Black Hawks for 11 seasons took the encores wednesday night scor ing four goals and assisting on another As Chicago dubbed St. Louis blues 8-3. In other games Boston Bruins dumped los Angeles Kings 6-4, Toronto Maple Leafs Defeated Pittsburgh penguins 4-2, Minnesota North stars and Montreal canadians played to a 1-1 tie and California Golden seals thumped Detroit red wings 4-2. Mikita s four goals pushed his season s total to nine and with Boston new York Montreal Vancouver Detroit Toronto Buffalo National league East division g w it 30 20 5 s 30 19 6 29 14 10 32 13 14 29 10 15 30 11 18 1 2f 5 18 i West division 30 20 5 5 117 76 63 73 80 f a pts 133 77 45 5 90 58 43 5 100 74 33 3 92 109 29 4 86 102 24 1 89 97 23 50 104 15 Bobby Orr shows off his award Orr named top sportsman Boston a Bobby Orr Boston Bruins spectacular 22 year old defence Man who won four major awards in leading his team to the National hoc key league s Stanley cup last season was named sports illustrated s 1970 sportsman of the year wednesday. Thank you thank you thank is a great Orr said As he received a grecian amphora at a luncheon held by the sports Magazine. Bobby Orr was an obvious said sports illustrated publisher Dick Munro. It prob ably was the easiest selection we be Ever had. Bobby would have been an obvious Choice in any year. We can t think when an athlete in any year dominated his sport to such a Orr led the in scoring with 120 Points becoming the first defence Man Ever to do so. His 33 goals were the mos Ever scored by a defence a and his 87 assists were an All time record for any scorer. Orr became the third Boston athlete in four years to win Thi Magazine s top award. Car Yastrzemski of baseball s red sox won it in 1967 and Bill bus sell of basketball s celtics won it the following year. Sports illustrated in its cover Story this week called Orr the greatest player Ever to Don Orr still As modest As he was when he broke into the nil at 18, noted he does not have a wife to thank for his Success but went on to thank others including former coach Harry Sinden but most of All my without my parents help and guidance i would t be any he said. Nil summaries mow York 4 Boff am 0 first Poroo no scoring. Few cities St Rikowski by Dull but Pratt but Fak torn by pro Park by second period. 1. New York Irvine Stemkowsky. Nevin Watson auf Pratt but f 21, stil Perioi-2. New York Kowski s Nevin Irvine 3. New York Tkaczuk 7 Fairbairn Baton 4. New York Ratelle is Gil Bert penalties none. Sims goal Fey Buffalo i new York cart it for. Buffalo Giacomo new York. Artiemeace Toronto Pill Sawih 2 pint porled-1. Toronjo Dorey 1 Baun Ari Frong 11.01. Pot Alfy be s Hextall 3., Toronto panamas Han t Kokoom Piti Dorey t ported t Pittsburgh Black Burn 2 Boyer s. 10 Ronto Ellis Henderson human 4. Toronto Macminn 10 keen Pelyok i Mutt i am in Toronto ills t Yoshimi wrapped in Gold Bangkok a a 17 year old japanese girl swim Mer Yoshimi nist Ringawa be came the first athlete Ever to win five Gold medals As Japan continued to dominate the asian games wednesday. With four Days left i the sixth asian games. Japan bad 0 of the 115 Gold medals awarded so far and appeared Likely to tale at least 73 of the in at stake i Asia s version of the olympics. The javanese also had 44 Silver medals and 17 Brone. Sam Korea was second in we medal race with 13. Iran had now Cati my six and tinted and Brad free ends. A Mumk nor medal with a Maud the wort new obey. She was time i Frt Sec Hiss blah Iii Proa Slyt had set games retards m thei 4 14 7-27 Pittsburgh 10 0 21-31 coat Plante. Toronto Binkley Pitts Burgh. Attendance pint period 1. Minnesota go Swor thy 4 Pariso Shoa penalties min Harris min Larose m Collins m second period no scoring. I Grant min Ferguson m Mahovlich m Reid min third period 2. Montreal j. C trembler. I attics Tardif m Forguson m major Barrett min major Rich Ard m shots goal by Montreal 14 12 11-37 Minnesota 12 Coal Vachon Montreal Worsley. Minnesota. Chicago s St. Lovio j pint Poriod-1. St. Louis Lorentz 7 Bronson. Sutherland 2. Chi Cako Mikita 4 d. Hud r. Rim t 3. St. Louis St. Mors Ohio 4 Lorentz Roberts so Lorentz so Korab Chi second period 1 Chicago 7 Koroll Magnuson 4. Chicago Martin 12 Magnuson Koran 7. Chicago Mikita s d. Hull stack Ron 0. Chicago Hun 14 to roil Chicago Mikita to Roll White Peoa Oioi Tiuliu so Korab Chi turd period la. Chicago Campbell 12 Maki Korab 11. Chicago r. Hull 15 Maki to Koran Chi shots As goal by St. Louis 15 5 Chicago 17 s 17-42 Coet Esposito Chicago Tokoly St. Louis. Glrst Povloov-1. Bosler Stanfiell Miroth la Soj cml sol Wev we St to 9 Sanderson 3. Boston Esan to 27 Cashman Green t. Boston Esposito 21 Bock. Orr s. Los Angeles Fott 7 Josai 4. Los Angeles Polford 9 Robinson B Joyal la the Pilod 7. Boston Hodge 17 Orr Cashman 11js a los Angeles Robinson 4 pm arc corns 9. Los Nghos. Pm font 10 Barry Price lsrfj3 ii Bey 4 13 11-37 10 is contort set los i Mommy e. Him 2. Ca Moraio i Ibra d. S4l imm Forli 7 Cora uart Kcf pfc 5. Cat non a 4. Chicago 30 20 5 5 117 61 St. Louis 30 15 7 8 76 68 38 Minnesota 30 12 13 s 63 75 29 Philadelphia 29 v2 13 4 73 72 28 Pittsburgh 31 7 14 10 80 86 24 los Angeles 27 8 15 4 72 101 20 California 29 8 19 2 64 99 16 results wednesday Chicago 8 St. Louis 3 Boston 6 los Angeles 4 new York 4 Buffalo 0 Toronto 4, Pittsburgh 2 Montreall Minnesota Montreal 1 Minnesota 1 California 4 Detroit 2 tonight los Angeles Ai Buffalo the leaders s g a pts Pirn Esposito bos 28 Orr bos 12 Hodge bos 17 r. Hull pm 16 Kurtenbach v 13 Mckenzie bos Bucyk bos 17 Ratelle by 15 Delvecchio de1. 1j Mikita Chi 9 american league. East division g w l t f a pts Providence 24 11 9 4 88 90 26 Quebec 27 11 12 4 90 94 26 Springfield 2711.15 1 93 104 23 Montreal 30 817 s w 11021 West division Baltimore 24 15 7 2 87 68 32 Cleveland 27 13 9 4 98 7630 Rochester 23 11 93 72 74 25 Hershey 271012 5 78 7821 result wednesday Rochester s Montreal 2 game tonight Providence at c-9bec Western Canada Eastern division w Estevan is it flin flon is Brandon 11 Regina t l t f 8 1 106 13 1 139 12 2 106 0 122 1 74 20 17 a pts 79 37 116 33 101 32 165 22 101 17 w 43 68 35 129 27 129 27 112 -26 153 16 Western division Edmonton 21 7 1 142 Calgary 16 9 3 94 Saskatoon 13 16 1 126 Saskatoon 13 16 1 126 Swift current 12 15 2 98 Medicine hat 8 21 0 114 result wednesday Calgary 4, Medicine hat 3 games tonight Calgary at Swift current Estevan at Brandon metro old timers w l t pts Crestview s 1 1 11 Westwood 5 2 0 10 Charleswood 2237 airways i. 3317 sir j. Franklin r i l 3 St. Charles 1513 leading scorers g a de Corby Crestview .10 Scott airways 7 Trager Charleswood .11 Humphreys Westwood 8 Krahn Westwood 5 Rudd Westwood 5 Arran airways 3 Meder Crestview 3 Duncan Westwood 5 Macdonald St. Charles 2 Sooy Crestview 2 wednesday s scores Western Phoenix 3, Denver 0 Eastern Syracuse 7, new Jersey 2 new Haven 10, Johnstown 4 Greensboro 4, Clinton 2 International Des Molnes 5, Toledo 3 Ushel Sault Ste. Marie 7, Green Bay i . College rpm 3, Yale 0 pts 15 14 13 12 10 9 9 9 i 8 8 23 assists moved him to seventh spot in the nil individual scor ing race 25 Points Back of Phil Esposito of Boston who has 57 Points. At Chicago Mikita s first goal evened the count at 1-1 in the first period. The Hawks exploded with five goals in the second and two More in the final 20 minutes to Register their 12th straight Home ice a club record. Mikita s other Points came in the second period barrage. The win gave Chicago 45 Points in the West division standings seven ahead of second place St. Louis. At Boston Esposito scored his 27th and 28th goals of the season within a space of 49 seconds As the Bruins handed los Angeles its ninth consecutive setback. The Bruins who led 1-0 after 20 minutes increased their margin to 4-0 in the second period before los Angeles Tal lied twice. The teams exchanged goals in the final period. Esposito has nine More Points than team mate Bobby Orr who picked up three assists in the game and who holds Down second spot in nil scoring. Esposito s 28 goals is tops in the league. The Victory enabled the Bruins to hold their two Point Edge Over new York in the East division. At new York de Giacomin became the first nil goalie to Register his fourth shutout this season stopping 20 Sabre shots. His shutout was new York s second in a Row and sixth of the season making the rangers the nil s leading defensive team. The rangers snowed the sabres under with three third period goals against goaltender Joe Daley As they skated to their 15th straight Victory on Home ice. At Pittsburgh the Maple Leafs Strung together their first four game winning Streak since the opening of the 1968-69 sea son. Billy Macmillan rapped in his ninth and 10th goals this season to Pace the Leafs who needed two late goals to break a 2-2 tie. Claude Larose s 10th goal of the year Midway into the final period at Minneapolis lifted the canadians to the tie with the North stars offsetting Bill Goldsworthy s first period goal. The canadians who tallied 14 games were stopped cold by former teammate Gump wors Ley who kicked aside 36 shots until Larose s Long slap shot. At Oakland the Golden seals West division cellar dwellers upset the wings fifth in the East with Carol Vadnais s seventh goal of the year at of the third period proving to be the Winner. California led 2-0 after 20 minutes. Detroit made it 2-1 in the second period before Vadnais and Doug Roberts salted the game away in the final period. In the Only game tonight los Angeles travels to Buffalo to meet the sabres. Greece beaten Athens a Switzerland beat Greece 1-0 wednesday in a first leg european nations championship cup soccer game. Minnesota North Stan goalie Gump Worsley steals the puck from Mon Treal canadians Mickey Redmond to help preserve a 1-1 tie. Minnesota defence Man Tom Reid does his bit by belting Redmond. Aft mate can Ftp Lect Blackwall can replace Blackwall 00% can no place Blackwall Blackwall w5 1175 Ramamma hot 474-1931 open a rib Stone Euice Ati Menton Ilif Fok Taki awl i i

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