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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - February 15, 2001, Winnipeg, Manitoba C2 SPORTS WINNIPEG FREE FEBRUARY 2001 Slump over continued from Page C1 Weve said all along that the success of our team would be the work ethic and the efficiency with which we could said Moose Randy I dont think the game was all that much different other than the fact we capitalized on some chances and our power play got us two After we started doing the things weve been good at doing getting the puck in from the neutral zone and get our forecheck going we started to play with more confidence and that was the The early signs were not good for the Not only did they give up the first goal to Jacks they were incom petent on at least eight great scoring chances in the first period Nerve wracking Its very nerveracking for the play Carlyle We gave up the first goal and it could have been Oh here we go Youve got to give the players credit because they sucked it Our message was to just go out and We didnt want one goal to dictate how the rest of the game would be Carlyle said his team was ready to deal with some adversity last night in order to break its worstever losing Anybody whos seen us in this stretch and seen us dominate periods and not get the could have seen another one coming but tonight we were much mentally and more relaxed and that didnt frus trate us to the same he It was just a mistake but we could have put our heads down and Here we go Brule We regrouped and came back in the sec ond and found a way to score a goal and started believing from which has won eight of its last 10 had many dangerous chances on Moose goalie Johan Hed who was sharp again and stopped a total of 27 The same two teams do battle again here tomorrow GENE PRESS Mario is tied up by Curtis Lemieux starred in the Penguins win over the Super Mario beats Wild trap Lemieux pots pair in third as Pens dump Minnesota PITTSBURGH The expan sion Minnesota Wild learned a valuable lesson even the best defence isnt enough to stop Mario Lemieux scored twice in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame their frustration with the Wilds neutral zone trap to win 21 last The 42 winners Sunday over Pittsburgh in played con servatively at both ends of the content to let the Penguins spend most of their time and energy trying to fight through the neutral The system worked for 2 peri ods despite being outshot 3011 at the Minnesota led 10 until Lemieux scored at of the third on an unguarded slap slot from the top of the Lemieux then scored the gamewin and his 19th goal in 20 comeback with to onetiming Jaromir Jagrs onehanded sweep pass from behind the net past Manny Fer nandez from the far edge of the right The shot apparently deflected off the skate of either Curtis Leschyshyn or Jim Dowd of the That was a key game for and it was a matter of just staying Lemieux Jagrs assist extended his scoring streak to 15 the longest in the NHL this He has at least one assist in each game of the break ing Lemieuxs club record of 14 con secutive games with an assist in Until scoring the two Lemieux was frustrated for most of the two games by the Wilds alldefensive At one he broke his stick as he came off the ice in disgust at fail ing to convert a scoring It was but we did have some quality scoring Lemieux We started going to the net and thats what you have to Lemieux was held scoreless when he was critical of Minnesotas style by saying it wasnt what the NHL was trying to sell to It was only the second time he had been shut out since ending his retirement in late Lemaire responded angrily to Lemieuxs saying he should have stayed retired if he expected nothing but breakaways and open As a Lemieux seemed espe cially determined ignoring the back pain that visibly bothered him for his two previous You could almost see it at the Penguins defenceman Bob Boughner He just had that little extra at the There are no hard but it was just like he said to Jump on my I knew that once we got that first wed get the Press InBrief AMATEURSCENE Chris Cariou Speed skating association honours Fab Four THEY blazed a trail for the Susan Mike Irelands and Cindy Klassens of the speed skating world a quarter of a century Recently the Manitoba Speed Skat ing Association honoured the Fab Four Sylvia Kathy Elizabeth Appleby and Pat Durnin for their performances on an allWinnipeg national womens team in 1976 that made them a powerhouse from one PM Winnipeg Cyclone VS The Billings Rimrockers MASCOT ALLSTAR GAME 12 Crazy Mascots playing basketball 200 Shaw Bears GiveAway PM The first 500 fans in attendance receive a Cyclone Danceteam poster In the Wind Miner at Hie Winnipeg Convention Centre Tickets QST Included plus service chaiges in fact one the likes of which will probably never be seen They grew up skating on the same ovals in the same city and they went on to become worldclass Gail executive director and pro gram coordinator for the out lined some of their Appleby and Vogt all belonged to the 1976 Olympic with Burka winning the world overall title that year and finishing third in She followed the next year with the world sprint title and was named Cana das female skater of the year in both She was later inducted into Canadas Sports Hall of Apple meanwhile was the 1976 world junior champ while Vogt was second overall at the world short track cham pionships in 1976 and Durnin was the 1976 world shortrack junior During their relatively short in comparison to todays stan Hurry Only 4 Games remaining Call 780SEAT 7328 Manitoba Camping Association Presents Parade of Camps 1 Vital Centre February 16 Parade pt 2 Polo Park Shopping Centre March spring Break Great opportunity to explore many ol our member camp exhibits or the upcoming Summer with Camp Directors and Counsellors in a wide range of educational and recreational interactive activities The tee Press Were there for you For further Information contact the MCA office 9 all four of these women had truly outstanding results at a world championship the MSSA said in a salute to the retired Collec tively during their careers they were responsible for Canada receiving five world championships and 37 world championship medals in speed skat FOOTBALL Fever things are heating up on the amateur gridiron Rob executive director of Football says players across the province received or will be getting applications and information about the provincial team development camp and youth development camps in the All players between 1114 born between 198790 are invited to the first annual youth development camps at Tec Voc High School as follows Pee Wee age March March April 78 under coach Christian 8 Minor Bantam coach Paul Normandeau same location and price butfFom Football Manitobas provincial team pro under head coach Scott involves a developmental camp March April 78 and April 2122 at Building CFB Air Force from 8 each Registration is and the camps are used to identify potential players for the Blue Gold Game and for the provincial The Blue Gold Camp runs from May 711 and costs Details of the provincial team selection camp are to be Berkowits also said Football Manitoba will be heading out to Brandon 24 to con duct its first rural development First for FENCING Manitoba fencers fared well again last with Sandra the daugh ter of provincial coach Henri fin ishing first in womens sabre at the Peter Bakonyi Challenge in It was the second Canadian Senior Elite event of the Winnipegs Shena Sabbath came with Katy Lupien fifth and Erin Walker Aristides Faure Jimenez the fencer who defected from Cuba to Canada at the 1999 Pan Am Games in Winnipeg came second in the mens sabre event last weekend while Patrice like Sassine another Quebec fencer training under Sassine in finished Sean Rathwell was In mens Andrew Grant ended up Get in SYNCH Theres more synchronized swimming at the Pan Am Pool this weekend as the National Age Group level athletes from the Manitoba Aquadians compete at a provincial event in the hopes of qualifying for the Western Divisionals beyond the National Three age groups are involved 1517 and senior and each must achieve a minimum score to qualify for the All swimmers will perform their four compulsory Solo events will be held Friday from with duets going from On its the figures competition from 12 and the free events are slated for Bits n BITES Sean Chawla under Jason Roberts under Andrew Boumford under 14 and Matt Younger under 12 all were triple crown winners at the Provincial Junior Badminton Championships on the weekend David the brilliant young table tennis player from Winnipeg described by provincial coach Rodrigue Bedard as among the best male players in is off to Ottawa next week to train with Canadas best before returning for the Manitoba Open March 34 Four Manitobans are among the 2000 Canadian Golf Foundation scholarship recipients announced including Winnipeg players Jillian Hardy and David Hill attending the University of Winnipeg and Gonzaga respectively and Dauphins Heather a student at the University of North Also receiving a golf course design scholarship was Winnipegs Chad a landscape architecture student at Illinois Central The 12team Manitoba Midget AM Hockey League playoffs are under way after the Winnipeg Warriors captured top spot during the regular followed by the Southwest Pembina Valley Hawks and Central Plains The pre liminary playoff round began last night with 11 Interlace Lightning taking on 6 Kenora Stars in a bestofthree Other matchups all beginning tomorrow will see the 12 Winnipeg Monarchs playing 5 Winnipeg 10 Norman Northstars taking on the 7 Yellowhead Chiefs and 9 Eastman Selects taking on the 8 Brandon Wheat f 0 [email protected] World Cup tickets to go on sale ZURICH AP Fans can start sub mitting ticket applications today for the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea and they can use the Internet for the first World soccers governing body will accept requests for teamspecific tick which will guarantee seats at all games of a specific Tickets for individual games go on sale The tickets can be ordered on the Internet or by FIFA will accept four applications per house Applications will be accepted until April 30 and will be entered into a random There will be three million tickets available for the 32country tourna scheduled for May 31 to June On the Net Frazar shoots 63 LA APCP Harri son Frazar shot a 9under 63 to take a onestroke lead over seven others as the 42nd Bob Hope Classic opened its fiveday run on four birdiefriendly He had plenty of company on the with six others tied at including Calgary resident Stephen Ames and Cameron who did nt know when he woke up yesterday whether he would even be in the tour Beckman got in when defending champion Jesper Parnevik withdrew to stay home with his expectant and he took advantage to tie for second with Mark Glen Jeff Tom Kevin Sutherland and David Morland IV of shot a 69 while Ian Leggatt of Cam finished with a Bob Hope was not among the specta tors as the tournament Hopes said the 97yearold comedian would not be out all despite being in what she said was good Jones birdies six holes MYRTLE CP Gene Jones of birdied six holes yesterday to take the lead after two rounds of the Canadian Tours winter qualifying school at Barefoot Jones shot a 6underpar 66 for a 36 hole total of 136 and a one shot lead over Lewis Chitengwa of and Dave Christensen from Stuart Anderson of is the top Canadian with a two day total of while former NHL star goaltender Grant now in his fifth attempt at a Tour is 13 strokes back at The low sixty scores plus ties will advance to tomorrows final stage of Hopefuls are vying for one of 20 full exempt Canadian Tour cards plus 10 conditional cards for the 2001 IBF founder sentenced AP Robert the International Boxing Federation was sentenced to almost two years in prisonyesterday for money laundering and tax Lee also was fined and set tled a related government lawsuit yes terday by agreeing to a from boxing and to pay the IBF in Lee had been charged with taking bribes from boxing promoters and managers in return for favours that included regularly rigging the rank ings of one of the worlds major sanc tioning The IBF has a new president and continues operating under the scrutiny of a courtappointed Brits throw book at brawlers LONDON CP The British ice hock ey league handed out suspensions totalling 28 games and fines worth pounds yesterday in the wake of a mass brawl between the Not tingham Panthers and Sheffield Steel ers last Sheffields Scott a native of received the harsh est penalty a 14game suspension and 850pound Cdn whose minorleague stops included a stint with the Manitoba was judged to have left both the bench and the penalty box to He also crosschecked an opponent in the Nottingham assistant coach Peter a former University of Manito ba was fined 250 pounds Cdn for failing to control his Eight players and two coaches all Canadian were ejected after the mass brawl which forced game offi cials to send the teams to their locker rooms for a 45minute coolingoff Canada remains at 63 ZURICH CP Canada remained unchanged at 63 in the FIFA world soccer rankings released currently sandwiched between Cyprus and the United Arab has not moved since Octo when it was There were few changes The topi four Argentina and v ;