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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 14, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg free press March pages 4556 Mark sports editor sport Scott Taylor a hockey rival with a distaff difference it would probably be unfair to come right out and Call Don Wilson maybe even Overly Okay you see Don a successful contractor in West believes he can take on the nil and blow it out of the unlike Michael Gobuty and Dennis two Guys who want to create a rival mens professional hockey Wilson believes he can end the Nils dominance Over the game by employing this int a clone of the gorgeous ladies of As president and general manager of the 26team United states women professional hockey league Wilson has even convinced himself hell have a better Ive been working at this since said a jamaican who moved to in 1952 to pitch in the old Quebec senior baseball we Are now ready to go into new York sit Down with Merrill Lynch and Citicorp and make the final plans to attract million in venture million he our projections show that by the third the league would earn million in with All the work weve i believe its a sure too bad a lot of others a gotta give the Guy he certainly has a unique Wilsons us Phil would be completely owned and operated by what he Calls the the million would be split evenly among his already predetermined 26 if some teams were really successful in not making this hed sell an individual franchise for from million to you could buy the whole global hockey league for location would have something to do with a franchises he for a franchise in new York or Chicago would be Worth More than a franchise in Edmonton or Winnipeg if Wilson has his the nil jets will have a rival franchise the bosons playing right in its own Hes even contacted the general managers of both the Winnipeg enterprises corporation and the Winnipeg chamber of Commerce for you i remember the phone George general manager of the Wec it had to be three or four years ago at a Guy phoned to inquire about the building and whether or not it would be i remember thinking that we sure hear about some crazy but i would never say never to who knows something As crazy As this could see Loop Page 46 thugs set goal hooligans Eye cup As Apex of career soccer hooligans the cup will be a Climax to career of London Asp hundreds of English and dutch soccer hooligans Are planning a Campaign of violence at the forthcoming world cup finals in a leading British police officer warned Adrian head of the football intelligence said on television that foot Ball thugs viewed the finals As the Apex of their football Hooligan he revealed that the trouble would take place on the Island of where England and the Netherlands meet june 16 in a group f Appleby said dutch police had informed him that up to 500 hooligans would be in Sardinia looking for even giving up the Chance to see their teams other matches in Contact has already been made Between the dutch and the English hooligans and arrangements Are in hand to effect meetings in Appleby warned in january that 500 hard ened hooligans would be among fans expected to follow England in but said he was powerless to prevent them travel these jets sound like class of87 Alliese have been Heady Days for the Winnipeg but All in All the scenario has a Nasty similarity to Dan Maloney regime of years history repeating itself two losses in 24 hours does tend to Dampen the but the Winnipeg jets bandwagon is still doing booming just listen to what there saying about the Nils most surprising franchise of d the jets defence just might be the Best kept secret in the d Winnipeg is the Rodney Dangerfield of the National hockey we dont get much but were starting to command d there was one thing about the Winnipeg jets that was evident last night they can win the Stanley it is a sound hockey team that can play on even terms with any other team in the game As Long As the players play the Way the head coach wants them to d nobody seems to know that were sixth but i dont blame we have to earn their we dont have much of a tradition to d our two Young goalies have done a great we have so much to be proud As a were 4 in goals against and our penalty killing is the Best in the pro hockey Grant Mcginnis and from the pm himself this is the Best team weve Ever its capable of winning the Stanley great int it but you caught me on the last didst you because As anyone who has followed the Winnipeg jets of 198990 general manager Mike Smith does not make not once has he uttered the words Stanley and cup in reference to his own hockey in the speaker in that final Gem was exam John the one before it that was former coach Dan ill every single one of those quotes was taken from the pages of this newspaper in the Spring of not one was in reference to the jets of int the similarities Between that 198687 edition of the jets and this years team Are each has a firs year coach who done so much More than each had two Rookie goaltenders Pokey and the Bandit Bob Essensa and Stephane Beauregard today who carried the each had Guys who achieved More that season Gilles Hamel had 27 his replacement Paul Fenton has 28 than before or the jets of 1987 dropped their goals against 27 per this years jets will give up about 17 per cent fewer than last the jets of 1987 had the worst Power play in franchise this years jets Are the jets of 1987 had the Best penalty killing in franchise this years jets Are within a percentage Point of those see brass Page 46 blues parlay Lack of Cap Power into win highlights from last nights nil Uto d Rookie goalie Curtis Joseph stopped 33 shots and Washington went ofor9 on the Power play As the Louis blues maintained their Lead in the Norris division with a 41 Victory Over the d Shayne Corson scored twice As the Montreal canadians beat the new York islanders d Glenn Anderson scored two Power play goals and added an assist As the Edmon ton oilers Defeated the Quebec Nordques Story in see whats new see whats now a Kitchen forecast command Centre Kitchen of the 90v sponsored by c wholesale Kitchen Craft connection Anil wot Cru living presented Byi Joy All 3 floors sponsored by Manitoba Home builders association Winnipeg convention Centre today til sunday Home expressions spotlights Jon Canadas ff1 Handy Man and Star of 13mtns Ren ovation zone jointly sponsored by Manitoba Home builders and Manitoba Hydro Jons the ultimate renovation is a new Home includes hot new products and techniques in new Home Western Canadas favorite Gardener Ken tackles the topics of better landscaping and Green gardening and com posting to protect the environment around the Home brought to you by sky to and the Winnipeg free an outstanding feature located on the third presented by Winnipeg land developers Nova met and including a Gazebo filled with butterflies flown in from Florida on Canada i a Kitchen forecast command Centre Kitchen of the 90s sponsored by coast wholesale Kitchen Craft connection and Western living presented by Joy Myers living with 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