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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 18, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free press March 18 1990 Junior champs 1938 Boniface seals put on a show in Maple Leaf gardens the headline on the front Page of the Winnipeg free press screamed the Mes Sage for All to read seals Are hockey the Date was april 1938 and the Boniface seals had just capped a dream season by winning the memorial the crowning achieve ment of Canadian tier one Junior Over half a Century later Mike Krys Chuk remembers the Day like it was Only Kryschuk was the we broke All the attendance says although Hes getting on in years now has Many fond memories of that championship especially when you break All the at Tendance records and get picked the out standing team in All of he the seals started their charge to the Dominion Junior memorial cup finals by beating the Winnipeg monarchs for the provincial it was no Small feat As the monarchs were the defending National then the seals took on the Edmonton athletics club and beat them in a thrilling 65 Western final to win the Abbott cup and a berth in the memorial cup bestow five the opponent was the Oshawa Gener who took game one at Maple Leaf gardens in Toronto by a 32 the seals came Back and shutout winning game two by four goals to a 42 win by the generals in game three was followed by a mus twin 64 decision for the setting up what was bound to be a thrilling at least the fans who were in attendance at the Gar Dens in Toronto expected a As it turned game five turned into a cakewalk for the seals As they Slid past Oshawa for a 71 Vic tory and the right to keep the cup in Winni Peg from that seals team several players went on to and or in the National hockey the players included Alf Johnny Pete and defence Man Walter Sta Billy Reay Maple Blackh Waks and Pike rangers enjoyed National league coaching also on that winning team were goaltender Doug defence Man Bert Tipoff Rob Knode and forwards Bill Mcgee Patch George Herb Bur Jack Simpson and Jack Gil Paulley was the we Only had two de says Krys explaining their third defence Man dropped out just before the versatile player Billy Reay helped out on in those Days we pickup any sex Kryschuk had guided several teams to division or league titles in his years behind the Bench or As a but none could match the seals the East Kuonan juvenile run Nerup in the City champs in came at least in with the likes of Stanowski and Terry Reardon advancing to play in the six team National included on that juvenile team was the famous line of Benny who centred a line with Mccreedy and Dick Kryschuk said Tedisky was the Best player he Ever but also one of the the new York rangers scout said Tedisky was the finest player hed Ever seen in his but the weight you says after coaching the Winnipeg monarchs midget team to an undefeated season in Kryschuk Kryschuk was a fair player in his but at a top weight of 128 he was not National league if i had the weight i could have gone he i was very interested in the coaching part of it but i liked playing following that 1938 memorial cup Kryschuk was approached by then Detroit red wings pm Jack Adams about a Coa Ching position with the Detroit farm the Detroit who at the time was younger than Many of his players at 28 years of turned the offer i didst think i was ready old enough for Kryschuk opted for the Security of a coaching Job in Alberta with the Cole Man canadians senior i had some Good offers the thing even in the pros youre Here today and if things dont go right youre out of a some things never air Rifle target shooters tune up for summer games at Ottawa meet trailers top line from left Jeff Brad Grant Sellen rollers not intimidated by Superior teams Manitoba air Rifle target shooters warmed up for the Western Canada summer games in impressive Fash Ion at the Crossman air Rifle championships in Ottawa last the Manitoba contingent picked up five Jeannette Beai won a Gold and a Bronze As did Jeff Wes Beal also got into the modal picture with a Bronze Westin attracted Over 200 of the country top air Rifle target said Jeannette she won the Gold medal in the ladies class with a 647 out of 800 Beal also placed third in the marksmen class with a score of won the marksmen class a score out in the Junior class he shot 7037 of incr the prove Pion ship to his medal Wes shot out of for third place in the Sharpshooter Henry Janzen placed sixth in the class hitting of National b team Mem ber Peter Fehr placed sixth in the prestigious master class with a score of out of Manitoba games team will the file at a Fiath july by Robert Knodel the Transcona trailers want to continue to play the role of after grounding the Charleswood Hawks in the opening round of the Manitoba major Junior hockey league the trailers prepared to take on a More formidable the trailers opened up their semifinal series against the first place River East Royal knights on Fri Day game two of the Besto seven series was scheduled for to night March 18 at Roland Michener the mighty knights Are gunning for a fourth straight my jul title but the Rai who lost four of the six games Between the two clubs this do not appear they think there going to kick our Butts but i dont think said trailers head coach George three nights before the series it would has Good reason to be optimistic about his teams chances against the first place Royal his team is starting to come to Gether at just the right As evidenced by their Domi nation of the the trailers disposed of the Hawks in five wrapping up the series with a 53 win in the Hawks Eric Coy March the series win could be considered an consid ering the Hawks won the regular season series five games to we played Good they took some penalties and we said whose team finished the season in fifth place with 192q three Points behind the charieswodd1 the trailers won the first two games before dropping game three rather than the team regrouped to take the next game by a 95 score to take a commanding 31 Lead in the the line of Centre Brad Little Between wingers Grant Sellen and Jeff Szysz Kowski was instrumental in grounding the Szysz Kowski led the with 11 goals in just five that line has really been going said right Winger Sellen led the team in scoring this sea son with 41 goals and 80 Good for 10th spot in league Little chipped in 63 while Tim Lorentz added 55 other key players in the Hawks series were defence Man Jason Prestayko and goaltenders Ken Krysiuk and Kenny he Houston came up big for us i that last the last two games Actu said no matter what happens against River the Rai lers have already surpassed their performance of last season in knights first sea son behind the Transcona last season the trailers finished sixth in the eight team and were swept in the first round of the playoffs by the vital 897 Corydon phone 4770197 hair benders Ken is an award winning specializing in custom and free consultation Coo Rand made Charlesw oct All floor plants open sundays the Greenstene r 245 x

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