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February 18, 1948

February 18, 1948

The Hockey News has been providing the most comprehensive coverage of the world of hockey since 1947. In each issue, you'll find news, features and opinions about the NHL and leagues across North America and the world.

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Tread On Heels Of Old Guard In Vote For All-Star Crew

The veterans among the National League’s left wingers are going to have a tough struggle ahead of them this season to ward off the threat posed by some classy youngsters who are vying for the position on THE HOCKEY NEWS All-Star Team, the people’s choice. Doug Bentley of Chicago Black Hawks, who captured the first team berth in last season’s official selections, and Porky Dumart of Boston, who placed second in the voting, are the leading candidates among the oldsters, while Jim Conacher and Ted Lindsay of Detroit, Harry Watson of Toronto Maple Leafs and Gaye Stewart of Chicago spearhead the attack by ths younger fry. Stewart, who has come into his own after being traded to t h e Hawks by the Leafs earlier in the season, still rates among the…

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WESTERN CANADA SENIOR

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 Lethbridge 0, at Regina 4. First Period Scoring—None Penalty—Heximer. Second Period 1—Regina, Fisher (Schmidt, G. Kyle) …… 7.22 Penalties—None. Third Period 2—Regina, Barnes (McDougall, B. Kyle) …… 5.20 3—Regina, B. ’Kyle, (Fisher) …… 6:51 4—Regina, G. Kyle 5—(Staseson, Fisher) …… 7.27 Penalties—None. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 5 Lethbridge 4. at Saskatoon 3. First Period 1—Lethbridge, Boorman (Maxwell, Kirkpatrick) …… 16.10 2—Lethbridge, Hall (Heximer, Nordin) …… 19.26 Penalty—Taggart. Second Period 2—Saskatoon, Bentley (Livingstone, Jenkins) …… 1.45 4—Lethbridge, Heximer (Luke) …… 10.26 5—Saskatoon, Bentley …… 13.02 Penalty—Hal). Third Period 6—Lethbridge, Simpson (Gray, Gibson) …… 4.00 7—Saskatoon, Bentley, (Shabaga, Snider) …… 11.37 Penalties—Shabaga, Boorman (major), Bentley, Taggart. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6 Regina 4, at Calgary 3. First Period 1—Calgary, French (McDougall) …… 10:36 2—Regina, Myles McDougall) …… 10.36 Penalty—Hergert. Second Period Scoring—None. Penalties—G. Kyle, VanDeelan. Third Period 3—Regina, Hauck (Brown. Wilkie) …… 7.04 4—Calgary, McDonald (Dame, Emery) …… 10.57 Penalties—Hergert, Brown, Emery. Overtime Period 5—Regina, Schmidt (Myles) …… 11 6—Regina, Hauck MONDAY, FEBRUARY …… 9 Regina 2, at Lethbridge 7. First Period 1—Lethbridge. Taggart (Kirkpatrick) …… 6:29 2—Lethbridge, Gibson (Maxwell) …… 7:50 Penalties—McDougall. Barnes. Second Period 3—Lethbridge. Simpson (Maxwell, Kirkpatrick) …… 10:25 4—Regina. McDougall (B.…

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Baltimore Clippers Coach Relies On Strong Defence

(Baltimore Evening Sun) BALTIMORE, MD.— The big guy flopped himself into an overstuffed chair, shoved his weatherbeaten hat to the back of his head and exposed a receding hairline. Frank Beisler, the Baltimore Clippers’ new coach, has had his share of danger in the 14 years he has played organized hockey. Scars which punctuate his otherwise handsome face stamp him as a veteran of many an Eastern hockey war. There are other reminders of his playing days. He has absorbed 79 stitches from wounds incurred on the ice. And that figure, he points out, is not uncommonly high among stickwielders who have been in the game as long as he has. Opponents who have played against Beisler aren’t exuding sympathy, for they recall the vicious defensive blocks he used to throw with his 6-foot, 2-inch, 190…

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The Hockey News

Founded October 1, 1947 Published by Hockey News Company, 803 Dominion Square Building, Montreal, Que. Subscription Price $2 tor 30 Issues in Canada-$3 in U.S.A. Authorized as second class mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa. VOL. 1 FEBRUARY 18, 1948 No. 21 DOWN THE STRETCH With little more than a month to go before the curtain rings down on the regular league schedules, the clubs in the three professional leagues have readied themselves for the dash to the wire with the status quo the rule, at least as far as exchange of players between the different loops is concerned. Regular league schedules end March 21 in the National, American and United States Leagues, but as of February 10 members of teams in the American and United States circuits are safe from raids by the N.H.L. teams - at least until they…