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December 10, 1949

December 10, 1949

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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Jim Crosses Fingers; Hopes Trades Pay

CLEVELAND, 0.— Jim Hendy, General Manager of the Cleveland Barons Hockey Club of the American Hockey League is keeping his fingers crossed, avoiding walking under ladders and turns pale when any one unthinkingly tosses their hat on the bed. “Putting a winning team together depends a great deal on what you have for trading material not how much money your club Is prepared to spend,” Jim says. “I was fortunate enough when I was named GM of the Barons and the Arena to have some pretty fair trading material and this plus some cash and some youngsters who were ready for professional hockey gave us an opportunity to give not only Cleveland a fair hockey club, but to help our affiliates, Minneapolis and San Francisco as well.” New Faces When the Barons took the…

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THE FAN FORUM

WRONG MUG Dear Sir, Will you please check back to the issue of November 26 of THE HOCKEY NEWS crossword puzzle? I think you will find that the pictured player is Chicago Black Hawk’s Gaye Stewart, whose playing position is forward. The pictured player works out to be Detroit defenseman Jack Stewart, Please let me know if I am right or wrong? P. Morrisin. Port Arthur, Ont. (You are quite right. We put the wrong picture in the paper. It’s all our fault. I hope we pre forgiven.) WHAT HAPPENED Dear Sir, Could you please tell me where the following hockey players are? Jacques Richard, Lorne Chabot Jr, and Paul Bibeault. What happened to Dallas and Houston of the U.S.H.L. last year? Robert Martin Newcastle, Ont. (Richard is playing for Chicoutimi in the Quebec Senior League. Chabot Jr., is sub-goaler for the Tulsa…

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PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE

Record Wrecking Tacoma’s 12-1 hammering of San Diego was the worst ever in the P.C.H.L. Tacoma tied and set league records in this game. 1— Tied, “most goals scored by one club’’ with 12.2 — “most assists in one game by one club” 18. 3— “most scoring points by one club in one game’’ 30. 4 — tied “consecutive goals by one club In one game.” 8. Clean Players Andy Chakowski of Vancouver and Neil Andrews of Tacoma are the only regular players in the Northern Division without a penalty to date. Dong Toole of Tacoma and Eddie Mazur of Victoria received their first penalty of the season a week ago. HOW THE RACE GOES RESULTS OF GAMES November 22 — New Westminster 8, Vancouver 7; San Francisco 0, Fresno 1; San Diego 3, Victoria 5. November…

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Pete Kelly - University Coach

FREDERICTON, N.B.— Peter (Red) Kelly, always a good team man if not exactly a prolific scorer during his National Hockey League career, is now busily engaged teaching students of the University of New Brunswick that teamwork is the thing in all branches of sport. As physical director at the Fredericton college, Kelly has become as popular with the students as he was with the fans when he played amateur hockey in Montreal and the Maritimes, and with various teams in the game’s big time. A broken leg cut short his hockey career. For after his big league days had ended he returned to the Maritimes and resumed a career started in the very early 30’s. Kelly is an honored graduate of the original Maritime Big Four Hockey League, a circuit that flourished…