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December 23, 1950

December 23, 1950

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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Hockey Crossword

ACROSS 1—Pictured Detroit player. 6—Exclamation! 7—Initials of coach of 1942-43 Stanley Cup winners. 8—Edgar Laprade was born in—Centre, Ont. 10—First name of Worters, former N.H.L. goalie. 11—Defenseman for Vancouver Canucks. 14—Initials of Dube, now with Cincinnati. 15—Team in U.S.H.L.—Falcons. 17—Initials of a Bruin centre. 18—Month in which Reg. Sinclair celebrates birthday (abbr). 21—In 1946-47 Gord Fashoway played in this country (abbr). 22—What Byng Trophy winner of 1941-42 is called. 23—Coach of Pittsburgh Hornets. 27—Initials of a Ranger rearguard. 28—Name given Skinner, ex member of Toronto Arenas. 29—In Toronto the penalty box is on the west—of the rink. 31—Initials of a Toronto rookie. 32—Initials of Pidhirny of Springfield. 34—Dennenny, old time player, is called this. 35—Given name of Bourquault of 1927-28 Rangers. 36—Initials of Tustin, ex New York player. 37—What Perrault of Cincinnati is called. DOWN 1—Dabcock, N.H.L. linesman, is called this. 2—Position Cord Howe ended in the scoring race last season. 3—Ont. birthplace of George Armstrong. 4—Country…

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American League Monthly Records

(Including games of Sunday, Dec. 10)…

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Hassard Flying For Marlies But OHA Gates Nosediving

TORONTO, Ont.— Bobby Hassard of Marlboro seniors and Oshawa’s junior, Generals have one thing in common. They both have moved up in their respective puck-chasing fields of activity. In his dual capacity as team captain and center-ice player, Hassard leaped from fith to second place in the Ontario Hockey Association’s Major series scoring race within the space of 10 days. In 13 games, Hassard ran up a total of nine goals to tie the leading Johnny Ubriaco of St. Michael’s in that particular department, but Hassard has 11 assists against 13 credited to Ubriaco for a 20-point tie. Adding to. his recent scoring success, Hassard not only paced his Marlboro mates to a string of five straight victories, but he also enjoyed a week-end tryout with the Toronto Maple Leafs, dressing for…

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Kansas City’s Peppery Mentor Doing Big Job In Rookie Year

KANSAS CITY. Mo.— “Hustle!” This is a one-word summary of the hockey philosophy of Wilf Field, coach of the Kansas City Royals. “The team that can outhustle the other crew will win. Anyone can make a mistake, but so long as the fellow is out there trying and hustling at all times, I’m willing to forgive his error,” philosophizes Wilf, who is a “rookie” himself in the coaching end of the game, now serving his first season as playing coach of the Kansas City icemen. Wilf (actually it’s Wilfred, but he doesn’t like it) leaves one with* the impression he has just met a most personable guy with a lot of hockey knowledge and know-how filed away in the “ole (really 35 years young) noggin.” He seems to have all the necessary requirements for…