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November 17, 1951

November 17, 1951

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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Conn Bellows Of Juzda Fight “Our Players Just Don’t Scare”

TORONTO — General Manager Conn Smythe of the Toronto Maple Leafs says he is quite proud of the way his players handled themselves in the Montreal-Toronto fuss recently in which defenseman Bill Juzda was walloped. They’ve been doing it for 20 years,” he says. “Look it up. We’ve got the greatest road record in hockey We don’t have players who scare. All these great fights take place out of town, and we don’t back down. Why aren’t the other teams as brave in Toronto as they are at home?”…

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EHL Roundup

BOSTON, Mass.— After the first full week of play Springfield and Johnstown led the eastern and western divisions respectively in the Eastern Hockey League. Springfield reeled off five straight victories in as many games to take command in the eastern group. They had a four point lead over Boston Olympics, unbeaten and untied in three starts. Key man in the success of the Indians, making their debut in EHL competition this season, was 20-year-old Vern Pachal who played with Crow’s Nest Pass juniors in Western Canada last winter. The clever young center turned in three “hat tricks” in five games. Stars in the three ‘Pic victories were goalie Don “Red” Campbell, former St. Catharines Tee Pees star, Ken Green and Buzzy Yanchuk. Campbell registered the league’s first shutout in blanking Philadelphia Falcons, 2-0…

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Wings Play Four Tie Games in Row, Three On Road One At Home

The Detroit Red Wings played four tie games in a row last week, the first time any Red Wings club has done anything like that in years. It all started in Boston on November 6. The Wings and Bruins played to a scoreless draw. The following night at New York the Wings were forced to come from behind in the last period to eke out a 4-4 tied with the Rangers. Last Saturday night in Toronto the Wings once again hit the tie column when Bob Solinger got the tieing counter for the Leafs with just a few minutes to go in the game. The score ended in a 3-3 draw. The fourth tie came on the 11th of November as the Wings met the Canadiens in Detroit. Once again the Wings were…

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EXPERIENCE WINS OVER YOUTH

THE INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY WEEKLY Founded..October 1, 1947 Published by Kenneth W. McKenzie and Will. V. Cote HOCKEY NEWS COMPANY Circulation ROOM 204, King’s Hall Bldg., 1231 Ste. Catherine Street West, Montreal 25, Que. Advertising A Editorial 403A Sun Life Bldg., 1155 Metcalfe St., Montreal 2, Que. Average Weekly Circulation 35,000 Yearly Subscription Price $3.00 in Canada — $4.00 In U.S.A. Autherised as second class mall, Post Office Department, Ottawa. Entered an second class mail at the Post Office In Buffalo, N.Y., and Saint Albans, Vt. Return all U.S. nndellrerable copies under Form 8579 to the Hockey News Company. Room 204 Kind’s Hall Bidg.. 1231 Ste. Catherine Street West, Montreal 25, Que. Printed In Canada Vol. 5 November 17. 1951 No. 7 One of the more remarkable facts unveiled in a recent survey of the ages of National Hockey League players…