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December 1, 1951

December 1, 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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‘Pembroke Peach’ Honored With Hall-of-Fame Scroll

PEMBROKE, Ont.— Playing top notch hockey and making a real battle of it all the way, Cully Simon’s Pembroke Lumber Kings bowed to Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League here by a score of 6-3, in what was generally regarded as one of the finest exhibitions of hockey ever seen in Pembroke. The game, played in the new Pembroke Memorial Center, was witnessed by 3,932 Pembroke and district residents, many of whom lined up hours before the game to assure thmselves of a good spot. Bruce Giesebrecht was in the Pembroke lineup for the first time. The right winger, property of the Ottawa Senators, has been playing with the Capital City aggregation most of the season. The Kings roared into a fast 2-0 lead in the first six minutes of the game and…

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PACIFIC COAST LEAQUE

Undefeated Streaks Since the Victoria Cougars undefeated skein of 11 games was broken, no other club has been able to go too long without losing a game. Seattle went five games without a loss before being dumped by Tacoma. Edmonton went 8 games without a defeat until Calgary upset them at home 5-3. Lots Of Goals The thirteen goals scored Sunday, November 18 in Seattle when the Ironmen defeated the Cougars 8-5 tied the season’s record for most goals in one game. Previously the Ironmen had defeated Vancouver 11-2 in the only other 13 goals game this season. Sixteen goals is the league record. HOW THE RACE GOES STANDINGS ON MON. A.M., NOV. 19 RESULTS OF GAMES Nov, 12—Victoria 7 at Calgary 4 Nov,13—Tacoma 0 at New West’er 6 Victoria 2 at Edmonton 6 Nov. 14—New West’er 5 at…

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Axe Hangs Over Buckmen; Down East Champs Dismal

HALIFAX, N.S.— For the first time in years hockey men are concerned for the welfare of the Sydney Millionaires. One of Canada’s top hockey teams and contenders for national honors the past four seasons, the Milionaires are stumbling all over the Maritime major front. On paper they have anothei powerhouse aggregation. But games aren’t won on paper and out on the ice the Moneymen seldom live up to their reputations Not only are the Millionaires in the cellar but they’re also dropping fast. How low can they get Well, they are so low right now that coach and players are on the ealpet continually. Bill Dinning, the old Hamilton Tiger blueline cop, is living on borrowed time. If he can’t get the team rolling the management threatens to get a man who will.…

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Calls Ezzie Detriment To Boston Club

BOSTON, Mass.— Coach Tommy Ivan of the Detroit Red Wings poured gas on an a1ready blazing fire last week in Boston when he termed “Wild” Bill Ezinicki of the Bruins “a detriment to the club.” It didn’t help the already strained relations between Ezinicki and Ted Lindsay since Ivan put the mark on Ezzie after the Bruins’ forward tried in vain to connect with Terrible Ted. The latter, feeling the $300 he was fined for his clash with Ezinicki last season was sufficient to last a while, preferred to give the Bostonian a very wide berth. The feud got its re-start after a Detroit-Boston game here last week which the Wings won 2-0. But the fireworks didn’t finish where Ivan left off. The Bruins front office then took up the cudgel against…