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January 12, 1952

January 12, 1952

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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McFadden, james Alexander

Bom, Belfast, Ireland. April 15, 1920 Center. Shoots left. 5’7”, 178 lbs. Last amateur club: Ottawa Senators (Seniors)…

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Reds Close Out 1951 Leaving Rest of QJHL Hanging on Side Rails

THREE RIVERS, Que.- Coach Jack Toupin, of the Three Rivers entry in the Quebec Junior Amateur Hockey Association race, has his Reds rolling along at a great clip and the other five clubs in Buster Horwoods thriving circuit are served notice to beware. Reputed to be loaded with top talent but also to be slow starters, in pre-season predictions, Toupin’s Trifluvians are taking the wise boys at their word and hitting top form for the last half of their 50 game schedule. The Reds closed out their 1951 campaigning in sensational style as they scored a double win over two of the loop’s top entries. Edging Quebec’s powerladen Citadels 3-2 in overtime, at Three Rivers on Dec. 29, the Reds travelled to Montreal the following night to paste the third-place Nationale 4-2 before…

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Richard-Howe Battle Tooth and Counters

DETROIT, Mich.— That right-wing position on the next National Hockey League All Star team has become a tight two-man race again. Once more Detroit’s Gordie Howe and Montreal’s Rocket Richard are battling even in a resumption of their tense scoring duel of a year ago. Acknowledged by most experts as the two best players In hockey today (certainly they are the finest scorers), they have had to contend with each other for the right forward spot on the honor sextet. For six years Richard ruled as the No. 1 right wing in the NHL. All the evidence needed was his scoring record. Always a 20-goal man, three times he went over 40 to lead all NHL marksmen. Then along came Howe, ths easy-going Westerner, to outscore the fiery Frenchman by a single goal, 43 to…

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Happy Birthday to You

JANUARY 16 to JANUARY 22 20—FRAMPTON, Bob, Victoria, forward, 1929. 22—LACH, Elmer, Montreal, forword, 1918.…