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April 26, 1952

April 26, 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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Wings’ Twins at Work

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FANS DEMAND FULL BROADCASTS

The Stanley Cup final is beyond all arguments the crowning event of the year, the “World’s Series” of hockey, Yet, for some reason which has never been explained logically, the fans year after year are deprived of the opportunity of hearing a full account of every game played, regardless of whether they live in the big cities of the East or the tiniest hamlets of the West. Broadcasts of games didn’t commence until 9.00 p.m., or even 9.30 P.M.—which means that the first period and usually part of the second period were over before ever the listeners got a chance to tune in on the vitally important action going on at someone of the National Hockey League rinks. Further, the coast-to-coast network which airs NHL games out of Montreal and Toronto during…

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The Road to Victory and Power

The final game of the Stanley Cup playoff series between the Canadiens and Detroit Red Wings went into the record books as the one that set the eight straight game record. Top picture showns Glen Skov scoring the second goal of the last game, which ended 3-0. McNeil kicks out his leg a little too late as Doug Harvey (2) looks on. In the rear, Rookie Paul Meeger cuts in from the corner to see what he can do to stop the disaster. In the picture on the left. Defenseman Bob Goldham takes two Montreal players out of the play as the puck slides to a safer spot in the arena. Goldham derricks MacPherson, center and Curry, right.…

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PASSING THE PUCK

DETROIT—”THAT’S THE best Detroit team I’ve ever handled—best by far. When you put legs and heart together you’ve really got something,” enthused Jolly Jack Adams, manager of the Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings, in the Red Wings’ dressing room following their sweep over Montreal Canadiens in four straight…Wings set a NHL record that will never be beaten as long as they continue to play four-out-of-seven playoff rounds when they downed Toronto in four straight and did the same thing to Montreal…It was one of the best things that could ever happen to hockey in the States and would do a lot to silence the so-called wise guys who maintain each series is carried out to the limit…“We’ve got balance and power on this club. Look over the summaries and…