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November 29, 1952

November 29, 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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AMERICAN LEAGUE

Marrying Kind Every member of the HersheY Bears of the American Hockey Lea gue is married, probably a record for professional hockey. There are a total of sixteen little Bruin cubs spread throughout the ‘Marrying Bears’. Century Club Harry Pidhirny entered the coveted 100 goal club when lie scored a hat trick November 15 against the Pitts burgh Hornets. The veteran Syracuse Warrior centre is in his fifth season in the AHL. HOW THE RACE GOES STANDINGS TUES. A.M. NOV. 24 TUESDAY NOVEMBER 18 Pittsburgh 2 at Cleveland 3 CLEVELAND—Cleveland Barons climbed into first place in the American Hockey League by eking out a close 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Hornets before 8,441 fans, largest mid-week crowd at the Arena in four seasons. Ike Hildebrand paced the attack with a pair of goals while Glen Sonmor had…

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Conn Still Rates Al 2nd in Goal but Lum Removing Sting from Deal

Harry Lumley, to put it in a capsule, has not knocked ’em dead. Lumley, since he pulled on a Leaf jersey at the start of this season, has fallen short of being the Barrymore in the drama, the Colossus of the Leaf cage that a lot of people, with a sense for the dramatic, thought he might be. A good percentage of the populations of Toronto, Montreal and Boston, who have witnessed examples of his human failings, have been second guessing the sanity of C. Smythe in obtaining him from the Chicago Black Hawks. Their argument is strengthened by the fact that Al Rollins, who, along with Gus Mortson and Cal Gardner, went to the Hawks to obtain him, has been acrobating like a composite of Thurston, Mandrake and Tarzan of…

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Irvin Gives Wings Nod in NHL Scramble

Enroute with Canadiens The unprecedented scramble for top spot in the Na-tional League race is the best thing that could have happened to the game, says Coach Dick Irvin of the Habs. Nevertheless he has his own ideas on how it will end up. After two rounds of the circuit Mons Irvin is convinced that the club to beat is the Champion Detroit Red Wings, even though they haven’t yet shown the form of last season. “They’re still the best hockey club in the League,” said Irvin as he sat back in his compartment on the pullman that was carrying him from Toronto to New York. “Why do I think they’re the best team?” “Well, first of all they can throw more good hockey players on the ice at one time than any other club…