Search for your favorite player or team

© The Hockey News. All rights reserved. Any and all material on this website cannot be used, reproduced, or distributed without prior written permission from Roustan Media Ltd. For more information, please see our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.


January 30, 1954

January 30, 1954

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.

IN THIS ISSUE

Hec Lalonde Future Hawk, Impressive In 2-Game Trial

CHICAGO, Ill.— Frisky Hec Lalonde recently changed Black Hawk uniforms for a couple of games. His brief discarding of Galt garb for considerably larger breeches with Sid Abel’s Chicago crew could have meant quite a loose fit, but he donned the Windy City suit as if he had worn it for life and it clung to him the same way. His debut in National Hockey League competition at Toronto was nothing short of spectacular as he completely dominated the show despite a 2-1 Maple Leaf victory. Even the usually over-biased Toronto hockey scribes were quick to admit that his sparkling, play lent much promise for a real future in the big time. Hec, which is short for Hector, centered Doc Couture and Lou Jankowski as if they had been his linemates for months.…

IN THIS ISSUE

Players of the Week

We trust you will bear with us tills week if we stray slightly from our usual format of picking one player-of-tlieweek. So successful was the result of Frank Boucher’s reuniting of the famous Bentley brothers, Max and Dong, that we thought it only fitting and proper that we make both ‘Players-of-the-Week. When it was first announced that Boucher planned to bring in Doug from Saskatoon to team up with the dipsydoodling Max, there were various comments, some to the effect that the Ranger manager had lost his marbles and that maybe the Blues should acquire wheel-chairs fitted witli skates. But Boucher persisted and the wisdom of ills decision came to the fore on January 20 when the Bentley boys led the Itangers to a 8-3 decision over the Boston Bruins in What…

IN THIS ISSUE

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Subscribers ore requested to advise us as soon as possible regarding change of address. When notifying us please Include your old address as well as the new one. If possible kindly return old address label as this will greatly facilitate our records and will assure you of prompt delivery at your new address.…

IN THIS ISSUE

The Passing Sport Show

Rollins Leads Hart Race AL ROLLINS, riding on A sentimental vote led the Hart Trophy award, list for the first half of the NHL race. Behind him came Kelly and Howe, after them Richard and Lumley. Rollins had a ten point spread on Kelly with Howe eighteen points behind the leader who rolled up sixty votes, a pretty fair showing for a goalie with a last place club. The award so far gives substance to the claim that Rollins is the best goalie on the circuit. He represents any value by a single player to the Hapless Hawks. Red Kelly who is well ahead in the race for the Byng Trophy might come through with a mighty splurge to head off Rollins, but it is unlikely anybody else is going to overhaul the…