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April 3, 1954

April 3, 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.

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Sabu Got Two

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NOHA Puck Parade

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont.— Mauno Kauppi is the biggest hero in years in Sudbury!!! … he broke up a tremendously exciting sudden-death overtime battle against Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds to win the Northern Ontario Southern Division Senior “A” championship… Sudbury lost the first two games of the best-of-five series, then roared back to take the next three for one of the most dramatic comebacks in Northern Ontario senior hockey… after the two wins, the ‘Hounds were considered top-heavy favorites to win the series… what made that “Million Dollar Goal’’ of Kauppi’s all the more significant was the fact that most observers felt the winner of the Sudbury-Sault series would be favorites to go through to the Allan Cup… it was the Kid Line of Yacker Flynn, Tatter McLellan and Mauno Kauppi…

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Player-of-the-Week

This post week was probably one that Montreal Canadiens’ Dickie Moore will remember as long as he lives. During the week, Diggin* Dickie personally shattered two Stanley Cup playoff records, played a very big part in the breaking of another and scored a dramatic winning goal. Taking the feats in order, the first three occurred In the second game of the best-of-seven semi-final series between the Habs and Boston Bruins, which the former won 8-1. Diggin’ Dickie scored a goal a scant ten sec-onds after play got underway in the game and that constitutes a new NHL playoff record. Previous mark was 15 seconds and was held by Toronto’s Sid Smith. Next, Moore accounted for six points in the rout, netting two goals and helping on four others. That broke a record that was…

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Frontenacs Pull Upset, Eliminate Baby Habs

MONTREAL, Que.— Last fall Guy Rousseau was transferred from Montreal Canadiens to the fledgling Quebec Frontenacs in the Quebec Junior Hockey League. Between sobs, Hab coach Sad Sam Pollock informed newsmen that Rousseau, who had been loop MVP the season before while with Canadiens, would come back to haunt his old club. Sad Sam couldn’t possibly know then just how right he would be proven to be, but he does know now, and the thought isn’t making his life any happier. It was little ‘Ti-Guy’ who almost personally scuttled the Hab schooner and helped the Frontenacs pull one of the biggest upsets ever fashioned in the Quebec circuit. Four Straight Frontenacs, with Rousseau showing the way, knocked Baby Habs out of the Memorial Cup race by blasting them four straight games in the best-of-seven Quebec league…