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October 2, 1954

October 2, 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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Ted Lindsay Heads Parade Of Scorers In All-Stars

Leading Scorers and penalty men in past seven All-Star games:…

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Speaking On Sport

(As seen in the Toronto Star) The Banana Belt Is All For Brian ST. CATHARINES, Ont.—An unidentified woman phoned Mrs. Joseph Cullen and told her: “I pray every day that your boy, Brian, will catch a place with the Leafs.” Another woman sent a scrapbook from Niagara-on-the Lake. It was filled with clippings from newspaper and magazine stories of Brian’s feats on skates. Mom Cullen accepted it gratefully, because she knows the work that goes into a scrapbook. She happens to be pasting up four of them herself. No rookie ever had greater moral support than young Mr. Cullen in his bid to make a big-league team. The whole Niagara peninsula seems to be shouting: “That’s our boy-go—go—go.” And Cullen has been going at a pretty fair clip. Even that slave-driver with the…

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Tommy Vital In Cup Search

OWEN SOUND, Ont.— How well the Owen Sound Mercurys do this year in search of the Allan Cup and the Senior “A” hockey championship of Canada will depend to a considerable extent on how well a broken leg has mended. The fractured underpinning belongs to terrific Tommy Burlington, a 33-year-old veteran who has electrified hockey audiences in many a rink despite the fact he has the sight of only one eye. From Providence to Edmonton, and St. Louis to Sault Ste. Marie this former professional has amazed fans with his hockey wizardry. In Owen Sound, his home town since 1939, he’s Mr. Hockey. And this is the birthplace of Harry Lumley. Last season Burlington appeared to be a shoo-in to set a new scoring mark in the O.H.A. Senior “A” series. In 50…

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Wings Only Team To Beat Stars

Can A Rookie Dethrone A King?…