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October 23, 1954

October 23, 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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It’s Here! YES, HOCKEY FANS, THE 1954-55

SEASON IS HERE AT LAST and every true-blue hockey fan will want to be a regular reader of THE HOCKEY NEWS—“Official Organ of All Hockey”. The Hockey News carries stories on all the teams and the star players written by the foremost hockey writers in Canada and the United States. Besides outstanding features and stories The Hockey News runs more action pictures and cartoons. than any other publication. Interesting Crossword puzzles also appear in each issue. THE HOCKEY NEWS is published for 35 consecutive issues during the season and 5 monthly summer issues. It doesn’t matter when you start, you still get your 35 Issues. A year’s subscription Is for 35 consecutive Issues. Canadian Remittances—$3.00 Payable by Postal Bank or Telegraph Money Order. U. S. A. Remittances—$4.00 Payable by Postal Note, Bank or Express Money…

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Prince Charlie’s Charges Going At Smoking Pace

NELSON, B. C.— “Prince Charlie” Rayner’s Nelson Maple Leafs have served notice that they will be a power to be reckoned with this year. The Western International Hockey League defending champions showed very well in exhibition games against the Trail Smoke-Eaters. In a game in Trail, they battled the Smokies to a 4-4 saw-off and returned to Nelson the next night to dump Clint Albright’s charges 4-1. In the next game, Roy Mickulan in the Nelson nets had a shutout going until 19: 46 of the third period when he was beaten by Bobby Kromm from a goal-mouth scramble. Fights were the order of the day and there was a steady parade of combatants to the penalty box. Nelson’s line of Bud MacDonald, Chuck Henderson and Peter Kinasewich were the best on the ice…

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QUEBEC LEAGUE

Double Trouble Kay Powell of Quebec Aces is off to a sensational start this season. So far he’s racked up a hat-trick the first three-goal effort against Chicoutimi Sagueneens. Jacques Loeas of Chicoutimi also has a tripledecker. scored against the Shawinigan Fall Cataracts. Shutout for Perreault Bob Perreault, goal-tender for Shawinigan Falls, has a shutout today, his first of the season, thanks to the efforts of his teammates, with special emphasis on Connie Broden and Dick Wray. The latter two denied Ottawa twine over the weekend, handing the Senators their first defeat of the season, 2-0. HOW THE RACE GOES (Standing as of Monday A.M., Oct. 18) WEDNESDAY, OCT. 13 Valleyfield 2 at Quebec 5 QUEBEC— Quebec Aces settled themselves more firmly in the QHL lead as they took on the Valleyfield Braves and vanquished them, 5-2,…

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Boston’s “Sh-Boomers!”

BOSTON—. For the first time in 5 years the Boston Bruins have a forward line with a catchy nickname, based on tonsorial effect. The line is that composed of Fleming Mackell, Real Chevreflls and Leo LaBine. It has been dubbed “The Crew Cuts” by Fred Cusick, who does the play-by-play radio broadcasts of Bruins’ games. The line’s catchword? What else? SH-Boom!…