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November 5, 1955

November 5, 1955

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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Player-of-the-Week

Harry Lumley, the apple-cheeked native of Owen Sound, Ont., came up with his second shutout of the young National Hockey League season on Saturday, October 29 to cap a week in which the somewhat disappointing Toronto Maple Leafs regained some vestige of prestige by going undefeated in two games during the week to move up a notch in the standings. Lumley was faced with two pretty tough chores. He as called upon to cool out the red-hot Canadiens on Wednesday night and he responded by kicking out 24 shots as his mates came up with a pair of goals to defeat the Habs, 2-1. Both goals, incidentally, came off the stick of young Dick Duff. Those were two precious points to the dwindling Leafs and they stayed in the early running as…

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Fisher Has Quite a Line, Hooks in Goals For Hershey

Hershey, Pa.— Dune Fisher has served notice on American Hockey League goaltenders that he is to be a rough customer to deal with when he comes within firing range of their cages this season. The stocky little right winger, who dropped off to 28 goals last year after lighting the red lamp on 41 occasions in 1953-54, hammered out a quartet of goals in Hershey’s first four games of the current campaign. And, helping with Dune’s comeback, Gordie Wilson seems to have caught the knack of Red Sullivan’s old trick of catching Fisher at just the right moment when he roars across the opposition blue line. Last year, Wilson had trouble getting his passes off to Fisher at the split second Dune crossed the blue line, with the result the flashy winger was…

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

Rookie Tested Toe Blake, Coach of the Montreal Canadiens, a little shaken when is club took a 4-1 licking from the Black Hawks in Montreal, called up Claude Provost from the Shawinigan Cataracts of the Quebec Hockey League. Look Who’s Leading When you think in terms of the Vezina Trophy you automatically think of Harry Lumley or Terry Sawchuk but the famed mug may have another name inscribed of it this year. At this early point in the race, Canadiens’ Jacques Plante is a strong contender. HOW THE RACE GOES STANDING ON WED. A.M., NOV. 2 RESULTS OF GAMES PLAYED WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 30th. 1955 Tues. Oct. 25th—Boston 0 at Chicago 2 Wed. Oct. 26th—Canadiens 1 at Tor. 2 Wed. Oct. 26th—Detroit 2 at Rangers 6 Thurs. Oct. 27th—Chicago 4 at Cdns 1 Sat. Oct. 29th—Detroit 1 at Cdns 2 Sat. Oct.…

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WESTERN LEAGUE

Earning Their Pay Ray Kinasewich of Edmonton and Doug. Macauley of Victoria scored the three goal ‘hat trick’ the past week. Kinasewich against New Westminster in that city. October 26, and Macauley also against New Westminster in Victoria, October 29. Not Homers Of the 31 games played to date the visiting club have broken even which is unusual. Visiting clubs have won 15, lost 15 and one game has been tied. The winning club has scored first in 20 games. HOW THE RAGE GOES STANDING ON MON. A.M. OCT. 24 PRAIRIE DIVISION COAST DIVISION RESULTS Monday October 17 Calgary 3 at Saskatoon 4 Tuesday October 18 Edmonton 5 at Victoria 4 Calgary 5 at Winnipeg 2 Wednesday October 19 Edmonton 6 at New West. 3 Calgary 5 at Regina 3 Friday October 21 New West. 4 at Victoria 6 Seattle 2 at Vancouver 3 Winnipeg 4 at Edmonton 2 Saturday…