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November 19, 1955

November 19, 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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Eastern League Statistics

(STANDING ON SUNDAY A.M., NOV. 6) Results of Games Nov. 1 thru Nov. 6 November 1 Baltimore 7 at Philadelphia 10 November 2 Baltimore 6at Washington 8 Philadelphia 6 at New H. 8 Clin. 8 at Johns. 6 November 4 Johns. 4 at Baltimore 1 Clin. 2 at Philadelphia 5 November 5 Baltimore 4 at Johns. 2 Philadelphia 6 at Washington 4 New Haven 2 at Clin. 3 November 6 Philadelphia 1 at Baltimore 8 Washington 1 at New H. 3 INDIVIDUAL SCORING LEADERS (Including games of Saturday, Nov. 5) GOALKEEPERS AVERAGES PENALTY LEADERS BOLS ANSWER George Hainsworth of Canadiens allowed only 43 goals in 44 game schedule in 1928-29.…

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Hockey X-Word Puzzle

(Solution next week) ACROSS 1—Pictured Chicago player. 6—Initials of Johansen of Providence Reds. 8—Name given a Leaf defenseman. 10—Former Red Wing captain. 12—Played last season with Hershey Bears. 13—Position used in old time hockey. 14—Chicago’s sweathers have taken on a brighter—. 15—Back in 1948-49, this team was in the PCHL (abbr.). 17—Cnaeus (abbr.). 18—Hec Lalonde’s native province (abbr.). 20—Initials of Wally Hergesheimer’s brother. 21—New colour of Chicago’s sweaters. 22—Initials of Robertson who went to Habs from Rangers in 1947 O’Connor deal. 23—Otherwise. 24—Initials of last season’s AHL scoring champion. 25—Boston’s captian. 29—One of the Canadiens answers to this. 30—This team once had the “Boilermakers” line. 33—There’s one at every hockey game. 34—Tellurium (Sym). DOWN 1—Jack Crawford is one. 2—Number worn by Tod Sloan. 3—Clubs occasionaly hint that certain players are for—. 4—Initials of Reise, former defense star. 5—Kame given a WHL coach. 7—Billy Harris was born in this month. 9—One of the colours in the Bruins’ uniform. 11—Former Boston coach. 16—Initials…

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Max Is More Than Just A Player

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C.— Max McNab is in the curious position of having as much said and written about his personality as his hockey ability. Chroniclers of McNab’s exploits seem compelled to mention, along with his playing virtues, his honesty, his sincerity, his basic decency and the way he likes people. Hockey players are people. McNab is a hockey player. At the risk of sounding trite, McNab is a hockey player’s hockey player. When things are going badly for the New Westminster Royals, as they are now, people say: “Poor Max McNab,’’ and mean it. Occasionally somebody says: “Poor Kenny MacKenzie,” but it’s liable to turn out to be Kenny MacKenzie. MacKenzie owns the Royals. McNab coaches them. The Western Hockey League is a tough one in which to be playing coach. A few people do…

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Patrick One of Beliveau’s Best Boosters

MONTREAL, P.Q.— Lynn Patrick, general manager of the Boston Bruins, always has had a healthy respect for Jean Beliveau, whose timely sniping and polished playmaking has helped the Montreal Canadiens immeasurably in their impressive early season showing. “I first saw Beliveau in a lend-lease game,” he recalled. “I was coaching the Bruins then and Milt Schmidt was playing. Anyway, Milt picked up a loose puck behind his own net and headed for the opposite end. Beliveau comes around the net about ten yards behind Milt. It looks like strictly no contest because Schmidt was one of the fastest men in the league, especially when tailed on a breakaway. “But Beliveau catches him before he hits the Canadiens’ blueline, reaches out and whips the puck off his stick. Miltie was the most astonished guy…