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December 3, 1955

December 3, 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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NORTHLAND

George Gravel has been nicked twice by flying pucks for stiches in this season’s QHL games, but stiches aside, George still delights many an unbiased observer with his smooth and speed skating. There are few officials in the game who are his equal in navigating on the tubed runners.…

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know the score on sport!

IN HOCKEY, the top players travel about 3 miles per game at an average speed of approximately 9 m.p.h. In bursts they reach speeds of 26 to 27 m.p.h. Goalkeepers need top reflexes since hard shooters propel the puck at between 110 and 120 m.p.h. Most goals are scored on low shots propelled at about 15 to 20 feet from the goal. Here’s a Sports College tip for athletes that applies to everyone. Not long ago we ran a series of tests and found that rotary action Philishave gives smooth, clean skin line shaves. Even skin made tender by perspiration is not irritated by the rotary action. We’ve tested and we recommend Philishave, the unique rotary action electric shaver, for close, comportable shaves. Sincerely,…

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Shots Scarce But Goals Plentiful

NEW YORK, N.Y.— For those doleful Ranger rooters who are moaning over the fact that the Blues invariably take fewer shots on goal than their opponents perhaps the following figures will alley their anxieties. Statistics taken on the first 15 games of the season reveal that it takes the New Yorkers fewer shots on goal to score than it does any other team. For instance, the Watson-men required only 9.4 for every goal they scored while the shot-happy Toronto Maple Leafs tallied only once in every 21 shots taken. It must be remembered that the figures are for “shots on goal” not the sallies that go sailing wide or over the nets. Perhaps this indicates that Rangers are “corner shooters” or shoot wide on scoring opportunities. GM Muzz Patrick doesn’t believe that the statistics are…

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QUEBEC LEAGUE

See-Saw Affair Montreal Royals and Chicoutimi Sagueneens are locked in desperate battles—the Royals to catch the Sags for the lead, the Sags to stay ahead. It’s Still Corriveau Andre Corriveau of Montreal has a four point lead on his nearest rival, Jim Moore of Chicoutimi, for the scoring lead. HOW THE RACE GOES STANDING ON MONDAY A.M., NOV. 30 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1955 Shawinagan 0 at Royals 4 Shawinigan—Goal: B. Perreault; defense: Hodgson, Turner, Leger, G. Bouchard, Langlis; forwards: Dube, J.P. Denis, Grosse, Desaulniers, Wray, Broden, Kachur, Faulkner, Thomson. Royals—Goal: McNeil; defense, R. Rousseau, Clune, Ingram, Deslauriers, Amadio; forwards: Burnett, L. Denis, Corriveau, Thorndycraft, Hoekstra, Gravelie, Laplante, Marquis. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24 Trois-Rivieres 5 at Quebec 4 Trois-Rivieres—Goal: Payette; defense: Goyette, Morgan, Lamirande, MacNeil; forwards: Kwong, Joannette, Scherza, Kapusta, Stoddard, Leclerc, Gooden, Gagnon, Bisaillon, Gladu. Quebec—Goal: Evans; defense: Schneider, L. Thibault, Ernst,…