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April 7, 1956

April 7, 1956

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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Amateur Puck Parade… …At A Glance

INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Series A Cincinnati vs. Ft. Wayne 1 March 20 Cincinnati 5 Ft. Wayne 1 (Cincinnati leads, 2-1, in best-of-five semi-final series.) March 21 Cincinnati 1 Ft. Wayne 2 (Cincinnati wins best-of-five semifinal series, three games to one.) Series B Troy vs. Toledo-Marion March 20 Toledo-Marion 3 Troy 2 (Best-of-five semi-final series, tied 2-2) March 22 Toledo-Marion3 Troy 2 (tripleovertime) (Toledo-Marian wins best-of-five semi-final series, three games to two.) Series C Cincinnati vs. Toleda-Marion March 24 Cincinnati 3 Toledo-Marion 0 (Cincinnati leads, 1-0, in best-ofseven final series.) March 25 Cincinnati 5 Tolado-Marloni (double overtime.) (Cincinnati leads, 2-0, in best-of-seven final series. EASTERN LEAGUE FINAL PLAYOFFS March 20th Clinton3 at New Haven 9 March 25th New Haven 0 at Clinton 1 March 26th Clinton 1 at New Haven 4 March 29th New Haven at Clinton March 31st Clinton at New Haven April 1st New Haven at Cliton (if necessary) April 2nd Clinton at New Haven (if necessary)…

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NOHA Puck Parade

A GREAT STRUGGLE…at this writing an exciting battle is well underway between Sudbury Wolves, Northern; Ontario Senior “A” champs, and Chatham Maroons, Southern Ontario kings, for the All-Ontario crown and the right to advance against St. John’s Beavers for the Eastern Canadian title…just a few minutes before this paragraph, was written, Sudbury made a vital comeback to beat Chatham, 4-1, in the third game of their best-of-seveu provincial finals…Chatham won the opener and tied the second game in Sudbury, before the next three games were played in Chatham…one of the features of the series, so far, has been the stellar netminding of Marvin Edwards of Chatham and Johnny Albani of Sudbury…fans all over the province are raving about the work of these two brilliant goalies…Coach Murph Chamberlain, who could run…

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Bounce Back In Opener For Big Win

MONTREAL, Que.— Montreal has the power. With that concise summation, oddsmakers established Montreal Canadiens 2½-1 favorites over Detroit Red Wings before the 1956 Stanley Cup finals got underway. Only a few hours later the preseries evaluation stood up as full wisdom. Canadiens stunned Detroit by blasting four straight goals in the last period to overcome a 4-2 disadvantage and grab a 6-4 Victory in the opener of the best-of-seven series at the Montreal Forum. It was Hall power—blasting, sniping and jabbing—that proved too much for Wings with their blessing of hot goaltending. Within 12 hours that same power called for another adjustment in the odds. Montreal became a 6-l favorite to go on to the Stanley Cup. In a way the Motor City crew was a rarity in the role of underdog. Detroit was the champion;…

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Hockey X-Word Puzzle

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