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October 6, 1956

October 6, 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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Speed, Dash, Color Standard Habitant Hallmarks

MONTREAL, Que Ever since they were organized back deep in 1909 the coruscating Canadiens have dripped with color. They have been a teamapart, with a history dotted with great names, legendary deeds, exuding that intangible something called class. From the start when the glacial Vezina fronted the nets, in the days of seven-man hockey till now when pace is paramount under the modern style, they have stressed speed, dash, and scoring as the main assets in their climb to eminence. Over a forty-seven year span they have won nine world titles. The first came their way in 1916. the last in 1956. Even in years when they were low in the lists they imparted their own pecular flavor to puck pursuing. Some of their teams could not be termed great in the classical sense but…

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THE FAN FORUM

Marshall Fans Dear Sirs Our Don Marshall Fan Club is holding a membership drive. Anyone interested in joining may write: Helen McEwen, 43 85 King Edward Avenue, Montreal, Quebec. The annual membership fee is $1.00. I enjoy your paper very much and am a subscriber to it. (Miss) Helen McEwan, President. Montreal, Que. Leaf Fan Club Dear Sirs, If anfone is interested in joining an official Fan Club for the Toronto Maple Leafs, would they please write to me at 13 Armour Street, Port Hope, Ontario, Canada. The club will be holding its first meeting in Toronto in November and it is expected that there will be a number of Maple Leaf players on hand for the members to meet. If interested, get in touch with me right away for further information. Michael Spencer Port Hope, Ont. Northland Slicks Dear Sirs I am a constant reader of…

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Soph Norm Ullman Gets Coveted Spot Between Howe And Lindsay

DETROIT, Mich It was a common procedure in Detroit’s championship years to break up the Red Wings via trades during the summer and start out the new campaign with a fresh outfit. So this season will be different on two counts. The Wings are challengers instead of defenders for the first time in seven years. And the cast of players will be little changed from the flock which finished up last spring. There may be only one new player in the lineup for the opening game. Jack Adams insists that he will not announce his 18-man squad formally until Oct. 3, but he confirms that 14 regulars are set and it isn’t hard to guess at the other four. There will be changes, of course, but most of course are switches in lines. Only…

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They’ll Take On The All-Stars