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October 13, 1956

October 13, 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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New Circuit May Replace Atlantic Loop

HALIFAX, N.S.— It looks as if the Atlantic Coast Senior Hockey League has run out of gas after two years in business, but a new league may be in the making. Entries in the ACSHL last year were Saint John, Moncton, Fredericton and Amherst Moncton and Fredericton are definitely out this year, Moncton may be an entry in a proposed new league and Amherst Ramblers are eager to play in any type of senior circuit. The proposed new circuit’ would include Amherst, Halifax, New Glasgow and one other club. If the league plans go through the “other” club would probably be Moncton, although Charlottetown is a possibility. The Coast League had tough sledding in its two full seasons and, it is said, departure of Halifax from the major hockey scena, had a lot…

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NHL Starting Times

BOSTON E.D.S.T. up to and including Saturday, October 27th. E.S.T. effective October 28th and thereafter. All night games - at 8.30 p.m, Saturday afternoons - at 2.00 p.m. CHICAGO C.D.S.T. up to and including Saturday, October. 27th. C.S.T, effective October 28th and thereafter. Sundays - at 7.30 p.m. Week Days - at 8.30 p.m. Saturday afternoons - at 1.00 p.m. DETROIT E.S.T. only NOT D.S.T. All night games - at 8.30 p.m. Saturday afternoons - at 2.00 p.m. MONTREAL E.S.T. only NOT D.S.T. Saturdays at 8.15 p.m. Thursday’s - at 8.30 p.m. NEW YORK E.D.S.T. up to and including Saturday, October 27th. E.S.T. effective October 28th and thereafter. Sundays at 7.00 p.m. Other night games - at 8.30 p.m. Saturday afternoons at 2,00 p.m. TORONTO E.S.T. only NOT D.S.T. All games at 8.00 p.m.…

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Three New Coaches To Debut In WHL This Season

SEATTLE, Wash.— The Western Hockey League will start its ninth season of professional hockey this fall. Of the eight clubs who comprise the League at this time five have won the President’s Cup, emblamatic of the Play-Off Champions. Only one, the Edmonton Flyers, have wen the coveted Trophy twice. No Coast Club has had its name engraved on the Cup since the Praire Teams joined the League in 1951-52. San Diego, in the new defunct Southern Division of the League, was the first team to win the Cup. The New Westminster Royals won in 1950, the-Victoria Cougars in 1951. The Saskatoon Quakers won everything their first year in the League, 195 2. Edmonton were the 195” Champs and the Calgary Stampeders in 1954, Edmonton again in 1955 and a new entry, the Winnipeg…

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Reds’ Jack Crawford Expects Tighter Race In AHL This Campaign

PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Easy-going Jack Crawford, coach of the R.l. Reds, is ready to defend the American Hockey League crown won in such spectacular fashion last season. But Jack is making no boastful predictions. “This is going to be a tough league”, Jack points out “We are the champions and everyone is going to be out to knock our blocks off. That’s the way it is in any sport.” However, Crawford is quick to admit that: “We are ready. The pennant waves in Providence and it will be up to the opposition to take it away.” Except, for the absence of Zellio Toppazzini, the Reds are together again to try to win another Hag. “Topper” was drafted by the Chicago Black Hawks. He won the scoring title last season in the AHL and will be sorely…