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November 2, 1957

November 2, 1957

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Ivan The Diplomat?

CHICAGO, Ill.—The Black Hawks have four assistant captains as compared to three for the other National League clubs this year. The Chicago squad may deserve some sort of extra advantage in view of past had luck, but don’t worry, they really aren’t getting away with anything. For the first time in what may be the history of the captain-naming practice in the big league, Chicago has no player skating with that rank this season. The four assistants chosen by General Manager-Coach Tommy Ivan are Ted Lindsay, Jim Thomson, Glen Skov and Gus Mort son. “It’s going to be this way for at least the present lime,” says the Chicago ice general who declines to explain the reason for the move. It would appear, however, that he is merely endeavoring to perform the…

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Hockey History In Louisville Not Consistent; Game Returns

LOUISVILLE, Ky.— For the third time in nearly a decade, hoc-key makes its appearance on the Louisville scene. The Louisville Rebels are the newest addition to the International League and return the sport to the city after an absence of four years. The history of hockey in Louisville has run all the way from a howling success to a dismal failure. 1948 In 1948, the Blades first introduced the sport to Louisville as a member of the International League. The reception was tremendous, with 175.000, an average of 5.000 for each game, turned out for the 1 948-49 season. The Blades responded to this support, finishing second in the loop and making the playoffs. Mistake The next year, the management decided to take what they thought was a forward step, moving up to the United States League. This…

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All Six Teams Play In IHL Opening Night

DEARBORN, Mich.—On Saturday October 26, 1957 the International Hockey League will open its thirteenth consecutive year of operation with all six teams in action. The schedule calls for each team to play sixty-four games, thirty-two at home and thirty-two on the road. The season will run approximately 20 weeks ending up on Thursday March 13, 1958. Five of the six teams. Troy, Toledo. Cincinnati, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis are “old hands” in the League, while the sixth team, the Louisville “Rebels”, is the only new club. Openers The opening night’s action will see Cincinnati at Fort Wayne. Toledo at Troy and Indianapolis at Louisville. On Sunday October 27th. Fort Wayne will be in Troy while Louisville plays in Indianapolis. Fort Wayne will play host to Troy on Tuesday, October 29th. Toledo opens its…