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January 18, 1958

January 18, 1958

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 Bill Would See Game ‘Sport’ Not A Business

THE INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY WEEKLY VOL 11 No. 16 Entered as Second Class Matter post Office. Rouaea Point, N.Y. MONTREAL, JANUARY 18, 1958 PRICE : FIFTEEN CENTS BOWER SAYS NO TO ANOTHER NHL BID WASHINGTON. D.C.— Representatives Emanuel Celler, Democrat of New York and Patrick J. Hillings, Republican of California, who have been working to bring baseball under the anti-trust laws say they now favor legislation that would exempt all except the purely business aspects of all professional team sports from anti-trust regulations. Up Until now baseball alone had been exempt from the laws, since the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its decision calling baseball a sport and not a business back in 1922. Will Rescue Hockey Celler told reporters that a compromise bill favoring legislation to the effect that baseball, football, hockey and I…

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Sid As Wings’ GM? Jack Admits “He’s My Type”

DETROIT, Mich. — The moment that Sid Abel was selected as the new fled Wing coach, he also began his preparation for the No. 1 job in the the organization. Never has there been a man in sight who looked more like the heir apparent to Jack Adams as general manager. This is not intended as a prediction that Adams is about to depart. “I don’t plan on quitting for a long time,” Adams grows’ when the topic is mentioned. He means it, too, and there is no legitimate reason to dispute him. Adams is in his 31st season as general manager hers, so the job looks like something more than temporary. He is “Mr. Hockey” in Detroit and there is no one—Bruce Norris foremost among them—who wants that to change. Adams Now 62 years-old But Jack…

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Reay Calls Leafs In, Rangers, Hawks Out, Detroit Big Worry

TORONTO, Ont.— Second place or last? Toronto Maple Leafs are only one of five National Hockey League clubs whose executives are convinced that the difference between finishing the current campaign as runnerup to Montreal Canadiens and ending it dead will be smaller than the “or”’ that separates the positions in a sentence. But coach Billy Reay is bolder than most of his colleagues. He ventures along a twig to flatly forecast that his Leafs, despite their present slump, will be among the four clubs contesting the Stanley Cup at the conclusion of the regular schedule. “Chicago and New York are the teams that won’t make it,” says Billy without a trace of hesitation. With this statement, however, the little coacher’s temerity ends. Billy refuses to predict any particular finish for his Leafs and instead joins…

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Hockey X-Word Puzzle

Across 1—Buffalo Bisons’ goalie. 7—An NHL coach. 8—Nickname of Harris of the Maple Leafs. 11—Number of goals Red Kelly scored in 1958-57 play-offs. 12—Nickname of O’Brien of Hershey Bears. 13—Short tor given name of Lunde Of Edmonton Flyers. 16—Dick Duff’s brother. 18—Anger. 19—Lithium (Sym.) 20—Member of the 19 9-50 Cup winning Red Wings. 21—Denotes number worn by Jean Beliveau. 22—Native province of pictured star (abbr.) 24—First name of Cressman who played four games with the Habs last season. 26—Upon. 27—Initials of Hergesheimer. former m.e of the Rangers. 29—Northern Ireland (abbr.) 30—Johnny Bucyk’s nickname. 33—Mrs. Tod Sloan. 34—Bob Baun’s native province (abbr.) DOWN 1—Rookie Maple Leaf star. 2—Number worn by George Hayes. 3—Month in which Bob Bailey celebrates his birthday. 4—Nickname of DeMarco, ex NHL star. 5—This member of the Black Hawks hails from Kitchener, Ont. 6—Boston’s goalie answers to this. 9—Not out. 10—Mrs. Dollard St. Laurent. 14—Comparative ending. 15—Played for the Leafs in December. 17—Number of games the Rangers won on…