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January 25, 1958

January 25, 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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THE INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY WEEKLY Founded October 1st 1947 Published Weekly, except monthly May through September by Ken-Will Publishing Co. Ltd. 1434 Ste. Catherine Street West, Montreal 25. Que. Yearly Subscription Rates: $3 00 in Canada and the British Empire: $4.00 in the U.S.A, and Foreign Countries. Entered as second-class matter, October 3, 1863, at the Poet Office at Rouse* Point, N.Y. under the Act of March 3rd, 1878 Authorized as second-class mail. Poet Office Department, Ottawa Printed in Canada. VOL. 11 MONTREAL, JANUARY 25, 1958 No. 17 THE GIST AND JEST OF IT (Montreal Star) If we are to accept at mathematical face value the findings of those who selected the all-star teams for the first half of the National Hockey League schedule, then there are only six players of real outstanding worth. From stardom, the descent on the…

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Rangers, With Gump Back Get 2nd Back On Three Big Wins

MONTREAL, Que.— New York Rangers won three games during the week and moved into second place in the National Hockey League standings. The Rangers went ahead of Detroit, last week’s second-place occupants. The Rangers have 46 points to Detroit’s 43. Montreal Canadiens have a stranglehold on first place with 63 points. Toronto and Boston are tied with 39 points each but the Leafs have scored more goals and therefore get the call, for the last remaining playoff position. Chicago Black Hawks are last with 36 points. Players from the Montreal. Canadiens hold down the top three places among the scoring leaders. Dickie Moore is in first place with 24 goals and 32 assists for 56 points; Henri Richard is second with 20 goals and 32 assists for 52 points; and Bernie Geoffrion…

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Royals Bid For Third Stalled By Sags; Aces Get Millar For Goal

MONTREAL, Que.— While the most spectacular scoring feat of the week was the big splurge by Quebec Aces’ Jacques Gagnon, Jean Paul Denis, veteran right winger of the Shawinigan Falls Cataracts still clung tenaciously to first place in the Quebec Hockey League points race. Gagnon performed a hat-trick and put a feather in it too. when he fired three goals and added an assist in a five goal splurge crammed into the last eleven minutes of the third period as Aces drove through for a 7-5 victory over Cataracts at the Falls last Sunday. This gave him a total 23 tallies and 22 helpings. Gagnon’s 45 points permitted him a secure hold on fifth place in the audit prepared by the Quebec League’s official scorer Doug Harney. Up at the top of the table…

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Watson Would Prefer Louie Than Bruins And Then Some

NEW YORK, N.Y.— Phil Watson must hold his defenseman Lou Fontinato in high esteem. A reporter asked Watson if he’d trade Fontinato for three Boston Bruins. To this Phil replied: “Lynn Patrick can offer me his whole club—including his wife—and he couldn’t get Fontinato!” Then added: “And Lynn has a pretty wife. I know her very well!”…