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November 8, 1958

November 8, 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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QUEBEC LEAGUE

Move Pays Off When Chicoutimi Sagueneens moved their First home game “on the road” to Dolbeau, with Three Rivers Lions furnishing the opposition, 1,800 fans witnessed the contest. Since they paid only $200 rink rent it paid off. Royals Gates Get Bigger Attendance at the Forum on Sundays for Royals QHL fixtures is steadily climbing. The overall gate for the Royals vs. Quebec Aces tussle, Nov, 2, was 4,799, compared to 3,774 on Oct. 25, and 3,665, Oct, 11. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28th Three Rivers 3 nt Montreal 4 First Period 1—Three Rivers: Hoekstra (McCord)…… 2:05 Penalties: Ravlich 11:38, Duncan 17:46, Wilson 19:54. Second Period 2—Three Rivers: Sabourin (Hodgson)…… 2:45 3 Montreal: Clune (Roche).. 8:24 4—Montreal: Gray (Kowalchuk 19:46 Penalties: McCord 3:36, Clune 5:15, Gray 8:46. Third Period 5—Montreal: Mosdell (Mantha, Denis).. 6:06 6—Montreal: Gray (Burnett).. 7:44 7—Three Rivers: Courcy (Hoekstra)…… 12:27 Penalty: Wilson 4:43. WENESDAY, OCTOBER 29th Chicoutimi 4 at Quebec 7 First Period 1—Quebec:…

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SchmiddyHappy OverMorrison’s Speed And Fire

BOSTON. Mass.— When the Boston Bruins lost Doug Mohns with an injury last month for a tentative period of five weeks they were stripped of a triple-threat defenseman. 1—Mohns took a regular turn with Capt. Ferny Flaman as his partner. 2—He played the left point on Bruins’ power plays, his blinding shot and rushing ability making him a strong threat ou offense. 3—He was a heavy duty defenseman when the Bruins were short-handed and particularly adept at skating the puck out of his own zone. Mohns is probably the fastest skating defenseman in hockey. His speed is his greatest asset. Thus the Bruins have been counting themselves fortunate that they have been able to substitute adequately for their 24-year old star. The substitute: Jim Morrison. In late September Morrison was with the Rochester Americans, a farm team of…

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Baldy Nominates Topper As Model To Backward Kids

BOSTON. Mass.— Harold Cotton of the Boston Bruins has nominated one of his discoveries as a model for the thousands of young’ hockey players of limited natural ability in the United States and Canada today. Cotton’s nominee as the object lesson for youngsters is the National League’s goal-scoring leader, Jerry Toppazzini. No other major league hockey player, maintains the Bruins’ famed chief scout, has come farther with less natural ability than has Toppazzini. “Any boy of limited ability who wants to be a big leaguer can look at him and hope,” declared Cotton, “because there aren’t many boys with less natural talent than he had. “When I first knew Toppazzini he was an ugly duckling if there ever was one. He couldn’t stickhandle or make a rush without tripping over the blueline. He couldn’t stickhandle…

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Disturbance Charges Dropped By Crown Against Eddie Shock

NIAGARA FALLS. Ont.— Rookie Eddie Shack was cleared of all charges of causing a disturbance’ here during an exhibition game against the Hershey Bears ou October 2nd; Shack, free on $100 bail, was charged after be and Bears’ defenceman Larry Zeidel staged a brawl in the stands after both had been ejected from the game. The crown withdrew the charges in Stanaford township magistrate court last week. The New York Rangers’ rookie did not appear in court.…