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December 20, 1958

December 20, 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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AMERICAN LEAGUE

Contact Lenses Art Stratton of Cleveland, one of the American Hockey League’s leading candidates for rookie hon. ors this season, wears contact lenses while playing. Football To Hockey Frank Mathers, ploying coach of the Hershey Bears of the Americon Hockey League, formerly starred as a professional football player in Canada while playing for Winnipeg. The Point Parade WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 Providence 0 at Buffalo 3 First Period 1—Buffalo: Kaohur (Gamble, Wilson)…… 11:03 2—Buffalo: Kachur (Wilson, Gamble)…… 17:55 Penalties: Elik, Kaehur. Second Period 3—Buffalo: Barkley (Sweeney, Dea)…… 2:34 , Penalties: Leach, lrwih. Third Period Scoting: None. Penalties: McQueen, Kachur. Springfield 4 at Hershey 3 First Period 1—Springfield: Olson (Kilburn, Smith)…… 1.52 2—Hershey: Kullman (Fisher, Ehman) 3—Hershey: Duff (Nykoluk).. 13:16 4—Springfield: Schinkel (Pidhirny)…… 14.59 Penalties: Lalande. Edmundson, Cherry, Yanosik (2). Second Period 5—Springfield: Kilburn (Edmundson, Schneider)… 9:45 Penalties: Guidolin, Zeidel, Ed mundson. Kilburn. Perreault, Zei-del. Cahan. Third Period 6—Hershey: Ha lev (Zeidel. Lalande)…… 4:31 7—Springfield: Cherry (Schinkel, Pirhirny)…… 6:04 Penalty: Schneider. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 Providence 3 at Cleveland 5 First Period 1—Cleveland:…

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Nickname He Used Now Used By H’s Teammates For Leo

BOSTON, Mass.—The nickname which Lett Boivin once used for others has become his own here. When Boivin was playing with the Toronto Maple Leafs he had trouble remembering names, He solved the problem by calling all of whose identities he was uncertain by the same name—Billy. Here Boivin is called Billy himself. So what does he call those whose names he can’t remember? “Nothing special,” grinned the stocky defenseman. “I just remember as best I can.”…

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

Henry Likes Habs Most New York Rangers Camille Henry won the Lady Byng Trophy for the most sportsmanlike player in the league. He also scored 32 goals for the Rangers and led his club in that department. Oddly enough 10 of those we against Habs. Moore Hurt Wings, Leafs Dickie Moore, who led the NHL in points last season, racked up 34 goals and 48 assist for 84 points. The Canadiens star won the Art Ross Trophy and All-Star left wing berth. He scored 14 of his goals against Detroit 10 against Leafs. The Point Parade How The Race Goes WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 Toronto 2 at Chicago 2 CHICAGO 111.—The Chicago Black Hauks scored two goals while the Toronto Maple Leafs were a man short to gain a 2-2 tie with the cellar dwellers. Eddie Litzenberger opened rhe scoring…

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Player-of-the-Week

CLEVELAND, O.—One might call rookie Art Stratton of the Cleveland Barons the one that got away. For Stratton, who played with the Winnipeg Warriors of the Western Hockey League last season was completely overlooked when the NHL ripped Jim Hendy ’s Barons apart at draft time last seoson. Jim is now busy trying to devise a way whereby he won’t lose the 24 year old forward next season. Stratton, who wears contact lenses when he plays is Cleveland’s leading candidate for the top rookie honors in the AHL. If he continues his present scoring pace he’ll be hard to sidetrack. Last week in three games he scored four goals and added three assists. He jumped into a tie for second place in the AHL points race with Bill Sweeney of Buffalo and…