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January 17, 1959

January 17, 1959

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

Four Wings Top Rooks Four players, including two goalers in Detroit Red Wings’ history have been selected as the National Hockey League’s top rookie of the year. Carl Voss won it in 1922-33. Jim McFadeen in 1947-49, Terry Sawchuk in 1950-51 and Glenn Hall in 1955-56. Six Harts For Wings On six occasions in the history of the Detroit Red Wings the Dr. David A Hart Trophy has been awarded to a Wings’ payer. On four of those occasions it went to Gordie Howe. In 1939-40 it went to Egbie Goodfellow, in 1948-49 it went to Sid Abel and in 1951-52, 52-53, 56-57 and 57-58 Howe has won it. The Hart Trophy is for the Most Valuable Player to his club. The Point Parade (Including Games of Sun Jan. 11) RECORD OF GOALKEEPERS FOR SEASON 1958-59 PENALTIES…

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Player-of-the-Week

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Paul Larivee, one of the very few Montreal born and bred players performing outside the Montreal Canadiens’ organization looked like his old self in four Providence games last week. In four games he scored two goals and added five assists for seven points. On January 7th he picked up an assist, a goal and an assist on January 9th, he duplicated the feat on the 10th and added two assists on the 11th. Playing on a line with Zellio Toppazzini, Paul is being counted on during the last half of the season to bring the Reds up from the cellar of the league. Paul, who will be 30 years of age next September 7th, plays centre, shoots left and has never scored less than 22 goals in a season while with the…

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Barons’ Come-From-Behind Ability Kindles New Hope For Cleveland Resurgence

CLEVELAND, O.— It’s getting to be pretty hard to determine, if you are a Cleveland hockey fan, just which team to pull for in the American Hockey League any more. So many of the favorite citizens of this town have gone out and taken jobs as coaches of the opposition that one finds himself on the verge of screaming hurrah when the other guys get the goal. At the last count three of the six clubs were being coached by former stars of the Cleveland Barons, each of them an ultra-ultra popular person during their tours of duty on the shores of Lake Erie. At Springfield, Mass. it is Glen Sonmor, of the Barons and the New York Rangers, who counts as many friends in Cleveland as any hockey player who ever got two…