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November 14, 1959

November 14, 1959

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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Upcoming Road Jaunt To Tell If Wings That Good

DETROIT, Mich.— The Red Wings, with an encouraging nod from the past, had a wary eye on the future as they set out from home this week for their toughest stretch, of road games this season. Six out of seven starts were coming up on foreign ice, the type of assignment which never brings cheers and rarely brings success to hockey players. It loomed as the crucial point of the preChristmas portion of the schedule to the Detroiters, whose hot start had made them the early sensation of the National Hockey League. “Now we all will learn something about this team,” pointed out general manager Jack Adams. “I’ve always said that champions are made on the road. Our big teams always did well when traveling. Now we’ll get a chance to see this club in…

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Fired Up Sawchuk Sells Hub Tickets

BOSTON, Mass.— Terry Sawchuk may have lost his status as a hero with most of the hockey-following slan here, but not all of it. Sawchuk is still a hero to Lynn Patrick, Bruins’ manager. Patrick said so after the first appearance of the season here of the Detroit Red Wings and their talented goalkeeper. Sawchuk lost a sizzling goalkeeping duel with big Harry Lumley by a score of 2 to 1, tossing in these embellishments: A fuss with Vic Stasiuk, big Bruins’ right wing, which he climaxed by throwing a couple of left hooks at Stasiuk’s back when Vic became involved in a fight with Detroit’s Norm Ullman. A spat with a rinkside customer in which he supported reportedly pungent comments with a “come out here and say that!” wave and a pounding on the…

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Charlotte Rookie Sparkles In Four Game Winning Run

PHILADELPHIA, Pa— Let’s go around part of the circuit at the end of the third week of play in the Eastern Hockey League for a hockey pot pourri. CHARLOTTE: One of the surprise heros in the Clippers four-game victory streak after losing their first game was 20-year-old rookie winger Jis Sonoski…Fans in Charlotte are raving over their new defenseman, Florent Pilote, who keeps the boards rattling with his viscious body checks…Coach Pete Horeck, a former National League star, has donned skates and suited up. NEW HAVEN: The Blades got off to a very poor start under their new coach, Edgar “Chirp” Brenchley, but he is expected to make some changes and turn the Elm City club into a contender…The Blades were hampered at the start of the season by the absence of their…

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