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November 21, 1959

November 21, 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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Hab Kids Flash 1st Red Lamps At Blues’ Expense

MONTREAL, Que.— The Canadiens’ steaming dressing room scene was noticeably a little more vibrant than normal one night last week but no one seemed to mind the extra clattering, least of all the players. Apparently is isn’t every night the Stanley Cup champs can flex their muscles and puncture their opposition for eight goals. Nor is it every day that three of their compatriots break the ice and score their first goals. The onrushing Habitants pummeled the lowly New York Rangers 8-2 and by this particular drubbing they extended their undefeated streak to nine in a line to remain atop the NHL standings. But more significant was the fact it ignited the explosive Montreal offense that had been somewhat restrained and allowed Billy Hicke, Phil Goyette and Ralph Backstrom to get on the…

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Collegians Making Experts Look Good

ST. CATHARINES, Ont.— Toronto St. Michael’s Majors continue to make the “experts” look good as the Ontario Hockey Association heads into its third week. Picked by the majority of the sportswriters and sportscasters in the six OHA junior “A” cities to be “the team to beat” this season, the Majors held grimly to first place although there was a definite stirring of the opposition directly behind them. After three consecutive victories, St. Mike’s finally went down to their first defeat in St. Catharines. However last year’s pennant-winning Teepees couldn’t hold a 2-1 lead in the third period the following afternoon in Toronto and the Majors promptly got back on the win-track with a close 3-2 victory. One of the chief reasons for the Majors’ success so far this season has been the brilliant play of…

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WESTERN LEAGUE

Canucks Undefeated At Home Vancouver is the only team to have a perfect record at home. The Canucks have won all seven of their home games. Edmonton lost their first game at home the past week when Calgary beat them 3-2 Friday night Nov. 6. Victoria lost its opening game at home and have not tasted defeat on their own ice since winning seven and tieing one. Fielder Collects No. 700 Guyle Fielder, Seattle centerman, scored his 700th point in Western Hockey League regular games Sunday night, Nov. 8 in Seattle against Victoria. Fielder has played 481 games which gives him an average of 1.46 per game unequalled in professional hockey. He has scored 179 goals and assisted in another 521. How The Race Goes (Standings On Tues., A.Μ., Nov. 10) The Point Parade (Including Games Of…

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OHA JUNIOR ‘A’ STANDINGS

(Standings On Thurs., A.M., Nov. 10)…