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June 1, 1960

June 1, 1960

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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Rangers’ ‘Front Office’ Shuffled

The death of General John Reed Kilpatrick president of the New York Rangers has produced the expected significant shifts in the team’s hierarchy. These include: 1. Admiral John Bergen, chairman of the Board of Madison Square Garden, will represent the Rangers on the NHL Board of Governors as president. 2. Ned Irish, president of Madison Square Garden, will take an increased interest in hockey as a director. 3. Muzz Patrick, general manager of the Rangers, will be given more responsibility in handling the club’s affairs as vice-president. “The Rangers will be directed much the same way they were in the last two months of the season”, Patrick told the HOCKEY NEWS. In those months, while General Kilpatrick was ailing, Patrick took command. He represented the Rangers at NHL meetings, was the top club spokesman to…

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Eastern Professional Loop Final Regular Season Playoff Statistics (1959-60)

SERIES “A” SERIES “B” SERIES “C” INDIVIDUAL PLAYOFF SCORING RECORD GOALKEEPERS RECORDS FINAL LEAGUE STANDINGS INDIVIDUAL SCORING AND PENALTY RECORDS GOALKEEPERS RECORDS…

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MOSDELL ENDS LONG PUCK CAREER

MONTREAL, Que.— The last of the old time ‘Americans to remain active in hockey, Ken Mosdell, has finally decided it is time to call it quits. The energetic 38-year-old centre took the advise of his No. 1 fan, his wife, and the fact injuries were becoming more plentiful, to hang up his skates. In all, including war service, his professional hockey career spanned 19 years, the most of any player in the game today. Mosdell played 14 seasons in the NHL with Canadiens after starting out with the Americans. He has spent the last three years with Montreal Royals helping them to the championship this season and last. Three times he was a member of a Stanley Cup winner and was named to the NHL first all-star team once. Mosdell began his pro career with…

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SULLIVAN PREDICTS RANGERS TO SHOW NEW LIFE IN 60-61

•NEW YORK, N.Y.— In this turbulent election year, Red Sullivan is putting his vote behind a two-time loser, the New York Rangers. “There’s hope,” says Red, alluding to the Blueshirts’ bid to get back into playoff contention, “a couple of deals, a couple of guys and we’ll be right back in the fight.” The Ranger captain, in town for a couple of days, paused to tell the HOCPEY NEWS what was wrong with the New York club last year and what will be right in the future. “We need a center, a left wing and a defenseman,” he said. “One good defenseman really could help our club.” Someone suggested to Sully that Bob Turner of Montreal might’ be left unprotected in the draft. With first choice the Rangers might grab him. “I can’t see the Canadiens…