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April 22, 1961

April 22, 1961

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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Western Hockey League Final Statistics 1960-61 Season

CALGARY VANCOUVER EDMONTON WINNIPEG SEATTLE PORTLAND SPOKANE VICTORIA GOALKEEPER’S RECORD…

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Cinderella Nelson Club Halted By ‘Peg Maroons

KELOWNA, B.C.— Senior hockey in British Columbia is through for another season. The last hope of bringing further laurels to B-C. was all but snuffed out when the Nelson Maple Leafs, British Columbia champs, were eliminated by the Winnipeg Maroons in the Western Canada finals. The Maroons who have been knocking on the door for years took the series four games to two. The B.C. team fought an uphill battle most of the way, as injuries and sickness crept into the lineup. Playing coach Mickey Maglio, one of the top snipers in the series was stricken with the mumps and was forced to sit out one of the games. In the final game the Leafs were compelled to use trainer Bill Freno in the nets. Regular netminder Gerry Koehle, who played brilliantly in the…

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Braves Win 5-1 Take first Cup In 22 NHL Years

CHICAGO. III.— The Chicago Black Hawks outskated and outplayed the Detroit Red Wings in the sixth game of the Stanley Cup final series and won going away to the tune of 5-1. The win gave the Hawks their first Cup in 23 years, The last Chicago team to win the Stanley Cup was in 1937-38. The series was won by the Hawke four was the easiest win of the six games. The Braves spotted the Wings a goal in the first period but came on strong in the second after Reggie Fleming had tied the score while his own club was a man short. After that the Hawks took command and had little trouble adding to the score. Playing minus defenseman Dollard St. Laurent and right winger Murray Balfour the Hawks had little trouble with…

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MacGregor’s 1st Evens Series At Two Games tach

DETROIT, Mich.— Nine teenyear-old rookie Bruce Mac Gregor scored his first NHL goal and assisted on another as the Detroit Red Wings came from behind to get a 2-1 win over the Chicago of the Stanley Cup finals. The series is now all tied up at two games each. The fifth game will be played in Chicago on Friday, April 14. MacGregor, who decided against a college education to turn pro with the Wings, last season played junior with the Edmonton Oil Kings. He started the season with the Edmonton Flyers of the Western Hockey League and was elevated to the Detroit club on February 24. He failed to score until he flipped his backhander behind Chicago’s Glenn Hall at 13:10 of the third period. Said MacGregor in the Wings’ room: “I had…