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November 25, 1961

November 25, 1961

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THE INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY WEEKLY Founded October 1st, 1947 35 Published Weekly, except monthly May through September by Ken-Will Publishing Co. Ltd. 1434 Ste. Catherine Street West, Montreal 25, Que. Ken McKenzie, President and Publisher Will V. Cote. Vice-Pres. & Gen. Mgr. Len Bramson, Editor-in-Chief Yearly Subscription Rates: $3.00 in Canada and the British Commonwealth; $4.00 in the U.S.A, and Foreign Countries Postage paid at Rouses Point, N.Y. Authorized ns second-class mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa Printed in Canada VOL 15 NOVEMBER 25, 1961 No. 8…

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Ballard Tops Big Seven In Top Level Leaf Moves

TORONTO, Ont.— The top-level executive shuffle at Maple Leaf Gardens isn’t likely to alter the status of Punch Imlach, coach and general manager of the Maple Leaf hockey club. Stafford Smythe resigned as chairman of the Gardens hockey committee and indications were he soon would take over from his father, Conn Smythe, as Gardens president. Harold Ballard, a committee member, succeeded Smythe, Jr., as chairman. “Punch is number one man on the totem pole, as far as I’m concerned.” Ballard stated. “He continues to do an excellent job for us in a dual capacity.” Leafs, of course, never have missed the Stanley Cup playoffs since Imlach took over. The hockey committee, nicknamed the Silver Seven, was organized in 1957 to supervise operation of the hockey team. Members are all important Gardens shareholders: Smythe, Jr., Ballard,…

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SMYTHE JR. TO TAKE OVER FROM SENIOR

A Scene Of The Future…

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