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January 27, 1962

January 27, 1962

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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Part-Time Pros Keeping Amerks On Top of Heap

ROCHESTER. N.Y— For a club which has made only one personnel change all season, the Rochester Americans certainly have used a lot of different hockey players. Confusing? The explanation is simple. Coach Johnny Crawford still has the same 16 players with which he started the season—itself unusual in the American Hockey League, but not since Oct. 26 has he been able to put his entire squad on the ice together. Assorted reasons kept at least one Amerk out of the lineup for all seven of the team’s 41 games through Jan. 19. The total number of games missed by Amerk players was 71 at the time this was written. That meant Crawford was minus an average of 1¾ regulars per game for the entire schedule. Gary Jarrett Despite all of this, Rochester still was clinging to…

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BCAHA Squashes Okanagan Stars Allan Cup Plans

KELOWNA, B.C.— Any hopes of senior ‘A’ hockey returning to the Okanagan on an amalgamated setup, were all but snuffed out over the weekend—courtesy the British Columbia Amateur Hockey Association, who turned thumbs down on allowing an Okanagan all-star senior ‘A’ club to compete along the Allan Cup trail. The so called all-stars, comprised of personnel from Penticton, Kelowna, and Vernon have played for a number ot years in the now defunct Okanagan Senior Hockey League. After an illustrious career of some 12 seasons, the league, established as one of the best in Canada, collapsed last season under an avalanche of what was termed ‘a chain of circumstances’ involving lack of enthusiasm: poor attendance, and player shortages, just to name a few. The senior downfall saw the inception of a four team Okanagan junior…

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News From Around The Lakehead Area

FORT WILLIAM, Ont.— The senior winners of Thunder Bay have been given a break by the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association schedule makers, if they defeat Manitoba and Saskatchewan. If the Thunder Bay winner advances into the Western final against the British Columbia winner, they will play two games in British Columbia, if they split, a third will be played there, with the balance in Fort William. If the locals win out there the Allan Cup will be played in the Lakehead…Coach Lee Fogolin, is up in arms over an article in the Winnipeg Free press about his club on their overseas tour. He says if the Bearcats are fortunate enough to win the Thunder Bay title and advance against Manitoba, he’ll settle his differences there and then…Fort William’s Rodger Sawicki, who…