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August 1, 1962

August 1, 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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Hockey News Publisher Wins Press Golf Honors

MONTREAL, Que.— Ken McKenzie, publisher of HOCKEY NEWS and HOCKEY PICTORIAL, knows his way around a golf course. McKenzie showed his fellow press, radio and TV cohorts at the annual Montreal Sportsmen’s Golf tournament his form as he shot an 84 to win the trophy in his division. Bobby Rousseau of the Canadiens led the hockey contingent with a low gross 76. Ernie Russell, the famed old time hockey player with Montreal Wanderers, was the guest of honor at the Sportsmen’s Association day, held at the Lachute Golf Club.…

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Canadiens New Sponsors For Seattle Pro Squad

SEATTLE, Wash— The Seattle Totems are switching their big league hockey affiliation from the New York Rangers to the Montreal Canadiens next season. The Western League team will receive four players with pro experience and a rookie from the Canadiens in ex-change for one of the Totems’ junior amateur league sponsorships. Coach Keith Allen said he has not selected the players from the Montreal list.…

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Habs Change Camp Jolt To Writers

MONTREAL, Que.— Montreal hockey writers can’t help feel a little jilted with the Canadiens switching their training camp from the far West to the Verdun Auditorium located in the city’s suburbs. Last season it cost approximately $800 to send a scribe west to follow the National Hockey League team throughout their training sessions at Victoria, B.C. At the same time they were seeing the great Canadian West. This year the writers can do the same job for the ridiculous low price of two bus tickets—30 cents—per day. It seems a bus ride from downtown Montreal to the suburban rink is all that’s required to get the scribes out to the drills. Last year they airlifted to the West, some 3,000 miles. September 16 is the camp opening date at Verdun.…

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N.H.L Statistics Available For Fans

National Hockey League fans may obtain copies of the 1961-62 season N.H.L. Final Statistics free of charge. These handy-sized record cards, contain the final standing of the Clubs, the individual Scoring Records for every player during the regular schedule and the Stanley Cup Play-offs, as well as the Goalkeepers Averages and the Penalty Records of each club. Requests should be mailed to:— N.H.L. Information Bureau 601 Sun Life Bldg. Montreal, Que.…