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March 20, 1965

March 20, 1965

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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Ken Hodge Only Player In OHA To Get Maximum All-Star Points

ST. CATHARINES, Ont.— St. Catharines Black Hawk right winger Ken Hodge was the only player to win the minimum 21 points in a vote of the eight Ontario Hockey Association junior A coaches for the 1964-65 all-star team. The first team was rounded out with two Toronto Marlboros, two Niagara Falls Flyers, one from Oshawa Generals and one from Peterborough Petes. Three paints were awarded for a first place vote, one point for second place. Coaches were not permitted to vote for players on their own team. The only hold-over from last year’s first team was the brilliant Oshawa defenceman, 17-year-old Bobby Orr. The unanimous choice in 1963-64, Orr was named to the first squad on six ballots and the second team on one ballot this season. Jim McKenny of the Marlboros and Gilles Marcotte of…

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HOCKEY PICTORIAL

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THE MAN

Claude Provost…Montreal Canadiens The NHL’s ‘top seven’ scorers are generally all well known for their offensive prowess. They dabble in defensive hockey, sort of speak but it isn’t one of their best attributes. Except for lantern-jawed Claude Provost of the Montreal Canadiens. who is rapidly becoming the surprise package of the 1964-65 NHL season. Provost, known primarily os a checker and defensive specialist, currently stands as the league’s fifth highest point man and its fourth leading goal scorer with 26. The Canadiens have been truly surprised and pleased by Provost’s play this season. His 61 points in 64 games hasn’t escaped the all-star selectors, either, who gave him the firt-half nod over the great Gordie Howe among others. Mark Ten is pleased to salute Claude Provost of the Montreal Canadiens as the player who…

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Keon Prolific Playoff Scorer

TORONTO, Ont. Dave Keon has his sights set on the forthcoming Stanley Cup playoffs and little wonder. It seems Davey is at his goal-scoring best in the money round. Keon has a record of 20 goals in 41 Stanley Cup playoff games for the Leafs, a somewhat impressive feat when you consider that Dave is usually well shadowed in the playoffs. Keon scored seven goals in each of the past two playoff years and five the previous one as Toronto swept to three cup victories. Any wonder little Dave Keon is itching for the playoffs.…