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July 1, 1965

July 1, 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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The Hockey News THE INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY WEEKLY Founded October 1st, 1947

Published weekly except monthly May through September by Ken-Will Publishing Co. Ltd. 1434 St. Catherine Street West, Montreal 25, Que. Kenneth William McKenzie, Will V. Cote, President and Publisher Vice-Pres. and Gen Mgr. Yearly Subscription Rates: $4.00 in Canada and the British Commonwealth $5.00 in the U.S.A. and Foreign Countries. Postage paid at Rouses Point, N.Y. Authorized as second class mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa, and for payment of postage in cash Printed in Canada. Vol. 18 MONTREAL, JULY, 1965 No. 33…

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NHL Sets New All-Star Date

MONTREAL, Que. The National Hockey League has set down a new opening date for its 1965-66 schedule and revised its All-Star game date as well. NHL President Clarence Campbell disclosed during the summer hockey meetings that the All-Star game will be held Wednesday, Oct. 20 in Montreal between the NHL selects and the Stanley Cup winning Canadiens. Original date was Saturday, Oct. 23. The NHL schedule will commence Saturday, Oct. 23 instead of Wednesday, Oct. 27 and will close Sunday, April 3, rather than Sunday, April 10.…

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New Group Pumps Life Into Toledo

TOLEDO, O.— To1edo’s Blades, who skated through the past International Hockey League season on thin ice, financially speaking, appear to be on a sound basis for the upcoming season, following the announcement that two young businessmen will reorganize the club and operate it as a locally owned entry in the IHL. The men behind the reorganization are Steve Stranahan, 31, president of National Flight Services, Inc and John F. Savage, 35, general agent in this area for the Columbus Mutual Life Insurance Co. They said a new corporation, Toledo Enterprises, Inc. has been formed to operate the hockey team and has been authorized to issue 3,000 shares of common stock and 4,497 shares of non-voting preferred stock, which can be converted into common stock at a later date. The preferred stock, designed to pay…

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Lacroix Named OHA Loop MVP

PETERBOROUGH, Ont.— Andre Lacroix, 19-year-old center of Peterborough Petes, has been named the 21st winner of the Albert (Red) Tilson Memorial Trophy. The trophy, presented annually by The Globe and Mail, is given to the player regarded as most valuable and gentlemanly in the Ontario Hockey Association’s junior A league. Lacroix, who weighs 167 pounds and stands five feet eight inches, joins an impressive list of former winners. Among previous holders are George Armstrong, captain of Toronto Maple Leafs, who won in 1948 with Stratford and in 1950 with Marlboros; Frank Mahovlich who took the honor in 1957 with St. Michael’s; Stan Mikita, of Chicago, who was winner in 1959 with St. Catharines and Glenn Hall, also of Chicago, who won in 1951 with Windsor.…