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February 5, 1966

February 5, 1966

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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Coach Fred Glover’s Return Ignites Spark In Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio. — Is it just a coincidence that the Cleveland Barons got off an almost exclusive diet of Quebec and Rochester, Coach Fred Glover returned to action, the Barons fielded a full squad for the first time in two years — and the team started to win hockey games once again? Is it just a coincidence that in Fred’s first game back, Howie Glover scored his first goal of the season, with an assist to his older brother? Is it just a coincidence that as soon as the club could put its three forward units back together again, as Glover intended them to be, the Barons deluged opposing goalies under an avalanche of shots? Some time ago, we wrote that the Barons needed Glover’s inspired leadership on the ice. We wrote that there…

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Barkley Deserved First All Star Team – Abel

DETROIT, Mich. — Sid Abel looked at the All-Star team and pretty well agreed with all the selections … except his own Doug Barkley’s spot on the second team. “I’m disappointed,” the Red Wings chief said. “I thought Doug would be on the first team. He deserves to be there.” Abel contends that some players are given consideration because of their name and not their performance. Since Barkley never made the team before Abel felt his key play, bulwark of the shaky Detroit defense in the first half, was overlooked. The Wings did get two places on both the first and second units, Norm Ullman and Gordie Howe on the first and Roger Crozier and Barkley on the second. If the voting had been held at the end of 40 games instead of the halfway…

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Goalkeepers’ Records

A—When two goaltenders of one team play in same game, each is given half a credit for the final result.…

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Bobby Chose Hockey Career Over Golf

MONTREAL, Que. When Bobby Rousseau was a youngster he had two loves. Hockey and golf. Oddly, he was proficient at both in his early days and it was a hard decision to decide on what career he wanted. As it turned out Bobby chose professional hockey where today he stands as one of the National Hockey League’s top stars with a blazing shot that has spelled doom for many opposing NHL netminders. Bobby’s great bullet drive is the result of summers spent swinging a golf club. He is also an outstanding player on the links and serves as a club professional in Joliette, outside Montreal. Rousseau has played in and won many golf championships and has even performed in the Canadian Open, Canada’s profesional tournament. But Bobby’s heart belongs in hockey and he has proved…