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March 12, 1966

March 12, 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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HOCKEY … Quiz

(1) True or False? Vern Buffey is the smallest referee in the NHL? (2) Two players currently performing in the NHL are natives of British; Columbia. Who are, they? (3) Dean Prentice Orland. Kurtenbach and Andy’ Bathgate all have something in common. What is it? (4) Lynn Patrick, formerly an NHL manager and: coach, was a prominent left winger for the New York Rangers in his: playing days. He was once named to the NHL All-Star team, but did he ever win the scoring championship? (5) In 1953-54 two teams racked up 13 shutouts, a record which stands today. Terry Sawchuk and Dave Gatherum did the honours in goal for Dey. troit. The other net minder did it all by himself. Name him. (6) In 1956-57 the Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup for the…

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Will ‘Cat’ Come Back To Coach?

NEW YORK, N.Y. Will Emile Francis return to the Rangers as coach next season? It’s certain ‘The Cat’ will be back as manager but reports have been circulating that he will eschew the coaching position he assumed when Red Sullivan was dismissed last December. Francis refuses to commit himself on the subject at the moment, except that he hasn’t made any decision yet. “I wouldn’t want to say one way or another,” says Francis. “I would rather not open the matter up for conjecture at this moment.” But conjecture has been rife for several reasons. Namely, the Rangers were 5-10-5 with Sullivan and are 9-22-3 with Francis—no significant change. Also, the pressures of coaching have distracted Francis from the important work of general manager. He was hired as a manager and is known to prefer that…

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How They Stand

(Standings on Tues., Mar. 8) (NHL Affiliation: 1. Toronto; 5. New York; 6. Boston; x-independent). GAMES COMPLETED Tues.. Mar. 1 San Francisco 2 at Vancouver 8 Wed., Mar. 2 Rochester 3 at Portland 4 San Francisco 2 at Victoria 4 Thurs.. Mar. 3 Portland 2 at Los Angeles 0 Rochester 5 at Seattle 8 Fri., Mar. 4 Baltimore 2 at San Francisco 4 Victoria 1 at Vancouver 8 Sat., Mar. 5 Portland 4 at San Francisco 5 Seattle 2 at Victoria 6 Sun., Mar. 6 Baltimore 2 at Seattle 1 GAMES TO COME Tues., Mar. 8 Baltimore at Vancouver Wed., Mar. 9 Victoria at San Francisco Baltimore at Portland Thurs., Mar. 10 Victoria at Los Angeles Fri., Mar. 11 Vancouver at San Francisco Portland at Seattle Sat., Mar. 12 Vancouver at Los Angeles Seattle at Portland Victoria at Pittsburgh Sun., Mar. 13 San Francisco at Portland Vancouver at Seattle Victoria at Providence…

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Western Hockey League Summaries

Tues., Feb. 22 PORTLAND 0 at LOS ANGELES 10 Penalties: None. Saves: Kelly 30, Norris 28. Attendance: 4,394. Wed., Feb. 23 PORTLAND 6 at SAN FRANCISCO 4 Penalties: Gilbertson 2:35, Swarbrick (double minor) 13:03, Holmes (double minor) 13:03, Connelly 16:02. Leach 16:02. Saves: Kelly 27, Henderson 27. Attendance: 2,291. SEATTLE 3 at VICTORIA 0 Penalties: Erickson 13:49, F. Hucul 15:43. Lund 17:06. Hunt 17:33. Saves: McLeod 31, Holland 31. Attendance: 2,473. Fri., Feb. 25 SEATTLE 3 at VANCOUVER 2 Sat., Feb. 26 SEATTLE 5 at SAN FRANCISCO 4…