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December 31, 1966

December 31, 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.

IN THIS ISSUE

PASSING THE PUCK

● CARL BREWER played a whale of a game in his first start with Canada’s National Team. Several times during the game he acted as peacemaker. “I never was a dirty player, just terribly misunderstood,” he quipped … Rod Gilbert reports his back doesn’t bother him at all and he’s never felt better. The talented Gilbert is rated the top right wing in the National Hockey League today … Why do so many hockey broadcasters fail to give out the score often enough to keep fans who tune in late abreast of happenings? … Three ex-Rangers hold jobs with NHL expansion clubs. Lynn Patrick is general manager at St. Louis, Red Sullivan is coach at Pittsburgh and Bud Pcile is vice-president of Philadelphia … Bob Reid is doing a standout…

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How They Stand

EASTERN HOCKEY LEAGUE (Standings on Sun. Dec. 25) Northern Division Southern Division GAMES COMPLETED Wed. Dec. 21 Long Island 1 at New Haven 4 GAMES TO COME Sun. Dec. 25 Johnstown at New Haven New Jersey at Long Island Greensboro at Knoxville Jacksonville at Nashville Mon. Dec. 26 Greensboro at Charlotte Tues. Dec. 27 Johnstown at New Jersey Long Island at Nashville Wed. Dec. 28 Johnstown at Clinton New Jersey at New Haven Knoxville at Greensboro Thurs. Dec. 29 Long Island at Nashville Fri. Dec. 30 New Haven at Long Island Clinton at New Jersey Nashville at Knoxville Charlotte at Jacksonville Greensboro at Johnstown Hockey Races ONTARIO SENIOR LEAGUE (Standings on Fri. Dec. 23) GAMES COMPLETED Tues. Dec. 20 Belleville 1 at Kingston 1 Guelph 0 at Galt 3 Barrie 3 at Orillia 3 QUEBEC SENIOR LEAGUE (Standings on Fri. Dec. 23) GAMES COMPLETED Thurs. Dec. 22 Sherbrooke 5 at St. Hyacinthe 13 Drummondville 8 at Victoriaville 2 QUEBEC JUNIOR LEAGUE (Standings on Fri. Dec. 23) CANADIAN MAJOR JUNIOR (Standings on Mon. Dec. 19) LEADING SCORERS NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR (Standings…

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NHL SCORING RACE

(Including games of Wed. Dec. 21) HOW NHL TEAMS COMPARE OVERALL WON AND LOST RECORDS THIS SEASON (Including Games of Wednesday, December 21) HOME GAMES AWAY GAMES…

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CENTRAL LEAGUE

How They Stand (Standing, on Fri. Dec. 23) (NHL Affiliation: 1 Montreal; 2 Toronto 3 Chicago; 4 Detroit; 5 Boston; 6 New York.) GAMES TO COME Fri. Dec. 23 Omaha at Houston St. Louis at Memphis Sun. Dec. 25 Omaha at Oklahoma City Memphis at Tulsa St. Louis at Houston Tues. Dec. 27 Memphis at Houston Wed. Dec. 28 Tulsa at Omaha Oklahoma City at St. Louis Fri. Dec. 30 Omaha at Memphis Oklahoma City at Houston Tulsa at St. Louis Sat. Dec. 31 St. Louis at Omaha Memphis at Oklahoma City Houston at Tulsa CPHL Summaries Tues. Dec. 6 OMAHA 4 at HOUSTON 6 FIRST PERIOD 1—Houston, Piper (Lemaire, Charlebois)………11:15 2—Houston, Lemaire (McCreary, McMahon)………11:46 3—Houston, McCreary (Paterson)………18:26 4—Houston, McCreary (Paterson, Peters)………19:07 5—Houston, Peters (McMahon, Patreson)………19:26 Penalties: Sabourin 11:19, Fitzpatrick 17:16, Mickey 18:58. SECOND PERIOD 6—Houston, Grenier (Inglis, Boudrias)………9:26 7—Omaha, Campbell………18:31 Penalties: McMahon 0:22, Plager 6:57, Grenier 13:34. McMahon 19:26. THIRD PERIOD 8—Omaha, Sabourin………8:31 9—Omaha, Konik (Andrea, Hamilton)………14:05 10—Omaha, Fahey (Mestinsek)………18:16 Penalty: McMahon 12:12. Wed. Dec. 7 OMAHA 1 at TULSA 5 FIRST…