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March 4, 1967

March 4, 1967

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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World Hockey Dates

VIENNA, Austria— Following is the schedule for the 1967 World hockey championships to be held in Vienna, Austria starting March 18 and ending March 29:…

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McCarthy Becomes First Baron To Crack AHL ’s Top 10 Scorers

CLEVELAND, Ohio— For most of the current American Hockey League season, looking for a member of the Cleveland Barons among the top scorers of the league was about as productive as searching for Phil Watson’s name on Joe Crozier’s Christmas card list. A pair of injuries that resulted in a reshuffling of the Barons’ three forward lines changed the picture. Now tall Tom McCarthy is very much in the scoring race. Already over the 30-goal mark, McCarthy has forged the league’s top 10 and is climbing steadily. The factor most responsible for McCarthy’s suddenly increased point production was the insertion of Howie Glover into the right wing position on the line that had Cecil Hoekstra at center and McCarthy on the left side. The opening for Howie existed because Keith McCreary, a left winger playing…

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Bobby Hull Fires Most NHL Shots

MONTREAL, Que.— Who shoots the puck the most in the National Hockey League? You guessed it. Bobby Hull of the Black Hawks. Hull, as he has done for the last few seasons, again took the most shots on goal. In 46 games, he fired 218 times at enemy nets. His percentage of 15.6 is the highest of his career, including last season when he scored 54 goals on 352 shots. Following are the players who took the most shots during the first two-thirds of this season: Bobby Hull, 218 shots, 34 goals, 15.6 per cent; Gordie Howe, Detroit, 204 shots, 15 goals, 7.4 per cent; Stan Mikita, Chicago, 185 shots, 25 goals, 13.5 per cent; Norm Ullman, Detroit, 178 shots, 20 goals, 11.3 per cent; Henri Richard, Montreal, 158 shots, 9 goals, 5.7 per…

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Golden Boy Bobby Hull Given Unusual Memento

The story of Bobby Hull whose awesome slapshot makes goalies cringe… the man described by coach Billy Reay as being “almost too good to be true”… the man who scored a record 54 goals last season and is still burning up the NHL this year. How did he get his start?… What do teammates and opponents think of him?… What are his plans for the future? Read it all in “BOBBY HULL—Golden Boy of Hockey” in March Reader’s Digest. Get it today!…