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October 28, 1967

October 28, 1967

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National Hockey League Summaries

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Cooke Settles Unrest Among Club Holdouts As Team Pulls Sweep

LOS ANGELES, Calif.- Toughness is an admirable quality and the L.A. Kings appear to have it. Their current six game road trip, including three games with established clubs and closing with three games in four nights, is a rough one. When the returns are in, we’ll have a better idea of the Kings’ potential. But the Saturday-Sunday sweep of Western Division rivals was promising that the new team will be competitive in the maiden season of the NHL’s expansion circuit. The countless critics who almost unanimously consigned the Kings to the cellar should be concerned. Several of the Kings, including Gordon Labossiere and Dale Rolfe, who were dissatisfied before signing their contracts and had poor camps, popped off to the press that they felt the club had not done enough about…

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John Hanna Gets Job Done-Without Fanfare

—PHILADELPHIA, Pa. The way John Hanna tells It, he could walk past a mirror a hundred times a day and never once see Bobby Orr smiling back. In Other Jim Morrison words, Hanna realizes not everybody can be a super-star in the National Hockey League like Bobby, the great young defenseman of the Boston Bruins. John knows, however, that every hockey team—whether major league or kid stuff—needs a solid backbone of dedicated, hard-working individuals who go out there on the ice and do their job without fanfare. That’s the type of player Hanna feels he is. “That’s why I really feel I can be an asset to the Philadelphia Flyers,” said Hanna. “My only wish is that I get the opportunity to prove it.” Hanna, a 32-year-old defenseman, was one of six defensemen on the…

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Hockey Crossword

SOLUTION IN NOVEMBER 4 ISSUE ACROSS 1—Pictured player. —One of the Bruins answers to this. 9—Initials of one of the Bruins. 11—1963-64 Hart trophy winner. 14—Initials of one of the Smrke brothers. 15—Hockey Night in Canada Network. 16—5th and 16th letters of the alphabet. 17—Initials of a Montreal centre. 18—Opposite of 4 down. 20—Initials of Cleghorn Hall of Fame Member. 21—Laboratory, (abbr.) 23—One of the St. Louis Blues. 25—Initials of former Hawk Raglan. 26—2000 lbs. 27—Nickname of an N.H.L. coach. 28—This Leaf was an All Star in 63-64. 31—The last time this club won the Stanley cup was in 54-55. DOWN 1—American League scoring star. 2—1948-49 Most Valuable Player. 3—Initials of Tessier former Bruin. 4—Initials of a Toronto Centre. 5—An N.H.L. coach. 6—New Mexico, (in it) 8—Initials of Montreal power play specialist. 10—Initials of 5 down. 12—Scored 4 goals October 15th. 13—A Pittsburgh forward. 19—A Detroit defenseman. 22—First name of Hughes of L.A. 24—Poker stake. 28—Initials of a Ranger defenseman. 29—Same as 3 down. 30—14th…