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December 2, 1967

December 2, 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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Clinton Team Takes Aim At All-Time EHL Record

CLINTON N.Y.— Unless they slump as some of their opponents predict, the Clinton Comets have an excellent chance of establishing the best won and lost record in the Eastern Hockey League’s modern history. Pat Kelly’s Comets waded through their first 16 games without a setback, just two ties marring an otherwise perfect slate. There seems to be no chance for a let-down on their part, but some players on the Jersey Devils think otherwise. “The Comets always start off fast,” said one member of the Devils “but they come back to the pack later in the year. Remember we took them last year in the playoffs after they had handled us during the year.” Some other coaches in the league are more pessimistic about first chance. The Ducks’ Gene Achtymichuk for one evidently has…

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Harvey Helps Bears To Two Wins After Finally Signing Contract

HERSHEY, Pa.— Veteran forward Michel Harvey has returned to the Hershey Bears den and only hours after he checked in, the burly winger aided the club to back-to-back victories over Baltimore and Buffalo. Harvey left the club’s training camp in early October when he couldn’t agree to salary terms. But following several telephone conversations with coach Frank i Mathers, he came to terms and joined the club Nov. 11 after a 900-mile drive from his Quebec home. He launched his return by aiding in two goals as Hershey edged Baltimore, 3-2, and the following night picked up another assist in the team’s 6-3 victory at Buffalo. “Harvey kept himself in good shape while he was home,” said Mathers. “I’m glad he’s with us because he can help the club with his playmaking and scoring.” The…

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Looking At IHL Team Race

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Looking At Junior OHA