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March 22, 1969

March 22, 1969

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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How They Stand

ASK YOUR DEALER ABOUT LOUISVILLE SLUGGER HOCKEY STICKS (FORMERLY WALLY) (Hockey sticks distributed in the U.S. through the Hillerich & Brodsby Co.) ASK YOUR DEALER ABOUT LOUISVILLE SLUGGER HOCKEY STICKS (FORMERLY WALLY) Hockey stick distributed in the U.S. through the Hillerich & Brodsby Co.) AMERICAN LEAGUE (Standings on Tues. Mar. 18) EASTERN DIVISION WESTERN DIVISION GAMES COMPLETED Tues. Mar. 11 Buffalo 1 at Quebec 5 Wed. Mar. 12 Hershey 1 ot Cleveland 5 Fri. Mar. 14 Providence 1 at Baltimore 6 Buffalo 3 at Quebec 3 Cleveland 6 at Springfield 6 Sat. Mar 15 Rochester 3 ot Cleveland 4 Baltimore 2 ot Hershey 5 Quebec 5 at Springfield 6 Sun. Mar. 16 Cleveland 1 at Baltimore 10 Quebec 1 at Buffalo 5 Hershey 3 at Providence 5 Springfield 5 ot Rochester 3 GAMES TO COME Wed Mor 19 Buffalo at Baltimore Cleveland at Hershey Rochester at Providence Fri. Mar. 21 Rochester at Baltimore Sat. Mar 22 Providence at Cleveland Quebec at Hershey Buffalo at Springfield Sun. Mar. 23 Baltimore at…

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Fan Forum

OFFICIAL NATIONAL HOCKEY WEEKLY Founded October 1st, 1947 Published weekly except monthly June through September by Ken-Will Publishing Co. Ltd. 1434 St. Catherine Street West Montreal 3, Canada. Kenneth W. McKenzie President and Publisher William Z. Stevenson Managing Director Yearly Subscription Rates: $5.00 in Canada $6.00 in the U.S.A, and $8.00 in Foreign Countries. Postage paid at Rouses Point, N.Y. Authorized as second class mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa and for payment of postage in cash. Printed in Canada Vol. 22 MONTREAL, MARCH 22, 1969 No. 24 Leafs’ Keon Deserves Comeback Of Year Award As this exciting hockey season heads into the stretch, our thoughts are directed towards individual awards as evidenced by our All-Star ballots. One category which was not mentioned on your ballots concerns the ‘comeback of the year’. There is no question in my mind that this honor should go…

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American League Summaries

TUES. MAR. 11 BUFFALO 1 at QUEBEC 5 WED. MAR. 12 Hershey 1 at Cleveland 5 FRI. MAR. 14 PROVIDENCE 1 AT BALTIMORE 6 CLEVELAND 6 at SPRINGFIELD 6 BUFFALO 3 AT QUEBEC 3 SAT. MARCH 15 BALTIMORE 2 At HERSHEY 5 QUEBEC 5 At SPRINGFIELD 6, ROCHESTER 3 At CLEVELAND 4 SUN. MAR. 16 SPRINGFIELD 5 at ROCHESTER 3…

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THE FANS’ CORNER

EDITH RAMSEY film technician, Culver City, J Calif.: “No. Much of the beauty and excitement of this game is feeling really close to the players and you would not have that if you could not see the players well. I would not say, that if I thought there were, many serious head injuries, but I understand there are not. However, if a player feels, he can play better and more daringly while wearing a helmet, I wouldn’t critise him for it. Certainly goalies should, wear masks although it takes a lot away not seeing them. They risk too much if they ‘ don’t wear them. But why, horror masks? Which is what these look like. All goalies should have to wear the same ‘ type of mask, a clear plastic. It…