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February 6, 1970

February 6, 1970

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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Jones Play As Center Attracting NHL Scouts

BUFFALO— Robert Charles (Bob) Jones is playing center for the first time in eight years, and the major league scouts have been knocking each other over getting a close-up of the Buffalo Bisons’ onetime leftwinger. The 24-year-old Jones, playing between Dennis Kassian and Wayne Rivers is the club’s fourth-leading points producer with 14 goals and 21 assists. More important, Coach Fred Shero describes him as “the best hockey player on our club right now. I’m not surprised to notice all the scouts watching him closely. “There isn’t any doubt about it. Bob is our No. 1 man now. Maybe he should have been in center all the time, instead of on the wing.” Now in his third season with the Bisons, Jones played in center with the Guelph Royals in the Junior “A” OHA, then…

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WESTERN LEAGUE

Save $$$$$$ Subscribe To The HOCKEY NEWS Receive 35 Issues At Home For The Best In Hockey Reading It’s HOCKEY PICTORIAL Hockey’s Most Exciting Publication HOW THEY STAND WESTERN LEAGUE (Standings on Tues, Jan. 27) (Afflictions: 2. Detroit. 5. Chicago. 6. Toronto. 10. Philadelphia, x-independent) GAMES COMPLETED Tues, Jan. 20 San Diego 3 at Vancouver 9 Wed, Jan. 21 Portland 4 at Salt Lake 5 Denver 1 at Phoenix 6 Thurs, Jan. 22 San Diego 2 at Seattle 3 Fri, Jan. 23 Portland 4 at Salt Lake 6 Seattle 0 at Vancouver 3 Sat, Jan. 24 Denver 1 at Phoenix 1 Sun, Jan. 25 Portland 4 at Phoenix 2 Denver 3 at Seattle 9 GAMES TO COME Tues, Jan. 27 Portland at San Diego Denver at Vancouver Wed, Jan. 28 San Diego at Salt lake Denver at Portland Fri, Jan. 30 Portland at Denver San Diego at Phoenix Salt Lake at Seattle Sat, Jan. 31 Portland at Denver Phoenix at San Diego Sun, Feb. 1 Seattle at…

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Central League Summaries

Fri, Jan. 9 OMAHA 0 AT FORT WORTH 5 SAT, JAN. 10 FORT WORTH 2 AT DALLAS 3 TULSA 1 AT OMAHA 5 SUN, JAN. 18 TULSA 1 AT FORT WORTH 3 DALLAS 1 AT IOWA 2 KANSAS CITY 2 AT OKLAHOMA CITY 3 WED, JAN. 21 OMAHA 2 AT FORT WORTH 4 TULSA 4 AT DALLAS 2 IOWA 7 AT OKLAHOMA CITY 8…

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New Minor Programs Thriving In Both East, West

NEW YORK— The response to this new column has been so great we are going to try to step it up to every second week. Tommy Lockhart and Frank Voght of the Amateur Hockey Association of the United States feel this increased coverage will spotlight the growth of hockey in the United States. Edmund Grub, the operator of the Central Wyoming Fairgrounds Ice Rink has organized a hockey program at Casper, Wyoming which has as its ultimate goal, a Junior and Senior Division by next November. Grub, a native of Czechoslovakia, informs us that the rink supplies all protective gear. All an interested prospect needs is enthusiasm, a stick and a pair of skates. This is really starting at the grass roots, but good luck Ed…Speaking of response we have even received…