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December 17, 1971

December 17, 1971

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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Seals Put Carleton At Center To Rejuvenate Ice Giant

LOUISVILLE SLUGGER HOCKEY STICKS Made in Canada by HILLERICH &BRADSBY, LTD. Arnold Street, Wallaceburg, Ontario Sold in U. S. and Canada LOUISVILLE SLUGGER HOCKEY STICKS Made in Canada by HILLERICH &BRADSBY, LTD. Arnold Street, Wallaceburg, Ontario Sold in U. S. and Canada OAKLAND— A position change netted Wayne Carleton three goals in two games. It was the same number of goals he had scored in the previous 20 games. “When I first came to the Seals I was told I would play center,” said Carleton, who was used at left wing. “I’m big (6-3) and like to skate all over the place,” he said. “I feel better at center and more in the game. Every faceoff is a challenge of me.” Taking a third-period faceoff from Buffalo’s Gerry Meehan resulted in an unsasisted goal for…

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MacNeil Experts Vees To Finish On Top In East

HALIFAX— General Manager and coach Al MacNeil of the Nova Scotia Voyageurs had just digested a diet of statistics when we had caught up with the hard working executive for an assessment of the first seven weeks of operation in the American Hockey League’s Eastern Division. “I think the records will show”, he said, “that the league has greater depth and balance than it has had for many years. There was a time perhaps when strong teams could count on an occasional easy night but that doesn’t apply anymore. There are no patsies in this league. You earn every point and if you stop working you can go from top to bottom very quickly”. At the time of his analysis, MacNeil’s Voyageurs were berthed in second place in the Eastern Division. The Vees greatest…

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Hot Run On Home Ice Helps Dallas Hawks Ride To Top

LOUISVILLE SLUGGER HOCKEY STICKS Made in Canada by HILLERICH A BRADSBY, LTD. Arnold Street Wallaceburg, Ontario Sold in U. S. and Canada LOUISVILLE SLUGGER HOCKEY STICKS Made in Canada by HILLERICH A BRADSBY, LTD. Arnold Street Wallaceburg, Ontario Sold in U. S. and Canada DALLAS— First place, it’s wonderful! The Dallas Black Hawks took a long time getting there, and they have no immediate intentions of vacating those choice quarters. In spite of a torrid home streak, once they got to play at home, it took coach Bobby Kromm and his Hawks six weeks to climb to the top perch on the Central League ladder. They achieved that Nov. 21, when they took a 3-1 triumph in Kansas City, while Tulsa’s former frontrunners were losing at home to Omaha, 2-1. Thanksgiving week brought a pair…

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SEMI-PRO ICE HOCKEY

The NEWARK BREWERS Hockey club presents some of the East’s finest college and senior competition at Ironbound Arena, located in the Ironbound Recreation Center at the Wilson Avenue Exit on Route 1-9 in Newark, New Jersey. All home games on Saturdays and Sundays. Starting time—5:15 p.m. COMING HOME GAMES: Sunday, January 16 vs New York Greenleafs Seniors Sunday, January 30 vs Washington Chiefs Sunday, February 6 vs Lafayette Sunday, February 13 vs Villanova Saturday, February 19 vs Westchester Rams Sunday, February 20 vs New Haven…