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February 18, 1972

February 18, 1972

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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Jets’ Rookie Star Campigotto Scores With Stick And Fists

JOHNSTOWN— Rookies in the Eastern Hockey League normally feel their way through their first campaign without getting involved in rhubarbs, but tyro Vern Campigotto of the Johnstown Jets has been forced to forget that philosophy. Campigotto a normally quiet individual, has been a pleasant surprise to coach Eddie Kachur all year long as he has been a steady contributor to the club’s scoring production. In fact he has been coming along stronger in the latter stages of the season as he became more confident of his abilities to hold his own against the EHL adversaries. At last count he was the team’s fourth best scorer with only vets Gene Peacosh, Dick Roberge and Guy Delparte in front of him. His play had impressed many to merit consideration for Northern rookie of the year…

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WESTERN WAY

Venasky’s Loss Big Blow To Denver’s Title Hopes Vic Venasky was sailing along toward his second straight Western Collegiate Hockey Association scoring title when Denver University came to play the University of Minnesota for the first time in 11 years. Venasky, a sophdmore, had been the first freshman to ever win the WCHA scoring title a year ago. He scored a goal in the first game, a 3-2 victory for Denver, but in the third period he was tyring to stickhandle past a Minnesota defender when John Perpich caught up to him from behind to check him off the puck. Venasky, from Thunder Bay, Ontario, went down and Perpich Came down on top of him. The verdict was torn ligaments in Venasky’s left knee and he was flown home to Denver to face…

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The Hockey News 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 107, Canada. U.S. Office: 16 Maple Street, Rouses Point, N.Y. 12979 Kenneth William McKenziePresident and Publisher Charlie HalpinEditorial Director Lyndon LittleAssistant To Editor Yearly SUBSCRIPTION Rates: $6.00 in Canada $7.00 in the U.S.A, and $9.00 in Foreign Countries. Postpage paid at Rouses Point, N.Y. 12979. Send address changes to 1434 St. Catherine Street West, Suite 212, Montréal, 107, P.Q. Second class mail—Registration No. 1327 Printed in Canada Vol. 25 MONTREAL, JANUARY 28, 1972 No. 17…

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HOW THEY STAND

WESTERN LEAGUE (Standings on Wed, Feb. 9) GAMES COMPLETED Wed, Feb. 2 Seattle 1 at Denver 5 Salt Lake 3 at Portland 4 Thur, Feb. 3 Seattle 2 at Salt lake 2 San Diego 4 at Phoenix 5 Fri, Feb. 4 San Diego 2 at Denver 6 Sat, Feb. 5 Seattle 2 at Salt Lake 2 Denver 3 at Phoenix 7 Sun, Feb. 6 Denver 0 at San Diego 0 Phoenix 3 of Portland 6 GAMES TO COME Wed, Feb. 9 Seattle at Denver San Diego at Phoenix Salt Lake at Portland Fri, Feb. 11 San Diego at Denver Salt lake at Phoenix Portland at Seattle Sat, Feb. 12 Phoenix at Portland Salt Lake at San Diego Sun, Feb. 13 Phoenix at Seattle Wed, Feb. 16 Seattle at Denver San Diego at Portland Thur, Feb. 17 Seattle at Phoenix Fri, Feb. 18 Salt Lake at Son Diego Portland at Denver LEADING SCORERS (Including Games of Sun, Jan. 23)…