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February 23, 1973

February 23, 1973

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

GAMES COMPLETED Tues. Feb. 6 Greensboro 4 at Cape Cod 7 Clinton 1 at Rhode Island 9 Suncoast 3 at Charlotte 3 Wed. Feb. 7 Clinton 0 at Syracuse 11 Johnstown 4 at New Jersey 2 Suncoast 2 at Charlotte 6 Thur. Feb. 8 Clinton 3 at Johnstown 5 Long Island 1 at Cape Cod 10 Suncoost 3 at Roanoke Valley 8 Fri. Feb. 9 Greensboro 8 at Rhode Island 8 Cape Cod 0 at New Jersey 4 Suncoast 4 at Roanoke Valley 6 Long Island 6 at Clinton 5 Johnstown 3 at Syracuse 3 Sat. Feb. 10 Long Island 3 at Clinton 9 Rhode Island 6 a Johnstown 3 Roanoke Valley 2 at Cape Cod 5 New Jersey 2 at Syracuse 6 Sun. Feb. 11 Cape Cod 3 at Clinton 8 Roanoke Valley 6 at Rhode Island 3 Greensboro 6 at Long Island 4 Suncoast 4 at Charlotte 2 Syracuse 4 atJohnstown 1 GAMES TO COME Tue. Feb. 13 New Jersey…

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Hockey Ad Lib

Players Want Security… THE DAY BEFORE his brother had been sent down to the minors, Danny O’Shea came across in the next night’s road game with a goal and three assists to set up a victory for St. Louis Blues. They weren’t just assists eit her, as most assists are, t hrown in to pad point totals. Danny made two tremendous passes to put teammates in on the goal on breakaways. He Iooked this night like the player many thought he could be, which up until now he has not been. Afterwards, the Blues’ manager, Sid Abel, said, “Kevin wasn’t playing much and we felt he would be better off down below where he could be playing regularly. We were overloaded with forwards, but the time may come when we need help…

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U.S. Hockey Hall Of Fame Admits First 25 Members

NEW YORK— The United States Hockey Hall of Fame, America’s first national shrine to the ice sport, announced selection of 25 charter enshrinees for the new Hockey Hall of Fame in Eveleth, Minnesota. The announcement was made by Hall President Donald M. Clark during a luncheon at the Waldorf Astoria honoring Tom F. Lockhart, retiring president of the Amateur Hockey Association of the United States. The Hall’s National Selection Committee, which met last fall in Boston, picked 15 players: nine pros, five ex-college skaters, and one amateur. In the coaching ranks the colleges turned out two Hall of Famers with the secondary schools equaling that number. The committee also selected three administrators from the pro ranks while the international and amateur ranks produced one and two enshrinees respectively. In making the formal announcement Clark…

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PASSING THE PUCK

ATLANTA—HOCKEY is here to stay The Flames may have difficulty in making the Western Division playoffs in their initial season of NHL play but they ice an interesting and crowd pleasing squad and the keen sports fans of this bustling metropolis are behind them all the way… This is the third NHL expansion team that Bill Putnam, president of the Flames, has been associated with and all three franchises have been successful. He set up the application for the Los Angeles Kings while working with? Jack Kent Cooke and he was the first president and governor of the Philadelphia Flyers… General Manager Cliff Fletcher drafted extheir possible points. In 1957-58 they finished tremely well at the NHL meetings last June and Boom Boom Geoffrion has certainly been getting the most…