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April 12, 1974

April 12, 1974

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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Blazers Win Jones Trophy Over Knights

FORT WORTH — Oklahoma City Blazers won the Emory Jones Trophy from the Omaha Knights on the final weekend of the season by virtue of being victorious in more hockey games. The two teams ended the season tied in points with 83 but the Blazers got the championship nod as the result of winning 36 games to 34 for the Knights. For Knights it is their eighth playoff trip in 10 years while the Blazers made it for the seventh time in eight seasons. Meanwhile. Fort Worth Wings and Dallas Black Hawks were both looking over their shoulders as the Central Hockey League season creaked to a close hoping the noisy Tulsa Oilers wouldn’t distrub their playoff fantasies. As it turned out. they didn’t. Dallas ended third by a point over Fort Worth. A 4-1…

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PASSING THE PUCK

• THE SALE of the California Golden Seals to a well-heeled San Francisco syndicate is a lot closer than many realize… The Seals were so sure they were getting John Marks and Len Frig in a deal with Chicago Black Hawks that sweaters were sent out to have the names sewn on… Los Angeles Kings have been the hottest team in the NHL during the past month. The Kings have made a great stretch drive …If Chicago Cougars do well in the WHA playoffs, they’ll have to move to an outside rink as the one they use will not be available later on… George Patrick Duffy is leaving the Providence Reds of the American Hockey League after an association of 28 years to join the new R.I. Oceaneers pro soccer…

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World Hockey Association Summaries

Mon. March 25 EDMONTON 4 at JERSEY 1 FIRST PERIOD 1—Edmonton. McAneeley (Lunde. Hamilton) … 7:06 Penalties: Peters 5:02. Lacroix. Perkins 8:58. Bradley. 18:23. Morenz 18:53. SECOND PERIOD 2—Edmonton. Barrie 9:33 3—Edmonton, Lunde (McAneeley) … 17.45 Penalties: McAneeley 11:22. Baird 13:09. THIRD PERIOD 4—Jersey. Rivers (Lacroix) … 8:44 5—Edmonton. Perkins … 19:34 Penalties: McAneeley 2:21, Laughton, (minor, misconduct) 4:49. Falkenberg 7:08. Sheehan 9:54, Lacroix 11:47. Perry 12:55, Sheehan 12:55. Tue. March 26 EDMONTON 2 at CHICAGO 4 FIRST PERIOD 1—Edmonton. Patenaude … 1:50 Penalties: Perkins 2:27, Wall 4:35. SECOND PERIOD 2—Chicago. Paiement (Popiel, Watson) … 4:35 Penalties: None THIRD PERIOD 3—Chicago. Morris (Hardy, Gordon) … 1:23 4—Chicago. Backstrom (Harris) … 7:16 5—Edmonton. Perkins (Baird) … 8:52 6—Chicago. Liddington (Harris, Backstrom) … 10.65 Penalties: McCrimmon. McKenzie (misconduct) 17:10: Edmonton bench, (served by Anderson), Baird (misconduct). Mavety 17:37. Wed. March 27 JERSEY 4 at MINNESOTA 6 FIRST PERIOD 1—Minnesota, Klatt (Antonovich. Hampson) … 0.42 2—Minnesota. Heatley (Christiansen, Cardwell) … 7:11 3—Minnesota.…

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Kitchener Advances Sweeping Sudbury Out

OHA MAJOR HOCKEY LEAGUE KITCHENER— Sudbury Wolves have been eliminated from further post season play following their fourth straight loss at the hands of the pennant-winning Kitchener Rangers, and the fourth place finishing London Knights had their backs to the wall after suffering at third straight loss to the Toronto Marlboros in the first round of the Ontario Major Hockey Association playoff. Sudbury provided little in the way of opposition as the powerful Kitchener club rolled through easy 4-0. 4-3. 9-1. and 2-0 scores to bury the Wolves. Rookie goaler Don Edwards, sporting an impressive 2.64 average over the season, picked up the shutout for the OHA titleholders in game on and played solidly in his other performances. Although in his rookie year Edwards has had no problems fitting into a regular position on…