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November 15, 1974

November 15, 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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IHL Leaders

LEADING SCORERS GOALERS’ RECORDS…

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Saving’s Big Thing With Capitals’ Fans

WASHINGTON— Inflation has made it nearly impossible for anyone to save anything in the Nation’s Capital. The new Washington hockey team could be the exception. The saves at Capital Centre are quite spectacular. In a few short weeks the Capitals have achieved respectability because of the goaltending work by Ron Low and Michel Belhumeur. Although the Capitals are losing (1-7-1 start) their fans have had nothing but praise for Low and Belhumeur. The praise has been seconded by National Hockey League people. After Low had played brilliantly in a 1-1 tie against Los Angeles, Kings’ coach Bob Pulford said, “That guy was fantastic.” Two nights later when the Caps scored their first NHL victory, losing Black Hawks coach Bill Reay said, “No question — Low beat us.” Belhumeur drew the raves later in a…

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FRANK ORR SAYS:

Fans Pick All Stars A FEW NOTES AND QUOTES and nonsense from an early hockey season vantage point: Eddie “The Entertainer” Shack of the Toronto Maple Leafs has urged team owner Harold Ballard to allow him to bring his dog “Foo-Foo” into the Leaf dressing room which, incidentally, now has its floor covered with new broadloom. “But, Harold, Foo-Foo brings luck.” Shack pleaded. “It won’t be luck he leaves behind on the carpet in the dressing room,” Ballard said. Scotty Munro, the general manager-coach of the Western Canada Junior league Calgary Centennials, is concerned that hockey, at both the big league and amateur level, isn’t considering the fans enough. Munro cites rapid expansion and the subsequent dilution of the product, increased ticket prices inspired by the war between the National League and the World Hockey…