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October 24, 1975

October 24, 1975

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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Roberto Putting New Sock Into Wings’ Attack

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 DETROIT— Phil Roberto busted down the right wing and delivered a jolting bodycheck against the California defenseman. The crash reverberated off the high Olympia ceiling and a pane of plexig-lass was shattered by the impact of the check. The defenseman staggered. That’s the kind of hockey Roberto, whose career was jeopardized three summers ago by a freak injury, is playing these days for the Detroit Red Wings. Through the first two weeks of the season, Roberto was a standout with his steady, hard-hitting style. Coach Doug Barkley was especially pleased and kept…

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McLean’s Bruins Right On Schedule; Oil Kings Searching For Stable Goaler

NEW WESTMINSTER— When Ernie (Punch) McLean was in the process of building a junior hockey empire in New Westminster back in the fall of 1974, it was a two-year plan. Only trouble is. much to McLeans joy. the plan hatched one year sooner than expected. The Western Canada Hockey League championship his New Westminster Bruins skated to last Spring was a bonus of sorts to the veteran junior hockey operator who has never know the agony of not being involved in playoffs. “Never, when the Bruins were in Estevan or in New Westminster, have they missed the playoffs,” said McLean after opening defense of his league title with an 8-5 victory over Calgary Centennials. “Last year,” he said, “we were actually building for this year. We were going along, just looking for a playoff shot…

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QUEBEC MAJOR LEAGUE 1975-76 SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH HOW THEY STAND QUEBEC MAJOR LEAGUE (Standings on Mon. Oct. 13) East Division West Division GAMES COMPLETED Sun. Sept. 28 Quebec 2 at Chicoutimi 7; Lavol 3 at Cornwall 6; Montreal 2 at Hull 6; Sherbrooke 9 ot Sorel 4; Shawinigan 1 at Trois-Rivieres 3. Mon. Sept. 29 Hull 2 ot Laval 6. Tue. Sept. 30 Chicoutimi 2 at Trois-Rivieres 7 Wed. Oct. 1 Sherbrooke 5 at Laval 6; Quebec 2 at Shawinigan 11; Chicoutimi 6 at Sorel 7. Thu. Oct. 2 Montreal 6 at Cornwall 7 Fri. Oct. 3 Hull 4 at Montreal 5. Sherbrooke 7 at Quebec 4. Sorel 3 at Shawinigan 6. Sat. Oct. 4 Cornwall 7 ot Trots Rivieres 2. Sun. Oct. 5 Cornwall 2 at Chicoutimi 6; Laval 6 at Montreal 12; Hull 5 ot Quebec 8; Shawinigan 5 ot Sorel 7, Trois-Rivieres 5 at Sher brooke 8. Mon. Oct. 6 Sorel 3 at Laval 2 Tue. Oct. 7 Showimgan 3…

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Veteran Stratton Bia Addition To Hampton Gulls

LOUISVILLE SLUGGER HOCKEY STICKS Made in Canada by HILLER1CH & BRADSBY. LTD Arnold Street Wallaceburg, Ontario Sold in U. S. and Canada LOUISVILLE SLUGGER HOCKEY STICKS Made in Canada by HILLER1CH & BRADSBY. LTD Arnold Street Wallaceburg, Ontario Sold in U. S. and Canada HAMPTON— It seems as if ageless veteran Art Stratton can’t get enough hockey. One would think that after 19 full seasons as either a player or a coach, Stratton would be readv to take off the skates and relax a bit. Hardly. Stratton, a former MVP in the American League and a past coach of the Syracuse Eagles, is attending the training camp of the Hampton Gulls. It’s his 20th consecutive year as an active hockey player in the pro ranks and he’s certainly a class addition to the Gulls and…