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November 21, 1975

November 21, 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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NHL Leaders

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AMERICAN LEAGUE

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 AHL Leaders…

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Flin Flon Hoping Better Days Ahead As Club Hits Cellar, Fires Pearson

FLIN FLON— Bobby Clarke of Philadelphia Flyers would cringe if he could take a look at the latest Western Canada Hockey League standings. Clarke would make teammate Reggie Leach shed a tear too. By showing him just what has happened to the great Flin Flon Bomber franchise. A power for years in the WCHL, the Bomber franchise has been crumbling for the past two or three years. Whether it will survive to see the next decade is a question only the good people of Flin Flon can answer. In the years when Clarke, Leach, Chuck Amason, Gene Carr, Blaine Stoughton and other present-day professionals were leading the Bombers to victory after victory and more glory than this Manitoba center could ever hope for, the Bomber franchise appeared indestructable. But when Patty Ginnell, the manager…

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Beavers Enjoying Tougher Competition

SHERBROOKE The Good Ship Beaver has suffered serious cracks in its hull over the last year but somehow manages to stay on an even keel. The Sherbrooke Beavers of the Quebec Major-Junior Hockey League have endured more bad luck and tragedy over the past 12 months than most junior teams could handle in a decade. On November 24, 1974 the Beavers were involved in a bus accident which cost 18-year-old Gaetan Paradis his life and seriously injured several other members of the team. Yet the club recovered to win the QMJHL crown in impressive fashion receiving little competition from the rest of the league’s particpants. And then on October 19. 1975 the Beavers were again involved in a tragic incident. A young Shawinigan player. Benoit Plouffe. was taken into the boards by Sherbrooke’s Peter…