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August 1, 1977

August 1, 1977

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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DEADLINE STOPPERS

LEAFS LOCK UP ACES TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs wasted little time dealing with their top scorers of the 1976-77 season. Both Darryl Sittler and Lanny McDonald were rewarded with five-year contracts estimated at $150,000 per season. Both Leafs’ scoring stars had reached the end of their original contracts and owner Harold Ballard said that he wanted Sittier and McDonald to begin the new season with suitable contracts. McDonald, who won second-team All Star honors at right wing, led the Leafs with 46 goals. Sittier had 38. Between them they collected 180 scoring points. LINDSAY FIRES SHOTS DETROIT — The 1977-78 hockey season hasn’t even started and already Terrible Ted Lindsay is firing verbal shots from the hip. Lindsay, the new GM of the Detroit Red Wings, has zeroed in on player director Alan Eagleson.…

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Hockey Stars Join Christian Movement

PHOENIX— Baseball Chapel has an average attendance of nearly 400. meeting before each Sunday game in clubhouses, equipment rooms or any location available and the program encompasses all 26 major league teams. All 28 National Football League teams participate in a similar program with attendance ranging from 18 to 24 per team and with meetings held in hotels before the pre-game meal. The speaker may be a local minister or someone like NFL All-Pro Bill Glass, now an evangelist, or ex NFL linebacker Don Shinnick or former major league pitcher Fritz Peterson. Hockey and basketball have no such programs, which was one of the reasons for the Pro Athletes Outreach-sponsored training conference at Camelback Inn in Scottsdale, Arizona, this summer. One of the purposes was to teach Christians in hockey and basketball how to share…

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N.Y. Penn League Champs — Rochester Monarchs

Rochester Monarchs of the New York — Pennsylvania Junior Hockey League became the first team in league history to capture both the regular season title (Gannett Trophy) and the playoff championship (Empire Cup). The team fashioned a 26-8-4 regular season record including a mark of 20-1-0 on home ice for first place during the regular season and then swept the playoffs in the minimum eight games defeating Binghampton Barons and Niagara Falls Sharks. Here are the champions, seated, left to right, OWEN MclNTEE, MARK BURGHOLZER, JERRY SHORTHOUSE’ JAY DIETZ, ANDY LAING, general manager and coach, DAVE TREVOR, PETE DAWES, BO HEWEY. Standing, VAN SPRING, trainer, JOHN CASE, RICK ALTIER, TERRY WILSON, PAUL SWIATEK, RON WEATHERS, WILF DAVID, JIM BROWN, CLINT CAMPBELL, STEVE SCRABB, RICK KOZLOWSKI, GREG WOOD, TERRY HERVEY, BOB…