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March 3, 1978

March 3, 1978

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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Banished Komet Coach ‘Communicates’ With Bench

PORT HURON — Ron Ullyot isn’t letting an indefinite suspension interfere with his coaching duties with the Port Huron Flags. At least it didn’t when the Flags entertained North Division leader Saginaw recently. Out of action by decree from International Hockey League commissioner Bill Beagan for his actions in a 9-5 loss at Toledo, Ullyot brought “Space Age Hockey” into the McMorran Arena and the Flags got in orbit with a 6-5 victory over the Gears. “There’s nothing in the rule book outlawing it,” Ullyot said about the walkie talkie he used from the press box to communicate with the Flag bench during the game. “I stayed out of direct contact with (Jim) Bannatyne so we shouldn’t be in any trouble,” Ullyot added. Bannatyne has been coaching the Flags since Ullyot’s suspension. Instead of…

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Hockey Ad Lib

Have Crutches, Will Travel… “BORN GOODERICH, ONTARIO, February, 1946. Last played junior with Hamilton Red Wings, 1965. Played one game 1964, two games 1965 with Pittsburgh of American League. Turned pro with Pittsburgh, 1965. Played four games with Detroit of National League, 1966. Traded to Boston, February, 1966. Played with Oklahoma City of Central League. 1967 and 1970. Drafted by Vancouver, in expansion draft. June, 1970. Traded to New York Rangers, November, 1971. Traded to Detroit, May, 1972. Traded back to Boston, March, 1973.” The small type details the hockey career of Gary Walter Doak, defenseman, but does not tell the story of all the packing and moving for him and his family, all the home-hunting and buying and selling of houses, all the friends made and left, all the high hopes…

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ONTARTO MAJOR HOCKEY LEAGUE

Amateur Scoreboard WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE (Standings on Tue. Feb. 13) WEST DIVISION CENTRAL DIVISION EAST DIVISION GAMES COMPLETED Tue. Feb. 7 Brandon 5 at Medicine Hat 2 Victoria 3 at Billings 2 Regina 5 at Saskatoon 8 Seattle 4 at Calgary 5 Wed. Feb. 8 Brandon 6 at Lethbridge 4 Victoria 4 at Billings 1 Flin Flon 4 at Regina 9 Fri. Feb. 10 Medicine Hat 5 at Calgary 3 Brandon 2 at New Westminster 4 Flin Flon 6 at Regina 10 Sat. Feb. 11 Calgary 2 at Medicine Hat 6 Brandon 4 at Victoria 2 Sun. Feb. 12 Billings 8 at New Westminster 5 Saskatoon 4 at Regina 14 Flin Flon 7 at Lethbridge 9 Brandon at Seattle (ppd) LEADING SCORERS ONTARIO MAJOR LEAGUE (Standings on Mon. Feb. 20) Emms Division Leyden Division GAMES COMPLETED Mon. Feb. 13 Sudbury 2 at London 5 Tue. Feb. 14 Kingston 2 at Hamilton 2 London 5 at Ottawa 5 Windsor 5 at Niagara Falls 0 Thu. Feb. 16 Kitchener 5 at Sault Ste.…

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NHL SCORING AND PENALTY STATISTICS

ATLANTA BOSTON BUFFALO CHICAGO CLEVELAND COLORADO DETROIT LOS ANGELES MINNESOTA MONTREAL ISLANDERS RANGERS PHILADELPHIA PITTSBURGH ST-LOUIS TORONTO VANCOUVER WASHINGTON…