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January 11, 1980

January 11, 1980

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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Palmateer’s Play Backing Up His Ice Boasts

Because Mike Palmateer goes through life with a bemused look on his face as if he knew some tasty little secret that the remainder of the world hadn’t figured out, no one could quite figure out if he were executing a clever little send-up. Toronto Maple Leafs, the team for which Palmateer tends goal, had just been blasted, 10-0, by the Bruins in Boston Garden and Palmateer, always accessible, was holding court for a few writers. “I realize that it takes a truck-load of guts to say this but I played great,” Palmateer said. “I made some great stops and I never quit. I was hoping they’d get more breakaways so I could stop ‘em. “If anyone from a team interested in giving me a job was watching, they saw plenty, didn’t they?…

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Keeping Defense On Ice Johnstown Problem

LOUISVILLE HOCKEY STICKS LOUISVILLE HOCKEY STICKS JOHNSTOWN—Putting a winning team on the ice is a major concern to Red Wings’ coach Marty Reid and general manager Al Blade, but for a while just putting a team on the ice was a major accomplishment. Injuries have been a big stumbling block for the first year coach. However, Reid has dodged the bullets and appears to have Johnstown back on the right track as the club had won three of four in their most recent games. Still, Reid doesn’t know the feeling of what it is really like to have a complete team as six of his regular players, including four defensemen, find themselves on the injury list. Harry Shaw, Lorry Gloeckner, Al Stoneman, and Don Hawkes are the starting backliners nursing injuries along with…

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HOCKEY PEOPLE

Lady goalkeeper envied Linda Cohn, 20-year-old netminder for the Oswego State women’s hockey team, is the envy of the three goalers on the Great Lakers’ men’s team. Linda starts every game for her team while the men have to rotate between the pipes. The men goalers from the left are Mark Edwards, son of former NHL goalkeeper Marv Edwards, Mike Shevlin and Eddie Layton. That’s my pop! Young Martin Lafleur doesn’t have to go far to get any hockey tips as he gets out on the Forum ice with his illustrious father during Canadiens’ recent Christmas party. Martin is 4½and is really taking to skating. Starting out the hard way Tiny Jason Shutt has a long way to go to catch up to his hockey-playing dad, left winger Steve Shutt of the Canadiens, but he…

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