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March 30, 1984

March 30, 1984

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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BEDCLOTHES

A Vote For Ornest THE HOCKEY NEWS, as the game’s publication of record, will choose the coach and executive of the waning season in the National Hockey League. For coach, any number qualify as candidates, all from the Wales Conference. Ah, there, Bryan Murray of Washington, Gerald Cheevers of Boston, Alger Arbour of the New York Islanders, William Scott Bowman of Buffalo. For executive, a fair number qualify, all from the Wales as well. Take a bow in the primaries David Poile of Washington, Harry Sinden of Boston, William Torrey of the Islanders, Mr. Bowman of Buffalo. If THE HOCKEY NEWS was also choosing owner of the year, it says here that one name should lead all the rest. Harry Ornest of the St. Louis Blues. High on the list of items that hold no interest whatsoever…

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MICRON JUNIOR PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

ONTARIO LEAGUE Steve Thomas is one of those overage junior players still looking for a chance to be drafted by the National Hockey League. The 20-year-old right winger of the Toronto Marlboros was passed over in the 1983 draft mainly because of a lack of scoring, but he’s making up for it this year. In the Marlboros’ recent 10-4 rout of Kingston, he scored six goals and assisted on the other four to win the nod as the OHL player of the week. With 50 goals in 67 games, Thomas has improved his draft chances. At the end of the current season, THE HOCKEY NEWS will select a Micron Junior Player of the Year. WESTERN LEAGUE The Hartford Whalers are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Ray Ferraro next season. The 19-year-old Brandon Wheat King center is now…

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PLAYER TRANSACTIONS

NATIONAL LEAGUE BUFFALO—Gates Orlando, RW, assigned to Rochester of AHL on 10-game pro trial. CALGARY—Tony Stiles, D, sent to Colora-do of CHL. CHICAGO—Flo Robidoux, C, recalled from Springfield of AHL. Bruce Cassidy, D, recalled from Ottawa of OHL and Tony Camazzola, RW, recalled from Kamloops of WHL. Both players returned to their junior teams. DETROIT—Eddie Mio, D, recalled from Adirondack of AHL. MINNESOTA—David Jensen, D, Dirk Gra-ham, RW, and Tim Coulis, LW, all recalled from Salt Lake of CHL. Paul Holmgren, RW, sidelined with shoulder injury. Dave Richter, D, out with pulled stomach muscles. MONTREAL—Mario Tremblay, RW, side lined for three games after being suspended by the NHL. Larry Landon, RW, and John Newberry, RW, both recalled from Nova Scotia of AHL. Alfie Turcotte, C, sidelined with bruised knee. Bill Root, D, sidelined indefinitely with shoulder…

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