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October 29, 1947

October 29, 1947

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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WESTERN CANADA SENIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE

HOW THE RACE GOES STANDING ON WEDNESDAY, OCT. 22 Western Canada League WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15 REGINA—Reg Bentley, older brother of the Black Hawk smoothies, whipped home three goals as Saskatoon Quakers trounced Regina Caps 7-2 tn the ipenlng Western Canada Senior Hockey League game for both squads. Ken McAuley in the Quaker goal turnel aisdo repeated thrusts by the desperate Caps In the late stages, and kept them all at bay except for Lou Hauck and playing coach Joe Fisher, the only scorers. Regina—Fodey, Ginkle, G. Kyle, B. Kyle, McDougall. Van Deelan; subs.: Barnes, Wilkie, Fisher, Schmidt, Brown, Hauck, Fairburn. Hyrciuk. Saskatoon—McAuley; Dutchak. Craig; Ohara; Benuey, Snider; subs, Richardson, Van Daele, Fenn, Remple, Jenkins, Burgess, Brennan. Referee—Sten Fuller, Regina; linesmen. G. Porter, C. Little, Regina. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17 EDMONTON—Frank Currie’s Edmonton Flyers notched their first win of the…

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They Sting, Too!

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Letter That Stirred Amateur Row

October 16th, 1947 Mr. Azarie Choquet, President Quebec Amateur Hockey Association Inc., 2055 Mansfield Avenue, Montreal, Que. Dear Sir: The resuming of hockey activities brings again unfortunate Incidents which prove that hockey players are subdued by professional hockey clubs. Most of these players have at some time or other signed agreements, the importance of which was not always fully stressed. Our athletes were often influenced by a cheque when signing. Many of them felt they were given a gift, not realizing that this money was handed to them for the sole purpose of giving a legal binding aspect to their contracts. Professional hockey organizations operate aggregations affiliated with our Association, even in junior categories. As a result many promising junior hockey players signing as amateurs with such chain clubs do not fully realize the extent of the…

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Manhattan Association Plans Gala Presentation

NEW YORK More than 1,000 members and friends of the West Side Association of Commerce will celebrate “West Side Association Night” at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, November 12. That night the association will place on exhibition the sterling silver bowl which is awarded annually to the New York Rangers player who performs most creditably during the season. The decision is made at the end of the National Hockey League season by the New York hockey writers. This season will mark the seventh time that the bowl has been awarded. It was won the first two years by Lynn Patrick, the third year jointly by Bryan Hextal and Ott Heller, the fourth year by Ab DeMarco, and Chuck Rayner has taken it for the past two seasons. The bowl will be placed on exhibition…