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November 5, 1947

November 5, 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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New York Hockey Writers Association Plans Expanded Program This Season

NEW YORK—Gene Ward of the Daily News was elected president of the New York Hockey Writers Association at the first meeting of the season prior to the opening Ranger home game on Oct. 29. Gene succeeds Jim Burchard of the World Telegram, who held the post since before the war. Joe Nichols of the New York Times was named vice-president, succeeding Ward, and Bill Powers, New York hockey correspondent of La Patrie, Montreal, was re-elected secretary-treasurer. The new board of governors is composed of Herb Goren, Sun; Ben Epstein, Daily Mirror; Barney Kremenko, Journal American and Burchard. Ward broke into hockey writing at the start of his newspaper career in New York, making all road trips with the Rangers for the News. The team treated him like “any other rookie,” as Neil…

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Saint John Counts On “Coast-to-Coast” Line

SAINT JOHN, N.B.— Coach Jack Keating of Saint John Beavers is pinning his hopes on a “Coast-to-coast” line to keep his crew in contention in this winter’s Maritime Big Four race, which got under way November 1. The Beavers big line is centred by Johnny Gauthier, mooted as a whirlwind on blades, who hails from the Pacific Coast On the wings are Nick Nicolle from-Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and Ron Gaudet from Moncton, N.B. Keating, who performed several seasons with New Haven Ramblers of the American Hockey League before he took up coaching, expects this trio to dish out plenty of trouble to the other teams in the Maritime Senior Hockey League Halifax Crescents, Moncton Hawks and Truro Bearcats. Goal Job Doubtful Keating’s first-string defence line consists of Bill Allan and Peter Wright, while Tom…

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THE POINT PARADE

(Includes games of Sunday, Nov. 3) Goalkeepers Penalties in Minutes by Clubs…

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Strong Junior Loop Ready In Manitoba

WINNIPEG— The stage has already been set for the opening of the Junior ‘A’ division of the Manitoba Amateur Hockey Association and the four-team junior circuit is scheduled to skate into action on November 10. The four clubs that make up the junior loop will be the Brandon Elks, defending champions, and three clubs from Winnipeg, the Monarchs, Black Hawks and the Canadiens. The Mpnarchs have been pitted against the Hawks in the opening game of the 48-game slate. Each team will play a total of 2 4 games, meeting each of its opponents eight times. A total of 36 contests have been ticketed for the Winnipeg Amphitheatre. Friday night will be junior night in Brandon as the champion Elks have an even dozen games in the books for their home sheet. With…