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The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, · Page 19

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I 7'- But Ha . By DAVE LTTS TdRONTO (CP) Toronto Map.!- Leafs ruined Bob-Pul-ford'ji birthday celebrations Tuesday night by giving ail tbe big: gVits to Mutiif eal (Canadiens. . The 28-ycar-oid centre tried to get his teammates in a party . t 1 . i. - 1. .. . . . L. 'jnwu py picaiuiig. 111c wiui two lestive goals, but then two of hii'Vmost -ta!wart friends a mirthless Punch lmiach man-; . ager-coachof the Leafs. . He was referring to centre Red'Kelly and.-defenceman Allan Stan.ey ho laid ' perfect passes on the' sticks of Canadiens J. C. Trembiay" and Henri Richard "in the last three min1-Utes of the third game of the Stanley Cup. semi-finals. ,:. Tremblay's and . Richard's goa!s. added to a first-period counter by CJude Provost pWip-d out Pulford's dual effort nd the Canadiens won 3-2, thereby taking a. 2-1 lead in the -series and once again establishing themselves as favorites, to advance to. the final. 7': . 7 -BiTTER SETBACK ' Mmlach anJ coach Toe Blake of Montreal found themselve5Tin virtual agreement (after the game.-: . bs PARIWAY CHRYSLER OiMM'I'M Lll'leliM r 7- - " . T " urprismg 'TORONTO Kobody in the building with Montreal lean-. ." ings. probably c.Ould JiaveL-ptt4tjTiore succinctly about:. ' -Wfiat happei.cd-in Maple". Leaf Gardens lat night than ' Senator , HartUwl MoLson, 7 the " Montreal flub ' irciidwt. ; v Canadiens' players were waiting on Henri Richard to come and welcotne. him in the herd's role ol their 3-2victorjv ; and the, beaming Montreal pre.sideni aid: ' ' j, -"Wait, it-was surprising, wonderful nd very atLsfrirg."j , , "That would he an excellent wrip up of the udden turh or wenin tut last period when tanaaiena inatcnea viciory , from Toronto's grasp and, in one sense turned this Stanley ; Cup aemi-finaJ "topsy -turvy. -They now lead 2-Mft -game."-3 " Evetj, whileToe Blake commented a Ijtlle impatiently to one observer who-auggested it had been something of a "'steal. Blake stiihad tq.admit .that this 'had been hia leam'a.jwo.-eat : efforf of th?ene. 1..: . VZ 75r. . ' oopurty Toronto TTTT r W: iwmmrn& . . '. . . ' ..-1 - i . . : s "But,! he turned 10 his. questioner and said, "still there waa oh'Iybne' goal' between'; tu in the last nciod. .'.'Maybv tiuijWaa one of Toronto's best efforts, - , J- v V- " . . ' "t.V ' J ; '.:. :' . V:;; two mistakes y- Bat dowrtdn hm heaft foe knewfW everjbody else, that if ever a team XjhVatter stages of ,a! game seemed doomed;. Canadiens gave -That jnipression. ,, A r whole team they seemed. to -ave '.slowed do"wwth the exception .of the . Backs trom, Hxke, Rousseau trio wfiom, Blake, and not a few .. oihera gave Credit lot putting closaig.fire ihto the sedrtji. 'for a tie. ' - 7 '..'':". .'v "V; .;. ; Then came two Toronto mistakes strangely enough by two men who had stood out for the Leafs in the first two periods of p!a-"Red" Kelly and Allan Stanley. 7 T-'. Pall rtdlA MiA-MM to-isN- ' ':' fv - ksv7 1-3. .:'As--7 -77 -'v.' r " .ij " '. . K -v: 7-'- : .: ,:".' ,- : --r wx 7 . . : :(.7,:-:;' . .";.-. . "7. - -;. . - - ' 7;-. .-- I " j V 7 PULFOIU) GETS FIKST GOAL FO II LEAFS :' ..... 7 , .,7, Toronto AWrpJeLeafs Bob PuUordr (20).. raises his 7 stick ' ''Itn-truiph:ftf r scoring the first goal to puU Leafs aiead i-0 in the fiist perid. At left Jean-Guy R o h if v . . .' ' .. " ' 7 " '77r7 Iford V. i. "'. ' Talbpt of Montreal Canadiens shadows Leafs. Allan, f' Stanley (26), who set up the goal for Pulford. :; ' . ' 7 (CP-Journl WlrRhoto) !s Birthday I isaid Blake: "We 'rtd:if".U,,;;5 I minutes cou d easily e for- Said lmiach: "We gave It gotten because of his one in away." . . - Whether the win was a theft or a gratuity, it was a1 bitter dominated play throughout most of the game, and 'seemed (jlo be coasting to a win before the shocking errors by the two veterans. mined the whole affair by hancUL Richard's goal came only two Ing gift-wrapped .pucks, to the my. k7 v.v !. '7 "Jhey were'my best two men on the ice a'rt- nicht." raouned minutes and 10 seconds after a flub by Kelly whose clearing pass wenT awry and clicked on Tremblay's stick. The Montreal defenceman xipped a 30-footer through a field of players and past Bower. "I didn't get enough lob on the pass," said Kelly. "It'f as simple as that. It was a plain goof." . .. . . :','; , The Leafs blew several earlier chances to fatten their 21 lead, i Both Pulford and Flank Mahov- lich hit the goal post after beating net minder Charlie Hodge. .."Charlie kept us in the game," said a bubbling Blake. "Now you can see why be won the Vezina Trophy." ( -All is not lost; according to Imlach, who ordered his' players out for a workout today and Invited them to a special showing of film on "the three Montreal . goafs."" ' ."''- ' . -7.7 Stanley,.' w hose expert per- formance. daring the first 59'- discretion, setfp Pulford s first-period goal with a perfect past around Trembiay. The Jirth- setback to the Leafs; who hadly by bet; Hodge cleanly with a short, sharp shot. Only 41 seconds later Richard started his personal ruination of the Leafs by setting up Provost in the Centre-ice zpne. Provost got by Stanley, hit Bower's pads and then .wrapped in his own rebound. ' ' " In the second period Pulford did the Lion's shaTrof work for his oWn second goal by taking a hot pass from Eddie Shack in the Montreal zone. With Terry Harper leaning on him, he relayed the puck to Ron Stewart who deposited ' a sizzler on Hodge's pads. The Canadiens argued that Hodge had held Stewart's shot long enough for C whistle before) Pulford jammed it in. but referee Vern Buffey couldn't be sold on the idea and the Leafs took the lead JU CHARD IJE.TS .BOWER TUESDAY'S RESULT ' Montrea! i. Toronto 2.J 4 ) Montreal leads best-of -seven semi-finalJil). - . OTHER GAMES " Thursday. April -3 Montreal atTpronto. - . . - Saturday. April 4 Toronto at Montreal. :r Detroit f L 1 . i SERIES, ? -7- TUESDAY JtetroH4'Chi (Detroit leads best of seven semi-final 2-1). ' ""OTHER GAMES Thursday, April 2 Chicago at Detroit. - 7 - Sunday. April S Detroit at1 Chicago, " 7 : . v7 "'-; ; .' I Series .' Most or the teats, : including. Punch Jmiach, 4eit-jrat. Kelly had trjed Jo 'mak'e.jpirpreci&e a pass from3'ic'of t,he Toronto blue ljne'to pne of his mates to Open the way for knwk it down.'and it came over .TOat was tough enough on .the record Toronio'crowd. with less than three minutes remaining. But then-Sulnley', a real star this series for the Lafs, had a lapse.: ' f . ' .'NEVER TRUST. A RICHARD'., ' ; ' ;7 7 - - And, aan. excited Ca'nadien, follower shouted ,in the, ciridor "never trust a Richard." 7,;; 777"" 7 7 ''The. "Pocket. Rocket" with 25 seconds remain, ng couldn't' say exactly what he felt Stanley harf in mind with the puck ih Toronto urritoryon hia right side oftheink Said Richard: ' 7 ( . "; . .'77- '; ' , - , "I kept watching him and ,think he tried to pasa. ..Then I had it andT thought abom what Ijwas going to do to-get Hhisjoal: First I thoughoTshooting,' but eyen" though my lasTTgeal-as so. long ago L cariTTemember it, I figured niy-way of scoring is to make a, plly on the goalie.- ,'-'" -"7 . " "It;s a goodthingBower didn't stick his slick, "out and 'try to. check. meHe. usually does that on a close play. Vhen he didii'l'L abided to make a fake: and go around him." , v' -''7- .,., -7 '"'."7 'V-. -v ' ,' 7 And around him the Pocket did with a real deke lpr his first goal since March 1. 7 - ', . - 7 77 - . 4 There's no doubt whatever that Toronto had the better cha'nees durini? the-night. There .wffe two occasions when , they "hit the post, once by ponMcKenfley-n. the secoocL. period and again when MahovHch'-did" the-same thing in" ;.the third period. , ., , 777" v '. - '-7. 7-- '. . Summary 7 I IRST' PERIOD y. I Toronto, Pulor4 1 Stanley 1 . . . ; 8 Montreal, Provost 2 (Richard. Laperrierer . ' 421 Penalttea: Balon 0 42. Bathgate IS. Baun 8 14. Richard 11 27. Put lord 19.20. , .... : SECOND PERIOD ,7 J Toronto. Pulford 2 , (Shack. Stewarti L 16.53 t Penalties: Bactutrom. ! Brewer 3 23. Baun . S 00. Shack, Harper 12 sr. tsaun 17.2H. . '- THIRD PERIOD . 4-Montreat. .J.. C. . Trembiay 4-- (Hicke. Backttrom) 1T25 Montreal., Richard 18 33 Penalties: Balon (mlnon and mta- condutU.0 43. Tartot T.33. SAVES' ' Hodge ii a 2S Bower ...... . 7 -T 10- 26 Hockey Scores By The Canadian' Press. . American League Henhey 6, Providence 1. iHerahey leads- best-of -three quarter-flnal 1-01 . CENTRAL PROFESSIOItfAt. Omaha S, Minneapolis' 0. 4 Omaha wins best-of-eVen aeml-flnal 4-1.) St. Louis 3, St. Paul 4 iSt. Paul leads best-of-eeven aemt-4tnal 3-2.) " ' . T I t : '':: 7..V.: -,-77V7 . 7 - ,7 v.7,74.-;-7:,7(;..77.;. 77 f .V, v f , -..'H " - if t;7 '. J J . V.. V J7 : k; 7'77.' ;-4. I iH,'777' -9 ' ; 1 -'---: "-'." : , vz i , - - '"-" " ... .'j. - - . '""''.. . .- V - . .. , .1 ....... 1 1 ... 5 . . , ', (' ''' -'-J 'i i a FOR WINNING GOAL IV ' Montreal's Henri Richard beats goAlie Johnnie Bower for the winning goal Toronto giving Canadiens a 2-1 lead in games in their .National Hockey. Leag in v semi-final aeries.- With' (25 seconds remaining in -the third period. Richard grabbed the 'puck at the Toronto blueline. skated irf on Bower, faked to the glove side hen pulled back .to flip! the puck in: on thej stick side; I y . , . , j , yv-up orarisr cs By The Canadian Presf Montrea SERIES A 7 ' WLF A i '''';-;'!-!. i wfp , -1 a 4 v W. L F A 2 1 tt i lea RESULT I ago 4. ' (C1-Ji)unil 'wtrepbotoV' Have Your Fishing Beel Overhauled! sp!- $2.00 9tB1ntSl..illbirl (l!6!)l . -f. .1' ."V f -J.. ... Y The Ottawa Journal '--WEDNESDAY,'; -APRIL 1.U964 I - 7V - ... . x w"" - A .- - - .- . . V WESTWICK SAYS:. X . . ! 1 1 1 V 1 : J, . ; . ' - l-i . I'll take all theposts 1 xran get," muttered little Charlie ' Hod)e as he shed his pads after the game." but don't let's prefis it. That shot-of Mahoylioh went right -past me. and hitMhe post. McKenney'a hit me first and then the cost ." . Hard-trying Ralph . Backstrom nOinted. back to Cana ens history this year for the explanation: . -- j 'This (tarn dnesn t stop. . Why, w were 13 points out of first place at , one stage this season and the kept cgmjng back and making up'groUnd," J; tlub just A STUNNER'"V 7-7V7; '"' "What do you do when you outplay the other team-and" stilcan'i win; Punch?"' somebooV asked Wilaclir; . MWe wereft't tryingToWy exactlV: defensive hockey -' ' "You- keep doing ! that arid the .wirus'-wiy ;.come."' with that 2:1 lead.V said .ImtachV "If, Red had.bitei-vfnaPM - .7 -; 7 7 against the Boards Tand out,' we' probably would have pjt.J Buf the Leaf .leader had to 'agree this was a stunner and ". 'a 4'y with itv But Kelly and - Stanley 1 were myMwo bet players earlierl and you can't hang guys for trying." , 7, J. C. Trembiay ;clatmed the puck didn't come- diryr'; that now. ..""We'll, just have.. to set that game tSac'k in Montreal - on Satirday fi;ght.7 Bat in theT meantime, if CanadienO:aiUcrab--one-here- ....... ,v y..Jyux. -AVfm--Thti"rrfA'irfl'i fipht tnr thpfr Iiuh fnr Tr.rnnt .' In .....iuvgii,.-.,., thal evej,t.the flabs could en end it, all. in "the Forum. ''v ltrwan't.a:"heavy .hitt.ng game by other standards even though Canadiens' pave Baton opened . it up-hy-handing Baun 'rattling check against the boards, in the first. 4S seconds ! ; c! p'ay7nd nobody was, ever fobbed of a better double birthday telehration than the Leaf' Boh Pulford (it was his wife's birthday too). 7;He; scored (wo -goi'ls; 'topped off a scintiliat.ng . three-man rush With Shack and , Stewart andv poked in the jatter's relay back to the. front of the net-for ' his second'goal of the night in theseeand period, J7 But thjj' Toronto team'stillr can't seem to. capita!eon tnr.ugfi of thejr opportunities. They make them and. can't fin. sh off. vM'nat they dtsnft finish, the brilliant Charlie Hodge jjuks after. : V. ' 7 -...7v- '7.' .''., ..., -.. PLAYOFF PATTER . 'It NitiU shows that-anythng can happen in ajiockey game," said Jean Beliveau. smiling and shaking hlahea'd. in the CanaAens'-room .:. ; The big Canadiens' startidn't JiaC . many scoring chances .7". Earlier in the day he chatted wi!' 7Hon. John Connolly. Government Senate Leader whonT everybody was lauding (or what they termed "a tremerfdous address", to" the thousands attending "the, CanadiaVEduca7 ' tional A.ociationfs convention being held here thjweek . -Gordie Johnston saw the game with Dan Mccormick, and ' aL;o saw his long time pal Ralph Backstromin -a finecftn- tnbutiorr . . . Ralph SWeet and Bob Craig also down from Qltawa.-' While Eddie Houston followed, on the.Montreal , games-. . .' . . ,,' '-7 .' .7 ' 7.' - i 7..;' Even though. Leafs led at theTend of the second period, . . King1 Clancy warned "they werenx playing wll enough in hia book . . . 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