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1971

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Seven

1971 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Seven

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Spartan

icers

slash

Wolverines,

5-4

Harkness moves up;
replaces Abel as GM

By RICK CORNFELD
Special To The Daily
EAST LANSING - Michigan,
icers screened goalie Karl Bagnell,
once too often last night and the
5-6 Wolverine netminder was un-
able to prevent Michigan State
from recording a 5-4 victory.
I crowd of 3,943, the largest
Spartan hockey audience in any-
body's memory, jammed into every
available spot in MSU's ancient
Ice Arena to witness State's De-
Marco family score three goals
and Don Thompson rack up four
assists.
The loss drops the Wolverines
into eighth place in the Western
Collegiate Hockey Association with
a 2-5 conference record and a 6-7.
mark over all.
The Wolverines, who sometimes
seem bent on leading the confer-
ence in penalty minutes if noth-
ing else, received only six penalties
last night, but three of them re-
sulted in Spartan goals.
The Spartan power play goals;
in the third period did the Wol-
verines in. The first came midway:
in the stanza, with Jerry Connelly
off the ice for interference-his
second penalty of the night-and
the second resulting in an enemy
score.
Bob Boid passed eight feet in
front of the net to Jerry DeMarco,
who shot it into the right hand
corner of the goal giving State a
4-3 lead. Bagnell, screened by Mi-
chel Jarry, was unable to make a!
play.
Three minutes later Julian Nix-:
on was sent off for hooking, and
MSU scored the deciding goal
within 13 seconds just after a face!
off at the State end of the ice.
Randy Sokoll took a pass from
Thompson on the left, and all
alone 15 feet in front of the net,
put it in.
The Wolverines gained one of
those goals back with five minutes
to go when Merle Falk skated
around Boid behind the MSU goal,

then passed the puck to Rick
Mallette just in front of the
crease. From there Mallette scoredd
easily.
Toward the end of the game, the
Wolverines played a frustratedN
game of catch-up. In the last min-
ute of play they were barely able
to get the puck out of the Spartan NIGHT EDITOR:
zone. BETSY_________________MAHON_____________
Two beautiful plays, one for BETSY MAHON
each side, marked the early min-E
utes of the period. One minute The Wolverines held MSU off
into the frame, with the score for the rest of the period and tied
tied, 2-2. Thompson, State's lead- the score with five minutes left.
ing scorer, took the puck in front Bernie Gagnon picked the puck up
of the Michigan net, faked a shot, at center ice and skated around
and skated past the left side of several Spartans down the right
the net, taking Bagnell with him. side of the rink.
r He then passed the puck behind
him to Mark Calder on the right He gave the puck to Falk at the

DETROIT iP) - Ned Harkness.
the Detroit Red Wing coach who,;
was the target of bitter criticism!
from newly resigned General Man-1
ager Sid Abel. was named Abel's
successor yesterday by ownerl
Bruce Norris.
"It did come as a bit of a sur-
prise," Harkness said at the team's
Olympia Stadium office, adding,;
"It's a great break for me oppor-
tunity wise and financial wise."
However, the first-year National
Hockey League coach said "I
haven't been relieved of my job as
a coach. This was made very clear
to me by Mr. Norris."
"But." he added later, "if I
follow the requirements of Mr.1
Norris as general manager I don't .
feel I could also coach and do
both jobs right."
Meanwhile, Norris called Coach'
Doug Barkley up from the team's'
Forth Worth farm club of the

Central Hockey League to serve
as a temporary coach. He was ex-
pected to join the team today
before the game in Detroit against
Buffalo. He "will take over be-
hind the bench for the next few
games while we consider various
candidates for coach," Norris said.
Harkness, 49, was the target of
a number of verbal broadsides by
Abel when the veteran of 30 years
in the Wings' organization resign-
ed Wednesday.
Harkness. who coached at Ren-
sellaer Polytechnic Institute for 14
years and at Cornell University
for seven years, said there would
be a meeting today to discuss a
new team "policy."
Chief Scout Jimmy Skinner;
Baz Bastlen, assistant general
manager; scout Jack Paterson;
and Jim Bishop, executive direc-
tor, were to join Harkness to
"crystalize our thinking," Hark-
ness said.

side of the goal, who pushed it
into the unguarded net. Two min-
utes later, with the Wolverines
enjoying a man advantage. Brian
Slack skated with the puck toward
the Spartan goal, and about eight
feet out, skated around Dick Hott-

top of the circle, and Falk shot it
past the right side of goalie Jim
Watt.
The Spartans took the lead two
minutes into the second period
just after Connelly was sent off
the ice for charging. Mike De-

EASY VICTO

-Daily-Dave Schindel
Bripn Slack (8) zeroes in on MSU net
RY:
nasts dumpWU

Special To The Daily
KALAMAZOO,- The Michigan
gymnastic team romped to their
first dual meet victory of the sea-
son yesterday, posting a 160.7 to.
138.0 decision over Western Mich-
igan.
Except for the parallel bars
event, in which' the Wolverines
posted a score of 25.45, the team
averaged above the 27 point mark.
In the all-around competition,
Rick McCurdy led the Wolverines
with a 52.85 total, while Ray Gura
had 52.75 and Ted Martirfinish-!
ed third with a 50.70 score.
The strongest event of the night
was in the long horse, where Gura
posted a 9.3, McCurdy and Terry
Boys tied at 9.1 while Pete Rogers,
was close behind with a 9.05 total.
Coach Newt Loken was very1
pleased with the performance of
Ed Howard on the high bar. How-
ard's score was a 9.45, good enough
to lead all competitors in t h a t
event. Rounding out the Wolverine
high bar attack were Marti with
an 8.85 and Gura with an 8.75.
One of the more pleasant sur-
prises was the performance of
freshman, Monty Falb who equal-
ed McCurdy's 9.10 for the Mich-
igain high in the rings event. Mike
Sale's 8.65 gave the team a 26.85
total in that event.
Dick Kaziny, Ray Gura and
Mike Gluck combined to post a
27.05 score in the side horse.
In the free exercises, G u r a
was the only Wolverine to hit the
nine point plateau with a 9.0 even
while McCurdy was second with an

8.90, followed by Boys, who man- ing up before their next meet.

aged an 8.80.
In the parallel bars, no Wol-
verine managed to score above
8.60, which was posted by Marti.
Behind him were Gura with a 8.45
and McCurdy with a 8.40. This is
the event which bothered Loken
the most and he plans to empha-
size that part of the competition
in the two weeks of practice com-

Despite the weakness in t h e
parallel bars, Loken feels t h a t
the team had a pretty good meet
for the beginning of the season
and is confident that it will not
take long for the squad to reach
the 164 point average which the
team consistently attained as they
captured the national champion-
ship.

man, sending the puck through Marco took a shot from the point,
the bewildered defender's legs. and not only was Bagnell screened
Slack then passed to Buck by several of his own team, but INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Straub. the puck seemed to deflect off a
The game began as it ended Wolverine skate. FOLK SINGER
with Michigan almost unable to The Wolverines tied the score
mount any 'offense at all, much 16 minutes later, when Gagnon RON McDONALD
less an effective one. Six minutes took a shot from the bue line
into the game Jerry DeMarco took; The shot went past a number of
a rebound- of a Calder shot and blue uniforms. The Wolverines A RI E AU HE
put the Spartans ahead. 1-0. screening the Spartan -goalie for
First Period. SCORING: 1. MsU, a change. corner-Hill and E. University
L. DeMarco (Thompson, M. DeMar- This was the first time in two
co) 6:08; 2. M, Falk (Gagvon, Car- I1 .. r.&SQt. 50C
tier) 15:15. PENALTIES: 1. M. Marra years that Michigan has lost in
(tripping) 1:25; 2. MSU, G. Gagnon East Lansing. It l'as also been two
(holding) 15:02; 3. M, B. Gagnon years since the Spartans have lost -
(interference( 6:31; 4. MSU, Fine- in Ann Arbor. The Wolverines get
gan (tripping) 16:24; 5. M. Gubow it- hne 4edthttai i
(high sticking) 10:37. a chance to end that tradition nea ly Sports St f
Second Period. SCORING: 3. MSU, tonight at 8 at the Coliseum.
M. DeMarco (Sokoll, Bold) 2:02; --------------- ------
4. M, B. Gagnon (Gambsby, Cartier)
18:06. PENALTIES: 6. M. Connelly
(charging) 1:54; 7. M. Slack (hold-
stchaing) 11; °9 , Boil n(ih- Chinia.W eek Ja nt. 10416''1971
si) 140g); . SU, Finegan (hih-
terference) 18:00.
Third Period. SCORING: 5. MSU, Jan. 12 SUNDAY-MONDAY Jan.13
Calder (Thompson, Bold) 1:02; 6. TWO NEW FEATURE FILMS IN COLOR
Straub (Slack, Gamsby) 3:34; 7.
*MSU, DeMarco (Bold, Thompson)
9:48; 8. MSU, Sokoll (Thompson, G.
Gagnon) 12:44; 9. M, Mallette (Gag- "/pt
non, Falk) 15:3. PENALTIES: 1.e East Is Red J f r Ca"
MSU, Olson '(interference) 2:53; 11. *U
S, Connelly (interference) 8:17; Epic ballet-opera-drama of The latest feature
12. M, Nixon (hooking) 12:31. Epcbalt-pradof f .
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Judge upholds Haywood shift;
orders hearing on NBA rule

LOS ANGELES (M) - U.S. Dis-
trict Court Judge Warren J. Fer-
guson yesterday in effect ruled for
and against basketball star Spenc-
er Haywood in his law suit against
the National Basketball Associa-
tion.
The court, after a nearly three-
hour hearing, denied an action
by the Denver Rockets of t h e
American Basketball Association
which sought to have the 21-year-
old superstar play for them and
no one else.
In the more provocative ruling,
Ferguson continued Haywood's
temporary restraining o r d e r
against the NBA for 10 days. The
player's action is aimed at the
NBA's rule regarding the National
Collegiate Athletic Association's
four-year rule.

If, the judge ruled, Haywood
and his battery of attorneys have
not filed prima facie evidence
within the 10 days, a cause of ac-
tion questioning the antitrust pos-
sibilities in the case, the restrain-
ing order then will be dissolved.
The decision means that Hay-
wood can resume play with the
Seattle SuperSonics of the NBA.
It was the signing by the Seattle
club of Haywood on Dec. 28
that precipitated the biggest
wrinkle in the long, drawn a n d
complex lawsuit.
Haywood filed against the NBA,
attacking its rulethatsno college
player can compete in the league
until his college class has grad-
uated. The ABA has no such re-
striction. Haywood's class at the
University of Detroit graduates

Attorney Arthur Groman, rep-
resenting the NBA, charged in the
hearing that President Sam Schul-
man of the SuperSonics instigated
the entire action on behalf of
Haywood against the NBA - of
which his club is an expansion
member - and accused the multi-
millionaire owner of attempting to
"subvert and destroy the NBA."
Haywood last year signed a six-
year contract for $1.9 million
which actually extended over a
span of many years, beyond the
first six when it was presumed he
would be playing regularly with
the Rockets. He originally h a d
signed with Denver as a financial
hardship case the previous season.
Haywood became disenchanted
with the contract last fall and sev-
ered relations with Denver, setting
off the ensuing chain of lawsuits.

11 1

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SProfessional League Standings

June.

FOR

SUBLETTING

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Boston
New York
Montreal
Toronto
Vancouver
Detroit
Buffalo
W
Chicago
St. Louis
Minnesota
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
Los Angeles
California

NHL
ast Division
W L T
28 6 5
27 7 6
18 12 8
18 19 2
14 23 3
12 22 4
8 23 6
West Division

Pts. GF GA
61 185 100
58 133 84
44 136 107
38 136 113
31 112 146
28 110 159
22 81 146
57 149 84
47 102 94
34 84 110
32 91 109
31 110 116
29 113 139
-26 94 130

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13
10
11
12

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9
18
19
19
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Yesterday's Results
No games scheduled.
Today's Games
Los Angeles at Montreal
Pittsburgh at Toronto
* New York at Minnesota'
Boston at Chicago
Buffalo.at Detroit
V44eouver at St. Louis
'alifornia at Philadelphia
NSA
Eastern Conference
Atlantic Division
W L Pc
New York 32 13 .7
Boston 26 18 .5
Philadelphia 25 20 .5
, Buffalo 12 33 .2
Central Division
Baltimore 26 16 .6
Cincinnati 19 22 .4
Atlanta 14 31 .3
Cleveland 5 44 .1

Pacific Division
Los Angeles 24 18 .571 -
San Diego 23 22 .511 2
San Francisco 23 23 .500 2112
Seattle 20 25 .444 5}
Portland 15 31 .316 10y4 -
Yesterday's Results
Baltimore 115, Atlanta 104
Boston 122, Phoenix 114
Detroit 115, Cincinnati 109
Los Angeles 123, Philadelphia 117
San Francisco at San Diego, inc.
Seattle 110, Buffalo 102
Portland 115, Chicago 105
Only games scheduled.
ABA
East Division
W L Pet. GB
Virginia 30 14 .682 -
Kentucky 26 17 .608 3%
New York 18 22 .450 10
Carolina 18 25 .416 11%
Floridians 18 25 .416 11%
Pittsburgh 18 28 .391. 13
West Division
Utah 27 13 .675 -
Indiana 26 15 .634 13%
Memphis 21 21. .500 7
Denver 15 25 .375 12
Texas 15 27 .357 13
Yesterday's Results
Carolina 115, Pittsburgh 100
Floridians 119, Memphis 112
Denver vs. Texas at Lubbock, inc.
New York 125, Kentucky 111
Only games scheduled

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