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Page Twelve

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Wednesday, May 1, 1971

CANADIENS CLAIM STANLEY CUP

CHICAGO (AW - Veteran-Henri
Richard, whose emotional out-
burst had rocked Montreal last
weekend, fired a pair of goals
last night and led the proud
Canadiens to their 15th modern
Stanley Cup championship with
a 3-2 victory over the Chicago
Black Hawks.
Richard, who had exploded in
anger at Coach Al MacNeil after
the Canadiens lost the fifth

game of this National Hockey
League series, turned it around
for Montreal when the B l a c k
Hawks, divisional champions in
each of the past two seasons,
seemed on the verge of taking
their first Stanley Cup in a de-
cade.
Chicago had charged in front
2-0 in the decisive seventh game
but the Canadiens kept coming
and within four minutes late in

the second period they tied the
game.
Then rookie goalie Ken Dry-
den, the ex-Cornell All-Ameri-
can, turned in a spectacular ef-
fort, protecting the lead from
the desperate Hawks' attack af-
ter Richard's second goal ha d
put-Montreal in front early in
the third period.
Jacques Lemaire started Mont-
real's comeback with less than ,
six minutes left in the second
period when he whipped a 65-
foot slap shot past Chicago
goalie Tony Esposito. The game
Hawks' goalie never moved on
the shot and appeared screened
on the play.
Lemaire's goal seemed to give
the Canadiens a lift and just
over four minutes later they
tied the game on Richard's
score.
Tlie t'eams were each skating

one man short when Lemaire
fought off a check in the corner
and centered the puck to Rich-
ard, who was gliding in front of
the Chicago net. One flick of the
veteran center's wrists and the
puck was past Esposito, tying it
at 2-2.
That sent it down to the final
20 minutes and the Canadiens
wasted little time.
Richard, back at center after
Coach MacNeil had made anoth-
er line shift, charged into the
Hawks' zone and converted per-
fect passes from Rejean Houle
and Guy Lapointe for the deci-
sive goal.
Now is was up to Dryden as
the Hawks poured rush after
rush at the young goalie, who
had played only six games be-
fore the playoffs but performed
in every one of the Canadiens'
20 Cup contests.

LONBORG RETURNS:

Boston
By The Associated Press
B 0 S T O N - Jim Lonborg
made a dramatic return to the
major leagues and came o u t a
winner last night as Rico Petro-
celli's three-run seventh inning
homer lifted the Boston R e d
Sox from behind to a 5-3 vic-
tory over the Detroit Tigers.
Lonborg, just called up from
the minors where he has been
trying to regain his 1967 Cy
Young Award form, came on in
relief at the start of the seventh
with the Red Sox trailing 3-2
and received a lengthy, stand-
ing ovation from the Fenway
Park crowd of 13,021.
The tall right-hander respond-
ed with a brilliant performance,

-Associated Press
MONTREAL'S RAJEAN HOULE (7) tangles with Chicago's Pit
Martin (14) for the precious puck in last night's Stanley Cup finals.
The Canadiens recaptured the coveted cup on the Hawks home ice
defeating the Black Hawks, 3-2 after stretching the series to 3-3
Sunday.

DUMP COLONELS
Beaty paces Stars to ABA title

bombs -
hurling hitless ball over the final
three innings to gain credit for
the victory via the Red Sox'
rally in the bottom of the sev-
enth.
Reggie Smith started it
against Detroit reliever B il1
Denehy with his third straight
single of the night.
Carl Yastrzemski doubled him
to third and Petrocelli greeted
reliever Tom Timmerman with
his fourth homer into the left
field screen.
In duns rampage
WASHINGTON - Sam Mc-
Dowell, working on a 10-walk
no-hitter for six innings, w as
lifted after Joe Fay's leadoff
single in the seventhlast night
hut won his first game as a
starter this season as the Cleve-
land Indians whipped the aWsh-
ington Senators 7-3.
Vince Colbert replaced Mc-
Dowell, 2-5, after Foy's single
to center in the seventh, and
yielded one run on three hits
in the ninth.
Eddie Leon's three-run homer
in the sixth and Roy Foster's
solo homer in the second were
among the Indians' nine hits off
loser Denny McLain, 4-6, in the
six innings he lasted.
Braves brilliant
ATLANTA -- Hank Aaron,
Ralph Garr and Clete Boyer
belted home runs, staking the
Atlanta Braves to an early five-
run lead, and they withstood a
late New York rally for an 8-6
victory over the Mets last night.
Aaron rapped his 13th homer

The Hawks stormed Dryden
but time and again the young
goalie turned them back.
Jim Pappin, who missed an
open corner moments before the
second period ended, incredibly
missed another with 10 minutes
left in the game.
The Hawks charged through
the fog-shrouded Chicago Sta-
dium ice almost continuously as
the battled first the Canadiens
and finally the clock.
But Dryden would not be beat.
The rookie goalie, a part-time
law student, kicked out 12 shots
in the third period and 33 for the
game.
As time ran out the Canadiens
mobbed the young netminder
and, in an emotional meeting at
the side boards, Richard hugged
MacNeil, the coach he had
called "incompetent" only five
days before.
Bengails
of the year in the first inning,
scoring behind Felix Millan,
who had opened with a single
off Jim McAndrew, 0-2. It was
Aaron's 605th lifetime homer.
The Braves picked up f o u r
runs in thv third on Garr's fifth
homer - and third in two
nights - and Boyer's three-
run blow. Aaron singled and
Orlando Cepeda walked before
his fourth homer of the year.
S* x
Cubs clipped
CHICAGO - Bobby Bonds
drove in thiee runs, two on his
10th homer, and San Francisco
batted around in a five-run
sixth as the rampaging Giants
snapped the Chicago Cubs' six-
game winning streak 7-3 yester-
day.
Bonds followed Alan Galla-
gher's single in the fifth with
the homer that sent the Giants
to their 28th victory in 38
games.
Bonds' sacrifice fly and Hal
Lanier's single drove in the first
two runs and a pair of walks
and Ken Henderson's two-run
single capped the outburst.
BILLBOARD
The IM Sports Building has
expanded its hours during the
summer and will be open and
available for use each weekday
from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Matt Mann
Pool will also be available from
2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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SALT LAKE CITY () -The time lead with Beaty hitting 18
Utah Stars, behind the 36-point points, and his teammate, Glen
sh o o t i n g of Zelmo Beaty, Combs, hit 20.
swamped the Kentucky Colonels It was Beaty's under-the-
131-121 last night to win the basket scoring against Issel
American Basketball Association which gave the Stars wide leads
championships, early in the fourth period before
The Stars, who lost in the Darrel Carrier got hot for Ken-
ABA finals to Indiana last year, tucky.
broke the game open early in Four straight baskets, includ-
the fourth quarter, stretching ing three for three points, pulled
their lead to as much as 14 the Colonels within six points
points. The Colonels came with- opening the fourth period.
in five points twice at 99-94 and Carrier backed up Issel with
112-107. 31 points. Willie Wise added 22
Before a screaming crowd of for Utah.
13,260, Utah iced the game in The Stars pushed to a 10-3
the closing minute as Mike But- lead in the opening two minutes
ler came off the bench to hit a and led until Issel's 15-footer
three - pointer and two f r e e tied it at 18-18.
throws. - Carrier's three - pointer gave
Kentucky, which had come Kentucky a lead it held until
back in the series after being Utah tied it 24-24.
down 2-0 and 3-2, stayed in the The Colonels led 32-28 after
game on the shooting of Dan the first quarter, but Utah tied
Issel, who finished with 41 it at 36-36.
points. The lead changed hands three
The Stars took a 61-54 half- times before Combs' jumper put
Major League Standings
AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
East East
W L Pct. GB W L Pet. GB
Boston 22 11 .667 - New York 21 13 .618 -
Baltimore 20 14 .588 2/ Pittsburgh 22 14 .611 -
New York 16 17 .485 6 St. Louis 21 15 .583 1
Detroit 16 19 .457 7 Chicago 18 18 .500 4
Washington 15 21 .417 81 Montreal 13 15 .464 5
Cleveland 14 20 .412 811 Philadelphia 11 23 .324 10
West West
Oakland 25 14 .641 - San Francisco 28 10 .737 -
Minnesota 19 17 .528 4% Atlanta 19 18 .514 8%
Kansas City 18 19 .486 6 Houston 18 19 .486 9
California 18 20 .474 6% Los Angeles 18 20 .474 10
Milwaukee 14 18 .438 7112 Cincinnati 14 22 .389 13
Chicago 13 20 .394 9 San Diego 10 26 .278 17
Results Results
Baltimore 6, New York 2 Pittsburgh 3, Montreal 2
Cleveland 7, Washington 3 Atlanta 8, New York 6
Boston 5, Detroit 3 Cincinnati 4, Philadelphia 3
Chicago at Kansas City, postponed St. Louis 6, Los Angeles 5
Minnesota at California, inc. Houston 3, San Diego 2
Milwaukee at Oakland, inc. San Francisco 7, Chicago 3
Today's Games Today's Games
Milwaukee at Oakland, night New York at Philadelphia, night
Minnesota at California, night Montreal at Atlanta, night
Chicago at Kansas City, night Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, night
Detroit at Cleveland, night San Diego at Houston, night
Baltimore at Washington, night San Francisco at Chicago
New York at Boston, night Los Angeles at St. Louis, night

the Stars ahead to stay, 41-40.
Utah pulled into a seven-poieis
half-time advantage by outscor-
ing Kentucky 14-9 in the last
three minutes of the half. Dur-
ing the stretch, Utah's Red Rob-
bins dropped three shots and
started fast breaks.
There were mixups with the
official clock at least. three
times, and in the second half
Colonels' General Manager Alex
Groza jumped up to complain to
ABA Commissioner Jack Dolph.
Wise, a .6-6 forward in his
second year, .added 20 rebounds,
17 of them off the defensive
board, allowing Beaty to con-
centrate on the offensive board.

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-Associated Press
NEW YORK YANKEE Bobby Murcer kicks the ball free from the hand of Oriole catcher Elrod Hen-
dricks to score from third in last night's clash in Yankee Stadium, The Birds took the tilt, 6-3, behind
the homerun power of Paul Blair and Brooks Robinson.

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