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Wednesday, May 7, 1975


Poge Nineteen


Wednesday. May 7, 1975 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Nineteen

Sabres nip Montrea in OT
won the first two games of _ ton's ineptness or Boston'<
their best-of-seven series at perfection.
bres eadhome. 5B o on"They looked like the Celtic
A seventh game, if neces- we expected to see," Joni
sarry, will be played Sunday said. "They had their break g
in Buffalo. tog, they used the full con



By The Associated Press Perreau
B U F F A L O - Rene screened
Robert beat the Montreal Cana- overtime
diens with an overtime goal in a "I was
Stanley Cup playoff game two shoot on
years ago, and he did it again through
last night. there," I
But the right wing of the Buf- right alo
falo S a b r e s' high-scoring "Befor
French Connection line doesn't in a fa
like extra work. back. Bt
"One mistake and you're one, 'He
gone," he said following Buf- in this t
falo's 5-4 victory that gave the ntck a b
Sabres a 3-2 lead over Montreal The S
in their National Hockey victory
Le-tvne semifinal playoff series. dayv iel
Robert made no mistake, the C":
however as he took a pass handily
from Connection center Gil week a

At and scored on a low
d shot at 5:56 of the
t period.
just lucky, trying to
the net, to get it
the guys standing
Robert said. "I shot it
ng the ice.
e the puck is dropped
aceoff, I usually pull
ut I said before this
ck, I'm going to move
time.' I just gave the
abres can win it with a
in Game Six Thurs-
ht in Montreal where
nadiens beat Buffalo
in two Enames last
fter the Sabres had

of the night last evening sent
the game into overtime for Buf-
falo. Ramsay connected at 14:35
of the final period on assists
from Jocelyn Guevremont and
Robert. Ramsay's backhander
was his fourth of the playoffs.
The Canadiens had taken a 4-
3 advantage at 3:10 of ;the third
period on a goal by Jim Rob-
erts, his second of the playoffs.
Roberts beat Sabre goalie Gerry
D~esjardins from about 15 feet
Roberts' game-winner came
after Perreault carried the
puck nearly the length of the
ice and found his right wing
with a crisp pass. Robert
pulled the trigger and sent
the overflow crowd of 15,863
into hysterics.
At the end of regulation play,
Buffalo held a 39-18 shooting
advantage, and in overtime the
Sabres got off six shots to one
for Montreal.
Golden St. 1111
Chicago 106

face off
LANDOVER, MD. - The Bos-
ton Celtics, who have suddenly
come alive after two lacklustre
performances, seek to deadlock
the NBA's Eastern Conference
finals tonight against the Wash-
ington Bullets.
The defending champion Celt-
ics dropped the first two games
of the best-ofs-even series, the
second by a whopping 25 points,
but they bounced back at home
Sunday to whip the Bullets 101-
In a basketball version of
the old chicken - egg riddle,
Coach K. C. Jones of the Bul-
lets found it difficult to de-
cide which contributed most
to the turn-about-Washing-

bsoards. Theyoid it aii.
"But we were lousy in every
phase of the game-on offense,
on defense and on the boards."
Following their first victory,
the Celtics served notice that
they were far from dead.
"We believe in ourselves,"
said John Havlicek. who scor-
ed 26 points. "We've been
two down before and came
Nevertheless, Washington has
lost only six games, counting
both regilar season and play-
offs, at the Capital Centre this
year. And only one more game
in the series will be played at
home after tonight.
The winner of the Boston-
Washington series advances to
the NBA finals again the winner
of the Golden State-Chicago ser-
ies for the Western Conference

Major League Standings
East East
w L Pct. GB W L Pet. GB
Milwaukee 13 8 .619 - Chicago 15 .652 -
Detroit 11 9 .579 1 New York 10 10 .500 3%
Boston 11 9 .550 11/2 Philadelphia 11 11 .500 3/
Cleveland 10 12 .455 354 Pittsburgh 10 10 .500 31/2
New York 10 14 .417 41/ St.tLouis 9 12 .429 5
Baltimore 9 13 .409 4/ Montreal 8 12 .400 52
west west
Oakland 13 10 .565 -- Los Angeles 17 10 .630 -
Texas 13 11 .542 c (incinnati 15 12 .556 2
California 13 12 .520 1 San Francisco 13 12 .520 3
Kansas City 13 62 .520 1 San Diego 13 13 .500 3',
Minnesota 10 10 .500 11, Atlanta 13 15 .464 4'/
Chicago 9 16 .360 5 Houston 10 19 .345 8
Yesterday's Games Yesterday's Games
Detroit 4, Milwaukee 2 San Francisco 7, Atlanta 1
Bosto n4. Cleveland 1 Montreal 9, Chicago 4
New York at Baltimore, ppd., wet Pittsburgh 2, New York 1
grounds Cincinnati 7, San Diego 3
Kansas City 6, Texas 2 Philadelphia at St. Louis, ppd., rain
Minnesota 4, Chicago 15Houson at Los Angeles, late
California at Oakland, late
Today's Games Today's Games
Milwaukee (Champion 4-1 or San Diego (Jones 2-2) at Cincin-
Sprague 0-0) at Detroit (LaGrow), 8 nati (Norman 1-1), night.
p.m. Atlanta (Morton 5-1) at San Fran-
Boston (Lee 2-3) at Cleveland cisco (Barr 1-2), night.
(Peterson 2-2), night. Chicago (Bonham 2-1) at Mon-
New York (May 1-1) at Baltimore treal (McNally 3-2), night.
(Grimsley 0-3), night. Pittsburgh (Reuss 1-2) at New
Texas.(wright 0-1) at Kansas City York (Matlack 2-2), night.
(Busby 3-2), night. Philadelphia (Lonborg 2-1) at St.
California (Singer 2-3) at Oak- Louis (Forsch 2-2), night.
land (Holtzman 1-3), night. Houston (Griffin 0-4 or Forsch
Minnesota (Blyleven 3-1) at Chi- 1-2) at Los Angeles (Messersmith
sago (Osteen 1-3), night. 4-0), night.
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