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 - Elmer Moose Vasko and Doug Mohns, who had been...
Elmer Moose Vasko and Doug Mohns, who had been buried under the anonymity of good, solid meat-and-potatoes meat-and-potatoes meat-and-potatoes meat-and-potatoes meat-and-potatoes hockey, last night smashed thru and into the limelight by scoring the biggest goals of their careers to win the biggest game of the season for the Chicago Chicago Black Hawks. They saved the Hawks from hockey oblivion and moved the team into a free-for-all free-for-all free-for-all free-for-all free-for-all shot against the Canadiens tomorrow tomorrow night in Montreal for the world championship of professional professional hockey. Last night's 2 to 1 triumph, which sent another jam-packed jam-packed jam-packed Chicago Stadium crowd into wildly cheering hysteria, squared the Stanley cup series with the Canadiens at three victories victories each. And the goals by Vasko and Mohns came after a second period score by Ralph Backstrom had moved the Canadiens Canadiens only 14 minutes away from the world title their first since 1960. 2 Big Saves by Hall Also up for a laurel wreath was Goalie Glenn Hall, who came up with two big 'saves that won the plaudits of the two coaches after the game. Toe Blake of the Canadiens said Hall's save on Bob Rousseau's second period point blank shot "kept us from a 2 to 0 lead." Billy Reay of the Hawks agreed on that one, and then pointed to the one that Hall blocked and then sat upon near the end of the game. That one, also by Rousseau, came from 10 feet left center, and Reay said, "I thought that one was in." But that's the way the puck rolled on a wild night of hockey. The Hawks, who had collapsed, 6 to 0, in Montreal Tuesday, came out in a belligerent mood. And the Canadiens did not back off. Before seven minutes had I Continued on page 3, eol. 11

Clipped from Chicago Tribune, 30 Apr 1965, Fri,  Page 64

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Chicago Tribune
(Chicago, Illinois)
30 Apr 1965, Fri  • Page 64