THIS DATE IN SPORTS

        On this Day in Sports History November 27 1956 – 1957 NFL Draft: Paul Hornung from University of Notre Dame first pick by Green Bay Packers 1960 – Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHLer to score 1,000 points 1960 – Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38 Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe1961 – Gordie Howe becomes 1st to

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METRO BASKETBALL

The Metro Basketball League features three games at the Provincial Training Centre. AT seven two teams with 4-6 records ACW Law and George Street Beer Market  clash The top two teams Atlantic Woodworking who are 9-1 and the 8-2 M5 team meet The 9 o clock game has the 1-9 Fougers Menchenton and Swilers who

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AVALON EAST DRAFT

  The Avalon East Hockey League held its second draft on Tuesday night. A total of five players were chosen. The C-B-N Stars picked two players, Mark Roebothan and Paul Cuff. Southern Shore Breakers chose Dylan Cook, Bell Island drafted Corey Drake and Northeast Eagles claimed James Blair.     Team GP W L OTL

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DRUKEN JOINS LAW SUIT ACTION

  A Newfoundlander, who played in the National Hockey League with Vancouver Canucks has joined in the on the lawsuit brought forth by former NHL players claiming the National Hockey League hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions. 35 year old Harold Druken of St. John’s  claimed he has anger and substance abuse issues.

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NFLDER GETS HOCKEY CANADA POST

A Newfoundlander has been elected the interim chairman of Hockey Canada’s Development Council. Ken Chafe was elected at the Hockey Canada meeting in Toronto. Chafe is also the development chair of Hockey HNL . He will now lead the coordination and fostering of development programs for all Canadian members and will work with all 13

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ANOTHER TITLE FOR GUSHUE

  Brad Gushue remains hot winning yet another curling title. This time he claims the Dave Jones Stanhope Simpson Mayflower cash spiel. Gushue scored two in the first added two more in the third and wrapped up his game against Svn Michel of Switzerland with three in the seventh for a 7-3 decision.   Teams

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LEAFS, KINGS SPLIT

  The St. John’s Maple Leafs and Western Kings split their weekend Major Midget Hockey games. The Kings win 3-1 Saturday. Jalen Gillard scored twice for the Kings and Robert Hicks added a single. Lucas Osmond scored for the Leafs. Sunday the Maple Leafs win 5-2. Kyle McGrath, Cody Langmead, Kent Gillingham, James Locke and

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CALLED UP TO HABS

Following Friday night’s 5-3 win in Brooklyn, the Canadiens called up forward Sven Andrighetto from the St. John’s IceCaps. In 17 games with the IceCaps this season Andrighetto has collected six goals and nine assists, for a total of 15 points.