• Short Summary

    IN A NATIONAL ICE HOCKEY LEAGUE MATCH ON SUNDAY (FEBRUARY 16TH) NEW YORK RANGERS DEFEATED THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS BY FOUR GOALS TO TWO.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PLAY (N. YORK SCORE GOAL DOWN WING)
    0.08

    2.
    SV SCUFFLE ROUND GOAL-MOUTH, UP FIELD AND NEW YORK.
    0.18

    3.
    GV CROWD.
    0.19

    4.
    GV TORONTO SCORE FROM CLOSE IN.
    0.28

    5.
    GV CROWD
    0.29

    6.
    MV MY NEW YORK SCORE A THIRD TIME.
    0.36

    7.
    LV ZOOM INTO CC FIGHT BREAKS OUT AMONGST PLAYERS.
    0.49

    8.
    GV CROWD
    0.51

    9.
    MV NEW YORK SCORE 4TH GOAL PAST TORONTO GOALKEEPER IN MID-FIELD
    1.02



    Initials SW/N/AE/GJB


    SPORT: ICE HOCKEY

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN A NATIONAL ICE HOCKEY LEAGUE MATCH ON SUNDAY (FEBRUARY 16TH) NEW YORK RANGERS DEFEATED THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS BY FOUR GOALS TO TWO. THE GAME, PARTICULARLY THE FINAL PERIOD, WAS MARKED BY VIOLENT SCENES.

    17,250 PEOPLE WERE AT MADISON SQUARE GARDENS TO SEE NEW YORK RANGERS DEFEAT TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS COMFORTABLY. NEW YORK TOOK A CLEAR LEAD OF TWO GOALS IN THE FIRST PERIOD THROUGH HADFIELD AND JEFFREY. THEN IN THE SECOND PERIOD TORONTO HIT BACK WITH A GOAL BUT RATALLE MADE SURE OF VICTORY FOR RANGERS IN THE OPENING MINUTES OF THE FINAL PERIOD. TORONTO DID SCORE AGAIN THROUGH SCHMIDT, BUT WITH FIGHTING REDUCING THE NUMBER OF PLAYERS, RANGERS SCORED THEIR FOURTH GOAL IN THE LAST SECONDS OF THE MATCH. THIS VICTORY CONFIRMED RANGERS' THIRD POSITION IN THE EASTERN DIVISION OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND IT CAME AFTER THREE SUCCESSIVE DEFEATS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABFX9J0519GW618KFIND0895QV
    Media URN:
    VLVABFX9J0519GW618KFIND0895QV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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