Sport: Hockey: Mid-Season

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The puck left Marty Burke's stick so fast that few of the spectators in the Chicago Stadium knew what had become of it until they heard its sharp crack as Burke's teammate, Paul Thompson, stopped it. Expecting Thompson to try a difficult side shot for the goal, eight players turned sharply on their skates, churned up a white cloud of ice. But back spun the puck to Burke, who, almost as if he were practicing goal shots alone on the rink, sent it sliding past two defensemen, past Goalie Worters—and a...

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