Sport: Playoffs & Profits

If Paul Bunyan. famed superman of lumber-camp legend, had been a hockey player, he would have liked a game that was played in Montreal last week. The two teams, Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Maroons, skated onto the ice at 8:30 p. m. At the end of the three standard 20-minute periods, neither team had made a goal. Because the rules in the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup playoffs prohibit ties, they went on playing.

One overtime period is an ordinary occurrence in hockey. In the playoffs, two or three "sudden death" periods, in...

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