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Coleman, Jim. "Best in the West (Vancouver Daily Province, January 6, 1940)." The Best of Jim Coleman: Fifty years of Canadian Sport from the Man Who saw it All. Jim Taylor. comp, 22-24. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2005.

AB: The author relates the story of an intense hockey game in Bassano, Alberta between the Bassano hockey team and the Calgarys. At this stop on the Canadian Pacific Railroad, Sam Whiting established and promoted his Bassano hockey team. This particular game, almost called due to the shenanigans of a Bassano fan, was eventually won by Calgarys with their star players the Cook brothers from Taber.

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