HOCKEY—CHICAGO'S unbeaten streak reached eight games, with a 5-1 win (on Ken Wharram's hat trick) over Detroit and a 2-0 victory over Toronto ( Glenn Hall's first shutout this season). MONTREAL Goalie Gump Worsley was injured as the Canadicns lost 6-3 to Toronto. The Canadiens, however, won their next two games (5-1 over Detroit, 5-3 over New York) with Charlie Hodge in the net, to move into second place, four points behind the Black Hawks. TORONTO was 1-1 for the week, and DETROIT lost three out of four. NEW YORK gained its only victory in three games when Vic Hadfield scored with 50 seconds remaining to beat the Bruins 4-3 (the Rangers' other three goals came on Phil Goyette's hat trick). Last-place BOSTON finally won its second game of the season by defeating the Red Wings 4-1.
HORSERACING—Greentree Stable's THE AXE II ($4), with Johnny Rotz up, easily won the $113,700 Man o' War Stakes on the turf at Aqueduct, leaving Will I Rule five lengths behind in second place.
"I feel just like a new bride," said Mrs. Katherine Price as her horse, CARRY BACK ($16), unexpectedly ran away with the $59,400 Trenton Handicap at Garden State Park. N.J. Johnny Sellers guided the 5-year-old to a 2�-length margin over Mongo for Carry Back's first stakes win since he was brought out of retirement last August.
HORSE SHOW—West Germany's HERMANN SCHRIDDE won the President's Cup at the Washington (D.C.) International, but FRANK CHAPOT of the U.S. gained blue ribbons in three other international jumping events to become the show's overall winner with 17 points. TOMBOY, an 8-year-old chestnut marc ridden by Mary Mairs of Pasadena. Calif., was named the champion international horse of the show.
MOTOR SPORTS—West Germany's EUGEN B�HRINGER drove a Mercedes 300 an average of 80.899 mph in six days of racing to win Argentina's Grand Prix for touring cars. His overall time for the rugged 2,732.7-mile road race (divided into six separate geographical sections, starting and ending near Buenos Aires) was 33:22:11, or almost 1� hours faster than the record time for the race set last year by Sweden's Mercedes 220 team of Ewy Rosqvist and Ursula Wirth, who finished third in this year's overall standings.
TENNIS—The U.S. DAVIS CUP TEAM, cool despite the 93� heat and undismayed by Bombay's "sand" courts (SI, Nov. 4), easily won the interzone final against India in Bombay and will meet Australia in the Challenge Round next month. The U.S. took the first two singles matches in straight sets, as Chuck McKinley defeated Premjit Lall 6-4, 6-3, 6-0 and Dennis Ralston beat Ramanathan Krishnan 6-4, 6-1, 13-11. The next day McKinley and Ralston teamed up and took Lall and Jaideep Mukherjea 6-8, 6-3, 12-10, 6-4 in the doubles.
WEIGHT LIFTING—Japan's YOSHINOBU MIYA-KE lifted a total of 832 pounds to better his own world record in the featherweight class by 5� pounds at a meet in Shimonoseki, Japan.