We Saw it Happen, But Did It Really?
By Bud Gallmeier
Muskegon, Mich. The land of Make Believe has lost its fascination. Fantasy-has faded intooblivion. Fact has become more unbelievable than fiction. All because of 13 courageous guys who just won't be beaten.
Goalie Jim Shaw Stars as Komets Beat Flags, 2-1
Jim Shaw, who he?
That appeared to be the question on everybody's mind as the lights went down low and Bob Chase announced the Fort Wayne Komets' starting lineup for their opening 1968-69 International Hockey League game last night at Memorial Coliseum and listed Jim Shaw as the starting goaltender. It isn't likely though that the puzzled 7,203 will forget Jim Shaw in a hurry as the K's started on the right foot beating the Port Huron Flags 2-1.
Komets owner caused mess, coliseum manager says
By BLAKE SEBRING Of The News-Sentinel
Tired of taking the blame from Komets owner David Welker, Memorial Coliseum’s manager said the main iseue with the franchise's proposed move to Albany, N.Y., isn’t money from parking and concessions, but poor management.
Yesterday, General Manager Phil Olofson released five years of coliseum financial figures relating to the Komets. The figures show the franchise has been earning less money each year though the coliseum was charging less.