Monday, December 15, 2008

Excitement Builds For Home Debut

It's a little sad looking back on the build up and excitement surrounding the birth of the Scouts, knowing how quickly it all crashed and burned.

On October 27, 1974, The Kansas City Star devoted an entire 18 page section to hockey and the Scouts. There are diagrams of hockey basics, a hockey glossary, profiles of coach Bep Guidolin, GM Sid Abel, owner/president Ed Thompson, and each player, a look back at how the Scouts came to be, and coverage of the brand new Kemper Arena.

Here are the player profiles from the special section:

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