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Slow Start Costs Buccaneers

November 25, 2015 - The Des Moines Buccaneers fell behind early to the Sioux City Musketeers and were unable to dig themselves out of the hole and fell by a score of 4-1. Both goaltenders played strong first periods matching each other save for save but Sioux City got a 1-0 lead late in the period when David Trinkberger took a shot from the point that Jan Ruzicka made the save on but the puck inadvertently bounced off a Des Moines player and into the back of the net. Ruzicka made 12 saves in the first, Sioux Ci... Full Story

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Griffins Take Down Wild 5-1

November 25, 2015 - GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The Iowa Wild (3-15-1-2, 9 points) were defeated by the Grand Rapids Griffins (6-8-0-1, 13 points) 5-1 in front of 8,589 fans on Wednesday at Van Andel Arena. Four different Griffins posted multi-point games, led by forward Mitch Callahan's three points. Center Andy Miele and right wing Mark Zengerle added three assists, and Tomas Jurco scored twice in Grand Rapids' ninth straight victory over Iowa. Grand Rapids goalie Tom McCollum (2-6-0) stopped 28 of 29 shots for his team's... Full Story

Des Moines Buccaneers Week Preview

November 25, 2015 - The Des Moines Buccaneers have a busy week in store over Thanksgiving week with home tilts against the Sioux City Musketeers on Wednesday, the Green Bay Gamblers on Friday, and then they travel to Lincoln to take on the Stars Saturday. The Musketeers come into Buccaneer Arena Wednesday with an 8-9-0 record after defeating Green Bay at home 2-1 on Saturday, November 21st. The Musketeers are just a single point ahead of Des Moines as they sit all alone in fifth place in the Western Conference ... Full Story

Iowa Energy Acquire Returning Player Rights to Khalif Wyatt

November 25, 2015 - Des Moines, Iowa. - The Iowa Energy have acquired the returning player rights to Khalif Wyatt from the Delaware 87ers, the team announced today. In exchange, the Energy will trade Rick Jackson to the 87ers. Trade is pending successful completion of physicals from both players. Wyatt 6-4, 209) last played in the NBA D-League in 2013-14 for the Springfield Armor (now Grand Rapids Drive) averaging 16.2 points, 2.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists in 20 games (10 starts). Wyatt played in the Israeli Basketb... Full Story

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November 27 USHL Green Bay at Des Moines 8:05 p.m.
November 25 AHL Iowa 1 at Grand Rapids 5 Final
November 25 USHL Sioux City 4 at Des Moines 1 Final
November 22 D-League Fort Wayne 77 at Iowa 88 Final
November 22 AHL Iowa 1 at Chicago 2 Final
November 21 AHL Lake Erie 3 at Iowa 2 Final
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