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Phase II of USHL Concludes as Buccaneers Make 22 Selections

May 3, 2016 - The Des Moines Buccaneers completed Phase II of the 2016 USHL Draft by making 22 selections, including the 2nd overall pick Tommy Parrottino on Tuesday, May 3rd. In total the Buccaneers ended the day after picking twelve forwards, including Parrottino, nine defensemen and one goaltender. Director of Player Personnel Rick Beckfeld felt that the Buccaneers did a good job of filling their needs. "We got the players we wanted to get in the first three rounds where we had five picks," declared Beckfeld. "We got all the ... Full Story

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Buccaneers Make Nine Selections in Phase I of USHL Draft

May 2, 2016 - The Des Moines Buccaneers made nine selections in Phase I of the 2016 USHL Draft Monday night. In all the Buccaneers picked four forwards, four defensemen and one goaltender. Braden Costello, Stanislav Demin, Christian Stoever and Brady Ziemer were each taken successively in the first four rounds while Cam Knuble, Justin Engelkes, Antonio Andreozzi, Luke Robinson and Mathias Laferriere were selected in rounds six through ten respectively. Costello, Knuble, Engelkes and Laferriere are forwards, Demin, Ziemer, Andreozzi a... Full Story

USHL Phase I Draft Is Monday, May 2nd

May 2, 2016 - The Des Moines Buccaneers will participate in Phase I of the USHL Draft on Monday, May 2nd. The Buccaneers have the 2nd overall pick in the draft and go in to the draft with 9 selections to make. There will be coverage of the USHL draft live online at www.ushl.com. Included will be a USHL Draft Show which have pick by pick analysis of the 10 rounds that will take place on Monday. Players drafted in this leg of the draft are "Futures" age players, and for this draft are going to be players born in the year 2000. The dr... Full Story

Former Buccaneers Vie for the Stanley Cup

April 13, 2016 - The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs begin tonight and three former Buccaneers are looking to claim Lord Stanley's Cup; Matt Read, Kyle Okposo and Trevor Lewis. This is the fifth season with the Philadelphia Flyers for Matt Read and in 79 games played this year he has scored 11 goals and 26 points. Read was a Buccaneer during the 2006-07 season, in which he had a 62 point regular season. He played for the Bemidji State University Beavers for four seasons after his time in Des Moines where he was named captain his senior year. ... Full Story


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