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Buccaneers with Longest Active Winning Streak in USHL

February 20, 2017 - The Des Moines Buccaneers are on a four-game winning streak which is their longest streak of the season and they are currently tied with the Sioux City Musketeers for the longest active winning streak in the USHL. "Our guys have done an awesome job digging in; we've had a heck of a stretch and it hasn't been easy," points out Des Moines Buccaneer Assistant Coach Nate Weossner. Des Moines just finished five straight games on the road, which is the most they'll play away from Buccaneer Arena all season, yet they won fou... Full Story

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Des Moines Wins Fourth in a Row After Defeating Dubuque 3-2

February 18, 2017 - The Buccaneers are on a season long four game winning streak after knocking off the Dubuque Fighting Saints 3-2 on Saturday night. Des Moines dialed up the pressure in the first period as they outshot Dubuque 10-7 despite having just one power play opportunity to two for the Fighting Saints. The Buccaneers got the first goal of the game on a mad scramble where they didn't give up on the play. Defenseman Scooter Brickey led the rush from the right wing side and circled the net before centering to David Keefer out front... Full Story

Buccaneers Score Four in Third Period to Defeat Cedar Rapids

February 9, 2017 - The Des Moines Buccaneers couldn't manage a goal until the third period but good goaltending and timely scoring allowed them to hold on until then and skate away to a 4-1 victory Wednesday night on the road over Cedar Rapids. Neither team could find the back of the net in the opening period as Cedar Rapids went 0-for-2 on the power play and Des Moines was unsuccessful in one man advantage. The RoughRiders started out the period with an edge in shots on goal but Des Moines would end up winning that statistic 12-9 after ... Full Story

Buccaneers Fall to Dubuque 3-1

February 4, 2017 - The Buccaneers were able to take the lead in the second period but that would be the only goal they could muster as the fell at home to Dubuque 3-1 Friday. The Des Moines Buccaneers applied pressure early in the contest as they fired the first seven shots on goal and outshot Dubuque 10-5 in the first period but were unable to capitalize with that advantage and the period ended scoreless. Neither team took a penalty in the opening twenty minutes and we'd go into the 2nd period tied 0-0. Tommy Parrottino got the scori... Full Story


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