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Des Moines Buccaneers Hire New Team President

May 19, 2016 - The Des Moines Buccaneers are pleased to announce that they have hired Doug Miller as their new Team President. Miller comes to the Bucs with a strong resume of hockey experience, including 12 years in the USHL with the Waterloo Black Hawks. In 2001 Miller was hired by Waterloo as the General Manager of Business Operations, a position he held until 2009 when he was promoted to President. While in that position the USHL recognized Miller with the Dave Tyler Executive of the Year Award for the 2011-2012 season. Prior to ... Full Story

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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

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


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