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Buccaneers lose to Stampede

February 6, 2016 - The defending Clark Cup Champion Sioux Falls Stampede got goals in every period and were able to keep the Buccaneers off the board even strength all night and came away with a 5-2 home victory on Saturday. Sioux Falls struck first in the game at the 14:31 mark of the first period when Csanad Erdely cut in from Jan Ruzicka's left and buried his own rebound to give the Stampede a 1-0. It took a little over a minute for the Buccaneers to respond with a MidAmerican Energy power play goal. Georgy Gorodetsky took the puck f... Full Story

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Buccaneers win 6-3

February 5, 2016 - The Des Moines Buccaneers erupted for five goals in the first period and used that momentum to keep the Waterloo Black Hawks at bay and come away with a 6-3 victory. Both teams were kept scoreless more than halfway through the first period but Nikita Pavlychev buried his sixth goal of the season from Waterloo goaltender Cale Morris' left after being fed from Will Harrison from behind the goal line at 12:13 of the first period. Just 19 seconds later Wyatt Bongiovanni made a backhanded pass up against the right wing boar... Full Story

Zach Jordan Commits to UNO

February 5, 2016 - Des Moines Buccaneer forward Zach Jordan has committed to playing hockey for the University of Nebraska Omaha. Jordan will play for UNO head coach Dean Blais and make his new home Baxter Arena, which just opened in the fall of 2015. UNO has had a lot of recent success as they made their first Frozen Four appearance in 2015 and this season climbed as high as #2 in the USCHO.com rankings. "They're a great team, I'm really comfortable with the rink, I know a lot of guys on the team, I've played in Omaha before, I just t... Full Story

Buccaneers Call up Two Affiliates

February 5, 2016 - The Des Moines Buccaneers have called up a couple of affiliate players to help them out this weekend against Waterloo and Sioux Falls. Kobe Roth, a forward from Warroad, Minnesota, has been playing for the Minnesota Wilderness of the NAHL throughout the season. In 35 games for the Wilderness Roth has 7 goals and 20 points, but Buccaneers Assistant Coach Nate Weossner believes Roth brings a lot more than just the ability to score points to the USHL. "This kid's a smart hockey player. He was a prolific scorer in Minneso... Full Story


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