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|Des Moines Buccaneers|
|City:||Des Moines, Iowa|
|League:||United States Hockey League|
|Home Arena:||Buccaneer Arena|
|Colors:|| Red, Blue, White
|General Manager:||Dave Allison|
|Head Coach:||Dave Allison|
|1980–present:||Des Moines Buccaneers|
|Regular Season Titles:||4|
The Buccaneers began USHL play during the 1980-81 and have played all their home games at Buccaneer Arena located in Urbandale, Iowa.
The Buccaneers have won four Anderson Cup Championships (1993–94, 1994–95, 1997–98 and 1998–99) and four Clark Cup Championships (1991–92, 1995–96, 1998–99 and 2005–06) in the thirty years they have been in existence.
The Buccaneers have also had many players continue to play hockey after completing their USHL career in Des Moines. Many players have been given scholarships and move on to play NCAA Division I hockey, while others have gone on to play professional hockey. Most notably, Scott Clemmensen, a native of Des Moines, played for the Buccaneers before going to Boston College to play NCAA Division 1 hockey and then onto the New Jersey Devils and currently plays for the Florida Panthers. Also of note is Kyle Okposo, who played on the 2005-06 Clark Cup championship team prior to playing for the University of Minnesota and is now playing for the New York Islanders.
Year-by-year record Edit
|1980–81||Ivan Prediger||48||23||25||0||0||240||299||46||2nd, South|
|1984–85||Ivan Prediger*, Jim Wiley||48||7||37||3||1||183||255||18||10th|
|1990–91||Bob Ferguson||48||28||18||2||5||247||187||63||t2nd, USHL|
|1991–92||Bob Ferguson||48||35||11||2||1||291||157||73||2nd, USHL||Clark Cup, Gold Cup|
|1992–93||Bob Ferguson||48||33||11||4||0||231||171||70||2nd, USHL|
|1993–94||Bob Ferguson||48||36||12||0||0||231||150||72||1st, USHL||Anderson Cup|
|1994–95||Bob Ferguson||48||38||5||5||0||290||144||81||1st, USHL||Anderson Cup, Clark Cup, Gold Cup|
|1995–96||Scott Owens||46||21||23||2||2||177||174||46||7th, USHL|
|1996–97||Scott Owens||54||37||13||0||4||245||168||78||3rd, South|
|1997–98||Scott Owens||56||40||14||2||0||226||148||82||1st, South||Anderson Cup, Gold Cup|
|1998–99||Scott Owens||56||48||7||1||0||304||133||97||1st, Central||Anderson Cup, Clark Cup|
|1999–00||Tom Carroll||58||35||20||3||3||220||196||73||4th, West|
|2000–01||Tom Carroll||56||32||21||3||3||195||190||67||4th, West|
|2001–02||Bob Ferguson||61||32||24||5||5||222||202||69||3rd, East|
|2002–03||Bob Ferguson||60||27||27||6||6||200||223||60||3rd, East|
|2003–04||Bob Ferguson||60||29||26||5||5||202||200||63||4th, West|
|2004–05||Bob Ferguson†, Regg Simon||60||17||37||6||6||174||244||40||6th, East|
|2005–06||Regg Simon||60||33||21||6||6||208||173||72||t1st, East||Clark Cup, National Champions|
|2006–07||Regg Simon||60||29||21||10||10||215||206||68||6th, West|
|2007–08||Regg Simon‡, Todd Knott||60||14||40||6||6||134||213||34||6th, West|
|2008–09||JP Parise||60||12||43||5||5||167||283||29||6th, East|
|2009–10||Mike Guentzel||60||20||34||6||6||143||220||40||6th, West|
|2010–11||Regg Simon||60||29||25||6||6||174||177||64||7th, West|
|2011–12||Regg Simonæ, Graham Johnson||60||20||33||7||7||168||215||47||7th, West|
|2012–13||Jon Rogger||64||25||35||4||4||189||245||54||7th, West|
|2013-14||Jon Rogger||60||20||32||8||8||154||208||48||6th, West|
|2014–15||Dave Allison||60||21||26||13||13||164||204||55||7th, West|
|2015-16||Dave Allison||60||25||30||-||5||165||2015||55||7th, West|
* – Prediger resigned during the 1984-1985 season and was replaced by Wiley.
† – Ferguson resigned during the 2004-2005 season and was replaced by Simon.
‡ – Knott took over on an interim basis following Simon's February 2008 resignation.
æ - Johnson took over on an interim basis following Simon's firing.
|United States Hockey League|
|East Division||Bloomington Thunder · Cedar Rapids RoughRiders · Chicago Steel · Dubuque Fighting Saints · Green Bay Gamblers · Madison Capitols · Muskegon Lumberjacks · US National Team Development Program · Youngstown Phantoms|
|West Division||Des Moines Buccaneers · Fargo Force · Lincoln Stars · Omaha Lancers · Sioux City Musketeers · Sioux Falls Stampede · Tri-City Storm · Waterloo Black Hawks|
|Related articles: Clark Cup · Anderson Cup · Annual awards · NHL alumni · NHL draftees|
|Current arenas in the United States Hockey League|
|East Division||Alliant Energy Center • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena • Covelli Centre • Edge Ice Arena • LC Walker Arena • Mystique Ice Center • Resch Center • USA Hockey Arena • U.S. Cellular Coliseum|
|West Division||Buccaneer Arena • Denny Sanford PREMIER Center • Gateway Arena • Ice Box • Ralston Arena • Scheels Arena • Viaero Event Center • Young Arena|
|Inactive Teams||Lyceum Project (Indiana Ice)|
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