This is a friendly reminder that the On-Line Capitals Apparel Store Early Order Period will close after Friday, Oct. 4th.
We are targeting the delivery of all items prior to the first regular-season game. We will have another order period in November with a target delivery of Pre-Christmas.
The merchandise table will be open in the lounge during JV games on Nov. 8th, 9th, 10th and Jan. 18th and 19th
Also, if you are interested in one of those fabulous Capitals Blankets, please send a note to Brent: firstname.lastname@example.org. Blankets are $38 + $10 for personalization. We need to be close to 10 to make an order….we are not yet to that quantity.
New Important dates:
Oct 22nd 6:30 Christopher’s / Moms dinner / more details to come
April 4th 6:00 pm Year end banquet
Practice Schedule: OCTOBER
Monday, October 7th, 4 pm practice and 5:30 dryland
Tuesday, October 8th, 4 pm Practice
Wednesday, October 9th, 4:00 pm practice and 5:30 dryland
Thursday, October 10th, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice
Friday, October 11th Preseason game VS Ames 6 pm JV and 8 pm Varsity
Saturday, October 12th OFF
Sunday, October 13th OFF
Monday, October 14th, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice and 5:30 dryland
Tuesday, October 15th, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice
Wednesday, October 16th, 4:00-5:15 pm practice and 5:30 dryland
Thursday, October 17th, 4:00 pm- 4:45 pm practice (Bucs Game 6:30 pm)
Friday, October 18th, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm Practice
Saturday, October 19th, OFF
Sunday, October 20th, OFF
Monday, October 21st, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice and 5:30 dryland
Tuesday, October 22nd, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice
Wednesday, October 23rd, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice and 5:30 dryland
Thursday, October 24th, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice
Friday, October 25th, Preseason game VS Lincoln Jr Stars 6:00 JV and 8:00 Varsity
Saturday, October 26th Off
Sunday, October 27th Off
Monday, October 28th, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice and 5:30 dryland
Tuesday, October 29th, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice
Wednesday, October 30th,4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice and 5:30 dryland
Thursday, October 31st, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice (Happy Halloween)
Friday, November 1st, 4:00 pm-5:15 pm practice
Saturday, November 2nd Capitals VS Fremont (Away)
Sunday, November 3rd Capitals VS Fremont (Away)
The 2019-20 season draft results are in. Welcome to the Capitals!
Thank you to everyone that tried out and Congratulations to our newest Capitals.
It's a great day to be a Capital!
Capitals/Oakleafs tryouts Wednesday 5/29 7:00p-9:45p (Oakleafs) and Thursday 5/30 6p-8:45p (Capitals) @ Bucs arena. Good Luck to all players that are trying out.
Please note: There is an informational meeting planned in the lounge for all incoming parents on Wednesday 5/29 at 8:30 pm
Capitals have scheduled another Saturday skate, on May 11th at 12:30 pm group 1 and 1:45 pm for group 2. If you're player skated in group 1 today (April 27th) at 9:00 am then you will skate Saturday, May 11th at 10:45-11:45 pm group 1. If you skated in the group 2 today (April 27th) at 10:15 am then you will skate Saturday, May 11th at 12:00 pm-1:00 pm. We have added 15 minutes to our Tuesday Skate
Tuesday, April 30th 8:30 pm-9:45 pm Both Groups at Bucs Arena
Tuesday, May 7th 8:30 pm-9:45 pm Both Groups at Bucs Arena
Saturday, May 11th 10:45 pm-11:45 pm Group 1 at Bucs Arena
Saturday, May 11th 12:00 pm-1:00 pm Group 2 at Bucs Arena
Tuesday, May 21st 8:30 pm-9:45 pm Both Groups at Bucs Arena
Registration for the 2019 Capitals and Oakleafs tryouts is NOW available. These tryouts are open to all players in the DSM metro area who will be in grades 9-12for the 2019/2020 school year, an informational flyer with more details is attached.
The spring tryouts will take place on Wednesday 5/29 and Thursday 5/30 at Buccaneer arena. A link below will direct you to the online registration which must be completed to be eligible for the tryouts:
Please note that the deadline to register is Sunday May 12.
Sept 5 - Parent meeting
Sept 9 - Concussion testing @ 2:00pm / BBQ @ 3:00pm / Team pictures @ 5:45pm
Oct 5, 6 and 7 - High School Hockey Showcase brought to you by the Des Moines Capitals, Oak Leafs and Buccaneers - 2018 High School Hockey Showcase Schedule
Oct 27 and 28 - Opening weekend in Sioux City
Nov 20 - Turkey Cup
Dec 8 - Chili feed
Dec 22 - Capitals Holiday 3 on 3 tournament - 5:15pm to 9:15pm @ Bucs Arena [Registration Form]
Dec 27 - Capitals Youth Hockey Clinic
Dec 28 - Capitals Alumni Party @ The Ridgemont
Feb 16 - Senior Night
Mar 9 - End of Year Banquet
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