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Capitals Dry Land/Practice ScheduleĀ 

Monday, August 19th 5:30pm-6:10 pm Dry Land 
Wednesday, August 21st 5:30 pm-6:10 pm Dry Land 
Friday, August 23rd 5:30 pm-6:10 pm Dry Land 
Monday, August 26th 5:30 pm-6:10 pm Dry Land 
Wednesday, August 28th 5:30 pm-6:10 pm Dry Land
Friday, August 30th 5:30 pm-6:10 pm Dryland  
Thursday, August 29th 5:45 pm-8:00 pm Meals For the Heartland (Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center doors 833 5th Ave, Des Moines).
Wednesday, September 4th 5:30pm-6:10 pm Dry Land 
Thursday, September 5th 4:00-5:15 (Practice ran by the Seniors) (Coach Spring will be at practice) 
Sunday, September 8th 3:30-5:30 Pictures/Scrimmage/BBQ 
Monday, September 9th 5:30pm-6:10 pm Dry Land 
Tuesday, September 10th 4:00 pm -5:15 pm Practice
Wednesday, September 11th 5:30 pm-6:10 pm Dry Land 
Thursday, September 12th 4:00 pm-5:15 pm Practice
Monday, September 16th 5:30 pm-6:10 pm Dry Land 
Wednesday, September 18th 4:00 pm-5:15 pm (Bucs play a pre-season game on Tuesday) 
Wednesday, September 18th 5:30 pm-6:10 pm Dry Land 
Thursday, September 19th 4:00 pm -5:15 pm Practice 
Monday, September 23rd 5:30 pm -6:10 pm Dry Land  
Tuesday, September 24th 4:00 pm -5:15 pm Practice 
Wednesday, September 25th 4:00 pm -5:15 pm Practice 
Thursday, September 26th 4:00 pm -5:15 pm Practice
Monday, September 30th 5:30 pm-6:10 pm Dryland 

Its a Great Day to be a Capital!

JT's Slap Shot is offering skate sharpening passes for players for $30. They have 10 sharpenings on them. The passes are for sale all season.

Reminder, we have our player/parent meeting Sunday, June 2nd 7:00 pm at Bucs arena


The 2019-20 season draft results are in. Welcome to the Capitals!
Jackson Adams
Ben Baxter
Drake Davidson
Matt Maslokowski
Gabe Myers
Caleb Noe
Brian Noga
Jackson Webb

Thank you to everyone that tried out and Congratulations to our newest Capitals.

It's a great day to be a Capital!

2019 Capitals/Oakleafs tryouts

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

2019 Capitals camp dates

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

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.

Practice schedule

2/25/19 Monday, 4 pm-5:15 pm Practice 5:30 pm dryland 

2/26/19 Tuesday, 4 pm-5:15 pm Practice 

2/27/19 Wednesday, 4 pm-5:15 pm Practice 

                                  6:00 pm Team State Tournament  Dinner 

2/28/10 Thursday, 1:30 pm Capitals VS Dubuque Devils  JV State Tournament 

                                  4:00 pm Thursday Varsity Practice Bucs Arena 

3/1/19 Friday 2:00 pm Capitals VS Cedar Raidis Roughriders  State Tournament 

3/2/19 Saturday State Tournament

3/3/19 Sunday State Tournament 

2018 Save the date...9/5/2018

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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