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Capitals make camp dates

Capitals will be making up their camp dates that have been canceled due to the Bucs playoffs.

Capitals hope everyone can still make it out on Saturday and we look forward to seeing everyone on the ice. 

Hope everyone can get out and support the Bucs Tuesday Night as they play in the playoffs.  
Here are our Camp Dates:
Saturday April 27 9:00 am-10:00 am and 10:15 am-11:15 am (Bucs Arena)
Tuesday, April 30 8:30 pm-9:30 pm (Bucs Arena)
Tuesday, May 7 8:30 pm-9:30 pm (Bucs Arena)
Tuesday, May 21 8:30 pm-9:30 pm (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 

Save the date...

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


Its a Great Day to be a Capital!


    The 2018-19 season draft results are in. Welcome to the Capitals!
    Connor Bellis
    Ian Bragg
    Charlie Brownell
    Bendigo Cullinan
    Brock DeCarlo
    Tanner Gay
    Sam Knafla
    Beckett LaPrade
    John Logsdon
    Jack Wadden
    Jake Wiersma

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

    2017 Turkey Cup Highlights

    Countdown until Next Game


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    Feed for

    Capitals Holiday 3 on 3 Tournament

    Click here for the registration form.

    Register a Team for $245 - with up to 6 players plus goalie (7 total)


    • 3 pool games and one playoff game with several DM Capital players
    • All levels of players welcome from Bantam and Up
    • Pizza provided to players between games in the lounge

    2018 Capitals Youth Hockey Clinic

    Capitals Merchandise

    Capitals Merchandise will be for sale in Buccaneers lounge during the home games on the following dates:

    Nov 13

    Dec 8 & 9

    Jan 5 & 6


    All Merchandise