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  • Team colours Green + Gold + White
  • Town Des Moines, IA
  • Founded 2005

2005-2006 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#30 Dan Ellis (G) 38 1980 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'1" 194 L
#40 Sébastien Laplante (G) 38 1981 Ottawa, ON, CAN 5'10" 170 L
#40 Clayton Pool (G) 40 1978 Abbotsford, BC, CAN 6'0" 190 L
#40 Steve Silverthorn (G) 38 1981 Owen Sound, ON, CAN 6'2" 181 L
#41 Mike Smith (G) 37 1982 Kingston, ON, CAN 6'4" 216 L
DEFENSEMEN
#7 Shawn Belle (D) 34 1985 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'1" 236 L
#3 Christian Chartier (D) 38 1980 Russell, MB, CAN 5'11" 205 L
#47
Derek Eastman (D) 39 1980 St. Paul, MN, USA 5'11" 190 L
#33 John Erskine (D) 38 1980 Kingston, ON, CAN 6'4" 220 L
#5 Brian Fahey (D) 38 1981 Glenview, IL, USA 6'1" 216 R
#45 Mike Gabinet (D) 37 1981 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'3" 209 L
#2 Matt Greene (D) 36 1983 Grand Ledge, MI, USA 6'3" 236 R
#8 Nicklas Grossmann (D) 34 1985 Nacka, SWE 6'4" 205 L
#41 Tim Hambly (D) 35 1983 White Bear Lake, MN, USA 6'0" 190 L
#4 Dan Jancevski (D) 38 1981 Windsor, ON, CAN 6'3" 212 L
#17 T.J. Kemp (D) 37 1981 Pickering, ON, CAN 5'11" 196 L
#22 Jason Platt (D) 38 1981 San Jose, CA, USA 6'1" 209 L
#77
Mario Scalzo (D) 34 1984 St-Hubert, QC, CAN 5'10" 192 L
#27 Patrick Traverse (D) 45 1974 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'4" 212 L
#20 Jonathan Zion (D) 38 1981 Nepean, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 L
FORWARDS
#9 David Bararuk (C/LW) 36 1983 Moose Jaw, SK, CAN 6'0" 174 L
#13 Krys Barch (RW/LW) 39 1980 Hamilton, ON, CAN 6'2" 225 L
#15 Kyle Brodziak (C) 35 1984 St. Paul, AB, CAN 6'2" 205 R
#55 Garrett Burnett (LW) 43 1975 Coquitlam, BC, CAN 6'3" 247 L
#17 Chris Conner (RW/LW) 35 1983 Westland, MI, USA 5'7" 181 L
#44
B.J. Crombeen (RW) 33 1985 Denver, CO, USA 6'2" 209 R
#21 Loui Eriksson (LW/RW) 33 1985 Göteborg, SWE 6'2" 196 L
#12 Dan Hacker (C) 37 1982 El Centro, CA, USA 6'0" 190 L
#16 Yared Hagos (C) 36 1983 Stockholm, SWE 6'1" 218 L
#10 Marius Holtet (RW) 34 1984 Hamar, NOR 6'1" 212 R
#25 Jamie Johnson (C) 37 1982 Port Franks, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 R
#20 Junior Lessard (RW) 39 1980 St-Joseph-de-Beauce, QC, CAN 6'0" 201 R
#39 D'Arcy McConvey (C) 37 1981 Richmond Hill, ON, CAN 5'10" 185 L
#28 David Oliver (RW) 48 1971 Sechelt, BC, CAN 6'0" 194 R
#19 Toby Petersen (C) 40 1978 Minneapolis, MN, USA 5'10" 198 L
#24 Vojtech Polak (C/W) 33 1985 Ostrov nad Ohri, CZE 5'10" 192 L
#11
Mike Prpich (F) 37 1982 Kenaston, SK, CAN 6'0" 181 L
#12 Aaron Slattengren (C) 37 1981 Duluth, MN, USA 6'1" 196 L
#26
Yan Stastny (C) 36 1982 Québec, QC, CAN 5'10" 192 L
#14 Zack Stortini (RW) 33 1985 Elliot Lake, ON, CAN 6'2" 218 R
#23 Mathias Tjärnqvist (LW) 40 1979 Umeå, SWE 6'1" 201 L
#29 János Vas (RW/C) 35 1984 Dunaújváros, HUN 6'1" 203 L
#58 Francis Wathier (LW) 34 1984 St. Isidore, ON, CAN 6'4" 209 L
Position: G:5 D:9 F:20 | Av Age: 24.12 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 204 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Wells Fargo Arena
  • Location Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Capacity 15 181
  • Construction Year 2005
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
2005-2006 AHL 80 30 - 31 11 8 238 228 90 4 Conference QF loss
2006-2007 AHL 80 34 - 34 8 4 221 231 88 4 Conference SF loss
2007-2008 AHL 80 26 - 37 9 8 217 255 78 8 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Chris Conner (F) 2018-2019 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 72 16 35 51 16
2. János Vas (F) 2018-2019 DVTK Jegesmedvék Slovakia 54 14 35 49 53
3. John Lammers (F) 2018-2019 HC Innsbruck EBEL 52 17 30 47 21
4. Joel Lundqvist (F) 2018-2019 Frölunda HC SHL 51 13 18 31 26
5. Perttu Lindgren (F) 2018-2019 HC Davos NLA 41 14 16 30 16
6. Loui Eriksson (F) 2018-2019 Vancouver Canucks NHL 81 11 18 29 22
7. Aaron Gagnon (F) 2018-2019 SCL Tigers NLA 39 14 14 28 22
8. Matt Niskanen (D) 2018-2019 Washington Capitals NHL 80 8 17 25 41
9. James Neal (F) 2018-2019 Calgary Flames NHL 63 7 12 19 28
10. Derek Eastman (D) 2018-2019 Gherdëina AlpsHL 39 7 11 18 48
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Toby Petersen (F) 149 49 83 132
2. Junior Lessard (F) 167 63 68 131
3. Vojtech Polak (F) 162 35 60 95
4. Marty Sertich (F) 123 40 45 85
5. Chris Conner (F) 118 34 47 81
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Junior Lessard (F) 167 63 68 131
2. Toby Petersen (F) 149 49 83 132
3. Marty Sertich (F) 123 40 45 85
4. Loui Eriksson (F) 95 37 33 70
5. Vojtech Polak (F) 162 35 60 95
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Toby Petersen (F) 149 49 83 132
2. Junior Lessard (F) 167 63 68 131
3. Vojtech Polak (F) 162 35 60 95
4. Mario Scalzo (D) 162 9 58 67
5. Chris Conner (F) 118 34 47 81
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. B.J. Crombeen (F) 117 19 40 255
2. Krys Barch (F) 74 10 21 239
3. Marius Holtet (F) 201 35 72 146
4. Mario Scalzo (D) 162 9 67 141
5. Richard Clune (F) 39 3 8 139
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marius Holtet (F) 201 35 37 72
2. János Vas (F) 187 32 46 78
3. Junior Lessard (F) 167 63 68 131
4. Vojtech Polak (F) 162 35 60 95
5. Mario Scalzo (D) 162 9 58 67
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Joel Lundqvist (F) 48 18 44 0.917
2. Raymond Sawada (F) 10 2 9 0.900
3. Toby Petersen (F) 149 49 132 0.886
4. Mathias Tjärnqvist (F) 36 18 31 0.861
5. Junior Lessard (F) 167 63 131 0.784
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Toby Petersen (F) 2005-2006 AHL 79 26 47 73 0.92 48
2. Loui Eriksson (F) 2005-2006 AHL 78 31 29 60 0.77 27
3. Junior Lessard (F) 2005-2006 AHL 66 26 32 58 0.88 30
4. Junior Lessard (F) 2006-2007 AHL 65 27 25 52 0.80 32
5. Marty Sertich (F) 2007-2008 AHL 79 27 25 52 0.66 42
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Loui Eriksson (F) 2005-2006 AHL 78 31 29 60 0.77 27
2. Junior Lessard (F) 2006-2007 AHL 65 27 25 52 0.80 32
3. Marty Sertich (F) 2007-2008 AHL 79 27 25 52 0.66 42
4. Toby Petersen (F) 2005-2006 AHL 79 26 47 73 0.92 48
5. Junior Lessard (F) 2005-2006 AHL 66 26 32 58 0.88 30
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Toby Petersen (F) 2005-2006 AHL 79 26 47 73 0.92 48
2. Junior Lessard (F) 2005-2006 AHL 66 26 32 58 0.88 30
3. Toby Petersen (F) 2007-2008 AHL 63 21 30 51 0.81 24
4. Mark Ardelan (D) 2006-2007 AHL 79 8 30 38 0.48 32
5. Loui Eriksson (F) 2005-2006 AHL 78 31 29 60 0.77 27
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. B.J. Crombeen (F) 2007-2008 AHL 65 14 14 28 0.43 158
2. Richard Clune (F) 2007-2008 AHL 38 3 5 8 0.21 137
3. Krys Barch (F) 2005-2006 AHL 43 7 6 13 0.30 129
4. Krys Barch (F) 2006-2007 AHL 31 3 5 8 0.26 110
5. Zack Stortini (F) 2005-2006 AHL 27 2 1 3 0.11 108
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
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Franchise history
- Texas Stars (2009->)
- Iowa Chops (2008-2009)
- Iowa Stars (2005-2008)
- Dormant (2001-2005)
- Louisville Panthers (1999–2001)
- Palm Beach Lions / Dormant (1996–1999)
- Dormant (1994-1996)
- Moncton Hawks (1987–1994)
- Dormant (1974-1987)
- Boston Braves (1971–1974)