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2003-2004

HOME | 2003-2004

Ames | Des Moines Capitals | Des Moines Oak Leafs | Dubuque-Cedar Rapids | Kansas City
Lincoln | Mason City | Omaha | Quad City | Sioux City | Waterloo

Season Notes
Omaha Gladiators exit the League.
Cedar Rapids combines with Dubuque to form one team.
The Des Moines Capitals hosted the Varsity tournament. The banquet was held at the Val Air Ballroom. The event featured comedian Willie Farrell.


VARSITY REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPION
Des Moines Capitals (25W-5L-0T-0OTL)

VARSITY TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
February 27-29, 2004 - Metro Ice Sports Arena - Urbandale, Iowa
Championship Game: Des Moines Capitals 6, Mason City Mohawks 3

VARSITY TOURNAMENT MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Roch Naert - Des Moines Capitals

VARSITY COACH-OF-THE-YEAR
Chuck Nano - Omaha Jr. Lancers

VARSITY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Omaha Jr. Lancers

Varsity Tournament Results - February 27-29, 2004 - Metro Ice Sports Arena - Urbandale, Iowa
Quarterfinal Games #4 Sioux City 0, #5 Des Moines Oak Leafs 1
#3 Mason City 6, #6 Waterloo 2
#2 Omaha 1, #7 Kansas City 2, 2OT
#1 Des Moines Capitals 2, #8 Ames 1
Consolation Semifinal Games Omaha 7, Waterloo 3
Sioux City 7, Ames 4
Championship Semifinal Games Des Moines Capitals 2, Des Moines Oak Leafs 1
Mason City 8, Kansas City 2
Seventh-Place Game Waterloo 6, Ames 2
Fifth-Place Game Omaha 6, Sioux City 2
Third-Place Game Des Moines Oak Leafs 4, Kansas City 2
Championship Game Des Moines Capitals 6, Mason City 3

 

Varsity Regular-Season Standings - FINAL
TEAM GP W L T OL Pts GF GA PM
1-Des Moines Capitals* 30 25 5 0 0 50 150 60 498
2-Omaha Jr. Lancers 30 25 5 0 0 50 133 64 376
3-Mason City 30 22 5 1 2 47 156 65 639
4-Sioux City 30 20 8 1 1 42 109 73 616
5-Des Moines Oak Leafs 30 20 10 0 0 40 121 85 530
6-Waterloo 30 12 15 2 1 27 114 104 567
7-Kansas City Jr. Blades 30 12 15 3 0 27 95 110 755
8-Ames 30 10 16 1 3 24 100 125 384
Lincoln 30 9 20 0 1 19 79 95 450
Quad City 30 6 22 0 2 14 53 150 398
Dubuque-Cedar Rapids 30 0 29 0 1 1 45 224 379
*Capitals win 2nd tiebreaker: most points with tied team.

 

Varsity Top-Ten Scorers
RK Player, Team GP Go Ast Pts SH PP Pn PM DQ
1 Cole Despenas, Mason City 30 33 43 76 4 6 27 78 0
2 Matt Metcalf, Waterloo 30 27 36 63 3 4 6 12 0
3 Carter Angell, Mason City 30 24 38 62 2 6 16 48 0
T4 Brian Spring, DM Oak Leafs 30 33 26 59 1 6 13 42 0
T4 Mike Murtaugh, Mason City 28 30 29 59 6 6 13 45 1
6 Kevin Lohry, Sioux City 30 24 32 56 1 8 8 16 0
7 Alex Lukehart, Sioux City 30 21 32 53 1 7 8 16 0
T8 Jacob Braun, Omaha 30 24 28 52 0 3 19 38 0
T8 Alex Maginnis, Mason City 29 26 26 52 1 11 10 31 1
10 Brice Thompson, Waterloo 23 29 20 49 1 4 5 10 0

 

Varsity Silver Glove Goaltenders
RK Player, Team Mn W-L-T SOG Svs GA SH PP SO Pct.
1 Beau Erickson, Sioux City 901 12-7-1 584 539 45 2 9 3.5 0.923
2 Tom Steigleder, Omaha 763 15-2-0 357 327 30 0 9 3 0.916
3 Chris Taylor, Lincoln 679 4-11-0 499 453 46 2 15 0 0.908

 

VARSITY ALL-LEAGUE

- Forwards -
Cole Despenas, Sr. - Mason City
Kevin Lohry, Jr. - Sioux City
Brian Spring, Jr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs

- Defense -
Roch Naert, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Van Hough, Sr. - Omaha

- Goaltender -
Beau Erickson, Sr. - Sioux City

VARSITY ALL-STAR GAME
Saturday, March 6, 2004 - Canlan Ice Sports – Shawnee, Kansas
EAST 1, WEST 8

- East First-Team All-Stars -

- Forwards -
A.J. Kuuttila, Sr. - Ames
Cole Despenas, Sr. - Mason City
Matt Metcalf, Sr. - Waterloo

- Defense -
Roch Naert, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Kyle Burgmeier, Sr. - Mason City

- Goaltender -
Brent Frein, Jr. - Mason City

- East All-Stars -

- Forwards -
Alex Kuuttila, Jr. - Ames
Brent Swanson, Sr. - Ames
Brad Krueger, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
James Brock, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Jared Mullen, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Dane Aull, Sr. - Dubuque-Cedar Rapids
Carter Angell, Sr. - Mason City
Mike Murtaugh, Sr. - Mason City
Cory Woolfolk, Jr. - Quad City

- Defense -
Marc Lorence, Jr. - Des Moines Capitals
Mark Smalley, Sr. - Dubuque-Cedar Rapids
David Waterman, Jr. - Quad City
Jake Taylor, Sr. - Waterloo
Peter Schneider, Sr. - Waterloo

- Goaltender -
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Coach: Scott Krueger - DM Capitals

- West First-Team All-Stars -

- Forwards -
Brian Spring, Jr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Taylor Kennedy, So. - Kansas City
Kevin Lohry, Jr. - Sioux City

- Defense -
Lucas Du Bay, Sr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Van Hough, Sr. - Omaha

- Goaltender -
Beau Erickson, Sr. - Sioux City

- West All-Stars -

- Forwards -
Jason Steward, Sr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Drake Allen, Sr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Bryan Beaman, So. - Kansas City
Justin Gardy, Jr. - Lincoln
Tim Smith, Sr. - Omaha
Kyle Schneiderwind, Sr. - Omaha
Jacob Braun, Jr. - Omaha
Alex Lukehart, Sr. - Sioux City
Scott Marsh, Jr. - Sioux City

- Defense -
Jesse Hart, Jr. - Kansas City
Tyler Featherstone, Sr. - Kansas City
J.P. Major, Sr. - Lincoln
Brett Swanson, Sr. - Sioux City

- Goaltender -
Tom Steigleder, Jr. - Omaha

Coaches: Jim Peck - Sioux City, Jeff Gray - Sioux City

TEAM TRI-STATE: CHICAGO SHOWCASE

Team Tri-State competes at the Chicago Showcase, April 14-17. Competing in the B-pool, the team finishes with a 1W-3L-0T record.


Wednesday, April 14: Team Tri-State 4, Team Northern New England 2
Thursday, April 15: Team Tri-State 1, Team Missouri 7
Friday, April 16: Team Tri-State 1, Team Colorado 5
Saturday, April 17: Team Tri-State 1, Team Washington 2

- Team Tri-State Roster & Staff -

- Forwards -
Brad Krueger, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Brian Spring, Jr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Michael Uvodich, Jr. - Kansas City
Justin Gardy, Jr. - Lincoln
Carter Angell, Sr. - Mason City
Cole Despenas, Sr. - Mason City
Mike Murtaugh, Sr. - Mason City
Jacob Braun, Jr. - Omaha
Kyle Schneiderwind, Sr. - Omaha
Tim Smith, Sr. - Omaha
Kevin Lohry, Jr. - Sioux City
Stephen Knutter
Dan Triemert

- Defense -
Brent Swanson, Sr. - Ames
Marc Lorence, Jr. - Des Moines Capitals
Roch Naert, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Lucas DuBay, Sr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Eric Klotz, Jr. - Lincoln
Kyle Burgmeier, Sr. - Mason City
Van Hough, Sr. - Omaha
A.J. Woodward

- Goaltenders -
Brent Frein, Jr. - Mason City
Beau Erickson, Sr. - Sioux City

Head Coach: Brian Preston
Assistant Coach: John Hosty
Manager: Larry Leigh

PRESIDENT'S SENIOR ACADEMIC AWARD
(Presented by the League President to Seniors graduating with a 3.5 GPA or better.)

Ames: Burton Hable
Des Moines Capitals: Austin Olson
Dubuque-Cedar Rapids: Mark Smalley
Des Moines Oak Leafs: Wyatt Dowling
Kansas City: Ben Blake, Tyler Featherstone, Kyle Stingley
Mason City: Carter Angell, Spencer Neuberger, Dale Sturges
Omaha: Zach Dettmer, Robert Fanciullo, Kyle Hendrickson
Quad City: Ryne Takacs
Sioux City: Alex Lukehart
Waterloo: Peter Schneider

 

JUNIOR VARSITY REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPION
Des Moines Oak Leafs (21W-3L-6T)

JUNIOR VARSITY TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
March 5-7, 2004 - Canlan Ice Sports - Shawnee, Kansas
Championship Game: Des Moines Capitals 3, Omaha Jr. Lancers 2

JUNIOR VARSITY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Des Moines Oak Leafs

Jr. Varsity Tournament Results - March 5-7, 2004 - Canlan Ice Sports - Shawnee, Kansas
Quarterfinal Games #4 Des Moines Capitals 4, #5 Quad City 0
#3 Mason City 3, #6 Sioux City 0
#2 Omaha 2, #7 Lincoln 0
#1 Des Moines Oak Leafs 4, #8 Kansas City 3, OT
Consolation Semifinal Games Quad City 4, Kansas City 0
Sioux City 2, Lincoln 0
Championship Semifinal Games Des Moines Oak Leafs 0, Des Moines Capitals 2
Omaha 3, Mason City 2
Seventh-Place Game Lincoln 2, Kansas City 4
Fifth-Place Game Quad City 1, Sioux City 2, 4OT
Third-Place Game Des Moines Oak Leafs 0, Mason City 3
Championship Game Omaha 2, Des Moines Capitals 3

 

Junior Varsity Regular-Season Standings - FINAL
TEAM GP W L T Pts GF GA PM
1-Des Moines Oak Leafs 30 21 3 6 48 130 46 279
2-Omaha Jr. Lancers 30 23 6 1 47 116 47 502
3-Mason City 30 21 7 2 44 134 60 450
4-Des Moines Capitals 30 19 5 6 44 121 44 382
5-Quad City 30 15 11 4 34 86 59 446
6-Sioux City 30 13 11 6 32 85 77 471
7-Lincoln 30 8 17 5 21 43 99 483
Waterloo 30 9 20 1 19 53 106 593
Dubuque-Cedar Rapids 30 7 18 5 19 54 101 343
8-Kansas City Jr. Blades* 30 9 21 0 18 57 91 412
Ames 30 1 27 2 4 39 188 420
*As the host team Kansas City is awarded an automatic berth in the year-end tournament.

 

Junior Varsity Top-Ten Scorers
RK Player, Team GP Go Ast Pts SH PP Pn PM DQ
1 Josh Henss, DM Capitals 30 24 20 44 0 7 10 20 0
2 Brent Schloemer, Mason City 30 20 21 41 0 2 14 28 0
3 Joe Harcharik, DM Oak Leafs 30 29 8 37 1 8 7 14 0
4 Derek Kohles, DM Oak Leafs 29 21 14 35 1 0 8 16 0
5 Derek Hansen, DM Oak Leafs 30 15 18 33 0 3 8 16 0
6 Cole Bell, Dubuque-Cedar Rapids 30 16 16 32 0 4 5 10 0
7 Ames Cross, DM Capitals 25 17 14 31 1 6 13 26 0
8 Nils Berggren, Mason City 30 14 14 28 1 2 5 10 0
T9 Brock Stecker, Mason City 27 13 14 27 1 3 8 16 0
T9 Troy Zimmerman, Quad City 30 12 15 27 0 5 15 30 0

 

Junior Varsity Silver Glove Goaltenders
RK Player, Team Mn W-L-T SOG Svs GA SH PP SO Pct.
1 Drew Berk, DM Capitals 504 8-1-3 194 179 15 1 3 4 0.923
T2 Derek Lawson, DM Oak Leafs 546 11-0-2 197 181 16 0 6 4 0.919
T2 J.D. Hayes, Quad City 942 11-8-4 554 509 45 3 11 4 0.919


IOWA HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY LEAGUE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
President: Shawn Spencer - Omaha
Secretary: Micki Frost - Omaha
Treasurer: Wayne Kettwick - DeWitt
Vice President-Chicago Showcase: Larry Leigh - Urbandale
Vice President-Scheduler: Dave Fox - Hampton
Vice President-All-Star Selection: Roger Kelly - Sioux City

Commissioner: Greg Cigrand - Dubuque
Referee-in-Chief: Del Donaldson - Waterloo
Coaching Director: Mark Hicks - Mason City
Statistician: Doug Newhoff - Waterloo