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Iowa Hockey Classic

By Paula Hender, 08/05/19, 10:30AM CDT


Celebrate the history of hockey in Iowa!


The Des Moines Oak Leafs are excited to be a part of this celebration of hockey in Iowa!! Check out the link below for more details! 


“This is going to be a tremendous event for the hockey community here in Des Moines,” said Eric Grundfast, vice president of sales for Iowa Wild. “We pride ourselves on showcasing the future talent of the NHL and with this event, we get to celebrate the next generation of hockey players and hockey fans. The Oak Leafs and Capitals are just as important in helping to grow hockey in Iowa and we’re thrilled to partner with them to celebrate the history of this sport in the state.”

“Our team is looking forward to hosting our cross-town rival at Wells Fargo Arena,” said Oak Leafs Head Coach Scott Long. “It’s a great opportunity to showcase our players in a professional environment. The Wild’s partnership to help expose our sport to non-traditional high school hockey fans is very much appreciated and it will only continue to help grow the game in Des Moines. It will definitely prove to be an exciting afternoon of hockey”