If you've tuned in to the Des Moines Buccaneers Live Bucs Banter show on Facebook or Instagram... We just put that show on steroids.
Join Play-By-Play Voice of the United States Hockey League's Des Moines Buccaneers Ben Gislason and Head Coach Peter Mannino as they sit down with both current and former Buccaneer players and staff. Ben and Peter will also talk about current events surrounding the Bucs, USHL and hockey world. It's your one-stop-shop for all things Bucs from today and yesterday!
8th winningest Head Coach in USHL history, Scott Owens, joins us for a chat through his remarkable coaching career and recent retirement. We chat his four terrific seasons with the Bucs that included two Anderson Cups and one Clark Cup, his rivalry with the Denver Pioneers and our Co-Host Peter Mannino, and some coaching lessons he's learned along the way!
This week features Bucs Alum and 9-year professional goaltender Keith Kinkaid. Keith talks through his time with the New Jersey Devils, Columbus Blue Jackets, his college career and how he became the emoji king of hockey. Ben and Peter also introduce the first Storytime with Peter segment and talk a little local craft beer at the end!
Did you know that Bucs Alumni Mario Ferraro is famous not only for being a San Jose Sharks defenseman, but also for his Youtube channel "Youngest of Plugs?" Join Ben and Peter for a hilarious chat with Mario where they break down his journey to the NHL, his pride for Des Moines and the Bucs, a love of whipped cream cheese and his relationship with the legend, Joe Thornton. Don't miss the clever humble brag from Peter about his Clark Cup Championship either!
Ben and Peter sit down with Urbandale, IA native and current Bucs co-owner Scott Clemmensen. Scott discusses his time as a goaltender for the Buccaneers, setting the all-time record for career wins at Boston College and his 13-year professional career, as well as much more!
Our pilot show... introducing our two co-hosts Ben Gislason, Voice of the Buccaneers and Head Coach Peter Mannino. They discuss the scope of the show, guests they hope to have on, why Peter will bring a unique voice to the show and more! The show ends with a sneak peak snippet of Episode 2, with former NHL goaltender and Des Moines Buccaneers co-owner, Scott Clemmensen.