Sioux City Musketeers

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Sioux City Musketeers
Sioux City Musketeers.svg
City Sioux City, Iowa
League USHL
Division West
Founded 1972
Home arena Tyson Events Center
Colors

Green & Gold

         
Owner(s) Donn Lux, Lloyd Ney
General manager Jay Varady
Head coach Jay Varady
Franchise history
1972–present Sioux City Musketeers

The Sioux City Musketeers is a Tier 1 junior ice hockey team playing in the West Division of the United States Hockey League (USHL).

The Musketeers' home ice is Tyson Events Center.

The Musketeers have had 18 players reach the NHL. John Grahame (G), Billy Tibbetts (F), David Hale (D), Rostislav Klesla (D), Ruslan Fedotenko (F), John Zeiler (F), Sam Gagner (F), Chris Butler (D), Dieter Kochan (G), Max Pacioretty (F), Tim Kennedy (F), Corey Elkins (F), Stephane Da Costa (F), Steven Kampfer (D), Patrick Davis (F), Sean Collins (D), Travis Turnbull (F), and Danny DeKeyser (D)

In addition to these 18 players, over 25 other players have been selected by teams in the annual NHL Draft, including two members of the 2006-07 team (Max Pacioretty-1st Rd., Phil DeSimone-3rd Rd.) at the 2007 NHL Draft. Selected in the 2008 NHL draft, Steve Quailer (F)-3rd Rd. 86th overall pick, and a member of the 2007-08 team. In the 2009 NHL draft, Seth Helgeson (D)was selected in the 4th round. Helgeson played two years in Sioux City ('07-'09). In the 2011 NHL draft, Max McCormick (F)was selected in the 6th round. McCormick won the "7th Man" award as a member of the 2010-11 Musketeers. In the 2012 NHL draft, Cliff Watson (D) was selected in the 6th round.

August 2014, the Musketeers was the USHL representative to the Junior World Club Championships hosted by Ufa, Russia.

Year-by-year record[edit]

The Sioux City Musketeers operated within the USHL as a senior ice hockey team 1961 to 1979.[1]

Year GP W L T OTL GF GA PTS Finish Titles
1972-73 42 16 26 0 0 142 257 32 4th, USHLS
1973-74 48 23 24 1 1 215 245 47 4th, USHLS
1974-75 48 28 19 1 1 300 236 57 2nd, USHLS
1975-76 48 31 16 1 1 312 233 63 1st, USHLS
1976-77 48 22 26 0 0 265 246 44 2nd, USHLS
1977-78 51 34 17 0 0 288 222 68 1st, USHLU
1978-79 49 24 25 0 0 280 271 48 3rd, USHLU
1979-80 48 20 24 4 0 256 267 44 3rd, South
1980-81 48 12 36 0 0 200 308 24 4th, South
1981-82 48 29 16 3 0 281 226 61 1st Anderson Cup, Clark Cup
1982-83 48 34 14 0 0 271 199 68 2nd
1983-84 48 32 14 2 3 305 204 69 3rd
1984-85 48 27 20 1 6 268 209 61 5th
1985-86 48 42 6 0 0 358 184 84 1st Anderson Cup, Clark Cup, Gold Cup
1986-87 48 23 24 1 1 256 236 48 7th
1987-88 48 23 25 0 3 275 281 49 t6th
1988-89 48 17 30 1 2 248 273 37 7th
1989-90 48 29 18 1 2 240 187 61 4th
1990-91 48 9 38 1 1 166 326 20 10th
1991-92 48 19 28 1 2 217 256 41 7th
1992-93 48 15 29 4 4 212 237 38 8th
1993-94 48 27 20 1 6 209 173 61 t4th National Championship Runner-Up
1994-95 48 26 18 4 3 230 188 59 4th
1995-96 46 17 28 1 4 150 190 39 9th National Championship Runner-Up
1996-97 54 9 43 2 2 162 307 20 6th, South
1997-98 56 32 21 3 3 195 155 67 4th, South
1998-99 56 34 19 3 3 196 148 71 2nd, West
1999-00 58 27 26 5 5 170 162 59 6th, West
2000-01 56 27 22 7 7 174 194 61 6th, West
2001-02 61 41 16 4 4 237 162 86 3rd, West Clark Cup
2002-03 60 36 18 6 6 210 186 78 3rd, West
2003-04 60 38 15 7 7 192 152 83 2nd, West
2004-05 60 37 17 6 6 222 173 80 2nd, West West Division Playoff Champions, Clark Cup Runner-Up
2005-06 60 28 26 6 6 182 216 62 5th, West
2006-07 60 34 21 5 5 219 178 73 T-4th, West
2007-08 60 32 25 3 3 194 185 67 4th, West
2008-09 60 24 30 6 6 194 210 54 5th, West
2009-10 60 27 24 9 *** 172 189 63 5th, West
2010-11 60 31 23 *** 6 174 164 68 6th of 8, West
10th of 16 league
lost qualifying round, 1-2 (Stampede)
2011-12 60 29 30 *** 1 181 189 59 5th of 8, West
10th of 16 league
lost qualifying round, 0-2 (Force)
2012-13 64 23 30 *** 11 196 200 57 6th of 8, West
12th of 16 league
did not qualify for playoffs
2013-14 60 34 19 *** 7 197 175 75 4th of 8, West
5th of 16 league
WON qualifying round, 3-1 Lancers
lost semi-finals, 1-3 (Black Hawks)

Team records[edit]

  • Most Points, season: 86 (2001–02)
  • Fewest Points, season: 20 (1996–97)
  • Most Wins, season: 42 (1985–86)
  • Fewest Wins, season: 9 (1996–97)
  • Most Losses, season: 45 (1996–97)
  • Fewest Losses, season: 6 (1985–86)
  • Most Goals Scored, season: 358 (1985–86)
  • Fewest Goals Against, season: 152 (2003–04)
  • Most Penalty Minutes, season: 1,905 (1997–98)
  • Longest Winning Streak: 16 (10/19/85-12/14/85)
  • Longest Losing Streak: 12 (1979–80)
  • Longest Home Winning Streak: 22 (10/5/85-2/15/86)
  • Longest Road Winning Streak: 6 (1985–86; 2006–07)
  • Longest Home Losing Streak: 12 (1996–97)
  • Longest Road Losing Streak: 14 (1996–97)
  • Single-Game Attendance Record: 6,010 (12/31/03 vs Lincoln)
  • Single-Season Attendance Record: 82,102 (2006–07)

Roster[edit]

As of January 14, 2012.

Forwards
# St/Pr/Co Player Shoots Height Weight Birthday Hometown College commitment
27 QC Jordan Boucher-Gould 5'10 164 Feb 27, 1994
8 New Jersey Kyle Criscuolo R 5' 9" 162 lbs. May 5, 1992 Southampton, New Jersey Harvard
10 Minnesota Josh Erickson L 5' 8" 150 lbs. Jul 16, 1993 Roseau, Minnesota None
14 Maryland Maxim Gaudreault 6' 0" 193 lbs. Jul 16, 1992 Annapolis, Maryland New Hampshire
9 Missouri David Goodwin 5' 9" 187 lbs. Feb 27, 1992 St. Louis, Missouri Penn State
16 California David Henry 5' 8" 179 lbs. May 8, 1992 Foster City, California None
19 Sweden Robin Hoglund L 6' 1" 180 lbs. Jun 11, 1993 Mölndal, Sweden None
20 Sweden Pontus Johansson R 6' 3" 205 lbs. Sep 22, 1991 Uppsala, Sweden None
23 Minnesota Cody Marooney 6' 0" 185 lbs. Jul 7, 1992 Eden Prairie, Minnesota None
37 Wisconsin Noah Nelson 5' 9" 176 lbs. Dec 12, 1992 Oconomowoc, Wisconsin None
21 Illinois Tim O'Brien 5' 11" 170 lbs. Aug 29, 1992 Chicago, Illinois Dartmouth
22 Minnesota Brett Patterson 6' 0" 180 lbs. Jun 6, 1992 Eden Prairie, Minnesota Dartmouth
29 California Brad Robbins R 5' 8" 165 lbs. Aug 3, 1991 Murrieta, California Bemidji State
18 Russia Nikita Sirotkin 6' 1" 190 lbs. Nov 26, 1993 Moscow, Russia None
Defensemen
# St/Pr/Co Player Shoots Height Weight Birthday Hometown College commitment
17 Illinois Dane Cooper 6' 0" 195 lbs. Apr 14, 1994 Chicago, Illinois None
4 New Brunswick Geoff Ferguson 6' 2" 189 lbs. Jan 18, 1992 Hanwell, New Brunswick Dartmouth
24 New Hampshire Michael Holland 6' 1" 197 lbs. Feb 6, 1992 Atkinson, New Hampshire None
2 Pennsylvania Alexander Kuqali L 6' 2" 220 lbs. Jun 13, 1991 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania RIT
7 Minnesota Dan Molenaar R 5' 11" 180 lbs. Jul 5, 1993 Eden Prairie, Minnesota None
6 Illinois Sam Piazza 6' 0" 180 lbs. Jan 27, 1994 Darien, Illinois Boston College
3 Michigan Andy Ryan R 6' 1" 195 lbs. Jul 24, 1993 Brighton, Michigan Notre Dame
25 Wisconsin Cliff Watson 6' 2" 195 lbs. Dec 21, 1993 Appleton, Wisconsin Ohio State
Goaltenders
# St/Pr/Co Player Catches Height Weight Birthday Hometown College commitment
33 Wisconsin Austin Priebe 6' 2" 184 lbs. Sep 1, 1993 Wausau, Wisconsin None
31 Pennsylvania Matt Skoff L 6' 0" 186 lbs. Jul 23, 1991 McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania Penn State

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Hockey League [USHL] seasons at. Hockeydb.com. Retrieved on February 21, 2012.

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