1970-71 Des Moines Oak Leafs Roster

International Hockey League (IHL)
Team Record: 38-23-11 - 87 points
in the IHL
Lost League Championship
Coach: Terry Slater (38-23-11)
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
1970-71 Des Moines Oak Leafs Statistics

The Des Moines Oak Leafs of the International Hockey League ended the 1970-71 season with a record of 38 wins and 23 losses and 11 ties for 87 points in the IHL.

The Oak Leafs netted 286 goals and surrendered 233. Nelson LeClair, Freeman Asmundson and Ken Sutyla scored 31 goals for Des Moines each, and Freeman Asmundson recorded 47 assists, while Gaye Cooley recorded a 3.15 goals against average, best among qualifying goaltenders. Terry Slater coached the team. The 1970-71 Des Moines Oak Leafs lost in the League Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Freeman AsmundsonD/RAugust 17, 19436'2"195RVita, MB Canada
Danny BelisleRMay 9, 19375'10"164RSouth Porcupine, ON Canada
Brian CadleLSeptember 13, 19486'1"165LVancouver, BC Canada
Claude CardinLFebruary 17, 19415'10"178LSorel, QC Canada
Al Carver
Neil ClairmontLWMay 16, 19475'11"183LParry Sound, ON Canada
Dick Cloutier
Don ClovechokC6'0"168Kamloops, BC
Gaye CooleyGFebruary 8, 19455'10"185RNorth Bay, ON Canada
Wayne EgoDFebruary 7, 19495'11"175Gault, ONT Canada
John FergusonRApril 18, 19475'7"160LPort Arthur, ONT Canada
Bert FizzellDJanuary 18, 19416'0"195LPrince Albert, SASK Canada
Gord GallantLOctober 27, 19505'11"175LShediac, NB Canada
Bob KellyLJune 6, 19466'2"195LFort William, ON Canada
Larry KlewchukLApril 5, 19485'10"205LYorkton, SASK Canada
Claude LaBrosseRAugust 31, 19345'10"185Montreal East, QUE Canada
Nelson LeClairFJanuary 6, 19415'8"165Kapukasing, ONT Canada
Bob LePageDMay 7, 19465'8"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Jean-Rene LosierGOctober 7, 19486'0"172LMontreal, QUE Canada
Peter MaraCJuly 5, 19475'6"152LPoint Edward, ON Canada
Don McLeodDAugust 19, 19325'10"160LPort Arthur, ON
Bob NeufeldLWSeptember 1, 19496'0"174Boissevain, MB CAN
Cliff PenningtonCApril 18, 19406'0"170RWinnipeg, MB Canada
Bob PerreaultGJanuary 28, 19315'8"170LThree Rivers, QC Canada
Geoff PowisCJune 14, 19456'1"170LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Bob RegisCApril 13, 19435'10"180LQuebec City, QUE Canada
Luc SimardLWJuly 29, 19505'11"185LGranby, QC Canada
Peter SlaterRJanuary 31, 19485'9"170RRenfrew, ON Canada
Ken SutylaRAugust 19, 19446'5"201LGimli, MAN Canada
Tim TaborApril 29, 19455'10"175Semans, SASK Canada
Luc TessierDSeptember 12, 19426'2"215St. Cesaire, QUE Canada
Gary WoodDSeptember 28, 19466'0"185LFort Frances, ON Canada

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