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Buccaneers Acquire Jan Kern and Phase I Pick from Omaha

By Ben Gislason, 07/08/19, 1:45PM CDT


DES MOINES, IA – Des Moines has acquired forward Jan Kern (1999) and a 2020 6th Round Phase I Draft Pick from the Omaha Lancers in exchange for a 3rd Round Phase I Draft Pick and a 5th Round Phase II Draft Pick in 2020. 

Last season with Omaha, Kern tallied 13 goals and 19 assists for 32 points in 50 games played and lead the Lancers in power play goals scored. 

Jan brings to Des Moines two seasons and 109 games of USHL experience. He has also represented the Czech Republic at the 2019 World Junior Championship, the 2018 and 2017 World Junior A Challenge, the U18 and U17 World Hockey Challenge, and won a Gold Medal at the 2016 Hlinka Gretzky Cup.