Disciplinary Breakdowns Plague Hershey in 5-2 Loss to Cleveland

Playing a back-to-back series against the same team means that adversaries are able to learn the first night, and better execute the second. When a team blows out their opponent in the first game of such a match-up, they often go on to win the second, as well. This, however, was not the case for […]

Special Teams Successes Propel Hershey Past Thunderbirds 3-2

If someone had said after the opening week that the Hershey Bears would not only be at .500 in November, but that their excellent special teams play would be key to that success, they would have been laughed right out of the Giant Center. However, here we are, with those same Hershey Bears overcoming the […]

Youth and Experience Lead Hershey Over Penguins 4-3

The youth movement in Hershey continued to show results on Saturday evening, as the Bears topped rival club Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins for the second time this season, prevailing with a 4-3 shootout victory. With their slow start to the season behind them, Hershey is looking ahead to the future in the best way possible, bringing […]

Bears Drop Second Straight: Three Reasons Why We Shouldn’t Panic

It has not been a great weekend for Hershey hockey fans. The Bears failed to see victory through on opening night against the Syracuse Crunch, and repeated this unfortunate sequence of events Sunday evening in their game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, taking a 2-1 loss. All is not lost, however, as names that are […]

An Offseason Tango: Who’s In and Who’s Out In Hershey?

Let’s face it: this offseason has been a rollercoaster ride. Finding ways to keep up with the Stanley Caps celebrations across the world, dealing with the losses of fan-favorites in Hershey and Washington, and the signings of new faces in the organization can make it difficult to know just who fans will be seeing on […]

Between the Pipes: Ilya Samsonov

Quality goaltending has been a hallmark of the Washington Capitals’ organization dating back to the days of Olaf Kolzig, Semyon Varlamov, and, more recently, Braden Holtby. With the departure of Philip Grubauer and the subsequent calling-up of AHL goalie Phoenix Copley, the Hershey Bears were suddenly faced with a disparity in net. While Vitek Vanecek […]

An Ode to a Good Boy: Jay Beagle’s Journey to Vancouver

On Sunday, July 1, 2018, hearts around the world from Hershey, Pennsylvania to Washington D.C., and back again were broken upon hearing that Jay Beagle, the undrafted and Stanley Cup-winning center previously of the Washington Capitals had signed a 4-year, $12-million deal to become a member of the Vancouver Canucks.  Over the previous 11 seasons […]