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 […]
After many players had their fair share of preseason action in Washington, the Hershey Bears began their season at home for the first time since the 2015-16 season. Seeking to right the ship and set the tone for a new season under a new head coach in Spencer Carbery, the Bears got off to a […]
The Capitals’ top prospects show off their skills and finish the weekend with a 2-1 record.
We haven’t seen a ton of movement this offseason for the Bears, but on August 17th, Hershey announced that they signed AHL veteran defenseman Logan Pyett and goalie Adam Morrison. Hershey will certainly benefit from the added depth and stability, as they look to come out of the gate firing on all cylinders this October. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you’re familiar with the 2016-2017 Hershey Bears roster, then the 2018 Stanley Cup Champions roster will look very familiar. As any NHL team does when they make the playoffs, the Washington Capitals recalled quite a few of their minor league players to help assist the team in capturing their first Stanley Cup. Let’s take […]
After being tendered a qualifying offer last week, Riley Barber agreed to a one-year deal to stay with the Capitals in 2018-19. The two-way deal will pay Barber an AAV of $650k and $115k in the AHL. The 24-year-old Barber will likely return to Hershey next year for his fourth season with the team. Since […]
The reigning Stanley Cup champion Capitals remained fairly quiet on the first day of NHL free agency, opting instead to add cheap depth at center.