They will face the Providence Bruins in round 2.
The Phantoms have evened up the series at two games a piece with a 4-1 win in game 4.
Chris Conner’s overtime goal sends the Bears-Phantoms series to a fourth game.
Lehigh Valley is desperately looking to score tonight. Can they tie the series at 1?
Nathan Walker scored the overtime winner for Hershey.
The Bears will play the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in the first round of the playoffs.
With the regular season coming to an end, the playoff race is really heating up in the Atlantic Division as only 3 points separate the second place Phantoms and the fifth place Bears.
Saturday night marked the professional debut of forward Hampus Gustafsson for the Hershey Bears.
In a game that looks like a major mismatch on paper, the Hershey Bears look to take on the Hartford Wolf Pack and build on their momentum into Sunday’s huge game vs Bridgeport.
The Bears’ playoff quest continued Friday night against the cellar-dwelling Hartford Wolf Pack.