Capitals re-sign Riley Barber to one-year deal

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 […]

Thank you, Hershey

I have lived in Central Pennsylvania for my entire life, and never once did I think I was going to be a reporter for the Hershey Bears, especially at 19 years old. Growing up, I was a pretty casual hockey fan, but I never really found a true love for the sport until I was […]

Three things for Bears fans to look forward to next season

With the 2018-19 season coming to a close, the Bears may be feeling a bit of disappointment. Being mathematically eliminated from the playoffs during the 80th anniversary season was not a result that many people wanted. Despite the dark moments during this season, however, the Bears still have a lot to be optimistic about for […]

Bowey is back!

On March 13th, it was announced that the Washington Capitals were reassigning defenseman Madison Bowey to the American Hockey League, after he played in the NHL for 51 games this season. Although this may not have been Bowey’s favorite thing to hear, it is great news for the Hershey Bears. Embed from Getty Images This […]

Three Key Young Blue Liners

Currently sitting 12 points out of a playoff spot with only 16 games left in the season, the playoffs are looking like an unattainable dream for the Bears. However, through a somewhat disappointing season that has seen the team lose several key players early on, there is a silver lining: without losing those key players, […]

With 5-1-1 stretch, the Bears fighting for their playoff lives

After looking to be dead in the water just two weeks ago, the Hershey Bears have begun to show signs of life with just under 25 games remaining in the 2017-18 season. Winners of five of their last seven contests and owners of a six-game point streak, Hershey has been finding ways to win and […]

Bourque’s absence not slowing down the Bears

The 2018 Winter Olympics are coming to a close soon, and the Bears couldn’t be happier as, ever since the opening ceremonies, the Bears have been without one of their alternate captains and best player, Chris Bourque. With NHL players prohibited from competing in this year’s Games, Bourque had his first opportunity to represent his […]

Taking a look at the postseason chances for the Bears

With the AHL regular season surpassing the halfway point, it’s time to talk about the playoffs. Last year’s playoffs ended disappointingly for the Hershey Bears, as they made swift work of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, but lost to the Providence Bruins the next series. A large part of their demise in that series was the […]