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 […]
Over the past few seasons, the Bears have lost several staples of their back end. In 2015-16, Nate Schmidt left the Bears roster, as he made the Washington Capitals roster out of training camp. This year, in the 2017-18 season, Christian Djoos and Madison Bowey have left the Bears behind, beginning to play full time […]
Lucas Johansen was drafted 28th overall by the Washington Capitals in this year’s draft, but he was cut from the Caps’ training camp roster and sent to Hershey. The Bears are over a third of the way into the season, which is enough time to start making solid observations about players.
As one of the most historic hockey franchises in North America, the Hershey Bears definitely have not started their 80th season on the right foot.
With a little luck from the hockey gods – young key players like Bowey and Barber need to stay healthy – the Bears should have another promising season ahead of them.
Good Night, Good Hockey will be covering the Hershey Bears even more extensively this season.
Djoos inks a two-year deal with the Washigton Capitals.