Hershey Bears Drop Game 4 to Bridgeport Sound Tigers in OT (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA — Facing elimination from the Calder Cup Playoffs, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers forced overtime and eventually won the game pushing the series to a Game 5 decision. Ryan Sproul and Jayson Megna scored in the 3-2 overtime loss. Vitek Vanecek stopped 37 of 40 shots and earned second star honors. Continue reading

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Sound Tigers Beat Bears 3-2 In Overtime; Force Game 5 On Saturday

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The Hershey Bears fell to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 3-2 in overtime Tuesday night at the Giant Center in Hershey. The Sound Tigers win forces a decisive game 5 in Bridgeport on Saturday. Continue reading

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Tables Turned: Capitals Eliminated Nearly Seven Years to the Day They Eliminated the Boston Bruins From the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs

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The Capitals’ run as the defending Stanley Cup champions is now officially over and while the sting from what could have been will likely linger for awhile, the Caps find their 2018-19 season ended in an identical fashion to the Boston Bruins’ 2011-12 season, in which the Capitals themselves played the villain. The irony does not end there, however. In this piece, NoVa Caps looks back on the parallels and the tables turned. Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Hurricanes 4-3 In Double Overtime; Season Ends

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The Washington Capitals fell to the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 (2OT) in Game 7 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.The Hurricanes win gives them a 4-3 series win, and will advance to face the New York Islanders in round 2 of the playoffs. Continue reading

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Hello Game 7, We Meet Again: The Washington Capitals Look To Build On Recent Successes In The “Decisive Game”

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Game Seven. The two most exciting words in sports. Two words dripping with anticipation. Two words which can both elate and deflate. Two words that, for Washington Capitals fans, are fraught with danger. Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Win Game 3 Against Bridgeport Sound Tigers (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA — The Hershey Bears are one win away from moving on to the division finals. In the best-of-five series against Bridgeport, Hershey now leads 2-1 with Game 4 scheduled for Thursday at the Giant Center. Continue reading

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Bears Beat Sound Tigers 2-1; Take 2-1 Lead In Best-Of-Five Series

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The Hershey Bears beat the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 2-1 Tuesday night at the Giant Center in Hershey. The win gives the Bears a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series. Game 4 is set for Thursday at Giant Center. The Bears will advance to the Atlantic Division finals with a win on Thursday. Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Axel Jonnson-Fjallby Producing In SHL Playoffs

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Washington Capitals forward prospect Axel Jonsson-Fjällby has been uneven this season, rounding up dry spells along with hot streaks. Tuesday night was one of the latter, helping his team Djurgården tie the SHL Final series to one apiece. During the SHL Playoffs, the winger has been one of the best players in the team, already having as many points (10) in the playoffs as he had in 36 games during the whole regular season. Continue reading

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Round 1, Game 7 Preview: The Capitals Will Look to Eliminate the Storm Surging Hurricanes On Home Ice

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The Washington Capitals are now in a dogfight with the Carolina Hurricanes as both clubs now approach Game 7.  After an outstanding Game 5 performance by the Capitals over the weekend, the Capitals did not carry any momentum into Raleigh for Game 6 on Monday evening.  The Capitals were outworked and out-hustled in Raleigh, and will look to rebound with their biggest game of the series on Wednesday evening.  Puck drop in DC is at 7:30 PM ET.  It will be nationally televised on NBCSN and locally televised on NBC Sports Washington. Continue reading

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Pivotal Game 3 Looms For The Hershey Bears

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In a best-of-five, first round Calder Cup playoff series, game three is usually a crucial game. This is especially true when the series is tied at a game apiece. That is the exact situation the Hershey Bears find themselves in after splitting the first two games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Continue reading

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