Holy Game Two Bears’ fans! What a thriller! I wasn’t sure that the boys could outdo Game One’s OT winner, but outdo themselves they did. The Hershey Bears rallied from a 4-2 deficit to win 5-4. Chris Bourque had two goals on the night, including the gamewinner with a little over 30 seconds left in the third. When you need big goals, Chris Bourque is your guy. Get ready for some photos of happy Bears. 🙂 Continue reading
For future reference, don’t challenge Pheonix Copley, because he’s a pretty big dude!
What started out as a contentious first period turned into a masterful come-from-behind 5-4 victory for the Hershey Bears Saturday night in Lehigh Valley. The Bears now lead the best-of-five series 2-0 and have the Phantoms on the verge of elimination.
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Tagged 2017 Calder Cup, Chris Clark, Christian Djoos, Garrett Mitchell, Hershey Bears, Hubert Labrie, Julie Beidler, Madison Bowey, Pheonix Copley, Riley Barber, Stanislav Galiev, Tyler Lewington
Three years ago, Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz was in the process of assembling his new coaching staff after taking the reins as the bench boss in Washington. One of the men he recruited was former Pittsburgh Penguins assistant coach Todd Reirden, who was renowned for his work with the defensemen in Pittsburgh. After three very successful years in Washington and a number of head coach vacancies around the NHL, is Reirden destined to become a head coach elsewhere this summer? Continue reading
Braden Holtby, the 2015-2016 Vezina Trophy winner, was once again selected as a finalist for the award for this season’s body of work. The Vezina Trophy is an annual award given to the goalkeeper selected to be the best at this position as voted by the general managers of all NHL clubs. Continue reading
The Capitals did exactly what they had to do: take care of business on home ice to take this series back to Toronto up 3-2. Now, the pressure is on the Maple Leafs as they look to keep their season alive and try to force a Game 7 back in Washington. Puck drop Sunday night is at 7 PM. Continue reading
The Calder Cup Playoffs are here, everyone. Get excited! The Hershey Bears made it in the playoffs with victories in their last two games, landing division rival the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in the first round. Game One was a pretty close race and a battle of the goalies, needing extra time to break the 0-0 tie. In the end, it was everyone’s favorite Aussie, Nathan Walker, who sealed the deal in OT, giving the Bears the win in the best of five series. Continue reading
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As teams are eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs, many players are preparing for trips, but some of them will be heading to Las Vegas after the expansion draft. We’re going to begin our look into the crystal ball with goaltenders. Las Vegas, bound by the salary cap, must select three goaltenders for their team. They also must pick one player from each team. Players with No Movement Clauses (NMC) must be protected. Here’s our look at the Top 10 available goaltenders.
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Tagged Andrei Vasilvskiy, Antti Raanta, Ben Bishop, Brian Elliott, Chad Johnson, Corey Crawford, Craig Anderson, Expansion Draft, Goalies, Henrik Lundqvist, Jacob Markstrom, John Gibson, Jonathan Bernier, Jonathan Quick, Julie Beidler, Marc-Andre Fleury, Matt Murray, Mike Condon, Peter Budja, Philipp Grubauer, Roberto Luongo, Ryan Miller, Scott Darling
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After getting a much-needed win in Wednesday night’s 5-4 thriller in Toronto, the Capitals followed that up with an epic 2-1 overtime win in front of their home crowd to take a 3-2 series lead.