Daily Archives: February 15, 2017

Hershey Bears Prepare for a Weekend Away (Photos)

With some important points up for grabs, the Hershey Bears are heading into a weekend against the Providence Bruins and Bridgeport Sound Tigers. They worked hard on drills, but in typical hockey player fashion, they made sure to have fun … Continue reading

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Preamble to the Playoff-Push

 This is the third of several musings during the break. The second article discussed some of the remaining regular season schedule challenges beginning with the potential impact of the bye-week. The first article centered on Barry Trotz and his Midas … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Tom Gilbert from Los Angeles

Tom Gilbert, Juan Ocampo/National Hockey League/Getty Images The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Tom Gilbert from the Los Angeles Kings for future considerations, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Gilbert will report to the Hershey Bears … Continue reading

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“Re-Entry” for the Capitals Could Be Dangerous

The Capitals are beginning to wrap-up their league-required bye-week this week, and will “re-enter” the race to the regular-season finish line on Saturday. But with just 26 games remaining, getting back to winning ways may not be so easy. 

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What’s the Fouss? The NHL Needs to Get Rid of the “Bye Week”

Are bye weeks a good thing for the NHL players? Continue reading

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