Monthly Archives: April 2017

A View from the Pressbox: Photo Gallery of Hershey’s Celebration and the Handshakes

A photo gallery from the pressbox – After the Bears eliminated the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Sunday night, the team mobbed Pheonix Copley before skating out for the traditional post-series handshakes.

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Bears Bounce Phantoms, Advance in 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs

After taking both games 1 and 2 on the Phantoms’ ice, the Bears were unable to close the series out at home as Lehigh Valley forced a Game 5 at PPL Center Sunday. Hoping to avoid a repeat of 2013 … Continue reading

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Capitals versus Penguins: Game 2 Stats And Analysis

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Capitals are now in some trouble. On Saturday night, the Capitals dropped Game 2 of their second round playoff series to the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-2, and now trail the series 2-0. The series now shifts to the Steel … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley Phantoms Force Game 5 Against Hershey Bears (Photos)

Well, well, well. After two opportunities to move on to the next round, the Hershey Bears lost Game Four and are now faced with a win-or-go-home Game Five situation. The boys head back to Allentown Sunday for the final matchup … Continue reading

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Penguins Clobber Capitals 6-2, Take 2-0 Series Lead

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After an anxiety-filled Game 1 loss on Thursday night, the Capitals were determined to even their second round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight, their final game at home before heading to the … Continue reading

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Bears Stumble Again, Series Heads to Lehigh Valley for Game 5 Tomorrow

Entering Saturday evening’s contest with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, the Bears got some good news – Chandler Stephenson was returned on load by the Capitals. Hershey needed a win at Giant Center to close out the series after taking the … Continue reading

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Game 2 Preview: Penguins @ Capitals

Tonight the Capitals and Penguins will meet again for Game 2 of the best of seven series between the two best teams in the NHL. The Penguins won a close, but hard-fought contest in Game 1 by the final score … Continue reading

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Images from Capitals’ Morning Skate (PHOTOS)

The Capitals held a morning skate on Saturday to finalize preparations for Game 2 of their second round tilt with the Pittsburgh Penguins. NoVa Caps photographer Joe Noyes was on hand to capture a few of the images from the team’s morning skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. 

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Paul Carey Will Replace Brett Connolly in Game 2

Paul Carey took line rushes on the 4th line with Daniel Winnik and Jay Beagle at Saturday’s morning skate. He will replace Brett Connolly in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal series with the Pittsburgh Penguins. 

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Images From Capitals’ Morning Skate (PHOTOS)

The Capitals returned to practice Friday morning to begin preparations for Game 2 of their second round tilt with the Pittsburgh Penguins. NoVa Caps photographer Debbie Pierce was on hand to capture a few of the images from the team’s morning skate at Kettler Capitals … Continue reading

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