Bears Open Camp Tomorrow as Familiar Faces Return from Washington

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HERSHEY, PA – With the historic 80th anniversary season of the Hershey Bears Hockey Club set to kick off tomorrow morning, there will be some familiar faces on the ice for practice while some are still in Washington.

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Roster released by Hershey Sunday

The Washington Capitals announced that several players had been loaned to Hershey today including AHL-only contract players like Garrett Mitchell and Chris Bourque. Additionally, highly touted prospect Lucas Johansen and Connor Hobbs will start the season with the Bears.

Several familiar faces though remain in Washington, fighting for precious few roster spots. They include forwards Riley Barber, Travis Boyd, Liam O’Brien, Zach Sill, Chandler Stephenson, Jakub Vrana, and Nathan Walker along with defensemen Madison Bowey, Christian Djoos, Tyler Lewington, Aaron Ness, Jonas Siegenthaler, and Colby Williams along with goalies Pheonix Copley and Parker Milner.

Several familiar faces though remain in Washington, fighting for precious few roster spots. They include forwards Riley Barber, Travis Boyd, Liam O’Brien, Zach Sill, Chandler Stephenson, Jakub Vrana, and Nathan Walker along with defensemen Madison Bowey, Christian Djoos, Tyler Lewington, Aaron Ness, Jonas Siegenthaler, and Colby Williams along with goalies Pheonix Copley and Parker Milner.

The Bears will head to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Wednesday night for their first pre-season scrimmage before hosting the Penguins Saturday. They open on the road in Lehigh Valley on Saturday, October 7.

For more information on practices, please see Hershey Bears Opening Week Schedule on the Bears’ website.

Additionally, the Bears have announced several promotions this season. The Promotional Schedule  can also be found on Hershey’s website as well as information on purchasing tickets.

By Julie Beidler

About HB Hockey

After all these years, I've realized that it's time to just do what I want when I want. I love all things sports, but it just doesn't pay the bills, so I'm not quitting my day job just yet.
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5 Responses to Bears Open Camp Tomorrow as Familiar Faces Return from Washington

  1. Rick Hixenbaugh says:

    Stoked ! That’s a pretty dang impressive roster !!

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