Monthly Archives: November 2017

Thunderbirds Defeat Hershey Bears 2-1 (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA – I think the Hershey Bears thought they might get away with an easy win taking on the Springfield Thunderbirds, who had a 6-12-1-0 record and are last in the Atlantic Division. Wednesday night’s matchup wasn’t exactly a … Continue reading

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Springfield Thunderbirds Defeat Hershey Bears 2-1

While their parent club came away with a decisive win on Thanksgiving Eve, the Hershey Bears dropped a close game against the Springfield Thunderbirds, losing 2-1. The loss ended the Bears’ seven-game winning streak against the Thunderbirds.

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Vrana Sends Capitals Past Senators

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals were back in action after losing to the Flames by a 4-1 count on Monday against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday at Capital One Arena. The Capitals defeated the Senators by a final … Continue reading

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The Capitals Look to Cut Inconsistencies Against Senators

The Capitals continue their four-game homestand with their annual Thanksgiving eve contest at Capital One Arena. A mere one point separates these teams in the standings for the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. The Capitals will host the … Continue reading

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Highlights from Barry Trotz’s Radio Interview on the Sports Junkies

Capitals head coach Barry Trotz was a guest on 106.7 The Fan’s “Sports Junkies” on Wednesday morning. On the show, Trotz talked about a variety of topics including why he hasn’t placed Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin on the same … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago – Capitals Appoint Boudreau Head Coach

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images When November 22 rolls around each year, most Americans above a certain age associate the day with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  It is also a day that is close to Thanksgiving, either on the … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears’ Player Report Cards: At the Quarter Pole

Photos: Tori Hartman The Hershey Bears came out of the gate slowly in the 2017-18 season, winning just one of their first seven games. The slow start was not totally shocking considering the Bears had several new faces, a young … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Practice Before Mid-Week Matchup (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA — After a day off on Monday, the Hershey Bears returned to the ice for practice before their Wednesday matchup against the Springfield Thunderbirds. It was drills as usual for the Bears, but most importantly, it was pink … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Tuesday’s Capitals Practice: After Struggles Continue, Any Line Changes?

After a brilliant performance on Saturday night, the Capitals hoped to continue their home ice November dominance last night. After Lars Eller scored the game’s first goal just 1:02 in, it looked like the Caps picked up where they left … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Consistent Inconsistencies

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images To say the Capitals have had consistency issues would be an understatement. After playing a great game and winning against the Pittsburgh Penguins just ten days ago, Washington played three fairly uninspired games, and winning just one … Continue reading

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