Tough Mid-Week OT Loss for Hershey Bears (Photos)

After the excitement of rallying in the third period to force overtime, the Hershey Bears faltered on a controversial goal in overtime 2-1 to the Springfield Thunderbirds at Giant Center. The Bears record drops to 17-16-3-3. Hershey will hit the road on Saturday night to take on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms for a home-and-home set that will come back to Giant Center on Sunday evening. Read the full-game recap for more


The boys love to pest Vitek in warm ups.

O’Brien may have tripped a little bit in warm ups.

But as they say, when life gets you down…

Just brush yourself off…

And try again. 🙂

If you want to touch my goalie, you have to go through me first.

Whoopsie.

After Dustin Gazley’s game-tying goal, Aaron Ness ran over to hug his D-partner Colby Williams instead of going to the rest of the group.

Here they come.

Awww.

The boys you want to see on the ice for OT.

Riley Barber spins the puck around the net for a good opportunity in OT.

The Hershey bench awaits the response from the referees after what would be the OT winner.

Copley tries to plead his case, but to no avail. The Bears pick up a point and will look to the weekend with back-to-back games against the Phantoms.

By Tori Hartman

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