HERSHEY, PA — After tonight’s loss, the Hershey Bears are down 3-0 in the Atlantic Division Finals against the Charlotte Checkers. Nathan Walker scored the Bears’ lone goal in the 3-1 loss. The Checkers evened the score in the second and would eventually get the gamewinner in the third after going almost the entire period without a shot on goal. With Vanecek pulled for the extra attacker, Charlotte would add another one to make the final score 3-1. Vitek Vanecek stopped 20 of 22 shots and made some key saves to keep the score close.
Down, but not out. The Hershey Bears are back for Game 4 at home on Wednesday. Same place, same time, but hopefully a different outcome.
For more on tonight’s matchup, check out our full-game recap, and keep scrolling for photos from the game.
Andrew Cherniwchan checks into the lineup tonight.
Let’s go Bears.
Tobias Geisser is also in with Lewington getting suspended.
We have to keep going in the playoffs, so we can see how this Ness beard turns out.
Parker Milner was also a bit of surprise backup for tonight’s game.
You can count on Tuna to cause trouble out there.
Crashing the net.
But maybe stay away from the goalie next time.
Guy in the top right corner is me. Relatable reaction.
The pass from Sproul that leads to the Walker goal.
A boop on the head for a job well done.
Hobbs beard is coming in thiccc. (Yes, with three Cs).
The Checkers tie the score at 1-1.
Walker with a bloodied lip.
Johansen makes a good save to stop the goal.
But Charlotte gets it in on the rebound.
And their bench celebrates.
And then this sadness happens.
Game 4 is ours, boys.
By: Tori Hartman
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