Hershey Bears Release Schedule For 2020-21 Season

The Hershey Bears released their schedule for the 2020-21 AHL season. The Bears open their 36-game regular season on Friday, February 5, on the road against the Binghamton Devils (at Newark, New Jersey). The Bears will return home the following day to host the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at Giant Center.

The season begins on Friday, February 5 and concludes on Sunday, May 16. Schedules for teams in the Atlantic, North, Central and Pacific Divisions were released today; schedules for the Canadian Division’s Belleville Senators, Laval Rocket, Manitoba Moose and Toronto Marlies will be forthcoming at a later date.

Schedule for all AHL teams can be accessed here.


(Downloadble, printable PDF)

The Hershey Bears, in conjunction with the American Hockey League, have released the schedule for the 2020-21 season. The Bears open the new campaign on the road vs. Binghamton (at Newark, New Jersey) on Friday, Feb. 5, and the club’s home opener is the following day, Saturday, Feb. 6 vs. Lehigh Valley at 4 p.m. at GIANT Center.

Fans are encouraged to visit THIS LINK for more information on Frequently Asked Questions and safety procedures for all home games at GIANT Center. A very limited number of seats will be available for home games. The club is finalizing on sale details for games in February and will share more information as soon as possible. Season Ticket Holders will have an opportunity to purchase single game tickets as part of an exclusive Season Ticket Holder presale.

The Bears 2020-21 campaign is presented by Penn State Health and features 36 regular season games, with 18 contests coming on home ice. Hershey’s schedule will see the Chocolate and White play three teams, going head-to-head with geographic North Division rivals Lehigh Valley (14 games), Binghamton (12 games), and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (10 games). All games at Binghamton will be played in Newark, New Jersey this season.

Of Hershey’s 18 home games, nine are on Saturday’s, eight on Sunday’s, and one on a Wednesday evening. Hershey’s longest homestand is three games, which occurs two times from Apr. 11-17, and May 8-16.

The Bears have also announced a pair of preseason games. Hershey will visit Binghamton (at Newark, New Jersey) on Friday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. The Bears will host Lehigh Valley at the GIANT Center for exhibition action on Sunday, Jan. 31 at 1 p.m. The game will be closed to the public.

The Chocolate and White open the club’s 2021 Training Camp presented by Planet Fitness on Saturday at GIANT Center. Training Camp and all practices during the 2020-21 season will be closed to the public.

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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