Homegrown Hot Streak: Capitals Prospect Joe Snively Scores Two Goals, Records One Assist in Hershey Bears’ Shootout Win

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After scoring a hat trick in a game against the Springfield Thunderbirds on Sunday, Hershey Bears forward and Herndon, Virginia native Joe Snively notched two more goals and picked up an assist in a 5-4 victory over the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday.

Snively’s first goal of the game and fourth of the 2021-22 season came at the 11:25 mark of the first period, with assists credited to Bobby Nardella and Mike Sgarbossa on the power play.

Snively’s second of the contest and fifth goal of the season came at the 8:23 stanza of the second frame, on assists from Nardella and Garrett Pilon.

In the shootout, Snively scored five-hole to keep the Bears’ chances alive and eventually secure the victory.

Snively now has five goals and nine points in 12 Games Played, with all five goals coming in his last three games played. In his three-goal performance on Sunday, Snively converted on three of his four shots in the game, and in tonight’s game scored on two of his six shots (33%).

After the game, Snively was named the First Star of the Game with his two-goal, assist performance.

By Michael Fleetwood

About Michael Fleetwood

Michael Fleetwood was born into a family of diehard Capitals fans and has been watching games as long as he can remember. He was born the year the Capitals went to their first Stanley Cup Final, and is a diehard Caps fan, the owner of the very FIRST Joe Beninati jersey and since then, has met Joe himself. His favorite player became former Capital Nate Schmidt after he met Schmidt in a Hershey hotel while in Hershey PA to see the Bears play, shortly after Schmidt was injured during a conditioning stint. Michael is also a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Orioles, and enjoys photography, watching WildEarth TV's SafariLive live safaris, and watching animals in his spare time. (Photo by Adam Vingan in 2014 at the Capitals Development Camp).
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1 Response to Homegrown Hot Streak: Capitals Prospect Joe Snively Scores Two Goals, Records One Assist in Hershey Bears’ Shootout Win

  1. Anonymous says:

    Well done, Joe! Keep is rolling!

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