Author Archives: HB Hockey

About HB Hockey

After all these years, I've realized that it's time to just do what I want when I want. I love all things sports, but it just doesn't pay the bills, so I'm not quitting my day job just yet.

Bears Stumble, Fall 7-2 to Phantoms in Opener

ALLENTOWN, PA — The Hershey Bears traveled to in-state rival Lehigh Valley to open their 80th season of hockey, and came away on the wrong side of a 7-2 game. 

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Preview: Hershey Bears at Lehigh Valley Phantoms

HERSHEY, PA. — The Hershey Bears and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms will open the 2017-2018 season in Lehigh Valley Saturday. The two in-state rivals last squared off in a rather contentious five-game opening round series in the 2017 Calder Cup … Continue reading

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Langlois In, Carey Out in Hershey as Bears Hopeful for Arrival of Stephenson

HERSHEY, PA — The Hershey Bears announced via press release today that they have signed forward Jeremy Langlois to a one-year deal. The contract is an AHL-only deal. Additionally, the club announced that they have released Matt Carey from his … Continue reading

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Bears Open Camp Tomorrow as Familiar Faces Return from Washington

HERSHEY, PA – With the historic 80th anniversary season of the Hershey Bears Hockey Club set to kick off tomorrow morning, there will be some familiar faces on the ice for practice while some are still in Washington.

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Bears Sign 5 to PTOs a Week Before Opening Camp

HERSHEY, PA – With just a week to go before camp opens, the Hershey Bears announced via press release today that they have signed an additional five players to PTOs. 

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Hershey Bears Announce 2017-2018 Promotional Nights

HERSHEY, PA – The Hershey Bears released their list of promotional dates for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. Notable on the list is the return of Bobblehead Night, which was not on the list last season due to the transition between … Continue reading

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Alex Westlund Named Associate Goaltending Coach

HERSHEY, PA – The Hershey Bears, in conjunction with their NHL affiliate, the Washington Capitals, announced via press release today that Alex Westlund has been named associate goaltending coach. Westlund assumed the role previously held by Scott Murray, who was … Continue reading

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Capital BlueCross Title Sponsor of 2018 AHL Outdoor Classic

HERSHEY, PA – The Hershey Bears announced via press release today that Capital BlueCross will be the title sponsor for the 2018 AHL Outdoor Classic which will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 in Hersheypark Stadium. The game will feature … Continue reading

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Salary Cap and Waivers Will Play Role in Capitals’ Roster

The salary cap and waivers are issues every team faces just about every season. For this year’s Washington Capitals team the salary cap already seems tighter than last year and the issue of contract costs and waiver status could play … Continue reading

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5 Burning Questions for the Bears

HERSHEY, PA – With all of the insanity swirling in Washington and Hershey during this off-season, many in the area are wondering how the Caps potential roster will impact Hershey in 2017-2018. Here are five big questions that are hopefully … Continue reading

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