Author Archives: Eric Lord

About Eric Lord

Eric has been a Hershey Bears fan since attending his 1st game at age 8. He has been a season-ticket holder since the 2009-10 season and has been writing about Hershey Bears hockey since 2012. His favorite Bears memory is the team's 1996-97 run to the Calder Cup Championship where Hershey was 5-0 when facing elimination. Eric graduated from Fordham University in 2000 with a bachelors in communication and from Iona College in 2005 with a Masters in Journalism. He is also a photographer and serves as an assistant soccer coach for the Pottsville Area High School girls soccer team.

A Look At The Hershey Bears Potential Opening Night Lineup

The Hershey Bears open their 2022-23 American Hockey League (AHL) campaign on Saturday night when they face the Utica Comets in front of the home crowd at the Giant Center. With the final roster cuts from the parent Washington Capitals … Continue reading

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A Review Of The Initial Training Camp Roster For 2022-23 The Hershey Bears

On the eve of the start of their 2022-23 season, the Hershey Bears released their initial training camp roster, which opens Monday morning at Giant Center. The initial roster includes a mixture of familiar faces, newcomers, youngsters and long shots. … Continue reading

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Taking Shape: Projected Lines And Remaining Questions For The Hershey Bears

With September fast approaching, the potential offensive lineup for the Hershey Bears is starting to take shape. A number of players are likely available to play center and on the right wing, but there remains questions concerning the left wing.

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Potential Candidates For The Hershey Bears Head Coaching Vacancy

With Scott Allen’s promotion to the Washington Capitals coaching staff, the Hershey Bears are in the market for a new head coach for the second straight offseason. This coaching switch comes later in the offseason than normal and that means … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Free Agent Focus: Part Two – Forwards

Photo: Iowa Wild The 2021-22 Hershey Bears struggled to score goals down the stretch, as the chocolate and white were shut out a whopping seven times after winger Joe Snively was recalled to the Washington Capitals on January 28. To … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Free Agent Focus: Part 1 – Defense

Since the Hershey Bears season concluded back in May, the team’s defensive depth has taken a few hits. Tobias Geisser elected to return home to Switzerland, signing a three-year deal with EV Zug, rather than sign a new deal with … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears 2021-22 Season Review: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Alex Nylander brought the Hershey Bears’ season to a crushing end when he roofed his shot over the glove of Pheonix Copley in overtime of the decisive game three, sending the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on to the next round of the … Continue reading

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Lucas Johansen Is (Finally) Finding His Game

Just one season ago, Lucas Johansen faced an uncertain future with the Washington Capitals organization. He was sidelined with yet another injury after taking an elbow up high in a game against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Johansen’s contract was up and it was … Continue reading

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Assessment Of The Hershey Bears As They Approach The Midpoint Of The 2021-22 Season

Photo: Hershey Bears In a “normal” season, the Hershey Bears would have reached the season’s halfway point by now. However, with COVID postponements the team is still four games shy of the midway point this season. Nevertheless, with a short … Continue reading

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Reviewing The Hershey Bears Lineup To Start The 2021-22 Season

Photo: Lehigh Valley Phantoms Training camp for the Hershey Bears kicked off Monday and with cuts from the parent club Washington Capitals already finding their way to Chocolate Town, Hershey’s 2021-22 roster is beginning to take shape. Of course, the … Continue reading

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