Category Archives: AHL

Hershey Bears Will Retire Chris Bourque’s No. 17 Next Season: “The Best Part of My Career Was Playing in Hershey”

Sean Simmer/The-Patriot News The Hershey Bears, American Hockey League affiliate of the Washington Capitals, announced on Saturday that the team would be retiring the No. 17 jersey during the 2022-23 season for forward Chris Bourque, the son of NHL great … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Winning Coach Jared Bednar Brings Cup To South Carolina Stingrays Arena, Started Coaching Career With Capitals ECHL Affliliate

Photo: @SCStingrays Jared Bednar, head coach of the 2022 Stanley Cup Winning Colorado Avalanche, got his start as a head coach in the Washington Capitals’ system, coaching for the South Carolina Stingrays. Before the 2007-08 season, he was promoted to … Continue reading

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Aliaksei Protas Is Special Guest at Dinamo Minsk Closing Ceremony

Photo: Hockey.by The KHL’s Dinamo Minsk hockey club held their annual closing ceremony for their hockey school on Tuesday night. Special guests at the event included Washington Capitals forward Aliaksei Protas.

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Images from Hershey Bears’ Teddy Bear Toss — Saturday, January 22

The AHL’s Hershey Bears hosted their Teddy Bear Toss game as they clashed with the Hartford Wolf Pack. Fans were encouraged to throw teddy bears and other stuffed animals onto the ice following Hershey’s first goal of the game.

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It’s Raining Teddy Bears! Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Scores Bears’ First Goal Prompting the Teddy Bear Toss

Photo: @TheHersheyBears The AHL’s Hershey Bears hosted their Teddy Bear Toss game as they clashed with the Hartford Wolf Pack Saturday night. Fans were encouraged to throw teddy bears and other stuffed animals onto the ice following Hershey’s first goal … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Host Hockey Fights Cancer Night Sunday, Nov. 21 vs. Charlotte Checkers

Screencap: @TheHersheyBears The Washington Capitals’ AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears, will be hosting their annual Hockey Fights Cancer night on Sunday, November 21, against the Charlotte Checkers at 5 PM ET at Giant Center. Players will wear Hockey Fights Cancer-themed jerseys … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Drop Cleveland Monsters 4-3 in Overtime, Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Scores Game-Winner

Screen cap: AHL TV The Hershey Bears defeated the Cleveland Monsters, 4-3 in overtime Sunday night at the Giant Center in Hershey. The win moved the Bears record to 4-1-1-1 (10 points) on the season.

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The Parallel Paths of Vitek Vanecek and Alex Nedeljkovic

They were born just two days apart. Both were second round draft picks in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft and drafted just two picks apart. During their time in their drafting team’s organizations, both were ultimately passed on the depth … Continue reading

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The Russian Invasion: An Updated Look At The Influx Of Russian Netminders In The Metropolitan Division

In recent seasons we’ve seen a tremendous wave of new Russian-born goaltenders begin to make an impact in the Metropolitan Division. NoVa Caps examined this before the 2019-20 season and provided an update prior to the 2020-21 season.

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Former Capitals Defenseman Christian Djoos Signs with EV Zug in Swiss National League

On Wednesday May 12, EV Zug of the Swiss National League announced that they have signed former Washington Capitals defenseman Christian Djoos, part of the team’s Stanley Cup-winning roster of 2018, to a two year deal.

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