Category Archives: AHL

Capitals Recall Aliaksei Protas, Loan Clay Stevenson to AHL’s Hershey Bears

The Washington Capitals have made some roster moves after their disastrous start to the new season. The Caps have recalled forward Aliaksei Protas from the Hershey Bears and sent down goaltender Clay Stevenson. 

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Revisiting The Hershey Bears Recent Calder Cup Appearances

Photo: Hershey Bears The Hershey Bears have once again made the Calder Cup Finals and will play the Coachella Firebirds starting on Thursday at Acrisure Arena in Thousand Palms, California. This is the first time the Bears have been to the … Continue reading

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2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals Preview: Florida’s Deep Run, 2020 Third-Round Rematch Among Headlines

Photo: The Daily Faceoffs The third round of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs gets underway on Thursday night and all four qualifiers it features come from the sunbelt states for the first time in NHL history. The Vegas Golden Knights, … Continue reading

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Checking In: Hershey Bears Fourth Line Sets Tone In Atlantic Division Semifinal Series

Photo: Jacob Kupferman/Charlotte Checkers The fourth line of the Hershey Bears has produced the fewest points among the lines for the team thus far in the 2023 Calder Cup playoffs. However, the line has played a big part in the … Continue reading

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Ethen Frank, Hunter Shepard And Riley Sutter Among Recipients Of Hershey Bears 2022-23 Annual Player Awards

Photo: Twitter: @TheHersheyBears The Hershey Bears announced their annual player awards for the 2022-23 season on Saturday night, just prior to their regular season finale against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Capitals prospects Ethen Frank, Dylan McIlrath, Riley Sutter, Gabriel Carlsson … Continue reading

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A Look At The Fate of Washington Capitals Prospects Under Brian MacLellan

Photo: Ontario Hockey League The Washington Capitals have arguably been a serious contender for most, if not all of Bryan MacLellan’s tenure as General Manager. However, the cost of maintaining a contender has not been highly conducive to optimizing the … Continue reading

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Experiencing the Hershey Bears’ Teddy Bear Toss Game

Photo: Della Young/NoVa Caps I had planned for it for over a month, and as time drew closer, the excitement was brewing. It would be my first Teddy Bear Toss Game—my first Hershey Bears game—and I couldn’t wait to experience … Continue reading

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Sonny Milano Scores His First Goal As A Member of the Hershey Bears

Photo: Charlotte Checkers After signing with the Washington Capitals to a one-year deal, Sonny Milano scored his first goal as a member of the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears against the Charlotte Checkers.

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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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