Category Archives: Goaltending

2017-18 Metropolitan Division Contenders and Pretenders

Which Metropolitan Division teams are the contenders and pretenders in 2017-18? Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division Goaltending Rankings For 2017-18 Season

Goaltender rankings for the Metropolitan Division in 2017-18 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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Tending the Crease: Getting to Know the Capitals’ New Goalie Coach, Scott Murray

Photos: Tori Hartman When the Capitals hired goaltending guru Mitch Korn in 2014, they did so knowing that it would not be for the long-term. Now, with the 60-year old Korn taking on a different role within the organization, the … Continue reading

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Parker Milner Returns

Parker Milner has signed a one-year deal with the Hershey Bears according to a release. The announcement was made by VP of Hockey Operations Bryan Helmer. 

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Capitals Re-sign Philipp Grubauer to One Year Deal

Photo: NHL The Capitals made it clear that their main focus this offseason would be to lock up their restricted free agents to new contracts and they made it a priority to re-sign right wing T.J. Oshie. One of those … Continue reading

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Copley’s New Deal Spells…

HERSHEY, PA – The Washington Capitals announced via press release today that they have re-signed goaltender Pheonix Copley to a two-year deal. While fans in Hershey couldn’t be happier, it appears as though they will only have one year left … Continue reading

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Goaltending Woes about to Hit?

Just a few short years ago, many questioned Washington’s decision to take Ilya Samsonov in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. After all, the organization was loaded with goaltenders and prospects. Fast forward to present – there is a chance, understand … Continue reading

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Vanecek Vital to Hershey’s Run

If the Hershey Bears are going to win an unprecedented 12th Calder Cup, they just might be doing so on the shoulders of the 2009-2010 Jack A. Butterfield Trophy winner and a rookie netminder, and that’s no cause for alarm … Continue reading

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Predicting the Expansion Draft – Which Goalies are Heading West?

Graphic by Doug Lorman As teams are eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs, many players are preparing for trips, but some of them will be heading to Las Vegas after the expansion draft. We’re going to begin our look into … Continue reading

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