Category Archives: Hershey Bears

Bears Maul Bruins, 4-1

Photo: AHL The Hershey Bears dominated from the start and started the weekend off right, crushing the Providence Bruins 4-1 behind 2 goals from Mathias Bau and a strong performance by goalie Pheonix Copley, who made 31 stops.  The win, … Continue reading

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Tyler Graovac Joins Hershey Bears for 4-2 Victory (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA — For Wednesday night’s matchup against the Syracuse Crunch, Tyler Graovac joined the Hershey Bears on a conditioning assignment. The center was flanked by the Hershey Bears wingers Mathias Bau and Riley Barber. It was a great 4-2 … Continue reading

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The Capitals are Getting Healthier and the Competition is Heating Back Up

The Washington Capitals are back healthy. Defenseman Matt Niskanen played his first game in last night’s 6-3 loss at the hands of the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena. Forward Tyler Graovac is down in the American Hockey League with the Hershey … Continue reading

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Capitals Send Tyler Graovac to Hershey on a Loan

Photo: Kari B DeBlaker/AP The Capitals have assigned forward Tyler Graovac to the Hershey Bears on a long-term conditioning loan.  Graovac is still recovering from an upper-body injury he suffered last month against the Maple Leafs. In addition, the Bears … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Lose to Penguins + Team Autograph Night (Photos)

After a quite some time out of the game with an injury, Vitek Vanecek returned to the Hershey Bears lineup. His return ended up being a 5-1 loss, which I know is not the start he wanted, but he’ll need … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Win Veterans Day Matchup Against Phantoms (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA — On Saturday night’s matchup against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, the Hershey Bears dominated with a 6-1 in front of a packed Giant Center crowd. Check out the full recap here and scroll down for some photos from … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-Assign Liam O’Brien to Hershey

Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan announced on Saturday morning that Liam O’Brien has been re-assigned to the Hershey Bears. His re-assignment could indicate that Brett Connolly could play tomorrow night. Connolly suffered an upper-body injury in a loss in … Continue reading

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Mathias Bau Scores First AHL Goal as Bears Beat Thunderbirds 3-1

Photo: Springfield Thunderbirds The Hershey Bears (5-6-0-2) hit the road Wednesday night for a tilt in Springfield, Massachusetts against the Thunderbirds (2-11-1-0). The Bears hadn’t lost a regulation game at Springfield since 2008. Coming off a shootout win on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanacek Gets Re-Assigned to Hershey, Kelly Zajac Returns to South Carolina

The Hershey Bears made two roster moves Tuesday morning. First they re-assigned goaltender Vitek Vanecek to Hershey after serving a rehab stint with the Capitals ECHL affiliate, South Carolina Stingrays. In addition, forward Kelly Zajac was re-assigned to the Stingrays.

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Hershey Bears Win First Shootout Game of the Season Against Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins

Just days after coming up short against the Rochester Americans in a 7-6 shootout loss, Hershey Bears goaltender Pheonix Copley saved the day on Sunday in a 3-2 shootout win against the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins.

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