Category Archives: Hershey Bears

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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Bears Fall to Lehigh Valley Phantoms 5-3, Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Among Scorers For Bears

Lehigh Valley Phantoms The Hershey Bears fell to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5-3, Wednesday night at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA. The loss moves the Bears record to 20-7-2-0 (42 points) on the season.

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More McMichael Magic: Connor McMichael Has Himself A Game, Scores Two Goals, Records One Assist Against Leigh Valley Phantoms

Lehigh Valley Phantoms The recent announcement that the Ontario Hockey League would not play this season gave the Washington Capitals confirmation on the playing future of top prospect Connor McMichael for the 2020-21 season. With no OHL season, the 2019 … Continue reading

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The First Dance: A Look At Aliaksei Protas’ First AHL Game

Photos: Lehigh Valley Phantoms The Washington Capitals drafted Center Aliaksei Protas with the 91st overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. The 20-year old Center was loaned to the Kontinental Hockey League’s Dinamo Minsk earlier in the 2020-21 season … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Re-Sign Goaltender Zachary Fucale To Two-Year Contract

NHLI via Getty Images Just a week after re-signing defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to a two-year contract extension on, the Washington Capitals have re-upped Hershey Bears farmhand goaltender Zachary Fucale to a two-year, two-way contract.

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Bonzai Heroics and 30 Goals For Hatcher: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Quebec Nordiques

During the Rock the Red era, the Washington Capitals and their fans have enjoyed the exploits of high-scoring forward Alex Ovechkin and also defenseman Mike Green, who once topped 30 goals for a season. Back in 1993, the Capitals and … Continue reading

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Examining The Starts To Seasons For Ilya Samsonov Prior to Joining Washington Capitals

It has been a difficult start to the 2020-21 season for Capitals’ goalie, Ilya Samsonov, whose first two games were not up to his usual standards. He then tested positive for COVID-19, had to miss time for recovery and then … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Fall To Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5-4 (OT); Joe Snively Scores First Of The Season

The Hershey Bears fell to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5-4 (OT) Sunday afternoon at Giant Center in Hershey. It was the second-straight Sunday in which the Bears would give up a goal late in regulation and lose in overtime to … Continue reading

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McMichael Magic: Connor McMichael Scores His First Professional Goal, A Game-Winning Tally Over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Photo: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Considered the Washington Capitals’ top prospect in their pool of young talent, forward Connor McMichael has had an eventful 2020-21 season. Having come one win shy of winning the Gold Medal in the World Junior Championships with … Continue reading

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Bears Beat Penguins, 3-2; Connor McMichael Scores First Professional Goal

Photo: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins The Hershey Bears beat the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun in Wilkes-Barre. Top prospect Connor McMichael would score the game winner at 8:56 of the final frame. With the win the Bears record … Continue reading

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