Category Archives: Hershey Bears

Bears Announce Preseason Schedule, Will Host Wilkes-Barre/Scranton On September 28

Photo: Hershey Bears/JustSports The Hershey Bears have announced the club’s 2019 preseason schedule. The Bears will play three preseason games this year, including a home game at Giant Center on Saturday, Sept. 28 versus the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at 7 p.m.

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Brett Leason: Giving The Capitals Prospect Pool A New ‘Leason’ Life

Brett Leason was drafted by the Capitals in the second round (#56 overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Level Draft back in June, and signed a three-year entry-level contract for $750,000 average annual value (AAV) following Capitals Development cap on July 11th. … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Add To Forward Depth, Sign Left Winger Cole Ully

The Hershey Bears announced today that the club has signed forward Cole Ully to an American Hockey League contract for the 2019-20 season.

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Projecting The Hershey Bears Forward Lines For The Start The 2019-2020 Season

Photo: JustSports Photography As training camp approaches, the Hershey Bears have a lot of forwards in their den. Currently, there are 12 players with NHL contracts, five with AHL contracts and one on a professional tryout agreement. That is 18 … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Sign Veteran Defender Ed Wittchow

Photo: Team Shred Photography The Hershey Bears continued adding veteran depth to the roster on Thursday with the signing of defenseman Ed Wittchow. On Tuesday the Bears announced that former Penn State Nittany Lion Casey Bailey was signed to a … Continue reading

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Bears Sign Casey Bailey To Professional Tryout (PTO) Agreement

Photo: Penn State Athletics Former Penn State men’s hockey star Casey Bailey will be back in Pennsylvania to continue his professional career this fall after signing a tryout deal with the AHL’s Hershey Bears on Tuesday.

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Training Camp Battles: With Roster Moves Coming, the Capitals Will Have Plenty of Competition for Depth Positions

Which players will push for the remaining roster spots for the Washington Capitals in 2019 training camp? Continue reading

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Can The Bears Be Considered A Calder Cup Threat?

Photo: Sportsnet Last year, the Hershey Bears were swept by the eventual Calder Cup-winning Charlotte Checkers in the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs. The Bears had a shaky start to the season, which ended up turning around as … Continue reading

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Naming A Captain In Chocolate Town

Photos: Bridgeport Sound Tigers Last season, Spencer Carbery, Head Coach of the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears, elected not to have a team captain for his relatively young squad. Instead, he chose to go with a rotation of … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Brooks Laich

Photo: Greg Flume/Getty Images Come the 2019-20 season, offseason acquisition Garnet Hathaway will suit up for the Capitals donning No. 21 on his sweater. While he will (presumably) keep the number for the duration of his four-year contract, in this … Continue reading

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