Category Archives: Hershey Bears

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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Hendrix Lapierre Needs Games: He’s Quarantined For Over 60 Days So Far This Season

Photo: André Émond Hendrix Lapierre has had an on and off season since he was drafted by the Capitals in the first round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. On and off with regards to playing time, that is. The … Continue reading

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Phantoms Rally To Beat Bears, 2-1 (OT); Connor McMichael, Damien Riat Make AHL Debut

Photo: @BearsCaps18 The Hershey Bears fell to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 2-1 (OT) in their season opener Saturday afternoon at Giant Center. The Bears gave up the lead with under a minute remaining in regulation, and would lose the game … Continue reading

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All Together: Local Sports Teams and Others Wish Washington Capitals Luck On Start of New Season

NHL The Washington Capitals are set to begin a pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season tonight against the Buffalo Sabres in New York, and with a set roster, lines seemingly in place, and enthusiasm to begin play once again, the team has been … Continue reading

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Report: Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Recalled For Hershey Bears Training Camp

According to the Vasterviks team website, Washington Capitals forward prospect Axel Jonsson-Fjallby has been recalled to North America. The team’s website reported that Jonsson-Fjallby’s last game with Vasterviks IK was Friday night against MODO.

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The Latest Projected Roster For the Hershey Bears Is Riddled With Uncertainty

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers Just a few short months ago, the Hershey Bears looked like they were a lock to field a Calder Cup caliber roster for the 2020-21 season. The projected roster was deep with scoring power on offense … Continue reading

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