Tag Archives: 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs

Checkers Beat Bears 5-2, Sweep Series

Photo: JustSports/Hershey Bears The Charlotte Checkers beat the Hershey Bears 5-2 Wednesday night at Giant Center in Hershey. With the win, the Checkers sweep the Bears 4-0 in the best-of-seven series and end the Bears 2018-2019 campaign.

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Checkers Drop Bears 7-3, Take 2-0 Series Lead

Photo: Charlotte Checkers The Charlotte Checkers beat the Hershey Bears 7-3 Saturday night at Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte. With the win, the Checkers take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. The series now shifts to Giant Center in Hershey … Continue reading

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Checkers Score Four Goals Early, Beat Bears 4-1, Take 1-0 Series Lead

Photo: Charlotte Checkers The Hershey Bears fell to the Charlotte Checkers 4-1 Friday night at Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Checkers victory gives them an early 1-0 lead in the second round series. Game 2 of the best-of-seven … Continue reading

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Series Preview: AHL’s Top Team Charlotte Awaits Hershey in 2nd Round

Photo: Tori Hartman Rookie Brian Pinho sent the Hershey Bears into the second round of the Calder Cup playoffs with his overtime goal in game five against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Their reward is a meeting with the top team … Continue reading

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Hershey’s Two-Headed Monster: Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek Backstop Bears Return To Winning Ways

Photos: Tori Hartman Most hockey teams have a clear-cut number one goalie designated for the playoffs. The Hershey Bears are different. They have two bona fide number one goalies in Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek, and rather than choose one, … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears: A Prelude To A Postseason Run

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers It was only a year away from the playoffs, but in “Bear years”, that’s equivalent (seemingly) to two decades, and one year too many. Spoiled? No. High standards? No doubt. It’s taken 81 years to set … Continue reading

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Bears Beat Sound Tigers 3-2 In Overtime; Advance To Face Charlotte In Round 2 Of Calder Cup Playoffs

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers The Hershey Bears beat the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 3-2 (OT) Saturday night at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The win gives the Bears a 3-2 series win over Bridgeport in the first round of … Continue reading

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Sound Tigers Beat Bears 3-2 In Overtime; Force Game 5 On Saturday

Photo: Tori Hartman The Hershey Bears fell to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 3-2 in overtime Tuesday night at the Giant Center in Hershey. The Sound Tigers win forces a decisive game 5 in Bridgeport on Saturday.

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Bears Beat Sound Tigers 2-1; Take 2-1 Lead In Best-Of-Five Series

Photo: JustSports/Hershey Bears The Hershey Bears beat the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 2-1 Tuesday night at the Giant Center in Hershey. The win gives the Bears a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series. Game 4 is set for Thursday at Giant … Continue reading

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The Bears Silence Sound Tigers 2-0; Tie Series 1-1

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers The Hershey Bears shut out the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 2-0 Saturday night at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, tying the series at one game apiece. Game 3 of the best-of-five series is set for Tuesday at Giant Center … Continue reading

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