Tag Archives: AHL

Coaching Changes in Chocolatetown: Additions Behind the Hershey Bench and Within the Capitals Front Office Could Make A Difference For the Bears in 2019-20

Photo: NHL The 2019 offseason has been a busy one for the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears. After the addition of a few veteran players to a returning core that lost some longtime team leaders, as well as … Continue reading

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Preparing For The Run for #12 In Hershey

Photo: JustSports/Hershey Bears The Hershey Bears made quite a few moves this offseason, all aimed at improving the forward corps, as well as the blueline, for the upcoming season. With the addition of new, young talent and the signing of skilled NHL … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Defenseman Karl Alzner Intends on Playing In the NHL This Season, Says He’ll Demand A Move if Placed in the AHL

Photo: NHL Former Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner was a staple on the Washington blueline during his time in D.C., playing in a team-record 423 consecutive games before leaving the team as a free agent in the summer of 2017, signing … Continue reading

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Palm Springs Firebirds To Be Seattle NHL Franchise’s AHL Affiliate

Photo: KESQ Late on Wednesday, Detroit Hockey Net reported that the Palm Springs Firebirds will be the AHL affiliate of Seattle’s NHL expansion franchise, which will begin playing in the 2021-22 season.

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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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Burgdoerfer, Hughes Signings Add Veteran Presence to Hershey Blue Line

Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire, Via Associated Press With the loss of veteran defenseman Aaron Ness in free agency and the pending departure of Ryan Sproul, Tyler Lewington was left as the lone veteran presence on the Hershey Bears’ blueline. The Hershey … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Shutout Toronto Marlies In Decisive 3-0 Victory, Inch Closer to Clinching Playoff Berth

Photo: Christian Bonin While many of the other teams in the American Hockey League were just starting their day, the Hershey Bears were in the process of playing the first game of the day against the Toronto Marlies, beginning Thursday … Continue reading

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With A Career Season in the AHL, What Does the Future Hold For Riley Barber?

Photo: Tori Hartman While the beginning of the season did not start well for the Hershey Bears, the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate, the latter part of 2018-19 has been a positive one for the Chocolate and White. In addition … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov Reveals New Mask, Set to Debut Tomorrow

After a rough start to his first professional season in North America, Capitals’ goaltender prospect Ilya Samsonov has rebounded brilliantly in the latter part of the season, with his play helping the Hershey Bears to an 11-game winning streak at … Continue reading

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Providence Bruins Down Hershey Bears 3-2 in Shootout

Photo: Providence Bruins Back in a playoff position after a strong performance in the second part of the season, the Hershey Bears followed up a 4-1 loss to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers a few days ago with a 3-2 shootout … Continue reading

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