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A Sweet Return Between the Pipes: Vitek Vanecek Stands Strong in First Game Since February 1

Photo: The Hershey Bears After suffering an injury in the first period of the Washington Capitals’ game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 1, goaltender Vitek Vanecek has slowly but surely worked his way back to a return to the … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Brett Leason and Pheonix Copley From Taxi Squad, Re-Assign Hunter Shepard to the Hershey Bears

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images In the wake of the news that captain Alex Ovechkin would miss the 2022 NHL All-Star Game due to testing positive for the coronavirus, and ahead of their game against the Edmonton Oilers, the Washington … Continue reading

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Images from Hershey Bears’ Teddy Bear Toss — Saturday, January 22

The AHL’s Hershey Bears hosted their Teddy Bear Toss game as they clashed with the Hartford Wolf Pack. Fans were encouraged to throw teddy bears and other stuffed animals onto the ice following Hershey’s first goal of the game.

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It’s Raining Teddy Bears! Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Scores Bears’ First Goal Prompting the Teddy Bear Toss

Photo: @TheHersheyBears The AHL’s Hershey Bears hosted their Teddy Bear Toss game as they clashed with the Hartford Wolf Pack Saturday night. Fans were encouraged to throw teddy bears and other stuffed animals onto the ice following Hershey’s first goal … Continue reading

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Scoring Shane: Shane Gersich Scores Two Goals Against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, Continues Hot Streak

Photo: JustSports Photography/Hershey Bears On the night his teammate with the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears Zachary Fucale made NHL history with the Washington Capitals, Shane Gersich put up a strong performance of his own in a victory against the … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Crush Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 6-1, Tobias Geisser Scores First AHL Goal

Photo: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins The Hershey Bears crushed the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 6-1 on Wednesday evening in their final game of 2021. The victory moves the Bears’ record to 14-9-2-1 on the season and a 5-0-0-0 start to their season set against … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Brett Leason From AHL Hershey, Re-assign Garrett Pilon To Bears

The Washington Capitals have recalled right wing Brett Leason from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned Garrett Pilon to Hershey, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Hershey Bears Host Hockey Fights Cancer Night Sunday, Nov. 21 vs. Charlotte Checkers

Screencap: @TheHersheyBears The Washington Capitals’ AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears, will be hosting their annual Hockey Fights Cancer night on Sunday, November 21, against the Charlotte Checkers at 5 PM ET at Giant Center. Players will wear Hockey Fights Cancer-themed jerseys … Continue reading

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Homegrown Hot Streak: Capitals Prospect Joe Snively Scores Two Goals, Records One Assist in Hershey Bears’ Shootout Win

Screen cap: AHL TV After scoring a hat trick in a game against the Springfield Thunderbirds on Sunday, Hershey Bears forward and Herndon, Virginia native Joe Snively notched two more goals and picked up an assist in a 5-4 victory … Continue reading

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Sweetening The Lineup: A First Look At The 2021-22 Hershey Bears Roster

Photo: Lehigh Valley Phantoms A little over a month has passed since the Hershey Bears concluded their successful 2020-2021 American Hockey League (AHL) season with a 5-2 triumph over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. It’s still early in the offseason, but Hershey’s 2021-22 … Continue reading

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