Tag Archives: Chris Bourque

Leaving for Las Vegas?

According to Cap Friendly’s expansion draft tool, there are 886 players available to next month’s Las Vegas draft. Each team will lose one player in the draft. While teams have two options for protecting players in the draft and there … Continue reading

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This is NOT Another Hockey Eulogy, but Get the Tissues Ready for the Goodbyes

Charles Dickens wrote, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was … Continue reading

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Bruins Best Bears 4-2, Force Game 7

HERSHEY, Pa. — Game 6 was a tale of two periods. The Hershey Bears jumped out to a 2-0 lead by the end of the first period, but the Providence Bruins responded with three goals in the second to force … Continue reading

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Vanecek Vital to Hershey’s Run

If the Hershey Bears are going to win an unprecedented 12th Calder Cup, they just might be doing so on the shoulders of the 2009-2010 Jack A. Butterfield Trophy winner and a rookie netminder, and that’s no cause for alarm … Continue reading

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Bears Beat Bruins 3-2 (OT), Now Lead Series 3-2

Photo: AHL The Hershey Bears beat the Providence Bruins 3-2 (Overtime) in Game 5 of the AHL’s Atlantic Division Finals on Sunday. The Bears take a 3-2 series lead and close out the series Tuesday night in Hershey. Puck drop … Continue reading

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Chris Bourque Leading the Way for Hershey, but Knows He Has Plenty of Back-up

Eddie Robinson once said, “Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you.” 

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Bears Beat Bruins 2-1 in Overtime, Take 2-1 Series Lead

Photo: AHL The Hershey Bears’ Chris Bourque scored a pair of goals in Game 3 against the Providence Bruins Thursday night, including the overtime game winner, to give the Bears a 2-1 win and a 2-1 series lead in the … Continue reading

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BEARY Happy Night in Hershey as Bears Win in OT – The Series is Tied 1-1

The Hershey Bears had not won a playoff game on Giant Center ice since May 21, 2016 when they beat the Toronto Marlies. It had been even longer since the Bears beat Providence in the postseason (May 17, 2009). That … Continue reading

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Crisis Averted – Hershey Bears Round 1 Recap

For just the second time ever, the home team failed to win a game in the Calder Cup Playoffs, and that’s quite okay for the Hershey Bears as it means they knocked off #2 seed Lehigh Valley in the first … Continue reading

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Bears Roar into Playoffs with 2 Big Wins in Final Week of Regular Season

Turns out the Hershey Bears did not need to win out in order to make the playoffs. After 25 weeks, the Bears only needed one win in the final two to secure their spot, but won both games, earning the … Continue reading

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