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Bears Sign Casey Bailey To Professional Tryout (PTO) Agreement

Photo: Penn State Athletics Former Penn State men’s hockey star Casey Bailey will be back in Pennsylvania to continue his professional career this fall after signing a tryout deal with the AHL’s Hershey Bears on Tuesday.

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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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Shane Gersich Will Look To “Zero In” And “Lock it Down” This Season

There was plenty of buzz surrounding Shane Gersich in the spring of 2018. He had just signed a deal with the Washington Capitals immediately following the conclusion of his junior year at the University of North Dakota, and subsequently joined the … Continue reading

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Bears Sign Former Islanders Forward Matt Moulson To One-Year AHL Contract

Photo: Eyes On Isles The AHL’s Hershey Bears announced on Wednesday that they have signed forward Matt Moulson to a one-year AHL contract.

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For Washington Capitals Prospect Connor Hobbs, The Opportunity Is Still Very Real

For most aspiring hockey players, the ultimate opportunity never really materializes. Years of hard work combined with countless practices and conditioning sessions typically ends with the limitations of their own natural talent. Yet for the fortunate few, the ultimate opportunity … Continue reading

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Bears Sign Tariq Hammond To One-Year AHL Contract

Photo: SB Nation College Hockey Earlier this afternoon, the Hershey Bears announced the signing of 25-year-old defenseman Tariq Hammond. Hammond most recently played for the Binghamton Devils.

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Capitals Re-sign Colby Williams To One-Year, Two-Way Contract

Photo: Tori Hartman The Washington Capitals announced on Saturday afternoon that they have re-signed defenseman Colby Williams to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal carries a cap hit of $700,000 at the NHL level and $90,000 at the AHL level. … Continue reading

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For Capitals’ Prospect Ilya Samsonov, “The Future Is Now”

For many, the anticipation began building more than four years ago, back in the spring of 2015. Any reasonable hockey fan knew the transition would take time, and patience would be required. The teenage phenom would need to spend two more … 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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Capitals Re-sign Vitek Vanecek To Three-Year Deal

The Washington Capitals have re-signed goaltender Vitek Vanecek to a three-year, $2.15 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The first year of Vanecek’s contract will be a two-way contract ($700,000 NHL; $160,000 AHL), while … Continue reading

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