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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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Bears Rally To Beat Thunderbirds 5-3; Devante Smith-Pelly Scores Again

Photo: Tori Hartman The Hershey Bears rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the Springfield Thunderbirds 5-3 Wednesday night at Giant Center in Hershey. The win improves the Bears record to 34-22-2-4 on the season. The Bears are back in … Continue reading

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Devante Smith-Pelly Plays First Game In Hershey in Bears’ Loss to Bridgeport Sound Tigers (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA — Taking on the second best team in the Atlantic Division, the Hershey Bears lost their nine-game win streak at home. The Bridgeport Sound Tigers are one spot ahead of the Chocolate and White in the standings and … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – February, 2019

Welcome to the fifth installment of NoVa Caps’ monthly prospect reports for the 2018-2019 Washington Capitals. The report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of February, 2019, and provides an overall monthly “Trending” rating for each player. We … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Stay on Record-Breaking Streak with Win over Rockford Ice Hogs (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA — The Hershey Bears are still streaking. They are currently up to a 17-game point streak and an 11-game win streak. I know what you’re thinking – these boys are on fire. The Bears broke the franchise record … Continue reading

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Fourteen-Game Point Streak, Eight-Game Win Streak: Hershey Bears Defeat Lehigh Valley Phantoms 3-2 in SO (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA — Well folks, you can read it all in the title. The Hershey Bears are still on a roll, and I’m sure we all hope they don’t slow down anytime soon. A crowd of 10,587 watched the Chocolate … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Practice Before Weekend Games against Phantoms (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA — In case you haven’t been paying attention, the Hershey Bears are on a 13 game point streak and a seven game win streak. The Chocolate and White are feeling it. The boys took to the ice before … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Sweep Weekend Against Charlotte Checkers; Continue Point Streak (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA — At the start of 2019, the Hershey Bears were sitting at the bottom of the Atlantic Division, and today they’re one spot away from making the playoffs. Hershey has been on an absolute terror and are now … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov – First 24 Games in North America: Adaptation, Education and Sticking To The Script

Ilya Samsonov is finding his way in this brave, new world. The Capitals number one draft pick in 2015 (#22 overall) is beginning to adapt to life in the states and the North American “style” of hockey. This post focuses on … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Defeat Lehigh Valley Phantoms 2-1, Continue Eight Game Point Streak (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA. — The Hershey Bears are feeling it in 2019. The Bears are on an eight game point streak, winning seven of those eight games. Tonight’s win was 2-1 over their PA rival, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Hershey is … Continue reading

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