Tag Archives: Pheonix Copley

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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Next Man Up?: Looking at Prospects Who Could Make the Leap Next Season

The Capitals have always been a team that’s drafted well, whether it be selecting a franchise player in the first-round, finding an elite goaltender in the fourth, or a role player late in the draft. With the majority of their … 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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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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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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Bruins Maul Bears 3-1 in Game 1

Understatement of the year – this is NOT the start Troy Mann and the Hershey Bears wanted in Game 1 of the second round of the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs. With the 3-1 loss to Providence, Hershey has yet to … Continue reading

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The Showdown of the Bears – Round 2 Preview of Hershey/Providence

It’s safe to say there will be a bear in the Eastern Conference Finals. What’s unclear is if it will be the Hershey Bears (#3 seed) or the Providence Bruins (#4 seed). The series gets underway Saturday at Giant Center.

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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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