Tag Archives: Tom Gilbert

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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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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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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Bears Bounce Phantoms, Advance in 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs

After taking both games 1 and 2 on the Phantoms’ ice, the Bears were unable to close the series out at home as Lehigh Valley forced a Game 5 at PPL Center Sunday. Hoping to avoid a repeat of 2013 … 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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Boom! Hershey Scores Playoff Berth with a Little Help from Springfield

Playoffs? Playoffs! Hershey, with a little help from Springfield and their at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton has completed the affiliation’s trifecta on the next-to-last night of the season. And Christian Djoos, who has been having a terrific second season in Hershey, was the … Continue reading

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Barber’s Big Week Propels Bears, but Others Step Up Too for 3 Wins

With the final two games of the regular season looming, the Bears came up big with three straight wins a week ago. Once again, it wasn’t easy to pick just three players who had the biggest influence on the week, … Continue reading

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Hershey Roars into Final Week

It seems like when the Hershey Bears have their backs to the wall, they pull out all of the stops and find a way to win. Such was the case this week. Finding themselves once again in 5th place after … Continue reading

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