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Bears Open Camp At Giant Center In Hershey [Photos]

The first day of fall was also the start of the 2019 training camp for the Hershey Bears at Giant Center Monday morning. The first day of camp included “media day”, as players and coaches held their annual opening scrums with the … Continue reading

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Coaching Changes in Chocolatetown: Additions Behind the Hershey Bench and Within the Capitals Front Office Could Make A Difference For the Bears in 2019-20

Photo: NHL The 2019 offseason has been a busy one for the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears. After the addition of a few veteran players to a returning core that lost some longtime team leaders, as well as … Continue reading

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Preparing For The Run for #12 In Hershey

Photo: JustSports/Hershey Bears The Hershey Bears made quite a few moves this offseason, all aimed at improving the forward corps, as well as the blueline, for the upcoming season. With the addition of new, young talent and the signing of skilled NHL … Continue reading

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Brett Leason: Giving The Capitals Prospect Pool A New ‘Leason’ Life

Brett Leason was drafted by the Capitals in the second round (#56 overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Level Draft back in June, and signed a three-year entry-level contract for $750,000 average annual value (AAV) following Capitals Development cap on July 11th. … Continue reading

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Can The Bears Be Considered A Calder Cup Threat?

Photo: Sportsnet Last year, the Hershey Bears were swept by the eventual Calder Cup-winning Charlotte Checkers in the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs. The Bears had a shaky start to the season, which ended up turning around as … Continue reading

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What’s Next For Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby?

Photo: NBCSW With most of the questions answered from this offseason for the Washington Capitals, a new issue seems to hang on the horizon. After the 2019-2020 season, center Nicklas Backstrom and goaltender Braden Holtby can each become unrestricted free … 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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