Monthly Archives: December 2012

Final Pre-Game of 2012: Devils at BEARS

Good morning BEARS Nation! I actually had someone come up to me after Thursday night’s 4-1 victory over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and ask if we could post the Penguins’ logo on all of our game notes in place of the visiting … Continue reading

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Post-Game: BEARS 4, Penguins 1

The HERSHEY BEARS are now 6-1-0-0 against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins this season, and with just one more win can already claim the regular-season series. Braden Holtby earns the night off, and Dany Sabourin – who hadn’t started a game since … Continue reading

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Pre-Game: BEARS at Penguins

Tonight is the back half of a home-and-home set between the BEARS and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Busy press release day with a few important announcements coming out, so I’m going to keep this short before preparing for tonight’s contest.  A few … Continue reading

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Post-Game: BEARS 2, Penguins 0

I said it four times before and I’ll say it again… it’s always nice to pick up a win against your biggest rivals.  That’s right.  The BEARS are now 5-1-0-0 against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins after a 2-0 victory on a … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Pre-Game: Penguins at BEARS

GAME ON!! At least that’s the latest from the Hershey Bears play-by-play/media relations/weather forecast center as of 11:40 am.  With the impending winter weather bearing down on Chocolatetown, PLEASE be safe if you are coming to the game.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Pre-Game: Falcons at BEARS

The biggest test of December, in my opinion, will come for the BEARS tonight as Andrew Joudrey, Greg Amadio and the Springfield Falcons visit to complete the two-game regular-season series. Both teams last played on Wednesday.  Springfield will play their … Continue reading

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Flemming Reassigned to Reading Royals

Theoretically, you could take route 422 right to Reading from Chocolate Avenue in Hershey.  It is a long ride through numerous communities but it will get you there.  Thankfully there are other faster roads. Defenseman Brett Flemming has been on … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame Night a Huge Success

(Photo courtesy JustSports Photography.) This picture speaks thousands of words. Mike “Doc” Emrick, our honorary emcee for the evening, looks up at the scoreboard as the representatives of the class of seven who were inducted into the HERSHEY BEARS Hockey … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby is Leitzel’s Jewelry Player of the Month for November

At a presentation made following a BEARS practice last week, Braden Holtby was awarded a Bulova Accutron watch for his efforts in earning the honor of Leitzel’s Jewelry HERSHEY BEARS Player of the Month. Ceylon Leitzel, proprietor of Leitzel’s Jewelry, … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame Night: Admirals at BEARS

Tonight is one of the special ones to which I have really been looking forward since being hired here in August of 2011.  I knew when I arrived that I was coming to an area known for its history, its … Continue reading

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