Monthly Archives: January 2013

Pre-Game: IceCaps at BEARS

      Back inside the warm confines of GIANT Center, the BEARS are about set to take to the ice for morning skate in preparation for tonight’s game against the St. John’s IceCaps. Yes, once again, some snow is … Continue reading

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One Home, One Road, One Break (for some)

Like Christmas morning when we were young – after hours upon hours of enjoying toys and games that were left under the tree – the fun ends, decorations and gifts are packed away, and the excitement of the most fun … Continue reading

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Capital BlueCross AHL Outdoor Classic is Here!

Check out all of the pre-game notes here. After months and months of planning…marketing meetings…merchandise meetings…food and beverage meetings…security run-throughs…logistics planning…site surveys…and game event practices, the night is finally here!!  The Capital BlueCross AHL Outdoor Classic comes to life at … Continue reading

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Grubauer Piles Up More Minutes in BEARS’ Shootout Win at Worcester

  They say it takes time to adjust when stepping up a level into the American Hockey League. Goaltender Philipp Grubauer is getting abundant time already. The Rosenheim, Germany native has made three AHL starts – and all of them … Continue reading

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Poti Returns Home for Second AHL Game

It has been a long and winding road to recovery for Washington Capitals defenseman Tom Poti.  Almost two calendar years, to be exact. As Capitals senior writer Mike Vogel told in his sit-down with the 808-game NHL veteran, Poti suffered the … Continue reading

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BEARS Recall Three from Royals

In the wake of last night’s 1-0 setback to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the HERSHEY BEARS summoned three players from ECHL Reading this morning.  Forwards Barry Almeida, Alex Berry and Matt Pope all are expected to join the Chocolate and White … Continue reading

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Post-Game: BEARS 4, Sound Tigers 3 (OT)

Tomas Kundratek scored 12 goals with the HERSHEY BEARS last season, after being acquired in an early-November deal that sent Francois Bouchard to the New York Rangers’ affiliate Connecticut Whale.  On Tuesday night, in a rare early-week road game, Kundratek scored … Continue reading

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Kane to Play 1,000th Professional Game

He began his junior career with the Regina Pats of the WHL in 1994.  During the final year of Boyd Kane’s tenure in Regina, 5-year-old Garrett Mitchell was there watching Kane, the Pats’ team captain, in action. He began his … Continue reading

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NHL Unlocked; Tonight’s Game Preview – Sharks at BEARS

A news item was handed down very early this morning that has been greeted with a half-and-half reception. The NHL lockout is over. An agreement was reached on a new CBA before sunrise today after a marathon meeting session in … Continue reading

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First Pre-Game of 2013: Senators at BEARS

In their first game of calendar year 2013, the HERSHEY BEARS will face an opponent whom they haven’t seen since October 21, yet have the second-shortest drive on the schedule to visit: the Binghamton Senators. Since last we saw Binghamton, … Continue reading

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