Category Archives: Bears

Bryan Helmer Named VP of Hockey Operations

As speculated earlier in the week, the Hershey Bears confirmed the hiring of Bryan Helmer to Vice President of Hockey Operations. Helmer enjoyed a 20 year professional career after going undrafted out of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. The journeyman … Continue reading

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Ellis To Start Game 1?

While Braden Holtby was “nicked” up, the Caps quietly recalled Dan Ellis on an emergency basis. In his post-game interview, Barry Trotz was asked about it. Trotz had a normal response, except for one thing. 

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Three Teams, One Goal

A lot of things had to go right for the Washington Capitals, Hershey Bears, and South Carolina Stingrays to all make the playoffs and win their respective division in the process. How much? Let’s explore. HEALTH & DEPTH The remarkable … Continue reading

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Caps Prospects in the Minors

As opening night for the NHL arrives, the AHL and ECHL are not too far away. With that, let’s look at some of the notable Caps prospects in the minor league system.

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What took so long? AHL finally announces schedule

(via It’s never a good idea to keep paying customers waiting for very long, but the AHL made everyone wait 75 days since the last game of the Calder Cup Finals before announcing the schedule for the next season. … Continue reading

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Bears Announce Preseason Games

Hershey President/GM Doug Yingst announced two home preseason matchups today. The club also announced training camp will open September 27th as they prepare for their 78th season.

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