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Hershey Bears History

 Hershey’s All-Time Leading Scorers

Player
GP Goals Assists Points PPG
Mike Nykoluk
972 172 636 808 .83
Tim Tookey
529 251 442 693 1.31
Arnie Kullman
753 253 366 619 .82
Chris Bourque
604 196 390 586 .97
Gil Gilbert
552 206 389 595 1.08
Willie Marshall
439 226 344 570 1.30
Dunc Fisher
511 260 301 561 1.10
RogerDeJordy
531 222 226 448 .84
Mitch Lamoureux
413 194 254 448 1.08
Frank Mario
435 143 281 424 .94
Ralph Keller
737 103 305 408 .55
Obie O’Brien
481 151 252 403 .84
Brian Dobbin
315 179 220 399 1.27
Myron Stankiewicz
522 155 244 399 .76
Michel Harvey
452 158 235 393 .87
Ross Fitzpatrick
298 186 186 372 1.25
Keith Aucoin
238 89 255 344 1.45
Wally Kilrea
298 104 230 334 1.12
Lou Franceschetti
347 138 176 314 .90
Tony Cassolato
276 151 154 305 1.10
Bob Leiter
348 117 187 304 .87
Gordie Bruce
244 152 149 301 1.2
 
 
 Hershey Bears’ Records
Goalies One Game-2 Teams
5 5/3/97 Hershey (J.F. Labbe/Sinuhe Wallinheimo/Sylvain Rodrique??)
Philadelphia (Neil Little/Dominic Roussel)
Goaltender Playoff Games
56 Frederic Cassivi 2000-08
Consecutive Goaltender Playoff Game Starts
42 May 17, 2006 – May 19, 2008 Frederic Cassivi
Goaltender Wins/Loses One Playoff
Wins 16 * 2006 Frederic Cassivi; 2009 Michal Neuvirth
Loses 9 2016 Justin Peters
Lowest GAA One Playoff – Minimum 5 Games (dating back to 1949)
1.92 2009 Michal Neuvirth (22 GP)
Penalty Minutes
For 186 4/21/95 vs Cornwall
Against 171 5/3/97 @ Philadelphia
Penalty Minutes-Both Teams/1 GP
350 5/3/97 Hershey 179-Philadelphia 171 (Philadelphia 7-4)
Most Penalty Minutes/2 Teams-1 Series (6 GP)
575 Cornwall 252 Hershey 323
Series Never Trailed In Score
2006-07 Manchester
No Penalty 1 Team
4/26/17 Hershey
Most Penalty Minutes 1 Team/1 GP
323 1995 vs Cornwall
Most Hershey Games Played
Chris Bourque 106 (as of 2016-17)
Most Hershey Assists
Chris Bourque 60
Most Hershey Points
Chris Bourque 86
Most Goals 1 Playoff
Alexandre Giroux 36 2009
 
ATTENDANCE
Largest Attendance-Regular Season
392,005 2010-11 Giant Center
261,323 1994-95 Hersheypark Arena
Largest Attendance Including Playoffs
101,202 2009-10
Largest Crowd-Game-Regular Season
10,995 3/15/14 vs Adirondack-Giant Center
8,910 1/31/53 vs Cleveland-Hersheypark Arena
Largest Crowd-Game-Playoff
11,002 6/14/10 vs Texas-Giant Center
8,703 5/8/74 vs Providence-Hersheypark Arena
Crowds Over 10,000
23 2011-12
MOST SELLOUTS
14 1998-99 Hersheypark Arena
19 2010-11 Giant Center
Hersheypark Largest Crowds
8,910 1/31/53 vs Cleveland-Regular season
8,703 5/8/74 vs Providence-Playoffs
8,147 * 4/7/02 Philadelphia (Last Hersheypark Arena Game)
Crowds Over 10,800
11,002 6/14/10 vs Texas-playoff
10,998 4/18/15 vs Lehigh Valley
10,995 4/1/15 vs Worcester
10,995 3/15/14 vs Adirondack
10,984 4/21/13 vs Manchester
10,984 4/13/14 vs Binghamton
10,964 4/19/14 vs Adirondack
10,960 3/28/15 vs Manchester
10,943 4/6/13 vs Syracuse
10,941 12/5/14 vs Bridgeport
10,936 12/19/12 vs Norfolk (H of F)
10,907 11/16/14 vs Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
10,906 2/23/13 vs Adirondack
10,901 2/25/12 vs Norfolk
10,896 12/29/12 vs Albany
10,890 2/1/15 vs Norfolk
10,890 2/15/14 vs Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
10,885 3/21/12 vs St. John’s
10,883 2/4/12 vs Connecticut
10,882 1/3/15 vs Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
10,882 1/15/11 vs Lake Erie
10,872 6/5/10 vs Texas-playoff
10,860 6/9/06 vs Manitoba-playoff
10,860 1/21/12 vs Manchester
10,789* 10/19/02 vs Rochester Opening Night Giant Center
Highest Average Attendance
2012-13 10,046 (38 games)
2010-11 9,800 (40 games)
Smallest Crowd
1,724 1/1/86 Hersheypark Arena (Penn St/Oklahoma in Orange Bowl on TV)
1,038 2/16/03 Giant Center 20+ inch snow (Hershey 8 Portland 4)
Largest Crowd
46,653 1/16/12 @ Citizens Bank Park vs Adirondack (4-3 OT loss)
17,113 1/20/13 Outdoor Classic Hersheypark Stadium vs WB/S (2-1 OT loss)
ATTENDANCE CHART
Year Regular Season Inc. Playoffs # Games Finish
1956-57 187,014 (32) 206,062 38 4
57-58 213,063 (35) 254,567 41 1 (Cup)
58-59 205,972 (36) 247,447 41 1 (Cup)
59-60 180,124 (36) 180,124 36 6
60-61 164,646 (36) 189,948 40 2
61-62 196,846 (35) 215,952 39 2E
62-63 215,794 (36) 257,439 44 2E
63-64 224,088 (36) 233,750 39 2E
64-65 212,539 (36) 247,176 43 2E
65-66 215,667 (36) 217,032 38 2E
66-67 229,417 (36) 232,028 38 1E
67-68 210,344 (36) 214,626 38 1E
68-69 223,282 (37) 251,638 43 1E (Cup)
69-70 200,670 (36) 216,860 39 2W
70-71 209,870 (36) 220,420 38 3W
71-72 226,122 (38) 237,585 40 2W
72-73 223,557 (38) 246,130 46 2W
73-74 216,967 (38) 276,861 46 2W (Cup)
74-75 221,337 (38) 252,337 44 3S
75-76 219,546 (38) 247,659 44 1S
76-77 186,508 (40) 198,354 43 4
77-78 159,738 (40) 159,738 40 4S
78-79 153,983 (39)+ 160,938 41 2S
79-80 158,427 (40) 197,136 48 2S (Cup)
80-81 190,450 (40) 212,180 45 1S
81-82 164,380 (40) 171,660 42 4S
82-83 172,608 (40) 180,949 42 2S
83-84 156,520 (40) 156,520 40 7S
84-85 149,397 (40) 149,397 40 6S
85-86 191,480 (40) 244,068 50 1S
86-87 206,944 (40) 216,934 42 4S
87-88 230,174 (40) 261,796 46 1S (Cup)
88-89 223,558 (40) 256,645 46 2S
89-90 231,758 (40) 231,758 40 6S
90-91 211,884 (40) 225,422 44 4S
91-92 232,627 (40) 245,365 43 3S
92-93 248,594 (40) 248,594 40 5S
93-94 249,695 (40) 277,493 46 1S
94-95 261,323 (40)* 269,576 43 3S
95-96 246,140 (40) 257,397 43 2S
96-97 245,085 (40) 304,236* 51 2Mid-Atlantic (Cup)
97-98 254,097 (40) 272,715 44 2Mid-Atlantic
98-99 251,510 (40) 258,560 42 3Mid-Atlantic
99-00 254,094 (40) 289,277 48 2Mid-Atlantic
00-01 253,907 (40) 274,914 45 5Mid-Atlantic
01-02 244,755 (40) 260,822 44 2 South
02-03 312,894 (40) 321,489 42 2 South
03-04 298,778 (40) 298,778 40 6 East
04-05 303,797 (40) 303,797 40 5 East
05-06 308,092 (40) 383,028 50 2 East (Cup)
06-07 346,842 (40) 417,888 49 1 East
07-08 350,815 (40) 361,851 42 4 East
08-09 359,499 (40) 450,698 51 1 East (Cup)
09-10 380,791 (40) 481,993 ** 51 1 East (Cup)
10-11 392,005 (40) ** 415,972 43 2 East
11-12 375,146 (38) 393,274 40 3 East
12-13 381,764 (38) 396,882 40 4 East
13-14 367,238 (38) 367,238 38 4 East
13-14 367,238 (38) 367,238 38 4 East
14-15 372,070 (38) 406,496 43 1 East
15-16 372,008 (38) 456,930 49 1 Atlantic
16-17 353,759 (38) 395,523 44 3 Atlantic
17-18 345,748 (38) 345,748 38 8 Atlantic
18-19 338,452 (38) 367,168 42 3 Atlantic
Hersheypark Arena record
** Giant Center record
+ Game with Binghamton postponed-Not rescheduled
 
 
 
HERSHEY COACHES
Name Seasons Record
Herb Mitchell 1938-39/41 82-65-19
Ralph “Cooney” Weiland 1941-42/45 126-70-30
Don Penniston 1945-46/50 136-146-50 Calder Cup 46-47
Johnny Crawford 1950-51/52 73-56-9
Murray Henderson 1952-53/56 116-128-18
Frank Mathers 1956-57/73 610-513-134 Cup 1957-58
1984.85 1958-59 1968-69
Charles “Chuck” Hamilton 1973-74/79 187-199-52 Cup 1973-74
Fred Stanfield 1978-79 8-19-4
Gary Green 1979-80 6-7-1
Doug Gibson 1979-80 29-32-5 Cup 1979-80
Bryan Murray 1980-81/1981 53-31-9
Gary lnness 1981-82/85 104-124-26
Bill Barber 1984-85 6-9-1
John Paddock 1985-86/89 181-122-17 Cup 1987-88
Kevin McCarthy 1989-90 32-38-10
Mike Eaves 1990-91/93 96-109-35
Jay Leach 1993-94/96 86-82-25
Bill Barber 1995-96 22-18-7
Bob Hartley 1996-98 79-64-17 Cup 1996-97
Mike Foligno 1998-03 186-154-35-25
Paul Fixter 2003-2005 72-66-10-7
Bruce Boudreau 2005-07 103-45-11-16 Cup 05-06
Bob Woods 2007-09 83-46-4-12 Cup 08-09
Mark French 2009-13 180-100-10-23 Cup 09-10
Mike Haviland 2013-14 39-27-5-5
Troy Mann 2014-2018 132-65-18-13
Spencer Carbery 2018- 43-25-4-4
 
 
DEFENSEMEN SCORING
GP Goals Assists Points
Ralph Keller 737 103 305 408
Howie Yanosik 605 52 220 272
Larry Zeidel 517 40 178 218
Dave Fenyves 359 43 174 217
Mike Mahoney 536 47 148 195
Darren Rumble 272 35 139 174
Mike Gaul 168 33 135 168
Patrick McNeill325 33 119 152
Kevin McCarthy 199 30 114 144
Barry Ashbee 454 22 115 137
Andy Branigan 508 33 103 136
Roly McLenahan 189 47 86 133
Bob Wilke 147 24 108 132
Bob Bilodeau 227 21 109 130
Greg Theberge 183 23 107 130
Aaron Ness 239 20 108 128
 
 
GOALIE WINS
Gordon “Red” Henry 226
Nick Damore 190
Andre Gill 139
Bobby Perrault 135
Frederic Cassivi 113
Rollie Boutin 83
Braden Holtby 73
Phil Sauve 71
Claude Dufor 68
Ed Chadwick 65
John Henderson 63
Dave Parro 60
Peter Budaj 56
Philipp Grubauer 55
Marc D’Amour 53
SHUT OUTS
Nick Damore 29
Bobby Perreault 21
Gordon “Red” Henry 18
Phil Sauve 16
Braden Holtby 14
Andre Gill 12
Philipp Grubauer 11
Peter Budaj 10
Vitek Vanecek 9
GOALIE GAMES PLAYED
Gordon “Red” Henry 510
Nick Damore 365
Andre Gill 309
Bobby Perreault 279
Frederic Cassivi 246
Phil Sauve 167
Rollie Boutin 160
Dave Parro 157
John Henderson 152
Claude Dufor 133
Peter Budaj 133
Braden Holtby 132
Marc D’Amour 131
Ed Chadwick 12
 
 
 
Hershey Bears’ 90+ Points in Season
Player Points Year
Tim Tookey 124 86-87
George “Red” Sullivan 119 53-54
Tim Tookey 108 92-93
Keith Aucoin 106 09-10
Tim Tookey 105 91-92
Mitch Lamoureux 105 93-94
Jim Montgomery 105 95-96
Christian Matte 104 99-00
Willie Marshall 104 57-58
Alexandre Giroux 103 09-10
Don Biggs 103 88-89
Ross Fitzpatrick 103 89-90
Mark Lofthouse 103 80-81
Gil Gilbert 100 68-69
Wally Kilrea 99 42-43
Alexandre Giroux 97 08-09
Ross Fitzpatrick 97 85-86
Tim Tookey 97 85-86
Keith Aucoin 96 08-09
Willie Marshall 95 61-62
Willie Marshall 94 56-57
Tony Cassolato 94 80-81
Michel Harvey 93 68-69
Jean-Guy Gratton 93 75-76
Scott Morrow 93 95-96
Don Biggs 92 89-90
Willie Marshall 92 62-63
Wes Jarvis 92 81-82
Tony Cassolato 91 82-83
 
 
 
 

BEARS NHL AFFILIATIONS

1938-71     Boston

46-57       Boston

57-62       Detroit

67-71       Boston

71-74       Pittsburgh

74-77       Pittsburgh-Buffalo

77-79       Buffalo-Washington

79-83       Washington

83-84       Washington-Boston

84-85       Philadelphia-Boston

85-96       Philadelphia

96-01       Colorado

01-02       Colorado-Florida

02-03       Colorado

03-04       Colorado-Tampa Bay

 
 
 

PLAYOFFS       * AHL Records

Calder Cup Championships

11 *   1946-47; 57-58; 58-59; 68-69; 73-74; 79-80; 87-88; 96-97; 05-06; 08-09; 09-10

Times in Finals

23 *

Losing Finalist

12 *   1940-41; 41-42; 44-45; 48-49; 53-54; 60-61; 62-63; 64-65; 75-76; 85-86; 06-07; 2015-16;

Playoffs Participated In

68 *

Series Won

72 *

Series Lost

56 *

Playoff Games Played

629 *

Games Won

336 *

 
 
Bears in AHL Hall of Fame

2006

Willie Marshall, Frank Mathers

2007

Mike Nykoluk, Gil Mayer

2008

Tim Tookey

2009

Bruce Boudreau

2010

John Paddock

2011

Mitch Lamoureux

2012

John Stevens, Zellio Toppazzini

2013

Harvey Bennett

2014

Bobby Perreault

2015

Frederic Cassivi

2016

Ralph Keller, Jean-Francois Labbe

2017

Bryan Helmer, Doug Yingst

2018

Don Biggs

2019

Don Cherry

 
 
Hershey Hall of Fame (* players)
 
2012 *Willie Marshall – *Frank Mathers – *Ralph Keller – Milton Hershey – Art Fasnacht – Lloyd Blinco – John Sollenberger
 
2013 *Arnie Kullinan – *Tim Tookey – *Gordon “Red” Henry – Kenneth Hatt
 
2014 *Jeannot “Gil” Gilbert – *Dunc Fisher – *Nick Damore – Brent Hancock – Arthur Whiteman
 
2015 *Larry Zeidel – *Howie Yanosik – *Roger DeJordy – Scotty Alexander
 
2016 *Bobby Perrault – *Mitch Lamoureux – *Mike Mahoney – *Chuck Hamilton
 
2017 *Andre Gill – *Dave Fenyves – Doug Yingst – Randy Waybright
 
2018 *George “Red” Sullivan – *Ellard “Obie” O’Brien – *Andy Branigan – Mitch Grand
 
2019 *Ross Fitzpatrick – *Don Biggs – *Frank Mario – *Wally Kilrea -Steve Summers-John Paddock
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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