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2021-22 Hershey Bears' Schedule
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  • Twenty Years Ago, Giant Center was a Glint in McKiney, Yingst’s Eyes (9/16/2021) by Jeff Falk - BY DON SCOTT It’s hard to believe that when the Hershey Bears open the 2021-22 campaign it will be their 21st season in the Giant Center. The two individuals who were instrumental in getting the project underway, J. Bruce McKinney and Doug Yingst, agreed to sit down and discuss the lengthy process that had to […]
  • Bears’ 2021-22 Roster Beginning to Take Shape (8/26/2021) by Jeff Falk - BY DON SCOTT The Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears have been busy recently getting Hershey’s roster together for the 2021-22 season which will start on Saturday, October 16 when the Charlotte Checkers visit Giant Center for a 7 p.m. faceoff. The most recent list of signed returnees totals six players with another five wearing Chocolate […]
  • For First Time in Three Years, AHL Plans Full Season (8/6/2021) by Jeff Falk - BY DON SCOTT Here are some news and notes about the American Hockey League’s 86th year, with 31 teams playing a total of 1,118 games, starting on Friday, October 15 and ending on Sunday, April 24. The 2021-22 regular season starts with six games on Oct. 15 and a total of 29 games over opening weekend. The Hershey […]
  • John Walton is One of the Finest Hockey Announcers in the World (7/21/2021) by Jeff Falk - BY DON SCOTT It has been a decade since John Walton departed Hershey to become the radio voice of the Washington Capitals and in more recent years, also doing NHL games for NBC TV.  He got his hockey start at Miami University from 1993 to 1996 and also did the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks in the […]
  • Hershey Bears History (7/16/2021) by Jeff Falk - Hershey Bears History         ALL TIME THROUGH 6/1/21 Years 83 Total games played-Regular & Playoffs  6,703 Regular Season                                         6,074 Wins                                                         2,969 Losses                                                       2,403 Ties                                                              518 Overtime/Shootout/Losses                        172/184 Goals For                                                  21,325 Goals Against                                            20,036                   PLAYOFFS Years                                                              68 Games Played                                                629 Wins                                                              336 Losses                                                            293 Goals For                                                     1,932 Goals Against                                              1,861               Hershey’s All-Time Leading Scorers GP […]
  • Schedule Oddities are Part of AHL’s Plan to Get Back to Normal (6/14/2021) by Jeff Falk - BY DON SCOTT The COVID-19 crisis forced the American Hockey League to have another season of change, and there will be at least one more change coming when the 2021-2022 campaign is completed, with some kind of playoff format that has yet to be established, according to Bryan Helmer, Vice President of Hockey Operations for […]
  • Kim Payne’s NHL Officiating Career Began in Hershey (6/2/2021) by Jeff Falk - BY DON SCOTT The Hershey Bears were one of the original eight teams when the American Hockey League formed in 1938-1939, and Hershey remains the only team still in the league which hasn’t relocated or been renamed. Since that beginning the Bears have seen hundreds of their players advance to the National Hockey League, with […]
  • Bears’ Season was Memorable, for a Lot of Different Reasons (5/19/2021) by Jeff Falk - BY DON SCOTT Spencer Carbery recently completed his third season as the head coach of the Hershey Bears. But only one of those was a full 76-game season. That means instead of playing 228 games, the Bears played 171. The COVID -19 virus halted play in mid-March 2020 and shortened the 2020-21 AHL campaign to […]
  • Hershey Ends Season as AHL North Division Champions (5/17/2021) by Jeff Falk - BY DON SCOTT The Hershey Bears ended a memorable 2020-21 season with a pair of recent home victories to claim the F.G. (Teddy) Oke Trophy, as the champions of the AHL’s North Division, and the Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy as the AHL’s overall regular-season champions. Hershey has now won six division crowns since affiliating with the Washington Capitals in 2005-06, and […]
  • Bears Closing in on AHL’s North Division Title (5/10/2021) by Jeff Falk - BY DON SCOTT The Hershey Bears started a busy three-games-in-four days stretch – two of them on the road- with a 5-3 loss to Lehigh Valley on Wednesday, followed by a 2-1 victory over Binghamton on Friday, and then a 3-0 shutout of Lehigh Valley Saturday on Giant Center ice. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms ended […]