Photo of Dmitri Orlov courtesy of JustSports Photography and The Hershey Bears.
The Bears are in action tonight against Norfolk with just over a month to go in the regular season.
Dmitri Orlov practiced with the big boys and received some positive feedback [WaPo]
Russian Machine Never Breaks also caught up with Orlov after his first Bears home game. [RMNB]
Sheldon Souray got a mention in the Wall Street Journal. Of course the article is titled “Where the NHL Stashes Its Mistakes”. Don’t worry, Sheldon. We still love you. [WSJ]
Former Bear Greg Amadio gets his hair cut for “Locks of Love”. He was inspired to do so because of a young fan that he met while playing for the Bears. ”He was a big fan of ours, and I just thought it was the least I could do to show a little support for him and he showed to me.” [Mlive]
“Ask the Caps: Mathieu Perreault” The “Little Dog” answers fan questions. [WaPo]
Jay Beagle was recalled to Washington where he is slated to stay for the remainder of the season. He is ineligible to be placed on Hershey’s clear day roster. [PennLive]
The GM over at Hershey Bears Hockey Blog takes a look at the Caps deadline day trades and how they will affect the Bears. [HBHB]
After sitting out last weekend, Perreault is back on the ice with the Bears. (And yes, Kyle, Perry will be wearing his 24. Carroll has switched to 34) [PennLive]
Lawrence Nycholat close; Todd Ford recalled; Braden Holtby upgraded to day-to-day; Andrew Gordon downgraded to week-to-week; Zach Miskovic ruled out for the weekend; Johann Kroll week-to-week and Phil Oreskovic skated for the first time since surgery, but is out for about another month. [PennLive]
The Old Barn Hockey Show is out with their latest. [OBHS]
- Part 1: Gregg Mace joins Frank for Bears analysis.
- Part 2: Dan “Beaker” Stuck joins Frank and Gregg to talk about Orlov and player injuries. Beaker put Holtby on the phone while he was getting iced down.
- Part 3: Atlanta Thrashers broadcaster Dan Kamal joins the show to talk NHL.
AHL Clear Day deadline is Monday 3/7 at 3:00 pm ET. Anyone have any roster predictions? If so, leave them in the comments.