Hershey Bears team officials have confirmed that forward Garrett Mitchell is out for the regular season. Mitchell told PennLive.com’s Tim Leone that his third year in Hershey might be over early. The 22-year-old tore his right labrum in his shoulder, an injury that will require surgery.
If a win in Madison Square Garden earlier in the week wasn’t satisfying enough, Philipp Grubauer can add yet another milestone to his brief NHL career.
Tuesday afternoon, the Washington Capitals announced that defenseman Patrick Wey was reassigned to the Hershey Bears. The 22-year-old made his NHL debut with the Caps on December 7th against Nashville. The Pittsburgh born Wey scored his first professional goal with Hershey against Binghamton last month after starting the season with Reading.
In just his first National Hockey League start of 2013-14 and second of his career, Philipp Grubauer his first career win and near shutout against the New York Rangers. The Capitals carried a 4-0 lead into the final minutes before New York broke Grubauer’s shutout bid with 1:53 left.
Consecutive hockey games on the weekend continue to haunt the Hershey Bears, and the losing ways continued on Saturday against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. A night after David Leggio back stopped his team to a 4-2 win, his teammates went an embarrassing 1-for-9 on the power play leading to a 4-2 loss.
It wasn’t pretty in the opening seven minutes as the Binghamton Senators jumped to an early 2-0 advantage, but thanks to two key goals by Nicolas Deschamps, the Hershey Bears scored four unanswered goals to down the Sens 4-2.
The Hershey Bears are back on tv this season. abc27 will televise seven Bears games this season. The announcement was made Tuesday afternoon. The first telecast will be next week, Wednesday December 11th at 7:00pm from Binghamton. The second announced telecast will be Friday January 24th at 7:00pm from Syracuse. It will be the first telecast of a game from Syracuse in the long history of Bears broadcasts on abc27. Five more telecasts will be announced in the coming weeks.
It’s early December, so you know what that means: teddy bear toss time! This year was a record breaking one for the Chocolate and White faithful, where 9,601 fans threw 12,890 stuffed animals for the Children’s Miracle Network. Thanks to Matt Watkins, who netted his first of the season, which started the raining of the teddy bears! Below the jump, check out 21 photos of the event from ice level!
The Hershey Bears were in search for home wins in consecutive days for the first time this season on Sunday. The Chocolate and White kicked off December with a 3-2 setback in a skills competion on their Hall of Fame Night, along with the annual Teddy Bear Toss spectacle.
National Hockey League legendary broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrick again hosted the on-ice, pregame ceremony with inductions of Tim Tookey, Gordon ‘Red’ Henry, Arnie Kullman, Kenneth Hatt and J Bruce McKinney.