HERSHEY, PA – Ryan Stoa, seen here at the Outdoor Classic, scored two goals in Hershey’s loss to Hamilton Friday night (Kyle Mace – Sweetest Hockey on Earth)
The Hershey Bears kicked off the second half of February with a match up north of the U.S. border in Hamilton, Ontario. While the Bears are striding for a higher placing in the Eastern Conference’s top eight, the Hamilton Bulldogs are looking to leap out of the Western Conference cellar. Friday the Bears bested the Bulldogs in scoring
chances, but fell in a head-scratching 3-2 shootout decision.
The Hershey Bears attempted a three games in three nights sweep for the first time this season against the Western Conference Hamilton Bulldogs. The Bears, down a goal in the third period dominated play in the offensive zone, threatening to tie the game at three. Hamilton goaltender Cedrick Desjardins halted Hershey, denying them of a heroic third goal, and defeated the Bears by a score of 3-2.