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HERSHEY, PA – A Jr. Bear skates off one of the 12,890 teddy bears during clean-up of the bears (Kyle Mace / Sweetest Hockey on Earth)

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!

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Hershey Bears Teddy Bear Toss: 2012

On December 1, 2012, in News, Photos, by Sweetest Hockey on Earth

It’s that time of year again; Teddy Bear Toss time. Every holiday season, thousands of Bears fans bring thousands of stuffed animals to Giant Center. When the Bears score the first goal, the stuffed animals rain onto the ice. 12,497 stuffed animals benefit Children’s Miracle Network. It took the Hershey Jr. Bears and even some players 20 minutes to gather the bears following Tomas Kundratek’s second period goal. Below the jump, check out some photos from the night from our Tim Stough and Kyle Mace.

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