Mike Green Drops Puck at Outdoor Classic

On January 21, 2013, in Interview, Outdoor Classic, by Kyle Mace

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HERSHEY, PA – Mike Green speaks with Dimity Orlov at the Outdoor Classic (Kyle Mace – Sweetest Hockey on Earth)

Over five years after playing his last game for the Hershey Bears, Mike Green returned to Chocolate Town to drop the ceremonial first puck at the Outdoor Classic. The Calgary native played 108 games in a Bears sweater, with 40 of them in the playoffs.

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A Wilkes-Barre View on the Outdoor Game

On January 21, 2013, in Guest Post, Outdoor Classic, by Sweetest Hockey on Earth

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HERSHEY, PA – A large sign with the Outdoor Classic Logo sits inside the Hershey Bears locker room (Kyle Mace – Sweetest Hockey on Earth)

This is a guest post from Jason Iacona, a Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins blogger. You can read his blog, Chrips from Center Ice, and follow him on twitter @nafsnep

A surreal feeling was felt walking out of Hersheypark Stadium after nearly three hours of sitting in the cold and wind.

One of the oldest and most storied AHL teams, with a rabid fanbase and trophies to back it up were walking out of Hersheypark Stadium in a stunned silence.

Moments before, Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins forward Paul Thompson took an outlet pass from defenseman Joey Mormina, skated in and wristed the puck over the glove of Bears goaltender Dany Sabourin to win AHL Game #593 2-1 in overtime.

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Hershey Bears 2011 Free Agency Recap

On July 3, 2011, in News, by Kyle Mace

Over the last few years, Hershey Bears fans have seen plenty of free agent moves. But none of the previous years had the emotional impact of the moves that have been made in the last 48 hours.

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