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.
The Washington Capitals announced Friday that they have recalled Nate Schmidt from Hershey and assigned Connor Carrick and Michael Latta to Chocolate Town, USA.
Early Wednesday morning, CSKA of the KHL announced it had acquired Dmitry Orlov’s KHL rights. Now we know what you’re thinking: “Orlov’s leaving Hershey for the KHL?!?” Well, not exactly.
The Hershey Bears have gained Michael Latta back for the start of the 2013-14 season. The 22-year-old Latta made the Washington Capitals opening night roster, but after the Capitals claimed Alexander Urbom off wavers, they sent the young forward down.
With the Washington Capitals needing to cut one more man off the opening night roster before tomorrow, they do so via trade. The Capitals have announced former Bear forward Mathieu Perreault has been traded to the Anaheim Ducks organization.
Hershey’s top scoring defenseman is returning for another season. Tomas Kundratek was placed on wavers Wednesday and cleared at noon Thursday, meaning he is to report to Hershey for the Chocolate and White’s training camp. The 23-year-old blue liner scored 16 goals and 31 points in 49 games for Hershey. Kundratek also had a stint with the Capitals, playing in 25 games with one goal and seven points.