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Capitals Not Taking Any Chances; Call Up Lewington

The Capitals announced Saturday afternoon that they called defenseman Tyler Lewington up from the Hershey Bears. The Caps play the Philadelphia Flyers at 1230 on Sunday and are down a D-man with and injured Michal Kempny out. Coach Todd Reirden suggested earlier today that he would likely consider adding some backup to the roster.

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Hershey Bears And Fans Warming up for New Season

Our newest contributor Sue Snavely- bringing highlights from the Hershey Bears!! Here are her first preseason impressions. As I anticipate seeing the Hershey Bears play their second preseason game later today, I can’t help but be proud of this organization. Last season may not have had the outcome they wanted but their parent club won […]

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They Like Us, They Really Like Us (Our Caps photos that is)

We launched this media outlet at the start of the 2015/16 season because we wanted to showcase the best moments of the Capitals in photos. Players, other blogs, and fans were already using and liking the pictures our photographer, Brittney Marcum, took at practice and during games so we thought, why not just create our […]

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What Do Those Long-Term Contracts Mean for the Capitals Future?

Every team in the NHL is planning for the future and lining up younger players to fill in as contracts expire or older players are “moved” off the roster. The past couple of summers, the Capitals have made some long-term investments in players that may make it harder for younger players to have their opportunity […]

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Reid Cashman Brings Continuity to Caps Coaching Team

The Washington Capitals officially announced the hiring of Reid Cashman as the new assistant coach under Todd Reirden today. The also announced the addition of Scott Ariel to the coaching team. Cashman will likely pick up the duties of defenseman coach. He was the Hershey Bear’s assistant coach since July 2016. The previous five years […]

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Hershey Spotlight: Is Liam O’Brien the Tom Wilson of Hershey?

Liam O’Brien, aka “The Big Tuna,” is a rough and tough kind of player for Hershey and that is exactly what we expected from him. He inked a new contract with the franchise, avoiding a scheduled arbitration. In his last two seasons with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QJMHL) Liam racked up 164 PIM in the 2012-13 season […]

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Caps Polls: The Sixth Defenseman

This past week, I ran a fan poll on Twitter asking who you think General Manager Brian MacLellan and newly appointed Head Coach Todd Reirden will pair with Christian Djoos on the third defensive pair. Here are the results: Majority of voters chose Madison Bowey. He made his initial NHL appearance last season in 51 […]

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Hershey Bears Schedule Out

On Wednesday the Hershey Bears released their schedule for the 2018/19 season. Why should you care?? Because some of these players may one day play with the Washington Capitals – their affiliation parent. And, they have some really good players and the experience is always well worth it. The Giant Center provides a friendly venue […]

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Chris Bourque Says Goodbye to the Hershey Bears, Again

Chris Bourque announced Thursday that he will not return to the Hershey Bears for the 2018/19 season. Bourque signed a one-year contract with the Capitals franchise in 2017 and became a free agent this summer. There is no indication that the 32-year old has signed with another team, but given his penchant for playing just […]

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Hershey Bears Spotlight: Lucas Johansen

We know the first thing that comes to mind when you hear his name. “Is he related?” Well the answer is yes. Lucas Johansen is the younger brother of Ryan Johansen; centerman for the Nashville Predators. Although Lucas is not yet at the level of his older brother he has a lot of positive qualities. […]

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