On Thursday, the Hershey Bears announced that they have re-signed forward Dustin Gazley to a one-year contract.

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Zach Sill throws a ball to first base as Riley Barber and Travis Boyd look on. (All Photos: Kyle Mace / Chocolate Hockey)

Sometimes it’s nice to get away from the rink and have some fun at another stadium. That’s what the Hershey Bears did on Thursday afternoon as they joined the Harrisburg Senators on City Island to try their hand at some batting practice.

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23 minutes into his first game of the season, Dustin Gazley was attacking Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s net. But before he could ever get a shot off, Cameron Gaunce shoved the forward in the back of his left shoulder, causing him to lose his balance and go foot first into the boards. His left foot was fractured and required surgery. 20 weeks later, Gazley is once again ready to sport a chocolate and white sweater again.

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You know a hockey team is feeling good about themselves when they’re having fun. That’s exactly what happened Wednesday morning at Giant Center when the Bears held a team shootout at the end of practice. A very good sign for Hershey as they prepare for one of the most important months of the season.

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Dustin Gazley Sustains Fractured Foot, Will Need Surgery

On October 25, 2016, in News, by Kyle Mace

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Monday afternoon, the Hershey Bears announced that forward Dustin Gazley will need surgery after injuring his left foot Sunday night against Wilkes-Barre. The 28-year-old sustained a fracture in his foot and will be out ten weeks, with an expected return in the new calendar year.

Sunday night’s game was Gazley’s first of the season. This is his four season with the Bears. In 61 games last season, Gazley scored 31 points with 14 goals, including four goals and nine points in 16 playoff games.

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Hershey Bears Emojis: Series 7 – Forwards

On April 5, 2016, in Artwork, by Chocolate Hockey

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We continue emoji week as we feature two lines worth of Bears forwards. Carter Camper, Zach Sill, Dustin Gazley, Ryan Bourque, Sean Collins, and Paul Carey‘s emojis are below the jump.

And if you’ve missed any of our earlier sets, check out the bottom of the page to see all of the players!

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HERSHEY, PA – Pheonix Copley shakes Bryan Lerg’s hand after Hershey’s game 4 win over Worcester in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (Kyle Mace / Chocolate Hockey)


A playoff game usually doesn’t result in a 10 goal effort, but the Hershey Bears put together their best offensive game of the season and beat the Worcester Sharks 10-4 on Friday night to advance to the Calder Cup conference semi-finals.

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At Wednesday’s Hershey Bears game, there was a special request made by a fan during warm-ups. No, they didn’t want a puck or a stick, this fan wanted a date. Rachel Palepale, a senior at Central York High School, held up a sign behind the Bears bench saying Bears forward Dustin Gazley to prom.

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HERSHEY, PA – Bears players celebrate Tim Kennedy’s first period goal Saturday night against the Manchester Monarchs. Hershey would win the game 6-3, a day before clinching a playoff spot (Kyle Mace / Chocolate Hockey)


It wasn’t a question of if, but when. After missing the post season last year, the Hershey Bears clinched a playoff spot on Sunday afternoon. The Bears battled back to beat Bridgeport 4-3, while Springfield lost, assuring the Bears of a postseason spot.

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HERSHEY, PA – Dustin Gazley points at Dane Byers after Byers’ second goal of Hershey’s 5-2 win over Lehigh Valley (Kyle Mace / Chocolate Hockey)


After a big win over Albany Saturday night, the Hershey Bears looked to extend their lead on their new first place lead in the East Division. Another five goal night did that for the Bears, giving them a 5-2 win over Lehigh Valley, and a three point lead at top of the East Division.

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