The Hershey Bears could see a few former members suiting up for Team Canada in the 2018 Olympics.

Andrew Gordon, Sean Collins, Jacob Micflikier, Justin Peters, Patrick McNeill, and Chay Genoway have all been named to Team Canada’s pre-Olympic tournament rosters.

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Monday afternoon the 2015-16 Hershey Bears were together for the last time, cleaning out their lockers after a disappointing end to the season. Below the jump are thoughts and reaction from Bears head coach Troy Mann, captain Garrett Mitchell, alternate captain Zach Sill, and goalie Justin Peters.

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For the first time since 2010, the Hershey Bears are back in the Eastern Conference Finals where they will face one of the best teams to come through the AHL since the 2010 Hershey Bears team, the Toronto Marlies. This season’s Marlies team finished with 114 points and a 54-16-5-1 record. The teams only faced each other twice this season, each winning in the other team’s building.

With both teams coming off of a series that went the distance, we could be in for another long match-up between these two division winners.

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Hershey Bears Emojis – Series 5: Goalies

On February 10, 2016, in Artwork, by Kyle Mace

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As our emoji roster begins to fill out, we decided to begin to build from our net out a bit more. With that being said, I tried to change up the type of emoji. This time around, I tried to build in the goalie mask into the emoji for the Bears two netminders: Dan Ellis and Justin Peters.

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Update on Justin Peters Situation

On January 15, 2016, in News, by Chocolate Hockey

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This is an update on a story we ran Thursday afternoon on a report from St. Louis Blue’s rinkside reporter Andy Strickland. Strickland reported that Bears goaltender Justin Peters was “given permission to seek trade in an effort to find an NHL home.”

The Washington Capitals have now clarified that there in no truth to this rumor. The Capitals told Chocolate Hockey that Peters is very happy playing in Hershey and that the report from Strickland is not true.

Peters is slated to start tonight’s game against Lehigh Valley as the Bears kick off a three-in-three weekend series.

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Justin Peters Making Most of Opportunity with Hershey

On October 10, 2015, in News, by Kyle Mace

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Justin Peters found himself Thursday morning in the north goal at Giant Center. As patrons of the antique auto show watched on, the 29-year-old goalkeeper went through drills with the Hershey Bears, his first time back in the AHL since a two-game conditioning stint with the Bears last season. “I’m just excited to get the season going,” said Peters. “I’m excited about starting my journey on back to the NHL.”

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Justin Peters Finishes Conditioning Stint with Hershey

On January 12, 2015, in News, Video, by Chocolate Hockey

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After a weekend stay in Hershey, goaltender Justin Peters was recalled by the Washington Capitals early Monday morning. Peters hasn’t seen any game action in over a month, since former Bear Braden Holtby has played in 23 consecutive games. The Caps decided to gave Peters a chance to get some of the rust off before returning to the NHL, where he is scheduled to start on Saturday against the Dallas Stars.

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