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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HERSHEY, PA – Liam O’Brien punches Tom Sestito in the face during Hershey’s 5-3 win over Wilkes-Barre Wednesday night. (Kyle Mace / Chocolate Hockey)

The Hershey Bears won one of the most dramatic games in Giant Center history Wednesday night. This game had a lot coming starting all the way on Monday night after Tom Sestito and Liam O’Brien had some top notch banter on Twitter.

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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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Each season the Hershey Bears see a good number of new faces joining the team. Some of these guys become so popular that fans will buy their jerseys or t-shirts throughout the season. A big part of those jerseys are the numbers. So what numbers will the newest Bears wear? That’s what we want to know!!

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Washington Capitals “Black Aces”

On April 29, 2012, in News, by Kyle Mace

With the Hershey Bears season coming to a close, most Bears fans will be putting all of their focus on the NHL playoffs. One of those teams left in the NHL playoffs are the Washington Capitals, the Bears affiliate. Monday night the Capitals will face off against the New York Rangers in game two of their series, but you could see some recalls before that. Those recalls are called “Black Aces,” named after holding the “Dead Man’s Hand” (two black aces) in a game of poker. So who could some of those “Black Aces” be?

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Dany Sabourin looks on as St. John’s wins 3-2 (All photos by Kyle Mace)

A big crowd, a winning streak and the first home telecast of a Bears game since the Calder Cup championship game. You would have thought the game had all the elements of an eighth straight win for the Bears. The game turned out to be a struggle for the Bears as they dropped this one, 3-2

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The team to go the rest of the way…

On March 6, 2012, in News, by Brian Mills

Yesterday’s AHL Clear Day deadline has come and gone. From now til the end of the season, these will be the players in the Bears lineup. Exceptions of course for call-ups and injuries. Take a look at who made the list after the jump.

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AHL Clear Day 2012

On March 5, 2012, in News, by Brian Mills

Photo by Kyle Mace

Today is the day we find out who will be on the roster for the remainder of the season.  For those of you unfamiliar with AHL Clear Day, here is the explanation directly from the AHL.

Only those players listed on a team’s Clear Day roster are eligible to compete in the remainder of the AHL regular season and in the 2012 Calder Cup Playoffs, unless emergency conditions arise as a result of recall, injury or suspension.

Teams may also add signed junior players or players on amateur tryout contracts after Clear Day, but only once their respective junior or college seasons are complete.

Those listed in the 22 available spots are the ones that will be able to play. If there is an injury or one of the players on the roster is called up to Washington, that spot will be filled in by a non-roster player. Those players are traditionally called the “Black Aces”. They stay in Hershey and practice with the team.

So who makes the cut?

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Chris Bourque celebrates with Ryan Potulny after #22 scored the game winner for Hershey in overtime (All photos by Kyle Mace)

22. Ryan Potulny’s number. Also the number of seconds into over time he scored his 22nd goal of the season. That was also the game winning goal, giving Hershey a 2-1 win over the Springfield Falcons.

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Braden Holtby stops Bryan Lerg in the shootout (All photos by Kyle Mace)

The Hershey Bears came into tonight’s game facing a nine-game home losing streak to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Last night, Wilkes-Barre play-by-play announcer Tom Grace said of today’s game that the Baby Pens will win their tenth straight at Giant Center and start calling it the Penguins’ second home. After today’s game, Grace might need to rethink what he said. Hershey came back from a 3-2 deficit in the third to win the game 4-3 in a shootout.

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