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"The Story of Jonah" -former Washington Capitals defenseman, Jay Johnston

“During my time in Hershey, one of my teammates was a guy named Mike Haworth”, Jay Johnston is telling me. Johnston and Haworth were both defensemen for the Hershey Bears at the very end of the 1970s and into the early-1980s. 3,255 more words

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Hershey Officially Taps Helmer


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President and CEO of Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Bill Simpson said, “With the help of the video board, I’d like to announce the worst-kept secret in Hershey Bears history.” 650 more words

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Colby Williams grateful for first pro contract

As Colby Williams worked his way back from a career-threatening injury, there were times when the Regina Pats’ captain wondered if he still had a future in pro hockey. 541 more words

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Connor Hobbs and Colby Williams sign first professional hockey contracts

Connor Hobbs and Colby Williams are celebrating their first professional hockey contracts.

The 19-year-old Hobbs, who has spent the past 1 1/2 WHL seasons with the Regina Pats, has signed a three-year, entry-level deal with the Washington Capitals, who selected him in the fifth round (143rd overall) of the 2015 NHL entry draft. 429 more words

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Perfect Day for Caps Fan Fest

It was an unusually cool summer day in Arlington as the Washington Capitals hosted their annual Fan Fest. We met so many great people and heard so many stories from our new friends. 176 more words

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"It Isn't What You Leave Your Children, But How You Leave Them." Milton Hershey

Duane Keller is the Executive Chef at Walker’s Grille in Alexandria, Virginia. He also happens to be a Gold Medal Recipient in Hockey. Quite a combination of passion and skill; we wanted to find out more about Duane, and little did we know what we were in for! 1,393 more words

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If the Capitals Have Questions About Their Bottom-Six, Chris Bourque Could Be An Answer

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Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan will have no shortages when it comes to his offseason to-do list. He must re-sign key restricted free agents such as Dmitry Orlov, Tom Wilson, and Marcus Johansson, and he’ll have to see which unrestricted free agents could be brought back; key among them 37-year old left-wing Jason Chimera. 352 more words

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