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Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Jack Hillen assigned to Hershey for conditioning stint

The defenseman takes the next step in recovery from a fractured tibial plateau.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AHL, Hershey Bears, Injuries, Jack Hillen

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Which Capitals can play in the AHL during the Olympic break?

Here’s an explainer on which Capitals can and can’t play in the AHL during the NHL’s two-week Olympic break.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:59 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AHL, Casey Wellman, connor carrick, Dmitry Orlov, Hershey Bears, Jack Hillen, Julien Brouillette, NHL Olympic Break, Patrick Wey, Roster moves, Sochi 2014

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Capitals acquire Alexander Urbom, assign Michael Latta to Hershey (updated)

Caps make a move to accommodate waiver-wire pickup D Alexander Urbom.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:41 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AHL, Alexander Urbom, Hershey Bears, Michael Latta, Roster moves

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Capitals sign Tyson Strachan, two others as depth additions

The Capitals signed defenseman Tyson Strachan, winger Matt Watkins and goaltender David Leggio to two-way contracts Monday, adding depth at the AHL level.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:32 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AHL, Free agency, Hershey Bears, offseason, Tyson Strachan

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 06/18/2013

Hershey Bears name Mike Haviland coach

The Capitals' AHL affiliate has named Mike Haviland as their new head coach.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:33 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AHL, Hershey Bears, offseason

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 12/07/2012

For one night, professional hockey returned to Washington

Hockey returned to Verizon Center Thursday night, but not the NHL. Check out what fans in attendance had to say.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:21 AM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AHL Showcase, Hershey Bears, NHL lockout

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Braden Holtby's back in Washington, with Hershey Bears

Braden Holtby is back in net at Verizon Center Thursday night as the Hershey Bears come to Washington for the AHL Showcase.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:06 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AHL Showcase, Braden Holtby, Hershey Bears, NHL lockout

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Adam Oates ends six-week run coaching Bears

Capitals Coach Adam Oates ended a six-week run as co-coach of the AHL's Bears last week, GM George McPhee said Tuesday.

By Barry Svrluga  |  05:33 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, AHL, Hershey Bears, NHL lockout

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Braden Holtby feels ‘fortunate to be playing’ during NHL lockout

With no end in sight to the labor dispute between owners and players, the young goalie is back with the AHL's Bears for the foreseeable future.

By Washington Post Sports Editors  |  04:18 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AHL, Braden Holtby, Goalies, Hershey Bears, NHL lockout

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Hershey Bears hope to make a good impression with Oates

Bears hope to leave a lasting impression with Oates.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:49 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, AHL, Garrett Mitchell, Hershey Bears, NHL lockout, Ryan Potulny