Love getting first crack at NHL with Capitals

The Washington Capitals are expected to feature one of the oldest rosters in the NHL in 2023-24, but their coaching staff will take on a youthful hue with two up-and-coming coaches with lots of promise and potential.

Bears, fans still roaring over Cup win

The 2022-23 Hershey Bears gathered for one last time at Giant Center on Saturday. And after winning the Calder Cup on the road, they were ready to celebrate with their fans.

Bears’ title a lift for Caps organization

Lengthy Calder Cup playoff runs have been a critical part of the development of Washington’s young prospects for nearly two decades now, and this year’s championship is an uplifting organizational development.

Finals notebook: One last comeback brings Cup to Bears

Despite having been shut out in the first two games of the series, and despite scoring just five goals in four games on the road during the Finals, the Hershey Bears lifted the Calder Cup at center ice last night.

‘We may never play a game bigger than this one’

Only one team will lift the Calder Cup tonight. But both the Coachella Valley Firebirds and Hershey Bears will take away memories and relationships made from an eight-month journey that will culminate with Game 7 of the Calder Cup Finals.

Firebirds take Game 6, push Finals to the limit

The 2022-23 American Hockey League season is down to one game. Coachella Valley got two goals from Kole Lind and 20 saves plus an assist from Joey Daccord to defeat Hershey, 5-2, in Game 6 of the Calder Cup Finals at a sold-out Acrisure Arena.