With the playoffs starting next week, the Hershey Bears, are not playing their best hockey. Hershey has lost 5 straight. Mark French, Bears HC says, "We like some of the things we have done, we haven't scored as much as we would like but we hope putting some of those guys in the lineup can help that out."
Just 3 games are left in the regular season, so the Chocolate and White are hoping to fine tune things for a Calder Cup run. Ryan Potulny, Bears Forward, "We want to win the games here at the end but I thinks its important to get our system going and getting things firing in the right direction."
The Bears goaltending situation, still in flux with both Braden Holtby and Danny Sabourin playing for the Capitals because of injuries in Washington. Mark French, Bears HC says, "We'll get a read on whats going on with Washington. Hopefully, we get aided by that. That means Washington gets stronger up there and strengthens us when they get healthy. Right now, its game by game."
One thing almost certain. Hershey will be the number 5 seed in the Eastern Conference, meaning they will face their biggest rival in the 1st round, without home ice advantage, the Baby Penguins. Ryan Potulny, Bears Forward says, "We're excited about getting a chance to play them. We've had some pretty good battles. They are a good team and they play us hard. If we do end up playing them, we will be ready."
The Hershey Bears are getting ready for a Calder Cup Run
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