After spending the previous week in the road, the Hershey Bears took a liking to the home cooking during their two game weekend at Giant Center, running the table and downing two of their divisional rivals, the Norfolk Admirals and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
On Friday night, after falling behind in the second minute of the first period, the Bears went on a four-goal run and then hung on nip Norfolk, 5-3. BEARS NIP NORFOLK
On Saturday night, the Bears bested Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, pounding out a 3-1 win, in a physical battle against the pesky Penguins. BEARS BRUISE PENS
With this weekend’s wins, the first place Bears broadened the gap in the standings, and they currently enjoy a six point cushion over the WB/S Penguins and the Albany River Rats.
In related news out of Chocolatetown, former “mayor” of Hershey, Dean Arsene received his first ever call up to the Edmonton Oilers. MAYOR WINS ANOTHER ELECTION
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