Late last night Hershey Bears’ General Manager Doug Yingst rang Andrew Gordon and ordered him to the airport, destination YYZ. He’ll be joining the Capitals for their Saturday night date with the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre. Andrew has a penchant for being called up for big stages — his first NHL game, last season, took place in Madison Square Garden.
But back in the American League, it was also a memorable night for first-year center Trevor Bruess, signed by the Caps’ this past spring out of Minnesota State. He scored his first goal as a pro last night in Hershey’s 5-2 triumph on the road in Binghamton. John Walton had the call: