Down on the Farm, a Champion’s Resolve

It was quite a weekend for the Hershey Bears. Fairly decimated by a bevy of Capitals’ callups late in 2010 and early in the new year, they just keep plugging along: they swept a three-game slate this weekend, outscoring their foes to the tune of 18-5 in the process. The Bears are just 2 points from second place in the AHL’s East division, 26-14-1-2 on the season. And they may be in line for some notable reinforcements just in time for the postseason. Cody Eakin, who skated for Hershey in the postseason last spring, was traded by Swift Current to Kootneay earlier this month; that may delay his arrival in Hershey this spring. But if he gets there, he could join one of the best defensemen from this year’s World Junior Championships:

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