Category Archives: Hershey’s Giant Center

Fresh Imagery from a Great Old Barn

On every visit to Hersheypark Arena, as more and more evidence of its physical decline confronts me, I find myself compelled to snap stills of its architectural charm for posterity. I don’t know how much longer we’ll have it. I … Continue reading

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A Legacy PK Effort by the Bears

The Hershey Bears held off the Charlotte Checkers in a Saturday matinee at Giant Center today, 1-0, the only goal coming off the stick of Sheldon Souray. It was Hershey’s sixth win in a row. Braden Holtby earned his fifth … Continue reading

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OFB TV: Ugly Christmas Sweater Night at Giant Center

Our Elisabeth Meinecke made her first-ever visit to Hershey’s Giant Center last night to take in her first-ever Bears’ hockey game, and the two-time reigning Calder Cup champions welcomed her with an adventurous fashion spirit: they wore a Christmas-themed sweater … Continue reading

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Down on the Farm, All Beat Up and Gutting Out a Weekend-Salvaging Win

It’s a much different looking Hershey Bears hockey club in the first quarter of its two-time Calder Cup defense. For one thing, cornerstone components of those two Calders are gone: Michal Neuvirth, Karl Alzner, and John Carlson have graduated to … Continue reading

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