10/07/2008 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 7, 2008
CONTACT: John Walton – HERSHEY BEARS – (717) 682-6470
BEARS RELEASE 2008-09 ROSTER
29 PLAYERS ELIGIBLE TO PLAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN REGULAR SEASON OPENER, BRYAN HELMER NAMED TEAM CAPTAIN TUESDAY ALONG WITH FOUR ALTERNATES
HERSHEY – The HERSHEY BEARS announced today the team's official roster of players that will begin the 2008-09 regular season. The club also announced Tuesday the five players that will assume the captaincy of the team this season. The announcement was made today by BEARS President/GM Doug Yingst.
The team is listed below, in numerical order:
The BEARS also announced Tuesday that Bryan Helmer will serve as the team's captain. Graham Mink and Dean Arsene were named alternate captains at home for 2008-09, with Keith Aucoin and Quintin Laing wearing the "A" on the road this season. HERSHEY opens the 2008-09 regular season Wednesday night in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at 7:05 p.m. The team's 71st home opener will be Saturday, October 18 against the Syracuse Crunch at GIANT Center. Call (717) 534-3911 for ticket information.