12/28/2008 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 28, 2008
CONTACT: John Walton – HERSHEY BEARS – (717) 682-6470
CAPITALS ASSIGN TYLER SLOAN TO HERSHEY
CALGARY NATIVE EXPECTED TO BE AVAILABLE SUNDAY WHEN HERSHEY TAKES ON ALBANY AT GIANT CENTER
HERSHEY – The HERSHEY BEARS announced today in conjunction with the Washington Capitals that defenseman Tyler Sloan has been assigned to HERSHEY. The announcement was made today by BEARS President/GM Doug Yingst.
Sloan, 27 has played in eight games this season for HERSHEY, recording four assists. The native of Calgary, AB scored one goal and assisted on three others in 23 games for Washington this season. Sloan is expected to be available when the BEARS take on the Albany River Rats Sunday at GIANT Center.
HERSHEY will host the final home game of 2008 at GIANT Center Sunday at 5:00 p.m. as the Albany River Rats come to town. Tickets for the game are available at the GIANT Center box office, or by calling (717) 534-3911.