Bears Weekly Release #26: Playoff Time
For the 67th time in franchise history, the Hershey Bears have qualified for the playoffs. After winning the final five games of the regular season, Hershey opens the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs versus the rival Lehigh Valley Phantoms this weekend. Hershey’s strong finish helped the club finish in third place in the competitive Atlantic Division. Under the guidance of coach Troy Mann, Hershey collected 43 victories in the regular season for the second straight year.
The Bears complete first round playoff schedule is below. Home games are in bold.
Game 1 – Friday, Apr. 21 – at Lehigh Valley, PPL Center, 7:05 p.m.
Game 2 – Saturday, Apr. 22 – at Lehigh Valley, PPL Center, 7:05 p.m.
Game 3 – Wednesday, Apr. 26 –vs Lehigh Valley, Giant Center, 7 p.m.
*Game 4 – Saturday, Apr. 29 – vs Lehigh Valley, Giant Center, 7 p.m.
*Game 5 – Sunday, Apr. 30 – at Lehigh Valley, PPL Center, 5:05 p.m.
*If Necessary. All Times Eastern.
Tickets for Hershey home games are on sale. Tickets are available at the Giant Center Box Office, by calling 717-508-BEAR (2327), and online at Ticketmaster.com.
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