– 2012 Washington AHL Showcase tickets are now available for purchase at 202-397-SEAT, on WashingtonCaps.com and at all local Ticketmaster outlets, including Verizon Center box office, the Washington Capitals announced today. The AHL Showcase will feature the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Hershey Bears as they face-off versus the Norfolk Admirals in regular-season AHL action on Dec. 6, 2012, at 7 p.m. at Verizon Center.
The game marks the first Hershey Bears appearance in Washington since 1979. The Bears recently completed their seventh season as Washington’s AHL affiliate and will open their 75th season at Syracuse on Saturday, Oct. 13.
Hershey has qualified for the playoffs each of the last seven years and won the Calder Cup in back-to-back seasons as the champions of the AHL in 2009 and 2010 as well as in 2006. Hershey has reached the Calder Cup final in four of seven seasons it has been affiliated with Washington.
For more information on 2012 AHL Showcase contact 202-266-CAPS or visit WashingtonCaps.com.