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Bears by the Numbers

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
.931 Playoff save percentage by Bears goaltender Frederic Cassivi.


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Lead changes in the Calder Cup finals series.

1 – Bears hat trick in the playoffs (Graham Mink in Game 2 of the Norfolk series).

2 – Consecutive Calder Cup championship teams captained by Boyd Kane.

3 – Division champions (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Portland, Milwaukee) ousted by the Bears during the postseason.

4 – Playoff shutouts by Bears goaltender Frederic Cassivi.

5 – Postseason games played by Bears defenseman J-F Fortin. The Bears won all five.

6 – Goals by Kris Beech in the Calder Cup finals series, most by any player in the series.

7 – Power-play goals by Kris Beech in the playoffs, tops on team and second in league.

8 – Postseason road wins (8-3) for the Bears, nearly half their regular season total of 17.

9 – Calder Cup championships for the Hershey Bears, tied for the most in AHL history.

10 – Straight wins by the Bears to open the postseason, tied for the second longest playoff winning streak in league history.

11 – Bears played in all 21 postseason games during this spring’s run to the Calder Cup.

12 – Bears scored at least one power-play goal during the playoffs.

13 – First-period goals by the Bears in the Calder Cup finals series. They outscored Milwaukee 13-3 in the first period of the six games.

14 – Multiple-goal games by Hershey skaters during the playoffs.

15 – Postseason assists by Bears blueliner Mike Green, tops among all AHL rookies.

16 – Players scored a goal for the Bears during the playoffs.

17 – Players have won the Calder Cup in back-to-back seasons with different teams, including Bears captain Boyd Kane, who also captained the 2004-05 Philadelphia Phantoms to the title.

18 – Playoff points by Bears defenseman Mike Green, second among all AHL rookies.

21 – Postseason assists by Tomas Fleischmann, most in the AHL.

26 – First-period goals by the Bears in the playoffs. Hershey outscored the opposition 26-9 in the game’s first period during its 21-game postseason run.

29 – Bears who suited up for playoff action in 2006.

30 – Third-period goals scored by the Bears in the playoffs; they outscored opponents 30-18 in the final frame.

32 – Playoff points by Tomas Fleischmann, tops on the Bears and second in the AHL.

33 – Power-play goals by the Bears in the postseason, most in the league. The Bears had multiple power-play goals in 10 games and were blanked on the power play just four times in 21 games.

50 – Wins by goaltender Frederic Cassivi in 2005-06, 34 during the regular season and 16 in the playoffs, tying an AHL record.

63 – Postseason shots on goal by Kris Beech, tops on the Bears.

64 – Playoff penalty minutes for Louis Robitaille, tops on the Bears and second in the AHL.

69:07 – Time elapsed in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals before Eric Fehr’s second goal of the game dispatched Portland and gave Hershey the conference title. It was the first Game 7 overtime goal in the Bears’ storied history.

83 – Games played by Bears netminder Frederic Cassvi in 2005-06, 62 in the regular season and 21 in the playoffs.

101 – Games played by the Bears this season.

103 – Regular season points.

104 – Games played by Brooks Laich and Boyd Gordon during the 2005-06 season, most in the Capitals organization.

7,494 – Average home attendance during the playoffs, tops in the league.


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