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AHL's Hershey Bears to wear sweet chocolate-covered jerseys

Fans will get free candy and have a chance to bid on unique uniforms after game

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / Staff Writer

These jerseys are pretty sweet.

The Hershey Bears are set to wear special sweaters featuring a melted chocolate design on Saturday for their American League Hockey game against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

The Washington Capitals affiliate, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, which doubles as the chocolate capitol of the United States, shared some shots of the unique uniforms on Thursday.

Tweet from @TheHersheyBears: CHOCOLATE JERSEYS! We are proud to unveil our Chocolate-Covered February jerseys to be worn this Saturday against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Get to Giant Center and support your Hershey Bears as they continue to pursuit top spot in the Atlantic🍫������

The jersey features the Bears logo in the center and numbers on the sleeves, but the top two-thirds of the jersey is covered in a melted chocolate pattern.

The jerseys will be auctioned off after the game.

Fans will receieve Hershey's chocolate upon leaving the game and a variety of Hershey characters will be in attendance.

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