DANY SABOURIN NEWS

What Tomas Vokoun's absence will mean

Everyone knows about Vokoun's current situation involving the blood clot that was discovered in his thigh. If not, the bare bones of it is, well, there was a blood clot discovered in his thigh and he is out indefinitely. Before anyone knew what was going on, Empty Netters was already on the case. Seth reminded everyone that this isn't the first time Vokoun has had blood...
Via The Pensblog
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dany Sabourin Signs With Austrian Team Graz 99ers by   Steven Ellis

Dany Sabourin has decided to take his hockey talents overseas, signing with the Graz 99ers in Austria. Drafted in the fourth round, 108th overall by the Calgary Flames in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, he played four games with Calgary before moving to the Pittsburgh Penguins. In 2006, he was awarded the Baz Bastien Memorial Trophy as top goaltender in the AHL after achieving 30 [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Rock the Brock: Grubby Style

Bear Recap-The Hershey Bears faced the East Division rivals in the Binghamton Senators last Friday night. Hershey started out slow and ended up down 3-1 and 4-2. They clawed back to tie the game at 4 with two third period PP goals.  The PK held their own going 9/10 on the evening and keeping the tie within reach. Sabourin made some point blank saves late in OT to get the game to...
Via Rock the Red
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Rock The Brock: All Clear

Turning the corner?-The Hershey Bears welcomed the Manchester Monarchs into town last Saturday as well as 2 new players on their own roster. Zach Hamill and Mathieu Beaudoin were traded for Casey Wellman and Peter LeBlanc respectively. They certainly added some jump to the roster as the Bears put up a season high 44 shots and walked away with a great 2-1 team win with Philipp Grubauer...
Via Rock the Red
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Rock the Brock: Heartless

Heartbroken Bears-The Hershey Bears took to the ice last Friday against the St. John’s Ice Caps and it looked like the OT loss in the AHL Outdoor Classic had broken their heart. Head Coach Mark French questioned the team’s work ethic and emotion in the post game press conference. He mentioned he was tired of the visiting team minus Hershey’s goalies getting the stars of the...
Via Rock the Red
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Hershey Bears 5, Connecticut Whale 0

Hershey, PA, January 13, 2013 – A poor first period doomed the Connecticut Whale Sunday at Giant Center, as the Hershey Bears scored four times in the first en route to a 5-0 win. The result gave the Bears a sweep of a two-game series in Hershey with the Whale, whom they bested 4-3 in a shootout Friday night. Barry Almeida led the way for Hershey Sunday with a goal and...
Via Sox and Dawgs
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rock the Brock: Bad News Bears

  [Ed. Note: Rock the Brock will be a reoccuring post from Brock Kerchner, co-host of the Old Barn Hockey Show on 1460 The Ticket in Harrisburg, PA featuring a weekly chat on all things Hershey Bears.] Bad News Bears- Friday night the Bears headed to the home of the rival WBS Penguins. The Bears skated a good game with solid checking and okay offensive pressure. Thankfully...
Via Rock the Red
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 3, Hershey Bears 1

By Wil Goldsholl Hartford, CT, October 26, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale improved to 2-3-1-0 Friday with a win over the Hershey Bears at the XL Center. Leaning on their strong first-period play, Connecticut posted a 3-1 victory over the visiting Bears. Whale netminder Cam Talbot picked up his first win of the season in his first appearance of 2012. The Whale opened scoring...
Via Sox and Dawgs
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears Sign Goalie Kostenko

The Washington Capitals have announced goalie Sergey Kostenko has signed a contract with the Hershey Bears for the 2012-13 AHL season.  Kostenko, 19, was the Capitals' 7th round draft pick (203rd overall) last month and had an impressive showing at the second half of the Capitals' Summer Development Camp after arriving mid-week from Russia.  It is unusual fo teenagers...
Via Rock the Red
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Practice: Apr. 18

The Washington Capitals were on ice Wednesday morning for a practice after a day off Tuesday and a loss Monday night in game three.  Some updates from Kettler Capitals Iceplex: Michal Neuvirth was once again present for the duration of practice, taking an extensive amount of shots during the session while Dany Sabourin, who has backed up the first three games of the series, watched...
Via Rock the Red
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Practice: Apr. 9

The Washington Capitals were on ice for a practice Monday morning as they prepared for their opening playoff game Thursday night in Boston.  Some updates from Kettler Capitals Iceplex: Michal Neuvirth skated for about 15 minutes well before practice with goaltending coach Dave Pryor, but was not able to practice.  He is still officially day to day with a lower body injury, but...
Via Rock the Red
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Capitals recall goalie Sabourin

The Washington Capitals have recalled journeyman goaltender Dany Sabourin from Hershey of the AHL, an indication that neither Tomas Vokoun nor Michal Neuvirth will be ready for the first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins. Vokoun remains sidelined with a groin injury. Neuvirth injured his left leg in last week's win over Florida. Neither was on the ice for practice...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Capitals again recall Sabourin to back up Holtby

The Washington Capitals have recalled journeyman goaltender Dany Sabourin from Hershey of the AHL, an indication that neither Tomas Vokoun nor Michal Neuvirth will be ready for the first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins. Vokoun remains sidelined with a groin injury. Neuvirth injured his left leg in last week's win over Florida. Neither was on the ice for practice...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Capitals recall G Sabourin after Neuvirth skates briefly

With their goaltending an issue heading into the postseason, the Washington Capitals recalled Dany Sabourin from Hershey of the American Hockey League on Monday. Fellow netminder Michal Neuvirth was able to skate for approximately 15 minutes on Monday morning, although he "didn't look all that comfortable on the ice," the Washington Post reported. Neuvirth suffered...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

NHL Playoffs: Requirements for A Backup Goalie

Well, it looks like the goaltending tandem of the Hershey Bears will be manning the pipes to start the 2012 NHL Playoffs for the Washington Capitals. With Braden Holtby and Dany Sabourin up with the big club in DC, the two will have to adjust to the faster game and higher intensity of play in the playoffs. Holtby has some recent NHL experience, while Sabourin hasn't played in...
Via Rock the Red
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale shut out Hershey, clinch playoff spot

Connecticut Whale 1, Hershey Bears 0 Hershey, PA, April 8, 2012 – Hershey, PA, April 8, 2012 – Cam Talbot made 24 saves for his second shutout in his last three starts Sunday, as the Connecticut Whale defeated the Hershey Bears, 1-0, at Giant Center.  Defenseman Pavel Valentenko’s second-period goal was the only score of the game. The Whale victory, combined with the Adirondack...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 1, Hershey Bears 0

Hershey, PA, April 8, 2012 - Hershey, PA, April 8, 2012 – Cam Talbot made 24 saves for his second shutout in his last three starts Sunday, as the Connecticut Whale defeated the Hershey Bears, 1-0, at Giant Center.  Defenseman Pavel Valentenko’s second-period goal was the only score of the game. The Whale victory, combined with the Adirondack Phantoms’ 4-2 home loss to the...
Via Sox and Dawgs
April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Who is that Masked Man—callups and signings

We’re seeing more than the usual share of backups and a mix of kids ad oldsters from the AHL as the season winds down. Some teams are slotted in and want to give their #1 a rest. And some, well because they don’t have a choice. The Washington Capitals fall into the latter category, and the big arrow stops on… Dany Sabourin!  Continue reading "Who is that Masked Man—callups...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Pregame #82: Washington Capitals at New York Rangers

Washington Capitals (40-32-8)? at New York Rangers (51-22-7)? Location: Madison Square Garden Time: 6:30 PM TV: NBC Sports Network (HD) Radio: 1500AM, 820 AM, and XM Previous Games: Nov 25, 2011 NYR@WSH, 3-6 L Dec 28, 2011 NYR@WSH, 4-1 W Feb 12, 2012 WSH@NYR, 2-3 L Familiar Faces of Former Capitals: D Steve Eminger (212 GP, 2002-08) Former Ranger:  Mike Knuble (141 GP, 1998-2000...
Via Rock the Red
April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 4, Hershey Bears 1

By Brian Ring Hershey, PA, February 4, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale defeated the Hershey Bears, 4-1, Saturday night at the Giant Center to win their second straight game. Tommy Grant scored twice for the Whale and goaltender Chad Johnson made 39 saves in the victory. The win, coupled with Bridgeport’s loss to Manchester, moved the Whale back into a share of first place in the...
Via Sox and Dawgs
February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Moments In Time: Top 5 Vancouver Canucks backup goalies in history

Always #1 With The Fans! Back-up goalies are a funny, strange lot. They are eyed rather suspiciously at times by the incumbent starters, like devious theatrical understudies hoping for an injury to the lead, or the Mr. Hyde to Dr. Jekyll. Though the position has historically been given short shrift in the league, the value of having a solid relief goaltender is increasingly important...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

What does Sabourin's resigning mean for the Caps and Bears?

Bonnie Leydig,Contributing JournalistThe Washington Capitals announced on June 17th, 2011 that they had re-signed goaltender Dany Sabourin to a one-year, two-way contract. Shortly after reading about this, my immediate thought was about how unhappy some of the fans in Hershey would be over this news, as it is no secret among them that Dany is not a fan favorite. However, what a lot...
Via Turner Sports Desk
June 21, 2011  |  Discuss
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