The Hershey Bears, Washington's AHL affiliate, hosted the largest Teddy Bear Toss in hockey history, with 34,798 stuffed animals making their way onto the ice during Sunday's game. 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. He also works with Hershey’s NHL affiliate, the Washington Capitals, calling prospect games, rookie tournaments, and pre-season games. Fisch made his NHL regular season debut on Feb. 20, 2018, filling in for former Bears voice John Walton on the Capitals Radio Network. Fans of the Hershey Bears, the Washington Capitals American Hockey League affiliate, tossed more than 45,000 stuffed bears onto the ice after Christian Djoos' first-period goal against Hartford HERSHEY BEARS. South Carolina is a proud affiliate of the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL). The Bears, one of the most storied franchises in minor league hockey, were founded in 1932, have won the Calder Cup 11-times, and continue to be one of the league's top teams each season.
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