The Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears have extended their affiliation through the 2014-2015 season. This is a great thing for the Capitals as the Bears are relatively close by for them. Teams should have their affiliates close by because of all the transactions and players that go back and forth. The Capitals and Bears have been affiliated since 2005, having had previously being affiliated with each other in the 1970’s and 1980’s.
I think the Capitals and Bears should have extended their affiliation a bit longer. The Bears and Capitals have been a good fit for each other and I hope their partnership continues.
Here is the Capitals press release.
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