The Hershey Bears (17-10-2-3) sitting in third place in the Atlantic Division of the American Hockey League, flexed their muscles and took a 3-0 decision from the hometown, Lehigh Valley Phantoms (12-15-1-4) who hold the last spot in the Atlantic.
A scoreless first stanza revealed the Hershey dominance as they outshot the Phantoms, 13-6.
All the action was reserved for the middle stanza and the Bears supplied the goals.
Joe Snively nailed his 9th and Garret Pilon(6) followed by Brian Pinho’s 6th was more than enough to do away with Lehigh Valley.
Neither team lit the lamp in the final period and Parker Miner (Bears netminder) had a 19 save shutout.
Alex Lyon has much more work in the Phantoms net a turned in a 35 save performance.
By: Kevin Neibauer
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Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.