July 13, 2020

2012 AHL Showcase Tickets Now Available

Missing hockey? Have the NHL Lockout blues? Here is something that hockey fans can look forward to and circle on the calendar.

Tickets are now available for the 2012 AHL Showcase at Verizon Center on December 6 when the  11-time Calder Cup Champion Hershey Bears face the reigning Calder Cup Champion, Norfolk Admirals. Washington Capitals season ticket holders may have previously reserved tickets.

Several familiar faces might still be playing with Hershey in December, depending on lockout status.

Official Team Press Release: 

2012 AHL Showcase Tickets Now Available
The 11-time Calder Cup champion Hershey Bears will face the Norfolk Admirals
at Verizon Center on Dec. 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 18, 2012

ARLINGTON, Va. – 2012 Washington AHL Showcase tickets are now available for purchase at 202-397-SEAT, on WashingtonCaps.com and at all local Ticketmaster outlets, including Verizon Center box office, the Washington Capitals announced today. The AHL Showcase will feature the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Hershey Bears as they face-off versus the Norfolk Admirals in regular-season AHL action on Dec. 6, 2012, at 7 p.m. at Verizon Center.

The game marks the first Hershey Bears appearance in Washington since 1979. The Bears recently completed their seventh season as Washington’s AHL affiliate and will open their 75th season at Syracuse on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Hershey has qualified for the playoffs each of the last seven years and won the Calder Cup in back-to-back seasons as the champions of the AHL in 2009 and 2010 as well as in 2006. Hershey has reached the Calder Cup final in four of seven seasons it has been affiliated with Washington.

For more information on 2012 AHL Showcase contact 202-266-CAPS or visit WashingtonCaps.com.

About Cheryl Nichols

Cheryl Nichols is a Columnist and Photographer for District Sports Page. She is credentialed to cover the Washington Capitals and has reported on the community service and fan events since 2006. Cheryl has been published in The Washington Post and many other local media. She was a credentialed photographer for the 2010 season covering the Washington Nationals. You can follow her on Twitter @cnichols14.

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