With time running short in November, the Hershey Bears scrapped for a win Sunday night against the defending Western Conference Champions, Toronto Marlies. Four goals were scored in the first 40 minutes, leading to a much needed 4-2 win.
As fan have been begging for in previous days, Patrick McNeill was finally bumped from the healthy scratch list and played against the Marlies. The move was due to a Garrett Stafford injury the night before, in Adirondack. Right out of the starting gate, 10:38 into the match up, McNeill made a positive difference for Hershey.
McNeill sent a nice breakout pass to Zach Hamill, who “threaded the needle” across the ice to Alex Berry. Berry launched a high wrist shot into the net for his first goal as a Hershey Bear