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Topic - Giant Center
Traffic snaked into the Giant Center here, an arena usually accustomed to hosting Hershey Bears hockey games, on the last Friday evening in May, with lines of vehicles packed tighter than the Beltway at rush hour.
Braden Holtby's mask wasn't supposed to be a metaphor.
At the NHL level, the Washington Capitals are seeking their first Stanley Cup. But their top minor league affiliate, the Hershey Bears, are used to the sweet taste of victory: They've won 11 Calder Cup championships in the American Hockey League, including three in the past six seasons.
With an eye to the future and Capitals general manager George McPhee in attendance, three of the Washington's top prospects helped the Hershey Bears win their American Hockey League-record 11th Calder Cup title, closing out the series with a 4-0 win over the Texas Stars Monday night at Giant Center.