Long-time Hershey Bears Doug Yingst and Bryan Helmer will be inducted into the AHL Hall of Fame on January 30, 2017, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Yingst, during his 34-year career as an executive with the Hershey Bears, won four Calder Cup championships as the team’s general manager. Helmer, who played 12 games with the Washington Capitals, holds the AHL records for most games, assists, and points by a defenseman. Helmer was the captain of the Bears’ back-to-back championship teams in 2009 and 2010. He currently is the Bears’ new VP of hockey operations, replacing the retired Yingst.