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Hershey Bears honor retiring President

DERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – There Hershey Bears paid special tribute to their President and General Manager Saturday night. Doug Yingst will be retiring will be...

DERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. - There Hershey Bears paid special tribute to their President and General Manager Saturday night. Doug Yingst will be retiring will be retiring at the end of the hockey season, and the Bears held a special ceremony during their game at the Giant Center in honor of Yingst's decades of service to the team.

"I think everybody at the Hershey Bears and the Hershey Entertainment Resorts is greatly going to miss him as well as the American Hockey League," Hershey Communications Specialist Kaylee Dugan said. "He's given so much through his 34 years, he's very passionate and dedicated as anybody would say about Doug. I think he's just going to be missed greatly, but I'm sure we'll see him back at future Bears games."

The first 5,000 fans at Saturday's game received special Doug Yingst bobble heads.