Caps' top affiliate claims AHL title

Updated: June 13, 2009, 12:47 AM ET
Associated Press

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Andrew Gordon, Chris Bourque and Alexendre Giroux scored first-period goals and the Hershey Bears won their 10th American Hockey League title with a 4-1 victory over the Manitoba Moose on Friday night.

The Bears, the Washington Capitals' top affiliate, won the Calder Cup finals 4-2.

"I don't think anybody could ask for more than what they got to witness here," Hershey coach Bob Woods said. "We're just happy we're the last one standing."

Rookie goalie Michal ...

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