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San Antonio Sends Checkers' Skid to Seven

February 10, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - In a rematch of Monday's contest, the Checkers came up just short against San Antonio, falling 3-2 and extending their winless streak to seven games. Things started off well for the goal-starved Checkers as Sergey Tolchinsky tapped in a Brody Sutter feed less than five minutes in, giving the home team their first lead in four games. It didn't last long, however, as the red-hot rookie Mikko Rantanen evened things up minutes later, but Brock McGinn quickly responded to that wi... Full Story

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Hall-Of-Famer Rollie Fingers to Meet Fans at BB&T Ballpark on May 18

February 10, 2016 - (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) - National Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers, who saved 341 games over a distinguished 17-year major league career, will meet fans and sign free autographs at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday, May 18. A seven-time Major League Baseball All-Star, Fingers finished his remarkable career with an impressive 2.90 ERA. Gates will open at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18 and fans will have a chance to meet the legendary reliever before the team's 7:05 p.m. game against the ... Full Story

Rampage Power Past Checkers 5-2

February 8, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The reeling Charlotte Checkers were dealt another blow Monday night, falling to the San Antonio Rampage by a score of 5-2 to run their winless streak to six games. The Checkers started off on the wrong foot, surrendering a power-play goal five minutes in thanks to a Dennis Everberg deflection. But the home team was able to quickly square things up, with Brock McGinn potting a power-play strike of his own less than 90 seconds later, sending the game into the first intermission ... Full Story

Checkers Sign Sean Escobedo to PTO

February 8, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Checkers today announced that they have signed defenseman Sean Escobedo of the ECHL's Greenville Swamp Rabbits to a professional tryout contract. He is expected to be available for tonight's 7 p.m. game against San Antonio. Escobedo, 25, ranks third among Greenville defensemen with 16 points (1g, 15a) in 45 games. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound native of Bayside, NY, has also played in the AHL this season, going scoreless in a pair of games with the Hartford Wolf Pack i... Full Story

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February 12 AHL San Diego at Charlotte 7:00 p.m.
February 10 AHL San Antonio 3 at Charlotte 2 Final
February 8 AHL San Antonio 5 at Charlotte 2 Final
February 6 AHL Lake Erie 4 at Charlotte 1 Final
February 5 AHL Lake Erie 1 at Charlotte 0 Final
January 30 AHL Charlotte 1 at Iowa 5 Final
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