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MacIntyre Shines in Shootout Win over Iowa

November 29, 2015 - CHARLOTTE, NC - While it wasn't as exciting as the previous night's, the Checkers came away with their second consecutive win over Iowa Sunday, trumping the Wild 2-1 in a shootout. After a back-and-forth first period that left both teams scoreless, Ryan Murphy broke the ice with a power-play blast from the point in the second. The Checkers clung to that lead until early in the third, when Zack Mitchell converted a breakaway chance to even the score. The two clubs again engaged in a deadl... Full Story

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Checkers Shock Iowa with Wild Third Period Rally

November 28, 2015 - CHARLOTTE, NC - Despite heading into the final frame in a 4-1 hole, the Checkers erupted for six goals in the third period to erase the deficit and steamroll their way to a 7-4 victory over Iowa. The Wild, who entered the game on an 11-game winless streak, came out firing on the lethargic Checkers, racking up a 3-0 advantage after 20 minutes. Brock McGinn put the home team on the board in the second, but was cancelled out by a late power-play tally from former Checkers captain Brett Sutter, s... Full Story

Hurricanes Assign Ryan Murphy to Charlotte

November 26, 2015 - RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has assigned defenseman Ryan Murphy to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Murphy is expected to return to game action in Charlotte's game on Saturday against Iowa, his first game action since suffering a concussion in Carolina's game against Philadelphia on Nov. 14. Murphy, 22, has recorded four assists in 17 gam... Full Story

Checkers Flounder in Rematch with Barracuda

November 25, 2015 - One night after earning consecutive wins for the first time in nearly a month, the Checkers fell back into their old ways, falling to the San Jose Barracuda 3-1 to split the two-game series. Unlike last night, it was the Barracuda who came out swinging in the first period, opening the scoring just 48 seconds in and then doubling their lead with another strike later in the frame. The Checkers battled back in the second, with Patrick Brown intercepting an offensive-zone pass and sniping it o... Full Story

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November 29 AHL Iowa 1 at Charlotte 2 Final (SO)
November 28 AHL Iowa 4 at Charlotte 7 Final
November 25 AHL San Jose 3 at Charlotte 1 Final
November 24 AHL San Jose 1 at Charlotte 3 Final
November 22 AHL Charlotte 4 at San Antonio 3 Final
November 20 AHL Charlotte 2 at Texas 6 Final
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