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GAME RECAP: Checkers Fall 2-1 in Iowa

October 22, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The Checkers weren't able to recreate the offensive fireworks of one night prior as they concluded a back-to-back set in Iowa with a 2-1 loss on Saturday. Team captain Derek Ryan scored on a shorthanded breakaway in the first period to net the Checkers' only goal. The result dropped the team to 1-3-0 on the season heading into its home-opening series against the Grand Rapids Griffins at Bojangles' Coliseum on Friday and Saturday. Charlotte has now scored a total of five goa... Full Story

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GAME RECAP: Checkers Torch Wild 8-3 for First Win

October 21, 2016 - DES MOINES, IA - Searching for their first win of the season, the Checkers rolled over the Iowa Wild Friday night, using a big first period to propel themselves to an 8-3 victory. Charlotte's hottest scorer heading into the game, rookie Andrew Poturalski, opened up the scoring less than six minutes in by pouncing on a rebound in front to put his team on top. Veteran newcomer Patrick Dwyer quickly followed suit, carrying the puck from the corner with an impressive individual effort and sliding... Full Story

Tip-A-Checker Charity Event Set for October 24

October 18, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Checkers today announced that a group of their players will wait tables and serve as bartenders for fans at the Pizza Peel's Plaza Midwood location at 1600 Central Ave. on Monday, Oct. 24, from 6-9 p.m. All tips earned by players will benefit the Checkers Charitable Foundation. Reservations are strongly encouraged and are available on a first-come, first-served basis in two seating blocks: one from 6-7 p.m., with seating beginning as early as 5:30 p.m., and a sec... Full Story

Hurricane Matthew Collection Drive Set for October 20th at BB&T

October 17, 2016 - UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC -- On Thursday, October 20th from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Charlotte Knights, News Talk 1110 WBT and 107.9 The Link will collect individually-wrapped snacks and cases of bottled water for those displaced from their homes in Eastern North Carolina by Hurricane Matthew. All items collected during Thursday's collection drive will go directly to the American Red Cross. Thursday's collection drive will take place at the main gates of BB&T Ballpark. Fans can use MLK Jr. Blvd... Full Story

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October 22 AHL Charlotte 1 at Iowa 2 Final
October 21 AHL Charlotte 8 at Iowa 3 Final
October 15 AHL Charlotte 2 at Texas 4 Final
October 14 AHL Charlotte 2 at Texas 6 Final
September 24 USL Charlotte 1 at Louisville 1 Final
September 17 USL Rochester 1 at Charlotte 0 Final
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