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GAME RECAP: Former Checkers Haunt Team in Loss to Ontario

December 3, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - Former Checkers came back to haunt current Checkers as Charlotte's road winless streak hit seven games following a 3-2 loss in Ontario. T.J. Hensick opened the scoring and former captain Brett Sutter scored the winning goal with just 33 seconds left in regulation as Charlotte fell to 0-3-0 on the first half of its six-game journey through California. Kris Newbury and Levko Koper had scored their first goals as Checkers to erase a 2-0 deficit prior to Sutter's dagger. Charlo... Full Story

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Checkers Blanked in Bakersfield

December 3, 2016 - BAKERSFIELD, CA - The Checkers couldn't right their ship against Bakersfield, falling to the Condors 3-0. The first period was a largely even-matched affair, with both sides creating a handful of chances, but it was the Condors who broke the ice. Bakersfield captain Ryan Hamilton collected the puck in front and, with his back to the net, slid a backhander through the legs of Daniel Altshuller to put the home team in front in the final minute of the period. It didn't take as long for the secon... Full Story

GAME RECAP: Heat Burn Checkers for Fifth Straight Road Loss

December 1, 2016 - STOCKTON, CA - In the first of a long stretch of road games in California, the Checkers couldn't keep up with the Stockton Heat, falling 4-2. The Heat came out firing, doubling up the Checkers in shots in the first period and building a two-goal lead. The visitors pushed back in the middle frame but couldn't find any sustained pressure, and the Heat tacked on another to hold a substantial three-goal advantage after 40 minutes. The Checkers finally broke through on the scoreboard early on i... Full Story

NEWS Checkers Sign Kris Newbury to Professional Tryout

November 29, 2016 - The Charlotte Checkers today announced that they have signed forward Kris Newbury to a professional tryout contract. He will join the team as it begins a six-game road trip in Stockton on Wednesday. Newbury, 34, began his 14th professional season in the ECHL with the Reading Royals, scoring three points (1g, 2a) in one game, before joining the Bakersfield Condors on a professional tryout contract on Oct. 19. With the Condors, Newbury scored five points (3g, 2a) in 14 games before the team rel... Full Story

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December 3 AHL Charlotte at Ontario 6:00 pm PST
December 2 AHL Charlotte 0 at Bakersfield 3 Final
November 30 AHL Charlotte 2 at Stockton 4 Final
November 27 AHL Iowa 5 at Charlotte 1 Final
November 26 AHL Iowa 2 at Charlotte 3 Final (OT)
November 23 AHL Chicago 4 at Charlotte 2 Final
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