Charlotte, North Carolina Sports News

GAME RECAP: Checkers Suffer Shutout in Springfield

CHARLOTTE, NC - The Checkers' high-powered offense was unable to break through in Springfield as the team suffered its third straight loss on Friday. Thunderbirds rookie goaltender Samuel Montembeault made 32 saves for his first professional shutout in the 4-0 victory that extended the Checkers' longest and only losing streak of the season. It marked the second shutout of the season for Charlotte (10-6-0), which entered the game ranked second in the league with an average of 3.93 goals per ga...

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