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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 second from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Those ... Full Story

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GAME RECAP: Checkers Suffer Second Loss in Texas

October 15, 2016 - Team falls 4-2 to remain winless on season CHARLOTTE, NC - The Checkers made more of a game of it this time, but the result was the same as they suffered another loss in Texas, this time by a 4-2 score, to fall to 0-2-0 on the young season. Andrew Poturalski and Patrick Brown scored for the visitors, who out-shot Texas by a 45-20 margin but couldn't get the goal they needed to tie the game after falling behind for good midway through the second period. Rookie goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic started for the second time in a... Full Story

GAME RECAP: Checkers Fall Flat in Season Opener

October 14, 2016 - CEDAR PARK, TX - It wasn't the start that the Checkers were hoping for, as they fell 6-1 to the Texas Stars in their season opener. Both teams came out flying in the first period, combining to fire 38 shots on goal. The Stars got on the board first, with Justin Dowling finishing a two-on-one rush seven minutes in. The rest of the period would stand as a stalemate until Nick Ebert added another one for the home team with just a shade over one minute to go in the frame. The Stars kept pushing down the stretch and the puc... Full Story

NEWS Checkers Sign Patrick Dwyer

October 11, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Checkers today announced that they have signed forward Patrick Dwyer to an American Hockey League contract. Dwyer, a 33-year-old veteran of 416 NHL games with the Carolina Hurricanes from 2008-15, spent last season with MODO of the Swedish Elite League, where he scored seven points, all assists, in 33 games. During his previous nine-year stint with the Hurricanes' organization, the 5-foot-11, 175-pound native of Spokane, WA, recorded 93 points (42g, 51a) and 77 penalty minutes. Dwyer recently... Full Story

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