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Individual Tickets for Charlotte Checkers Games On Sale

September 19, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Checkers today announced that individual tickets for most home games will go on sale tomorrow (Tuesday, Sept. 20) at 10 a.m. Tickets start at just $12 and will be available online via Ticketmaster and at the Bojangles' Coliseum box office. Season tickets, mini plans and group outings are on sale now and can be purchased by calling (704) 342-4423. The Checkers' home schedule begins with back-to-back games against the Grand Rapids Griffins on Friday, Oct. 28 (7:15 p.m.) and Saturday, Oct. 29... Full Story

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Hurricanes, Leighton Agree to One-Year Contract

September 7, 2016 - RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with goaltender Michael Leighton on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Leighton $700,000 on the NHL level, or $250,000 on the American Hockey League (AHL) level for the 2016-17 season. "Michael is a veteran player who gives our organization reliable depth in goal," said Francis. "He is a true professional who also will serve as a valuabl... Full Story

Checkers Sign Four to AHL Contracts

September 7, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Checkers today announced that they have signed goaltender Anthony Peters, defenseman Kevin Raine and forwards Mike Ferrantino and Levko Koper to two-way AHL contracts. Peters, 25, enters his second season with the Checkers organization. In 2015-16, the 6-foot-1, 210-pound native of Blyth, Ontario, suited up for one game with Charlotte, with his 44 saves against Grand Rapids on Feb. 20 holding up as the most by a Checkers goalie all season. A second-year pro and product of the Ontario Hockey L... Full Story

Tera Black Named AHL's Outstanding Executive For 2015-2016

July 6, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The American Hockey League today announced that Charlotte Checkers Chief Operating Officer Tera Black has won the James C. Hendy Memorial Award as the league's outstanding executive for the 2015-16 season. Currently the league's only female COO, Black is the first woman to earn the honor since it was first awarded following the 1961-62 season. Overseeing all of the day-to-day business of the Checkers organization, Black led the initiative that saw the team move to Bojangles' Coliseum in 2015-16, a massi... Full Story

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Home: Charlotte, North Carolina
Affiliation: Carolina Hurricanes
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