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Rampage Power Past Checkers 5-2

February 8, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The reeling Charlotte Checkers were dealt another blow Monday night, falling to the San Antonio Rampage by a score of 5-2 to run their winless streak to six games. The Checkers started off on the wrong foot, surrendering a power-play goal five minutes in thanks to a Dennis Everberg deflection. But the home team was able to quickly square things up, with Brock McGinn potting a power-play strike of his own less than 90 seconds later, sending the game into the first intermission tied at one. Things fell ap... Full Story

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Checkers Sign Sean Escobedo to PTO

February 8, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Checkers today announced that they have signed defenseman Sean Escobedo of the ECHL's Greenville Swamp Rabbits to a professional tryout contract. He is expected to be available for tonight's 7 p.m. game against San Antonio. Escobedo, 25, ranks third among Greenville defensemen with 16 points (1g, 15a) in 45 games. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound native of Bayside, NY, has also played in the AHL this season, going scoreless in a pair of games with the Hartford Wolf Pack in December. Since beginning... Full Story

Canes Reassign Ryan Murphy to Charlotte

February 8, 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 reassigned defenseman Ryan Murphy to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Murphy, 22, was recalled to Carolina on Jan. 31, and played in Carolina's game at Calgary on Feb. 3 during the recall. The Aurora, Ont., native has earned four assists in 19 NHL games this season, to go along with five goals and 11 assists (16 points) in 22 Checkers game... Full Story

Checkers' Offense Falters in 4-1 Loss to Monsters

February 6, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The Checkers' slide continued Saturday night with a 4-1 drubbing at the hands of the Lake Erie Monsters, running their winless streak to a season-worst five games. Picking up their struggles from the night before, the Checkers came out of the gate with just four shots on goal in the first period. The Monsters were able to take advantage and give themselves a lead by finishing off a slick 3-on-1 to head into the first up 1-0. The Monsters were able to tack on two more to build a three-goal lead early in ... Full Story

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Home: Charlotte, North Carolina
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