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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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Canes Agree to Terms with Matt Tennyson

July 3, 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 defenseman Matt Tennyson on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Tennyson $675,000 on the NHL level or $275,000 in the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2016-17. "Matt gives us added depth on the blueline, as a right-shot defenseman who has proven he can play at the NHL level," said Francis. Tennyson, 26, appeared in a career-high 29... Full Story

Canes Announce AHL Coaching Staff Additions

July 1, 2016 - RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced additions to the coaching staff for the team's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. Peter Andersson will serve as assistant coach to Ulf Samuelsson, who was named as Charlotte's head coach on May 31. Additionally, Myles Fee will serve as Charlotte's video coach and Bryn-Marc Conaway will be the team's strength and conditioning coach. Andersson, 54, served a... Full Story

Checkers Agree to Terms with Kyle Hagel

June 30, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Checkers today announced that they have agreed to terms with forward Kyle Hagel on a one-year AHL contract. Hagel, 31, recently completed his second consecutive season with the Checkers while tying his career high with five goals and posting 10 points, the latter of which marked his highest total since the 2010-11 campaign. The 6 foot, 205-pound native of Hamilton, Ontario, also posted 164 penalty minutes to lead the Checkers for the second consecutive season. In both of his seasons as a C... Full Story


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Home: Charlotte, North Carolina
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