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Hurricanes Recall Zykov from Charlotte

March 19, 2018 - RALEIGH, NC - The Carolina Hurricanes have recalled forward Valentin Zykov from the American Hockey League's (AHL) Charlotte Checkers, the team announced today. Zykov, 22, currently leads the AHL in goals (32) and power-play goals (16) and ranks tied for ninth in the league in points (52) in 61 games for the Checkers. The St. Petersburg, Russia, native has yet to appear in an NHL game this season, and has scored one goal in two career NHL contests with the Hurricanes. Zykov (6'1", 224 lbs.) has totaled 100 points (55g, ... Full Story

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Checkers Fall to Devils 4-1

March 18, 2018 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The Checkers couldn't replicate their success in Sunday's rematch with the Binghamton Devils, closing out their home stand with a 4-1 loss. The contest was filled with penalties, starting right off the opening whistle. Josiah Didier laid a hit on John Quenneville 10 seconds in that earned the Checkers' blue liner a game misconduct as well as a major penalty. The Devils converted once on their five-minute man advantage, the notched another tally minutes later on a separate power play. The Checkers joi... Full Story

Checkers Triumph over Devils in 4-2 Win

March 17, 2018 - CHARLOTTE, NC - In front of a packed St. Patrick's Day crowd the Checkers kept their winning ways going with a 4-2 victory over the visiting Binghamton Devils. The Devils would take advantage of an early power play to break the ice 80 seconds in, but the Checkers would take over from there. Roland McKeown evened things up shortly after, pinching in to finish off a feed from the red-hot Greg McKegg, then the AHL's leading goal scorer pushed the Checkers ahead with rifle from the slot to give Charlotte a 2-1 lead through ... Full Story

McKegg Stands Tall in 3-1 Victory over Penguins

March 14, 2018 - CHARLOTTE, NC - In Wednesday night's rematch, Greg McKegg was able to get revenge on his former team, scoring twice to lead the Checkers over the Penguins 3-1. After a back-and-forth first that saw very few whistles and no goals, Julien Gauthier opened the scoring by powering through several Penguins' defenders and firing a deceptive shot past netminder Anthony Peters. The Checkers, who held the visitors to just three shots in the middle frame, doubled that lead shortly after when McKegg finished off a slick passing pla... Full Story

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