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Checkers Come Back, Defeat Penguins in Overtime

November 17, 2018 - Aleksi Saarela's second goal of the game was the overtime winner as the Checkers erased a 4-1 deficit to top the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins by a 6-5 score on Saturday. With the win, the Checkers finished their six-game road trip with a 3-2-1 record that included back-to-back wins over the Penguins this weekend. Defenseman Dan Renouf was a major contributor to this victory with a Gordie Howe Hat Trick by way of his fighting major in the opening minute, his assist on Martin Necas' goal in the second period and his ga... Full Story

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Poturalski's Late Winner Lifts Checkers over Pens

November 16, 2018 - WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA - After a rough stretch on the road the Checkers righted the ship in their first visit to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton with a narrow 2-1 win. The Pens broke through after a scoreless first to open the scoring early on in the second, but Janne Kuokkanen evened things up with a one-time blast on a two-man advantage for Charlotte. Neither team could break that tie until the final five minutes of regulation when the Checkers' power play struck again, this time with Andrew Poturalski roofing a wrister past ... Full Story

Checkers Rally Late But Drop OT Decision to Phantoms

November 14, 2018 - LEHIGH VALLEY, PA- Some late heroics and more than a few amazing saves from goalie Alex Nedeljkovic helped the Checkers pick up a point in the standings but couldn't keep them from falling to Lehigh Valley in overtime, 3-2. Andrew Poturalski helped the Checkers notch their first tally during the first frame, extending his point streak to five games in a row. However, the Phantoms launched their momentum during the second as they took the lead with a pair of power-play goals. Julien Gauthier came through with a clutch ... Full Story

Zykov Assigned to Charlotte for Conditioning

November 13, 2018 - RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has assigned forward Valentin Zykov to the American Hockey League's Charlotte Checkers for a conditioning stint. Zykov, 23, has skated in 13 games with Carolina this season, registering three assists. The 6'3", 207-pound forward has posted 11 points (4g, 7a) in 25 career NHL games and 102 points (56g, 46a) in 174 career AHL games with Charlotte and Ontario. Zykov led the AHL in goa... Full Story

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Home: Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte 6 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 5 Final (OT)
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Charlotte 2 at Lehigh Valley 3 Final (OT)
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