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Charlotte Checkers

Focusing on the Carolina Hurricanes' AHL affiliate in Charlotte, NC

Recap: Checkers’ season ends in 3-2 loss to Wolves

The Charlotte Checkers are headed home after dropping Game 5 3-2 to Chicago.

Checkers at Wolves: Game 5 Preview and Open Thread

It’s win or go home tonight in Chicago as the Checkers and Wolves play for the right to advance to the second round.

Recap: Checkers fall 5-1 in Game 4, head to decisive Game 5

The Checkers have been playing win-or-else hockey for two months. They now have one more in that category to play on Wednesday.

Checkers at Wolves: Game 4 Preview and Open Thread

The Checkers can move on to the second round with a win tonight against the Wolves in Chicago.

Recap: Brickley gives Checkers 4-3 win, 2-1 series lead

Connor Brickley’s overtime heroics give the Checkers control in the series.

Checkers vs. Wolves: Game 3 Preview and Open Game Thread

The Checkers face off in Chicago this afternoon looking to get back on top and put the Wolves on the brink of elimination.

Recap: Wolves outlast Checkers, win Game 2 3-2

Chicago ties the series in a chippy affair headed back to Allstate Arena.

Wolves’ AHL-style game overwhelms Checkers in Game 2

It looked and felt different than Game 1, and Charlotte was on the back foot from the drop of the puck.

Checkers vs. Wolves: Game 2 Preview and Open Game Thread

Here’s what to look for heading into tonight’s Game 2 with the Checkers trying to take a 2-0 series lead.

Checkers Roll Over Wolves 4-0—Game Analysis and Quotes

The Checkers could hardly have asked for a better start to the series as they upset top-seeded Chicago in game one.

Recap: Checkers take control with 4-0 shutout

The Checkers take the series lead in impressive form.

Checkers vs. Wolves: Game 1 Preview and Open Thread

Here’s how to follow the Checkers tonight as they start their first round series in the Queen City.

Checkers vs. Wolves: Series Analysis and Preview

The Checkers face a solid test in round one, but starting at home should help them get on the right foot.

Checkers Year in Review: A rough road to playoffs

The Checkers overcame a bad first half to propel themselves into the AHL playoffs.

Recap: Checkers Qualify for AHL Playoffs

Believe it: the Checkers are in.

Checkers Roundup: Win And You’re In

The Charlotte Checkers are on the brink of a playoff spot if they can hold on over the next three games.

Canes recall Tolchinsky, reassign Poturalski

A swap for the final two games of the season sees Tolchinsky make his first NHL appearance of the year.

Checkers Roundup: Can They Do It?

The Checkers continue to fight for their playoff lives as the schedule turns to April.

Bickell Set To Make NHL Return From MS Diagnosis

Bickell could make NHL return after receiving MS diagnosis; first NHL recall for Poturalski

Nestrasil: “I don't want to stay here”

The Czech forward gave a stinging interview to a newspaper in his home country and expressed his frustration at this season.

Checkers Roundup: The Goal is in Sight

The Checkers win seven straight games to force themselves into the playoff conversation.

Hurricanes recall Nedeljkovic from Everblades

It’s the second recall of the season for the rookie, necessitated by the injury to Eddie Lack last night.

Canes assign Zykov to Charlotte

The Canes are quickly getting back to full health.

Wallmark Assigned to Checkers

After a three-game stint, Wallmark is back with the Checkers for a home game against Ontario tonight.

Checkers Roundup: Charlotte stays afloat

The Checkers remain in the playoff conversation, but time is running short to make a final push.

Canes recall Wallmark from Checkers

The Checkers forward, the team’s leading scorer, earns his first NHL recall.

Canes recall Zykov; Checkers acquire goaltender

It’s Zykov’s first recall to the NHL, and the Checkers in a separate deal have picked up insurance to cover Michael Leighton’s injury.

Checkers Roundup: Don’t Look Now...

The Checkers remained afloat with a solid week to stay in playoff contention.

Canes/Sens roster moves: Lack to start, Bickell to Charlotte

A double-dip on your fantastic Friday: some player news and preview for tonight’s roster at PNC Arena.

Canes swap Lowe for Samuelsson

Two second-generation defensemen swap teams a week before the trade deadline.

Charlotte Checkers Weekly Update: Onward And Upward

The Checkers continue their strong start to 2017, slowly climbing the Central Division standings.

Lucas Wallmark named AHL Rookie of the Month

The Swedish forward has rocketed up to second in team scoring after a big January.