Charlotte Knights to become Charlotte “Pitmasters” for July 15th game

At the team’s season-ticket pick up party held today at BB&T Ballpark in uptown Charlotte, Charlotte Knights general manager Rob Egan announced that for one night only on July 15th, during the team’s “Carolina BBQ Battle Royale” night, the Knights will evolve into the Charlotte “Pitmasters” for that night’s game against the Gwinnett Braves, the triple-A…

Hurricanes trade defenseman Hainsey to Pittsburgh for draft pick and Kristo

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the team has traded defenseman Ron Hainsey to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a second-round selection in the 2017 NHL Draft and forward Danny Kristo. In 40 American Hockey League(AHL) games this season with…

Knights unveil promotions schedule for 2017 season

The Charlotte Knights today announced it’s promotional schedule for the team’s 30th anniversary season this year, and it will all begin with Opening Knight on April 6th at BB&T Ballpark, when the Knights will take on the Norfolk Tides.  Beginning with the home opener, the team’s wildly-popular Thirsty Thursdays will return, featuring $3 domestic drafts…

Hurricanes acquire Philip Samuelsson from Montreal in exchange for Keegan Lowe

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired defenseman Philip Samuelsson from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for defenseman Keegan Lowe. In 40 games this season with Montreal’s AHL affiliate, the St. John’s IceCaps, the 25-year-old Samuelsson has scored…

Hurricanes rookie Aho named NHL’s 1st Star of the Week

RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League announced today that Carolina Hurricanes rookie Sebastian Aho has been named one of the NHL’s Three Stars of the Week for the week ending February 5th.  Aho was named the league’s number one Star of the Week, while Mikael Granlund of the Minnesota Wild was the Second Star of the…

Charlotte Independence to play in Matthews this season

The Charlotte Independence announced today that the team will play its 12 remaining home games at the Mecklenburg County Sportsplex in Matthews starting on June 17th, when the Independence will take on the Harrisburg City Islanders, as part of the team’s plan of moving towards Division II compliance in cooperation with the United Soccer League,…

Aho’s hat trick lifts Hurricanes over Flyers

RALEIGH, NC – After a tough loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Kings last Thursday night in Raleigh, the Carolina Hurricanes had the All-Star Break to figure out how will they come out firing in the second half of the 2016-17 NHL season, and in tonight’s match-up at PNC Arena against the Philadelphia Flyers,…

Charlotte Independence releases its 2017 season schedule

With the talk about the possibility of Charlotte pursuing a Major League Soccer franchise, the city’s USL team, the Charlotte Independence unfurled its 2017 season schedule, with the Independence opening up the 2017 season at Ramblewood on April 1st as they welcome in the Charleston Battery.  Charlotte will travel to Orlando to face Orlando City…

Knights to have “All-American Mondays” this season

CHARLOTTE, NC – As part of the 30th anniversary season of Charlotte Knights baseball this season, the team announced today it’s first of many promotions during the 2017 season, and one of those promotions will be “All-American Mondays” for the Knights home games that fall on a Monday this season at BB&T Ballpark. Every Monday night…