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Checkers announce 2016-17 schedule

The American Hockey League released its schedule for all 30 of its member clubs, and the Charlotte Checkers will begin its 7th AHL season with a four-game road trip starting in Cedar Park, Texas on October 14th against the Texas Stars in the first of a back-to-back set.  After a back-to-back set against the Iowa…

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Hornets home court renamed Spectrum Center

Starting next season, fans attending Charlotte Hornets home games at “The Hive” in uptown Charlotte will get used to a brand new name for the facility.  Earlier today, the Hornets announced that Time Warner Cable Arena will officially change its name to the Spectrum Center, after Charter Communications’ merger with Time Warner Cable was completed…

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Hornets reveal 2016 preseason schedule

The Charlotte Hornets announced its seven-game preseason schedule, which will be highlighted by a preseason home game in Greensboro, home to the Hornets new NBA D-League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm, on October 6th against the Boston Celtics at the Greensboro Coliseum.  Charlotte will host two preseason home games at the Spectrum Center as part of…

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Canes extend the contract of Peters through 2018-19 season

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the team has signed head coach Bill Peters to a contract extension that will keep him with the franchise through the 2018-19 season. Peters was named the 13th head coach in the franchise’s history,…

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Panthers Training Camp information and schedule

Next week, the Carolina Panthers will begin their preparations for the 2016 campaign at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, as the team’s training camp will get underway.  The festivities will get underway next Thursday at 4:00 p.m. with the Lowe’s Kickoff Party, with the first practice of Training Camp coming from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m….

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Canes reveal 2016-17 schedule

RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League released its 2016-17 schedule for all of its member clubs today, and the Carolina Hurricanes will begin its season on Thursday, October 13th in Winnipeg against the Jets to begin a six-game road trip until October 26th, which will fall during the North Carolina State Fair.  The Hurricanes…

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Ward, Hurricanes, agree to two-year extension

RALEIGH, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes wanted to make sure that one of their most important pieces of their franchise, Cam Ward, would not go nowhere, and the team and the goaltender reached an agreement yesterday on a two-year contract extension, keeping the 32-year old Ward in Carolina through the 2017-18 season.  Under the terms…