Hornets finally get the man they wanted in Malik Monk

Gerry Rafferty once said “If you get it wrong, you’ll get it right next time”. That is exactly what the Charlotte Hornets had in mind entering last night’s NBA Draft.  Their recent draft history had a little bit of ups and downs during Rich Cho’s tenure as Hornets general manager, but last night, Cho knew…

Carolina Hurricanes set schedule for 2017-18 season

The National Hockey League released its schedule for all 31 of their member clubs, and the Carolina Hurricanes will begin its 20th season of NHL hockey in North Carolina on Saturday, October 7th at PNC Arena in Raleigh as they take on the Minnesota Wild.  It will be the first time in three years that…

Hurricanes acquire defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from Vegas

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that they have acquired defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk, along with a seventh-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, from the expansion Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for Pittsburgh’s second round selection(62nd overall) in the 2017 NHL…

Knights to move two game times later in the season

The Charlotte Knights today announced that they have shifted two home game times in the later portions of the 2017 season to avoid congestion in Uptown Charlotte due to two football games taking place at Bank of America Stadium. For the game on Thursday, August 31st, when the Charlotte Knights take on the Durham Bulls,…

Hurricanes to face Minnesota on October 7th

The National Hockey League’s schedule for the 2017-18 season will be released tomorrow, but we do know the date for when the Carolina Hurricanes will have their 20th home opener in their franchise’s history, and it will come on Saturday, October 7th, when they will face off against the Minnesota Wild at PNC Arena in…

Panthers set Training Camp schedule

Yesterday afternoon, the Carolina Panthers officially revealed its schedule for the team’s Training Camp, which will run from July 26th through August 13th, and for the 23rd consecutive season, training camp will be held on the campus of Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina(directions and full Training Camp schedule can be found at the bottom…

Vellucci named Checkers head coach

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, the parent club of the American Hockey League’s Charlotte Checkers, announced today that Mike Vellucci has been named the new head coach of the Checkers.  Currently in his fourth season as the Assistant General Manager of the Hurricanes,…

Knights to host “Women in Baseball Night” on Tuesday

The Charlotte Knights will pay tribute to the women who helped shaped the game of baseball with “Women in Baseball Night” tomorrow night at 7:05, when the Knights take on the Triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, the Louisville Bats at BB&T Ballpark.  Among the guests who will be in attendance will be Jean Faut,…