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Checkers sign Bowman to Professional Tryout Contract

The Charlotte Checkers announced today that they have signed forward Drayson Bowman to a professional tryout contract. From 2010-13, Bowman, 26, appeared in 130 games with Charlotte, where he scored 39 goals and earning 39 assists(78 points), to go along with 119 penalty minutes.  Selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the third round, 72nd overall,…

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What did we learn from this Hornets preseason?

Last night, the Charlotte Hornets wrapped up their preseason schedule with an 98-86 loss at the hands of the Indiana Pacers in Fort Wayne, ending the hopes of a first undefeated preseason in the 26-year history of Charlotte NBA basketball, but don’t let their final mark of 7-1 fool you, as Charlotte hopes to build…

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Hurricanes to recall Rasmus Rissanen from Charlotte

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, today announced that the team has recalled defenseman Rasmus Rissanen from Charlotte. He has already joined the team in Denver in advance of tomorrow night’s game against…

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Damien Wilkins signs with Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets announced today that they have signed free agent guard/forward Damien Wilkins to a deal.  Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. In his 9th year in the NBA, Wilkins has played in 563 career games(149 starts) with the Seattle SuperSonics/Oklahoma City Thunder, Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, and…

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Early start by Predators dooms Hurricanes in season opener

The Carolina Hurricanes wanted to get their season off to a good start, but the Nashville Predators had some other plans, as their early start in the first period would be the difference maker, as the Predators would defeat the Hurricanes 2-1 last night in the season opener for both teams at Bridgestone Arena in…

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Carolina Hurricanes Gameday: Canes at Predators

The Carolina Hurricanes will begin their 2015-16 campaign, their 37th as a member of the National Hockey League since 1979, and the franchise’s 17th season in North Carolina since 1997, tonight on the road in Nashville against the Predators at Bridgestone Arena(8:00 p.m, FOX Sports Carolinas, Hurricanes Radio Network).  Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters addressed…

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Justin Faulk named alternate captain for Hurricanes

RALEIGH, NC – Bill Peters, head coach of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has named defenseman Justin Faulk as one of the team’s alternate captains for the 2015-16 season, joining Hurricanes captain Eric Staal and alternate captain Jordan Staal as the team’s players with letters on their jerseys designating…