Hurricanes training camp roster trimmed by 5, 4 to join Checkers

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 trimmed its training camp roster by 5 players.  Carolina now has 22 players in training camp, with season opening rosters of…

Hornets to televise 81 regular season games on FOX Sports Southeast

The Charlotte Hornets and it’s television partner, FOX Sports Southeast(formerly SportSouth) announced today that the network will televise 81 regular season Hornets telecasts throughout North and South Carolina during the 2015-16 season, reaching 3.5 million households in the two states. Hornets coverage on FOX Sports Southeast will begin on Wednesday, October 28th as the Hornets…

Gettleman goes to Jared

After three weeks of not getting pressure on the quarterback, Carolina Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman traded a future 6th-round pick to the Chicago Bears for defensive end Jared Allen. .@Panthers acquire Jared Allen in trade with the @ChicagoBears – http://t.co/XngGxGvtdX pic.twitter.com/ZEVczdfvnd — FOX Sports: NFL (@NFLonFOX) September 28, 2015 Allen, who the Bears had…

Checkers add 7 to training camp roster

The Charlotte Checkers announced today that they have added seven more players to it’s roster for training camp, which begins tomorrow morning at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail. Six players joined the Checkers from its NHL parent club, the Carolina Hurricanes, which includes: FORWARDS Phil Di Giuseppe Brody Sutter Sergey Tolchinsky Brendan Woods…

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Panthers elevate Bersin, waive Brandon Williams

Earlier in the week I wrote on Twitter that I thought WR Brenton Bersin would be elevated from the Practice Squad to the 53-man roster due to Jericho Cotchery’s high ankle sprain, but I wasn’t sure who would get the axe. Well, wonder no more: The #Panthers have signed WR @bbersin10 to the active roster…

Checkers set roster for Training Camp

The Charlotte Checkers announced today it’s initial roster for the team’s training camp, which will begin this upcoming Tuesday at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail. The group will include the first 14 players assigned from the Carolina Hurricanes, the Checkers NHL parent club, earlier today.  The players that were assigned to Charlotte were…

Keep your eye on Fatman Bogues

It’s a little early, but the class of 2023 is already being scouted and promoted. Seriously. Muggsy’s Grandson, Samartine, otherwise known as “Fatman”, is already a dribbling phenom. He’s virtually unstoppable on the court now, and while we won’t know how “Fatman” will grow as a player, it’s at least a little fun to see…

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Get Independence gear 50% off

Per their facebook Page, the Charlotte Independence are planning on selling merchandise for 50% off October 1-2. Get Charlotte Independence gear at up to 50% off original prices during our inaugural merchandise blowout! Stop by our offices on the EpiCentre fourth floor (210 E. Trade St.) between 12:00-7:00pm on Thursday, Oct. 1 or 12:00-6:00pm on…