Knights prevail in 12-inning extra inning affair

Today wasn’t a typical walk in the park for the Charlotte Knights after last night’s loss at the hands of the Durham Bulls in front of a season-high crowd of 10,585 for the annual “Pink Knights” game, but today was one of the longest games that the Knights have played in the short history of…

Chelios agrees to terms with Hurricanes for 2016-17 campaign

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 they have come to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with defenseman Jake Chelios. The deal will pay him $575,000 on the NHL level,…

Nordstrom agrees to two-year extension with Hurricanes

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that they have agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with forward Joakim Nordstrom.  Under the new deal, Nordstrom will be paid $1.25 million during the 2016-17 season, and $1.3 million in the 2017-18…

Tides take advantage of late Knights error in win

Coming off a four-game split against the Durham Bulls, the Charlotte Knights welcomed in the Norfolk Tides to BB&T Ballpark for the first game of a three-game series, as they were looking for their third win in a row, but it wasn’t the way it would go planned, as a late error in the top…

Hornets to square off against Heat in first round

We now know who will face the Charlotte Hornets in the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs, and that opponent will be the Miami Heat.  The series will begin on Sunday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. in Miami, where Games 1 and 2 will take place.  Games 3 and 4 will take place at Time…

Knights notch its first win of season over Bulls

After dropping a 7-3 decision on Opening Day back on Thursday night, the Charlotte Knights were back at it again tonight in Durham as they took on the Durham Bulls in game 2 of their 4-game series to begin the season, and behind the strong outing from starter Erik Johnson, the Knights were able to…

Hornets officially punch their ticket to the playoffs

It’s official, playoff basketball is coming back to Charlotte.  The Charlotte Hornets officially punched its ticket to the 2016 NBA Playoffs tonight thanks to the Detroit Pistons win over the Bulls in Chicago.  Charlotte will make just it’s third playoff appearance in the modern era of Charlotte NBA basketball(2004-present), and it marks their second playoff…

Hornets Daily Playoff Primer

From now until the start of the playoffs, we will continue to provide daily updates on where the Charlotte Hornets are currently stand in their road to the NBA Playoffs, and looking at what their magic number is to clinch, as well as looking ahead to the key games left on the schedule and providing…