Canes assign McKeown to 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, announced today that the team has assigned defenseman Roland McKeown to Charlotte.  McKeown was a healthy extra in last night’s season-opening loss in Winnipeg and is expected to…

New-look Hurricanes ready to open season tonight in Winnipeg

After an off-season that saw a lot of changes, the Carolina Hurricanes are ready to drop the puck on it’s 19th season in North Carolina with a long road trip that begins tonight in Winnipeg, Manitoba against the Winnipeg Jets(8:00 P.M., FOX Sports Carolinas, Hurricanes Radio Network), and for the Hurricanes third-year coach, Bill Peters,…

Hornets continue preseason slate at home tonight against Minnesota

Minnesota Timberwolves(1-0 in preseason) vs. Charlotte Hornets(0-3 in preseason) Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC Game time: 7:00 p.m. Radio: WFNZ 610 AM/102.5 FM/Hornets Radio Network The Charlotte Hornets will take to the floor at Spectrum Center tonight as they welcome in the Minnesota Timberwolves in the fourth game of the preseason.  Charlotte is coming off a…

Hornets to hold “Meet the Team” event on Saturday

On Saturday, October 15th, the Charlotte Hornets will hold it’s “Meet the Team” event from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m at Spectrum Center, and fans can get a chance to meet and greet the entire Hornets team during this event. The Meet the Team event will feature a full introduction of the 2016-17 edition of…

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…

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 completed its merger with Time Warner Cable…

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…