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Justin Faulk named NHL’s Third Star of the Week

RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League announced today that Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk was named the Third Star of the Week for the week ending December 13th.  Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford, and Taylor Hall from the Edmonton Oilers were named the league’s first and second stars respectively. The 23-year old Faulk scored…

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Checkers McGinn receives AHL Player of the Week Honors

Coming off a 5 point performance in two of the Charlotte Checkers road victories last week, forward Brock McGinn was named the CCM/AHL Player of the Week as announced by the league earlier today. The honor is the first for McGinn, who has 12 points in 12 games this season with Charlotte.  He still ranks…

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Charlotte Hounds set schedule for 2016 campaign

Major League Lacrosse announced its regular season schedule for the 2016 season, and the Charlotte Hounds will open up its campaign on Saturday, April 23rd against the Boston Cannons at American Legion Memorial Stadium.  This will mark the fifth time in franchise history that the Hounds have opened up at home, even though they haven’t…

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Hornets set to honor Curry and Mourning this season

The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the team will pay tribute to two Hornets legends for their contributions to the franchise’s history in Charlotte this season, as Dell Curry and Alonzo Mourning will be honored in halftime ceremonies as part of the team’s “Buzz City” nights.  Curry will be honored at halftime of the December…

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Lake Erie gets best of Checkers in win

In Cleveland tonight, the Charlotte Checkers played the 9th of their season-opening 10-game road trip against one of the top defensive team in the American Hockey League, the Lake Erie Monsters, and the Monsters proved that they were too much for the Checkers as they would come away with a 3-2 win on their home…

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BB&T Ballpark to host UNC vs. USC baseball game on April 12th

The Charlotte Knights announced tonight that the University of North Carolina Tar Heels will square off against the University of South Carolina Gamecocks at BB&T Ballpark in uptown Charlotte on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 7:05 p.m. in a match-up of two of the elite college baseball programs in the country. Charlotte Knights Chief Operating…

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Hornets select Greensboro as home for new NBA D-League franchise

According to reports from Hornets beat writer Rick Bonnell from the Charlotte Observer, and reports from the Greensboro News & Record, the Charlotte Hornets have decided to choose Greensboro as the home of their new NBA Development League(D-League) franchise, which will begin play in the 2016-17 season. The team is expected to make a formal…