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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…