Tag Archives: Brad Thiessen

CHECKERS TO MEET BINGHAMTON

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Wilkes Barre

MIRACULOUS COMEBACK SENDS CHECKERS TO CONFERENCE FINALS
Charlotte scores four third-period goals in 9:18 to win game, series

WILKES-BARRE, PA—Trailing 3-0 in the third period, the Charlotte Checkers scored four goals in a span of 9:18 to defeat the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 4-3, and win the East Division Final series, 4-2.

JUST ONE OF THE NEXT TWO TO ADVANCE

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Wilkes Barre

PENGUINS BLANK CHECKERS, 1-0, IN MUST WIN
Charlotte leads best-of-7 series 3-2; Game 6 tomorrow in Wilkes-Barre

CHARLOTTE, NCBrad Thiessen stopped all 23 shots he faced as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins blanked the Charlotte Checkers, 1-0, in Game 5.

Despite the loss, the Checkers still hold a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series as the teams head back to Wilkes-Barre for Game 6. Continue reading

THE MIGHTY ARE FALLING – CHECKERS UP 3-1

Charlotte Checkers   VERSUS   Wilkes Barre

MURPHY’S SHUTOUT GUIDES CHECKERS TO GAME 4 VICTORY
Charlotte netminder makes 44 saves to take commanding 3-1 series lead

CHARLOTTE, N.C.Mike Murphy stopped all 44 shots he faced en route to his first career playoff shutout as the Charlotte Checkers blanked the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 1-0, on Wednesday evening.

With the victory, the Checkers now lead the best-of-seven series, 3-1, with an opportunity to clinch a berth in the Eastern Conference Finals at home on Friday.

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CHECKERS TAKE IT TO THE BEST AND COME OUT ON TOP IN OT

Charlotte Checkers  VERSUS  Wilkes Barre

OT GOAL BY SUTTER GIVES CHECKERS SERIES LEAD
Charlotte leads East Division Final 2-1; Game 4 is Wednesday

CHARLOTTE, N.C.Brett Sutter scored over the shoulder of Brad Thiessen at 5:40 of overtime as the Charlotte Checkers beat the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 2-1, in Game 3 of the East Division Finals.

With the win, Charlotte takes a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, with the next two games scheduled to be played at Time Warner Cable Arena on Wednesday and Friday.

Nick Dodge also scored his fourth of the postseason for the Checkers, while Mike Murphy improved to 5-2 by making 25 saves on 26 shots. Continue reading

ALL EVEN IN CONFERENCE SEMI-FINALS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Wilkes Barre

CHECKERS BLANKED, 3-0, BY PENGUINS IN GAME 2
Series tied 1-1; Game 3 is Monday in Charlotte

WILKES-BARRE, P.A.—Aided by 34-save shutout from Brad Thiessen, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins blanked the Charlotte Checkers, 3-0, in Game 2 of the East Division Finals.

It was the first time the Checkers were held to less than two goals in the playoffs.

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CHECKERS GET THE JUMP ON PENGUINS

Charlotte Checkers  VERSUS  Wilkes Barre

CHECKERS TAKE 1-0 SERIES LEAD OVER TOP-SEEDED PENGUINS
Jon Matsumoto scored a pair of goals as the Checkers take Game 1 win

WILKES-BARRE, P.A.—Jon Matsumoto scored two power-play goals as the Charlotte Checkers defeated the top-seeded Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2, on Thursday evening.

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BEST GOALTENDERS IN THE AHL

AHL LogoPENGUINS’ THIESSEN, CURRY WIN HARRY “HAP” HOLMES MEMORIAL AWARD

SPRINGFIELD, MA … The American Hockey League has announced that Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins goaltenders Brad Thiessen and John Curry have won the Harry “Hap” Holmes Memorial Award for the 2010-11 season. Since 1972, the award has been presented to the goaltenders on the team which allows the fewest goals in the regular season.

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GOALTENDING

AHL LogoWILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON’S BRAD THIESSEN NAMED
AHL’s OUTSTANDING GOALTENDER FOR 2010-2011

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Brad Thiessen of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins has been named the winner of the Aldege “Baz” Bastien Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding goaltender for the 2010-11 season, as voted by coaches, players and members of the media in each of the league’s 30 cities.

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PENS STICK IT TO CHECKERS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS   Wilkes Barre

4-GOAL 1ST PERIOD HELPS PENS DOUBLE UP CHECKERS
Boychuk adds three points to extend streak to five games

WILKES-BARRE, PA. – Behind a four-goal first period, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins defeated the Charlotte Checkers, 6-3, on Friday night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

For the first-place Penguins, their seventh win in the season series was their league-leading 54th win of the season and denied the Checkers (41-26-2-7) a chance to clinch a playoff berth.

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AHL 1ST AND 2ND TEAM ALL-STARS ANNOUNCED

AHL LogoSPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today the 2010-11 AHL First and Second All-Star Teams, as voted by AHL coaches, players and media in each of the league’s 30 member cities.

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