Tag Archives: Charlotte Checkers

CHECKERS BRING KNIFE TO GUN FIGHT LOSE GAME ONE 7-4

Charlotte Checkers  VERSUS   Binghampton

SENATORS ERUPT FOR 7, DOWN CHECKERS IN GAME 1
Game 2 tomorrow in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Paced by seven different goal scorers, the Binghamton Senators beat the Charlotte Checkers, 7-4, in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

With the win, Binghamton takes a 1-0 lead in a best-of-seven series which will continue with Game 2 in Charlotte tomorrow night.

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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

CHECKERS TO BE SHOWCASED ON ESPN

Charlotte CheckersCHECKERS, BENNETT FAMILY TO BE FEATURED ON ESPN E:60
Watch party/Fan Fest scheduled for Tuesday at Pavilion at EpiCentre

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Charlotte Checkers announced today that the organization, several of its players and new Charlotte residents Zach, Jenna, Randy and Danielle Bennett will be featured on ESPN’s weekly investigative newsmagazine show E:60. The piece will air during Tuesday’s season finale at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

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GAME 5 TO BE TELEVISED IN CHARLOTTE

Charlotte Checkers

GAME 5 TO BE TELEVISED LIVE ON TIME WARNER CABLE
Available on TWC digital channel 520 in Charlotte, 519 in Raleigh

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Charlotte Checkers announced today that Game 5 of the East Division Final between the Charlotte Checkers and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will be televised live on Time Warner Digital Cable channel 520 in Charlotte and 519 in Raleigh.

The telecast will begin at 7 p.m. with Checkers broadcaster Jason Shaya.

Channels 519 and 520 are available with any digital cable package from Time Warner Cable.

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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CHECKERS WIN – TO FACE PENGUINS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Hershey

OVERTIME GOAL BY BLANCHARD WINS GAME, SERIES FOR CHECKERS
Charlotte to face Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in East Division Finals

HERSHEY, PA.Nicolas Blanchard scored 1:30 into overtime as the Charlotte Checkers defeated the two-time defending champion Hershey Bears, 2-1, and clinched the East Division Semifinal series, 4-2.

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