Goaltender Mike Murphy stopped all 28 Connecticut Whale shots on goal and Matthew Pistilli scored the first goal of the game for the second consecutive game meting with the Checkers and that was enough to give Charlotte a 1-0 win at the Time Warner Cable Arena in front of a vocal 12,933 in attendance Saturday night. The win by the Checkers gave them a sweep of the two game series in Charlotte.
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Top to bottom the Whale’s visit to Charlotte for the first time against the team that for 17 years was their ECHL affiliate ended as badly as it started as the visit resulted in a, hard-to-watch, 5-1 loss in front of 4,511 at the Time-Warner Cable Arena Thursday night.
Charlotte Checkers head coach and general manager Jeff Daniels announced today that the team has agreed to terms with winger Jacob Micflikier.
Micflikier, 26, appeared in 59 games with the Albany River Rats last season and ranked tied for third in scoring with 40 points (18 g, 22 a). He also chipped in with a goal and an assist in seven Calder Cup playoff games. In 115 career American Hockey League games with Albany, Rochester and Springfield, Micflikier has 26 goals and 39 assists.
The Winnipeg, Manitoba native also appeared in 16 games with the Florida Everblades (ECHL) in 2009-10 where he recorded nine goals and 23 assists, including a six-point performance (3g, 3a) in a 7-0 victory over Charlotte on Nov. 5. He has 93 points (29g, 64a) in 55 career ECHL games with Florida and Stockton.
Prior to turning professional, Micflikier played four seasons at the University of New Hampshire where he helped the Wildcats to four consecutive NCAA Division I tournament appearances. In 154 career collegiate games, Micflikier scored 58 goals and added 92 assists for 150 points.