Tag Archives: Jon Matsumoto

SENATORS VETO CHECKERS FOR THE THIRD TIME, 7-1

Charlotte Checkers    VERSUS   Binghampton

SENATORS EXPLODE FOR 7, TAKE GAME 3
Checkers trail best-of-seven series 3-0; Game 4 tomorrow

BINGHAMTON, N.Y.Zack Smith recorded a hat trick and Robin Lehner stopped 37 of 38 shots as the Binghamton Senators downed the Charlotte Checkers, 7-1, on Tuesday evening.

With the loss, the Checkers now trail the best-of-seven series, 3-0. Charlotte will look to avoid elimination on Wednesday in game 4 from Binghamton. The game will be available on Time Warner Cable digital channel 520.

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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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NORFOLK POWER PLAY TOO MUCH FOR CHECKERS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS   Norfolk

Ritola, Jones each score twice in 5-3 victory

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After squandering two one-goal leads, the Norfolk Admirals used three straight goals to defeat the Charlotte Checkers, 5-2, at Time Warner Cable Arena on Monday.

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CHARLOTTE’S PERSPECTIVE

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Connecticut Whale

WHALE STUN CHECKERS W/COMEBACK SHOOTOUT WIN Checkers earn point; magic number now 8 points

HARTFORD, Conn. – After erasing a 2-0 deficit in the final 2:21 of the third period, the Connecticut Whale got shootout goals from John Mitchell and Evgeny Grachev to earn a 3-2 win over the Charlotte Checkers on Friday night.

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CHECKERS SHOOTOUT SOUND TIGERS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS   Bridgeport

CHECKERS PREVAIL IN SHOOTOUT FOR SECOND STRAIGHT GAME

Terry continues with hot hand, scores 27th

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – After surrendering a two-goal third-period lead, the Charlotte Checkers got shootout goals from Zac Dalpe, Chris Terry and Jon Matsumoto to defeat the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 3-2, at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard.

The Sound Tigers scored two shootout goals of their own, but Mike Murphy stopped Robin Figren in the sixth round to secure the win for the Checkers, who improved to 38-23-2-6.

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CHECKERS COME UP SHORT AGAINST SENATORS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Binghampton

SENS SCORE THREE STRAIGHT TO SKIP CHECKERS
Bailey scores first two goals of the season; Brust makes 31 saves in win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After falling behind 1-0 in the game’s opening five minutes, the Binghamton Senators scored three unanswered goals to defeat the Charlotte Checkers, 3-1, at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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POGGE BACKSTOPS CHECKERS TO 2-1 WIN OVER SENS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Binghampton

Charlotte netminder makes 38 saves in first-star performance

CHARLOTTE, N.C.Justin Pogge earned first-star honors by making 38 saves as the Charlotte Checkers defeated the Binghamton Senators, 2-1, at Time Warner Cable Arena on Tuesday night.

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SHARKS BITE CHECKERS IN 2

VERSUS

SHARKS DEFENSE STYMIES CHECKERS IN 2-0 WIN Machesney makes 34 saves to earn second shutout in five games

WORCESTER, MA. – Led by a 34-save shutout from Daren Machesney and two unanswered goals, the Worcester Sharks defeated the Charlotte Checkers, 2-0, at DCU Center on Saturday evening.

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BRUTAL

Connecticut-Whale_thumb4_thumb VERSUS Charlotte Checkers

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.

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DEVILS DUMPED LATE BY CHECKERS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Albany Devils

LATE GOAL BOOSTS CHECKERS OVER DEVILS
Murphy stops 26 of 28 for fourth straight win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Brett Bellemore’s goal with less than four minutes to play was the difference as the Charlotte Checkers edged the Albany Devils, 3-2, in front of more than 8,000 fans at Time Warner Cable Arena Sunday.

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