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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 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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CHECKERS EVEN SERIES

Charlotte Checkers  VERSUS Hershey

CHECKERS DODGE HERSHEY COMEBACK, EVEN SERIES AT 2-2
Murphy stops 35 for first-star honors; Game 5 Friday in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Mike Murphy made 35 saves and Nick Dodge scored a late-third period goal as the Charlotte Checkers held off the Hershey Bears for a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night.

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CHECKERS JUMP OVER MONARCHS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUSManchester

BOYCHUK’S LATE GOAL STINGS MONARCHS
Pogge makes 33 saves, now 11-5-1 on the road

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Zach Boychuk’s goal with less than a minute remaining in the third period broke a tie and the Charlotte Checkers defeated the Manchester Monarchs, 3-2, at Verizon Wireless Arena.

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CHECKERS COME BACK SHOT OUT

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Norfolk

HUGE CHECKERS COMEBACK FALLS SHORT
Pogge makes 45 saves; Charlotte 5-0-1 in Norfolk this season

NORFOLK, Va. – Despite a three-goal third-period comeback and a 45-save performance from Justin Pogge, the Checkers fell, 4-3, in a shootout to the Admirals at Norfolk Scope on Friday evening.

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CHECKERS HIBERNATE BEARS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS     Hershey

MURPHY, DEFENSE PERFECT AS CHECKERS DOWN BEARS, 5-0
Rookie netminder stops 20 for sixth straight win

HERSHEY, Pa.Mike Murphy made 20 saves for his first shutout of the season as the Charlotte Checkers blanked the Hershey Bears, 5-0, on Sunday evening in Pennsylvania.

Murphy has now won six straight games and is 15-2-0 in his last 17 starts.

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