Tag Archives: Zach Boychuk

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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CHECKERS ON THE VERGE OF JUMPING OVER BEARS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Hershey

CHECKERS SCORE 5 STRAIGHT IN THRILLING 5-3 COMEBACK
Dodge scores winner for second straight game; Checkers lead series 3-2

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After falling behind 3-0 midway through the second period, the Charlotte Checkers scored five unanswered goals and shocked the Hershey Bears, 5-3, to take a 3-2 lead in the East Division Semifinals.

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HERSHEY OOZES BY THE CHECKERS

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Hershey 

CHECKERS UNABLE TO COMPLETE COMEBACK, FALL 3-2
Murphy makes first start since Mar. 20; Hershey takes 2-1 series lead

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers clawed back from an early three-goal deficit, but couldn’t complete the comeback and fell, 3-2, to the Hershey Bears on Tuesday evening.

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CHECKERS BITE CHOCOLATE IN GAME ONE

Charlotte Checkers  VERSUS   Hershey

3RD-PERIOD COMEBACK LEADS CHECKERS TO GAME 1 WIN
Bowman gets game winner in return from Hurricanes

HERSHEY, PA. – The Charlotte Checkers erased a one-goal third-period deficit with goals by Zach Boychuk and Drayson Bowman and held on to beat the defending champion Hershey Bears, 5-4, at Giant Center in Game 1.

With the win, the Checkers steal Hershey’s home-ice advantage and lead in the best-of-seven East Division Semifinal series, 1-0. Bowman’s winning tally came in his first game back from a month-long stint with the Carolina Hurricanes.

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CHECKERS IN PLAYOFFS IN INAUGURAL AHL SEASON

Charlotte CheckersCHECKERS CLINCH THIRD IN EAST WITH 2-1 WIN
Charlotte to face two-time defending champion Hershey in the first round

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers scored two second-period goals and held on for a 2-1 win over the Worcester Sharks on Friday evening in front of 9,813 fans at Time Warner Cable Arena. Continue reading

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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FREE TICKET MONDAY FOR CHECKERS

Charlotte CheckersCHECKERS HIT FACEBOOK TARGET, OFFER FREE TICKET MONDAY
$16,000+ raised for Zach Bennett; Donations continue until Monday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced that their “Facebook Fandemonium 2” promotion has hit its target of 25,000 Facebook ‘likes’ and each of the team’s followers on the social media platform will get a free ticket to Monday’s game against Norfolk.

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CHECKERS REBOUND

Charlotte Checkers VERSUS Portland

CHECKERS SCORE THREE IN THIRD, HANG ON FOR 5-4 WIN
Terry scores 30th, 31st; Magic number for playoffs now four points

PORTLAND, ME – The Charlotte Checkers scored three goals in the opening 6:29 of the third period and hung on to beat the Portland Pirates, 5-4, at Cumberland County Civic Center on Saturday evening.

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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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