Charlotte Checkers


Carolina Hurricanes to assign nine players to Charlotte Checkers

Larose added to training camp roster, which now stands at 36 players RALEIGH, NC Sept. 27, 2014 – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team will reassign nine players from its training camp roster to the Charlotte […]


Checkers Come to Raleigh for Weekend Slate

The Canes’ AHL affiliate Charlotte Checkers will face the Abbotsford Heat in Raleigh on Friday (7:30) and Sunday (1:30). By Paul Branecky RALEIGH, NC Feb. 11, 2014 THE GAME This weekend’s games against the Abbotsford Heat mark the second consecutive season in which the Checkers will play at PNC Arena. […]


Cam Ward Ready to Return

By Michael Smith RALEIGH, NC Feb. 3, 2014 – Injuries are seemingly random, occurring at unsuspecting times to unsuspecting players, which can make them a pestering source of frustration. Cam Ward knows the feeling all too well. After coming into training camp feeling in peak shape, Ward suffered a groin […]


Cam Ward Recalled from Charlotte

Goaltender was 1-1 with .937 save percentage during conditioning stint By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled goaltender Cam Ward from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Ward, […]


Cam Ward assigned to Charlotte on conditioning stint

Goaltender will join Checkers in Cleveland to face the Lake Erie Monsters By Ken Preston RALEIGH, NC January 30, 2014 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has removed goaltender Cam Ward from injured reserve and assigned him […]


Carolina Hurricanes Assign Aaron Palushaj to Charlotte

The forward played just under 10 minutes in Montreal, recording two shot attempts and two hits. By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC January 29, 2014 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has assigned forward Aaron Palushaj (pul-LOO-shigh) to […]


Ice Hockey’s Southern Debut

RALEIGH, NC January 30, 2014 – On January 30, 1956, professional ice hockey debuted in North Carolina. A week earlier, a fire destroyed the home arena of the Baltimore Clippers, an Eastern Hockey League team. Charlotte representatives convinced the team to play five of their remaining home games at the […]


Canes Activate Riley Nash from Injured Reserve

Zach Boychuk and Brett Sutter reassigned to Charlotte By Ken Preston RALEIGH, NC January 11, 2014 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has activated forward Riley Nash from injured reserve. The team also reassigned forwards Zach Boychuk […]


Carolina Hurricanes Recall Elias Lindholm

Forward had nine points in six games at World Junior Championship By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC January 8, 2014 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Elias Lindholm. Lindholm had been reassigned to the Swedish […]


Canes Recall Aaron Palushaj from Charlotte

Riley Nash placed on injured reserve By Ken Preston RALEIGH, NC January 5, 2013 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Aaron Palushaj (pul-LOO-shigh) from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). The […]