The Courage Travel to Chicago Seeking Home Playoff Berth

https://twitter.com/TheNCCourage/status/904355356368830464 Today at 6:00 pm Eastern time the Courage will face off for this third time this season against the Chicago Red Stars. In both of the previous games against Chicago the Courage have been bested, making Chicago the only team in the league that the Courage have yet to beat, given the opportunity (the… Continue reading The Courage Travel to Chicago Seeking Home Playoff Berth

The Courage are Finally Back in Action

Gearing Up for Washington Last weekend the Courage were supposed to play in Houston, but the game was rightfully cancelled as Hurricane Harvey took an extremely unusual path and flooded large parts of the Texas gulf coast. Fortunately for Courage fans, we won't have to wait until this Sunday to see our team in action.… Continue reading The Courage are Finally Back in Action

Canes Look to Ice League’s Best PK

For a majority of last season, the Hurricanes were spectacular in shorthanded play. Through December of 2016, Carolina had given up only seven goals when down a man. With tepid goaltending and the departure of Ron Hainsey and Viktor Stalberg, the penalty-kill faltered down the stretch. However, the team still managed to finish sixth in… Continue reading Canes Look to Ice League’s Best PK

After Beating Washington the Courage Set Sights on Playoffs and History

Courage Stifles Spirit On a brutally hot day - although perhaps not quite as hot as the game against Sky Blue FC - the Courage managed to vanquish the worst team in the NWSL after a sluggish first 45 minutes. This is the second home game that the Courage have played in nearly unbearable heat… Continue reading After Beating Washington the Courage Set Sights on Playoffs and History

Three Perfect Games End 2-1 This Week

The Courage Finish 3-0 Against the Seattle Reign The Seattle Reign have consistently been one of the hardest teams to beat this season, with just 5 losses in 18 games. Of those 5 losses, 3 of them have come at the hands of the Courage. Last Sunday the Courage traveled to Memorial Stadium in Seattle,… Continue reading Three Perfect Games End 2-1 This Week

Beating the Blues Puts the Courage Out of Reach

The Courage earned some much-needed breathing room before their game against Seattle on Sunday by taking care of business late last night against FC Kansas City. It wasn't the most polished game on offense or defense, but the Lynn Williams goal in the 86th minute was enough to earn the Courage their 11th win on… Continue reading Beating the Blues Puts the Courage Out of Reach

The Forgotten Finn: Aleksi Saarela

The infamous brand specialist and fast food connoisseur, Canes Ombudsmith, tweeted a provoking thought last Sunday which got me thinking. https://twitter.com/CanesOmbudsman/status/894241582135873536   Why isn’t anyone talking about Aleksi Saarela? The twenty-year-old tallied 10 points (6g, 4a)  in his first nine games with the Charlotte Checkers. Saarela went on to be named AHL player of the… Continue reading The Forgotten Finn: Aleksi Saarela