Playoff hockey returns to the Old North State on Thursday, when the Charlotte Checkers (39-29-7-1) host the Chicago Wolves (44-19-8-5) at Bojangles' Coliseum. It will be the Checkers’ first playoff appearance since the Oklahoma City Barons bumped them from the first round in 2014. The Chicago Wolves sport a trio of former Carolina Hurricanes — Brad… Continue reading Charlotte Checkers vs Chicago Wolves: A Quick Postseason Primer
Cary, North Carolina - WakeMed Soccer Park - Sahlen’s Stadium A beautiful night for soccer turned into a solid home win by NCFC on Saturday night. While they did not necessarily dominate possession, they played a compact and well organized defense that stemmed from fantastic play down the right side the whole night by Miller.… Continue reading Game Recap – NCFC vs FC Edmonton 4/15/2017
After 21 years, Peter Friesen and the Carolina Hurricanes will part ways. Chip Alexander from the News and Observer explains. Solid subtweets followed: https://twitter.com/petef08/status/853929930077478912 https://twitter.com/petef08/status/853580449167413249 Bryan Bickell has been an inspiration. He sat down with CNN’s Don Riddell to talk about his decision. Link here. Hannah Stuart (@HockeyWthHannah) from FanRag Sports has Carolina taking center Nick… Continue reading Canes Links: Friesen subtweets, Checkers clinch, Mock draft and more.
Lance Laing lasers one past the keeper to start the 3-1 onslaught. https://twitter.com/NorthCarolinaFC/status/853394337815711745 O Captain, My Captain! Nazmi Albadawi gives NCFC a 2-0 lead on his first of the season. https://twitter.com/NorthCarolinaFC/status/853398781819105280 Matt Fondy puts in a Steven Miller cross for his team-leading second goal. https://twitter.com/NorthCarolinaFC/status/853409721885179904 Some guy on the other team scores. Good for him. Too… Continue reading North Carolina FC ousts Canada, beats FC Edmonton 3-1. (A Twitter Summary)
Well, they did it again. In a league where over half the teams make the playoffs — the Carolina Hurricanes managed to miss the postseason for the eighth year in a row. It's actually quite impressive. With the Edmonton Oilers making the playoffs for the first time since George Bush was president, Carolina now holds the… Continue reading Carolina Hurricanes: What Went Wrong?