Charlotte Checkers vs Chicago Wolves: A Quick Postseason Primer

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

Game Recap – NCFC vs FC Edmonton 4/15/2017

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

Canes Links: Friesen subtweets, Checkers clinch, Mock draft and more.

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.

North Carolina FC ousts Canada, beats FC Edmonton 3-1. (A Twitter Summary)

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)

Carolina Hurricanes: What Went Wrong?

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?