Carolina Hurricanes News
- The Hurricanes defeated the Capitals by a 4-1 score last night. Read the recap here.
- Matt Karash gives his thoughts on last night’s game (Hockey Buzz)
- Team Russia announced its training camp roster yesterday for the World Junior Championships and surprisingly Sergey Tolchinsky was left off the list. The 18-year-old is fifth in OHL scoring with 45 points in 27 games.
- Corey Sznajder looks at the Canes Corsi decline from last season (Shutdown Line)
- Michal Jordan is coming close to a return for the Checkers (Checkers Website)
Charlotte Checkers Preview
The Checkers will face a familiar foe tonight in the Rockford Ice Hogs at 7 ET. The two teams have met four times already this season with the Checkers owning a slight 2-1-1 advantage in the record.
The Checkers have been playing much better hockey since their disastrous November, earning a win to close out the month and losing only 2-1 in their last game.
As mentioned earlier, Michal Jordan could make a return, which would be huge for the team. Without the Czech, Charlotte has a young defensive corps and Jordan could really help in that regard.
Despite the Checkers having a better record against the Ice Hogs, Rockford is higher in the standings, sitting sixth in the Western Conference, the Checkers are in 13th.
The two teams will also play Saturday.
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