Carolina Hurricanes News
- The Hurricanes lost to the Capitals last night, 4-2. Read the recap Washington Capitals” href=”http://cardiaccane.com/2013/12/20/carolina-hurricanes-fall-penalty-kill-washington-capitals/” target=”_blank”>here.
- The Canes signed goalie prospect Daniel Altshuller to an ELC yesterday (Cardiac Cane)
- Carolina take on the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight at 7 ET. A preview will be posted later this morning.
- Corey Sznajder takes an in depth look at some of the Hurricanes advanced stats (Shutdown Line)
Charlotte Checkers Recap
The Checkers’ four-game winning streak is over as the team lost to the Toronto Marlies last night, 3-1.
The first period ended scoreless, but the second period was all Marlies as Tyler Biggs Spencer Abbott scored to give the team a 2-0 lead. Eight minutes into the third, Brad Ross scored to give the Marlies a 3-0 lead.
But Zach Boychuk ended hope for a shutout as he scored with seven minutes left on the power-play. Michal Jordan recorded the only assist. Mike Murphy played in his second game since coming back from injury, but was not able to earn a win, but made 35 saves on 38 shots.
The Checkers will get another shot against the Marlies as they play their third game in as many days tonight at 7 ET. John Muse could be in net again. The goalie has four wins in his last four.