Sep 19, 2013; Buffalo, NY, USA; Carolina Hurricanes goalie Anton Khudobin (31) takes a drink before a face off against the Buffalo Sabres during the second period at First Niagara Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Wednesday Carolina Hurricanes Report

Carolina Hurricanes News

  • Check out how the Hurricanes Olympians did yesterday here.
  • Alexander Semin and Russia play Tuomo Ruutu and Finland this morning at 7: 30 a.m. The US plays the Czech Republic at noon. It’s likely Justin Faulk will be scratched again.
  • Corey Sznajder compares Justin Faulk to the other defensemen on the American roster (Shutdown Line)
  • The Checkers weekly report from this past weekend (Checkers’ Website)

Charlotte Checkers Recap

After having a three-goal lead at one point, it looked like the Checkers may squander the lead, but they were able to hold on and win a 4-3 decision over the Norfolk Admirals last night.

Chris Terry, Michal Jordan and Zach Boychuk all scored in the second period to give the Checkers a 3-0 lead. Devante Smith-Pelley scored for the Admirals before the end of the second to cut the lead to two.

Sean Dolan scored his first goal of the season to retake the three-goal lead in the third, but Smith-Pelley scored two more goals in nine minutes to bring the Admirals within one. The team could never tie it, giving the Checkers their second win in a row.

Boychuk added two assists, while Terry had one. Ryan Murphy also had an assist. John Muse was injured in the game, Mike Murphy came in for relief, but let in two goals on 12 shots. Muse made 27 saves on 28 shots.

Charlotte plays the Iowa Stars next on Friday.

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