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Charlotte Checkers Weekly Update

Despite having a roster that lost most of their top players to injury and NHL graduation, the Charlotte Checkers managed to win two out of their three games this week and maintain a record that puts them tied for first in the AHL's Western Conference. None of these wins came easy, though as the Checkers had to make do with few players who were only recently called up from the...
Via Shutdown Line
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes trade Boucher, Alt to Flyers for Pither

The Carolina Hurricanes are making some moves the day after the official end of the NHL lockout. The Hurricanes on Sunday traded goaltender Brian Boucher and defenseman Mark Alt to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for center Luke Pither (PIH-tuhr). The 36-year-old Boucher has spent most of his 14-year NHL career as a backup. He started eight games last season, losing all but...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

'Canes trade Boucher, Alt for Flyers' Pither

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes are making some moves the day after the official end of the NHL lockout. The Hurricanes on Sunday traded goaltender Brian Boucher and defenseman Mark Alt to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for center Luke Pither. The 36-year-old Boucher has spent most of his 14-year NHL career as a backup. He started eight games last season, losing all...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina/Philadelphia Trade

RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired center Luke Pither (PIH-tuhr) from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for goaltender Brian Boucher and defenseman Mark Alt. Pither will be assigned to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). 
Via Kukla's Korner
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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