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Sunday, July 5, 2020

2019 Calder Cup Playoffs

Calder Cup Atlantic Division Final Preview: #1 Charlotte Checkers vs #3 Hershey Bears

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- The Charlotte Checkers won the Macgregor Kilpatrick trophy with 110 points in the 2018-19 regular season, but dropped three-of-four contests against their Atlantic Division Final opponents, the Hershey Bears.  Can the Checkers overcome the Bears in the playoffs and advance to the East Final?

Charlotte Checkers Clinch First-Ever Calder Cup

Saturday was game five of the 2019 Calder Cup Finals, and meant two very different things to each team. For the Charlotte Checkers, game five was a chance to clinch their first-ever Calder Cup, while for the Chicago Wolves, a win meant they lived to play another day.

Wolves Mount Series Comeback; Move On

The Chicago Wolves had come back from two series deficits, 1-0 and 2-1, in order to force a game five against the Grand Rapids Griffins. Entering Sunday’s rubber match, head coach Rocky Thompson noted Chicago would only move onto the second round if it excelled at its own style of play, and did not allow Grand Rapids to get under its skin.

San Diego Takes Game Two in Convincing Fashion

After seven periods of hockey Friday night, San Diego did not look back going into Saturday. The Gulls, despite a mid-game goalie change, controlled all aspects of the game, defeating Bakersfield 4-1.

Wolves’ Returning Stars Continue to Shine

May 2nd brought with it game two of the opening round match up between the Chicago Wolves, who were looking to double their series lead, and the Iowa Wild, who wanted to steal one game before returning home.

Charlotte Sweeps Through Hershey to East Final

The Charlotte Checkers came into game four in Hershey one win away from a series sweep of the Hershey Bears and a trip to the Eastern Conference Final.

Tina Roszkowski’s Best Shots: Charlotte Checkers Calder Cup Champions 2019

Check out this best shots collection by The Sin Bin's Tina Roszkowski, of the Charlotte Checkers' 2019 Calder Cup Victory. 

Sarah Hobday’s Best Shots: Toronto Marlies vs. Charlotte Checkers – May 26, 2019

Check out this best shots collection by The Sin Bin's Sarah Hobday, from game six of the Eastern Conference Final between the Toronto Marlies and Charlotte Checkers!

Checkers’ Cup Chase Continues: Charlotte Closes Out Providence in Four

The Charlotte Checkers played host to the Providence Bruins in Game Four of their Atlantic Division Semifinal Friday night...

Tina Roszkowski’s Best Shots: Charlotte Checkers vs. Chicago Wolves – June 5, 2019

Check out this best shots collection by The Sin Bin's Tina Roszkowski, from game three between the Charlotte Checkers and the Chicago Wolves in the Calder Cup Finals.