Rampage (10-12-0-2) at Checkers (8-14-0-1)
Time Warner Cable Arena, 7 p.m.
Charlotte is 2-2-0 on its 10-game homestand and has alternated wins and losses. … The Checkers haven’t won consecutive games since the first week of the season. … After starting the season with just three goals in the Checkers’ first 13 games, Zach Boychuk has seven in his past 10 and is on a four-game point streak (four goals, two assists). … Philippe Cornet, who the Checkers acquired last month from San Antonio, is one point away from 100 for his American Hockey League career. … Charlotte will be without defenseman Rasmus Rissanen for the foreseeable future after he was injured during a fight Saturday night. … Rookie winger Brendan Woods (three goals this season) was bumped up to the second line with Victor Rask and Justin Shugg during Monday’s practice. … San Antonio has lost five of its past six games, including four straight, dating to Nov. 24. … Rookie center Vincent Trocheck, who the Florida Panthers selected with the 64thoverall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, leads the Rampage in goals (11) and assists (10). Trocheck’s 21 points are tied forthird in the AHL among rookies. Seth Lakso
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