In wake of infamous Panthers fan brawl, Charlotte Checkers release funny safety video
Just days after a Carolina Panthers fan made national news for brawling at a game, the Charlotte Checkers have released an hilarious “In-Arena Safety Video” alerting fans to the dangers of watching hockey.
The Charlotte Checkers defeated the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3-2 to take a 1-0 lead in first round action of the American Hockey League playoffs at Bojangles' Coliseum in Charlotte, NC on Friday, April 21, 2018.
The Carolina Hurricanes Jeff Skinner said that every year the goal is to make the playoffs and the players are disappointed about not qualifying for the ninth straight year. He spoke with reporters in Raleigh on April 9, 2018.
Tom Dundon, the majority owner of the Carolina Hurricanes, said it was obvious that the team needed to play better this past year as he spoke at the end of the season press conference at PNC Arena in Raleigh on April 9, 2018.
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters said he was disappointed about not making the playoffs, but said there's good young players coming following the team's final game, a 3-2 overtime win over the Lightning in Raleigh on April 7, 2018.
The Carolina Hurricanes' Warren Foegele, playing in his first NHL game, scored a goal, had an assist and was named first star of the game in a 4-1 win over the Ottawa Senators in Raleigh on March 26, 2018.
The Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters praised the play of several of the young players who were recently called up from Charlotte in a 4-1 win over the Ottawa Senators in Raleigh on March 26, 2018.
Scenes from Wednesday's Charlotte Checkers - Bridgeport Sound Tigers game at Bojangles’ Coliseum. The AHL team played without fans due to dangerous driving conditions caused by snow left by Winter Storm Inga.
Checkers players Kyle Hagel and Trevor Carrick along with assistant coach and former player Geordie Kinnear give an intimate look into fighting in the sport of hockey and the culture of respect it creates.
Kyle Hagel, the enforcer for the Charlotte Checkers hockey team, is fighting to increase literacy at McClintock Middle School through his Stick to Reading program and more recently a book club for boys.
Players and coaches honor the memory of James Hampton, a Team United player from Charlotte who collapsed and died during at game Saturday at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball Tournament in Hampton, VA. They huddled before a Sunday game.