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Checkers bounce back with 5-1 rout of Adirondack

On Friday night, the Charlotte Checkers, top minor league affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes, snapped a four game losing streak with a convincing 5-1 win in Glens Falls NY over the Adirondack Phantoms (Philadelphia Flyers).
Jon Matsumoto, Zach Boychuk and Jacob McFlikier each had his third goal of the season while goaltender Mike Murphy made 31 saves for his second win of the season.  Murphy was named the first star of the game.

Charlotte is now 2-5-0 on the season.

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Canes busy trading day

The Hurricanes entered the 2010 Entry Draft with a league-high eleven picks.  Although they didn’t make a big move to parlay some of the three second rounders into an additional first rounder, they were busy making trades with those draft picks.  I’ll analyze the draft selections later.  For now, I’ll give a rundown of the trades that brought a forward prospect, a free agent forward prospect and a defenseman who may be NHL-ready.

Full details after the jump

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  Tags: bob+sanguinetti, carolina+hurricanes, draft, edmonton+oilers, jon+matsumoto, new+york+rangers, philadelphia+flyers, riley+nash, trades

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