Devils acquire Kuokkanen, Claesson

The New Jersey Devils have traded defenseman Sami Vatanen to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for forward Janne Kuokkanen, defenseman Fredrik Claesson and Carolina’s conditional fourth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.

Panthers acquire Priskie, Luostarinen

The Florida Panthers have acquired forwards Erik Haula, Lucas Wallmark and Eetu Luostarinen and defenseman Chase Priskie from the Carolina Hurricanes for forward Vincent Trocheck.

Bean continues to rise in year two

Jake Bean’s first pro season was a special one, featuring a historic stat line, leaguewide honors, an NHL recall and a Calder Cup championship. And, as it turns out, it was only the beginning.

Five added to AHL All-Star rosters

Charlotte’s Alex Nedeljkovic, Hershey’s Vitek Vanecek, Hartford’s Vinni Lettieri, Belleville’s Josh Norris and Cleveland’s Adam Clendening have been added to the rosters for this weekend’s 2020 AHL All-Star Classic.

AHL announces suspension

Charlotte Checkers forward Max McCormick has been suspended for one (1) game as a consequence of his actions in a game vs. Hershey on Jan. 15.

Rings commemorate Checkers’ championship

While the seasons will come and go, everyone involved in last year’s magical championship run now have a constant reminder to what they accomplished for Charlotte.

‘I’m not going to give up’

The Charlotte Checkers were kings of the American Hockey League, and Stelio Mattheos was on top of the world. And then, just two days later, he wasn’t.