Checkers Receive Four From Hartford

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced that they have received forwards Rick Kozak and Bruce Graham, defenseman Ryan Constant and goaltender Chris Holt from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League.

The Checkers are the ECHL affiliate of the Wolf Pack of the AHL and the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League.

Selected in the sixth round (180th overall) by the Rangers in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, the 21-year-old Holt was 7-11-1 with a goals-against average of 4.10 in 23 games with Charlotte as a rookie in 2005-06 while also making his NHL debut with the Rangers and going 3-2-1 with a goals-against average of 4.06 and a save percentage of .879 in nine games with Hartford.

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