Checkers Score 15 Goals In First Two Games

Charlotte scored 15 goals in two games, including 10 on Friday which is the most goals it has scored in a game since Feb. 15, 2002. The Checkers, who are 2-0-0 and in first place in the South Division, travel to Florida on Thursday and Saturday. Charlotte leads the league with 15 goals and 11 power-play goals.

Charlotte’s Mark Lee leads the league with eight points while rookie teammate Jakub Petruzalek and teammate Dusty Jamieson have seven points each, tying them for second with Brad Schell of Gwinnett. Lee and Petruzalek are tied for second with seven assists while Jamieson leads the league with six goals and four power-play goals. Jamieson has led Charlotte in goal scoring each of the past three seasons, including 30 goals in 2005-06 and 31 goals in 2004-05.Chris Holt made 20 saves in a 10-3 win against Wheeling on Friday while Alex Westlund had 31 saves in a 5-3 win on Saturday.