Checkers Sign Goaltender Ayers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced that they have signed goaltender Mike Ayers.

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

Selected in the sixth round (177th overall) by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, the 5-foot-11 and 185-pound Ayers was 2-6-1 with a goals-against average of 3.98 and a save percentage of .892 in nine games for Pensacola in 2006-07 while also playing two games in the AHL with Norfolk.

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