Darryl Noren began playing in the ECHL as a rookie in 1990-91 with Greensboro and played 10 seasons including his final six with the Charlotte Checkers. He ranks third in ECHL history with 685 points, tied for third with 390 assists, eighth with 295 goals and 24th with 549 games. He finished his career in 1999-2000 as the ECHL all-time leader in games, assists and points. Noren scored 30-or-more goals five times including a career-high 46 in 1994-95. He tied the ECHL record with three consecutive three-or-more goal games in December of 1994 and had seven games with three-or-more goals in 1994-95. He helped the Checkers capture the Riley Cup Championship in 1996 and had 41 points (18g-23a) in 48 postseason games. He was selected to the 15th Anniversary All-ECHL Team in voting by coaches, players, front office personnel and media from the first 15 years of the ECHL and was inducted into the inaugural class of the Charlotte Hockey Hall of Fame in 2008. He was chosen to play in the ECHL All-Star Game in 1995, 1997 and 1998.