Checkers notebook: Roster trimmed by seven

CHARLOTTE, NC – The Checkers roster has been reduced to 24 players from the original 31.  Forwards   Justin Shugg and Brody Sutter, defensemen Tommi Kivisto and Beau Schmitz and goaltender John Muse have all been assigned to the ECHL affiliate the Florida Everblades.
Defenseman Austin Levi was returned to Plymouth of the Ontario Hockey League and forward Leigh Salters was released from his tryout contract and will report to Florida.
Saturday October 13 the Checkers begin a nine-game road trip with a visit to Houston.
The game can be heard on ESPN730.com at 8.05pm ET. Charlotte’s first home game is on Sunday November 4th at 3pm.
Eddie.Mitchell@ProHockeyNews.com

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