2003 - 2004
January 30, 2004
Checkers - 5
Generals - 3
Site: Greensboro Coliseum
Why the Generals lost: Charlotte solved Greensboro goalie Jamie Hodson for four goals, including two in the third period, to get the victory. Hodson had gone more than 157 minutes without allowing a goal. The Checkers added an empty-netter in the final minute to account for the final margin.
Stars: Charlotte - Nick Bilotto, one goal. Mike Wirll, one goal. Greensboro - Bryson Busniuk, one goal, one assist.
The play: Mike Wirll put the Checkers ahead for good with a goal from the left face-off circle with 2:31 to go in the game.
Records: Greensboro 26-18-1. Charlotte 24-14-3