CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The Charlotte Checkers dropped game one of their second round Calder Cup playoff series at Lehigh Valley 2-1.
The Checkers got off to a good start with Valentin Zykov scoring at 15:26 of the first period.
The Phantoms answered with goals in the second and third periods including the late power play winner.
With the loss came the end of the Checkers ten-game winning streak and 13-game point streak.
Game Two is set for Saturday at 7:05 p.m. since again at Lehigh Valley..
Game Three will be played here in Charlotte at Bojangles' Coliseum at 7 p.m.