CUP QUEST BEGINS
Charlotte Checkers captain Patrick Brown, center, and his teammates get into a skirmish with the Chicago Wolves during the first period of Game 1 of the AHL Calder Cup Finals at Bojangles’ Coliseum on Saturday. The game was not complete in time for this edition. Check charlotteobserver.com for coverage of the game. Game 2 in the best-of-7 series is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday at the coliseum. The game will be televised live on NHL Network.