The Charlotte Checkers sign Wilmington resident

The Charlotte Checkers sign Wilmington resident

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Charlotte Checkers signed defensemen Bobby Sanguinetti to an American Hockey League contract.

Sanguinetti, a Wilmington resident, played for Charlotte from 2010-13 and had 86 points in 127 games.

At the 2018 Winter Olympics, Sanguinetti, 30, represented the United States. He played the last two seasons professionally in Switzerland’s top league.

The New York Rangers drafted Sanguinetti 21st overall in the 2006 NHL draft.

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