Jake Beans secondperiod goal leads Charlotte Checkers past Laval Rocket 42

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jake Bean’s goal 6:08 into the second period was the eventual winner as the Charlotte Checkers doubled the Laval Rocket 4-2 on Saturday in American Hockey League play.Aleksi Saarela added an insurance goal nearly 12 minutes later for Charlotte (15-4-1), while Valentin Zykov and Patrick Brown had opened scoring. Alex Nedeljkovic made 14 saves for the win.Michal Moravcik and Byron Froese tied it 2-2 for Manitoba (9-9-1), the AHL affiliate of the Winnipeg Jets, before Bean scored his go-ahead goal. Charlie Lindgren stopped 21 shots in net.The Checkers were 1 for 5 on the power play and the Moose went 0 for 3 on the man advantage.The Canadian Press

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