Charlotte Checkers Roster
Justin Shugg

#14 Justin Shugg

Position Left Wing
Height 5'11"
Weight 185
Shoots Right
Born Dec. 24, 1991
Birthplace Niagara Falls, Ontario
Drafted CAR 2010 (4th, 105th)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League    GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2007-08 Oshawa OHL   38 4 10 14 10   - - - - -
  Windsor OHL   23 0 3 3 2   3 0 0 0 0
2008-09 Windsor OHL   68 17 16 33 48   20 5 4 9 16
2009-10 Windsor OHL   67 39 40 79 43   18 5 10 15 10
2010-11 Mississauga OHL   66 41 46 87 43   20 10 9 19 14
2011-12 Florida ECHL   11 4 8 12 8   11 7 5 12 8
  Charlotte AHL   33 5 8 13 12   - - - - -
2012-13 Florida ECHL   19 11 11 22 20   - - - - -
  Charlotte AHL   39 7 14 21 10   4 2 0 2 0
2013-14 Charlotte AHL   75 16 22 38 26   - - - - -
AHL TOTALS   147 28 44 72 48   4 2 0 2 0
NHL TOTALS   - - - - -   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   177 43 63 106 76   15 9 5 14 8


Justin Shugg
Signed a one-year, two-way contract with Carolina on 7/14/14.


Favorite player growing up was Joe Sakic and favorite team was his hometown Niagara Falls Thunder, a junior team that has since relocated ... Favorite current team outside of hockey is the Detroit Tigers … Over the summer, Shugg visited Washington D.C. and went on fishing and golfing trips … He is involved with the Help a Child Smile organization ... Has a hidden talent for squash… He claims to be a miniature Chef Pasquale and says his favorite food is rabbit… Shugg's favorites include the movie Anchorman, the TV shows Suits and Game of Thrones and country singer Luke Bryan ... Also enjoys alternative rock.


Finished his third professional season and third with the Checkers … Spent the entire season at the AHL level for the first time, ranking second on the team with 75 games played … Finished sixth on the team with 38 points, tied for fourth on the team with 16 goals and was sixth with 22 assists, all of which were career highs … Tied for fourth on the team with five power-play goals … Assisted on the Checkers' only goal by Chris Terry for his first point of the season in the 3-1 loss vs. IA (10/19) … Scored his first goal of the season on the power play at CHI (10/27) … Opened the scoring 2:08 into the first period and added an assist six minutes later for his first multi-point game of the season at SA (11/2) … Recorded his first career multi-goal game with a pair of tallies, including the eventual game winner on the power play, vs. RFD (11/23) … Scored his fifth goal of the season on one of his game-high five shots on goal in the 4-1 win vs. MIL (11/30) … Scored the game-winning goal on the power play with 6:06 remaining in regulation in the 2-1 victory vs. SA (12/10) … Scored his seventh goal of the season, tying his career high, in the 4-3 win vs. NOR (12/15) … Had the primary assist on Philippe Cornet's game-winning goal in the third period at MIL (12/27) … Set a new career high with his eighth goal of the season at CHI (12/29) … Fired a career-best six shots on goal at RFD (12/30) … Had four consecutive one-assist games from 1/2-1/11, marking the longest assist streak of his career and his longest point streak of the season … Opened the scoring and added an assist for his third multi-point game of the season and was plus-2 vs. TEX (1/18) … Tallied two goals and was plus-2 in the 4-0 win vs. OKC (1/23)… Finished the month of January with eight points (3g, 5a) in 10 games … Assisted on the Checkers' only goal of the game to record his 21st point of the season, a new career high, at ABB (2/4) … Picked up a goal and an assist 20 seconds apart and was plus-2 as the Checkers erased a 4-1 deficit to win 5-4 in overtime vs. ABB in Raleigh, NC (2/16) … Scored the first goal of the game for the fifth time this season and tied his career high with six shots on goal at SA (3/7) … Assisted on Chris Terry's game-winning, power-play goal with 4:01 remaining in regulation vs. SA (3/21) … Recorded his sixth multi-point game of the season (1g, 1a) with an assist on Zach Boychuk's power play goal and his own power play goal at IA (3/26) … Scored the winning goal in the shootout vs. OKC (3/30), giving him two shootout goals in as many days after starting the season 0-for-4 … Assisted on Mark Flood's power play goal, scored his 16th goal of the season and was plus-2 at OKC (4/6) … Games missed due to injury: 1 (3/2) … Longest assist/point streak: 4 games (1/2-11: 0g, 4a) … Multi-goal games: 2 (11/23, 1/23) … Multi-point games: 7 (11/2, 11/23, 1/18, 1/23, 2/16, 3/26, 4/6).


Completed his second professional season and second with the Checkers, beginning the season with ECHL Florida … Tied for third on the Checkers with three game-winning goals … Recorded a goal and an assist and was plus-3 in Florida's second game of the season vs. ORL (10/13) … Scored three points (1g, 2a) and took six shots on goal vs. SC (10/24) … Picked up six points (3g, 3a) during a three-game goal and point streak from 10/24-10/27 … Notched five assists during a four-game assist and point streak from 11/7-11/23 … Had his fifth multi-point game of the season with the game-winning goal and an assist vs. GRN (12/1) … Scored two goals, his first multi-goal game of the season, and was plus-3 at WHL (12/7) … Notched his first professional hat trick at WHL (12/8), giving him five goals in his last two ECHL games … Recalled to Charlotte on 12/10 and made his AHL season debut vs. MIL (12/11) … Opened the scoring with his first AHL goal of the season in a 3-0 win vs. HOU (12/15) … Collected five points (1g, 4a) during a season-long, five-game point streak from 1/12-1/20 … Posted two assists vs. ABB (1/26) for his only multi-point game of the season at the AHL level … Had eight points (1g, 7a) and was plus-7, including an even or better rating in each game, from 1/12-1/26 … Put together a four-game point streak (1g, 3a) from 2/16-2/23 … Scored the game-winning goal with less than five minutes remaining in regulation vs. OKC (3/3) … Suffered a lower-body injury vs. OKC (3/4) and missed the next 11 games … Returned to action vs. MIL (4/6) … Scored in the shootout at CHI (4/13), his fourth goal in seven chances with the Checkers over his first two AHL seasons … Scored a goal with 2:05 remaining to help the Checkers come back from a late 3-0 deficit at PEO (4/16) … Recorded a goal and an assist in the Checkers' regular-season finale at PEO (4/20), giving him four points (2g, 2a) in a three-game streak … Scored a power-play goal in his AHL playoff debut in Game 1 at OKC (4/26) … Scored his second goal of the postseason in Game 3 vs. OKC (5/1) … Sat out Game 5 as a healthy extra … Regular-season games missed due to injury: 11 (lower-body: 3/6-3/30) … Sat out two regular-season games as a healthy extra (12/20, 12/29) … Longest point streak: 5 games (1/12-1/20: 1g, 4a) … Longest assist streak: 3 games (1/12-1/16: 0g, 3a; 2/17-2/23: 0g, 3a) … Multi-point games: 2 (1/26, 4/29) … Multi-assist games: 1 (1/26).


Completed his first professional season and first with the Checkers ... Was one of two 19-year-olds to play for the Checkers during the season (Justin Faulk) ... Tied for the Checkers' rookie scoring lead with 13 points (5g, 8a) in 33 games ... Ranked second on the team with a plus-5 rating ... Two of his five goals were game-winners ... Tied for third on the team with three shootout goals in just five attempts ... Started the season and played a total of 11 games with the ECHL's Florida Everblades, scoring 12 points (4g, 8a) ... Picked up his first professional point in his professional debut vs. GWI (10/14) ... Scored his first two professional goals vs. TRE (10/22) ... Won the ECHL's Player of the Week award after posting six points (3g, 3a) in three games from 10/17-10/23 ... Recalled to Charlotte for the first time on 10/27 and made his AHL/ Checkers debut at OKC (10/28) ... Recorded his first AHL point with the lone assist on Chris Terry's goal vs. MIL (11/26) ... Scored his first AHL goal, the eventual game-winner, and added an assist for his first multi-point game vs. MIL (11/27) ... Posted a plus-5 rating in seven games during the month of November ... Returned to ECHL Florida on 12/8 and played two games with Florida (1g, 2a) before returning to Charlotte on 12/12 ... Recorded an assist but left the game with a lower-body injury vs. CHI (12/15) ... Reassigned to ECHL Florida on 2/9 after missing 20 games due to injury ... Recalled to Charlotte on 2/16 after playing four games with the Everblades ... Recorded the game-winning goal and an assist in his first AHL game since 12/15 at PEO (2/17) ... Found the back of the net for the second time in as many games vs. OKC (2/24) ... Scored his first AHL shootout goal vs. OKC (2/25) ... Had the lone assist on Terry's goal, the Checkers' only tally of the game, and took a season-high five shots on goal at LE (3/4) ... Opened the scoring with his first career power-play goal, scored again in the shootout and took a season-high four penalty minutes at HER (3/25) ... Assisted on Zac Dalpe's goal to extend his point streak to three games (1g, 2a) at PEO (3/31) ... Returned to ECHL Florida on 4/17 and helped the Everblades capture the Kelly Cup championship ... Scored his first two professional playoff goals in Game 3 vs. KAL (5/2) ... Scored the series-clinching goal in Game 5 vs. KAL (5/5) ... Tied the game with 3:49 remaining, set up the overtime winner and took seven shots in Game 3 vs. LV (5/18) ... Opened the scoring in Florida's Game 5, championship-winning victory vs. LV (5/23), giving him nine points (5g, 4a) in a six-game point streak.


Totaled 215 points (101g, 114a) in 262 career Ontario Hockey League (OHL) games over four seasons with Windsor and Mississauga... Also earned 43 points (20g, 23a) in 61 career OHL playoff games... Came within one game of capturing three consecutives Memorial Cup championships, helping Windsor win the Memorial Cup in back-to-back seasons in 2009 and 2010 and reaching the final game with Mississauga St. Michael's in 2011... Ranked 53rd among North American skaters by NHL Central Scouting heading into the 2010 Draft... In 2009-10, totaled 79 points (39g, 40a) to rank second among Windsor skaters in regular-season scoring, behind only Taylor Hall... Ranked 10th in the OHL in goals (39) and third in game-winning goals (10) in 2009-10... Totaled 15 points (5g, 10a) in the 2010 OHL playoffs to help the Spitfires capture their second consecutive OHL Championship, and had seven points (2g, 5a) in four games at the Memorial Cup, as Windsor won the tournament for the second consecutive year ... Had nine points (5g, 4a) in Windsor's 20-game playoff run to the 2009 OHL title, and skated in two games at the 2009 Memorial Cup before being sidelined with a broken collarbone ... Notched 111 points (65g, 46a) in 70 games for Niagara Falls in 2006-07, his final season before beginning his major junior career.