Checkers Open Season Against Columbia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced that their 15th season in the ECHL will open on Oct. 19 against Columbia at Charlotte Bobcats Arena.

Charlotte, which has led the league each of the last two years in sellouts with 11 in 2006-07 and 10 in 2005-06, will be looking to reach the Kelly Cup Playoffs for the fourth consecutive year.

The Checkers are the ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League and the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League.

Team Press Release