CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced that they have renewed their affiliation with Amtrak for the third-consecutive season.
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.
Amtrak provides intercity passenger rail service to more than 500 destinations in 46 states on a 21,000-mile route system. Throughout the 2007-2008 season, Amtrak will bring Checkers fans an exciting array of promotions and sponsorships, including, a trip to Raleigh on Amtrak for a Carolina Hurricanes game. In January, the Checkers will release their new logo and brand image. Fans will get their first glimpse of the Checkers new logo and jerseys presented by Amtrak on Jan. 11, 2008.