Ellie’s Spirits Lifted By Checkers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced that they raised almost $10,000 for Ellie Potvin and her family during their game on Mar. 15.

The seven-year-old girl, who is battling a rare form of cancer, was selected as the first star of the game and recognized on the ice after the game.

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

Team Press Release