The Checkers announced today that the home game against the Texas Stars, originally scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 5, at 1:30 p.m., has been moved to Thursday, Jan. 2, at 7 p.m.

The added Thursday game will feature $1 Bud Light draughts, marking the eighth “Thirsty Thursday” promotion of the season. As with every other Thursday game, fans may also receive $5 off any regular-priced ticket by showing their Harris Teeter VIC Card at the Time Warner Cable box office. A full promotions schedule can be found here.

An updated schedule, as well as a PDF calendar and downloads for Outlook, iCal and Google that reflect the time change can be found on our schedule page. Tickets for all home games at Time Warner Cable Arena are on sale now through Ticketmaster, and information on season tickets, mini plans and flex packs can be found on this website, by calling (704) 342-4423 or by emailing a ticket representative at

The Checkers open their home schedule against the Iowa Wild on Saturday, Oct. 19. Single-game tickets are on sale now, and a special opening-night group offer is also available for the event, which includes a magnet schedule and t-shirt giveaway.

Paul Branecky
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The Checkers' vice president of communications, Paul Branecky has been covering hockey in North Carolina since 2006, including five seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes.