Charlotte Checkers Round 3 Playoff Schedule
The Checkers today announced the schedule for their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Toronto Marlies.

The Checkers, who advanced to the third round of the Calder Cup Playoffs by completing a four-game sweep of the Hershey Bears on Wednesday, will begin the series by hosting Games 1 and 2 at Bojangles' Coliseum on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, respectively.

A full series schedule can be found below:

GAME DAY DATE TIME LOCATION
1
2
3
4
5*
6*
7*
Friday
Saturday
Tuesday
Thursday
Friday
Sunday
Tuesday
May 17
May 18
May 21
May 23
May 24
May 26
May 28
7 p.m.
6 p.m.
7 p.m.
7 p.m.
7 p.m.
7 p.m.
7 p.m.
Bojangles' Coliseum
Bojangles' Coliseum
Toronto
Toronto
Toronto
Bojangles' Coliseum
Bojangles' Coliseum
* if necessary

Individual tickets for all four scheduled home games are on sale now through Ticketmaster and the Bojangles’ Coliseum box office. All third-round home games will feature concession specials including $2 hot dogs, popcorn and domestic draught beer as well as select craft draught beer for $4. Further information, including “Pay-as-we-Play” package pricing, is available at gocheckers.com/playoffs.

This marks the first-ever playoff meeting between the Checkers and the defending champion Marlies, the North Division’s No. 3 seed which is a perfect 7-0 in the playoffs following sweeps of the Rochester Americans and Cleveland Monsters. The regular-season champion Checkers, which tonight improved to 7-1 in the postseason, went 1-1-2 against the Marlies during the regular-season series. All four games took place in a three-week span between Dec. 31 and Jan. 20.
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.