Ticket prices: $15 general public, $12 for season ticket holders, $5 for kids 12 and under.
- Pick your tickets up at Extreme Ice Center's front desk.
- Click here for the Ticketmaster event page to print your tickets at home.
- Season ticket holders call 704-342-4423.
CHARLOTTE, NC—The Charlotte Checkers announced today that they will host their closest rival, the Norfolk Admirals, for an exhibition game on Sunday, Oct. 3. The game will be the first ever American Hockey League contest in Charlotte.
The teams will square off at 1:30 p.m. at Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, N.C. Tickets are $12 for season ticket holders and $15 for the general public and can be purchased from Extreme Ice Center or Ticketmaster beginning Friday, Sept. 10. Extreme Ice Center has a maximum capacity of 1,000 and fans are encouraged to get their tickets as early as possible.
The home-and-home exhibition series will begin in Norfolk on Friday, Oct. 1 (7:30 p.m.) before moving to Charlotte Oct. 3. The Checkers will battle the Admirals, the AHL affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning, 12 times throughout the regular season, more than any other opponent.
Additional details can be found at www.gocheckers.com and www.norfolkadmirals.com or by calling the Checkers’ front office at 704-342-4423.
The preseason home game is presented by Crosland, the official off-ice home of the Charlotte Checkers and presenting sponsor of the team’s inaugural AHL training camp. For more information on Charlotte-area Crosland communities, visit www.Croslandliving.com.
The Checkers’ home opener is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 15 at Time Warner Cable Arena. Season tickets for the inaugural 2010-11 AHL season are now on sale and season ticket packages start as low as $10 per game. Ticket information can be obtained by calling 704-342-4-ICE or visiting www.gocheckers.com.