September 21, 2009 12:38 PM
CHARLOTTE, NC—The Charlotte Checkers announced on Friday that they will play a home-and-home preseason series with the South Carolina Stingrays on Oct. 9th and 10th.
The first game will take place at the Carolina Ice Palace in North Charleston, S.C. on Friday, Oct. 9th. The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. For information contact the Stingrays at (843) 744-2248 or at www.stingrayshockey.com.
The Oct. 10th match-up, a Checkers home game, will be played at Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, N.C. Puck-drop is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. and tickets will be $10 for the general public and free of charge for season ticket holders. For more information contact the Checkers’ front office at (704) 342-4423 or at www.gocheckers.com.
The Checkers are getting ready for their 17th season of play as a member of the ECHL and 16th as an affiliate of the New York Rangers. In the team’s 16-year history, the Checkers have made the playoffs 12 times including five consecutive playoff appearances to date. The Checkers are entering their fifth season of play at Time Warner Cable Arena. Season tickets are on sale now. For season ticket information, please call 704-342-4-ICE or visit www.gocheckers.com.