History - Charlotte Checkers Hockey - gocheckers.com

http://charlottecheckers.com/team/history The history of hockey in Charlotte, and also the history of hockey in the southeastern United States, can be traced back to a fire that took place in Maryland in January 1956. With their home rink destroyed by a fire midway through the season, the Eastern Hockey League’s Baltimore Clippers needed to quickly find a place to play their final five home games.…

Charlotte Checkers (1993–2010) - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Checkers_(1993%E2%80%932010) The Checkers franchise was founded in 1993, and was owned by a consortium headed by local auto dealer and NASCAR team owner Felix Sabates, with former Charlotte Hornets president Carl Scheer and NASCAR drivers Richard and Kyle Petty among the minority partners.City: Charlotte, North Carolina…

Checkers Fall In Longest Game In AHL History - Charlotte ...

http://gocheckers.com/game-recaps/checkers-fall-in-longest-game-in-ahl-history May 10, 2018 · The longest game in AHL history unfolded at Bojangles’ Coliseum Wednesday night into Thursday morning, but the Checkers came out on the wrong side of a 2-1 final in quintuple overtime. A 1-1 deadlock pushed past regulation and beyond until nearly seven minutes into the fifth overtime, when Alex Krushelnyski found the back of the net on the Phantoms’ 53rd shot of the night.…

Checkers Alumni Shed Light On City's Hockey History ...

http://gocheckers.com/articles/features/checkers-alumni-shed-light-on-city-s-hockey-history Mar 16, 2018 · Hockey’s origins in Charlotte have been documented over the last few years in conjunction with the current version of the team moving back into historic Bojangles’ Coliseum. As the story goes, a fire forced the Baltimore Clippers out of their home rink near the end of the 1955-56 season.…

Lehigh Valley Phantoms' five-overtime win over Charlotte ...

https://www.espn.com/nhl/story/_/id/23457968/lehigh-valley-phantoms-five-win-charlotte-checkers-marks-longest-game-ahl-history May 10, 2018 · Lehigh Valley Phantoms goalie Alex Lyon finished with 94 saves on 95 shots as his team beat the Charlotte Checkers 2-1 in five overtimes, making it the longest game in the 82-year history ……

CharlotteCheckers - YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/user/CharlotteCheckers In the final episode of Discover The Checkers, presented by Discovery Place Science, we take you inside every game of the journey to the franchise's first ever Calder Cup.Views: 3K…

Checkers, Oliwer Kaski Both Reaping Rewards From Early ...

https://charlottecheckers.com/articles/features/checkers-oliwer-kaski-both-reaping-rewards-from-early-season-trade Carolina acquired Kaski in exchange for Kyle Wood, an offseason acquisition who ended up being a frequent healthy scratch for Charlotte. It was a common type of trade at this level, giving players a needed change of scenery. What was uncommon, though, was the caliber of untapped potential the Checkers got in return.…

History - Charlotte Checkers Hockey - gocheckers.com

http://charlottecheckers.com/team/history The history of hockey in Charlotte, and also the history of hockey in the southeastern United States, can be traced back to a fire that took place in Maryland in January 1956. With their home rink destroyed by a fire midway through the season, the Eastern Hockey League’s Baltimore Clippers needed to quickly find a place to play their final five home games.…

Charlotte Checkers (1993–2010) - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Checkers_(1993%E2%80%932010) The Checkers franchise was founded in 1993, and was owned by a consortium headed by local auto dealer and NASCAR team owner Felix Sabates, with former Charlotte Hornets president Carl Scheer and NASCAR drivers Richard and Kyle Petty among the minority partners.City: Charlotte, North Carolina…

Hockey has a checkered history in the Queen City - CLTure

https://clture.org/hockey-charlotte-checkers/ Sep 15, 2016 · Hockey has a checkered history in the Queen City. When the Charlotte Checkers kick off the new season, it marks another chapter in the 60-year history of hockey in the Queen City. Although still thought of primarily as a northern sport, hockey has made tremendous progress in ……

Checkers Fall In Longest Game In AHL History - Charlotte ...

http://gocheckers.com/game-recaps/checkers-fall-in-longest-game-in-ahl-history May 10, 2018 · The longest game in AHL history unfolded at Bojangles’ Coliseum Wednesday night into Thursday morning, but the Checkers came out on the wrong side of a 2-1 final in quintuple overtime. A 1-1 deadlock pushed past regulation and beyond until nearly seven minutes into the fifth overtime, when Alex Krushelnyski found the back of the net on the Phantoms’ 53rd shot of the night.…

Checkers Alumni Shed Light On City's Hockey History ...

http://gocheckers.com/articles/features/checkers-alumni-shed-light-on-city-s-hockey-history Mar 16, 2018 · Hockey’s origins in Charlotte have been documented over the last few years in conjunction with the current version of the team moving back into historic Bojangles’ Coliseum. As the story goes, a fire forced the Baltimore Clippers out of their home rink near the end of the 1955-56 season.…

CharlotteCheckers - YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/user/CharlotteCheckers In the final episode of Discover The Checkers, presented by Discovery Place Science, we take you inside every game of the journey to the franchise's first ever Calder Cup.Views: 3K…

Checkers, Oliwer Kaski Both Reaping Rewards From Early ...

https://charlottecheckers.com/articles/features/checkers-oliwer-kaski-both-reaping-rewards-from-early-season-trade Carolina acquired Kaski in exchange for Kyle Wood, an offseason acquisition who ended up being a frequent healthy scratch for Charlotte. It was a common type of trade at this level, giving players a needed change of scenery. What was uncommon, though, was the caliber of untapped potential the Checkers got in return.…