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Checkers' 2017-18 schedule released

The American Hockey League today announced the 2017-18 regular-season schedule for its 30 member clubs.

The Checkers’ full schedule in list form can be viewed on the team’s official website, where calendar downloads and other highlights are also available. In addition, a printable PDF calendar of the schedule is attached to this release.

Starting with their home-opening weekend series against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:15 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m., the Checkers will play 24 of their 38 home games at Bojangles’ Coliseum on weekends. That includes five Friday games, 11 Saturday contests and eight games on Sundays.

With the Checkers moving to the Eastern Conference, the team will play an entirely new slate of opponents this season including Bridgeport (top affiliate of the New York Islanders), Providence (Boston Bruins), Lehigh Valley (Philadelphia Flyers), Rochester (Buffalo Sabres), Hartford (New York Rangers) and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (Pittsburgh Penguins).

Single-game tickets for the 2017-18 regular season will go on sale in the first week of September, while season tickets, mini plans and group outings are on sale now. A promotional calendar listing special events, theme nights and giveaways, will be announced in the coming weeks.

Press release provided by the Charlotte Checkers

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