Charlotte Checkers

the bear knuckle hockey team

in history of the team

The Charlotte Checkers are a minor-league professional ice hockey team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. They are members of the West Division of the Western Conference of the American Hockey League (AHL), and are the AHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

The franchise is one of four teams which share a name with a predecessor from a lower-tier league; the other three are the Norfolk Admirals, Rockford IceHogs, and Peoria Rivermen.

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30John MuseG5'11"185East Falmouth, MA

35Drew MacIntyreG6'1"190Charlottetown, PEI



2Rasmus RissanenD6'2"210Kuopio, Finland

4Keegan LoweD6'2"189Edmonton, Alberta

5Trevor CarrickD6'2"175Stouffville, Ontario

6Ryan MurphyD5'11"176Aurora, Ontario

9Danny BiegaD6'0"200Montreal, Quebec

20Dennis RobertsonD6'1"215Fort Saint John, BC

29Michal JordanD6'1"195Zlin, Czech Republic

36Beau SchmitzD5'10"195Howell, MI


The CheckMates are a vital part of the Checkers' community outreach programs and game experience and are a diverse group that includes college students, teachers, financiers and other working professionals. Keep an eye for the team throughout the Charlotte community and at Time Warner Cable Arena all season long.
Checkers Movember Draft at Tin Roof


The focus of this internship will be to provide an intern with an opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of the Checkers’ marketing and community relations departments. The Checkers marketing internship is a structured opportunity for you to learn, grow, and contribute in a professional setting. The Checkers strive to provide a creative and entertaining platform to reach fans through community initiatives and an affordable-family sporting event. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting in community relations initiatives; generate ideas and programs that increase the team’s overall impact in the community
  • Helping to facilitate off-ice events
  • Fulfilling all donation requests, tracking and managing of donation logs
  • Assisting with the execution of Charlotte Checkers community programs
  • Assisting marketing department in executing promotions, advertising, and events for theme nights including: Pink in the Rink, Race Night, 80’s Night, etc.
  • Work alongside with Merchandise Director for inventory, restocking, game preparation, etc

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  • Box office: The arena box office is open Mon – Fri from 10 – 6 and later on event days. There is a $3.50 facility fee on each ticket purchased at the Time Warner Cable Arena Box Office.
  • Ticket kiosks: There are four Ticketmaster ticket kiosks located outside the main entrances of Time Warner Cable Arena. These kiosks are available for ticket purchases 24 hours / day with no additional fees.
  • Online at
  • By phone at 1-800-745-3000

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