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Charlotte Checkers
City Charlotte, North Carolina
League American Hockey League
Conference Eastern Conference
Division TBD
Founded 2010-11
Home arena Time Warner Cable Arena
Colors Red, black, white
Owner(s) MAK Hockey, LLC (Michael Kahn, president/CEO)
General manager TBD
Head coach TBD
Affiliates Carolina Hurricanes (NHL)
Franchise history
1990 to 1993 Capital District Islanders
1993 to 2010 Albany River Rats
2010 to future Charlotte Checkers
Regular season titles 2 1994–95, 1995–96
Division Championships 4 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98
Calder Cups 1 1994–95

The Charlotte Checkers are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League set to begin play for the 2010-11 season. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Checkers will play their home games at Time Warner Cable Arena, which is currently home to a team of the same name playing in the ECHL.

The franchise is currently playing as the Albany River Rats, and will continue to do so for the remainder of the 2009-10 season. On February 10, 2010, the relocation was officially announced. [1] [2][3]


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