NFL, NBA, NHL stats

Checkers Announce Training Camp Details, Schedule

August 24, 2011 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Charlotte Checkers News Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Checkers announced today the details of the team's training camp, 'built' by Timberstone Homes, including two preseason games against the Lake Erie Monsters on Friday, Sept. 30 (7 p.m.) and Saturday, Oct. 1 (1 p.m.).

Both games will take place at Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, N.C. Tickets are $10 for season ticket holders and $15 for the general public ($10 for kids under 12) and can be purchased from Extreme Ice Center or Ticketmaster beginning Thursday, Sept. 8. Extreme Ice Center has a maximum capacity of 1,000 and fans are encouraged to get their tickets as early as possible.

The Checkers will open training camp on Monday, Sept. 26 at 10 a.m. with the first of eight on-ice sessions open to the public at Extreme Ice Center.

The full schedule is as follows (all times subject to change):

Mon, Sept. 26 - 10 a.m. to noon

Tue, Sept. 27 - 10 a.m. to noon

Wed, Sept. 28 - 10 a.m. to noon

Thu, Sept. 29 - 10 a.m. to noon

Fri, Sept. 30 - Preseason game vs. Lake Erie, 7 p.m.

Sat, Oct. 1 - Preseason game vs. Lake Erie, 1 p.m.

Sun, Oct. 2 - Off

Mon, Oct. 3 - 10 a.m. to noon

Tue, Oct. 4 - 10 a.m. to noon

Wed, Oct. 5 - 10 a.m. to noon

Thu, Oct. 6 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The Checkers' home opener is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15 at Time Warner Cable Arena against the Peoria Rivermen. Season tickets and mini-plans are on sale now and start as low as $10 per game. Ticket information can be obtained by calling 704-342-4423 or visiting

The Carolina Hurricanes and Winnipeg Jets will face-off in an NHL preseason game at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sunday, Sept. 25. Tickets are available at or the TWCA box office.

• Discuss this story on the American Hockey League message board...

American Hockey League Stories from August 24, 2011

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

Other Recent Charlotte Checkers Stories

Sports Statistics from the Stats Crew