Charlotte Checkers Media Preview at Bojangles' Coliseum Oct. 17, 2018

Charlotte Checkers Media Preview at Bojangles' Coliseum Oct. 17
Red Line Club menu tastings, ice skating and Zamboni rides, media availability with team representatives and more

Leading up to the Charlotte Checkers first home game of the season, you’re invited to join the Bojangles' Coliseum and Charlotte Checkers staff and players for a media preview featuring on-ice interview opportunities, Zamboni rides, a menu tasting at Bojangles’ Coliseum’s Red Line Club restaurant and more. Media attendees will receive complimentary tickets to the Charlotte Checkers game on Saturday, Oct. 20.

Tera Black, Charlotte Checkers Chief Operating Officer
Shawn Lynch, Charlotte Checkers Senior Vice President
Mike Vellucci, Charlotte Checkers Head Coach
Cathy Buchhofer, Bojangles’ Coliseum General Manager
Charlotte Checkers Players

Wednesday, Oct. 17

10:30-11 a.m.

B-roll of Charlotte Checkers practice

11-11:30 a.m.

On-ice media opportunities (skates provided)

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Media Zamboni rides (sign up required)

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Menu tasting in the Red Line Club restaurant

*Media check-in opens at 10 a.m.

Bojangles' Coliseum
2700 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28205

Free parking is available in the main lot in front of Bojangles' Coliseum. Please enter at the main lobby for check-in.

Please RSVP and sign up for a Zamboni ride time here.

About the Charlotte Checkers
The Charlotte Checkers, who played their first-ever game at what is now called Bojangles’ Coliseum in 1956, are the top affiliate of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. Since the team joined the American Hockey League in 2010, more than 40 different Checkers players have gone on to play in the NHL, resulting in nearly 1,400 games played. The Checkers are committed to serving the Charlotte community, contributing $4 million in cash and in-kind donations since Michael Kahn took ownership of the team in 2006. For more information, visit

About Bojangles' Coliseum
Bojangles’ Coliseum first opened in 1955 as the largest unsupported steel dome coliseum in the nation. Since then, the multipurpose venue has hosted a wide array of concerts, sporting events, family showsand other diverse entertainment events. The celebrated facility has been known by many names: Charlotte Coliseum, Independence Arena, Cricket Arena and currently Bojangles’ Coliseum. For more information, visit