Charlotte Checkers 2019-20 schedule released

Team will begin title defense Oct. 5 in Hartford

The American Hockey League today announced the 2019-20 regular-season schedule for its 31 member clubs.

The Checkers’ full schedule in list and calendar forms is attached to this release. Additional downloads and other highlights are available at

The Calder Cup champion Checkers will begin their title defense on the road at Hartford on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. Following that and the following day’s contest at Springfield, the team will return to Charlotte to host its first two home games against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Friday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. Festivities surrounding the home opener will include a special banner raising ceremony prior to the game.

Including the home opener, the Checkers will play 26 of their 38 home games at Bojangles’ Coliseum on weekends. That includes seven Friday games, 13 Saturday contests and six games on Sundays. The entire schedule will be played against Eastern Conference opponents.

Single-game tickets for the 2019-20 regular season will go on sale in September. 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.