• Charlotte Checkers extend lead in Calder Cup finals

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Checkers beat the Chicago Wolves Thursday to take a 3-1 lead in their first Calder Cup finals.

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    The Checkers extended their lead in the best-of-seven series after a 5-3 win in Game 4 in Chicago. Game 5 will be played in Chicago on Saturday.   

    If necessary, Games 6 and 7 will be played at Bojangles' Coliseum on June 13 and June 14.    

    (Credit: Charlotte Checkers)

    The Checkers defeated Providence and Hershey in the Atlantic Division semifinals and finals, and then beat the Toronto Marlies to win the Eastern Conference finals and advance to the Calder Cup finals against the Wolves.

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    Tickets for the home playoff games are on sale through Ticketmaster and at the coliseum ticket office.

    For more information, visit gocheckers.com.

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