Charlotte Checkers will celebrate home opener with championship banner raising ceremony

Charlotte Checkers will celebrate home opener with championship banner raising ceremony

The Charlotte Checkers, the reigning Calder Cup champions, are back in action for the 2019-20 season. The team will host its first two home games against Bridgeport on Friday and Saturday at Bojangles’ Coliseum.

To kick off the new season at home, a championship banner raising ceremony will take before Friday’s game.

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The ceremony will start at 6:30 p.m. with a video tribute to the team’s first American Hockey League championship.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and the first 2,500 fans to arrive will receive a free replica mini championship banner.

The game will begin at 7 p.m.

Following the ceremony, the Calder Cup trophy will be on display in the coliseum’s Red Line Club restaurant throughout the night.

Tickets start at $18.50 and are available through Ticketmaster and the Bojangles’ Coliseum box office.

For more information, check out gocheckers.com.