• Checkers celebrate Calder Cup victory at fan fest

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Checkers celebrated their Calder Cup victory with thousands of fans at Bojangles’ Coliseum on Monday night.

    It was the first title in the nine-year history of the franchise.

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    >> WATCH the video above for reactions from players and fans furing the championship celebration.

    The players got a chance to show off the hardware, sign autographs and celebrate with their fans.

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