The Charlotte Checkers Allow Wilson Into Their Locker Room.
The Charlotte Checkers Home Opener is this Friday Night
INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. - Hockey season is back!. Wilson, who is a huge hockey fan, was at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail today at the Charlotte Checkers' training facility. While there, he went into the locker room to hassle Matt, the Canadian intern. He also talked with Checkers' goalie Mike Murphy who has only been in Charlotte for a few weeks. Mike, who is also from Canada, says he enjoys being in Charlotte and is ready for the home opener this weekend.
The Charlotte Checkers have been elevated to the AHL and are now affiliated with the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes. The Checkers home opener is this Friday, October 15th, 7:00pm at Time Warner Cable Arena against the Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penquins. Checkers' logo flags will be given away to the first 6,500 fans and a special guest will carry the Checkers' flag out during the pre-game festivities. More information on the home opener, tickets and all of the Checkers' games and events can be found at the Charlotte Checkers website.