Checkers Celebrate Calder Cup In Charlotte

Fans Celebrate As Checkers Return Home Champions


The kings of the AHL return to the Queen City.

The playoffs may be over, but the party continues for the Charlotte Checkers.

Two days after winning their first ever Calder Cup Championship on the road in Chicago, the best team in the league brought the hardware back to home ice.

Thousands of fans gathered inside Bojangles’ Coliseum on Monday night to celebrate the Checkers and their AHL Championship.

While the Checkers clinched the best-of-seven Calder Cup Finals series on the road against the wolves, the team’s coach and players gave credit to their fans as they thanked the Checkers faithful for their support all season long.