Checkers to Face Wilkes-Barre Scranton in First Round
The Charlotte Checkers today announced dates and times for their entire first-round Calder Cup Playoff series against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

As previously announced, Bojangles’ Coliseum will host Game 1 and Game 2 of the best-of-five series on Friday, April 20, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 21, at 6 p.m., respectively. A full series schedule, including subsequent games in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, can be found below.
GAME DATE TIME (EDT) LOCATION
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2
3
4*
5*
Friday, April 20
Saturday, April 21
Thursday, April 26
Saturday, April 28
Sunday, April 29
7 p.m.
6 p.m.
7:05 p.m.
7:05 p.m.
3:05 p.m.
Bojangles' Coliseum, Charlotte
Bojangles' Coliseum, Charlotte
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
* if necessary

Individual tickets for Games 1 and 2 are on sale now via Ticketmaster (Home Game A for April 20 and Home Game B for April 21) and will be available Monday at the Bojangles’ Coliseum box office. "Pay as We Play" packages requiring no money up front and offering the best savings on tickets for the entire playoffs can also be purchased now by contacting the Checkers at (704) 342-4423 or [email protected].

Both of the Checkers' first-round home games will feature food and drink specials including $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn and $2 domestic draught beer, as well as $4 craft draught beer.

Each game also has a ticket special that is currently available online. Friday’s game features a $5.50 ticket deal for all kids aged 12 and under (maximum of two) that can be purchased at gocheckers.com/kids. For Saturday’s game, a Family Pack option of 50 percent off the box office price on groups of four tickets can be purchased at gocheckers.com/family.

Charlotte, which clinched a playoff spot last weekend, is making consecutive postseason appearances for the first time in eight AHL seasons.
Paul Branecky
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The Checkers' vice president of communications, Paul Branecky has been covering hockey in North Carolina since 2006, including five seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes.

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