Charlotte Checkers Win First National Championship in Team’s History

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The Checkers have just won their first national championship in history.

This past Saturday night, the new Calder Cup champions defeated the Chicago Wolves 5-3 in game 5 of the championship series.

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🎵 WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS 🎵

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This is now the Charlotte Checkers 1st AHL National Championship since they started in 2010. The win also marks the city of Charlotte’s 7th national hockey title, with Charlotte-based hockey teams also winning the top prize in 1957, 1971 and 1972, 1975, 1976, and 1996.

Our hometown heroes will now be hosting a city-wide celebration tonight starting at 7pm at the Bojangles’ Coliseum.

Admission and parking are free to all area residents.

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