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Select games available live on Channel 520 throughout Carolinas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced today that they have entered into a three-year partnership with Time Warner Cable to broadcast Checkers games live on cable television.

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WFNZ, WBCN will carry 40+ games; All games also available at GoCheckers.com

The Charlotte Checkers announced today that CBS Radio stations WFNZ The Fan 610AM and WBCN America’s Talk 1660AM will be the official radio carriers of games in the team’s inaugural American Hockey League season.

The schedule, subject to change, has 47 confirmed games to date; 19 of which will be available on WFNZ and 28 available on WBCN.

Jason Shaya, entering his fourth season as the voice of the Checkers, will call all of the play-by-play action, while former NHL player and ECHL Checkers assistant coach Jason Dawe will lend his expertise as color commentator for home games. Dawe played 366 in the NHL with the Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders, Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers before finishing his career in 2005 with the ECHL Checkers.

“We are very excited to have partnered with CBS Radio for broadcasts this year,” remarked Shaya. “Having two prominent radio stations covering Checkers games makes our inaugural AHL season that much more special.”

Fans will also be able to catch all 80 games on a live broadcast through streaming audio at www.gocheckers.com and www.theahl.com. In addition, NeuLion audio will join and stream playoffs. Visit www.gocheckers.com throughout the season for additional information.

For more information on WFNZ and WBCN, visit wfnz.cbslocal.com and americastalk1660.cbslocal.com.

The Checkers’ home opener is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 15 at Time Warner Cable Arena. Season tickets for the inaugural 2010-11 AHL season are now on sale and season ticket packages start as low as $10 per game. Ticket information can be obtained by calling 704-342-4-ICE or visiting www.gocheckers.com.

The broadcast schedule (subject to change) is as follows:
Friday, Oct. 15 vs. W-B/Scranton (WFNZ)
Friday, Oct. 22 @ Adirondack (WBCN)
Tuesday, Nov. 2 vs. Portland (WBCN)
Tuesday, Nov. 9 vs. Hershey (WBCN)
Friday, Nov. 12 vs. Bridgeport (WBCN)
Wednesday, Nov. 17 vs. Adirondack (WBCN)
Monday, Nov. 22 vs. Norfolk (WBCN) 
Sunday, Nov. 28 @ Hershey (WBCN)
Sunday, Dec. 5 vs. Syracuse (WBCN)
Monday, Dec. 6 vs. Syracuse (WBCN)
Friday, Dec. 10 vs. Hershey (WBCN)
Sunday, Dec. 12 vs. Hershey (WBCN)
Saturday, Dec. 18 @ Binghamton (WFNZ)
Sunday, Dec. 19 @ Hershey (WFNZ)
Tuesday, Dec. 28 @ Norfolk (WBCN)
Thursday, Dec. 30 @ Norfolk (WFNZ)
Saturday, Jan. 1 vs. Binghamton (WFNZ)
Tuesday, Jan. 4 vs. W-B/Scranton (WBCN)
Friday, Jan. 7 @ Albany (WFNZ)
Tuesday, Jan. 11 @ Norfolk (WBCN)
Thursday, Jan. 13 vs. Manchester (WBCN)
Friday, Jan. 14 vs. Manchester (WBCN)
Sunday, Jan. 16 vs. Norfolk (WBCN)
Wednesday, Jan. 19 vs. Springfield (WFNZ)
Friday, Jan. 21 vs. Springfield (WFNZ) 
Sunday, Jan. 23 @ W-B/Scranton (WFNZ)
Friday, Jan. 28 @ Adirondack (WBCN)
Thursday, Feb. 3 vs. Norfolk (WFNZ)
Sunday, Feb. 6 vs. Providence (WBCN)
Tuesday, Feb. 8 vs. Providence (WBCN)
Sunday, Feb. 13 vs. Albany (WFNZ)
Friday, Feb. 18 @ Binghamton (WFNZ)
Sunday, Feb. 20 @ Hershey (WFNZ)
Tuesday, Feb. 22 @ Syracuse (WBCN)
Thursday, Feb. 24 vs. Hartford (WFNZ)
Friday, Feb. 25 @ Norfolk (WBCN)
Saturday, Feb. 26 vs. Hartford (WFNZ)
Friday, Mar. 4 @ Providence (WBCN)
Sunday, Mar. 6 @ Manchester (WFNZ)
Tuesday, Mar. 8 vs. Binghamton (WBCN)
Saturday, Mar. 12 vs. Binghamton (WBCN)
Wednesday, Mar. 16 @ Bridgeport (WFNZ)
Tuesday, Mar. 22 vs. Adirondack (WBCN)
Friday, Apr. 1 @ W-B/Scranton (WBCN)
Monday, Apr. 4 vs. Norfolk (WBCN)
Friday, Apr. 8 vs. Worcester (WFNZ)
Saturday, Apr. 9 vs. Worcester (WFNZ)