EHL & SHL team
The first Charlotte Checkers team started in the Eastern Hockey League. When that league folded, the Checkers joined the Southern Hockey League. The SHL folded in 1977, taking the Checkers with it.
The second hockey club called the Charlotte Checkers was founded in 1993, playing in the East Coast Hockey League.
In 2010, the franchise folded, owing to a move to the American Hockey League.
Prior to the 2010 season, the club was known as the Albany River Rats.
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