Season-ticket holder presale for Carolina Hurricanes’ AHL affiliate’s games, Oct. 16
By Ken Preston
RALEIGH, NC October 10, 2013 – Bill Nowicki, Vice President of Ticket Operations for the Carolina Hurricanes and PNC Arena, today announced that tickets for the Hurricanes’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate Charlotte Checkers’ two games in Raleigh will go on sale Thursday, Oct. 17, at the PNC Arena Box Office and via Ticketmaster. The games will be held on Friday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 16, at 1:30 p.m., and both games will see the Checkers playing the Abbotsford Heat, the AHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames.
Prior to the public on sale, there will be a special presale for Hurricanes and Checkers season-ticket holders on Oct. 16. Hurricanes season-ticket holders can purchase tickets for the two Checkers games at the PNC Arena Box Office with their season-ticket holder identification cards, or via Caniac Account Manager at www.CarolinaHurricanes.com. Checkers season-ticket holders should contact their ticket representatives to take advantage of the presale.
Additionally, there will be a “Skate with the Checkers” event following the Sunday, Feb. 16, game. Admission is $40 and includes rental skates, with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting the Charlotte Checkers Charitable Foundation. The event will be limited to the first 200 participants and there are a select number of skates in each size. To book, please visit www.bearsdenonline.com.
The Checkers’ two games at PNC Arena this season will mark the second and third AHL games to take place in Raleigh. Charlotte hosted the Norfolk Admirals at PNC Arena on Jan. 6, 2013, marking the first time an AHL game took place in North Carolina’s capital city.