Charlotte Checkers Logo

Charlotte Checkers Logo

The minor-league ice hockey club Charlotte Checkers is the AHL affiliate of the NHL’s club Carolina Hurricanes. The Checkers were established in 1990 under the name of Capital District Islanders and were renamed the Albany River Rats upon moving to Albany, New York.

Meaning and history

Charlotte Checkers Logo history

Having relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina, in 2007, the team adopted the current name and the logo depicting a bear. The original color scheme included blue, white, and red. In 2010, the Charlotte Checkers logo was updated, and, as a result, blue was replaced by black.

Colors

Colors Charlotte Checkers Logo

The bear itself is white with silver elements and a black neck. The sky is bright red, the same color as the text “Charlotte.” The lettering “Checkers” is given in white, while the skyline is black.