|Home arena||Fairgrounds Coliseum
Market Square Arena
|Affiliates||New York Islanders|
The Indianapolis Checkers were a minor league professional ice hockey team from Indianapolis, Indiana. The Checkers' home arena was the Fairgrounds Coliseum from 1979 to 1985 and Market Square Arena from 1985 to 1987. The team originated in the Central Hockey League where they played from 1979 to 1984. The Checkers filled a void left by the departed Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association. Indianapolis won the Adams Cup as the CHL champions twice, in 1982 and 1983.
The team transferred to the International Hockey League, where they played from 1984 to 1987. At the completion of the 1986–87 season, the team was relocated to Denver, Colorado and renamed the Colorado Rangers.
- Hockeydb.com Indianapolis Checkers Statistics 1979–84
- Hockeydb.com Indianapolis Checkers Statistics 1984–87
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