Team Logo. The Columbus Checkers were a team in the International Hockey League. They played an exhibition game against the Chicago Blackhawks in 1966. They went dormant in 1970 and came back a year later as the Columbus Golden Seals. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Columbus_Checkers?oldid=17704" Categories: International Hockey League teams Teams in Ohio Teams in Columbus (OH) Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.