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Burnette ES Shines Again
Thursday, May 21, 2015

For the 5th consecutive season, Burnette Elementary School in Suwanee attended a Gladiators game and their chorus performed the National Anthem. Seen here with the Gladiators Director of Community Relations Jim Hall and several of the chorus kids are Burnette’s Principal Kim Reed and Chorus Teacher Brittany Grant. Thanks to the Lions for another job well done!

If you would like to learn more about how your school can be part of the Gladiators Fundraiser Program, please contact the Gladiators Front Office at 770-497-5100.


MacDonald & Max Visit Sparks
Monday, May 18, 2015

The Gladiators were out and about at The Ice in Cumming this past Saturday with fine folks from the Atlanta Sparks Hockey Team for their Sled Hockey Tournament. As a special treat, the Sparks program had the kids come out and enjoy some ice time with Glads Forward Will MacDonald and everyone’s favorite lovable lion - Maximus.

The Atlanta Sparks program aims to create a fun environment for two types of hockey players. Their first team is comprised of athletes with mental disabilities and those with hearing impairments. The second team is a competitive Sled hockey team. With both ventures, they provide a fun safe environment for each set of athletes.

"The Atlanta SPARKS group has been a wonderful partner of the Gladiators for two seasons now," said Jim Hall, Gladiators Director of Community Relations. "They’ve worked hard to raise both awareness and financial support through their yearly Glads/PSP Fundraiser. We’re honored to partner with such an inspiring group of individuals, and we’re excited to welcome the Sparks squad back out with us in 2015-2016."

For more information on the programs Atlanta Sparks offers, please click here to visit www.atlantasparks.com.

Click HERE to view our photo album of the event!


Major Merch ON SALE NOW
Thursday, May 14, 2015

The temperatures are warming up, but the prices are coming down! The Gladiators Merch Department just launched a huge SUMMER SALE, and it’s not to be missed! Enjoy FREE SHIPPING on ALL clearance team gear - plus prices as low as $2 on certain items! (In fact - most items fall with the $5 - $10 range.)

PLUS: every online merchandise purchase made during the Summer Sale receives A FREE GLADIATORS BEACH TOWEL!!



We have everything from fan favorite novelties to youth t-shirts and Glads outerwear!

CLICK HERE TO SHOP NOW!




Gladiators Partner with MEUS
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Gwinnett Gladiators are proud to announce their continued partnership with Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating ("MEUS") for the 2015-2016 season.

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating will be heavily committed to the Gladiators community events such as Sing for Santa, Teddy Bear Toss, and Pink in the Rink Weekend. In addition, MEUS welcomes local non-profit groups to attend select games throughout the season. Be on the lookout for Instant Replays at all home games brought to you by Mitsubishi Electric. "It is a pleasure to partner with organizations like the Gladiators that allow us a forum to promote our community initiatives using platforms like Sing for Santa, Teddy Bear Toss, and Pink in the Rink." - Senior Director of Marketing, John Stowell

"We are excited to have a great local company such as Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating back on board for our 2015-16 campaign," said Gladiators Director of Corporate Partnerships - Mike Miller. "They truly believe in giving back to the community as do the Gladiators".

For more than 30 years, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating has innovated technologies designed to enhance your home and lifestyle. For residential services visit MitsubishiComfort.com and for commercial products visit MistubishiPro.com. #MakeComfortPersonal @MitsubishiHVAC.

If your company would like more information about partnering with the Gladiators for the 2015-16 season, contact Mike Miller at 770-497-5117 or visit the Gladiators official team website at www.gwinnettgladiators.com.




H. Mill Continues Chorus Prog
Friday, May 08, 2015

The Gwinnett Gladiators recently stopped by Henderson Mill Elementary, a school in DeKalb county, to present the chorus program with a check for $507. The chorus earned the money when they performed "Oh Canada" prior to the February 7th game versus Orlando.

According to Meaghan Curry, Chorus Teacher, the funds raised will be used to help continue the chorus program and also help defray transportation costs for the chorus when they participate in various community based outreach efforts.

If your school, athletic organization or other non-profit is interested in finding out more about the Gladiators fundraising program, sponsored by Peggy Slappey Properties, please contact the Gladiators front office at 770-497-5100.



Glads Announce FST Raffle
Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The Gladiators announced on Wednesday that, for the first time in their twelve seasons, the organization will be raffling off their 2014-2015 Game Worn White Jerseys to Full Season Ticket Holders. A complete list of available jerseys follow this release, but the team is excited to gift 18 great jerseys to 18 lucky winners via the FST Holder Raffle.

The Gladiators have added a special "Gladiators Full Season Ticket Holder" patch to each jersey, and any that belonged to players on the active roster at the end of the year are autographed!

The drawing will take place on Tuesday, June 2nd at Noon, and winners will be live tweeted out via the Gladiators official Twitter account (www.twitter.com/gwtgladiators) as they are selected. The ticket holders will then be contacted by a member of the Gladiators Front Office to arrange for pick-up.

FST Holders will receive multiple entries in the raffle based on the following criteria:
  • 1. Account contacts will receive one (1) entry per seat in their Full Season Ticket Package, and that number will then be multiplied by the number of seasons they’ve been a Full Season Ticket Holder.
  • 2. BONUS: Full Season Ticket Holders who renew their 14-15 tickets for the 15-16 season no later than 5:00 PM EST Monday, June 1st will have their existing entries DOUBLED.

    For example, if you have had four full season tickets for four seasons, you’ll receive 16 entries ( four seats (X) four seasons = 16. Plus, let’s say you renew on May 25th - your entries thus double and become a total of 32.

    To make things fair for all involved, the raffle will go in numerical order and once an account holder has won a jersey; their remaining entries will be removed from the drawing

    To purchase or renew your Full Season Tickets for the 2015-2016 season, and get in on the jersey raffle action, contact the Gladiators Front Office at 770-497-5100.

    Complete List of Jerseys Available:
    1 Mark Guggenberger
    5 James Melindy
    7 Art Bidlevskii
    8 Will MacDonald
    9 Scott Arnold
    11 Tyler Murovich
    12 Greg Carey
    14 Zach Yuen
    16 Silengo Jeff
    17 Casey Pierro-Zabotel
    19 Jason Wilson
    21 Brock Higgs
    23 Mike Merrifield
    24 Travis Ouellette
    30 Mike Lee
    33 Chris Kamal
    36 Geoff Paukovich
    37 Kent Patterson





  • Clayton Dental Back for 15-16
    Monday, May 04, 2015

    The Gladiators are pleased to announce that they have signed another partnership agreement with Clayton Dental at Village Grove to be the Official Dentist of the Gladiators for the 2015-2016 season. Clayton Dental has been a corporate partner since the Gladiators inaugural year in 2003-2004, and is in their 2nd season as official team dentist. Be sure to be on the lookout for Clayton Dental game pucks at each home game!

    Dr. Frank Clayton is an internationally recognized lecturer and author who has served patients in the Suwanee area for over a decade. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1990 and from the University of North Carolina’s School of Dentistry in 1999. Find out more information on-line at www.claytondental.com.

    If your company would like more information about partnering with the Gladiators for the 2015-2016 season, contact the Front Office at 770-497-5100.




    SPARK Uses $$ to Buy Music
    Thursday, April 30, 2015

    The Gwinnett Gladiators recently stopped by Springdale Park Elementary, an Atlanta Public School, to present the chorus program with a check for $493. The school earned the money when the chorus performed Oh Canada prior to the January 11 game versus Fort Wayne. According to Brianne Turgeon, Chorus Teacher, the funds raised will be used to help purchase sheet music for the chorus program and also help defray transportation costs for the school when they travel to competitions.

    If your school, athletic organization or other non-profit is interested in finding out more about the Gladiators fundraising program, sponsored by Peggy Slappey Properties, please contact the Gladiators front office at 770-497-5100.




    Equipment Sale June 11th
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    The Gladiators will hold their annual Equipment & Merchandise Sale on Thursday, June 11th from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. Available equipment items include: tape, socks, helmets, gloves, pants, player locker nameplates, and skates. There will also be a very limited supply of sticks, and a small selection of shoulder and elbow pads. There is a possibility that a handful of practice jerseys will be available for purchase, but that is NOT definite at this time.

    The Gladiators Merchandise Department will also hold a large clearance sale that evening alongside the equipment sale. Fans who make a merchandise purchase will receive a free gift. (Limit one per customer, while supplies last.)

    The sale will be held in the Gladiators Locker Room and fans are invited to park in back of the arena. Please enter the Gwinnett Center complex from Satellite Boulevard and proceed behind the buildings, past the loading docks and down to where you’ll find other cars parked in back. Doors WILL NOT OPEN until 5:30 PM. Cash, check, or charge are welcome. If you have any questions about the Gladiators Equipment Sale, please contact Dakota King at 770-497-5119.

    The Gladiators reserve the right to adjust their equipment sale inventory in advance of the sale without notice.



    Golden Goalie Auction Live
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    On Sunday, March 29th, Kent Patterson wore the ECHL’s GOLDEN GOALIE jersey in the Gladiators game against the Orlando Solar Bears. That game worn jersey is now up for auction on The MeiGray Group’s NHL Auction site. The auction closes on May 7th. Patterson’s selection as the Gladiators Golden Goalie was announced by the ECHL on February 25th, 2015.

    CLICK HERE TO BID ON KENT PATTERSON’S GAME WORN JERSEY.

    About The MeiGray Group

    The leading distributor of game-worn hockey jerseys, The MeiGray Group has sold more than 7,000 ECHL game-worn jerseys since 2002-03.

    The MeiGray Group, which has sold more than 50,000 game-worn jerseys since its inception in 1997, partners with USA Hockey and directs the NHL-MeiGray Game-Worn Jersey Authentication Program. MeiGray Group also partners with the National Basketball Association.

    About the ECHL
    Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 28 teams in 20 states and one Canadian province for its 27th season in 2014-15. There have been 559 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 18 who made their NHL debuts in the 2014-15 season. The ECHL has affiliations with 29 of the 30 NHL teams in 2014-15, marking the 18th consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter.