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Gladiators sign former NHLer Laliberte

DULUTH — The Gwinnett Gladiators signed former NHL forward David Laliberté on Thursday.

Laliberté is entering his seventh season as a professional after being selected 124th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the fourth round of the 2004 draft. He played in 11 regular season games and one playoff game with the Flyers, scoring two goals and an assist during his time there.

The St-Jean-Sur-Richelie, Quebec native also played in 250 AHL regular season games.

Laliberté has 61 goals, 77 assists, and 174 penalty minutes in his AHL career.

The 27-year-old played in 21 games last season for Adirondack, along with five for the now-defunct Trenton Titans of the ECHL. In total, he’s played in 32 career ECHL games with the Wheeling Nailers and the Titans. In 2011-12, Laliberté appeared in 50 games with the Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams in Germany, helping the team to a quarterfinal appearance in the Spengler Cup.