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Gladiators release protected list

DULUTH — The Gwinnett Gladiators protected list, released Monday, includes 11 players.

The Gladiators protected defensemen Tristin Llewellyn, Sacha Guimond, Ryan Donald and Russ Sinkewich. They also listed forwards Tyler Murovich, Yuri Bouharevich, Alex Belzile, Casey Pierro-Zabotel, Andy Brandt and Justin Bowers.

Teams are allowed to protect as many players as they wish, provided the player meets the guidelines in the collective bargaining agreement.

The ECHL also announced that teams must complete all future consideration trades by 3 p.m. June 13 and that teams must submit their season-ending rosters by 3 p.m. June 15. Season-ending rosters may include up to 20 players and cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 2012-13.