Brenden Walker charged into the crease and jammed the uncovered puck home, breaking up a tie game and sending the Gwinnett Gladiators to a huge 5-4 victory over the Everblades on Thursday.
It’s a rare day when the Gwinnett Gladiators get booed in their own arena. But the team has also rarely had such a tough start to the season.
Gwinnett Gladiators gain some momentum with Florida Everblades matchups on tap later this week
The Gwinnett Gladiators have already played Greenville – their closest ECHL opponent — four times and they face the Road Warriors for the third time in four days on Monday.
Rookie defenseman Devon Krogh netted the deciding goal early in the third period Friday and the Gwinnett Gladiators knocked off Greenville 3-1 for their first regularion win of the season.
Everson, 23, most recently spent time with the Peoria Rivermen of the American Hockey League, playing in the final two games of their 2012-13 season.
Gwinnett drops home match and loses all three weekend games to rival South Carolina
Gwinnett Gladiators vs. South Carolina Stingrays hockey
Scooter Vaughan scored the go-ahead goal late in the third and the South Carolina Stingrays stole two points from the Gwinnett Gladiators in a 5-3 game Friday night at North Charleston Coliseum.
The Gwinnett Gladiators set a record for the fastest two goals in franchise history and, though it took a shootout, picked up their first win of the season Wednesday.
The Gwinnett Gladiators are off to the worst start in franchise history after losing their first four games. History also shows that October isn’t when championships are won.
Solar Bears claim physical, penalty-filled victory on Sunday afternoon
Despite a valiant late push the Gwinnett Gladiators fell short Saturday night at the Amway Center, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Orlando Solar Bears.
Gwinnett Gladiators defenseman Jonathan Narbonne, a rookie out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, scored his first pro goal in the season opener last Friday. It was a good start for the decorated junior player who was named the QMJHL’s best defensive defenseman last year.
Gwinnett lost its first three games a year ago and still won the ECHL’s South Division. That team, though, had a lot more experience than this edition of the Gladiators.