The battles were in close quarters and not without some saltiness. The schedule allowed for the Gwinnett Gladiators to spend most of a practice day working one-on-one.
Gwinnett Gladiators goalie Louis Domingue played the last 30 seconds of the game with a player’s stick and put the finishing touches on a sparkling shutout win Thursday.
Last season, Jeff Pyle enjoyed his Thanksgiving off. Despite no longer coaching for the Gwinnett Gladiators, who annually request a home game on the holiday, he’s back at work for it this year.
The Gwinnett Gladiators negated power plays with penalties four times and were shutout for the second time in just over a week Saturday.
Evan Bloodoff signed as a free agent with the Gwinnett Gladiators after three seasons with the Phoenix Coyotes organization. Bloodoff was assigned to the Gladiators by Phoenix last season and was among the team’s most prolific point-getters. The 22-year-old Canadian also led the team in playoff goals and was second in points. Bloodoff began his pro career in 2011-12, playing 48 games for Portland in the AHL. He was picked by the Coyotes in the sixth round of the 2009 draft in the midst of a successful major junior career in Kelowna. In this installment of “Getting to Know …,” Bloodoff talks to staff writer Christine Troyke about a variety of topics, including Movember, being on the same junior team with his older brother and loving living in Georgia.
It’s a rematch, but it’s a rematch after months have elapsed and neither team is the same as it was at the end of August.
No. 4 GAC heads to No. 5 Calhoun for major showdown
No hyperbole is necessary this week. No need to try to talk around the fact that this week’s opponent just isn’t up to the task. Greater Atlanta Christian and Calhoun go head-to-head in what is most likely the most compelling second-round playoff game anywhere in the state.
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.
An uncharacteristic number of turnovers cost Greater Atlanta Christian a region championship last week. Rabun County may pay the price for being the next team on the Spartans’ schedule.
Franklin Pridgen and the Wesleyan coaching staff had a rare chance for some advance scouting of their first-round playoff opponent.