Team Facts
Plays in ECHL Team colours Navy Blue + Gold + Ice Blue Town Duluth, GA, USA Founded 2003

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#36 Joe Murdaca (G) 24 1998 Niagara Falls, ON, CAN 6'3" 187 L 22/23
#1 Alex Sakellaropoulos (G) 28 1994 Tinley Park, IL, USA 6'3" 201 L 22/23
#31 David Tendeck (G) Arizona Coyotes 23 1999 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'1" 172 R 22/23
DEFENSEMEN
#7 Dylan Carabia (D) 26 1996 Sebastion, FL, USA 6'3" 190 - 22/23
#48 Tim Davison (D) 28 1994 Green Bay, WI, USA 5'11" 185 L 22/23
#24 Malcolm Hayes (D) 27 1995 Atlanta, GA, USA 6'2" 220 R
#6 Noah Laaouan (D) 21 2001 Halifax, NS, CAN 6'0" 185 R 22/23
#47 Dalton Thrower (D) 29 1993 Squamish, BC, CAN 6'0" 203 R 22/23
#55 Josh Thrower (D) 26 1996 Squamish, BC, CAN 6'1" 201 R 22/23
#28 Derek Topatigh (D) 25 1997 Mississauga, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 R 22/23
#8
Bode Wilde (D) New York Islanders 23 2000 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'3" 194 R 22/23
#11 Zach Yoder (D) 28 1994 Woodstock, GA, USA 6'5" 205 R 22/23
FORWARDS
#83 Tyson Empey (C/LW) 27 1995 Swift Current, SK, CAN 6'2" 205 L 22/23
#19 Carlos Fornaris (F) 27 1995 Miami, FL, USA 5'9" 168 L
#33 Gabe Guertler (C) 27 1995 Plantation, FL, USA 5'9" 190 L 22/23
#12 Tyler Kobryn (RW) 25 1997 Hillsborough, NJ, USA 6'3" 220 R 22/23
#18 Michal Mrázik (RW/C) 21 2001 Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK 6'4" 220 R 22/23
#59 Eric Neiley (RW/C)   “A” 31 1992 Warminster Township, PA, USA 5'11" 185 R 22/23
#37 Kaid Oliver (C/LW) 23 2000 White Rock, BC, CAN 6'0" 190 L 22/23
#23 Michael Pelech (C)   “A” 33 1989 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'3" 216 L 22/23
#74 Sang Hoon Shin (C/LW) 29 1993 Seoul, KOR 5'7" 168 R 22/23
#16 Cody Sylvester (C/LW)   “A” 30 1992 Kelowna, BC, CAN 5'11" 192 L 22/23
#15 Michael Turner (LW) 27 1995 Chicago, IL, USA 6'2" 207 L 22/23
#20 Reece Vitelli (C/RW) 21 2001 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'11" 176 R 22/23
Position: G: 3, D: 9, F: 12 | Av Age: 26.21 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 194 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 11 players
11 players
1 player
1 player
Experience Atlanta Gladiators: 1 555 GP
WC: 7 GP
OG: 4 GP
SHL: 1 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 40 GP
AHL: 198 GP
DEL: 56 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Arizona Coyotes (NHL)
Tucson Roadrunners (AHL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Arena at Gwinnett Center Location Duluth, GA, USA Capacity 11 355 Construction Year 2003
Games
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/25/2023
01/25/2023 Confirmed Leaving Odeen Tufto (F) Leaving for Krefeld Pinguine
01/25/2023 Up/Down Joining Tyson Empey (F) Joining from Tucson Roadrunners
01/21/2023
01/21/2023 Confirmed Joining Joe Murdaca (G) Joining from No team
01/20/2023
01/20/2023 Up/Down Leaving Tyler Parks (G) Leaving for Tucson Roadrunners
01/14/2023
01/14/2023 Confirmed Leaving Ian Mackey (F) Leaving for Savannah Ghost Pirates
01/13/2023
01/13/2023 Up/Down Joining David Tendeck (G) Joining from Tucson Roadrunners
01/10/2023
01/10/2023 Confirmed Joining Alex Sakellaropoulos (G) Joining from No team
01/09/2023
01/09/2023 Up/Down Joining Reece Vitelli (F) Joining from Tucson Roadrunners
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Gwinnett Gladiators
2003-2004 ECHL 72 42 - 22 - 8 248 193 92 1.28 3 Conference Final loss
2004-2005 ECHL 72 40 - 24 - 8 241 202 88 1.22 3 Conference SF loss
2005-2006 ECHL 72 50 - 15 - 7 304 208 107 1.49 1 Final loss
2006-2007 ECHL 72 41 - 24 - 7 289 256 89 1.24 3 Division Semifinal loss
2007-2008 ECHL 72 44 - 23 - 5 247 198 93 1.29 3 Division Semifinal loss
2008-2009 ECHL 72 31 - 35 - 6 214 246 68 0.94 4 Division Semifinal loss
2009-2010 ECHL 72 31 - 33 - 8 243 277 70 0.97 4 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 ECHL 72 30 - 34 - 8 203 250 68 0.94 4 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 ECHL 72 41 - 20 - 11 214 200 93 1.29 1 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 ECHL 72 43 - 26 - 3 211 191 89 1.24 1 Conference SF loss
2013-2014 ECHL 72 29 - 38 - 5 203 227 63 0.88 5 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 ECHL 72 20 - 45 - 7 174 263 47 0.65 7 Did not make playoffs
Atlanta Gladiators
2015-2016 ECHL 72 34 - 31 - 7 189 224 75 1.04 3 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 ECHL 72 27 - 37 - 8 234 278 62 0.86 6 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 ECHL 72 32 - 35 - 5 205 229 69 0.96 4 Division Semifinal loss
2018-2019 ECHL 72 31 - 30 - 11 197 211 73 1.01 5 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 ECHL 61 29 - 28 - 4 200 230 62 1.02 4 Playoffs Cancelled
2021-2022 ECHL 72 43 - 24 - 5 220 198 91 1.26 2 Division Semifinal loss
2022-2023 ECHL 41 23 - 14 - 4 125 119 50 1.22 5 -

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Drew Akins (F) 2022-2023 Jackson Hole Moose BDHL 16 27 33 60 16
2. Scott Conway (F) 2022-2023 Belfast Giants EIHL 34 26 33 59 38
3. Justin MacDonald (F) 2022-2023 Knoxville Ice Bears SPHL 31 23 33 56 34
4. Garrett Milan (F) 2022-2023 Pensacola Ice Flyers SPHL 33 18 30 48 43
5. Matthieu Gomercic (F) 2022-2023 Raiders IHC NIHL 35 17 30 47 53
6. Zach Magwood (F) 2022-2023 Krefeld Pinguine DEL2 42 21 24 45 31
7. Dan Kissel (F) 2022-2023 Stavanger Oilers Norway 39 17 28 45 4
8. Daniel Leavens (F) 2022-2023 HC Innsbruck ICEHL 37 19 25 44 14
9. Philippe Halley (F) 2022-2023 Angers Ligue Magnus 34 15 28 43 37
10. David Morley (F) 2022-2023 Frisk Asker Norway 32 11 31 42 10
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Derek Nesbitt (F) 512 166 258 424
2. Brad Schell (F) 262 79 246 325
3. Jeff Campbell (F) 210 90 164 254
4. Scott Mifsud (F) 194 66 143 209
5. Andy Brandt (F) 357 76 116 192
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Derek Nesbitt (F) 512 166 258 424
2. Eric Neiley (F) 254 98 90 188
3. Jeff Campbell (F) 210 90 164 254
4. Brad Schell (F) 262 79 246 325
5. Andy Brandt (F) 357 76 116 192
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Derek Nesbitt (F) 512 166 258 424
2. Brad Schell (F) 262 79 246 325
3. Jeff Campbell (F) 210 90 164 254
4. Scott Mifsud (F) 194 66 143 209
5. Andy Brandt (F) 357 76 116 192
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Adam Smyth (F) 113 14 36 503
2. Myles Stoesz (F) 107 8 13 449
3. Paul Flache (F) 236 19 82 371
4. Blue Bennefield (F) 133 37 66 369
5. Cam Brown (F) 211 43 97 341
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Derek Nesbitt (F) 512 166 258 424
2. Andy Brandt (F) 357 76 116 192
3. Brad Schell (F) 262 79 246 325
4. Tyler Murovich (F) 256 69 92 161
5. Eric Neiley (F) 254 98 90 188
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Daniel Gentzler (D) 1 1 2 2.00
2. Ryan Garbutt (F) 10 10 17 1.70
3. Tyler Moy (F) 2 1 3 1.50
4. Milan Gajic (F) 41 25 58 1.41
5. Colton Fretter (F) 53 38 70 1.32
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brad Schell (F) 2006-2007 ECHL 63 25 85 110 1.75 60
2. Scott Mifsud (F) 2006-2007 ECHL 70 26 68 94 1.34 66
3. Jeff Campbell (F) 2007-2008 ECHL 65 26 65 91 1.40 42
4. Jeff Campbell (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 62 30 53 83 1.34 8
5. Brad Schell (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 59 23 56 79 1.34 30
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Colton Fretter (F) 2006-2007 ECHL 51 36 32 68 1.33 46
2. Kevin Doell (F) 2003-2004 ECHL 63 33 41 74 1.17 88
3. Guillaume Desbiens (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 65 33 27 60 0.92 187
4. Phil Lane (F) 2017-2018 ECHL 62 32 25 57 0.92 105
5. Jeff Campbell (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 62 30 53 83 1.34 8
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brad Schell (F) 2006-2007 ECHL 63 25 85 110 1.75 60
2. Scott Mifsud (F) 2006-2007 ECHL 70 26 68 94 1.34 66
3. Jeff Campbell (F) 2007-2008 ECHL 65 26 65 91 1.40 42
4. Brandon Dietrich (F) 2003-2004 ECHL 72 10 60 70 0.97 31
5. Brad Schell (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 59 23 56 79 1.34 30
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Myles Stoesz (F) 2007-2008 ECHL 64 4 2 6 0.09 291
2. Adam Smyth (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 64 8 12 20 0.31 286
3. Blue Bennefield (F) 2003-2004 ECHL 72 20 18 38 0.53 222
4. Adam Smyth (F) 2004-2005 ECHL 49 6 10 16 0.33 217
5. Luke Sandler (F) 2017-2018 ECHL 65 10 12 22 0.34 190
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'1" 194 lbs 26.21
2021-2022 6'1" 194 lbs 27.30
2019-2020 6'1" 195 lbs 26.86
2018-2019 6'1" 192 lbs 24.84
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