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Atlanta Inks Cornell Captain Alex Rauter


DULUTH, Ga. – The Atlanta Gladiators announced Thursday that they have signed rookie forward Alex Rauter.  

Rauter, 23, recently completed a four-year collegiate career for Cornell University of the NCAA.  The Chatham, NJ native posted his best season for the Big Red during his senior campaign this year amassing 20 points (11-9-20) in 32 games while serving as the team’s co-captain.  Over the course of his tenure in Ithaca, NY, the 6-foot-1, 185-pound forward registered 43 points (20-23-43) in 93 games and played significant time at every position besides goalie. Prior to his college stint, Rauter notched 19 points (9-10-19) in 51 USHL games for Omaha and Youngstown.

The Atlanta Gladiators 15th Anniversary season continues at the Infinite Energy Arena Friday, April 6th against the Orlando Solar Bears at 7:35 PM. For ticket information, visit the official team website at or call the main office line at 770-497-5100.

The Gladiators are members of the ECHL, the nation’s premier "AA" hockey league. All home games are played at the 10,867-seat Infinite Energy Arena, located just off I-85 on Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth – where parking is always free. The Gladiators have established an unrivaled commitment to excellence, maintaining a distinctive reputation for affordable and family-friendly sports entertainment and consistently ranked as one of the top “Things To Do” in the Atlanta area and across the North Georgia region.

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