The Gladiators will begin the 2015-2016 season with 13 days of training camp and a full slate of players aiming for a spot on the team’s Opening Night roster. For training camp, the team will have 19 players signed to ECHL contracts and three attending on a try-out basis. Currently, the Gladiators have three players under ECHL contract skating at the training camp of Atlantas new AHL affiliate for this season, the Providence Bruins. Providence will also assign additional players to join the Gladiators throughout camp.Among those 22 total players starting in camp, 13 are from the United States, 8 from Canada, one from Slovakia and one from the metro Atlanta area. 18 of the 22 have previous experience in the ECHL, 8 have played in the AHL, 6 are entering their first full season in the ECHL, one is coming straight from college hockey, and three participated in last years Gladiators training camp.2015-16 Atlanta Gladiators Training Camp Roster:Forwards (12)Martin Dubec (T)Justin BuzzeoDaniel BahntgeBrock HiggsTodd FiddlerDerek NesbittBrad NavinKyle GibbonsTyler MurovichThomas FrazeeJ.T. BarnettMike MerrifieldDefensemen (8)Drew Baker Ryan Devine (T)Ian BarteauxZach SarigKevin AlbersZach YuenTyler ShiploJoe StejskalGoaltenders (2)Kent PattersonAndrew Loewen (T)(T = Try-Out Contract)The Atlanta Gladiators are set to drop the puck on their 13th season at The Arena at Infinite Energy Center in October 2015. For ticket information, visit the official team website at www.atlantagladiators.com or call the main office line at 770-497-5100.The Gladiators are members of the ECHL, the nations premier AA hockey league. All home games are played at the 11,355-seat Arena at Infinite Energy Center, 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.For all the latest team news, contests, and more visit AtlantaGladiators.com, or like the Gladiators on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AtlantaGladiators), follow the team on Twitter (www.twitter.com/ATLGladiators), Instagram (www.instagram.com/atlgladiators) or Snapchat (www.snapchat.com) at gladshockey . -###-
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