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Glads Sign Vet Forward Skelly

Monday, January 18th
Glads Sign Vet Forward Skelly

The Atlanta Gladiators announced today that they have signed forward Shawn Skelly of the SPHL's Macon Mayhem to a professional try-out contract. Skelly, 29, has appeared in 21 games this season for the Macon Mayhem of the SPHL where he leads the team in scoring with 26 points. The sixth-year pro also has stops this season in Knoxville of the SPHL for six games to start the season and Fort Wayne of the ECHL for three contests. The Wolverine Lake, MI native has skated in 102 career ECHL games for Toledo, Bakersfield, Alaska, Las Vegas, Wheeling and Fort Wayne. His best ECHL stretch came in 2012-13 when he notched 14 points in 19 games for the Alaska Aces. The 5-foot-9, 185-pound forward is a product of the NCAA DIII Adrian College Bulldogs in Michigan where he recorded 229 points in 113 games played from 2007-2011.Skelly has joined the Gladiators for their game tonight against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, SC at 7:00 PM. The Atlanta Gladiators 13th season is now underway at the Infinite Energy Arena. Join the Gladiators for their next home game on Saturday, January 23rd 2016 at 7:05 PM vs. the Evansville IceMen. 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 nation's premier AA hockey league. All home games are played at the 11,355-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.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 . -###-Photo courtesy of the Alaska Aces

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