Duluth, GA – For the second time this season, Atlanta Gladiators rookie forward Scott Conway is headed to the AHL to play with the Providence Bruins. Conway is currently tied for second among active players and third overall on the Gladiators in goals.
Scott has played in 11 games with the Glads this year, putting up 10 points on nine goals and two assists. During Scott’s first call-up to Providence this season, he played in 11 games, totaling four points with three goals and one assist.
He comes from a hockey family with a rich tradition. Growing up in England Scott watched his dad Kevin play pro hockey for over two decades, first in England and as high as the IHL in the U.S. His uncle, Fred Perlini was drafted in the 8th round by the Maple Leafs in 1980 and even made it to the NHL to play for Toronto.
Conway also has two cousins drafted by NHL teams. His cousin Brett Perlini was drafted by the Anaheim Ducks in the 7th round in 2010. Brett also played in the ECHL for four years, making it as high as the AHL, and still plays pro hockey in England. While his other cousin Brendan Perlini was a first-round pick of the Phoenix Coyotes in 2014 and currently plays for the Detroit Red Wings.
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