The Gwinnett Gladiators and The Ice in Cumming announce that Thursday, Nov. 15, the team will be holding a practice followed by a "Skate with the Players" for local youth hockey.
The team practice, which is open to the public, will begin at 4 p.m. and fans of the game or simply those interested in learning more about hockey and the team are invited to watch.
Gladiators personnel will be on hand to answer any questions about the game or the team and to provide game schedule and information on ticket opportunities for your family, organization or business.
The Ice personnel will be available to answer any questions about ice-skating, youth and adult hockey or group outings at Cummings own ice facility.
Following the team practice, around 5:30 p.m., The Ice youth hockey players and other participants will have an opportunity to skate with the Gladiators players, get autographs and ask questions about life of a professional hockey player.
Bring your items for autograph and meet the team. For more information on how to get your child on the ice for this special session, please contact The Ice at 678-845-0103 or via e-mail.
Gladiators Head Coach John Wroblewski, Assistant Coach Rick Emmett and Team President Steve Chapman will be available for a meet and greet at 6 p.m. They will also be answering any questions pertaining to the Gladiators or to coaching.
For more information on this event, contact The Ice to reserve your spot.
The Gladiators are the ECHL (professional AA-Level) hockey affiliate of the NHL Phoenix Coyotes and the Buffalo Sabres. The team is currently in 1st place in the ECHL South Division and plays at the beautiful 11,000-seat Gwinnett Arena in nearby Duluth. The organization is known for the fun and high-energy atmosphere of their home games as well as their strong history of North Metro Atlanta community involvement. The organization is celebrating its 10th season of play.