2018-19 Atlanta Gladiators special event: Coat drive comes to an end with Christmas $5 frenzy, Dec. 21

The Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL will have two special promotions on Dec. 21 when they host the Jacksonville Icemen at the Infinite Energy Arena (Tickets)Fans that bring a new or lightly used coat to the game for a person in need, will receive a discount on their premium level ticket. Also, those in attendance will have the opportunity to buy a Gladiators scarf for only $5 through the special Gladiators' Christmas Frenzy promotion. 

In other Gladiators promotional news on Dec. 6, the Gladiators introduced their third jersey, which has a heritage theme. The Gladiators are recognizing the three Atlanta hockey teams before them in their jersey. For example, in paying tribute to the former Atlanta Flames of the National Hockey League, the Gladiators will have three stripes on one sleeve. In paying tribute to the former Atlanta Knights of the International Hockey League, the Gladiators will have stripes along their waist. In paying tribute to the former Atlanta Thrashers of the NHL, the Gladiators will have "Atlanta" written vertically down their other sleeve. 

On the Gladiators twitter account, the Gladiators have recognized the amazing philanthropy of American actor Tyler Perry. In an amazing gift, Perry paid all the layaway items at two Georgia Walmart stores on Dec. 6. The cheques totaled over $430,000. For customers to pick up the items, they had to pay one penny. 

The Gladiators have a record of five wins, 10 regulation losses and three overtime losses for 13 points. Their leading scorer is Derek Nesbitt, who has four goals and nine assists for 13 points. The Icemen meanwhile are in second place in the South Division with a record of 13 wins, eight regulation losses and one overtime loss for 27 points. They are one point back of the Florida Everblades for first place. The Icemen's leading scorer is Kris Newbury, who has four goals and 15 assists for 19 points. 

Get your Tickets to see the Atlanta Gladiators and the Jacksonville Icemen on Dec. 21 at the Infinite Energy Arena today!