The Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL will have Star Wars Night at the Infinite Energy Arena on Jan. 26 when they host the Orlando Solar Bears. Throughout the evening there will be 50 Star Wars characters in attendance brought to life by the Georgia 501st Legion. Fans will also have the chance to have dinner and have time with the characters before the game. There will also be an opportunity for fans to snag photos with the galactic characters.
The Gladiators are coming off a 3-2 overtime win over the South Carolina Stingrays on Jan. 11. Nick Bligh scored the overtime winner with seven seconds left in the extra period. Bligh also picked up an assist on Atlanta's opening goal of the hockey game by Derek Nesbitt at 10:54 of the second period.
The Gladiators' leading scorers are Nesbitt and Derek McKenzie. Both players have eight goals and 16 assists for 24 points. The Solar Bears leading scorer is Matt Foget, who has nine goals and 15 assists for 24 points. Orlando is currently tied for third place in the South Division with the Jacksonville Icemen. The Solar Bears have a record of 18 wins, 15 regulation losses and three overtime losses for 39 points.
Get your tickets to see the Atlanta Gladiators and the Orlando Solar Bears on Jan. 26 at the Infinite Energy Arena today.