The Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL will have Wizard Night on Dec. 29 against the Norfolk Admirals at the Infinite Energy Arena. Throughout the evening, the Gladiators will have Harry Potter-themed events including Harry Potter trivia and on ice Quidditch. In the sport of Quidditch, players use broomsticks with the intention of getting a quaffle (a deflated volleyball) into one of three opposing hoops for 10 points. In the movie "Harry Potter", wizards and witches played Quidditch in the air on flying broomsticks.
The Harry Potter series is a series of seven novels written between 1997 and 2007 by British author J.K. Rowling. An estimated 500 million books have been sold worldwide since February of 2018 and the value of the Harry Potter franchise is estimated at a remarkable $25 billion.
The Gladiators currently have a record of five wins, 12 regulation losses and six losses in extra time (five in overtime and one in a shootout) for 16 points. The Admirals have a record of 12 wins, 12 regulation losses, one overtime loss and one in a shootout for 26 points.
The Gladiators leading scorer is Brett McKenzie, who has six goals and 10 assists for 16 points. The Admirals leading scorer is Taylor Cammarata, who has nine goals and 12 assists for 21 points.
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