The Atlanta Gladiators are making 2017-18 white game-worn jerseys available to the public for the last time. The Gladiators will be changing their uniforms for the 2018-19 ECHL season.
Fans have an opportunity to bid on selected players' jerseys on eBay. This is your chance to have a piece of Gladiators' history. The Gladiators jerseys are available for bidding on ebay.com until 12 pm on June 21.
There are 11 Gladiators jerseys fans can purchase. They are jerseys worn by Taylor Doherty (number four), Colin Sullivan (number five), Davis Vandane (number eight), Stephen Pierog (number nine), Lindsay Sparks (number 10), Ben Danford (number 11), Branden Troock (number 12), Taylor Stefishen (number 20), Josh Atkinson (number 22), Luke Sandler (number 26) and Phil Lane (number 29).
It should be noted that Lane will not be returning to the Gladiators next season. That is because he was traded to the Greenville Swamp Rabbits on June 13 as part of future considerations in a deal on March 5 that saw Troock traded from Greenville to Atlanta.
Of the 11 Gladiators players that can have their jersey purchased via auction,.five have been drafted into the National Hockey League. Doherty, a defenseman, was drafted in the second, 57th overall, by the San Jose Sharks in the 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Sullivan, a defenseman, was drafted in the seventh round, 198th overall, by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2011 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Troock, a right winger, was drafted in the fifth round, 134th overall, by the Dallas Stars in the 2012 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Stefishen, a left winger, was drafted in the fifth round, 136th overall, by the Nashville Predators in the 2008 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Lane, a right winger, was drafted in the second round, 52nd overall, by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2010 National Hockey League Entry Draft.
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