Fans of the Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL have a chance to win a special golden Gladiators jersey. There are two jerseys currently up for auction. One is of Gladiators goaltender Matt Ginn and the other is of Gladiators right winger Derek Nesbitt. The jerseys are on auction from the MeiGray Group and those interested can put in a bid by going to the following website-- https://meigrayauctions.com/catalog.aspx?auctionid=62. The deadline for the bid is Thursday.
Ginn wore this special jersey in warmups prior to the Gladiators' game against the Florida Everblades on Feb.3. The Everblades won the game by a score of 4-1. That night was a strong game by Everblades goaltender Anthony Peters of Blyth, Ontario. Peters made 36 saves on 37 shot attempts for the victory.
Ginn, a native of Lindsay, Ontario, is the Gladiators' number one goaltender. In 42 games this season he has a record of 16 wins, 19 losses and one extra time loss. He also has two shutouts, a goals against average of 3.63 and a save percentage of .898.
Nesbitt, a native of Egmondville, Ontario, has had a strong offensive season for the Gladiators. He has 27 goals, 23 assists and 50 points. It has been a struggle on the defensive end for him however as he is a -17.