Atlanta Gladiators sign right winger Tyler Deresky
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The Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL signed right winger Tyler Deresky to a contract on Thursday. Deresky has ECHL experience having played for the Rapid City Rush in 2017-18. 

In 29 regular season games with the Rush, Deresky had five goals and six assists for 11 points. He had four penalty minutes and was a -11. In addition to playing for the Rush in 2017-18, Deresky also played 18 games for the Evansville Thunderbolts of the Southern Professional Hockey League. Deresky had eight goals and six assists for 14 points, 30 penalty minutes and was a +3. 

From 2013-2017, Deresky played four seasons with the Bentley University Falcons in NCAA Division II. Prior to his National Collegiate Athletic Association experience, Deresky played two seasons in the United States Hockey League from 2009-2011 with the Lincoln Stars and Des Moines Buccaneers. In 63 games, he had five goals and seven assists for 12 points, 67 penalty minutes and was a -5. 

Deresky also has North American Hockey League experience. From 2011-2013, Deresky played for the Amarillo Bulls and won the 2013 Robertson Cup. In 107 regular season games, he had 35 goals and 39 assists for 74 points, 95 penalty minutes and was a +44. 

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