The Atlanta Gladiators have acquired forward Todd Skirving in a trade with the Utah Grizzlies. The Gladiators become the third team this season that Skirving has played for as he also was a member of the ECHL's Orlando Solar Bears.
In a deal that was made on Tuesday, the Gladiators acquired Skirving for future considerations. In 25 games this season prior to joining the Gladiators, Skirving has six goals and five assists for 11 points in 25 games. He has 21 penalty minutes and is a -13. Of the 25 games in the ECHL he played this season, 19 came with the Solar Bears and six came with the Grizzlies.
At 25 years of age, this was also the second time this season that Skirving was traded for future considerations. He was dealt from Orlando to Utah on Jan. 29.
Prior to playing in the ECHL this season, Skirving played four seasons with the Rochester Institute of Technology, two seasons with the Sioux Falls Stampede of the United States Hockey League and one season in the British Columbia Hockey League where he played for the Vernon Vipers and Prince George Spruce Kings. While with the Stampede, he was team captain.