Phil Lane named ECHL player of the week

Atlanta Gladiators right winger Phil Lane has been named the ECHL player of the week for the week from Nov. 6 to Nov. 12, 2017. In three games, this past week, Lane had four goals and two assists for six points. 

In his first game, Lane had two goals and two assists in a 5-4 Gladiators overtime win over the Norfolk Admirals on Nov. 8. He then scored a dramatic goal with 28 seconds left in the third period to force overtime in the Gladiators' 3-2 win over the South Carolina Stingrays on Nov. 10. Lane finished the week with an overtime winner in the Gladiators' 2-1 win over the Stingrays on Nov. 11. 

A second round draft pick of the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2010 National Hockey League Entry Draft, Lane has 10 goals and six assists for 16 points with the Gladiators in 2017-18. It is his second straight season in the ECHL after playing last year with the Adirondack Thunder. 

In other Gladiators news, the team recently put on a two hour roller clinic for 150 roller hockey players at the South Gwinnett Athletic Association Roller Rink in Snellville, GA. The camp on Nov.5 was attended by Gladiators defenseman Taylor Doherty. For Gladiators tickets to their game on Thursday against the Orlando Solar Bears at the Infinite Energy Arena, please click here.