Atlanta Reassigns Schell To Chicago

DULUTH, Ga. – The Gwinnett Gladiators announced that the Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League have reassigned All-Star center Brad Schell to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League.

The Gladiators are the ECHL affiliate of the Thrashers of the NHL and the Wolves of the AHL.

Selected in the sixth round (167th overall) by Atlanta in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft and under NHL contract to the Thrashers, the 22-year-old leads the ECHL with 74 assists and 95 points in 49 games.

Schell remains on pace to surpass the ECHL record of 93 assists set by Dan Gauthier of Knoxville in 1990-91 and is trying to become the first player to reach 100 points since 2002-03 when Buddy Smith of Arkansas led the league with 104 points and 74 assists.

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