Gladiators Sign All-Star Nesbitt

DULUTH, Ga. – The Gwinnett Gladiators announced that they have signed All-Star forward Derek Nesbitt, who helped the Idaho Steelheads capture the Kelly Cup Championship in 2006-07.

The Gladiators are the ECHL affiliate of the Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League and the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League.

Nesbitt played for Gwinnett in 2005-06 and helped the Gladiators reach the Kelly Cup Finals, finishing third on the team and leading the team’s rookies with 69 points (26g-43a) in 71 games.

Team Press Release