Gladiators Sign Rookie Engel

DULUTH, Ga. – The Gwinnett Gladiators announced that they have signed rookie defenseman Josh Engel.

The Gladiators are the ECHL affiliate of the Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League and the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League. Chicago is coached by Don Granato, who led Peoria to a 45-20-5 record and the Kelly Cup championship in 1999-2000 after two seasons as head coach and general manager for Columbus.

The 24 year old played the last four seasons at the University of Wisconsin where he had 16 points (3g-13a) and 48 penalty minutes in 98 games.

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