Gladiators Sign Rookie Marchesi

DULUTH, Ga. – The Gwinnett Gladiators announced that they have signed rookie defenseman Scott Marchesi.

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.

Signed by Gwinnett after completing his career at Sacred Heart University, the 25 year old had two points (1g-1a) and six penalty minutes in eight Kelly Cup Playoff games and 18 penalty minutes in nine regular season games for the Gladiators.

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