DULUTH, Ga. – The Gwinnett Gladiators announced that the Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League have reassigned goaltender Adam Berkhoel from the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League to Gwinnett.
The Gladiators are the ECHL affiliate of the Thrashers of the NHL and the Wolves of the AHL.
In his second professional season, the 24-year-old is 2-1-0 with a goals-against average of 2.69 and a save percentage of .912 in three games with the Gladiators and 3-6-0 with a goals-against average of 3.65 and a save percentage of .882 in 11 games with the Wolves.
He made his NHL debut with Atlanta on Oct. 15 and is one of five goaltenders to play in both the ECHL and the NHL this season, joining Chris Holt (Charlotte and New York Rangers), Mike Morrison (Greenville and Edmonton), Mike Dunham (Gwinnett and Atlanta) and Rob McVicar (Victoria and Vancouver). Berkhoel recorded his first NHL win on Oct. 22 and is 2-4-0 with a goals-against average of 4.08 and a save percentage of .876 in eight games with the Thrashers.