Undefeated after the All-Star break and 9-1-0 in the last 10 games, Gwinnett has moved into first place in the South Division with 65 points (30-9-5).
The Gladiators have won their last seven games, tying the team record for consecutive wins set Dec. 26-Jan. 7, and they have outscored their opponents 34-19 during the streak. Gwinnett is 6-0-0 in the last six home games and 14-1-0 in the last 15 home games to improve to 18-2-2 at home.
Gwinnett will host Greenville on Tuesday before traveling to Columbia on Friday and South Carolina on Saturday and closes out the week hosting Trenton on Sunday. Gwinnett is 2-4-1 against Greenville, making the Grrrowl the only team to have a winning record against the Gladiators, whose last loss was Jan. 20 at Greenville. Both of GwinnettÕs regulation losses at home have come against the Grrrowl, 5-4 on Nov. 18 and 4-1 on Jan. 13 which is also the last home loss for the Gladiators.
Scoring in every game since being reassigned by Atlanta of the National Hockey League, Brad Schell leads the Gladiators offensively the last six games with seven goals, eight assists and 15 points. Derek Nesbitt has a seven-game scoring streak (3g-7a) while All-Star Jeff Campbell has a six-game scoring streak (2g-11a) and two-time All-Star defenseman Troy Milam has 12 points (1g-11a) in the last seven games.
Sean Fields has won his last four starts to improve to 21-6-3 while lowering his goals-against average to 2.87 and raising his save percentage to .907 and Tuomas Tarkki has won his last three starts to improve to 3-2-1 while lowering his goals-against average to 3.13 and raising his save percentage to .903. Fields is tied for second in the league in wins and tied for third with a career-best two shutouts while he is tied for 14th in goals-against average.