The Gladiators are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Boston Bruins and the American Hockey League's Providence Bruins.
McCadden returns to Atlanta for his second season with the team. In 29 games with the Gladiators last year, the 28-year-old tallied four points (1g-3a).
Pond joins the Gladiators after a four-year collegiate career at Northeastern University. The 24-year-old appeared in 109 games with the Huskies, notching 12 points (5g-7a).