Fiddler, Barteaux sign with Gladiators

DULUTH, Ga. – Forward Todd Fiddler and defenseman Ian Barteaux have agreed to terms with the Gwinnett Gladiators for the 2015-16 season.

Gwinnett acquired the rights to Fiddler from the Ontario Reign in June, completing the Garry Nunn trade deadline deal. Fiddler spent most of the 2014-15 season with the Quad City Mallards, scoring 27 points (13g-14a) in 50 games, before being traded to Ontario in early March. The forward enjoyed a successful five-year junior career in the Western Hockey League, capped off by his scoring 98 points (50g-48a) in 66 games during the 2013-14 season.

Barteaux joins the squad after the Gladiators received his rights from the Fort Wayne Komets, also back in June. The 6-foot defenseman completed five seasons with the University of Alberta Golden Bears, where he won the CIS National Championship in his senior year, before joining the Komets for his rookie campaign last season. Barteaux appeared in 47 games for Fort Wayne, amassing 69 penalty minutes and a +3 rating.