Gladiators bring back Murovich

DULUTH, Ga. – The Gwinnett Gladiators announced that forward Tyler Murovich will return for another stint with the organization after agreeing to terms for the 2015-16 season.

The Gladiators are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Boston Bruins and the American Hockey League’s Providence Bruins.

Murovich finished this past season skating in his third tenure for the Gladiators after he was claimed off waivers from Orlando on March 3. The Pittsburgh, Pa. native concluded the 2014-15 season notching 10 points (3g-7a) in 16 games with the Gladiators. Prior to his return to Metro Atlanta, Murovich tallied 10 points (4g-6a) in 44 games with the Wheeling Nailers and Solar Bears this past season. The 5-foot-9, 187-pound forward also spend two previous seasons skating with the Gladiators from 2011-13. Murovich has registered 70 points (28g-42a) in 113 games during those two seasons. The 2010-11 season with Gwinnett marked Murovich’s best as a professional as he produced career highs in assists (31), points (47) and games played (71).

The 25-year-old has competed in 329 games as a professional in the AHL and ECHL. In 64 career AHL games, Murovich has 15 points (8g-7a) with the Hamilton Bulldogs, Iowa Wild, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and Syracuse Crunch. Prior to turning professional, Murovich appeared in 189 major junior contests for the OHL’s Saginaw Spirit where he generated 153 points (70g-83a) from 2007-10.