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Moy to Milwaukee and Messner to Providence, New Goalie Signed

October 20, 2018 - ECHL (ECHL) - Atlanta Gladiators News Release

DULUTH, Ga. - The Atlanta Gladiators announced on Saturday the Milwaukee Admirals have recalled forward Tyler Moy from his loan and defender Joel Messner has been reassigned to the Providence Bruins. In addition, goalie Ian Sylves has been singed to an SPC by the Gladiators.

Moy, 23, returns to the AHL after the Harvard product collected a multi-point night (1g, 1a) in the Gladiators season opening victory over Orlando. The La Jolla, CA native has skated in 75 career AHL games all with Milwaukee.

Messner, 24, is en route to Providence to join the P-Bruins looking to make his AHL debut. The former University of Nebraska-Omaha captain is two games into his pro career and has posted one goal with Atlanta.

Sylves, 24, signs with the Gladiators from the SPHL's Evansville Thunderbolts. The Sloan, NY native went 3-1-1 with a G.A.A. of 2.76 and .916 save percentage with Evansville at the end of last season after finishing his senior season at SUNY-Buffalo State. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound goalie posted a 15-6-3 record, 2.01 goals-against average and .928 save percentage with the Bengals during his final campaign.

The 16th season of Atlanta Gladiators hockey begins at the Infinite Energy Arena on Friday, October 19th against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits at 7:35 PM. For ticket information, visit the official team website at or call the main office line at 770-497-5100.

The Gladiators are members of the ECHL, the nation's premier "AA" hockey league. All home games are played at the 10,867-seat Infinite Energy Arena, located just off I-85 on Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth - where parking is always free. The Gladiators have established an unrivaled commitment to excellence, maintaining a distinctive reputation for affordable and family-friendly sports entertainment and consistently ranked as one of the top "Things To Do" in the Atlanta area and across the North Georgia region.

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