Atlanta Gladiators look to close out 2016-17 ECHL season on a high note
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The Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL are looking to close out their 2016-17 regular season on a high note. Atlanta has 16 games left this season including six home games. An affiliate of the Boston Bruins, it is unlikely the Gladiators will make the playoffs as they are currently in sixth place in the South Division, 16 points back of the Cincinnati Cyclones. 

The next three Gladiators home games are all at home. They play host to the Greenville Swamp Rabbits (an affiliate of the New York Rangers) on Sat. March 11 (click here for tickets) and Sun. March 12 (click here for tickets). The team will also host the Florida Everblades (an affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes) on Tues. March 14 (click here for tickets). 

The top Gladiators player currently is left winger Justin Buzzeo, who leads the team with 39 assists and 56 points. The Swamp Rabbits and Everblades are comfortably in playoff spots at the moment as they are second and first respectively in the South Division.  

The Gladiators game against the Swamp Rabbits on March 11 is played at 7 p.m. ET and their game on March 12 is played at 2:05 p.m. ET. The games are part of the Hockey Fights Cancer weekend as the National Hockey League and its affiliates are raising awareness about cancer by inviting those who have faced cancer participate in activities. These games will also have coloured ice. 

The Gladiators are also having a superhero night on Saturday and a princess day on Sunday. During the matinee game on March 12, fans get to participate in Kroger Family Sunday. For $56, fans get four premium level tickets, $5 merchandise coupon and a tasty Kroger family meal that would regularly cost $120. Finally on Tuesday, the Gladiators will be offering a two-for-one ticket promotion in selected seats. 

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