The Atlanta Gladiators are a professional minor league hockey team in Duluth Georgia, part of the Atlanta Metropolitan area. Their inaugural season was in 2003-04 and the franchise is in their 18th season. The Gladiators have been in the playoffs nine times, won three division titles and one conference championship during the team’s history in pursuit of the league championship, the Kelly Cup. The club plays in the ECHL Southern Division, the nation’s premier "AA" hockey league and are the affiliate of the Ottawa Senators. Atlanta plays a 72-game schedule with all 36 home games played at the 9,119-seat Gas South Arena. The Gladiators have established an unrivaled commitment to excellence, maintaining a distinctive reputation for providing fun, friendly, family, affordable entertainment and are consistently ranked as one of the best “Things to Do” in the Atlanta Metro area and across the North Georgia region.