DULUTH, Ga. – The Atlanta Gladiators announced that the team has signed veteran defenseman Jacob Graves for the 2022-23 season.
Graves arrived in Atlanta on March31 last season as the key player in a trade that sent Billy Constantinou, Peter Bates and Greg Campbell to the Wichita Thunder. Graves finished the 2021-22 season with 10 assists in 34 games between Wichita and Atlanta.
The 27-year-old spent two-plus seasons in Wichita before coming to Atlanta via trade. In that stretch with the Thunder, Graves tabbed 20 points (2g-18a) and 215 PIM in 109 games.
The Barrie, Ontario native has also skated with the Cincinnati Cyclones, Quad City Mallards, Norfolk Admirals, Reading Royals and Florida Everblades in the ECHL.