Thrower brothers back with Gladiators
DULUTH, Ga. – The Atlanta Gladiators announced that the team has re-signed defensemen Dalton and Josh Thrower for the 2022-23 season.
Dalton, 28, enters this season as an ECHL veteran with 277 league games under his belt. Last season with Atlanta, he posted six points (3g-3a) and 72 penalty minutes in 52 games. Throughout his ECHL career with the Gladiators, Jacksonville Icemen, Allen Americans and Brampton Beast, Dalton has accumulated 52 points (13g-39a) and 572 penalty minutes.
Josh, 26, tabbed nine assists and 111 penalty minutes last season in his second campaign with the Gladiators. He also contributed four points (2g-2a) and 38 penalty minutes during the 2019-20 season with Atlanta. In 2021-22, Josh tied for the lead league with 11 fighting majors.
The brothers previously played together in Allen from 2017-19. The upcoming season marks the fourth time that the pair will play alongside one another.
Both are Vancouver-area natives that spent time in the Western Hockey League before turning pro (Dalton with the Saskatoon Blades and Vancouver Giants, and Josh with the Calgary Hitmen, Tri-City Americans, Vancouver Giants, and Moose Jaw Warriors).
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