Intensity, energy, excitement – and exceptional value … that’s Gladiators hockey!
The Arena at Gwinnett Center is home to Atlanta’s "One & Only" professional hockey team, the Gwinnett Gladiators, featuring a roster of exceptional international talent and top NHL prospects. The Gladiator's trademark brand of amazingly affordable, family-friendly sports entertainment is renowned for providing fans across North Georgia with a truly exciting and dynamic game experience at one of the finest multi-purpose venues in the nation.
During 11 seasons of franchise operations in Gwinnett, the Gladiators have appeared in the playoffs 8 times, securing 4 Division titles and a Conference Championship. The Gladiators currently maintain an NHL affiliation with the Arizona Coyotes and compete in the Eastern Conference/South Division of the ECHL, America’s premier AA hockey league. The league is comprised of 21 member teams across the nation, with several operating in other major metropolitan cities including Cincinnati, Orlando, and Indianapolis. As of the completion of the 2024-2014 season, a total of 528 ECHL players have advanced to the NHL, including 23 former Gladiators.