ECHL team bringing back Atlanta Thrashers jerseys, branding for one game

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The Atlanta Thrashers are rebounding, a minimum of for one night at the ECHL level. The Atlanta Gladiators have actually revealed that they will revive the defunct NHL brand name for their video game versus the Greenville Swamp Rabbits on Dec. 16.

According to the main statement from the group, the Gladiators will use restricted edition Thrashers jerseys while likewise giving out Thrashers rally towels, Tee shirts and pucks. Even the Thrashers’ old mascot, Thrash, will be back for the video game versus the Swamp Rabbits.

The Gladiators did need to look for approval from the NHL to utilize the copyright rights of the Thrashers for a video game, per a report from ESPN. The Gladiators set out their prepare for the video game and sent their demand in May, and the NHL offered the group its approval in October.

The Thrashers made their NHL launching in the 1999-2000 season, and they played 12 seasons in Atlanta prior to moving to Winnipeg and ending up being the Jets prior to the 2011-2012 project. Unfortunately for the Thrashers, their time in the NHL was not especially remarkable. The group made the playoff simply when, in 2007, and got swept by the New York Rangers in the preliminary.

On April 10, 2011, the Thrashers suffered a 5-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins in their last NHL video game prior to relocating to Winnipeg. The Thrashers left Atlanta with a general record of 342-437-45-78 and an 0-4 record in the postseason.



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