Arizona Coyotes Agree One-Year Renewal With Gwinnett Gladiators
By iSportconnect | September 17, 2014
National Hockey League (NHL) side Arizona Coyotes has renewed its one-year affiliation agreement with the Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL, doctor General Manager Don Maloney announced today.
The deal will allow the Gladiators to work closely with the Coyotes and the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Portland Pirates for the fourth consecutive season.
“We’re excited to extend our affiliation with the Coyotes and to continue our part in the hockey and personal development of NHL and AHL prospects for both Arizona and Portland, physician ” said Gladiators President Steve Chapman.
“We’ve had quality conversations this year on several topics and I’m confident the overall player development process for all three organisations will be significantly improved.
“We understand their goals and they understand ours. They are a quality organisation with quality people and we look forward to working with them again this season.”