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RABBITS EARN POINT, FALL IN OVERTIME TO ATLANTA

Friday, December 23rd
RABBITS EARN POINT, FALL IN OVERTIME TO ATLANTA

DULUTH, GA – Eric Neiley's overtime winner topped the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, as the Atlanta Gladiators won 2-1 on Thursday night at Bon Gas South Arena. 

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2nd

3rd

OT

Final

GVL

0

1

0

0

1

ATL

1

0

0

1

2

Greenville opened the game with aggressive offensive pressure but quickly saw the Gladiators respond, as Derek Topatigh scored his third of the season and gave Atlanta the 1-0 lead at 7:38.Greenville wasted little time in the second period, as Nikita Pavlychev scored his team-leading 15th goal of the season, dragging a shot from the high slot and into the net to tie the game at 1-1.In the third period, Atlanta tested Greenville goaltender Ryan Bednard a game-high 14 times, with the Michigan native prevailing to force overtime and earn each team a point. In the extra frame, the Gladiators found the winning goal, as Eric Neiley scored his ECHL-leading 16th of the season to secure the two points for Atlanta.With the loss, the Swamp Rabbits fall to 12-7-6-0 while the Gladiators improve to 16-7-2-0.The Swamp Rabbits and the Gladiators travel back to Greenville for a rematch on Friday night at 7:05 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Swamp Rabbits tickets can be purchased at SwampRabbits.com or at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena Box Office. 

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