#1 (permalink)  
Old 07-16-2014, 08:06 PM
chilly666's Avatar
News Junkie
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: my own little world
Posts: 37,884
Gwinnett Gladiators Re-Sign Casey Pierro-Zabotel

DULUTH, Ga. – The Gwinnett Gladiators announced that they have agreed to terms with forward Casey Pierro-Zabotel.

Pierro-Zabotel will return for his sixth season in the ECHL after posting 28 points (7g-21a) in 36 games with Gwinnett last season. Prior to rejoining the Gladiators in mid-January, Pierro-Zabotel had a brief stint with the Lausitzer Foxes of the DEL2 in Germany, where he had 22 points (5g-17a) in 33 games.

Pierro-Zabotel led the Gladiators during the 2012-13 season in both goals and points, averaging over one point per game on his way to earning a spot on the All-ECHL First Team. In 66 regular season games, he contributed 75 points (22g-53a), and was a team high +19. A third-round selection (80th overall) by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, the British Columbia native spent two seasons in the Penguins organization with Wheeling and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Pierro-Zabotel furthered his tenure in the ECHL with Cincinnati and Bakersfield before finding a home with Gwinnett.

Over the course of his ECHL career, Pierro-Zabotel has 233 points (67g-166a) in 289 games. He has also played in 14 AHL games, split between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Charlotte Checkers.

Prior to turning pro, the 6’2", 207-pound forward played in 190 British Columbia Hockey League and 121 Western Hockey League games. From 2004 to 2007 with the Merritt Centennials (BCHL), Pierro-Zabotel had 92 goals and 118 assists, and from 2007 to 2009 with the Vancouver Giants, he had 55 goals and 108 assists, averaging well over a point per game in both leagues.
__________________
Twitter: @hfnewsjunkie
Reply With Quote
Advertisement
Reply

Tags
casey pierro-zabotel, gwinnett gladiators

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:07 PM.