Pinkston Recalled by Milwaukee

02/10/2018 1:16 PM -

The Atlanta Gladiators announced Saturday that defenseman Rick Pinkston has been recalled from his loan by the AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals.

Pinkston, 27, joins the Milwaukee Admirals after the defender posted 10 points (2-8-10) and a plus-11 plus/minus rating in 29 games for the Gladiators this year. The Trenton, MI native’s plus-11 rating leads Atlanta’s defensive-core in that category and ranks second overall on the team.  The third-year pro skated in 20 games for the AHL’s Admirals last season amassing two assists and a plus-three rating. 

The Atlanta Gladiators 15th Anniversary season continues at the Infinite Energy Arena Friday, January 16th against the Manchester Monarchs at 7:35 PM. For ticket information, visit the official team website at or call the main office line at 770-497-5100.

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