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Tim Gleason

Tim Gleason  #6

Carolina Hurricanes  Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: January 29, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Clawson, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 217 DRAFTED: OTT / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (23rd overall)

2013-14: 3 fighting majors .. Named 3rd star in back-to-back games (Jan. 28, 30) .. 1st Maple Leafs goal Jan. 25 at WPG (Pavelec) .. 1st Maple Leafs point (assist) Jan. 12 vs. NJD .. Made Maple Leafs debut Jan. 7 vs. NYI .. Healthy scratch Jan. 4 vs. NYR .. Played 17 games with Carolina, collecting one assist and 10 PIMs .. Missed 21 games due to injury (Oct. 4-24, Nov. 2-12, Nov. 24-Dec. 5) .. Was a healthy scratch twice (Nov. 15, Dec. 31) .. 600th NHL game Oct. 25 at COL.

Rights traded to Los Angeles by Ottawa for Bryan Smolinski, March 11, 2003. Traded to Carolina by Los Angeles with Eric Belanger for Oleg Tverdovsky and Jack Johnson, September 29, 2006. Traded to Toronto by Carolina for John-Michael Liles and Dennis Robertson, January 1, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 3, 2014.
Quote of the Day

He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers