Gleason has played for the U.S. three times, most recently at the 2008 World Championships. He is also a two-time member of the U.S. Junior National Team (2001, 2003) and has compiled two assists in 14 games played in a Team USA uniform.
There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury