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Tim Gleason  #6

Washington Capitals  Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: January 29, 1983  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Clawson, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 217 DRAFTED: OTT / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (23rd overall)
2014-15 Missed two games due to injury (3/19-3/21) ... Earned his first Capitals point with an assist at CBJ (3/3) ... Made his Capitals debut vs. TOR (3/1) ... Acquired from Carolina in exchange for Jack Hillen and a fourth-round pick in the NHL Draft (2/28) ... Scored his first goal of the season vs. CGY (11/10) ... Skated in his 500th Hurricanes game vs. ARI (11/1) ... Recorded 107 points (14g, 93a) and 537 PIM in 546 career games with CAR
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

It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun..

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday