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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)
Last Game: Was (+1) in 14:42 of ice time vs. NYR (12/20) 2014-15 Season: * Skated in his 500th Hurricanes game vs. ARI (11/1) 2013-14 Season: * Appeared in 17 games for the Hurricanes before being traded to Toronto. * Had one assist for the Hurricanes before the trade * Earned five points (1g, 4a) in 39 games with Toronto * Skated in his 600th NHL game at COL (10/25) * OFF THE RADAR: Tim donates a suite at PNC Arena to the Wounded Warriors several times each season * Career Highs: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3 PIM: 17 * HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 520 gp, 14-91-105, 516 pim
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

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday