Instead of my usual game preview, I will use this blog for something more important â a tribute of sorts to Tim Gleason who returns as a visitor after being traded on January 1.
Only 9 days after being traded, the NHL schedule finds Tim Gleason getting ready in the visitorsâ locker room and taking the ice in a blue and white Maple Leafs jersey. That is going to be incredibly...
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By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio)
Tim Gleason feels like he is a kid going back in school.
The veteran NHL defenceman joined his Maple Leafs at practice on Friday, trying to get used to a new team and new systems, a couple days after his trade to Toronto from Carolina.
Gleason was acquired by the Leafs for defenceman John-Michael Liles and a prospect.
Those who were looking forward to the debut of Leafs recently acquired defenseman Tim Gleason will be disappointed. The 30-year-old blueliner acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday is not expected to play against the New York Rangers at Air Canada Center on Saturday.
No lineup changes for the leafs tonight. Tim gleason's leaf debut will wait untill tuesday. #TMLtalk— Paul...
Call it a new episode of Glea.
Everything was wonderously new for defenceman Tim Gleason on Friday, the city, his new teammates, the rink and the blue sweater.
After eight years in Carolina, he was even flattered to be ganged by the Toronto media, not every Leaf’s favourite part of the day.
“Usually there are just two of you,” he said of the routine in Raleigh. “This is...
The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired veteran defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday in exchange for defenseman John-Michael Liles.
The Hurricanes also received the rights to college defenseman Dennis Robertson in the trade announced during the Maple Leafs' game against Detroit in the Winter Classic.
The 30-year-old Gleason was the Hurricanes' most...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2014
The Toronto Maple Leafs bolstered their blue line on Wednesday by acquiring defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman John-Michael Liles and former sixth-round pick Dennis Robertson.
The two teams announced the deal during the 2013 Winter Classic at the University of Michigan, where the Leafs are playing in the NHL’s marquee outdoor event against...
The oft-rumored Tim Gleason trade is complete.
Gleason is on his way from Carolina to Toronto, according to the Raleigh News & Observer. In exchange, the Leafs will send defenseman John-Michael Liles and defenseman Dennis Robertson, the Leafs’ sixth-round pick at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
Gleason, 30, has spent the last eight years with the ‘Canes after breaking into the...
I am hearing today that the on-the-outs Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason could be on the move before the holiday trade freeze. Talked to a source who said, "the offers aren't moving much on this player from what I gather but the interest is still there and it seems like the Canes and Gleason alike would like to get the inevitable deal done sooner rather than later...
Tim Gleason is a player who fans do not expect a lot of points from because it isn't in his general job description. He is a shutdown defenseman and his top priorities are to play tough against the opposing team's top forwards, kill penalties and prevent shots and goals against. This is something that he has done relatively well over his career and he's managed to always...
The Carolina Hurricanes have signed defenseman Tim Gleason to a four-year contract extension worth $16 million.
The team said Monday that the deal keeps Gleason under contract through the 2015-16 season. He could have become an unrestricted free agent this summer.
He will make $3.5 million in the first and last years of the deal, and $4.5 million in both 2013-14 and 2014-15.
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2012