Toronto Maple Leafs at a glance

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS LAST SEASON: 38-6-8, 84 points, finished 12th in the East and missed the playoffs. COACH: Randy Carlyle, fifth season with the Leafs, 343-244-77. ADDED: RW Matt Frattin, C Leo Komarov, D Roman Polak, D Stephane Robidas, C Mike Santorelli. LOST: C Dave Bolland, D Tim Gleason, D Carl Gunnerson, C Jay McClement, RW Nikolai Kulemin, LW Mason Raymond. PLAYER TO WATCH...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Carolina Hurricanes

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Carolina Hurricanes. By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Carolina Hurricanes 2013-14 Season: 36-35-11  83 points – (7th Metropolitan Division; 13th Eastern Conference) Bill Peters, a former assistant coach of the Detroit...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Review and Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

If there was a way to buy stock in the Leafs' ability to create entertainment and wonder, it'd be the world's first true perpetual motion machine.#165438566 / gettyimages.comHello! This will be a synoptic feature Mon-Sat the next five weeks to gear up for the start of the 2014-'15 season. We're going in reverse alphabetical order and alternating between the Eastern...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Checking in on the Carolina Hurricanes

Last year: 36-35-11, seventh in the Metro Division. Missed the postseason by 10 points. Key additions: Tim Gleason, Jay McClement, Brad Malone Key subtractions: Andrei Loktionov, Justin Peters, Manny Malhotra, Drayson Bowman (likely), Radek Dvorak (likely), Mike Komisarek (likely), Joni Pitkanen (likely) Franchise direction: Like the Penguins and Capitals, Carolina elected...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes Agree to Terms with Tim Gleason

Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Tim Gleason on a one-year contract. The deal will pay Gleason $1.2 million for the 2014-15 season. “We obviously know well what Tim brings to our team on and off the ice and how he fits in our organization...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Gleason Back With Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Tim Gleason on a one-year contract. The deal will pay Gleason $1.2 million for the 2014-15 season. “We obviously know well what Tim brings to our team on and off the ice and how he fits...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

It’s Quiet In Carolina

from Luke DeCock of the News & Observer, Monday was a difficult day for a pair of former Carolina Hurricanes. The Buffalo Sabres decided not to bother even making a qualifying offer to Jamie McBain, a restricted free agent, and the Toronto Maple Leafs initiated buyout proceedings with Tim Gleason. Both lasted a season (or less) with their new teams after being considered...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Waivers Today

Gleason and Volchenkov on buyout waivers — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) June 30, 2014   Tim Gleason, Anton Volchenkov and Shane O'Brien put on unconditional waivers today — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) June 30, 2014
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

Don Cherry and Ron MacLean talked about the addition of Tim Gleason to the Toronto lineup, the line brawl between Vancouver and Calgary including Cherry saying the suspension Tortorella received was too much. Cherry also talked abou the Kronwall mesh goal, saying if the mesh was white, the on-ice officials would have been able to see the puck better. Closing, Cherry talked about...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Newly Acquired Maple Leaf Tim Gleason says: “It’s exciting to be here”

Len Redkoles/Getty Images 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. He...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs send John-Michael Liles to Carolina for Tim Gleason

   The Toronto Maple Leafs pulled off a trade on New Year’s Day when general manager Dave Nonis sent veteran defenseman John-Michael Liles and prospect Dennis Robertson of Brown University to the Carolina Hurricanes for fellow American Tim Gleason. The trade comes just a day after the Leafs locked up 28-year-old defenseman and team captain Dion Phaneuf to a seven-year contract...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs welcome new defenceman Tim Gleason to town

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...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

John-Michael Liles traded to Canes, name plate says 'New Guy'

Looks like the Carolina Hurricanes made John-Michael Liles feel right at home after acquiring him from the Toronto Maple Leafs on New Year’s Day during warm ups for the Winter Classic. His name plate says “New Guy” and I really hope that’s what it says on his jersey until his gets in.  Liles was traded for Tim Gleason and a prospect in a trade of underachieving big contract...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes swap Tim Gleason for John-Michael Liles

Everyone around the hockey universe knew that Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford was looking to make a few trades and we've seen a couple go down over the last few days, the biggest of which occurring yesterday. Longtime Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason was dealt to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for defenseman John-Michael Liles and prospect Dennis Robertson. This was something...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Gleason heads to Toronto in trade with 'Canes for Liles, prospect

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...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs, Hurricanes Make Trade

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for John-Michael Liles and Dennis Robertson.
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes trade Gleason to Maple Leafs for Liles

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired veteran defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman John-Michael Liles. In the trade announced Wednesday during the Maple Leafs' Winter Classic game against Detroit, the Hurricanes also received the rights to defenseman Dennis Robertson. The 30-year-old Gleason was the Hurricanes' most physical forward...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Trade Defenseman Tim Gleason to Leafs, Acquire Defenseman John-Michael Liles And a Prospect

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...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Trade: Leafs acquire Gleason for Liles

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...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes and Leafs Make Deal by   Curtis Morrison

While the Leafs are playing in the Winter Classic, their front office has come to a deal with the Carolina Hurricanes for defenseman Tim Gleason. The Leafs give up healthy scratch John-Michael Liles & defensive prospect Dennis Robertson in the deal. Tim Gleason is a 30-year-old veteran who has spent the majority of his career with the Hurricanes. He’s currently [...]
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Solving the Hurricanes defense logjam

As everyone slowly returns to health, the Hurricanes will have some roster decisions to make over the next few days. The team has been the center of a lot of trade rumors lately and with there being 23 skaters and three goaltenders at practice now, there are bound to be some bodies moved soon. The most obvious decision they'll have to make is whether or not they want to trade...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

The Oilers Could Use Some Defensive Help

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Oilers’ GM Craig MacTavish was on his cell-phone while his team was skating Thursday morning and while it could have been his lovely wife telling her hubby to stop for a loaf of bread on the way home, it may have been another GM talking about defencemen. Certainly, the Oilers could use an NHL veteran back there.... Here’s...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

‘Canes shelve Gleason again

There is some conjecture surrounding the injury Carolina Hurricanes’ oft-injured defenseman Tim Gleason that, if coach Kirk Muller’s time table for his return is accurate, would cause Gleason to miss three more games. The oft-injured alternate captain has been forced to the shelf three different times this season, limiting Gleason to just seven games played – missing ten games...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Hockey Talk On A Tuesday Night

Sportsnet's Hockey Central experts John Shannon, Nick Kypreos and Chris Johnston talk Buffalo Sabres, Alex Steen probably going UFA route in July, Tim Gleason in Carolina may be moved and some Team Canada and Seth Jones on Team USA talk.  Also mentioned was Paul Stastny will not be moved and a few other topics too inlcuding the fate of the Markhan Arena in the Toronto area.  
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Canes’ Gleason, Komisarek want to be on the ice

They sat side by side on the press level of Toronto’s Air Canada Centre last week looking a bit antsy in their suits and totally out of place. Between them defensemen Tim Gleason and Mike Komisarek of the Carolina Hurricanes have played more than 1100 NHL games. Watching from above Thursday as the Canes topped the Maple Leafs 3-2 was not where they wanted to be. Two nights later...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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