Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Tim Gleason
Tim Gleason was born January 29, 1983 in Southfield, Michigan. The first round, 23rd overall selection of the Ottawa Senators in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, Gleason is a graduate of the OHL's Windsor Spitfires.

An offensive defenceman, Gleason played four seasons in Windsor before making his professional debut in 2003-04. However, before getting an opportunity to show off his skills for the Senators brass, Gleason was acquired by the Los Angeles Kings. Upon his arrival with the Kings, Gleason went on to play 47 games with the club while also seeing action with its AHL affiliate in Manchester.

Prior to the start of the 2006-07 season, the Carolina Hurricanes acquired Gleason and Eric Belanger in exchange for Jack Johnson and Oleg Tverdovsky.

Internationally, Gleason represented USA at both the 2000-01 & 2002-03 World Junior Championships, the 2008 World Championship and in February of 2010, Gleason was part of the US Olympic team that brought home the silver medal in a thrilling overtime final at the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

On January 1, 2014, after seven plus seasons with the Hurricanes, Gleason's time in Carolina would come to an end. He was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for John-Michael Liles and Dennis Robertson.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1998-99 Leamington Flyers ON-Jr.B 52 5 26 31 76
1999-00 Windsor Spitfires OHL 55 5 13 18 101 12 2 4 6 14
2000-01 Windsor Spitfires OHL 47 8 28 36 124 9 1 2 3 23
2000-01 United States WJC-A 7 0 1 1 2 +5
2001-02 Windsor Spitfires OHL 67 17 42 59 109 +4 16 7 13 20 40
2002-03 Windsor Spitfires OHL 45 7 31 38 75 +4 7 5 2 7 17
2002-03 United States WJC-A 1 0 0 0 0 0
2003-04 Los Angeles Kings NHL 47 0 7 7 21 +1
2003-04 Manchester Monarchs AHL 22 0 8 8 19 +10 6 0 1 1 4
2004-05 Manchester Monarchs AHL 67 10 14 24 112 +17 5 0 0 0 4
2005-06 Los Angeles Kings NHL 78 2 19 21 77 0
2006-07 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 57 2 4 6 57 -10
2007-08 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 80 3 16 19 84 +5
2007-08 United States WC-A 6 0 1 1 6 -1
2008-09 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 70 0 12 12 68 +3 18 1 4 5 32
2009-10 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 61 5 14 19 78 0
2009-10 United States Olympics 6 0 0 0 0 +3
2010-11 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 2 14 16 85 -11
2011-12 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 1 17 18 71 +12
2012-13 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 42 0 9 9 40 -3
2013-14 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 17 0 1 1 10 -7
2013-14 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 39 1 4 5 55 -14
2014-15 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 55 1 6 7 44 -18
2014-15 Washington Capitals NHL 17 0 2 2 11 +5 14 0 1 1 5
NHL Totals 727 17 125 142 701 32 1 5 6 37


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. Traded to Washington by Carolina for Jack Hillen and Arizona's 4th round pick (previously acquired, Carolina selected Callum Booth) in 2015 NHL Draft, February 28, 2015.
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