Gleason has agreed to join the Canes coaching staff, ending his playing career.
Gleason hasn't played professionally since the 2014-15 campaign, which he split between Washington and Carolina. The 35-year-old logged 727 NHL games, in which he recorded 17 goals, 125 assists and 701 PIM. Selected with the 23rd pick of the 2001 NHL Draft, the Michigan native will lead Carolina's defenseman development.
Gleason ended his professional tryout with the Hurricanes on Thursday.
"Tim informed us today he wasn't going to continue to pursue his tryout," general manager Ron Francis said. "He looked and felt good physically, but didn't feel up to the grind of the NHL mentally. Gleason was primarily a stay-at-home defenseman over the course of his 11-year NHL career, scoring 142 points in 727 games.
Gleason signed a professional tryout contract with the Hurricanes on Wednesday.
With Ryan Murphy day-to-day with a concussion, and James Wisniewski likely out for the season with a torn ACL, the Hurricanes could benefit from some additional depth at defense. Gleason will have an opportunity to audition for a spot on Carolina's 23-man roster in practice over the next week or so. The 32-year-old blueliner tallied nine points (one goal, eight assists) in 72 NHL games last season.
Gleason (undisclosed) is practicing Tuesday morning, CSN Mid-Atlantic's Chuck Gormley reports.
Coach Barry Trotz said Gleason (undisclosed) will not be in danger of missing Monday's Game 3 against the Rangers, Andrew Gross of The Record reports.The Capitals recalled Nate Schmidt from AHL Hershey on Sunday as insurance in the event Gleason was unavailable, but it appears the move was strictly precautionary. Look for Gleason to see around 15 minutes of ice time on the Capitals' third defensive pairing.
Though Gleason missed a portion of practice on Sunday with an unspecified issue, he is expected to play against the Rangers on Monday, NHL.com reports."We have a little bit of a situation [with Gleason], but it's minor," coach Barry Trotz noted. "We're just going to be cautious on it." While it sounds as though Gleason will be a go in Monday's Game 3, the Caps recalled fellow defenseman Nate Schmidt in the event that there is a change in Gleason's status.
Gleason had a check-up with the trainers Sunday, but expects to be good to go Monday against the Rangers, Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post reports.Gleason is apparently dealing with a minor injury, however it does not appear to be too severe at this time. He entered practice late Sunday, so expect him to be ready to go Monday night.
Gleason (elbow) will return to the lineup Thursday against the Devils.Gleason missed two games due to the elbow injury. He'll be plugged back in on the Caps' third pairing next to Mike Green.
Gleason (elbow) practiced as part of the third defensive pairing Monday and is expected to return to the lineup Thursday against the Devils, the Washington Post reports.Gleason missed the last two contests because of the elbow issue, but an extended period between games looks to have provided enough of a window for his return Thursday. However, he hasn't been officially confirmed at this point, so it's worth monitoring to make sure nothing comes about in the next few days to derail his return.
Gleason (elbow) will not play in Saturday's game against the Jets, Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post reports.Gleason took the ice for pregame warmups but his elbow apparently wasn't feeling well enough to compete against the Jets. He should be considered day-to-day ahead of Thursday's game against the Devils.
Gleason (elbow) will take the pre game warmup in Winnipeg on Saturday and will be a game-time decision, Mike Vogel of Monumental Network reports.
Gleason (elbow) was a participant in Friday's practice, Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post reports.Rather than skating in his usual spot next to Mike Green, Gleason was instead limited to fourth-pairing duties with fellow injured defenseman Dmitry Orlov. Based on that arrangement, it appears likely that Gleason will be forced to miss a second straight game Saturday against the Jets, though coach Barry Trotz has yet to issue an official ruling on the blueliner's status.
Gleason is on track to miss Thursday's game against the Wild due to an upper-body injury, Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post reports.Gleason didn't take part in the Capitals' gameday skate and was seen applying an ice bag to his elbow in the locker room after the session concluded. The Capitals seem to be considering Gleason day-to-day for the time being, with Nate Schmidt likely to slot in on the third pairing in his place during Thursday's game.
Gleason is expected to make his debut with the Capitals on Sunday, Mike Vogel of the team's official site reports.Gleason was dealt to the Capitals from the Hurricanes on Saturday in exchange for Jack Hillen and a 2015 fourth-round pick. In 55 games with the Hurricanes this season, the blueliner has seven points, a minus-18 rating, and 44 penalty minutes. He will likely be part of the Capitals' third pairing alongside the Mike Green.
Gleason was traded to the Capitals on Saturday in exchange for Jack Hillen and a 2015 fourth-round draft pick.
Gleason will be replaced by Michael Jordan in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Devils, NHL.com's Mike Morreale reports.Gleason has seven points (one goal) in 53 games this season, and he hasn't recorded one since Jan. 17. Jordan was called up from the AHL on Saturday, just two days after being sent down. He had a goal and an assist in Monday's 6-3 win over the Sharks.
Gleason picked up a five-minute fighting major for dropping the gloves with Tim Jackman during Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Ducks.
Gleason registered an assist - just his sixth point of the season - during Saturday's shootout loss to St. Louis. He also recorded five PIM and two hits.Gleason has never been a big scorer, but brings a physical edge to the Canes' lineup. He is currently tied with Brad Malone for the team lead in hits with 91, and is third in PIM with 35. If you're in a deeper fantasy league that counts these secondary stat categories, Gleason may be of some use to you. But in scoring-only formats, he's fodder.
Gleason (undisclosed) will return to action Saturday against the Lightning.Gleason ended up leaving Tuesday's game after experiencing blurred vision in his eye following a fight, but the issue cleared up over the three-day holiday break. He'll slot in on the Hurricanes' third defensive pairing next to Michal Jordan.
Gleason left Tuesday's game against the Devils with an undisclosed injury and didn't return, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports.Gleason appeared to suffer the injury following a fight with New Jersey's Jordin Tootoo. After serving his five-minute penalty, Gleason never returned to the bench. The Hurricanes should provide an update on his condition after the game.
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