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Report Of Washington/Carolina Trade

 

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added 12:01pm, Washington release is below... added 12:06pm, Carolina release added below too...

ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Jack Hillen and a fourth round pick, which was previously acquired from Arizona, in the 2015 NHL Draft, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

“We are pleased to welcome Tim to our organization,” said MacLellan. “Tim is a veteran, physical defenseman and we feel his experience, toughness and skill set further strengthens our blueline.”


RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Jack Hillen and a fourth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft from the Washington Capitals in exchange for defenseman Tim Gleason.

 “Tim has been a steady presence on and off the ice for our team, and I wish him all the best in Washington,” said Francis. “This gives us a chance to take a look at Jack for the remainder of the season and continue to accumulate assets for a deep draft this summer.”

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Don’t think so.

Posted by jhpcarrier97 on 02/28/15 at 01:49 PM ET

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This is a decent trade for Carolina.  Tim Gleason has really lost a whole lot in the last couple of seasons.  Hillen is a third pair guy, but he can help improve the Hurricanes to at least a potential tropical depression.

Posted by DocF from Now: Lynn Haven, FL; was Reidsville, NC on 02/28/15 at 02:08 PM ET

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This is a decent trade for Carolina.  Tim Gleason has really lost a whole lot in the last couple of seasons.  Hillen is a third pair guy, but he can help improve the Hurricanes to at least a potential tropical depression.

Posted by DocF from Now: Lynn Haven, FL; was Reidsville, NC on 02/28/15 at 01:08 PM ET

So.Much.Win.

Posted by SYF from Jackie Redmond's blue eyes on 02/28/15 at 02:49 PM ET

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