Maple Leafs Trade Liles and Prospect to Hurricanes for Gleason

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded defenseman John-Michael Liles  and prospect Dennis Robertson to the Carolina Hurricanes for defenseman Tim Gleason.

The 33-year old Liles is under contract until the end of 2015-16 season, with a $3.875 million cap hit. Liles was drafted 159th overall in the 5th round of the 2000 draft by the Avalanche.

The 30-year old Gleason is under contract until the end of the 2015-16 season, with a cap hit of $4 million. Gleason was drafted 23rd overall in the 2001 draft by the Senators.

The 22-year old Robertson was drafted 173rd overall in the sixth round of the 2011 draft by the Maple Leafs.

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John-Michael Liles

Tim Gleason

Dennis Robertson

One Comment

  1. I_am_I

    January 2, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    I always liked Liles; good player, good person. I wish him success in Carolina! At least he’ll be playing in the NHL again, nice to see that.