The Carolina Hurricanes just announced that they signed defenseman Tim Gleason to a 4 year deal today. The contract will pay Gleason a total of 11 million over a 4 year period. (the annual payout is 2M in 2009, 2.5M in 2010, 3M in 2011, and 3.5M in 2012. )
It was also announced that the team traded their 5th round pick in 2009 to Nashville for the rights to tough customer, Darcy Hordichuk.
That's not good news for Wade Brookbank fans.
More about these deals later today.