Joe Gleason
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 5' 9"
BIRTHDATE: 03/30/1990
DRAFTED: CHI: 2008-192 overall
-Made his junior debut , leading team defensemen with 16 assists and 21 points in 59 games with the USHL’s Des Moines Buccaneers … Racked up five goals and 40 penalty minutes … Recorded a season-high two points twice, which includes a season-best two assists on Nov. 14 against Waterloo.

2011-12: Registered a collegiate career-high in points with a career-best 15 assists in 41 games with the University of North Dakota of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association … Ranked fourth among club defensemen in assists and points … Tallied 14 penalty minutes … Twice recorded a three-assist game.

2010-11: Registered four points (G, 3A) in 22 contests for the Fighting Sioux … Finished his sophomore campaign with 19 PIM … Registered his first collegiate goal on Jan. 29 at Colorado College.

2009-10: Posted nine assists and 31 PIM in 39 contests during his freshman year with North Dakota … Led all WCHA freshmen with a +13 plus/minus rating … Recorded his first point with an assist in his collegiate debut on Oct. 9 vs. Merrimack.

2008-09: Recorded five goals and 16 assists while adding 40 PIM in 59 regular-season games with the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League.

2007-08: Tallied 32 points (6G, 26A) and 14 PIM in 18 games with Minnesota’s Edina High School …Named a finalist for Minnesota’s Mr. Hockey Award.