Glen Wesley retires from hockey

Glen Wesley retires from hockey

RALEIGH, N.C., June 6 (UPI) -- Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Glen Wesley has retired after a 20-year playing career in the National Hockey League.

NHL: Carolina 5, Tampa Bay 1

RALEIGH, N.C., March 1 (UPI) -- Sergei Samsonov's two goals and one assist Saturday led the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-1 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

NHL: Atlanta 5, Carolina 4 (OT)

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Marian Hossa scored on the power play with 32 seconds remaining in overtime Wednesday, delivering Atlanta a 5-4 decision over Carolina.

NHL:Carolina 4, Tampa Bay 3

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Carolina came from behind with three goals in the third period Friday and snapped a six-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

NHL: Carolina 2, Florida 1

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Rod Brind'Amour scored twice Saturday night to lift the Carolina Hurricanes past the Florida Panthers, 2-1.

Hurricanes re-sign Glen Wesley

RALEIGH, N.C., June 2 (UPI) -- Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Glen Wesley has signed a one-year, $1.4 million contract to play a 20th season.

NHL: Carolina 3, Philadelphia 2 (OT)

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Glen Wesley scored his first goal in 83 games just 16 seconds into overtime Thursday night, giving the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia.

Hurricanes, Coyotes in player swap

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- NHL defenseman Dennis Seidenberg has been traded from the Phoenix Coyotes to the Carolina Hurricanes for forward Kevyn Adams, the teams announced Monday.

NHL: Carolina 3, Florida 2 (OT)

SUNRISE, Fla., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A power play goal by Erik Cole in overtime Saturday night gave Carolina a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers.

Carolina Hurricanes re-sign Cole for $12M

RALEIGH, N.C., July 5 (UPI) -- The Stanley Cup champion Carolina Hurricane Wednesday re-signed left wing Erik Cole to a three-year contract worth $12 million.

NHL: Carolina 5, Montreal 1

MONTREAL, Ontario, March 16 (UPI) -- Justin Williams had two goals and two assists Thursday night as Carolina beat the Montreal Canadiens, 5-1.

NHL: Carolina 4, Boston 3 (SO)

BOSTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Doug Weight scored the game-winning goal in a shootout Sunday as Carolina beat the Boston Bruins, 4-3.

Wesley goes back to Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C., July 9 (UPI) -- Veteran defenseman Glen Wesley has returned to the Carolina Hurricanes with his signing of a one-year contract.

Two more Toronto players injured

PHILADELPHIA, April 9 (UPI) -- With three regulars already out of their lineup, the Toronto Maple Leafs lost two more Wednesday night.

Leafs re-acquire Gilmour from Canadiens

TORONTO, March 11 (UPI) -- Center Doug Gilmour, one of the most popular players in Toronto Maple Leafs' history, was re-acquired from the Montreal Canadiens at Tuesday's NHL trade deadlin
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Glen Wesley
NYP95122210--22 DEC95-NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Hartford Whalers defenseman #20 Glen Wesley dives in to help protect his goalie Sean Burke who stops the puck shot by Rangers Ray Ferraro at Madison Square Garden, December 22. UPI js/ Jack Balletti

Glen Edwin Wesley (born October 2, 1968) is a retired Canadian ice hockey defenceman who played 10 seasons for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League. He also played for the Boston Bruins, Hartford Whalers and Toronto Maple Leafs. He is currently the Hurricanes' director of development for defensemen.

Wesley was drafted 3rd overall by the Boston Bruins in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft from the Portland Winter Hawks, appearing in 202 regular season games over 3+ seasons, scoring 49 goals and 175 assists for 224 points. He has played in 1,410 career NHL games with the Bruins, Whalers/Hurricanes and Maple Leafs, scoring 128 goals and 404 assists for 532 points. He has also scored 53 points in 169 career playoff games.

Wesley moved with the Whalers to Carolina, in 1997. In March 2003, nearing the trade deadline, he was traded from Carolina to Toronto, joining the Maple Leafs for the rest of the 2002–2003 season in an effort for both teams to make the Stanley Cup playoffs. He re-signed with the Hurricanes at the end of the season, and has been with the club since the 2003–2004 season.

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