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#33 Luke Glendening, RW

Detroit Red Wings

Position: RW
Date of Birth: 04/28/1989
Height: 5' 11"   Weight: 195 lbs
Shoots: R
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Drafted: Undrafted
Last Amateur Team: 2011-12 Michigan (CCHA)

Biography:



Current Stats

 

News Stories/Articles/Multimedia:

Over the Boards: Grand impact in Detroit - NHL.com - Jan., 15, 2014
GR Native Earning Stripes with Griffins - theahl.com - Oct. 4, 2013
NCAA Tournament Memories - griffinshockey.com - March 26, 2013
GRG Mailbag at P.F. Chang's Vol. 3 - GriffVision - March 7, 2013
Never Say Never - Griffiti - Oct. 12, 2012
Glendening's first words on hockey - DetroitRedWings.com - July 13, 2012
Glendening proving self with Griffins - Detroit Free Press - July 12, 2012
From the stands to the ice - Michigan Hockey - June 26, 2012
Family, Faith and Football - The Michigan Daily - March 4, 2012
Glendening went from walk-on to captain - Detroit Free Press - Dec. 10, 2010
 

Biography

Glendening.jpgSecond season as a Griffin…Second year pro… Ranks among the Griffins’ all-time playoff leaders with a plus-eight rating (T5th), one shorthanded goal (T1st) and one unassisted goal (T5th)…Signed to an amateur tryout by Providence, 4/4/12…Released by Providence, 4/15/12…Signed to a one-year contract, 6/19/12…Assigned to Toledo (ECHL), 10/9/12…Recalled from Toledo, 12/17/12…Signed to a one-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 7/5/13…Assigned by Detroit, 9/23/13…Recalled by Detroit, 9/26/13…Assigned by Detroit, 9/28/13....Recalled by Detroit, 10/11/13...Assigned by Detroit, 10/20/13...Recalled by Detroit, 10/28/13...Assigned by Detroit, 10/31/13...Recalled by Detroit, 11/8/13...Assigned by Detroit, 11/15/13...Recalled by Detroit, 11/16/13...Assigned by Detroit, 11/16/13...Recalled by Detroit, 12/13/13...Assigned by Detroit, 12/29/13...Recalled by Detroit, 12/31/13...Re-signed to a three-year contract by Detroit, 4/5/14.

2012-13: Won the Calder Cup with the Griffins after becoming the first-ever Greater Grand Rapids native to skate with the team during the regular season…Recorded 26 points (8-18—26) in 50 regular season games and tied for third on the team with 16 points (6-10—16) in 24 postseason games with the Griffins…Ranked among team leaders with a plus-12 rating (4th)…Began the season with ECHL Toledo, recording 21 points (14-7—21) in 27 games and earning a selection to the ECHL All-Star Game before getting called up by Grand Rapids…Scored on his first shot and shift during his Griffins debut, 12/19/12 vs. Rochester…Notched a pair of two-goal games on 1/5/13 at Chicago and 2/8/13 at Oklahoma City…Set a season high with three points (0-3—3) on 1/19/13 at Rockford…Enjoyed a breakout in the playoffs with points in nine of 10 games, 4/28/13-5/21/13…Scored the series-clinching goal in a comeback win during Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals, 5/21/13 at Toronto…Shared the AHL postseason rookie scoring title with Riley Sheahan and tied for sixth overall in playoff scoring. 2011-12: Became one of eight players to captain Michigan in multiple seasons…Named CCHA Best Defensive Forward, beating out current Griffin Riley Sheahan for the honors…Earned Michigan’s Howard Colby Award for sportsmanship for the second straight year…Tied a career high with 21 points (10-11—21) in 41 contests with the Wolverines as a senior…Set new career bests in goals (10) and plus-minus (plus-18)…Notched his first collegiate hat trick, 10/13/11 vs. St. Lawrence…Trumped his career-best point streak with five points (2-3—5) in his final five collegiate games, 3/9/12-3/23/12…Signed a tryout with Providence in April and made his AHL debut, 4/13/12 vs. Bridgeport…Appeared in three games with the Bruins overall, registering two shots. 2010-11: Co-captained Michigan to a CCHA regular season championship and an appearance in the NCAA Frozen Four championship game, where it lost in overtime to Minnesota-Duluth…Named a National Strength and Conditioning All-American and earned the team’s Howard Colby Award for sportsmanship…Earned MVP honors at the Great Lakes Invitational at Joe Louis Arena after scoring three goals during the tournament, including two in the championship game vs. Colorado College, 12/30/10…Received Michigan’s Athletic Academic Achievement award. 2009-10: Bested his freshman season totals with a career-high 21 points (7-14—21) in 45 games as a sophomore…Ranked among team leaders in games played (T1st), goals (T6th), assists (7th) and points (T8th)…Named an alternate captain by the team one month into the season. 2008-09: Joined the University of Michigan as a walk-on and eventually earned a scholarship…Tallied 10 points (6-4—10) in 35 games for the Wolverines…Three of his six goals were game-winners, tying for fourth on the team in that department…Received CCHA Rookie of the Week honors after picking up three goals in two games against Nebraska Omaha, 2/13/09-2/14/09…Won Michigan’s Alton D. Simms Award as the team’s most improved player. 2007-08: Attended Hotchkiss School in Connecticut after graduating from East Grand Rapids High School in 2007…Registered 28 points (8-20—28) in 24 games.

Personal: Lives in East Grand Rapids, Mich….Earned a degree in political science from the University of Michigan in 2012…Has a Great Dane named Lucy…Has two siblings, Mackenzie and Joe …Greatest hockey memory is playing in the Big Chill at the Big House, an outdoor game between the University of Michigan and Michigan State University at Michigan Stadium and winning the Calder Cup…Began playing hockey at the age of five…Hockey nicknames are Glenny and Glenner…Hockey idol as a youth was Steve Yzerman…Greatest influence on his hockey career is his dad who taught him to have fun, be a good sport and try your best…Plans to teach or coach after his playing career…First job was at a landscaping company…Favorite charity is the Make A Wish Foundation…If he could trade occupations for one day, he would be a country singer…Played football,  baseball and swam growing up…Favorite music is anything country… Favorite TV show is Breaking Bad…Favorite website is YouTube.com…Favorite book is anything about the Navy Seals…Roots for the Michigan Wolverines…Enjoys fishing and watching baseball and football.
 
 
AHL CAREER HIGHS
Games Played: 51, 2012-13 Assist Streak: 3, 3/23/13-3/29/13
Goals: 8, 2012-13 Point Streak: 5, 4/28/13-5/10/13, playoffs
Assists: 18, 2012-13 Goals, Game: 2, twice (MR: 2/8/13 GR at OKC)
Points: 26, 2012-13 Assists, Game: 3, 1/19/13 GR at RFD
PIM: 50, 2012-13 Points, Game: 3, 1/19/13 GR at RFD
Goal Streak: 2, twice (MR: 5/18/13-5/21/13, playoffs) PIM, Game: 15, 1/26/13 GR vs. HOU
FIRSTS
AHL Game: 4/13/12 PRO vs. BRI NHL Game: n/a                                                                   
AHL Point: 12/19/12 GR vs. RCH (goal) NHL Point: n/a
AHL Goal: 12/19/12 GR vs. RCH (Connor Knapp) NHL Goal: n/a
 

 

Career Stats

      Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2007-08 Hotchkiss High-CT 24 8 20 28 -- -- -- -- -- --
2008-09 Michigan CCHA 35 6 4 10 33 -- -- -- -- --
2009-10 Michigan CCHA 45 7 14 21 39 -- -- -- -- --
2010-11 Michigan CCHA 44 8 10 18 26 -- -- -- -- --
2011-12 Michigan CCHA 41 10 11 21 24 -- -- -- -- --
  Providence AHL 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012-13 Toledo ECHL 27 14 7 21 27 -- -- -- -- --
  Grand Rapids AHL 51 8 18 26 50 24 6 10 16 30
  GRIFFINS TOTALS 51 8 18 26 50 24 6 10 16 30
  AHL TOTALS 54 8 18 26 50 24 6 10 16 30
  PRO TOTALS 81 22 25 47 77 24 6 10 16 30
 

 

 
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42 Richard Nedomlel D
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11 Andrej Nestrasil RW
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37 Zach Nastasiuk RW
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33 Luke Glendening RW

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