Luke Glendening

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Luke Glendening
Luke Glendening.jpg
Glendening with Michigan Wolverines in 2012
Born(1989-04-28) April 28, 1989 (age 24)
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
PositionCentre (ice hockey)
ShootsRight
NHL team
Former teams
Detroit Red Wings
AHL
Providence Bruins
ECHL
Toledo Walleye
NHL DraftUndrafted
Playing career2012–present
 
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Luke Glendening
Luke Glendening.jpg
Glendening with Michigan Wolverines in 2012
Born(1989-04-28) April 28, 1989 (age 24)
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
PositionCentre (ice hockey)
ShootsRight
NHL team
Former teams
Detroit Red Wings
AHL
Providence Bruins
ECHL
Toledo Walleye
NHL DraftUndrafted
Playing career2012–present

Luke Glendening (born April 28, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL). He started his career at East Grand Rapids High School

Playing career[edit]

Luke started out his years of playing hockey in his hometown East Grand Rapids where the famous movies American Pie were based on. He played varsity all four years he attended East Grand Rapids High School and was their leading scorer for 2 out of the 4 years. Prior to turning professional, Glendening attended the University of Michigan where he played four seasons (2008 - 2012) of NCAA college hockey with the Michigan Wolverines.

On June 19, 2012, the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL) signed Glendening as a free agent to a one-year contract.[1] During the 2012–13 season, Glendening played 51 regular-season games in the AHL with the Griffins, and also played 27 games in the ECHL with the Toledo Walleye where he was selected to play in the 2013 ECHL All-Star Game, but could not attend because he was recalled to the AHL. Glendening played 24 post-season games with Grand Rapids, scoring 16 points to help lead the Griffins to their first Calder Cup championship.[2]

On July 5, 2013, the Detroit Red Wings signed Glendening to a one-year, two-way contract.[3] On October 12, 2013, Glendening made his NHL debut in a game against the Philadelphia Flyers.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

  Regular season Playoffs
SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPtsPIMGPGAPtsPIM
2011–12Providence BruinsAHL30000
2012–13Toledo WalleyeECHL271472127
2012–13Grand Rapids GriffinsAHL518182650246101630
AHL totals548182650246101630
ECHL totals27147212700000

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Carl Hagelin
CCHA Best Defensive Forward
2011-12
Succeeded by
Dane Walters