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Luke Glendening | Center | #41

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/28/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 194
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Luke Glendening won't be able to play in the 2016 IIHF World Championship because of an injury he suffered late in the regular season.
He was set to play for Team USA in the tournament beginning this weekend, but now he is returning home. GM Ken Holland said last week that Glendening had been dealing with a foot injury. May 3 - 9:36 AM

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Luke Glendening didn't practice on Monday, but he will be ready to play on Wednesday in Game 1 of the playoffs at Tampa Bay.

He contributed just eight goals and 21 points in 81 games during the regular season.
Apr 11 - 4:30 PM

Luke Glendening netted his eighth goal of the year on Monday night in a 3-2 win against Buffalo.

He marker with three minutes left in the third period turned out to be the game winner after the Sabres attempted a late comeback. Glendening was also credited with a game-high five blocks among skaters in the contest.
Mar 29 - 10:19 AM

Luke Glendening scored in Thursday's 3-1 win over Columbus.

He opened the scoring in the match with his fifth goal of the season. As you might have expected, it's been a while since Glendening's last goal and he hadn't scored since Jan. 25 versus the Islanders.
Mar 18 - 7:56 AM

Luke Glendening will likely return from the flu Tuesday night.

He wasn't able to play Monday, but coach Jeff Blashill appears to be expecting the forward to return. If he does play then he will probably replace Joakim Andersson.
Tue, Dec 29, 2015 06:13:00 PM

Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Glendening will miss Monday's game against the Wild with the flu.

Dylan Larkis will draw back into the lineup in his place. Glendening is a defensive energy forward who does not possess any fantasy value. In addition to Larkin returning to the lineup, rookie forward Tomas Nosek will play in his second straight game.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 07:46:00 PM

Luke Glendening will be a game-time call for Monday's game against Minnesota.

An illness may prevent him from playing. Glendening has two goals and eight points in 35 games.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 01:26:00 PM

Luke Glendening scored his first goal of the season in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Blues.

Glendening tied the game 2-2 with his goal near the end of the first frame. The 26-year-old has one goal and three points in 21 games and won't be a factor in fantasy leagues going forward.
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 10:09:00 AM

Luke Glendening contributed an assist in a 4-3 overtime win against Ottawa on Monday night.

He set up a goal by Riley Sheahan with his second assist of the season. Glendening doesn't have a goal after 18 games after he scored 12 in 2014-15.
Tue, Nov 17, 2015 09:49:00 AM

Luke Glendening (lower body) will be in the lineup Friday night.

He didn't practice Thursday after taking a shot off his knee on Tuesday, but he was back on the ice for Friday's optional skate.
Fri, Oct 16, 2015 11:09:00 AM

Luke Glendening is battling a lower-body injury.

Glendening is questionable for Friday's game as a result. If he can't play then Joakim Andersson will be asked to help fill the void.
Thu, Oct 15, 2015 02:41:00 PM

Luke Glendening may start the regular season between Johan Franzen and Riley Sheahan.

"We're kind of experimenting with it as a potential line. Obviously, lots could change, health, how well guys play," coach Jeff Blashill said. "I think it should be a real good line, but we'll have to continue to evaluate." Glendening has worked on his skating and his role on the trio would be to retrieve the puck on the forecheck.
Mon, Sep 28, 2015 10:26:00 AM

Luke Glendening skated in all 82 games for the Red Wings last season, but he isn't taking anything for granted going into training camp.

"I don't know if 'comfortable' is the right word; you have to play like you're fighting for your job every day or you won't make it," said Glendening. "I need to make more steps to secure a spot but thought I took a step in the right direction. He had 12 goals and 18 points last campaign after he had one goal and seven points in 56 games during his rookie season in 2013-14. The additions of Brad Richards and Teemu Pulkkinen will create more competition at camp, but the injuries to Pavel Datsyuk (ankle) and Johan Franzen (concussion) has opened some spots.
Wed, Aug 12, 2015 11:14:00 AM

Luke Glendening played in Games 5 and 6 against Tampa with a 60 percent severed tendon in his right hand.

That must have hurt. Glendening was a real force in the playoffs shutting down all Tampa forwards except Tyler Johnson. He is a fine fourth-line checker but has no fantasy value.
Sat, May 2, 2015 10:01:00 AM

Luke Glendening (hand) is good to play in Game 5 on Saturday.

Glendening exited Thursday's game because of a cut on his hand that required stitches. He has two goals in four contests in the 2015 playoffs.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 03:39:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Henrik Zetterberg
2Riley Sheahan
3Luke Glendening
4Tomas Nosek
LW1Dylan Larkin
2Tomas Tatar
3Brad Richards
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5Drew Miller
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Joe Vitale
4Darren Helm
5Tomas Jurco
6Johan Franzen
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Mike Green
3Danny DeKeyser
4Kyle Quincey
5Brendan Smith
6Jonathan Ericsson
7Alexey Marchenko
8Xavier Ouellet
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard