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Luke Glendening | Center

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (25) / 4/28/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 194
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Luke Glendening scored on a whirling-backhanded far-post goal with just 75 seconds left in the third period, giving the Red Wings the 3-2 win over the Sharks on Thursday night.
It was a truly great individual effort, and also one that Antti Niemi nor Joe Thornton should not receive a lot of blame over. Glendening positioned himself beside the right side of the crease as Gustav Nyqvist came around, took the pass as he spun off Jumbo's stick-check, and hit the far corner. Catching Niemi playing the wrong percentages. Glendening now has eight goals and a dozen points on the season. Feb 27 - 2:29 AM

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Luke Glendening scored his seventh goal of the season in Thursday's 3-0 win over Colorado.

The goal was an empty-netter from his own circles, but it counts just the same. Through his first 108 career games, Glendening now has eight goals and 17 points, 10 of which have come this season.
Feb 6 - 1:30 AM

Luke Glendening potted a pair of goals in Tuesday's 5-4 win over Florida.

Both of his markers were set up by former Panthers forward Stephen Weiss. Glendening hadn't found the back of the net since Jan. 6 and now he has nine points in 48 games this campaign.
Jan 28 - 9:18 AM

Luke Glendening scored a goal and an assist in Detroit's 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday.

Glendening opened the scoring in the first period and collected an assist on Tomas Tatar's second period goal. The goal was Glendening's second of the season and his first in 14 games. The 25-year-old won't have too many of these games, so you can keep ignoring him in standard fantasy leagues.
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 10:44:00 PM

Luke Glendening scored the only Detroit goal in Tuesday's 2-1 preseason loss to the Blackhawks.

Glendening offers little in the way of fantasy juice despite the fact he'll be a regular lineup fixture for the Red Wings. Danny DeKeyser and Jakub Kindl drew helpers on the lone Red Wings goal. In the crease, Jonas Gustavsson started and played the first two periods of the game before he was replaced by Petr Mrzek for the third frame an overtime.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 11:19:00 PM

Luke Glendening potted Detroit's only goal in a 4-1 loss to Boston in Game 2 on Sunday afternoon.

The marker was his first career playoff goal. Glendening registered a goal and six helpers in 56 games during the regular season.
Mon, Apr 21, 2014 01:49:00 PM

Luke Glendening has inked a three-year extension with Detroit.

The financial terms of the agreement weren't immediately available. Glendening has played in 51 games this season to help Detroit cope with its brutal string of injuries. He is a decent bottom-six forward, but has no fantasy value in standard leagues.
Sat, Apr 5, 2014 09:42:00 AM

Luke Glendening is still looking for his first career NHL goal.

He has gone the longest among rookie forwards in Detroit's franchise history without scoring a goal. In 45 games with the Wings, Glendening has contributed four assists.
Tue, Mar 25, 2014 08:50:00 AM

With the expected return to action of Stephen Weiss and Johan Franzen, it is likely the Red Wings will assign Luke Glendening to the AHL.

In fact, one of Tomas Jurco and Riley Sheahan may be joining him on a trip to Grand Rapids. Stay tuned.
Sat, Feb 22, 2014 09:57:00 AM

Luke Glendening played in his fifth outdoor game on Wednesday.

He skated in three outdoor games for the Michigan Wolverines and he played two more this year, with AHL Grand Rapids and the Red Wings as part of the Winter Classic festivities. Glendening was called up on Tuesday to play in the Winter Classic after he scored two goals for the Griffins in a shootout loss to the Toronto Marlies at Comerica Park on Monday.
Thu, Jan 2, 2014 11:54:00 AM

The Detroit Red Wings have called up Luke Glendening.

Glendening has an assist in 16 games this season. He has 12 points and 18 penalty minutes in 18 contests in 2013-14.
Tue, Dec 31, 2013 01:42:00 PM

Luke Glendening was assigned to Grand Rapids of the AHL Sunday.

He was no longer needed once Darren Helm was cleared to return to action. Glendenning has not registered a point in 10 NHL games this season and clearly has no fantasy value.
Mon, Dec 30, 2013 08:57:00 AM

Luke Glendening has been called up by the Detroit Red Wings.

Glendening has three goals and 10 points in 17 AHL games in 2013-14. He has also participated in nine contests with Detroit and is searching for his first NHL point.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 01:06:00 PM

Luke Glendening was returned to the minors on Sunday.

He was brought up to play Saturday with Daniel Alfredsson sidelined by a groin injury. Glendening has no points in nine NHL games this season.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 11:48:00 AM

The Red Wings have recalled Luke Glendening from Grand Rapids of the AHL for Saturday night's game against the Islanders.

He's insurance in case veteran Daniel Alfredsson (groin) can't suit up. Needless to say, Glendening has no fantasy value.
Sat, Nov 16, 2013 10:07:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Stephen Weiss
3Darren Helm
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Erik Cole
3Tomas Tatar
4Daniel Cleary
5Drew Miller
6Teemu Pulkkinen
RW1Johan Franzen
2Gustav Nyquist
3Justin Abdelkader
4Tomas Jurco
5Joakim Andersson
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Danny DeKeyser
3Marek Zidlicky
4Jonathan Ericsson
5Kyle Quincey
6Brendan Smith
7Jakub Kindl
8Alexey Marchenko
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson