Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Red Wings
Luke Glendening
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
BIRTHDATE: 04/28/1989
AGE: 27
DRAFTED: undrafted
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 5, 2013.
2012-13: Won the Calder Cup with the Griffins after becoming the first-ever metro 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 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.