Born in Kindersley, Saskatchewan, Gloeckner starred in the BCJHL with the Nanaimo Clippers. He then played four years with the Victoria Cougars of the WCJHL and was selected 34th overall by the Boston Bruins in 1976 after a 55-point season. He returned for one more year of junior then sat out a season due to injuries. He returned in 1978 after signing with the Detroit Red Wings but saw most of his ice time in the minors before retiring in 1980.
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