Luke Glendening (C)
Grand Rapids Griffins
||Grand Rapids, MI
2012-13: Won the Calder Cup with the Griffins after becoming the first-ever Greater Grand Rapids native to skate with the team during the regular seasonâ€¦Recorded 26 points (8-18â€”26) in 50 regular season games and tied for third on the team with 16 points (6-10â€”16) in 24 postseason games with the Griffinsâ€¦Ranked among team leaders with a plus-12 rating (4th)â€¦Began the season with ECHL Toledo, recording 21 points (14-7â€”21) in 27 games and earning a selection to the ECHL All-Star Game before getting called up by Grand Rapidsâ€¦Scored on his first shot and shift during his Griffins debut, 12/19/12 vs. Rochesterâ€¦Notched a pair of two-goal games on 1/5/13 at Chicago and 2/8/13 at Oklahoma Cityâ€¦Set a season high with three points (0-3â€”3) on 1/19/13 at Rockfordâ€¦Enjoyed a breakout in the playoffs with points in nine of 10 games, 4/28/13-5/21/13â€¦Scored the series-clinching goal in a comeback win during Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals, 5/21/13 at Torontoâ€¦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 seasonsâ€¦Named CCHA Best Defensive Forward, beating out current Griffin Riley Sheahan for the honorsâ€¦Earned Michiganâ€™s Howard Colby Award for sportsmanship for the second straight yearâ€¦Tied a career high with 21 points (10-11â€”21) in 41 contests with the Wolverines as a seniorâ€¦Set new career bests in goals (10) and plus-minus (plus-18)â€¦Notched his first collegiate hat trick, 10/13/11 vs. St. Lawrenceâ€¦Trumped his career-best point streak with five points (2-3â€”5) in his final five collegiate games, 3/9/12-3/23/12â€¦Signed a tryout with Providence in April and made his AHL debut, 4/13/12 vs. Bridgeportâ€¦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-Duluthâ€¦Named a National Strength and Conditioning All-American and earned the teamâ€™s Howard Colby Award for sportsmanshipâ€¦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, 12/30/10â€¦Received Michiganâ€™s Athletic Academic Achievement award.
2009-10: Bested his freshman season totals with a career-high 21 points (7-14â€”21) in 45 games as a sophomoreâ€¦Ranked among team leaders in games played (T1st), goals (T6th), assists (7th) and points (T8th)â€¦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 scholarshipâ€¦Tallied 10 points (6-4â€”10) in 35 games for the Wolverinesâ€¦Three of his six goals were game-winners, tying for fourth on the team in that departmentâ€¦Received CCHA Rookie of the Week honors after picking up three goals in two games against Nebraska Omaha, 2/13/09-2/14/09â€¦Won Michiganâ€™s Alton D. Simms Award as the teamâ€™s most improved player. 2007-08: Attended Hotchkiss School in Connecticut after graduating from East Grand Rapids High School in 2007â€¦Registered 28 points (8-20â€”28) in 24 games.