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Detroit recalls rookie Glendening

by Kyle Kujawa / Detroit Red Wings

DETROIT – The Red Wings today recalled center Luke Glendening from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins.

Glendening, 24, made his NHL debut with Detroit on Oct. 12 versus Philadelphia, logging two shots on goal and 7:32 of ice time in the team’s 5-2 win. The Grand Rapids, Mich., native has appeared in five games with the Red Wings this season, recording two penalty minutes and six shots on goal while averaging 9:31 of ice time. He has also tallied three points (1-2-3) and a plus-three rating in five games with the Griffins in his second professional season.

As a rookie last season, Glendening helped his hometown team to its first-ever Calder Cup championship, registering 26 points (8-18-26) in 51 regular season games and 16 points (6-10-16) in 24 postseason games. Glendening also spent four seasons with the University of Michigan from 2008-12, recording 70 points (31-39-70) in 165 collegiate games and serving as the team’s captain as a junior and senior.

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