DETROIT – The Red Wings today assigned center Luke Glendening to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins.
Center - DET
Goals: 0 | Assists: 0 | Pts: 0
Shots: 7 | +/-: -2
Glendening has appeared in six games with the Red Wings this season after his making his NHL debut on Oct. 12 versus Philadelphia. The 24-year-old forward has averaged 9:18 of ice time with Detroit, recording two penalty minutes and seven shots on goal. He’s also played in five games with Grand Rapids, registering three points (1-2-3) and a plus-three rating.
The Grand Rapids, Mich., native signed his first NHL contract with Detroit this summer after capturing the AHL’s Calder Cup as a first-year pro with the Griffins in 2012-13. He began the season with the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye, racking up 21 points (14-7-21) in 27 games before earning a promotion to the AHL. With his hometown team, he notched 26 points (8-18-26) in 51 regular-season games and 16 points (6-10-16) in 24 postseason contests. Glendening also played 165 games with the Michigan Wolverines from 2008-12, recording 70 points (31-39-70).