Glendening’s ‘numbers’ reveal solid grit-and-grind statistics’s Arthur J. Regner examines Luke Glendening’s 2018-2019 season “By the Numbers” this morning, and Glendening hit some significant targets as a physical, grinding forward this past season:

102 – Always willing to put his body on the line, Glendening’s 102 blocked shots was tops on the Red Wings. Defenseman Niklas Kronwall was second on the Wings with 96 blocked shots, followed by fellow blueliner DeKeyser with 94.

198 – A player who enjoys the physicality of the game, his 198 hits led the Wings. Justin Abdelkader‘s 185 ranked second and Jonathan Ericsson‘s 98 hits ranked third on the team.

55.7% – Glendening’s face-off winning percentage of 55.7 percent led the Red Wings and ranked 13th overall in the NHL.


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