Glencross has announced that he will retire at the age of 32, TSN's Darren Dreger reports.
A related report suggests that Glencross made the decision to hang up his skates in order to spend more time with his family, and the winger doesn't see himself playing in Europe. His NHL career comes to a close after playing for the Ducks, Blue Jackets, Oilers, Flames and Capitals, posting 134 goals and 141 assists through 507 regular-season games.
Glencross was released from his professional tryout offer with the Avalanche Monday, NHL.com's Rick Sadowski reports.Glencross has had an eventful preseason. He initially signed a PTO with the Maple Leafs, but after failing to secure a roster spot with Toronto, he signed a PTO with Colorado. Now that he's been released from his PTO with the Avalanche, he'll likely need to wait until the season gets underway and the injury bug sets in before getting another look with an NHL club. The 32-year-old winger tallied 35 points in 71 games with Calgary and Washington last season.
Glencross is scheduled to play in Tuesday's preseason game against the Flames, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.The 32 year-old veteran signed a PTO contract with the Avalanche on Monday and will meet up with the team on Tuesday in Calgary. It's a convenient transition for Glencross who lives in Calgary and played for the Flames for six and a half seasons before being sent to Washington. It should also be noted that Glencross played with current Avs', Jerome Iginla and Alex Tanguay during his tenure in Calgary, although neither Iginla nor Tanguay will be playing in Tuesday's preseason game.
Glencross will join with the Avalanche on a Professional Tryout.Glencross was released by the Maple Leafs on Sunday after failing to earn a contract with them, but he'll receive a second shot with the Avalanche. However, it's possible that Jack Skille's injury could be more severe than initially thought. If that's the case, Glencross could stand a decent shot at snagging a roster spot out of training camp.
Glencross was released from his professional tryout contract on Sunday, the Canadien Press reports.Glencross split 71 games between the Flames and Capitals last season, finishing with 12 goals and 22 assists. The 32-year-old veteran looked to have a solid shot at making the opening night roster, but Glencross instead has been sent packing. Considering the experience he has, he may very well get a shot from another NHL team, otherwise expect him to sign with an AHL team in the meantime.
Glencross scored his first NHL playoff goal in Friday's Game 5 loss to the Rangers.It was also the first point of the 2015 playoffs for Glencross, who logged just 10:12 of ice time in the loss. While he's a former 26-goal-scorer, the 32-year-old has taken on a reduced role with Washington and is currently skating on the fourth line. He knows how to put the puck in the net, but given the fact he's seeing so few minutes, don't expect impressive totals.
Glencross is slated to suit up for Monday's Game 7 against the Islanders, Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post reports.With Glencross, who has yet to record a point in three postseason contests, poised to re-join the Caps' lineup Monday, Michael Latta is candidate to be scratched for the contest.
Glencross will be a healthy scratch for Tuesday's Game 4 against the Islanders, Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post reports.Coach Barry Trotz decided to mix up his lineup with the Capitals trailing 2-1 in the series entering Game 4. Glencross, who failed to produce a point and managed only four shots on goal across the first three games, will exit the lineup along with the injured Eric Fehr, while youngsters Andre Burakovsky and Michael Latta join the bottom-six ranks.
Glencross netted an assist in Washington's 4-2 win over Carolina on Tuesday.
Glencross potted a power-play goal in Monday's 4-3 win over the Sabres.Glencross has seen an uptick in scoring since joining the Capitals, tallying four goals and a pair of assists in his first seven games in the nation's capital. He's been especially effective on the man advantage, with three of those points coming on the power-play. The 32-year-old's hot start with his new club makes him worthy of consideration of a late-season addition in leagues that he's still available in.
Glencross notched a goal and two assists in Washington's win over Buffalo on Saturday night.He's loving life on Capitol Hill -- he has four points (two goals, two assists) in three games and there's a smile on his face. He may have been dumped by his owner while he was still in Calgary. Scour the wire -- you'll be pleasantly surprised.
Glencross scored his first goal as a Capital on Thursday, potting the team's lone tally on a first-period power play in a 2-1 loss to Minnesota.He went minus-2 without a point in his Washington debut, so it's nice to see Glencross turn in a better effort on his second try. Still, he remains a fairly low-end fantasy option, as his minutes will remain limited -- the winger skated a modest 14:02 in this game.
Glencross practiced with Evgeny Kuznetsov and Troy Brouwer on the team's second line during Monday's practice, Alex Prewitt of The Washington Post reports.
The Flames have traded Glencross to the Capitals, TSN.ca reports.
The Flames asked Glencross to make a list of teams he would be willing to join in a trade, FAN 960's Dean Molberg reports.It sounds as if both parties believe it's time to move on, with the 32-year-old Glencross set to become an unrestricted free agent after the season. Glencross has zero points through his first 10 games in 2015, but he still has a respectable 26 points in 49 games this season.
Glencross (lower body) will return to the lineup Monday, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.It's no surprise Glencross will be able to go Monday, considering that he was able to go through warmups Friday, even though he didn't play in that game. This will be Glencross' first game back since he suffered the injury in mid-January, so monitor his play when he gets on the ice to be sure that he is actually 100 percent healed.
Glencross (lower body) was on the ice for pre-game warmups, but didn't participate in any of the team's line rushes, and isn't expected to play Friday, Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun reports.Glencross's presence in warmups comes as a bit of a surprise, however, he still isn't expected to play Friday against the Penguins. He should be considered day-to-day until his return to the lineup is confirmed, which could be as soon as Monday against San Jose.
Glencross (lower body) was activated from injured reserve Friday.
Glencross (lower body) will not play Friday against the Penguins, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.Glencross has been able to skate the last two days, but the Flames aren't fully convinced he'll be at close enough to full strength to give it a go Friday. Instead, he'll log a couple more practices over the weekend before turning his attention to a return Monday against the Sharks.
Glencross (lower body) was back on the ice for Wednesday's practice wearing a green jersey, Aaron Vickers of NHL.com reports.Glencross has been close to a return a few times since getting hurt three weeks ago, but had setbacks. He should return sometime in the next week, but he'll have to take it slower this time around.
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