Center known for his defensive prowess and offensive playmaking and for being particularly effective on the penalty kill. He made his NHL debut with the Detroit Red Wings in 2013.
He grew up in East Grand Rapids and was the top scorer at East Grand Rapids High School for two seasons.
In his sophomore season with the Michigan Wolverines, he helped the team win the CCHA Tournament Championship.
His father, Tom Glendening, played fullback at Bowling Green.
His first NHL goal came against Canadiens goalie Carey Price on April 5, 2014, the same day he signed a three-year contract extension with the Wings.