|Assets:||Likes to be involved in physical contests and is never afraid of throwing his weight around. Is a solid team player, can drop the gloves and play either wing. Can kill penalties reasonably well.|
|Flaws:||Is extremely limited in terms of natural offensive ability, so he shouldn't be counted on to take a regular shift each ever every night. May sometimes take a bad penalty to put his team behind the eight-ball.|
|Career Potential:||Rugged depth winger.|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers to a three-year contract.|
|12/27/2013||Missed 15 games (broken right hand).|
|11/27/2013||Broken right hand, injured reserve.|
|11/25/2013||Broken right hand, sidelined indefinitely.|
|12/04/2012||Signed with HC Banska Bystrica (Slovakia).|
|7/01/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a two-year contract.|
|4/07/2012||Missed the last 4 regular season games (broken foot).|
|4/03/2012||Broken foot, remainder of the regular season.|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year contract.|
|4/02/2011||Missed 9 games (upper body injury).|
|3/12/2011||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|7/09/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a one-year contract.|
|7/05/2010||Filed for salary arbitration.|
|7/04/2009||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks.|
|6/29/2009||Florida Panthers did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|12/08/2008||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|10/04/2008||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|1/12/2008||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|1/04/2008||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|12/06/2007||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|11/20/2007||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|11/12/2007||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|9/21/2007||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|8/16/2007||Signed by the Florida Panthers to an entry-level contract.|
|3/21/2007||Signed by the Rochester Americans (AHL) to an amateur tryout contract.|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers.|
|7/01/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Winnipeg Jets.|
|7/04/2009||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks.|
|6/22/2003||Drafted by the Florida Panthers in the 9th round (265th overall) in 2003.|
Rangers sign Tanner Glass for three seasons | 07/01/2014 1:54 PM
NewsThe New York Rangers have signed Tanner Glass to a three-year/$4.35 million deal.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactThe Rangers get a tough bottom-six forward who should fit in nicely on the fourth line. He had 13 points and 90 penalty minutes for the Penguins last season.
Tanner Glass may be a free agent come July | 06/24/2014 12:20 PM
NewsTanner Glass may not be in Pittsburgh's plans anymore.
ImpactAccording to agent Ross Gurney, discussions with the Penguins occurred when now associate GM Jason Botterill was filling in on an interim basis, but talks haven't gone on since Jim Rutherford was hired. Glass can become an unrestricted free agent in July if something isn't worked out with the Penguins. He recorded 13 points and 90 penalty minutes in 67 games last season.
Tanner Glass appears to be in for Game 7 | 05/13/2014 6:43 PM
NewsTanner Glass looks like he'll be in the lineup for Game 7.
Steve Zipay on Twitter
ImpactHe hasn't played since the first game of the series against the Rangers. Judging from the warmups, it appears as though he will draw in for Beau Bennett.
Tanner Glass will be scratched for Game 2 | 05/04/2014 7:20 PM
NewsTanner Glass is out of the lineup Sunday night against the Rangers in Game 2.
Andrew Gross on Twitter
ImpactGlass will be a healthy scratch. The winger is pointless in seven games this postseason. He played 8:08 in the Penguins' Game 1 loss. Brian Gibbons will enter the lineup.
NHL rescinds major penalty to Tanner Glass | 03/01/2014 11:11 AM
NewsThe NHL rescinded a major elbowing penalty and game misconduct given to Pittsburgh forward Tanner Glass in the third period of a 6-5 shootout loss Thursday against Montreal.
ImpactReplays showed that Montreal's Alexei Emelin got his glove and stick up, and those hit him in the face, not Glass. "Sometimes, a player gets a penalty and ... they have a sense about it," Pens coach Dan Bylsma said. "Tanner was flabbergasted that he got a penalty. ... Being rescinded confirms that for him." The penalty was significant because the Canadiens scored on the resulting power play, tying the score at 5-5 and forcing overtime. Bylsma, though, exonerated the referees. "I'm not going to say it was an easy call," he said.
Tanner Glass picks up 2 points in win | 01/27/2014 10:10 PM
NewsTanner Glass was the unlikely offensive leader for Pittsburgh in Monday's 3-0 win over the Sabres.
ImpactGlass had a rare offensive outburst as he recorded a goal and an assist in the win. Chris Kunitz and Deryk Engelland also potted goals in the Pittsburgh victory while Sidney Crosby dished out two assists.
Tanner Glass sets Pittsburgh record with hits | 01/27/2014 9:05 AM
NewsTanner Glass set a Pittsburgh Penguin record on Saturday when he recorded 13 hits.
ImpactGlass now has 148 hits in only 37 games as he missed 15 games in December with a broken hand. He has two goals and eight points but also has 49 penalty minutes this season. If you play the hits category, then Glass is worth a pickup as he is one of the best in the league.
Tanner Glass delivers three hits in return | 12/28/2013 10:11 AM
NewsLeft winger Tanner Glass rejoined the Penguins' lineup Friday night after sitting out 15 games because of a broken hand.
ImpactGlass had three hits in the Pens' 4-3 triumph over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Pittsburgh activates Tanner Glass from IR | 12/27/2013 1:07 PM
NewsPittsburgh has activated Tanner Glass (hand) from injured reserve.
Pittsburgh Penguins on Twitter
ImpactHe'll be back in the lineup for the Penguins on Friday night after missing 15 games with a broken hand. Glass, who will skate on the fourth line, has six points and 38 penalty minutes in 24 games this season.
Tanner Glass will miss Monday's game | 12/23/2013 3:12 PM
NewsTanner Glass (hand) will not be available for Monday's contest.
ImpactThe good news is that Glass did practice with the Penguins on Monday and is still optimistic about his chances of playing Friday. He has six points and 38 penalty minutes in 24 games this season.
Tanner Glass is a 'game-time decision' Monday | 12/22/2013 6:37 PM
NewsTanner Glass (hand) is being referred to as a "game-time decision" for Monday's contest against Ottawa.
ImpactGlass has been practicing for a week, but with the holiday break around the corner, it might make more sense to just give him a few more days off. He has six points and 38 penalty minutes in 24 games this season.
Tanner Glass could play on Saturday | 12/21/2013 10:11 AM
NewsThere is a possibility that Tanner Glass (broken hand) could return to action on Saturday.
ImpactGlass has been out since November 23 and has six points and 38 penalty minutes I n24 games. "It's a possibility," Glass said of his possible return Saturday. "It's just a matter of being comfortable holding my stick. I just feel a little bit weak gripping it right now."
Tanner Glass (broken hand) skating again | 12/16/2013 9:48 AM
NewsTanner Glass (broken hand) has started skating again.
ImpactGlass should start practicing this week. He suffered the injury on November 23. He has six points and 38 penalty minutes in 24 games. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Tanner Glass is on the injured reserve list | 11/27/2013 9:45 AM
NewsTanner Glass (broken hand) has been placed on the injured reserve list.
ImpactIt was revealed on Tuesday that Glass will be out for at least three weeks, so this move was expected. Glass has six points and 38 penalty minutes in 24 contests this season.
Tanner Glass (hand) out up to four weeks | 11/26/2013 2:46 PM
NewsTanner Glass' upper-body injury is a broken right hand.
ImpactGlass is expected to be out for three-to-four weeks as a result. He has six points and 38 penalty minutes in 24 games in 2013-14.
Tanner Glass suffers injury in second period | 11/24/2013 9:33 AM
NewsTanner Glass suffered an upper body injury in the second period Saturday and did not return.
ImpactGlass blocked a couple of shots and then did not see any more action. Coach Dan Bylsma said that Glass would be re-evaluated after the game. He has two goals and six points in 24 games with 38 penalty minutes so he could be of some value in traditional pools that are deep when healthy. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Tanner Glass is good to play Wednesday | 11/13/2013 12:01 PM
NewsTanner Glass (lower body) is healthy enough to play on Wednesday.
Penguins.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactGlass missed Tuesday's practice due to the ailment. He has two goals and three assists in 17 games this season.
Tanner Glass misses Tuesday's practice | 11/12/2013 6:13 PM
NewsTanner Glass didn't participate in the Penguins' practice on Tuesday because of a lower-body injury.
ImpactPenguins coach Dan Bylsma is listing Glass as probable for Wednesday's contest. Glass has five points and 29 penalty minutes in 17 games this season.
Tanner Glass beats last season's totals | 10/13/2013 11:27 AM
NewsTanner Glass has a goal and two assists in four games this season.
ImpactHe has already beaten his totals of last season in which he had a goal and an assist in 48 games. "It's funny, because you do the same things, you go to the same areas and just try to play physical, and sometimes the puck bounces for you and sometimes it doesn't," Glass said. It's tough to say that whenever it goes 45 games or whatever it did last year, but in the job we're in, if you try to be a defensive position all the time and defensive responsibilities are your main focus, you might not get a bounce for a few games." Glass is more of a penalty minute contributor to your fantasy team so the early offensive stats are welcome but not expected.
Tanner Glass suits up for first time vs. Sens | 05/20/2013 11:40 AM
NewsTanner Glass played 9:56 of ice time in Pittsburgh's double overtime loss to Ottawa in Game 3.
ImpactHe suited up in four games against the Islanders in the first round, but Sunday's match was his first appearance in the semifinals. He replaced Joe Vitale in the lineup.
Penguins expect to play Tanner Glass | 05/19/2013 1:42 PM
NewsWhile some might expect Jussi Jokinen to replace Joe Vitale in the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup in Game 3, but it sounds like Tanner Glass will get it instead.
Josh Yohe on Twitter
ImpactJokinen certainly has more of a scoring touch, but maybe the Penguins feel like they already have far more firepower than the Ottawa Senators. We'll see how it goes on Sunday.
Tanner Glass leads Penguins in hits | 03/07/2013 8:19 AM
NewsTanner Glass leads the Pittsburgh Penguins with 61 hits.
ImpactHe also has 34 penalty minutes but is unsatisfied with his complete lack of offense and minus-8 rating. "It's frustrating to see zeroes across the board and be a minus player," he said. "So far, I'm bringing some things to the team that I was brought here to do, but it is frustrating to see numbers like that." Glass posted career-highs of five goals and 16 points in 78 games with Winnipeg last season, so when he finally does start to produce it won't by anything substantial.
Tanner Glass set to return to Winnipeg | 01/25/2013 7:35 AM
NewsTanner Glass will make his return to Winnipeg on Friday night with his new team, the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Winnipeg Free Press
ImpactHe put up 16 points and 73 penalty minutes in 78 games with the Jets last season. Glass inked a two-year deal worth $1.1 million per year last summer to play with the Penguins. He said he thoroughly enjoyed his time in Winnipeg and would return again in the future.
Tanner Glass leaves Slovak team for N.A. | 01/02/2013 5:59 PM
NewsTanner Glass has left his lockout team in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia.
ImpactHe will return to North America to await a resolution on a possible 2012-13 NHL season. If the lockout continues then he may go back to the Slovak Extraliga. Glass suited up in six games with HC Banska Bystrica, where he recorded one assist and a jaw-dropping 75 penalty minutes.
|Goals||0||21 times-last:at TB||last:Nov 26||1|
|Assists||1||vs. Mtl||Nov 23||1|
|Points||1||vs. Mtl||Nov 23||2|
|Penalty Minutes||7||vs. SJ||Oct 19||15|
|Plus/Minus||1||vs. Mtl||Nov 23||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||21 times-last:at TB||last:Nov 26||0|
|Power Play Points||0||21 times-last:at TB||last:Nov 26||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||21 times-last:at TB||last:Nov 26||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||21 times-last:at TB||last:Nov 26||0|
|Shots||4||vs. Pit||Nov 11||3|
|Penalty Minutes||115||2009-10 (Van)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2012-13 (Pit)|
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