|Assets:||Is an industrious, physical forward who usually keeps the game as simple as possible. With good speed, he can score goals in bunches and is a solid role player. Takes care of his end, and can even contribute on the penalty kill.|
|Flaws:||Will always need to outwork opponents, as he can't make it on pure talent alone. Inconsistency has plagued him, especially early on in his career. Can occasionally take a bad penalty that hurts his team.|
|Career Potential:||Gritty two-way winger.|
|3/01/2015||Acquired from the Calgary Flames.|
|2/06/2015||Missed 8 games (lower body injury).|
|1/19/2015||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|1/17/2015||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|3/12/2014||Missed 29 games (ankle injury).|
|12/21/2013||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|12/12/2013||Missed 15 games (sprained mcl).|
|11/12/2013||Sprained MCL, injured reserve.|
|11/06/2013||Sprained MCL, sidelined indefinitely.|
|4/26/2013||Missed the last 4 regular season games (sprained left knee).|
|4/20/2013||Sprained left knee, remainder of the regular season.|
|4/15/2013||Missed 1 game (flu).|
|4/08/2013||Missed 1 game (leg injury).|
|4/06/2013||Leg injury, day-to-day.|
|3/13/2013||Missed 2 games (upper body injury).|
|3/09/2013||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|2/23/2012||Missed 13 games (left knee injury).|
|1/19/2012||Left knee injury, injured reserve.|
|12/08/2011||Missed 1 game (flu).|
|10/28/2011||Missed 1 game (lower body injury).|
|10/26/2011||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|5/16/2011||Re-signed by the Calgary Flames to a four-year contract.|
|11/09/2010||Missed 1 game (undisclosed).|
|4/11/2010||Missed the last 12 regular season games (knee injury).|
|3/18/2010||Knee injury, day-to-day.|
|11/09/2009||Suspended by the NHL for 3 games.|
|4/16/2009||Missed 2 games (undisclosed).|
|12/31/2008||Missed 6 games (lower body injury).|
|12/15/2008||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|7/02/2008||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Calgary Flames to a three-year contract.|
|2/01/2008||Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|1/15/2008||Missed 6 games (back injury).|
|1/02/2008||Back injury, day-to-day.|
|7/10/2007||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|4/08/2007||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|4/07/2007||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|3/08/2007||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|2/22/2007||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|1/26/2007||Re-assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|1/26/2007||Acquired from the Anaheim Ducks.|
|1/20/2007||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|1/12/2007||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|9/26/2006||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|10/02/2005||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|9/14/2004||Assigned to Cincinnati (AHL).|
|3/25/2004||Signed as a free agent by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim to a three-year contract.|
|3/01/2015||Calgary Flames traded Curtis Glencross to the Washington Capitals for a second-round draft pick and a third-round draft pick in 2015.|
|7/02/2008||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Calgary Flames.|
|2/01/2008||Edmonton Oilers traded Dick Tarnstrom to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Curtis Glencross.|
|1/26/2007||Anaheim Ducks traded Zenon Konopka, Curtis Glencross and a conditional 7th round selection in 2007 or 2008 to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Joe Motzko, Mark Hartigan and a 4th round selection in 2007.|
|3/25/2004||Signed as a free agent by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.|
Washington left wing Curtis Glencross scored his first goals as a member of the Capitals on Thursday. | 03/05/2015 10:02 PM
NewsWashington left wing Curtis Glencross scored his first goals as a member of the Capitals on Thursday.
ImpactGlencross has five shots on net in two games with Washington. He has 10 goals and 19 assists in 55 games this season.
Calgary left wing Curtis Glencross scored a goal during Wednesday's win against the Devils. | 02/25/2015 10:01 PM
NewsCalgary left wing Curtis Glencross scored a goal during Wednesday's win against the Devils.
ImpactIt was his ninth goal and 28th point of the season. With 34 penalty minutes, Glencross has some value, but is not a must-own player.
Calgary left wing Curtis Glencross scored his eighth goal of the season during Monday's victory over the Kings. | 12/30/2014 12:43 PM
NewsCalgary left wing Curtis Glencross scored his eighth goal of the season during Monday's victory over the Kings.
ImpactGlencross now has 28 points and a plus-eight rating through 38 games. He is worthy of being active in all linueps.
Calgary left wing Curtis Glencross scored two goals in Saturday's shootout victory against the Devils. | 11/23/2014 10:37 AM
NewsCalgary left wing Curtis Glencross scored two goals in Saturday's shootout victory against the Devils.
ImpactHe now has 13 points this season, and is turning into a solid fantasy option. Owners need to continue to monitor his progress.
Calgary left wing Curtis Glencross plays on the first line with Matt Stajan and Jiri Hudler, but has yet to prove he can put up fantasy-worthy number. | 09/23/2014 2:03 PM
NewsCalgary left wing Curtis Glencross plays on the first line with Matt Stajan and Jiri Hudler, but has yet to prove he can put up fantasy-worthy number.
ImpactHe totaled just 24 points last season and TSN projections have him with a 15 goal, 15 assist projection which just isn't enough for fantasy owners.
Curtis Glencross eyeing contract with Flames | 07/19/2014 9:53 AM
NewsDiscussions for a new Curtis Glencross deal in Calgary will take place in the next few weeks.
Impact"I've talked to Brad [Treliving, new Flames GM] a few times now and my agent has also been in touch with him numerous times," Glencross said. "The plan is they want to get the ball rolling after the [Aug 1.] arbitration thing with [Joe] Colborne, and get to talking. Hopefully we can get something done sooner rather than later, and not have to worry about a contract during the season." Glencross, 31, put up good offensive numbers through an injury-plagued 2013-14 season, with 12 goals and 24 points in 38 games. From 2010-12, Glencross averaged 25 goals and 45 points a season. Glencross said he took a hometown discount on his current deal (four years at $10.2 million, which expires next July) and isn't really interested in doing it again. "It'll be a little bit different this time around," Glencross said, explaining that the next contract likely will be his final one in the NHL.
Curtis Glencross nets two goals Thursday | 04/04/2014 9:34 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross scored two goals in Calgary's 4-1 win on Thursday.
ImpactGlencross missed the better part of the 2013-14 campaign due to an ankle injury, but he might have set some new career-highs had he stayed healthy. He has 12 goals and 23 points in 33 games this season.
Glencross registers HT in 8-1 win v Oilers | 03/23/2014 8:12 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross registered a hat trick in the Flames' 8-1 annihilation of the Oilers Saturday night.
ImpactIt was quite the rout as the Oilers scored the game's first goal and Flames then scored eight consecutive times. For Glencross it was his 8th, 9th and 10th goals. For the season the veteran winger now has 18 points in 27 games. Matt Stajan also had a tremedous night scoring a goal and registering three assists, while Mike Cammalleri, who has been in on six of Calgary's last 13 goals, recorded three helpers.
Curtis Glencross is good to return Wednesday | 03/12/2014 9:12 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross (ankle) will rejoin the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.
ImpactGlencross has been out since Dec. 21. "It's going to be good," he said. "I've put in a lot of hours on the ice bag-skating and a lot of hours in the gym. Obviously, it's not the year I wanted injury-wise . . . so I'm going to take these last 17 games here and make the best of 'em and take strides for next year." He has six goals and 12 points in 21 contests in 2013-14.
Glencross progressing, but still no timetable | 02/27/2014 8:53 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross (ankle) took part in Wednesday's practice.
ImpactIt was Glencross' first practice since he sustained the high-ankle sprain, but it's still not clear when he'll return to the Flames' lineup. "I wouldn't even put (a number) of days," Flames head coach Bob Hartley said. "Today was his first practice, and Glennie basically hasn't played all year. We're not going to jeopardize anything. We're going to make sure conditioning-wise, he's good, pain-wise, he's good. We want to do what's right for Glennie." Injuries have limited Glencross to 21 games this season.
Curtis Glencross skates before practice | 02/24/2014 5:20 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross (ankle) skated before practice on Sunday.
ImpactGlencross suffered the ankle injury before Christmas and is now behind schedule for his anticipated return. He has six goals and 12 points in 21 games thus far. He has yet to practice so his return is still unknown at this time.
Curtis Glencross skates by himself Friday | 02/23/2014 6:03 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross (ankle) skated by himself after practice on Friday.
ImpactGlencross was expected to miss eight weeks when he was injured just before the Christmas break but it's already been longer than that. He has played only 21 games this season and has six goals and 12 points. Stay tuned.
Curtis Glencross skating, not practicing yet | 02/20/2014 7:34 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross (ankle) skated on Wednesday, but missed Calgary's first practice of the Olympic break.
ImpactCalgary Flames coach Bob Hartley said that was part of the original plan and not a sign of a setback. "He feels better, but obviously not good enough to be skating with the team," Hartley explained. Glencross has been limited to 21 games this season.
Curtis Glencross hopes to play after Olympics | 02/17/2014 3:28 PM
NewsCurtis Glencross is hoping to return from his ankle injury in Calgary's first game back after the Olympic break.
ImpactHowever, he won't rush back into the lineup before he is ready. Glencross has skated in just 21 games this season and he's missed 37 outings due to injuries. The Flames will get a clearer picture of his status on Wednesday when NHL teams are able to resume practices.
Curtis Glencross skates on Saturday | 02/09/2014 4:21 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross (high ankle sprain) skated by himself on Saturday.
ImpactGlencross suffered the injury in a game against the Penguins just before Christmas and was originally expected to miss eight weeks. The winger has now been out seven so look for Glencross to return after the Olympic break. He has six goals and 12 points in 20 games this season so he will make a nice pickup in deeper leagues.
Curtis Glencross has a high ankle sprain | 12/23/2013 6:19 PM
NewsCurtis Glencross is expected to miss eight weeks with a high ankle sprain.
ImpactGlencross was playing in his sixth game since returning from a knee injury when he went down again. He has six goals and 12 points in 20 games this season. Its worth noting that his projected return date corresponds with the Olympic break, so odds are he'll end up returning at or shortly after the Flames' first game back on Feb. 27.
Curtis Glencross suffers lower-body injury | 12/21/2013 2:05 PM
NewsCalgary Flames forward Curtis Glencross suffered a lower-body injury and won't return during Saturday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Pat Steinberg on Twitter
ImpactThere's some fear that Glencross re-injured his left knee, which is worrisome because he missed 15 games with ailments related to his knee before. Glencross has 12 points in 20 games played this season.
Curtis Glencross grabs two points in defeat | 12/15/2013 10:13 PM
NewsCurtis Glencross had a goal and an assist in the Calgary Flames' 4-3 shootout loss to the Rangers in New York Sunday night.
ImpactGlencross now has six goals and five assists on the season. Also scoring goals for Calgary were Sean Monahan (10th) and Mikael Backlund (fourth).
| 12/13/2013 2:05 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross returned to action on Thursday December 12.
Glencross skates regularly, no contact yet | 12/12/2013 9:08 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross (knee) has taken part in three skates with Calgary this week.
Impact"It felt pretty good (Wednesday) during the skate," Glencross said. "So it's starting to come around." Glencross still hasn't been cleared for contact though, so his return isn't imminent. He has five goals and nine points in 15 games this season.
Glencross (knee) returns to Flames' practice | 12/10/2013 9:07 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross (knee) practiced with Calgary on Monday for the first time in over a month.
ImpactGlencross is about five weeks into his original six-week timetable. At this point though, it sounds like it's mostly a matter of him getting his timing back. "It's going to take a couple of skates to get it," he said.
Curtis Glencross (knee) out for six weeks | 11/07/2013 12:46 PM
NewsCurtis Glencross is expected to be sidelined for six weeks with a knee injury.
Roger Millions on Twitter
ImpactHe has a second degree MCL sprain, which he suffered on Nov. 5.
Curtis Glencross out with undisclosed injury | 11/06/2013 4:19 PM
NewsCurtis Glencross has returned to Calgary while his teammates remain on the road.
ImpactGlencross sustained an undisclosed injury during Tuesday's contest and will be evaluated. He has five goals and nine points in 15 games this season.
Curtis Glencross grabs two points in triumph | 11/03/2013 10:44 PM
NewsLeft winger Curtis Glencross scored a goal and picked up an assist to help the Calgary Flames upset the Blackhawks 3-2 in overtime in Chicago Sunday night.
ImpactFor Glencross, it was his fifth goal of the season and fourth assist. Dennis Wideman also had two points for the Flames, his eighth and ninth assists of the season. Kris Russel scored the game winner for the Flames in overtime, his second goal of the season. Also notching a goal for Calgary was Mike Cammalleri, his fourth.
Curtis Glencross ends scoreless streak Satur. | 10/28/2013 7:07 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross ended a five game pointless streak Saturday with a goal.
ImpactGlencross had gone six games without a goal and decided to start using his old hockey sticks. It worked as he scored and you can bet that Glencross will use his old sticks again on Wednesday when the Flames host Toronto. Glencross now has three goals and five points in 11 games with a minus-five rating. Expect more points but a poor plus/minus if Glencross remains in Calgary all season.
Could Curtis Glencross be headed for Philly | 10/07/2013 9:18 AM
NewsJohn Seravalli of the Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News is conjecturing that the Calgary Flames are looking for a veteran defenseman and Curtis Glencross could be the bait.
Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News
ImpactThe Flyers have plenty of veteran defensemen and would be more than willing to give one up for a forward like Glencross. Darren Dreger of TSN reported last week that the Flyers were also interested in a forward from the Ducks, another team looking for a veteran defenseman. Stay tuned.
Curtis Glencross has been cleared medically | 06/14/2013 8:44 PM
NewsCurtis Glencross has recovered from his knee injury.
Flames.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactIt sounds like Glencross won't be seriously hindered by the ailment as he trains for the upcoming season. He had 15 goals and 26 points in 40 games in 2013.
Glencross (knee) may get clearance next week | 06/05/2013 3:21 PM
NewsCurtis Glencross (knee) will visit with doctors on Monday.
Roger Millions on Twitter
ImpactHe is hoping to get clearance so that he can resume his off-season preparations. Glencross missed the last four games of the regular season because of a sprained knee.
Curtis Glencross done for year w/ knee injury | 04/21/2013 10:27 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross will miss the remainder of the season due to a knee injury.
ImpactGlencross suffered the injury in Friday's win over Anaheim after he was hit by Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy in a knee-on-knee collision. "I don't have the medical terms but he's not coming on the trip. Not good," saod coach Bob Hartley when asked about the forward. Glencross ends the season with 15 goals in 40 games, which is likely more than his fantasy owners expected at the start of the campaign.
Curtis Glencross out with knee injury | 04/20/2013 8:39 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross was forced to leave Friday's win over Anaheim after apparently injuring his knee in a collision with the Ducks Ben Lovejoy.
ImpactGlencross was on the receiving end of a questionable knee-on-knee hit and immediately limped off the ice. There is no additional news regarding his condition, but we would expect him to be sidelined for at least a few days as a result of this.
| 04/16/2013 2:51 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross returned to action on Monday April 15.
Curtis Glencross sits out Saturday with flu | 04/15/2013 6:43 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross did not play on Saturday due to the flu.
ImpactGlencross could be ready to go tonight as the Flames host the Wild. Stay tuned.
Curtis Glencross (flu) will be game-time call | 04/13/2013 2:34 PM
NewsCurtis Glencross is being listed as a game-time decision for Saturday's clash with Edmonton because of the flu.
Pat Steinberg on Twitter
ImpactIf he can't play then defensemen Anton Babchuk will draw into the lineup in his place. However, it's unclear if he'll serve as a seventh defender or as a forward.
Curtis Glencross scores Calgary's lone goal | 04/11/2013 1:26 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross was the Calgary Flames' only goal scorer in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
ImpactThat's his 15th goal of the season, giving him 24 points overall. If anyone benefits from the exodus of star players post-trade deadline, it's guys like Glencross, although it's obviously nothing to get too excited about.
| 04/09/2013 5:15 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross returned to action on Monday April 8.
Curtis Glencross misses Saturday's game | 04/07/2013 3:05 PM
NewsCurtis Glencross (leg) missed Saturday's game against Vancouver after being injured on Thursday.
ImpactGlencross suffered the leg injury when the Flames took on the Sharks Thursday. He has 14 goals and 23 points in 36 games thus far but his minus-nine rating hurts his fantasy value in traditional pools. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Curtis Glencross was never on trade block | 04/06/2013 10:53 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross wasted zero energy worrying about a potential trade before the NHL's deadline this week because the Flames assured him it wouldn't happen.
ImpactIn fact, general manager Jay Feaster called Bob Hartley and asked his coach to tell Glencross that a media report claiming his availability was, simply put, garbage. Glencross, 30, is pleased about that although he admits he's bracing himself for some tough times with the listless Flames. It's tough," Glencross conceded. "I'm the kind of guy too that I wear my emotion on my face quite a bit. When I get frustrated, I'm not scared to yell once in a while on the bench or that kind of stuff."
Report: There's interest in Curtis Glencross | 04/03/2013 8:42 AM
NewsThere's reportedly some interest in Curtis Glencross as we approach the trade deadline.
Impact"I'm not worried about it," Glencross said. "I haven't had our management staff or our owners come to me and ask me to move my no-move clause. It's nothing we can predict. It's not we can do anything about. Obviously, it sucks losing players on your team - and leaders - but it's one of them things that . . . and there's nothing we can do about it." Glencross is signed through 2014-15, so we doubt the Flames feel any urgency to trade him. That being said, they will still likely do so for the right price.
Curtis Glencross scores lone goal in loss | 03/23/2013 12:59 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross scored the only Calgary goal in a 5-1 loss to the Blue Jackets on Friday.
ImpactThe team is struggling mightily right now, but Glencross has managed to persevere with 13 goals on the campaign. Matt Stajan and Lee Stempniak picked up assists on Calgary's lone marker.
Curtis Glencross plays through a wrist injury | 03/14/2013 8:37 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross' upper body injury was related to his wrist.
ImpactGlencross was a game-time decision due to the ailment, but he still logged 18:05 minutes of Wednesday. "Obviously, it's not all there," Glencross said, referring to his wrist. Perhaps not 'obviously,' given that he still recorded a goal and an assist.
Glencross, Stempniak have two-point nights | 03/14/2013 12:33 AM
NewsBoth Curtis Glencross and Lee Stempniak had a one-goal, one-assist night each as the Calgary Flames beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2.
ImpactGlencross was a game-time decision with an upper-body ailment on Wednesday, so the Flames must be glad he played. Each forward also had a +3 rating. Matt Stajan enjoyed a nice night himself, with a pair of assists.
Glencross is a game-time decision Wednesday | 03/13/2013 4:15 PM
NewsCurtis Glencross (upper body) will be a game-time decision on Wednesday.
ImpactGlencross' injury is not believed to be serious, although the Flames didn't specify the nature of his ailment. He has eight goals and 13 points in 22 games this season.
Curtis Glencross out with upper body injury | 03/10/2013 10:38 AM
NewsFlames forward Curtis Glencross missed Saturday's contest against the Kings with an apparent upper body injury.
ImpactTelevision cameras reportedly captured Glencross favoring his wrist, but there has been no official word from the team on the nature of the ailment. Consider him day-to-day until we know more about the situation.
Curtis Glencross notches two in Flames' loss | 01/22/2013 12:47 AM
NewsCalgary left winger Curtis Glencross scored two goals but the Flames were defeated 5-4 by the Anaheim Ducks in Calgary Monday night.
ImpactThe former Duck also grabbed an assist. Alex Tanguay had a goal and an assist for Calgary, while Dennis Wideman assisted on two goals. Lee Stempniak also scored.
Glencross hopes to become more consistent | 01/16/2013 9:29 AM
NewsCurtis Glencross is hoping to become more consistent this season.
Impact"Every player has stretches where they have a little lull in their game. The next part is . . . to try to get over that," Glencross said. He enjoyed a seven-contest and four-game goal scoring streak in 2011-12, but also went through lukewarm patches. The end result was 26 goals in 67 games. It's not unusual for a player to go through hot-and-cold patches when it comes to goal scoring and the only thing that really set him apart was just how hot he was during his best period of the campaign. Look for Glencross to get about 10-15 goals in the shortened season, but for what it's worth, he's aiming for 20.
|3/01/2015||Wsh||Tor||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|2/06/2015||Cgy||Pit||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||2||vs. NJ||Nov 22||3|
|Assists||2||3 times-last:vs. Buf||last:Mar 7||1|
|Points||3||vs. Buf||Mar 7||3|
|Penalty Minutes||12||vs. Wsh||Oct 25||4|
|Plus/Minus||2||7 times-last:vs. Buf||last:Mar 7||3|
|Power Play Goals||1||4 times-last:at Buf||last:Mar 16||1|
|Power Play Points||1||11 times-last:at Buf||last:Mar 16||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||65 times-last:at NYR||last:Mar 29||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||65 times-last:at NYR||last:Mar 29||0|
|Shots||6||vs. Mtl||Oct 28||7|
|Penalty Minutes||62||2011-12 (Cgy)|
|Power Play Goals||8||2011-12 (Cgy)|
|Shorthanded Goals||3||2009-10 (Cgy)|
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