Jack Glover
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Jack Glover

Hometown:

Golden Valley Minnesota

Currently Playing In:

Junior

Birthday:

1996-05-17

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2014

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

2014

Height:

6-3

Acquired:

3rd round (69th overall), 2014

Weight:

172 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

2010-11: Jack Glover skated for the St. Louis Park bantam A team that won the Minnesota consolation championship.

2011-12: Glover played for Minnesota AA high school champion Benilde-St. Margaret’s as a sophomore and for the USA U16 team at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Austria. Glover scored 2 goals with 16 assists and was +9 with 4 penalty minutes in 27 high school games. The Red Knights defeated Hill-Murray, 5-1, in the state championship game. Glover scored 1 goal with 1 assist and was -6 with 2 penalty minutes in six games at the YOG. He participated in USA Hockey’s Select 17 summer camp and earned a spot in the National Team Development Camp for 2012-13.

2012-13: Glover was the leading goal scorer amongst defensemen for the USA National Team Development Program’s U17 team in his first season in Ann Arbor. In 56 games he scored 6 goals with 14 assists and had 32 penalty minutes. The USA captured a bronze medal at the 2013 U17 World Hockey Challenge in Canada. Glover scored 1 goal with 2 assists and 6 penalty minutes in six games at the tournament.

2013-14: Glover returned to Ann Arbor to skate for the USA NTDP’s U18 team and was selected to play in the 2013 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in September.

 

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