Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Fred Glover
Centre Fred Glover played parts of five seasons in the NHL during the 40s and 50s. He was a clever offensive player who spent most of his pro career as one of the top scorers in the history of the American Hockey League.

The Toronto native played junior with the Galt Red Wings for two years then made his pro debut with the USHL's Omaha Knights in 1947-48. The next year he scored 35 goals for the AHL's Indianapolis Capitals and joined the Detroit Red Wings for two playoff games during their drive to the finals. He played seven games in Motown the next years then enjoyed two more productive years in Indianapolis. In 1950-51 he scored a league best 48 goals and was named to the league's first all-star team.

Glover played 54 games for Detroit in 1951-52 and was often teamed with Vic Stasiuk. He then took part in 31 games for the Chicago Black Hawks the following season. Beginning in 1953-54 he played 15 straight years in the AHL. Along the way he led the league in scoring twice, was named to the first all-star team four times and the second team twice and led the Cleveland Barons to the Calder Cup in 1954, 1957 and 1964. He retired in 1968 in second place on the AHL's list in the key catrgories of goals, assists, points, and games played.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1943-44 Toronto Young Leafs Minor-ON 8 16 6 22 8
1944-45 Toronto Young Leafs Minor-ON 11 22 5 27 12
1945-46 Galt Red Wings OHA-Jr. 20 20 9 29 16 5 1 2 3 4
1946-47 Galt Red Wings OHA-Jr. 32 34 26 60 67 9 6 2 8 21
1947-48 Omaha Knights USHL 66 16 39 55 79 3 0 0 0 0
1948-49 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 68 35 48 83 59 2 0 0 0 2
1948-49 Detroit Red Wings NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1949-50 Detroit Red Wings NHL 7 0 0 0 0
1949-50 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 55 22 29 51 65 8 5 4 9 8
1950-51 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 69 48 36 84 106 3 0 1 1 8
1950-51 Detroit Red Wings NHL 6 0 0 0 0
1951-52 Detroit Red Wings NHL 54 9 9 18 25
1951-52 Indianapolis Capitols AHL 10 5 6 11 8
1952-53 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 31 4 2 6 37
1952-53 St. Louis Flyers AHL 7 3 3 6 8
1952-53 Cleveland Barons AHL 29 9 16 25 74 11 2 2 4 36
1953-54 Cleveland Barons AHL 55 23 42 65 117 9 8 6 14 15
1954-55 Cleveland Barons AHL 58 33 42 75 108 4 4 1 5 8
1955-56 Cleveland Barons AHL 64 31 48 79 187 8 2 9 11 2
1956-57 Cleveland Barons AHL 64 42 57 99 111 12 6 8 14 34
1957-58 Cleveland Barons AHL 64 28 48 76 147 7 4 2 6 26
1958-59 Cleveland Barons AHL 66 22 39 61 136 7 3 2 5 31
1959-60 Cleveland Barons AHL 72 38 69 107 143 7 4 3 7 30
1960-61 Cleveland Barons AHL 61 23 46 69 138 4 1 2 3 9
1961-62 Cleveland Barons AHL 70 40 45 85 148 6 2 4 6 14
1962-63 Cleveland Barons AHL 71 26 54 80 171 6 3 4 7 12
1963-64 Cleveland Barons AHL 69 26 50 76 155 9 3 4 7 21
1964-65 Cleveland Barons AHL 72 20 41 61 208
1965-66 Cleveland Barons AHL 47 8 28 36 74 12 0 3 3 41
1966-67 Cleveland Barons AHL 60 25 35 60 107 5 1 1 2 10
1967-68 Cleveland Barons AHL 70 13 32 45 132
NHL Totals 92 13 11 24 62 8 0 0 0 0


Brother of Howie
AHL First All-Star Team (1951, 1955, 1957, 1960, 1962)
John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer - AHL) (1957, 1960)
AHL Second All-Star Team (1958, 1964)
Les Cunningham Award (MVP - AHL) (1960, 1962, 1964)
Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Enio Sclisizzi for cash, August 14, 1952. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Chicago to complete transaction that sent Vic Lynn to Chicago (January 4, 1953), January 16, 1953.
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