(Eds: With AP Photos.) By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer Tanner Glass started every game for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the regular season, his grit providing the fourth line with a rugged presence to take some of the heat off superstars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.
Playing time has proven more difficult in the postseason. Glass has watched six of Pittsburgh's last seven games...
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23 days ago
Tanner Glass offered to replace jerseys with his old number with jerseys with his new number after he offered up his old number to the newly acquired Brenden Morrow.
Wednesday night’s Philadelphia Flyers-Pittsburgh Penguins game had all the makings of a playoff game. Two intense rivals fighting to the bitter end, and a fully packed barn that was rocking. Wayne Simmonds had a fantastic game against the Penguins, recording two goals, one assist and a fight in the Flyers 6-5 win. For those of you that don’t know, a Gordie Howe Hattrick is...
In the offseason Arron Asham left the Pittsburgh Penguins for the New York Rangers, and the Penguins signed Tanner Glass to replace him as their enforcer. The two wasted no time getting acquainted in this epic middleweight fight that started two seconds into the game.My guess is that the two enforcers talked about this, perhaps to get the jitters out, and set up this fight. After...
We'll start this one by saying we can't even remember who the Pens' "enforcer" was last year. Steve McIntyre? It might have been Eric Godard. Not really important. Arron Asham played the role, as well.
The Pens have decided to change things up a bit and, instead of going for an ooga-ooga type of enforcer, they've gone for somebody that...
The Penguins on Sunday signed free-agent forward Tanner Glass to a two-year contract on the first day of NHL free agency.
Pittsburgh, with money to spend this offseason and eyes on bigger prizes later on, will pay Glass, 28, $1.1 million per season. The veteran had 246 hits and 51 blocked shots for Winnipeg last season, and will fill the hole created when Arron Asham signed with...
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July 01, 2012
The Pittsburgh Penguins signed forwards Tanner Glass to a two-year contract and Riley Holzapfel to a one-year deal Sunday. The hard-hitting Glass, whose salary averages $1.1 million annually, had career highs of five goals and 16 points in 78 games last season for the Winnipeg Jets. He led the Jets with 248 hits. Glass is expected to take over Arron Asham’s spot on the fourth...
Penguins announce 2-year deal for Tanner Glass, $1.1M per.
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Glass is a solid bottom six guy:
He was top ten in the league in hits:
Good signing and value for the Pens.
Second chances are a wonderful thing, aren’t they? One player who I would like to see in Vancouver providing Prust doesn’t sign with the Canucks is a good, solid character guy. He has a fine head of hair, he’s handsome and he has an awful first name. Tanner Glass.
Name: Tanner Glass
Size: 6’1″, 210 Lbs
Why the Canucks might want him: Tanner Glass is a player that...
Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press has a column today about the supposed Tanner Glass contract talks being 80% done. Apparently not the case according to Glass's agent Ross Gurney as Lawless reports. You can read the article here:
Gary Lawless WFP
So if they are a 'prairie mile apart' as Gary so aptly reports, what is the hold up? The easiest issue to consider...