|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
180 lb (82 kg)
|Teams||St. Louis Blues|
|Born||April 16, 1954,|
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
|NHL Draft||79th overall, 1974|
St. Louis Blues
|Pro Career||1977 – 1986|
He played NCAA Hockey for Michigan Tech, and is the all-time scoring leader with 133 goals and 177 assist for at total of 310 points in 163 games played in his 4 years (1972 to 1976) there. He leads the all-time list by an impressive 97 points. He also holds the all-time high for goals and assists respectively.
Zuke was drafted 79th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft and 47th overall by the Indianapolis Racers in the 1974 WHA Amateur Draft. He chose to go with the Racers and turned pro with them in the 1976-77 season. In 1977 he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers and spent one year there.
In 1978 Zuke jumped to the NHL with St. Louis. He played five seasons for the Blues, scoring a personal high 68 points in 1980-81. In 1983 he was claimed by the Hartford Whalers and played three seasons there, retiring in 1986.
He played 455 career NHL games, scoring 86 goals and 196 assists for 282 points. In the WHA he scored 26 goals and 38 assists in 86 games.
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- Mike Zuke Enterprises website
- Mike Zuke's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Mike Zuke's biography at Legends of Hockey