Mike Zuke
Position Centre
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
Teams St. Louis Blues
Hartford Whalers
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1954-04-16)April 16, 1954,
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 79th overall, 1974
St. Louis Blues
Pro Career 1977 – 1986

Michael Zuke (born April 16, 1954 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey centre who played eight seasons in the NHL between 1978 and 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.

He was an assistant coach for the junior Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds from 1993 to 1998.

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