|5 ft 11 in (0 m)|
160 lb (73 kg)
|NHL Team||Detroit Red Wings|
|Born||August 30, 1915,|
Painesdale, MI, USA
|Died||December 19 2009 (aged 94),|
Hancock, MI, USA
|Pro Career||1943 – 1961|
Tony Bukovich (August 30, 1915 – December 19, 2009) was an American professional ice hockey player who played for the Detroit Red Wings in the National Hockey League. He was born in Painesdale, Michigan. At the time of his death, at the age of 94 in Hancock, Michigan, he was the oldest former member of the Detroit Red Wings.
Bukovich made it to the Indianapolis Capitals in 1943-44 and was called up to the Detroit Red Wings in 1943-44 and in 1944-45. In a total of 17 games he scored 7 goals and 3 assists. He then continued with the Capitals until 1947-48, when he split a season between the Cleveland Bartons and the Minneapolis Millers.
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- Copper Country Hockey History: Legends – B Retrieved on 22 December 2009.