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Mike Zuke

Mike Zuke  #21

NUMBER: 21 BIRTHDATE: April 16, 1954
BIRTHPLACE: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: STL / 1974 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 5th   (79th overall)
NOJHA First All-Star Team (1972) WCHA Freshman of the Year (1973) WCHA First All-Star Team (1974, 1976) NCAA West First All-American Team (1974) WCHA Second All-Star Team (1975) WCHA Most Valuable Player (1976) NCAA West First All-American Team (1976) Selected by Indianapolis (WHA) in 1974 WHA Amateur Draft, May, 1974. Traded to Edmonton (WHA) by Indianapolis (WHA) with Blair MacDonald and Dave Inkpen for Barry Wilkins, Rusty Patenaude, Claude St. Sauveur and Kevin Devine, September, 1977. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, September 29, 1978. Claimed by Hartford from St. Louis in Waiver Draft, October 3, 1983.
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It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy.  Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.

— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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