Steve Tuttle

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Steve Tuttle
Born (1966-01-05) January 5, 1966 (age 52)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 197 lb (89 kg; 14 st 1 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for St. Louis Blues
NHL Draft 113th overall, 1984
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1986–1998

Steve Walter Tuttle (born January 5, 1966) is a retired Canadian hockey right wing who played for parts of three seasons (1988–1991) for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League, scoring a total of 28 goals in his career. He was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning, spending time with their International Hockey League affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen. In 1993, without playing a single game for the Lightning, he was traded to the Quebec Nordiques, playing for their IHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals. He retired after the 1997–98 season. He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Tuttle is most commonly remembered for being the player whose skate accidentally slashed the throat of Clint Malarchuk during a 1989-game against the Buffalo Sabres.[1]

He was also a standout player at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, being named All-American his senior season. He is now an auditor in Seattle, Washington.[citation needed]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84 Richmond Sockeyes BCJHL 46 46 34 80 22
1984–85 University of Wisconsin NCAA 28 3 4 7 0
1985–86 University of Wisconsin NCAA 32 2 10 12 2
1986–87 University of Wisconsin NCAA 42 31 21 52 14
1987–88 University of Wisconsin NCAA 45 27 39 66 18
1988–89 St. Louis Blues NHL 53 13 12 25 6 6 1 2 3 0
1989–90 St. Louis Blues NHL 71 12 10 22 4 5 0 1 1 2
1990–91 St. Louis Blues NHL 20 3 6 9 2 6 0 3 3 0
1990–91 Peoria Rivermen IHL 42 24 32 56 8
1991–92 Peoria Rivermen IHL 71 43 46 89 22 10 4 8 12 4
1992–93 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 51 27 34 61 12 4 0 2 2 2
1992–93 Halifax Citadels AHL 22 11 17 28 2
1993–94 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 78 27 44 71 34 4 0 2 2 4
1994–95 Peoria Rivermen IHL 38 14 13 27 14
1994–95 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 21 3 1 4 8
1995–96 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 81 32 35 67 36 5 1 2 3 0
1996–97 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 71 25 19 44 20 3 1 1 2 2
1997–98 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 37 7 6 13 26 10 3 4 7 2
NHL totals 144 28 28 56 12 17 1 6 7 2
IHL totals 490 202 230 432 180 36 9 19 28 14


Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA Second Team 1987–88 [2]
AHCA West Second-Team All-American 1987–88 [3]
WCHA All-Tournament Team 1988 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Conner, F. (2002). Hockey's Most Wanted™: The Top 10 Book of Wicked Slapshots, Bruising Goons and Ice Oddities. Potomac Books Incorporated. ISBN 9781574883640. 
  2. ^ "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 

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