Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Randy Bucyk
At the age of 18, Randy Bucyk enrolled at Northeastern University in 1980. For four years he was one of the school's top scorers. In his rookie season he played in 31 games, scoring 18 goals and 35 points. He followed that up with two 36-point seasons and a 29-point season in his senior year.

In 1984-85, Bucyk turned pro, signing a minor-league deal with the Montreal Canadiens. He dressed for 62 games with Montreal's farm team in Sherbrooke, and scored 21 goals and 47 points. The following year Bucyk was called up the Montreal, where he appeared in 17 games, scoring four goals and six points. It was not until 1987-88 that Bucyk got his second and last shot at the NHL, playing two games with the Calgary Flames.

Bucyk played three more years of professional hockey in the IHL with the Salt Lake City Golden Eagles and also dressed for four games with the Canadian National Team before retiring in 1991. In 19 NHL games, Bucyk had four goals and six points.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1980-81 Northeastern University ECAC 31 18 17 35 18
1981-82 Northeastern University ECAC 33 19 17 36 10
1982-83 Northeastern University ECAC 28 16 20 36 16
1983-84 Northeastern University ECAC 29 16 13 29 11
1984-85 Sherbrooke Canadiens AHL 62 21 26 47 20 8 0 0 0 20
1985-86 Sherbrooke Canadiens AHL 43 18 33 51 22
1985-86 Montreal Canadiens NHL 17 4 2 6 8 +5 2 0 0 0 0
1986-87 Sherbrooke Canadiens AHL 70 24 39 63 28 17 3 11 14 2
1987-88 Calgary Flames NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -1
1987-88 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 75 37 45 82 68 19 7 8 15 12
1988-89 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 79 28 59 87 24 14 5 5 10 4
1988-89 Canada Nat-Tm 4 0 0 0 2
1989-90 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 67 22 41 63 16 11 2 6 8 10
1990-91 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 18 4 4 8 2
NHL Totals 19 4 2 6 8 2 0 0 0 0


Signed as a free agent by Montreal, January 15, 1986. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, June 29, 1987.