Mike Zalewski



  • DOB: 8/18/1992
  • Ht: 6-2
  • Wt: 205
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 1
  • Hometown: New Hartford, NY

2015-16: Scored first home goal of his career on Nov. 6 vs TOR…scored again on Nov. 7 vs PRO…Signed to a two-way NHL deal by the Vancouver Canucks on Jan. 20…Recalled to Vancouver on Jan. 20…Scored twice, including game-winning goal, in first game back with the Comets on Jan. 29 at Albany...Scored two goals the next very next night (Jan. 30) at home against Rochester...Scored a short-handed goal in his first game back from an upper body injury...had missed 11 games...Registered first career three-point night on Apr. 16 @ SYR...Earned the team's Ian Anderson award as the coaching staff's Most Improved Player...Named the team's most valuable player by the Mohawk Valley media

2014-15: Made Comets debut on Oct. 12 in Toronto…Scored first professional goal on Nov. 7 at Lake Erie…`Scored game-tying, and game-winning goals on Feb. 7 @ ADK…Named first star on Feb. 7 @ ADK…Posted 12 points (3-9-12) in rookie campaign

2013-14: Zalewski attended the Winnipeg Jets prospect camp in the summer before returning to RPI for his sophomore season. He scored 9 goals with 17 assists and was +1 with 53 penalty minutes in 35 games for the Engineers. RPI finished seventh in ECAC Hockey and lost to Dartmouth in a three-game first round playoff series. The Canucks signed Zalewski to an entry-level contract on March 14th, 2014.

Personal: While growing up in Central NY, Zalewski played three seasons at New Hartford High School and was named the 2009 New York State Player of the Year. He led the Spartans to the 2009 New York Division 2 state hockey championship which was clinched at the Utica Memorial Auditorium.

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