Michael Dennis Liut is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender. Liut played for the Cincinnati Stingers of the World Hockey Association (WHA) from 1977 to 1979 and for the St. Louis Blues, Hartford Whalers, and Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1979 to 1992. He won the 1981 Lester B. Pearson Award for being the most valuable player according to his fellow players, and posted the league's best goals against average in 1989–90.
He is the current managing director for Octagon Hockey. Following his 15-year playing career, the Connecticut Hockey Hall of Famer earned his Juris Doctorate from the Detroit College of Law. Today, he is responsible for the negotiation of over $328 million in active NHL contract.