Kevan Miller

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Kevan Miller
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Kevan Miller at pre-game warm-ups on Nov 23, 2013.
Born (1987-11-15) November 15, 1987 (age 26)
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team Boston Bruins
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present

Kevan Miller (born November 15, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Miller was born in Santa Clarita, California and attended Canyon High School until age 16 when he transferred to Berkshire School in Sheffield, Massachusetts and then played college hockey in Hockey East NCAA Division 1 for the University of Vermont Catamounts. While with the Catamounts, Miller played 144 games scored 5 goals, 25 assists for 30 points and was the captain of the team for the 2009–10 and 2010–11 seasons.

Coming out of college Miller signed an amateur tryout contract with the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League and played 6 games for the P-Bruins during the regular season.[1]

In September 2011 Miller attended the Boston Bruins training camp, but released to the Providence training camp on September 23, 2011.[2] After 5 games with Providence in the AHL the Boston Bruins signed him to an entry level contract[3] and kept him with the Providence Bruins for the 2011–12 season.

Miller attended the Boston Bruins training camp again in 2012 but was reassigned to the Providence Bruins on September 14, 2012.[4] Miller spent the full 2012–13 season with the Providence Bruins playing 64 games and scoring 16 points, and taking part in the AHL playoffs for the first time.

Miller was resigned by the Boston Bruins to a 1 year two-way contract, however to start the 2013–14 season Miller was once again assigned to Providence. The Bruins recalled Miller on November 20, 2013[5] and he played his first NHL game against the St. Louis Blues at the TD Garden in Boston.[6] Miller was reassigned to Providence again on November 28, 2013[7] but was recalled on December 2, 2013 on an emergency basis.[8]

Miller scored his first NHL goal on December 8, 2013 against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

The Boston Bruins announced on January 21, 2014 that they had re-signed Miller to a two year, one way contract.[9] Miller is the first Bruin to wear the number 86.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Berkshire School USHS 31 6 8 14
2007–08 University of Vermont HE 39 2 5 7 12
2008–09 University of Vermont HE 39 1 7 8 30
2009–10 University of Vermont HE 39 1 10 11 26
2010–11 University of Vermont HE 27 1 3 4 29
2010–11 Providence Bruins AHL 6 0 0 0 9
2011–12 Providence Bruins AHL 65 3 21 24 98
2012–13 Providence Bruins AHL 64 2 14 16 71 9 0 5 5 10
2013–14 Providence Bruins AHL 19 2 3 5 39
2013–14 Boston Bruins NHL 47 1 5 6 38 11 0 2 2 8
NHL totals 47 1 5 6 38 11 0 2 2 8

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