June 11, 1969 |
Lansing, MI, USA
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|Played for||Quebec Nordiques
Minnesota North Stars
San Jose Sharks
New York Islanders
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
|NHL Draft||72nd overall, 1987
Kip Charles Miller (born June 11, 1969, in Lansing, Michigan) is a retired American ice hockey forward. He last played for the American Hockey League Grand Rapids Griffins in 2006–07. He was drafted by the Quebec Nordiques as their 4th-round pick in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft, 72nd overall.
Miller played college hockey for the Michigan State University Spartans. During his college career he registered 116 goals, 145 assists and 261 points, leading the CCHA in scoring for two consecutive seasons. Miller was awarded the Hobey Baker Memorial Award in 1990, the first Spartan to receive the honor. Miller's cousin, goaltender Ryan Miller, was the second Spartan to win the Hobey Baker Award in 2001. In all, ten members of Miller's family (including his brothers Kevin and Kelly) have played college hockey for Michigan State. Kip's other cousin and Ryan Miller's brother is Drew Miller who plays for the Detroit Red Wings.
During his twelve-year NHL career, Miller played for the Nordiques, Minnesota North Stars, San Jose Sharks, New York Islanders, Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and Washington Capitals.
Miller is the only player in New York Islanders history to play for the team three different times.
Awards and honours
|All-CCHA First Team||1988-89|
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||1988–89|
|All-CCHA First Team||1989-90|
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||1989-90|
|Awards and achievements|
|CCHA Player of the Year
|Winner of the Hobey Baker Award
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