Kip Miller

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Kip Miller
Born (1969-06-11) June 11, 1969 (age 45)
Lansing, MI, USA
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Center
Shot Left
Played for Quebec Nordiques
Minnesota North Stars
San Jose Sharks
New York Islanders
Chicago Blackhawks
Pittsburgh Penguins
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Washington Capitals
NHL Draft 72nd overall, 1987
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1990–2007

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.[1]

Miller played college hockey for the Michigan State University Spartans.[2] 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,[3] 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.

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Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kip Miller's Player Profile". Legends of Hockey.com. Retrieved March 20, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Catching Up With ... Kip Miller by Adam Wodon". USCHO.com. Retrieved March 20, 2010. 
  3. ^ "1990 HOBEY BAKER AWARD WINNER: KIP MILLER". MSU Spartans.com. Retrieved March 20, 2010. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Bruce Hoffort
CCHA Player of the Year
1989-90
Succeeded by
Jim Dowd
Preceded by
Lane MacDonald
Winner of the Hobey Baker Award
1989–90
Succeeded by
David Emma