Miller has failed to score a goal in 10 consecutive games, a span in which he has three assists and just seven shots on net. That huge decline in shooting is a major red flag for Miller, who's otherwise in the midst of his best NHL season yet. He's hit 50 points for the first time in his career and is just one puck in the net away from hitting 20 goals for the second straight campaign, but Miller averaged 1.78 shots per game through the season's first 60 contests, and he's averaged just 0.7 per game over this recent slump. The 24-year-old -- his birthday was Tuesday -- has seen only a very small drop in ice time of late, so it's really his efficiency that's been suffering.
Miller scored the Rangers' only regulation goal in Thursday's 2-1 shootout win over the Maple Leafs. He'd missed the scoresheet in three straight on the heels of a seven-game, 11-point hot streak, but Miller hasn't had too many droughts this year. After all, it's not Rick Nash or Mats Zuccarello or Chris Kreider leading the Rangers in scoring -- it's Miller whose 47 points pace the team.
Miller buried a pair of goals and went plus-3 in Thursday's 4-3 victory over Nashville. That's four straight two-point outings and a five-game point streak in all for Miller. Thursday's effort gave Miller 18 goals and 26 helpers on the year -- a new career high in points (44). Health permitting, he's got a great chance to surpass 60; just imagine the potential if he ever gets first-unit power-play time.
Miller rattled off two third-period assists Tuesday against the Ducks, extending his point streak to four games. He's picked up two assists in three consecutive contests now, and over his last 16 contests, Miller has a spectacular 20 points along with a plus-11 rating. The 23-year-old is now just one point shy of last year's career-high 43, and he's done it in 29 fewer games. That'll play in nearly any fantasy format.
Miller posted another two assists in Sunday's win over the Flames. Miller is the definition of consistent right now. The third-line center has put up back-to-back multi-point games and now has 18 points in his last 14 outings. The 23-year-old has become a fantasy asset this season and has turned in a second-consecutive 40-point campaign. While he doesn't log heavy minutes, Miller has become everything the Rangers have hoped for and more. Given his elite vision and filthy hands, the 6'1" winger should be in your lineup every game.
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