Miller has signed a four-year, $10 million deal to remain with the Bruins, TSN.ca reports. Miller, who recorded five goals and 18 points in 71 games this past season, was in line to become an unrestricted free agency on July 1. While the 28-year-old blueliner isn't much of a fantasy factor given his modest upside on offense, he adds valuable size and grit to the Bruins' defensive corps.
Miller finished the 2015-16 season with five goals and 18 points in 71 games to go along with 53 PIM. The 28-year-old blueliner isn't much of a force on offense, but he does bring some size and grit to the table. Miller is now set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, though per the Boston Herald, the rugged blueliner would prefer to stay with the Bruins.
In his return to action after a one-game absence, Miller (lower body) saw 19:41 worth of ice time in Tuesday's shootout loss to the Hurricanes. As Thursday's game against the Red Wings approaches, Miller figures to continue to see his share of ice time working on a pairing with Zdeno Chara, but given that power play work isn't generally on his list of duties, Miller's offensive upside is limited. He does, however, help out those in formats where hits (159) and blocks (120) are factored in.
Miller (lower body) said after the Bruins' morning skate that he was ready to play Tuesday against the Hurricanes, CSN New England reports. Though Miller isn't a major factor on offense (with 18 points in 68 games to date), he's a rugged presence on the B's back line, who carries a plus-13 rating to date. With his anticipated return, coupled with the addition of hard-shooting Colin Miller to the mix, it looks like Zach Trotman and Joe Morrow project as the B's extra blueliners for Tuesday's contest.
A decision on the status of Miller (lower body) for Tuesday's game against the Hurricanes will arrive later in the day. Meanwhile, fellow blueliner Dennis Seidenberg is already ruled out, while Tuesday recall Colin Miller is a candidate to enter the B's back line mix for the contest.
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