Miller suffered a fractured knee cap that required surgery at the end of the regular season, Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston reports. Miller, who last suited up April 4, will now have the entire offseason to heal up, but it remains to be seen if he'll be back to 100 percent by the time the team hits the ice again. The rugged blueliner finished up this past season with seven helpers and 35 PIM in 39 games. The 31-year-old isn't much of a fantasy factor, but Miller's rugged play and sound positioning are assets to the Boston blue line. He's under contract with the team through next season.
Miller suffered a setback in his recovery from a lower-body injury, Eric Russo of the Bruins' official site reports. Miller last suited up on April 4 and it doesn't look like he'll be able to rejoin the Bruins' blue line at any point before the Stanley Cup Finals are over. Fortunately for the team, both John Moore and Steven Kampfer are around to provide back line depth, but Miller's rugged play and solid positioning remain assets to the B's when he's healthy enough to play.
Miller (lower body) is not expected to be ready for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals. General manager Don Sweeney said Saturday that Miller suffered a "bit of a setback" and won't be healthy enough for Game 1. Reports earlier this month said that the California native was making progress and that the team wasn't going to rule him out for the remainder of the playoffs. More information on Miller's status for the rest of the Cup finals should surface closer to the beginning of the series -- the Bruins will have had 11 days of rest when Game 1 rolls around May 27.
Miller (lower body) has not been ruled out for the playoffs. Per GM Don Sweeney, Miller has made progress and while the rugged blueliner remains sidelined as the Eastern Conference finals approach, he has a chance to return to action in the event of a lengthy Bruins playoff run.
Miller (lower body) won't be available for the remainder of the second-round series against Columbus, Amalie Benjamin of NHL.com reports. Miller has appeared in just three games since mid-February and will now be officially shut down for Monday's Game 6 versus the Blue Jackets, as well as a potential Game 7 on Wednesday. The blueliner's absence, combined with that of John Moore (upper body), allowed for Matt Grzelcyk and Connor Clifton to see some significant ice time in the playoffs. At this point, fantasy owners would be right to question whether Miller will play at all this postseason.
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