Bruins Sign Kevan Miller to Two Year Contract
Bruins news release…
BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced
today, January 21, that the team has signed defenseman Kevan Miller to a
two-year, one-way contract through the 2015-16 season. The contract is
worth an annual cap figure of $800,000.
Miller has appeared with
16 games with Boston this season, registering one goal and one assist
with seven penalty minutes. The defenseman notched his first NHL goal
this season against the Maple Leafs in Toronto on December 8, which
proved to be the game-winning goal. Miller's first NHL assist came on
December 12 versus the Oilers in Edmonton.
The 26-year-old has
skated in 19 games with the Providence Bruins this season and has
registered two goals and three assists with 39 penalty minutes. The
blueliner has skated in 154 career AHL games with Providence from
2011-2013, notching seven goals and 38 assists. Miller appeared in nine
AHL playoff games for Providence in 2013 and accrued five assists with a
Prior to joining the P-Bruins in 2011, Miller
played at the University of Vermont for four seasons from 2007-2010. In
his collegiate career, Miller appeared in 144 games for the Catamounts
and amassed 5-25=30 totals with 97 penalty minutes.
Miller was signed by the Bruins as a free agent on October 21, 2011.
TRANSACTION: Boston Bruins sign defenseman Kevan Miller to a two-year, one-way contract.