Future Considerations

Miller time for Whalers
July 16, 2011, 5:59 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

JT Miller is bound for Plymouth.

New York Rangers first round pick has reneged on his commitment to the University of North Dakota, instead opting to take his game to the Ontario Hockey League.

The Whalers hold Miller’s rights, who was selected 15th overall in June’s NHL Entry Draft. Whalers’ Stefan Noesen (Ottawa, 21) and Rickard Rickell (Anaheim, 30) were also drafted in the first round this year. Continue reading

FC at the Draft: JT Miller – New York Rangers
July 4, 2011, 6:57 pm
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Miller shocked by Rangers selection
June 28, 2011, 10:58 am
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From Andrew Weiss:

Cheers from section 118 filled the Xcel Energy Center after Aaron Boogaard, on behalf of the New York Rangers, announced J.T. Miller’s name as their first round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Ironically, Miller was not a contributor to the noise as he stood in disbelief that the Rangers had selected him 15th overall.

“I was a little shocked,” Miller said. “I only had one meeting with them so I wasn’t really expecting it. There were other teams that showed a little more interest toward me so it was a little bit of a shock. But to get my name called was breathtaking and the best thing in the world.” Continue reading

Rangers take Miller 15th in 2011 NHL Entry Draft
June 24, 2011, 9:14 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

The New York Rangers selected US NTDP forward J.T. Miller with the 15th pick of the first round at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Miller, a strong skating two-way power forward, has a nice blend of offensive talent and physical force. He can score by utilizing his quick shot or can also play the role of playmaker, setting up his teammates. Continue reading