DETROIT – The Detroit Pink Wings at this time assigned left wing Drew Miller to the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins. Moreover, the Purple Wings eliminated middle Dylan Larkin from injured reserve.
Miller has skated in 35 video games with the Purple Wings this season, recording six factors (5-1-6) and 14 penalty minutes. The 32-yr-previous has totaled 106 factors (fifty six-50-106) and 484 video games since becoming a member of the Pink Wings in 2009-10 and has recorded 121 profession factors (sixty two-fifty nine-121) in 551 NHL video games between the Pink Wings, Anaheim Geese and Tampa Bay Lightning since making his NHL debut in 2006-07. Miller has additionally tallied thirteen factors (6-7-thirteen) in 60 Stanley Cup playoff video games, and helped the Geese to a Stanley Cup championship in 2007, skating in three video games as a primary-yr professional.
Initially drafted by Anaheim within the sixth spherical (186th general) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Miller skated in 163 American Hockey League video games from 2005-09 for the Portland Pirates and Iowa Chops, notching one hundred ten factors (fifty five-fifty five-one hundred ten) and seventy three penalty minutes. Born in Dover, N.J., however raised in East Lansing, Mich., Miller spent three seasons with the Michigan State Spartans from 2003-06 and recorded 86 factors (39-forty seven-86) in one hundred twenty five video games. He was named the CCHA’s Greatest Defensive Ahead and gained the CCHA Humanitarian Award in 2006. He additionally skated for the Braehead Clan in the UK’s prime skilled league in 2012-thirteen, totaling 30 factors (15-15-30) in 25 video games.