|Assets:||Has good size (6-2, 200 pounds) and puck-moving skills. Is also capable of playing with physicality. Can play an all-round game at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have great skating ability, which may hinder his hopes of playing regularly at the National Hockey League level. Won't produce huge numbers.|
|Career Potential:||Big puck-moving defenseman with a little upside.|
|4/20/2014||Missed 1 game (illness).|
|4/10/2014||Missed 2 games (body soreness).|
|4/05/2014||Body soreness, day-to-day.|
|1/21/2014||Signed by the Boston Bruins to a two-year contract extension.|
|12/30/2013||Recalled from Providence (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|12/18/2013||Assigned to the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|12/06/2013||Recalled from Providence (AHL).|
|12/05/2013||Assigned to Providence (AHL).|
|12/02/2013||Recalled from Providence (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|11/28/2013||Assigned to Providence (AHL).|
|11/20/2013||Recalled from Providence (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|10/02/2013||Assigned to Providence (AHL).|
|7/19/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Boston Bruins to a one-year contract.|
|7/02/2013||Boston Bruins tendered a qualifying offer.|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Providence (AHL).|
|4/18/2012||Recalled from Providence (AHL).|
|10/21/2011||Signed by the Boston Bruins to a two-year entry-level contract.|
|9/23/2011||Assigned to Providence (AHL).|
|9/15/2011||Invited to training camp by the Boston Bruins.|
|10/21/2011||Signed as a free agent by the Boston Bruins.|
B's Kevan Miller returns for playoff debut | 04/21/2014 10:00 AM
NewsKevan Miller (flu) got back in the lineup for Game 2 on Sunday.
ImpactHe missed the playoff opener with the flu bug. Miller recorded two penalty minutes, four hits and two blocks during his 19:52 of ice time. It was his first career NHL playoff game. Miller replaced Corey Potter in the lineup.
Flu bug shakes up Bruins' back end | 04/19/2014 9:32 AM
NewsKevan Miller didn't play in Game 1 Friday night because of the flu.
ImpactThe Bruins were also missing blueliner Matt Bartkowski due to the flu bug. As a result of absences, Andrej Meszaros and Corey Potter suited up for Boston against Detroit.
Kevan Miller good to go Friday | 04/18/2014 9:04 AM
NewsKevan Miller should be able to suit up for Game 1 of the opening round of the playoffs on Friday against Detroit.
ImpactHe missed two games of practice this week due to the flu but was able to participate in the team's workouts on Thursday and looks good to go. Although the Bruins are epxected to go deep into the playoffs, we do not anticipate Miller being a key offensive contributor.
Kevan Miller feels ready to return Thursday | 04/10/2014 9:49 AM
NewsKevan Miller feels ready to return from his undisclosed injury.
ImpactHe will be a game-time decision for Thursday's match in Winnipeg. "It was just something minor that we were just trying to maintain," he said. "If it was the playoffs, I think it would be a different story."
Kevan Miller expected to miss Tuesday's game | 04/08/2014 1:30 PM
NewsKevan Miller (undisclosed) will be held out of Tuesday's contest.
Bruins.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactMiller also missed Saturday's contest. He has six points and 38 penalty minutes in 44 games in 2013-14.
Bruins ink Kevan Miller to contract extension | 01/21/2014 6:32 PM
NewsKevan Miller has agreed to a two-year/$1.6 million extension with the Boston Bruins.
Jimmy Murphy on Twitter
ImpactThis is Miller's first one-way contract, which means he'll earn the same amount even if he gets sent to the minors. The 26-year-old defenseman has a goal and an assist in 16 games with Boston in 2013-14.
Kevan Miller likely to play Saturday v Sharks | 01/11/2014 8:39 AM
NewsLook for rookie defenseman Kevan Miller to take the place of Johnny Boychuk Saturday night against the Sharks.
CSN New England
ImpactBoychuk left the team Friday as his wife is expecting twins and Miller will suit up in San Jose. Miller was a healthy scratch Thursday night against the Kings and really has no fantasy value with only two points in 11 games while in Boston.
Kevan Miller may replace Tory Krug today | 01/04/2014 9:18 AM
NewsIf Tory Krug can't play for the Boston Bruins today because of an undisclosed injury, look for Kevan Miller to replace him.
ImpactMiller was called up recently by the Bruins on an emergency basis. He's played in nine games for the Bruins and has contributed two points. Krug is iffy for today's game against the Winnipeg Jets after missing shifts in the final five minutes of the Bruins' 3-2 overtime win against Nashville on Thursday. He was absent from practice Friday, with coach Claude Julien saying only that he was on a "maintenance day."
Boston recalls defender Kevan Miller | 12/30/2013 4:01 PM
NewsKevan Miller has been called up by Boston on an emergency basis.
ImpactThe Bruins returned defensemen Zach Trotman and David Warsofsky to AHL Providence on Sunday. Miller has suited up in nine games with Boston this campaign and he's chipped in with two points.
Bruins send Kevan Miller to the AHL | 12/18/2013 1:27 PM
NewsKevan Miller has been demoted by the Boston Bruins.
Bruins.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactHad Miller played in another game with Boston, he would have be subject to waivers if the Bruins wanted to move him. He has a goal and two points in nine NHL games this season.
Kevan Miller was able to play Tuesday night | 12/11/2013 6:34 AM
NewsKevan Miller was able to play Tuesday after he was hit from behind into the boards by Toronto's Dion Phaneuf on Sunday.
Impact"I was pretty fortunate," Miller said. "Initially I was a little nervous. I was a little dazed. That's why they brought me off the ice; they wanted to double-check me. They cleared me right away." He skipped Tuesday's practice due to the flu, but he was fine to play against Calgary.
Kevan Miller should be available for Tuesday | 12/09/2013 9:42 AM
NewsKevan Miller was knocked a little woozy after he was hit from behind late in Sunday's win over Toronto.
ImpactHowever, coach Claude Julien thinks that Miller be OK to play in Tuesday's game at Calgary. Miller's first career goal held up as the game winner in a 5-2 victory over the Leafs on Sunday night. We'll keep him as active for now.
Bruins use emergency recall on Kevan Miller | 12/03/2013 6:58 AM
NewsKevan Miller was brought up from the minors on Monday night on an emergency basis.
ImpactHe skated in three games with Boston when Dennis Seidenberg and Adam McQuaid were injured. It's possible that one of them could have tweaked something, which led to him being brought back up. The team hasn't given a reason yet for his summoning, so stay tuned.
Boston returns Kevan Miller to the AHL | 11/29/2013 6:25 AM
NewsKevan Miller has been returned to the minors.
ImpactHe made his NHL debut on Nov. 21 and skated in three games with Boston during his big-league call up, where he had no points, nine hits and five blocks.
Kevan Miller to make NHL debut Thursday | 11/21/2013 2:18 PM
NewsKevan Miller will make his NHL debut Thursday night against the St. Louis Blues.
ImpactHe was brought up Wednesday on an emergency basis because Dennis Seidenberg (lower body) and Adam McQuaid (lower body) are sidelined. Miller was paired with Torey Krug during the morning skate, so he may not see much ice time.
Kevan Miller heads to the Boston Bruins | 11/20/2013 5:41 PM
NewsKevan Miller has been summoned by the Boston Bruins.
Joe Haggerty on Twitter
ImpactThe Bruins used an emergency recall on Miller because Dennis Seidenberg is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. Miller has three points and 30 penalty minutes in 12 AHL games this season.
Kevan Miller is on waivers | 10/02/2013 12:22 PM
NewsThe Boston Bruins have waived Kevan Miller.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactMiller had 16 points and 71 penalty minutes in 64 AHL games last season. He's not expected to have any fantasy value in standard leagues in 2013-14.
Kevan Miller makes Bruins as 8th defender | 09/28/2013 3:32 PM
NewsKevan Miller is sticking with the Boston Bruins for now.
ImpactHe is being kept on board as the team's eighth defenseman. "He's a strong, physical D-man," said Boston GM Peter Chiarelli. "He's physically mature, he can handle guys, he can close well, so he played well." Miller registered 16 points and 71 penalty minutes in 64 games with AHL Providence last campaign.
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|1/02/2014||Bos||Nas||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
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|11/27/2013||Bos||Det||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||1||at Tor||Dec 8|
|Assists||1||5 times-last:at Tor||last:Apr 3|
|Points||1||6 times-last:at Tor||last:Apr 3|
|Penalty Minutes||7||vs. Mtl||Mar 24|
|Plus/Minus||3||2 times-last:vs. Wsh||last:Mar 6|
|Power Play Goals||0||47 times-last:at NJ||last:Apr 13|
|Power Play Points||0||47 times-last:at NJ||last:Apr 13|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||47 times-last:at NJ||last:Apr 13|
|Shorthanded Points||0||47 times-last:at NJ||last:Apr 13|
|Shots||3||2 times-last:vs. LA||last:Jan 20|
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