Rangers Recall J.T. Miller

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For the second time this season, the New York Rangers announced they have recalled J.T.Miller from the Hartford Wolfpack.

Miller has tallied one goal and one assist and a plus two rating in three games for the Pack since he was returned on November 26th.

How Miller has Played:

November 27 – Vs Portland: Miller’s return to the line up had an immediate impact for the Wolf Pack. Miller tallied a goal at the 8:02 mark of the first period, which ended a two game shut out streak. Miller found an open spot in the ice just above the slots, and was able to get a quick wrist shot off for the goal. Miller also registered the primary assist on Danny Kristo’s tenth goal of the season. He also added two other shots and a plus three rating. Miller played on the top line with Danny Kristo and Brandon Mashinter, and saw time on both the power play and penalty kill.

November 29 – At Bridgeport: Miller played on the top line with Ryan Bourque and Brandon Mashinter. Despite having no points and an even rating, Miller added three shots. While he didn’t show up on the stat sheet outside of the shots, Miller was very noticeable in all areas of the game. He won battles along the boards, created good opportunities for teammates and made strong plays in the defensive zone; both at even strength and on the Penalty kill.

December 1 – Vs Manchester: Miller again saw action on the top line, this time with Mashinter and Michael St. Croix. Miller registered one shot and a minus one rating for the Pack. Over all, Miller played a solid game in all three zones. Although he had a few bad turnovers, parts of his game were very noticeable. Miller’s compete level was the best on the ice. He was flying around all game, chasing down pucks, hitting people, and creating chances for his teammates. His work along the boards was also very impressive, as he showed he was willing to win battles in the dirty areas.

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