New York Rangers: Top five players to disappoint in the playoffs

Apr 29, 2017; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) celebrates his third goal scored in the third period of game two in the second round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Rangers at Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 29, 2017; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) celebrates his third goal scored in the third period of game two in the second round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Rangers at Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports /
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#5: JT Miller

Mar 28, 2017; San Jose, CA, USA; New York Rangers left wing J.T. Miller (10) celebrates after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks in the third period at SAP Center at San Jose. The Sharks won 5-4 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 28, 2017; San Jose, CA, USA; New York Rangers left wing J.T. Miller (10) celebrates after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks in the third period at SAP Center at San Jose. The Sharks won 5-4 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports /

J.T. Miller did not have particularly terrible playoffs, but the word underwhelming certainly comes to mind when you think of his playoff performance.

Miller didn’t do a whole lot wrong. But he also didn’t do a whole lot right. Looking back, what did Miller do through the last 12 games?

That’s just it, he seemingly became invisible in these playoffs. He had three assists and no goals and played decent defense, but he was far from the player he was in the regular season.

Miller played in all 82 regular season games and had 56 points for the Rangers while doing it. He was one of the Rangers’ best forwards when the playoffs started.

For some reason, he didn’t make that kind of impact in the playoffs for the Rangers and it hurt. It looked like the forwards were missing a few pieces and Miller was certainly one of the lost ones.

He will be back next year and hopefully ready to make more of an impact when the games really start to matter.