Vancouver Canucks sign goaltender Ryan Miller
The Vancouver Canucks have signed goaltender Ryan Miller.
His contract is three years, $18 million in total, with a $6 million cap each year.
Miller’s modified no-trade clause reportedly allows him to provide the Canucks with list of only 5 teams he’ll allow for trade.
The 33-year-old will join current goaltenders Eddie Läck and Jacob Markström.
— Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) July 1, 2014
He is very happy about joining the team and tweeted the news:
I’m so happy to join the @VanCanucks. What a great day! They keep telling me it’s always this sunny here.
— Ryan Miller (@RyanMiller3039) July 1, 2014
Miller was born and grew up in East Lansing, Michigan, and played hockey in college before being selected in the 5th round, 138th overall, to to the Buffalo Sabres in 1999.
He served as the Sabres starting goalie from 2005 until the second half of the 2013-14 season. He was then traded to the St. Louis Blues at the end of February, 2014, and led the team to the playoffs but lost in the first round to the Chicago Blackhawks.
Miller has a 0.915 save percentage in the regular season and the playoffs.
He was also a member of the silver medal winning U.S. Men’s Hockey Team at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games and was named MVP of the tournament.
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