Ryan Miller

USA Hockey

R Miller
  • 2010
  • 2014

EVENT - HOCKEY, GOALTENDER

HEIGHT 6'2"     WEIGHT 166 lbs

OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games - 4th place
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games - silver medalist

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2002-03: Made his third consecutive appearance on a U.S. Men’s National Team
  • Appeared in four games and posted a 2.49 goals-against average at the 2003 IIHF Men’s World Championship
  • 2001-02: Led all goaltenders with a .949 save percentage at the 2002 IIHF Men’s World Championship
  • Was second in the tournament with a 1.76 goals-against average
  • 2000-01: Member of the U.S. Men’s National Team at the 2001 IIHF Men’s World Championship
  • 2008-09: Appeared in 59 games during his sixth season with the National Hockey League’s Buffalo Sabres and posted a 34-18-6 record
  • Recorded a career-high five shutouts
  • Ranked eighth in league in save percentage (.918)
  • Registered 2.53 goals-against average
  • 2007-08: Skated in career-high 76 games
  • Posted 36-27-10 record with three shutouts
  • Recorded a .906 save percentage and 2.64 goals-against average
  • Logged third-most minutes (4,474) among goaltenders. 2006-07:Appeared in 63 regular-season games and posted a 40-16-6 record
  • Tied for third in league with career-high wins (40)
  • Posted a .911 save percentage and 2.73 goals-against average
  • Skated in 16 playoff games and compiled 9-7 record. 2005-06: Posted a 30-14-3 record with the Sabres in 48 regular-season games
  • Had a .914 save percentage and 2.60 goals-against average
  • Appeared in 18 playoff games
  • Posted a 11-7 record
  • Collected one playoff shutout
  • 2003-04: Played in three games
  • 2002-03: Played in 15 games and compiled a 6-8-1 record, a 2.63 goals-against average and .902 save percentage in 15 games
  • Played in the NHL YoungStars Game
  • Played the 2004-05 season for the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League
  • Posted a 41-17-4 record and eight shutouts in 63 regular-season games
  • Won five of nine postseason games with a 2.63 goals-against average and .909 save percentage
  • Appeared in 60 regular-season games for Rochester in 2003-04 and recorded a 2.21 goals-against average and .925 save percentage
  • Helped lead Rochester to the AHL Western Conference Finals
  • Began the 2002-03 season with Rochester, playing in 47 games and leading the team to the postseason
  • Posted a 2.34 goals-against average and .920 save percentage
  • Played three seasons at Michigan State University of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (1999-2002)
  • Compiled a 73-19-12 record and a 1.54 goals-against average in 106 career games
  • Recipient of the 2001 Hobey Baker Memorial Award as the nation’s top collegiate player, becoming just the second goaltender to be honored, and was a finalist for the 2002 Hobey Baker Award
  • Also garnered the 2001 USA Hockey College Player of the Year award
  • Was named the CCHA Player of the Year and Best Goaltender in both 2001 and 2002
  • Earned a spot on the JOFA/American Hockey Coaches Association West All-America First Team both seasons
  • Led Michigan State to three consecutive NCAA Tournament berths (2000-02), as well as the CCHA regular-season and tournament titles in 2001
  • Holds the NCAA record for career shutouts (26)
  • Played two seasons (1997-99) with the Soo Indians of the North American Hockey League and compiled a 52-28-1 record
  • In 1998-99, named league MVP, as well as Michigan Hockey Magazine’s Junior Player of the Year
  • Posted a 31-14-1 record with 8 shutouts and a 2.30 goals-against average
  • Compiled a 2-2 record with one shutout in four playoff games
  • In 1997-98, posted a 21-14-0 record with three shutouts
  • Appeared in two playoff games

PERSONAL

Catches: Left
2008-09 Team: Buffalo Sabres

Selected in the fifth round (138th overall) by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft … Third-generation Michigan State hockey player, as his grandfather (Butch), father (Dean), uncle (Lyle) and five cousins (Kip, Kevin and Kelly Miller, and Curtis and Taylor Gemmel) all played hockey for the Spartans … Cousin Kip won the 1990 Hobey Baker Memorial Award, and cousin Kevin was a member of the 2003 U.S. Men’s National Team … Born in 1980, in East Lansing, Mich.

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