Off the Post: J.T. Miller Helps Lightning Take Down Flyers On Tuesday – On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019, the Tampa Bay Lightning stormed into Philadelphia and handed the Flyers a 5-2 loss. Tampa stormed out to an early lead in the first period, chasing rookie goalie Carter Hart after three quick goals. Tampa center J.T. Miller scored a goal that helped to chase Hart from the game. After the win, Miller spoke with Russ Cohen about playing with a three goal lead for most of the game.
Off the Post: J.T. Miller Helps Lightning Take Down Flyers On Tuesday – J.T. Miller Player Profile
J.T. Miller was born in East Palestine, Ohio in 1993. He began his career in the USHL. After two seasons, he was selected by the New York Rangers with the 15th overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He would play for the Plymouth Whalers of the OHL and the Connecticut Whale of the AHL before joining the Rangers for the 2012-13 season. Miller scored his first two career goals in a 4-1 win over the Islanders on February 7th, 2013. Collectors can find J.T. Miller’s rookie cards in hockey products from the 2013-14 season. Look for his Upper Deck Young Guns rookie card in 2013-14 Series One. Miller’s rookie season also came when Panini held an NHL license and collectors can find his rookie cards across Panini’s 2013-14 hockey catalog of products.
On February 26th, 2018, Miller was traded to Tampa in a blockbuster deal. He would scored his first career hat trick while playing for the Lightning in a 7-4 loss to the Ottawa Senators on March 13th, 2018. On June 26th, 2018, Miller signed a five year contract extension to stay with the Lightning. This season, he has played in 55 games and has scored 34 points (10 goals, 24 assists). Early 2018-19 releases from Upper Deck like Artifacts will have J.T. Miller in a Rangers uniform. Look for him in a Lightning uniform in 2018-19 O-Pee-Chee, MVP and Series 2.
Check out J.T. Miller’s career NHL stats:
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Russ Cohen is the author of several top-selling sports related books.
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