Off the Post: J.T. Miller Helps Lightning Take Down Flyers On Tuesday

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

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:

NHL Standard career statistics
Scor Scor Scor Goal Goal Goal Goal Assi Assi Assi Shot Shot Shot Ice Ice
Season Age Tm GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOW FOL FO% BLK HIT TK
2012-13 19 NYR 26 2 2 4 -7 8 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 43 4.7 83 352 13:31 63 55 53.4 12 47 4
2013-14 20 NYR 30 3 3 6 -6 18 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 46 6.5 79 344 11:27 26 25 51.0 17 44 11
2014-15 21 NYR 58 10 13 23 5 23 8 2 0 3 12 1 0 92 10.9 155 737 12:42 93 112 45.4 28 89 27
2015-16 22 NYR 82 22 21 43 10 46 20 2 0 5 19 2 0 135 16.3 253 1233 15:02 68 89 43.3 48 174 40
2016-17 23 NYR 82 22 34 56 17 21 17 2 3 6 28 5 1 132 16.7 233 1342 16:22 157 200 44.0 56 101 49
2017-18 24 TOT 82 23 35 58 -4 40 12 11 0 5 28 7 0 143 16.1 238 1396 17:01 437 368 54.3 26 124 43
2017-18 24 NYR 63 13 27 40 -1 28 7 6 0 4 21 6 0 98 13.3 172 1050 16:40 329 277 54.3 22 83 34
2017-18 24 TBL 19 10 8 18 -3 12 5 5 0 1 7 1 0 45 22.2 66 346 18:11 108 91 54.3 4 41 9
2018-19 25 TBL 54 9 23 32 2 14 6 3 0 3 13 10 0 77 11.7 138 784 14:32 174 194 47.3 15 81 26
6 yrs NYR 341 72 100 172 18 144 56 13 3 18 82 17 1 546 13.2 975 5057 14:50 736 758 49.3 183 538 165
2 yrs TBL 73 19 31 50 -1 26 11 8 0 4 20 11 0 122 15.6 204 1130 15:29 282 285 49.7 19 122 35
Career 7 yrs 414 91 131 222 17 170 67 21 3 22 102 28 1 668 13.6 1179 6187 14:57 1018 1043 49.4 202 660 200
Provided by Hockey-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 2/20/2019.

Here is a look at some of Miller’s cards as he talks about Tuesday night’s win with Russ Cohen. You can listen to the Off the Post podcast HERE.

Off the Post: J.T. Miller Helps Lightning Take Down Flyers On Tuesday – Image Gallery

Russ Cohen is the author of several top-selling sports related books.

Baseball’s Best Rookies
Numbers Don’t Lie: Mets: The Biggest Numbers in Mets History
100 Ranger Greats: Superstars, Unsung Heroes and Colorful Characters
100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
“Strike Three!” – A Player’s Journey through the Infamous Baseball Strike of 1994
The Winter Classic: The NHL’s Savior
The Philadelphia Flyers: Images of Sports
Pioneers of Baseball

Russ Cohen

Russ Cohen is an accomplished writer for www.sportsology.info and radio host for the Sportsology Radio Network and covers multiple sports including writing specifically about the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers. He has numerous articles published on NHL.com and other team websites as well as Slam, CSNPhilly.com and FoxSports.com. Some of his articles have appeared in Canadian Sports Collector, Goalie News, New England Hockey Journal, The Hockey News, Beckett Hockey, Blueshirt Bulletin, NHL Publications and he has a monthly column in Center Ice Magazine that is distributed to every amateur hockey rink in the Pennsylvania. Russ has been asked to be a guest on several radio shows as a respected and valued expert on sports and has extensive AM radio experience including Hockey Prospect Radio on NHL Network Radio for the last 14 years, plus TSN 1050 and Sportstalkny WLIE 540 AM.
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