Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
Kevan Miller
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 11/15/1987
AGE: 28
DRAFTED: undrafted
Signed as a free agent by Providence (AHL), March 18, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 21, 2011.


2014-15: Matched his previous career season-high in assists and established new career season-highs in goals and points with 2-5=7 totals ... Led the team with a +20 plus/minus rating ... Had points in consecutive games for the second time in his career with single assists each on both Jan. 13 and 15 ... Scored the game-winning goal Jan. 29 at NY Islanders ... Suffered a dislocated shoulder in a fight with Buffalo's Nicolas Deslauriers on Oct. 18 and missed 13 games ... Underwent February surgery after aggravating the injury and missed the remainder of the season ... Did not dress (coach's decision) for two games.

2013-14: Began the season in Providence/AHL where he had 2-3=5 totals with 39 PIM in 19 games ... Recalled on three occasions to Boston, from Nov. 20-28 (0-0=0 totals in three games, did not dress for one game); Dec. 2-18 (1-1=2 totals in six games, did not dress for one game); and Dec. 30-remainder of season (0-4=4 totals in 38 games) ... Had points in consecutive games once with single assists each on Mar. 4 and Mar. 6 ... Played his first NHL game on Nov. 21 vs. St. Louis, scored his first NHL point with the game-winning goal Dec. 8 at Toronto Maple Leafs and recorded his first NHL assist Dec. 12 at Edmonton ... Missed two games with an injury and did not dress (coach's decision) for five games ... Played his first NHL playoff game Apr. 20 vs. Detroit and recorded his first NHL playoff point with an assist on Apr. 22 at Detroit.

2012-13: Spent the season in Providence/AHL where he had 2-14=16 totals in 64 games and ranked fourth on the team with 71 penalty minutes.

2011-12: Played his first full professional season in Providence/AHL where he had 3-21=24 totals in 65 games ... Ranked third on the team with 98 penalty minutes and finished second among club defensemen in scoring ... Had four multiple-point games and his shorthanded goal on Mar. 6 vs. Worcester was one of five team shorthanders during the season.

2010-11: Signed an amateur try-out agreement with Providence on Mar. 18 at the end of his college career and played six scoreless AHL Bruins games ... Played his first professional game on Mar. 25 at Worcester.

COLLEGE: Played four seasons of college hockey at the University of Vermont with 5-25=30 totals and 97 PIM in 144 career college games ... Served as co-captain in 2009-10 and captain in 2010-11 ... Was the team's rookie of the year in 2007-08 when he was the lone freshman to appear in all 39 games for the Catamounts.

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Boston as a free agent, Oct. 21, 2011.

ETC.: Full name, Kevan Michael Miller ... Nickname, Millsy ... Single ... Attended the Berkshire School in Sheffield, Massachusetts where he played soccer and lacrosse in addition to hockey ... Earned a contract with the Bruins after coming to the 2011 training camp on a try-out agreement ... Is one of just three native Californians to play over half of his team's games over the last two seasons (Brooks Orpik, Matt Nieto) ... Two of his three career NHL goals have proven game-winning tallies.

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year two of a two-year contract with an NHL cap figure of $800,000.

Game - Nov. 21, 2013 vs. St. Louis
Goal/Point - Dec. 8, 2013 at Toronto
Assist - Dec. 12, 2013 at Edmonton