New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled forward J.T. Miller from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Miller, 20, has recorded 17 points (three goals, 14 assists) in 18 games with Hartford since returning to the team on January 11th. He has established AHL career-highs with 10 goals, 16 assists, 26 points, and a plus-seven rating in 26 games with the Wolf Pack this season. Miller ranks fourth on the team in goals and assists, fifth in points, and is tied for first in plus/minus rating. His 1.00 points per game average also ranks second on Hartford. Miller, who represented the Eastern Conference as an AHL All-Star on January 28th, tallied a career-high, three assists, on January 26th at Adirondack, and posted a career-best, four points, with two goals and two assists on February 14th at Springfield.
The East Palestine, Ohio native returns to the Rangers where he has registered two goals and two assists for four points, along with 14 penalty minutes in 25 games this season. Miller notched his first goal of the season on November 10th against Florida.
Miller was originally selected by the Rangers as a first round choice, 15th overall, in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.