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Bob Miller (ice hockey)
Born September 28, 1956(1956-09-28),
Medford, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died October 2, 2020 (aged 64),
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
Pro clubs Boston Bruins
Colorado Rockies
Los Angeles Kings
Ntl. team Flag of the United States.png United States of America
NHL Draft 70th overall, 1976
Boston Bruins
WHA Draft 51st overall, 1976
Cleveland Crusaders
Playing career 1977–1986

Robert Michael Miller, Jr. (September 28, 1956 – October 2, 2020) was an American professional ice hockey player who played 404 games in the National Hockey League between 1977 and 1985. He played for the Boston Bruins, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Kings. Miller also played in the SM-liiga in Finland for Kärpät and the Nationalliga A in Switzerland for HC Sierre-Anniviers.

Miller was a college hockey star for the University of New Hampshire as well as the US national team at the 1976 Winter Olympics before turning professional. He was also a member of the US team at the 1981 Canada Cup and 1977, 1981, 1982, 1985 Ice Hockey World Championship tournaments. He is the older brother of Paul Miller. His death was announced on October 2, 2020.[1]

Career statistics[]

Regular season and playoffs[]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1973–74 Billerica High School HS-MA
1974–75 University of New Hampshire ECAC 27 21 38 59 26
1975–76 Ottawa 67s OMJHL 6 5 5 10 5 12 2 4 6 9
1975–76 United States National Team Intl 63 33 61 94 83
1976–77 University of New Hampshire ECAC 38 30 59 89 45
1977–78 Boston Bruins NHL 76 20 20 40 41 13 0 3 3 15
1977–78 Rochester Americans AHL 3 1 3 4 7
1978–79 Boston Bruins NHL 77 15 33 48 30 11 1 1 2 8
1979–80 Boston Bruins NHL 80 16 25 41 53 10 3 2 5 4
1980–81 Boston Bruins NHL 30 4 4 8 19
1980–81 Springfield Indians AHL 3 1 2 3 0
1980–81 Colorado Rockies NHL 22 5 1 6 15
1981–82 Colorado Rockies NHL 56 11 20 31 27
1981–82 Fort Worth Texans CHL 20 9 8 17 17
1982–83 Springfield Indians AHL 59 17 31 48 60
1983–84 Kärpät FIN 37 17 31 48 66 9 5 4 9 20
1984–85 Los Angeles Kings NHL 63 4 16 20 35 2 0 1 1 0
1985–86 HC Sierre NLA 35 36 37 73 33 3 3 0 3 2
1986–87 HC Sierre NLA 4 2 8 10 0
NHL totals 404 75 119 194 220 36 4 7 11 27

International[]

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1976 United States OLY 6 0 3 3 0
1977 United States WC 10 5 3 8 4
1981 United States WC 8 5 4 9 4
1981 United States CC 6 0 1 1 6
1982 United States WC 7 3 1 4 4
1985 United States WC 10 1 6 7 2
Senior totals 47 14 18 32 20

Awards and honors[]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey First Team 1976–77 [2]
AHCA East All-American 1976–77 [3]

References[]

  1. Andrew Mahoney (October 2, 2020). Bobby Miller, who played four seasons for the Bruins, dies at 64. Boston Globe.
  2. "ECAC All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 19, 2013. 
  3. "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners", NCAA.org. Retrieved on June 11, 2013. 

External links[]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ron Wilson
ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year
1974–75
Succeeded by
Paul Skidmore


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