The Ducks announced the deal Wednesday night to re-sign 40-year-old Miller, who will return for his fourth season as John Gibsonbackup of.
Miller is the best U.S.-born goaltender in NHL history, scoring 387-281-86 with a 2.62 goals-against average and .915 save percentage in 18 seasons with Buffalo, Vancouver and Anaheim.
Miller is 15th on the NHL’s career winning list, behind Hall of Famer Dominik Hašek, by just two wins.
After more than a decade as an elite starter in the NHL, Miller’s performance has remained incredibly stable since joining the Ducks as a substitute in 2017. Miller is 29-19-12 with a GAA of 2 , 72, a .916 save percentage and five shutouts for Anaheim, providing stable play and veteran leadership when Gibson is resting.
The goalie has been the strongest aspect of the last two editions of the Ducks, who have not played a game since March after missing the playoffs of consecutive seasons for the first time since 2002. Anaheim is starting the new season. on January 14 in Vegas, with its home opening on January 18.
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