BOSTON (CBS) — Colin Miller’s days in a Bruins uniform are over.
The defenseman was claimed in Wednesday night’s expansion draft for the Las Vegas Golden Knights.READ MORE: Missing Man's Body Recovered From Taunton River In Somerset
According to CSNNE’s Joe Haggerty, the Golden Knights intend to trade Miller to the Maple Leafs, where he’ll compete against the Bruins in the Atlantic Division. However, if that trade is set to take place, it was not announced on Wednesday.READ MORE: Framingham Man Seriously Injured In New Hampshire Rollover UTV Crash
Miller, 24, joined the Bruins as part of the return package on the Milan Lucic trade. He’s played in 103 NHL games for the Bruins, scoring nine goals and adding 20 assists to go with an even rating.
His offensive upside has been evident, but so have his defensive deficiencies, which led to the Bruins opting to leave him exposed to the expansion draft.MORE NEWS: Rep. Stephen Lynch: 'We Have To Get To An Agreement' On Stalled Infrastructure Bill
Miller is under contract this season with a $1 million cap hit, and he’s due to hit restricted free agency next year.