STAT COUNT: RYAN MILLER
Monday, 08.09.2010 / 9:49 AM / News
Goals Against Average in the 2010 Winter Olympics. Miller posted a 5-1 record with Team USA on his way to capturing the Silver Medal. He was also named the tournament’s MVP, Olympic All-Star and Best Goalie while in Vancouver. During that time he faced 147 shots and only allowed eight goals, including a shutout against Switzerland in the quarterfinals.
Goals Against Average recorded in the 2009-10 season, marking another career high for Miller. The goalie has a career average of 2.57 GAA. He was ranked second in the League in that category for the year.
Shutouts recorded by the netminder during the 2009-10 campaign, tying a personal career high. Miller has a total of 17 NHL shutouts and is ranked third all-time by the Sabres in that category. Martin Biron (18) and Dominik Hasek (55) are the only players with more shutouts. Miller surpassed both Tom Barrassso (13) and Don Edwards (14) on the year.
Wins in the 2009-10 season, marking not only a career high for Miller but a franchise record for Buffalo. Previously, Don Edwards held the team record with 38 wins in the 1977-78 season. It is the fifth consecutive season Miller has notched at least 30 wins.
Consecutive minutes Miller failed to allow a goal from Nov. 28 until Dec. 3, marking the second longest shutout streak of his career. Miller’s longest shutout sequence was a total of 157.13 minutes, recorded from Jan. 28, 2009 to Feb. 6, 2009.
Career wins recorded by Miller, including 41 in the 2009-10 season. Miller is now ranked second in franchise history in that category, surpassing Don Edwards (156 career wins with Buffalo)on the year. Only Dominik Hasek (234 wins) has had more success with the Sabres in that category.
Career NHL game played on January 6 in which Miller made 36 saves in a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Miller finished the season with 333 career NHL regular season games played.