The Carolina Hurricanes announced Tuesday the team has signed forward Andrew Miller on a one-year, two-way contract.
The deal will pay Miller $650,000 on the NHL level or $285,000 on the American Hockey League (AHL) level in 2017-18, with a minimum of $305,000.
Miller, 28, was third among Charlotte Checkers (AHL) skaters in points (41) and second in assists (30) in 2016-17, despite missing 21 games because of an injury. After returning from injury on Jan. 27, Miller scored 32 points (9 goals, 23 assists) in his last 34 games – ranking tied for the fifth in the AHL in scoring and third in the league in plus/minus (+17) during that time span.
Miller was tied for first among Checkers in goals (3) and ranked second in scoring (5 points) in five Calder Cup playoff games for Charlotte.
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Miller has appeared in 15 career NHL regular-season games – all with the Edmonton Oilers – totaling one goal and five assists.