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October 8, 2012

Braehead Clan press release

Braehead Clan are delighted to announce that NHL star and Detroit Red Wings player Drew Miller has signed for the Clan. Miller was also part of the Anaheim Ducks team who won the Stanley Cup in season 2007/2008.
The Stanley Cup winner and Detroit Red Wings player is 6’2, 180lbs and hails from Dover, New Jersey. The left wing American star will join the Clan on Wednesday 10th Oct and will play in this weekends Homecoming games against Dundee Stars and Edinburgh Capitals. Miller will wear the #20 whilst playing for the Clan.
Drew Miller will be sponsored by the Clans partner hotel, the Glynhill Hotel during his time with the Clan! Thanks to the Glynhill Hotel for their continued support! Official sponsor of NHL star Drew Miller.
Miller was drafted in the sixth round, 186th overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft and made his NHL debut on April 19, 2007, playing with the Anaheim Ducks against the Minnesota Wild. He is the younger brother of Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller.
Miller has played 53 games with the Anaheim Ducks, 14 games with Tampa Bay Lighting and 213 games with the Detroit Red Wings since signing for them in the 2009/2010 season. Miller has played in 163 AHL games in which he scored 55 goals with 55 assists, giving him 110pts. In his 280 NHL appearances he has so far scored 40 goals and 37 assists for 77pts.
Braehead Clan are delighted to have Drew on board during the lockout period and we hope that the fans will be just as happy….we know you will be!
A spokesperson for the Clan said “It is a true honour to have a player of Drew Millers calibre on the team.”
“To have an NHL player from such a renowned team join us is just fantastic.”
“Not only is this great for the team and the fans, but it is also a fantastic opportunity for the players to train and play in games with a guy who is a current NHL star.”
“We are really looking forward to Drew’s arrival and we hope that the fans will come out and show their support for both Drew and the team. This truly is a huge thing for this club and for hockey fans in the Gardner Conference, and we are delighted to have Drew on board.”
Drew added “I am happy to have signed a contract with the Clan and I look forward to getting over there and working with the guys.”
Braehead Clan will be holding an official Press Conference on Wednesday 10th Oct at the Glynhill Hotel. The Press Conference will start at 1300hrs, we welcome all media partners and photographers to this event and will be happy to answer any questions you have then.
Clan will be in action this weekend for their Homecoming weekend against Dundee Stars on Fri 12th Oct, 7.30pm face off, and against the Edinburgh Capitals on Saturday 13th Oct, 7.00pm face off
We will also have our first Skate with the Clan event on Saturday after the game against the Edinburgh Capitals….so make sure you bring your skates and you can skate with not only the Clan but an NHLer! See you there hockey fans!


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