Stats: Wolf Pack win 7-2 (JT Miller (2), Danny Kristo, Oscar Lindberg score)

The Wolf Pack beat St. John 7-2 last night:

  • Chris McCarthy: plus 2, 3 shots
  • Conor Allen: 1 assist, plus one, 2 shots, hooking penalty
  • Dylan McIlrath: plus one
  • Ryan Bourque: plus one, 1 shot
  • JT Miller: 2 goals, minus one, 7 shots, high sticking penalty
  • Marek Hrivik: 1 goal, plus 2, 4 shots
  • Oscar Lindberg: 1 goal, 2 shots, high sticking and slashing penalty
  • Danny Kristo: 1 goal, 1 assist, plus 2, 2 shots

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Stats/Watch: Wolf Pack win 4-3 (JT Miller and Jesper Fast Score)

The Wolf Pack beat the Albany Devils 4-3 last night:

  • Conor Allen: 2 assists, plus one, 1 shot, slashing penalty
  • Dylan McIlrath: minus one, 2 shots
  • Ryan Bourque: 1 goal, 2 assists, plus 4, 3 shots
  • JT Miller: 1 goal, 3 assists, plus 4, 1 shot
  • Marek Hrivik: nothing on scoresheet
  • Oscar Lindberg: 2 shots
  • Jesper Fast: 1 goal, plus 3, 1 shot
  • Danny Kristo: 1 shot

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Stats/Watch: Wolf Pack Win 6-2 (JT Miller, Danny Kristo and Jesper Fast score)

The Wolf Pack won 6-2 last night against Springfield:

  • Conor Allen: 2 shots
  • Dylan McIlrath: 1 assist, plus two, 1 shot, high sticking penalty
  • Ryan Bourque: plus one, 3 shots, interference penalty
  • JT Miller: 1 goal, 2 assists, plus one, 4 shots
  • Marek Hrivik: 2 assist, plus two, 4 shots
  • Oscar Lindberg: 3 shots
  • Jesper Fast: 1 goal, 2 assists, plus one, 2 shots
  • Danny Kristo: 1 goal, 2 shots

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Stats/Watch: Wolf Pack win 5-2 (Big game for JT Miller)

The Wolf Pack defeated Springfield 5-2 last night:

  • Conor Allen: 2 assists, plus one, slashing penalty
  • Dylan McIlrath: hooking penalty
  • Ryan Bourque: 2 goals, plus one, 6 shots
  • JT Miller: 2 goals, 2 assists, plus 2, 6 shots, roughing penalty
  • Marek Hrivik: 1 goal, 2 shots, delay of game
  • Oscar Lindberg: 1 assist, plus two, 1 shot, hooking and delay of game penalty
  • Jesper Fast: 1 assist, 1 shot, holding penalty
  • Danny Kristo: plus 2

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Read: JT Miller WJC Tournament Review/How He Plays “The Right Way”

IJT Millern the World Junior Championships, JT Miller had two goals and seven assists to finish in the top ten in tournament scoring.

After the game, Miller told Mike Morreale of,”I started blacking out, my heart was pounding thru my chest; Don’t think I’ve been happier in my whole life”

Following the Gold Medal game against Sweden, Chris Peters wrote at the United States of Hockey that Miller wanted redemption after the seventh place finish Team USA had in 2012. He added that after a slow start to the tournament, Miller was “excellent” at the end of the tournament.

In his wrap up of the entire tournament, Peters wrote that Miller simplified his game after some early tournament struggles and started playing to his strengths. Those strengths, Peters says, are his vision, size and skill and his play in the second half of the tournament showed a glimpse of the kind of player he will be when he reaches the NHL.,0,330381.story

Grant Sonier of ESPN Insider, writes that Miller is the kind of player that all winning teams need. He says that Miller played a big part as a defensive forward for Team USA and most importantly, he is “the type who will give his body up for the cause.”

Read: The Rest Of The Season For JT Miller

JT MillerIn the NY Post, Larry Brooks writes that the plan is for the Rangers to keep JT Miller with the Whale even though training camp is expected to open in the next 7-10 days.

Brooks writes that if Miller continues to progress then the team won’t hesitate to call him up and inject him into the lineup.

He also notes that with the crunch of the schedule it is more likely that teams may replace struggling veterans with players from the AHL.

Bob McKenzie says that Miller is a player the Rangers are considering

Adam Rotter: Miller can play center and wing and is coming off a Gold Medal winning performance for Team USA. Miller is a guy who can play in the bottom six and focus on defense as he develops as a player. Since he was drafted he has drawn comparisons, in terms of style of play, to Ryan Kesler and Mike Richards and that is how both of those players started their careers.

Note: USA Wins Gold Medal At WJC

Team USA defeated Sweden 3-1 to win the Gold Medal at the World Junior Championships.

Rocco Grimaldi had two goals and Vincent Trocheck scored an empty net goal.

JT Miller had an assist on the empty net goal.

This is the third Gold Medal win for Team USA.

They won in 2004 with Rangers draft pick Al Montoya and they won in 2010 with Derek Stepan as Captain, Ryan Bourque and Chris Kreider.

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Read: JT Miller’s Game Today/His Chances At Making The Rangers

Marvin Cupper;  Sean KuralyIn his last two games, JT Miller has one goal and four assists as he helps Team USA to the Gold Medal game this weekend at the WJC.

Miller has elevated his game, according to Chris Peters at the United States of Hockey and part of that has been due to the presence of Jimmy Vesey who was promoted to his line. He also praised Miller’s size, speed and ability to get pucks to the net.

Peters says ” It doesn’t always look pretty with Miller, but he finds a way to make plays and has done so expertly the last few contests.”

In the Hartford Courant, Paul Doyle writes that Miller is a “strong candidate” to join the Rangers if the lockout is settled.

Adam Rotter: If/when the lockout gets settled and the Rangers start, I think Miller will probably be invited to training camp but I think it’s more than likely that he spends the whole season with the Whale. He is just getting his feet wet down there and should start to play better, as he has, when he returns from the World Juniors. I don’t think the Rangers want to rush Miller and will instead let him fight for what will likely be open spots in 2013-14 after the cap comes down and they make some moves.

News: Team USA Defeats Canada At WJC/JT Miller With A Big Game

Team USA has just defeated Canada in the semi-finals of the World Junior Championships by a score of 5-1.

Team USA will take on the winner of Sweden and Russia on Saturday.

JT Miller had two assists, two shots and was a plus three. He won 9 faceoffs and only lost 3.

USA goalie John Gibson stopped 33 of 34 shots

Ryan Kennedy of THN tweets “NYR pick JT Miller has been very good today – making a lot of things happen.”