J.T. Miller is the only North American prospect representing the New York Rangers at the World Juniors.

New York Rangers Prospect J.T. Miller is the only North American player from within the Rangers system that is playing at the World Juniors this year.  Miller is an Ohio native who has spent most of his young career playing for the US National Developmental Program, which is based out of Ann Arbor, Michigan.  The Rangers 1st round, 15th overall pick of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft is an outstanding forward with a huge upside.

After his time with the US Development Team the 6 foot 1 center iceman spent a season with the Plymouth Whalers of the OHL.  In his first OHL season Miller tallied 62 total points in 61 regular season games.  After his time with Plymouth, he was brought up to the Rangers minor league affiliate the Connecticut Whale for the AHL playoffs.  This year Miller has played in 25 games with the AHL Whale, and has totaled 5 goals and 9 assists.  The two way player has shown that he has some great potential with an offensive upside to become a very valuable player within the New York Rangers Organization.

Today team USA faced off in a preliminary round match-up against Germany at the World Junior Classic being held in Russia.  In what was a very one sided affair Team USA dominated Germany to an 8-0 win.  J.T.  Miller was one of 8 different goal scorers for the United States who were able to display their great team depth in the victory.  Tomorrow should be a much bigger test to see how Miller and the rest of his teammates really stack up against the heavy weight teams in this tournament.  The Americans will face-off against team Russia at 9am eastern time, a Russian team that surprisingly needed overtime to finish off a gritty Slovakian squad on Wednesday.  A win for USA tomorrow would put them in a good position going into Sunday’s much anticipated match-up against team Canada.

Rangers fans keep checking back here at thehockeyhouse.net for all J.T. Miller updates throughout the World Juniors.

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NamePositionTeam
Adam NagyGoalieHK Orange 20
Patrik RomancikGoalieHK 36 Skalica
Richard Sabol, GoalieGreen Bay Gamblers, USHL
Emil Bagin DefensemanDukla Trencin
David BajanikDefensemanPatriot Budapest, MHL
Richard BuriDefensemanHK Orange 20
Peter CeresnákDefensemanPeterbourgh Petes, OHL (New York Rangers)
Karol KorimDefensemanHK Orange 20
Patrik LuzaDefensemanHC Slovan Bratislava, KHL
Tomas NechalaDefensemanHK Orange 20
Tomas Rusina DefensemanHK Orange 20
Andrej Bires ForwardHK Orange 20
Marko Dano, ForwardHC Slovan Bratislava, KHL
Dominik Fujerik ForwardHK Orange 20
Denis HudecForwardHK Orange 20
Milan KolenaForwardHK Orange 20
Matus MatisForwardHK Orange 20
Tomas Mikus ForwardHC Slovan Bratislava, KHL
Bruno MrazForwardHK Orange 20
Richard MrazForwardHK Orange 20
Branislav RapacForwardHK Orange 20
Martin RewayForwardGatineau Olympiques, QMJHL
Michal UhrikForwardHK Orange 20

NamePostitonTeam
Patrik Bartošák GoalieEdmonton, WHL
Jan LukášGoalieKamloops, WHL
Matej MachovskýGoalieBrampton, OHL
David MusilDefensemanEdmonton, WHL
Marek Hrbas DefensemanKamloops, WHL
Milan DouderaDefensemanKladno
Vojtěch ZadražilDefensemanJihlava
Jan Štencel DefensemanVítkovice
Petr ŠidlíkDefensemanVictoriaville, QMJHL
Tomáš PavelkaDefensemanP.E.I., QMJHL
Tomáš Hertl ForwardSlavia Praha
Dmirij JaškinForwardMoncton, QMJHL
Radek FaksaForwardKitchener, OHL
Martin FrkForwardHalifax, QMJHL
Matěj BeranForwardP.E.I., QMJHL
Tomáš HykaForwardGatineau, QMJHL
Lukáš SedlákForwardGatineau, QMJHL
Erik NěmecForwardVítkovice
Petr BeránekForwardZnojmo

NamePositionTeam
Elvis MerzlikinsGoalieHC Lugano (SUI)
Vadims MiscuksGoalieLiepajas Metalurgs
Ivars PunnenovsGoalieRapperswil-Jona Lakers (SUI)
Edmunds AugstkalnsDefenseman HK Riga
Kriss LipsbergsDefenseman HK Riga
Kristaps NimanisDefensemanRed Ducks Vaasa (FIN)
Rinalds RosinskisDefensemanPrince George Cougars (WHL)
Edgars SiksnaDefensemanLiepajas Metalurgs
Patriks Skuratovs
DefensemanHK Riga
Pauls ZvirbulisDefensemanHK Riga
Toms AndersonsForwardSC Bern (SUI)
Nikolajs JelisejevsForwardHK Riga
Arturs KuzmenkovsForwardLiepajas Metalurgs
Martins LavrovsForwardHK Riga
Roberts LipsbergsForwardSeattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
Karlis OzolinsForwardLiepajas Metalurgs
Lauris RancevsForwardHK Riga
Deivids SarkanisForwardHK Riga
Andris SiksnisForwardHK Riga

 

NamePositionNHL Team
Garret SparksGoalieToronto
Jon GilliesGoalieCalgary
John GibsonGoalieAnaheim
Jacob Trouba DefensemanWinnipeg
Mieke ReillyDefensemanColorado
Connor Murphy DefensemanPhoenix
Jake McCabeDefensemanBuffalo
Seth JonesDefenseman2013 Draft
Shaye GostisbehereDefensemanPhiladelphia
Jimmy Vesey ForwardNashville
Vince TrocheckForwardFlorida
Blake PietilaForwardNew Jersey
J.T. MillerForwardNew York Rangers
Mario Lucia ForwardMinesota
Sean KuralyForwardSan Jose
Ryan HartmanForward2013
Jon GarudeauForwardCalgary
Alex GalchenyukForwardMontreal
Colin BlackwellForwardSan Jose
Tyler Biggs ForwardToronto
Cole BardreauForwardFree Agent

NamePositionTeam
Luca BoltshauserGoalieFärjestad Karlstad
Robert KuonenGoalieEV Zug
Melvin NyffelerGoalieGCK Lions Zurich
Samuel GuerraDefensemanHC Davos
Cédric HächlerDefensemanGCK Lions Zurich
Dean KukanDefensemanLuleå IF
Christian MartiDefensemanKloten Flyers
Mirco MüllerForward/DefensemanEverett Silvertips
Sven AndrighettoForwardRouyn Noranda Huskies
Lukas BalmelliForwardDrummondville Voltigeurs
Alessio BertaggiaForwardBrandon Wheat Kings
Christoph BertschyForwardSC Bern
Robin LeoneForwardKloten Flyers
Lino MartschiniForwardEV Zug
Jan NeuenschwanderForwardHC Davos
Tanner RichardForwardGuelph Storm
Lukas SieberForwardHC Davos
Dario SimionForwardHC Lugano
Sandro ZanggerForwardGCK Lions Zurich
Mike KunzleForwardGCK Lions Zurich

 

 

NamePostitionJunior Team
Louis-Vincent AlbrechtGoalieDresden, Germany 2
Patrick KleinGoalie Dusseldorf Jr., Germany Jr.
Marvin CüpperGoalieShawinigan, QMJHL
Philip LehrGoalieEisbaren Berlin, Germany
Henry Haase DefensemanEisbaren Berlin, Germany
Lukas JentschDefensemanFussen, Germany 3
Manuel KindlDefensemanAugsburg, Germany
Stephan KronthalerDefensemanLandshut, Germany 2
Oliver Mebus DefensemanEHC Krefeld, Germany 3
Max MeirandresDefensemanRosenheim, Germany 2
Alexander WinklerDefensemanKaufbeuren, Germany 2
Alexander AckermannForwardHeilbronn, Germany 2
Lars GrözingerForwardCrimmitschau, Germany 2
Florin KettererForwardBad Tolz Jr. Germany Jr.
Christian KretschmannForwardKrefeld, Germany
Marcel KurthForwardHeilbronn, Germany 2
Nikolas LattaForwardSarnia, OHL
Andreas PauliForwardEHC Munchen, Germany
Leo PföderlForwardNurnberg, Germany
Tobias RiederForwardKitchener, OHL (Edmonton Oilers)
Huba SekesiForwardBad Tolz, Germany 3
Felix SollnerForwardRegensburg Jr. Germany Jr.
Sebastian UviraForwardOshawa, OHL

PositionNameNumberTeam
GoalieJoel Lassinantti1Luleå HF
GoalieNiklas Lundström, 30AIK Stockholm
GoalieOscar Dansk35Erie Otters
DefencemenEmil Djuse2Södertälje SK
DefencemenChristian Djoos4Brynäs Gävle
DefencemenRasmus Bengtsson, 5Muskegon Lumberjacks
DefencemenTom Nilsson7Mora IK
DefencemenLinus Arnesson8Djurgården Stockholm
DefencemenMikael Vikstrand9Mora IK
DefencemenHampus Lindholm12Norfolk Admirals
ForwardAlexander Wennberg10Djurgården Stockholm
ForwardJeremy Boyce Rotevall11Timrå IK
ForwardViktor Arvidsson13Skellefteå AIK
ForwardSebastian Collberg15Frölunda Gothenburg
ForwardFilip Forsberg16Leksands IF
ForwardWilliam Karlsson17HV71 Jönköping
ForwardElias Lindholm19Brynäs Gävle
ForwardMax Görtz21Färjestad Karlstad
ForwardVictor Rask23Calgary Hitmen
ForwardRickard Rakell 24Plymouth Whalers
ForwardJacob de la Rose 25Leksands IF
ForwardNick Sörensen26Quebec Remparts
ForwardEmil Molin 29Brynäs Gävle