August 14, 2001 |
Defenseman Aaron Miller of the Kings was awarded a two-year, $3.3-million contract Monday by an arbitrator, sources said. Miller, acquired last February in the trade that sent all-star defenseman Rob Blake to the Colorado Avalanche, will be paid $1.6 million for the 2001-02 season and $1.7 million for the 2002-03 season after earning $900,000 last season. "We're very happy with the award," his agent, Lewis Gross, said from New York. Miller, 30, is expected to sign a contract this week.
March 9, 2004 |
King defenseman Aaron Miller practiced Monday with contact for the first time since sustaining a pinched nerve in his neck and shoulder area Dec. 10. Miller has been cleared to play, but needs work on conditioning. "I feel like I've got a piano on my back," he said after practice. "Coming back from 11 weeks, you're going to be a little tired." Miller could play this week, although Coach Andy Murray reserved judgment on an exact date for Miller's return.
February 6, 2006 |
Defenseman Aaron Miller, concerned about his back, has withdrawn from the United States hockey team that will play in the Winter Olympics at Turin, Italy. Miller informed Team USA officials last week. "I need to use the time for my health," said Miller, who played in the 2002 Olympics. "The Kings come first." Miller, 34, has had back problems for a couple of years. He has sat out 16 games this season and needed a series of anti-inflammatory injections to get back into the lineup.
March 24, 2001 |
The Kings have suffered a loss every bit as significant as their 7-0 defeat Wednesday to the Edmonton Oilers. As it turns out, defenseman Aaron Miller has a badly sprained left wrist and will be sidelined indefinitely. Miller was injured in the third period of the Kings' 6-2 victory Monday over the Phoenix Coyotes. He managed to make it through that game and gave it a try Wednesday. But he played ineffectively in the first period and called it a night. "I can't shoot or pass," Miller said.
December 14, 2002 |
On the eve of tonight's home game against NHL scoring leader Mario Lemieux and the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Kings learned Friday that they could be without one of their top defensemen for a month or more. Aaron Miller, who sat out the season's first 13 games after abdominal surgery, is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks after suffering a broken left foot in the third period of Wednesday night's 3-0 victory over the Dallas Stars.
February 24, 2001 |
Right wing Adam Deadmarsh and defenseman Aaron Miller, acquired Wednesday with draft picks and a prospect for Rob Blake and Steven Reinprecht, and goaltender Felix Potvin, acquired from Vancouver on Feb. 15, will make their Staples Center debuts today. For Deadmarsh, it also will be his King debut.