By The Canadian Press June 28th, 2019
BUFFALO, N.Y. — An individual with direct data of the transfer tells The Related Press the Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenceman Colin Miller from the Vegas Golden Knights for a pair of draft picks.
The Golden Knights acquired a second-round decide within the 2021 draft and a 2022 fifth-round choice. The individual spoke to the AP on Friday on the situation of anonymity as a result of the commerce had not but been introduced.
Former Golden Knights defenseman Colin Miller (Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports activities)
It’s the second commerce in two days for Vegas, which continues to shed payroll in a bid to get below the $81.5 million wage cap. Miller accomplished the primary 12 months of a four-year $15.5 million contract he signed final summer time. On Thursday, the Golden Knights traded ahead Erik Haula to Carolina.
The 26-year-old Miller has 4 seasons of NHL expertise and had three objectives and 26 assists for 29 factors in 65 video games final season. That was a drop-off from the earlier 12 months when he led Golden Knights defencemen with a career-best 41 factors (10 objectives, 31 assists).
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John Wawrow, The Related Press