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LeBrun: Ryan Miller doesn’t want to go anywhere

Nov 30, 2011, 9:29 AM EDT

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Sabres fans can rest a little easier when it comes to the talk about how Ryan Miller wouldn’t be opposed to being traded.

ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun gets the update directly from Miller about what his take is on the potential wont to be traded and as it turns out, he’s totally happy in Buffalo. Miller says he never made any comments on his status in Buffalo and looks forward to winning in Pegulaville with the Sabres.

It seemed unreasonable at best that the Sabres would even entertain the thought of dealing Miller or that Miller would be all right with leaving himself. After all, Miller is the face of the Sabres franchise and while this season and last season were a bit rough, his future is bright with Buffalo.

Then again, it’s not like the Sabres have never traded a franchise goalie before. Old memories of Dominik Hasek die hard like that. For now, once Miller is done getting over his whiplash/concussion situation, he’s got his hands full in helping the Sabres get back into the mix in the East.

  1. rabidbillsfan - Nov 30, 2011 at 10:13 AM

    As I was saying, this rumor was essentialy that, just a rumor. The Sabres would be stupid to trade Miller now, sure if Enroth finishes the season above .500, and Miller continues to struggle, then I could see them entertaining the idea. The thing about Miller is, usually when the heat is on, he stands on his head. Think 2011 Playoffs against Philly. He was out a month, yet came back and allowed the Sabres a chance to at least play a game 7.

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