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Ryan Miller isn’t asking for a trade

Jan 18, 2012, 1:12 PM EDT

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You might be reading some trade rumors involving Ryan Miller, but he wants you to know he’s not abandoning ship in Buffalo.

TSN’s James Duthie tweeted Miller’s thoughts about the notion he’s looking to get out of town to escape an increasingly ugly situation with the Sabres.

“I have not and will not ask for a trade. I will fall on the ‘sabre’ before that. Please no one ask me again.”

Puns, sarcastic humor, and not stopping enough pucks is a recipe for winding up a TV hockey analyst, so at least Miller has that going for him. Now if he wants to stop getting pestered like this he’ll stop complaining about everything and start looking like the Vezina Trophy winner he used to be.

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