February 21, 2019 | 10:38am ET
DUCKS CONSIDERING TRADING MILLER?
Ryan Miller, goalie
The Anaheim Ducks are believed to have had trade discussions with the San Jose Sharks that focused on veteran goaltender Ryan Miller, TFP has learned.
Miller, 38, is in the final-year of a two-year, $4 million contract. He owns a six-team trade list and the Sharks are believed to be one of the teams he would accept a trade to.
While a trade has not yet been finalized, the two teams are expected to continue talks leading up to Monday’s 3pm ET trade deadline. According to multiple sources, the expectation is a deal will be completed in the coming days, barring any last-minute changes.
John Hoven of MayorsManor.com first reported on Wednesday the Ducks and Sharks were working on a deal involving Miller.
In other news...— The Mayor John Hoven (@mayorNHL) February 20, 2019
Hearing Sharks and Ducks are working on a Ryan Miller trade (likely for ~ a third round pick). The 38-year-old netminder has a modified NTC, allegedly won't be an issue though. Also, if he plays next year, told strong chamce he re-signs w/ Anaheim this summer.
Miller has posted a 6-2-1 record in 12 games with the Ducks this season, along with a 2.39 goals-against-average, a .929 save percentage and one shutout.
Meanwhile, Ducks GM Bob Murray continues to work the phones on some of his other players, as the likes of defenceman Brandon Montour and forwards Nick Ritchie and Adam Henrique, among others, have reportedly generated interest from across the League.