Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Perry Miller
Perry Miller played 40 games with the West Kildonan North Stars of the MJHL in 1970-71, scoring 14 points in 40 games. He followed that up with a 38-point performance in 39 games the following year.

In 1972-73 he signed with the Charlotte Checkers of the EHL and in 65 games he had 23 points. In a second season with the Checkers he increased his points total to 43 points in 66 games.

The Winnipeg Jets of the WHA signed Miller to a free-agent contract in September, 1974. He dressed for 67 games with the Jets that year, scoring nine goals and 28 points. Midway through the 1975-76 season he was traded to the Minnesota Fighting Saints for Gerry Odrowski in January, 1976. He briefly returned to Winnipeg as a free agent when the Fighting Saints folded in March, 1976.

In 1977-78 Miller decided to take up an offer from the NHL's Detroit red Wings, signing a free agent contract on July 8. He took a regular shift on the Red Wings defense, playing in 62 and 75 games over the next two years, respectively. In 1979-80 Miller played 16 games in Detroit with the balance of his year being played in Adirondack. He returned for one more season with Detroit in 1980-81, playing in 64 games and retired as a member of the Adirondack Red Wings after the 1981-82 season.

Miller played 217 NHL games, all with the Red Wings, scoring ten goals and 61 points.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1970-71 West Kildonan North Stars MJHL 40 3 11 14 179
1971-72 West Kildonan North Stars MJHL 39 15 23 38 187
1972-73 Charlotte Checkers EHL 65 3 20 23 126
1973-74 Charlotte Checkers SHL 66 12 31 43 203
1974-75 Winnipeg Jets WHA 67 9 19 28 133
1975-76 Winnipeg Jets WHA 47 7 6 13 41
1975-76 Minnesota Fighting Saints WHA 13 1 4 5 11
1976-77 Winnipeg Jets WHA 74 14 30 44 124 20 4 6 10 27
1977-78 Detroit Red Wings NHL 62 4 17 21 120 -5
1978-79 Detroit Red Wings NHL 75 5 23 28 156 -13
1979-80 Detroit Red Wings NHL 16 0 3 3 41 -4
1979-80 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 55 9 27 36 155 5 3 0 3 6
1980-81 Detroit Red Wings NHL 64 1 8 9 70 -18
1980-81 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 4 1 1 2 47
1981-82 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 58 12 31 43 118 2 0 0 0 10
NHL Totals 217 10 51 61 387


SHL Second All-Star Team (1974) Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg (WHA), September, 1974. Traded to Minnesota (WHA) by Winnipeg (WHA) for Gerry Odrowski, January, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg (WHA) after Minnesota (WHA) franchise folded, March, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 8, 1977.