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Monday, March 3, 2014

5 Things Blues Fans Need to Know About Ryan Miller

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2. He doesn't mind a little trash talk.

When Sabres defenseman John Scott called Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf a "princess" for getting angry about a bodycheck he endured during a game last November, Miller showed his support by favoriting this tweet.

But Miller doesn't only support mocking opponents in passive-aggressive ways. He can talk his own trash, too, like he did when he called Bruins winger Milan Lucic a "piece of shit" several times.

After getting run over by the burly winger during a 2011 game in Boston, Miller told the Buffalo News what he thought:

"I'm not really going to get into that," Miller said in TD Garden. "I just stuck around because I wanted to say what a piece of shit I think Lucic is. Fifty pounds on me, and he runs me like that? It's unbelievable. Everyone in this city see him as a big, tough, solid player. I respected him for how hard he plays. That was gutless. Gutless. Piece of shit."

Here's what made Miller so mad:

1. The man really likes beanies.


And he apparently wants to carry on the beanie tradition here in St. Louis...

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