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Detroit Red Wings claim former Michigan St. forward Drew Miller off waivers

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings have claimed forward Drew Miller off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The 25-year-old native of Dover, N.J., had no points and two penalty minutes with the Lightning in 14 games this season. A sixth-round draft pick for Anaheim in 2003, he has 15 points and 25 penalty minutes in 67 career NHL games.

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Miller played three seasons at Michigan State and was named the team’s most valuable player for the 2005-06 season. His older brother, Ryan, is the starting goaltender for the Buffalo Sabres.

Detroit announced the move before Wednesday night’s game at Columbus.