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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.

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.


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