By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2010-11 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on forward Drew Miller.
Goals scored by the former Michigan State standout on Feb. 28 against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center. It was his third multi-point game of the season, but his first two-goal game of his career.
Points registered on Jan. 15 in a 6-5 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets at Joe Louis Arena. It was a career-high for points, passing his previous high, last achieved on Nov. 17 in a 7-3 win over St. Louis with a goal and an assist.
Regular-season games played, the second highest total in his four NHL seasons. His career-high came in 2009-10 when he played in 80 games – with the Red Wings (66) and Tampa Bay Lightning (14).
Number of goals that he scored for the second consecutive season with the Red Wings. His professional career-high for goals is 23, accomplished during 2008-09 with the Iowa Chops, a now-defunct AHL affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks.
A career-high number of shots blocked this season, which was 11 more than he had during the 2009-10 season. His 58 blocks led all Red Wings’ forwards in the category.
His shooting percentage for the regular-season – the highest of his career – which was 10 percentage points higher than his previous best set in 2009-10 with the Red Wings.