Ryan Miller was simply brilliant at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He put the U.S. in a position to win silver and came within a goal of gold.
The Buffalo Sabres goaltender was named tournament MVP after making 139 saves on 147 shots over six games. Not a bad, little run.
His Olympic journey, however, may have ended there.
Even though he's just 33 years old, potentially in the prime of his career, there's a chance he might not be at the Sochi Games. Miller has struggled to have success since the last Olympics for the Sabres, whose rebuilding efforts may include trading him with one year left on his contract.
USA Hockey coaches and officials invited 48 players to this week's camp because of their body of work or potential as a future Olympian, but management have made it clear how each player performs for their NHL club from October through December will be pivotal when the 25-man roster is revealed on New Year's Day.
''Ryan is well aware of that,'' ge...