Mentors helped K’Andre Miller reach Rangers — his mom included

It’s early in the career of Rangers defenseman K'Andre Miller, but he’s already looking like he can be a special defenseman.

On “Hockey Day in America,” it’s a great time to ask how K’Andre Miller became so promising. Boasting serious talent doesn’t hurt, but Miller credits mentors — including his mother. Enjoy that video in the clip above.


NBC Sports celebrates Hockey Day in America this Sunday with an NHL quadruple header on NBC and NBCSN, as well as a collection of stories and features which explore hockey’s impact and influence across the U.S. The day is a highlight of NBC Sports’ NHL coverage in March, which includes 30 games over 30 nights.

NBC Hockey Day in America schedule

Lightning at Blackhawks – NBCSN – 2:30 p.m. ET (Watch live) – John Forslund and Pierre McGuire will be on the call for the game at United Center.

Devils at Bruins^ – NBCSN –  5 p.m. ET (Watch live) – Brendan Burke and Brian Boucher will be on the call for the game at TD Garden.

Rangers at Penguins^ – NBCSN –  7:30 p.m. ET (Watch live) – John Forslund and Pierre McGuire will be on the call for the game at PPG Paints Arena.

(^Blacked out in local markets: Pittsburgh, Boston, New York City)

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