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Boston Bruins sign former draft pick accused of bullying intellectual disabled classmate


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Josh tupper
November 4, 2022  (12:44)
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Mitchell Miller was previously drafted by the Arizona Coyotes in the 4th round in 2020. Within weeks news came to light that Miller has been accused of bullying an intellectually disabled classmate. After this information came to light the Coyotes announced that they were renouncing the draft pick.

Today though Miller receives a second chance at an NHL career after being signed by the Boston Bruins. After being signed Miller released the following statement through his representatives
When was in eighth grade, made an extremely poor decision and acted very immaturely," said Miller. bullied one of my classmates. I deeply regret the incident and nave apologized to the individual. Since the incident, have come to better understand the
actions that failed to understand nearly seven years ago. strive to
contribute to society. As a member of the Bruins participate in community programs to both educate myself and share my mistakes with others to show what a negative impact those actions can have on others. To be clear, what did when was 14 years old was wrong and unacceptable. There is no place in this world for being disrespectful to others and pledge to use this opportunity to speak out against mistreating others."

It appears that Miller is remorseful for his actions, but only time will tell if he can make the best of his second chance.
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Boston Bruins sign former draft pick accused of bullying intellectual disabled classmate

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