Mitchell Miller’s words and actions towards one of his differently-abled classmates, has seen his contract with his NHL team renounced.
He was touted to be one of the best prospects in the new season of the NHL as he was drafted into the Arizona Coyotes.
But now, the team has severed its ties with the player and it seems he will not be playing in the NHL soon as he admitted to bullying a differently-abled African-American classmate.
The serious reports of the bullying were enough to get him suspended from the Coyotes and his draft rights have been renounced. So what did Mitchell Miller say? Read more to find out.
|Birthday||December 20, 2001|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Weight||88 kg (194 lbs).|
The Arizona Coyotes have renounced the rights to Mitchell Miller:https://t.co/ZZ3WPmDIaT
— Arizona Coyotes (@ArizonaCoyotes) October 29, 2020
10 Facts About Mitchell Miller
- Mitchell Miller’s bullying incident took place in 2016 and according to reports, he tricked classmate Isaiah Meyers-Crothers into eating candy that had been placed in a urinal.
- In addition to this, Miller, along with a friend also physically asaulted Meyers-Crothers. Isaiah is a differently-abled African-American student.
- The hockey player also committed racial abuse against his classmate and was convicted. In fact, he was placed in a juvenile facility and the Arizona team knew this prior to drafting him.
- Arizona Coyotes said that they knew he was arrested but did not know the fill incident. After learning about the full-incident, the team has said that his actions did not align with the core values of the club.
- Due to the above-mentioned facts, Mitchell has had his draft rights renounced and has been released from the club.
- According to Eliteprospects, Mithcell was born on December 20, 2001, in Sylvania, Ohio, USA, and is 18 years old as of October 2020.
- He is an American by nationality and is Caucasian as per his ethnicity.
- Similarly, the same source reports that the player has a height of 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm).
- The hockey player also weighs in at 88 kg (194 lbs).
- He has not revealed information about his girlfriend or former relationships in the media.