Controversial young hockey player Mitchell Miller will make his return to hockey...

Published August 25, 2021 at 2:26 PM

The Tri-City Storm of the USHL, a US development program, announced that they have added defenseman Mitchell Miller to their roster.

If that name rings a bell, it's only natural. The former Arizona Coyotes prospect was released by the organization due to serious bullying charges.

When he was 14 years old, Mitchell allegedly severely bullied a former classmate who was mentally and physically disabled. According to information leaked on social media, Mitchell made racist comments to the victim, used physical violence and forced him to eat a lollipop that had been dipped in a urinal...

The former fourth round pick of the Coyotes in 2020 will obviously get a second chance to realize his dream of playing in the NHL. Let's remember that this one has an interesting potential, hence his 33 points in 44 games at the age of 17 with the same Storm of Tri-City.

Has the young man learned his lesson? Not according to Scott Wheeler of The Athletic. Mitchell delivered a press conference on the recent news that came out. The young American was asked a lot of questions about what he had done at the time and he would have trivialized his actions, as he was only 14 years old...

Yes, it's a youthful mistake, but you have to take responsibility for your actions, whether you're 14 or 19.
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