The Boston Bruins on Friday signed the controversial 20-year-old defenseman accused of assaulting a black, disabled high school classmate.

In the year In a 2016 bullying scandal, 14-year-old Mitchell Miller tricked Isaiah Meyer-Crothers into licking a candy popsicle that had been flushed down the toilet. Mayer-Croater’s test results for hepatitis, HIV, and sexually transmitted diseases.

Miller is accused of calling 14-year-old Meyer-Crothers “brown” and the “N-word” when they repeatedly beat him as a child in Toledo, Ohio. According to the Arizona Republic.

Bruins general manager Cam Neely released a statement. About Miller’s signature.

“Representing the Boston Bruins is a privilege that we take very seriously as an organization,” said Neely.

“Mitchell took responsibility for his unacceptable behavior and demonstrated his commitment to working with many organizations and professionals to advance his education and educate others about his mistakes.”

Mitchell Miller.
Miller He was drafted as the 111th pick to the Arizona Coyotes in 2020, but was cut within a month due to his bullying history.
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In the same release, Mitchell Bryant said he will continue to educate himself and share his mistakes while playing for the organization.

Originally drafted by the Arizona Coyotes in 2020, Miller has yet to play in the NHL.

The team cut Miller’s ties to the University of North Dakota weeks later, where the young defenseman was playing college hockey. After public and media scrutiny.

Miller spent the last two seasons in the USHL before signing with the Bruins. It is reported that the team has evaluated Miller For several weeks.

On Friday, in an interview with CBS Boston NewsIsaiah’s mother, Joni Meyer-Crothers Miller, said she met her son on Instagram a week before the Bruins signed to apologize for the first time.

“A week and a half ago, Mitchell contacted our son on Instagram to say that he apologized and that it was definitely not ‘hockey related’.”

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