Ryan Miller will be making his first appearance for team USA in the 2014 Olympics on Sunday as he gets the start in net against Slovenia.
Miller, the 2010 Olympic MVP after helping to carry the United States to a silver medal, had served as the backup to Jonathan Quick in the first two games of the tournament.
With a win, Team USA will clinch the top spot in Group A and automatically move on to the quarterfinal of the knockout round.
Miller posted a .946 save percentage in six games during the 2010 games to go with a 5-1 record, which made it a little bit of a surprise that the coaching staff went with Quick to open the tournament, especially after the way Miller has played this season for a terrible Buffalo Sabres team. In 39 games with the Sabres this season Miller has a .923 save percentage.
Your expected lines and pairings, via USA hockey:
Zach Parise-David Backes-Ryan Callahan
Dustin Brown-Ryan Kesler-Patrick Kane
James van Riemsdyk-Joe Pavelski-Phil Kessel
Blake Wheeler-Paul Stastny-T.J. Oshie
Cam Fowler-John Carlson
Ryan Suter-Paul Martin
Ryan McDonagh-Kevin Shattenkirk