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Oilers forward Andrew Miller scores first NHL goal on penalty shot

Andrew Miller's first NHL goal was a memorable one: he was the only skater on the ice for it.

They say you always remember your first goal. For Oilers forward Andrew Miller, it shouldn't be too hard.

In just his fifth NHL game, the Yale alumni notched his career goal on a penalty shot after being taken down by Dallas Stars defenseman Jordie Benn on a breakaway. 

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The past two games have been a whirlwind of firsts for the 26-year-old center, who is a game removed from tallying the first two assist of his career, as his first helper came on teammate Martin Marincin​'s first NHL goal against the Avalanche, and it gave the Oilers a bit of a conundrum as to what to do with the congratulatory puck.

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Fortunately for Miller, he not only got all the glory this time, but he even got to keep both halves of the puck.