From Yale to the NHL: Success strategies from Pro Hockey Player Brad Mills
Brad Mills, Episode 032
Brad played his minor hockey in Calgary before playing three years for the Ft. McMurray Oil Barons of the AJHL. From Ft. McMurray, Brad was recruited by Yale University where he played four years and earned a degree in Political Science. After Yale, Brad signed with the NJ Devils as an undrafted free agent and played 5 seasons for the organization, dressing in 31 NHL games. After the most recent NHL lockout Brad spent a season and a half with the Chicago Blackhawks organization, dressing in 3 NHL games. Brad spent this past season with the Ottawa Senators's American Hockey League affiliate in Binghamton, NY. He faced the LA Kings in his first NHL game, scored his first NHL goal against the Chicago Blackhawks. He also recored his first NHL fight versus the Vancouver Canucks.