The Steelheads are the ECHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League and the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League.
McMillan, 27, joins the Steelheads for his seventh professional season and second in the ECHL. The Brandon, Manitoba native spent the 2014-15 season split between three teams, playing the first 22 games of the season with the Orlando Solar Bears before finishing the rest of the year split between the Toronto Marlies and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in the American Hockey League. McMillan tallied 14 points (5g-9a) with the Solar Bears and added a goal in the ECHL All-Star Game.
A seventh-round selection (200th overall) of the Minnesota Wild in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, McMillan has played in 16 NHL games in his career, notching five points (2g-3aa). McMillan played in the Wild farm system for five seasons, with the AHL’s Houston Aeros from 2009-13 and then with the AHL’s Iowa Wild for the 2013-14 season. He served as an alternate captain from 2012-14.
McMillan has registered 114 points (52g-62a) in 389 career pro regular-season games, as well as seven points (3g-4a) in 29 playoff games.