The 34-year-old Miller has made just one start since injuring his knee in February, but stopped all 15 shots he faced after coming on in relief of Eddie Lack in Tuesday's 3-1 loss in Game 4.
With Miller back from injury, there was a chance the veteran goalie could get the call. Canucks coach Willie Desjardins has played the issue close to the vest this week, before confirming Wednesday morning that Lack will get the nod.
Miller was run into by teammate Jannik Hansen in the crease during a game Feb. 22. It's unclear when he'll be back.
He stopped all 31 shots he faced as Vancouver beat Pittsburgh 5-0. He has a 2.35 goals-against average this season.
Miller has stopped 112 of 114 shots for a 0.50 goals-against average over a four-game road winning streak.
Miller, who beat Philadelphia 4-0 on Thursday night, earned his fifth shutout of the season and 34th of his career. According to STATS, it was Miller's first shutouts on consecutive days since 2012. He's 6-2-1 with a 1.44 goals-against average in his last nine games.
It was Miller's fourth shutout this season and 33rd of his NHL career. He returned to the net after missing two games due to illness. Miller improved to 5-2-1 with a 1.63 goals-against average in his last eight games.
Miller is 4-1-1 with a 1.66 GAA in his last six starts.
Miller is sizzling with a 1.48 GAA in his last four starts.
He's playing his best hockey of the season. The 12-year veteran has 51 saves over his last two shutouts.