Milan Lucic RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lucic aims to give the Oilers ‘an identity’

    Edmonton Journal "Milan Lucic isn’t just here to change how the Edmonton Oilers look on the ice, he’s here to reinvent the culture in a dressing room that has known nothing but timid failure for 10 brutal seasons. It is a massive project that proved too much for a long line of very good players, coaches and..." September 23

  • Top free agent Lucic inks seven-year deal with Oilers

    TSN "The top free agent is off the board. Milan Lucic signed a seven year, $42 million deal with the Edmonton Oilers on Friday. The 27-year-old power forward scored 20 goals and added 35 assists over 81 games with the Los Angeles Kings in 2015-16, his first season with the club. The Boston..." July 01

  • Oilers expected to offer Lucic 7 years, at least $42 million

    Sportsnet "It promises to be an exciting and lucrative day for Milan Lucic. The 28-year-old winger generated considerable interest during the NHL’s free agent interview window and is expected to be offered at least one maximum length seven-year deal after the signing period opens at noon ET, according to..." July 01

  • Lucic met face-to-face with Stars' owner

    The Score "Don't order your Milan Lucic jerseys just yet, Edmonton Oilers fans. Lucic reportedly met face-to-face with the Dallas Stars, led by owner Tom Gaglardi, his agent, Gerry Johannson told NEWS 1130 Sports. The discussion took place in Lucic's hometown of Vancouver, and Johannson also said it..." June 30

  • Report: Lucic narrows choices to 2 teams, decision coming Friday

    The Score "When the dust settles, Milan Lucic should probably send Steven Stamkos a thank-you card. With Stamkos sticking with the Tampa Bay Lightning and not hitting the free-agent market Friday at noon ET, Lucic is the big-ticket unrestricted free-agent forward. And the power forward about to become..." June 30

  • Lucic calls report he's agreed to a deal with Oilers 'bulls--t'

    The Score "Milan Lucic says there's nothing to a report claiming he has already reached an agreement with the Edmonton Oilers. The pending unrestricted free agent told WEEI's DJ Bean that Tuesday's report from Curtis Stock - a freelancer formerly of the Edmonton Journal - is "bullshit," and while he isn't..." June 29

  • Edmonton Oilers could go after Lucic after talks with Kings stall

    Edmonton Sun "With negotiations breaking off with Milan Lucic and the Los Angeles Kings on a new long-term deal, the Edmonton Oilers will likely step up to the plate to see what it’ll take to sign the unrestricted free-agent winger who played left side with new LA captain Anze Kopitar in his one and only season..." June 23

  • Lucic roars to top of Canucks’ free-agent wish list

    Vancouver Sun "And now it gets interesting. Prior to Wednesday, Milan Lucic left little doubt about his preference to sign with the L.A. Kings. He said it at the start of last season, reiterated his desire midway through the campaign and, just in case anyone had missed the point, stated it again emphatically..." June 23

  • Milan Lucic To Become UFA After Failing To Sign With Kings

    NESN "Milan Lucic’s first season with the Los Angeles Kings after being traded to California from the Boston Bruins in 2015 likely will be his last. This isn’t a huge surprise. The Kings are tight against the salary cap and have to re-sign young forwards Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli over the next..." June 22

  • Report: Kings, Lucic pick up contract talks

    The Score "After a lull between the two sides, the Los Angeles Kings and forward Milan Lucic have resumed contract discussions, according to Kings insider Jon Rosen. Rosen reports nothing is imminent at this point and the talks can be described as "ongoing." Lucic, 28, was traded to Los Angeles from..." June 14

  • Oilers will go hard after Milan Lucic, but is that wise?

    Edmonton Journal "This in from the Edmonton Journal’s ace scribe Jim Matheson, word that if Milan Lucic does become a free agent that the Edmonton Oilers will go after him: “Take this to the bank (Lucic Savings and Loan). They want him. But only for a certain period of time. Like we said, five years. Maybe $6..." June 11

  • Lucic Open to Signing with Oilers

    The Comeback "Milan Lucic is one of the offseason’s premier unrestricted free agents and it appears he’s keeping his options open. Pierre LeBrun of reported that talks between Lucic and the Los Angeles Kings have gone cold. He writes Lucic’s preference is to stick with the Kings, but he’ll gladly..." June 08

  • Lucic’s agent says no recent talks with Kings as winger prepares for free agency

    The Hockey News "The past season was Milan Lucic’s first season as a member of the Los Angeles Kings, and it appears as if it could very well have been his last. If Lucic isn’t signed to a new deal by the Kings by July 1, the 28-year-old power forward will become an unrestricted free agent for the first time in..." June 07

  • Bob McKenzie doesn’t see Lucic-to-Oilers as ‘a flight of fancy’

    Today's Slapshot "Bob McKenzie was on Edmonton’s TSN 1260 on Monday morning. On if he has any knows what his co-Insider, Pierre LeBrun, did to this city by saying Milan Lucic would be ‘open and warm’ to an offer from the Edmonton Oilers, and on why they have to do that to them: “Just trolling. No, it’s..." June 07

  • Lucic would be 'warm' to receiving free-agent offer from Oilers

    Edmonton Journal "Some interesting insights on Friday from respected hockey reporter Pierre LeBrun about potential free agent Milan Lucic during TSN’s Insider Trading feature. LeBrun provided an update on Lucic’s stalled contract negotiations with the Los Angeles Kings, with the calendar having turned to June and..." June 04

  • Lombardi: Kings made offer to Sutter, 'still working on' Lucic

    The Score "The Los Angeles Kings are doing some soul-searching. General manager Dean Lombardi described his team's five-game first-round loss to the San Jose Sharks as "a punch in the gut" on a conference call Friday. After a run of success including two Stanley Cups, the Kings are in re-evaluation..." May 06