Milan Lucic RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lucic recalls 'presence' from Iginla that's now missed

    CSN New England "The trip to Colorado is a quick one for the Boston Bruins on the second night of back-to-back road games against the Stars and Avalanche, and with the players all scattering for the NHL All-Star break that begins on Thursday. But it’s expected there will be enough time on Wednesday for some of..." January 22

  • Bergeron, Lucic practice, but status uncertain

    ESPN Boston "Bruins forwards Patrice Bergeron and Milan Lucic remain day-to-day with undisclosed injuries, and their status for Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs is unclear. Both missed Monday’s 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings at TD Garden, but both participated in the Bruins’ full..." December 30

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    No Patrice Bergeron & no Milan Lucic on the ice for morning skate. Means we shouldn't expect to see them tonight vs Red Wings #BruinsTalk

  • Lucic plans to rise above the boos in Montreal

    ESPN Boston "After being embarrassed by the Toronto Maple Leafs, 6-1, on Wednesday night at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the Boston Bruins have a chance to rebound Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre in Montreal. But speaking of embarrassing, the last time Boston visited Montreal,..." November 13

  • Lucic fined $5k for gesture vs. Habs

    Pro Hockey Talk "According to a source, Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic has been fined $5,000 — the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement — for last night’s antics in Montreal . Lucic made a lewd gesture to fans behind the Bruins penalty box after being assessed a boarding minor in the..." October 18

  • Milan Lucic gesture under review

    CSN New England "Milan Lucic almost escaped the Bell Centre with full marks for good behavior as all eyes watched him after his threats to Alexei Emelin and Dale Weise in the handshake line at the end of last year’s playoff series. Weise was scratched from the Montreal lineup in the 6-4 win over the Boston..." October 17

  • Lucic ready to take his place within the team core

    CSN New England "Milan Lucic pays close attention to the comings and goings in the NHL. He’s always been a hockey fan in general, so it goes beyond studying things that directly affect the Bruins’ world. It’s the reason why the B’s power forward is endearingly called Bob McKenzie by some of his teammates: he..." September 16

  • Should Bruins trade Lucic this offseason?

    CSN New England "In the news department, an anchor can't really speak his mind. On Sports Tonight, Mike Giardi was able to speak his mind. One topic was Milan Lucic's future with the Boston Bruins. "Milan Lucic has cement shoes." said Giardi. "I know he's a nice, little compliment and he gives you that..." June 04

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Peter Chiarelli issued updates: both Milan Lucic (right wrist) and Chris Kelly (back) underwent successful surgery, will be ready for camp

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    Lucic on handshake: "I'm not sorry." Added, "What's said on the ice, stays on the ice. I'm not the first guy or the last guy."

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Weise says Lucic threatened him in the handshake and said something similarly threatening to Emelin. Emotional series ends with tough words.

  • Milan Lucic lashes out at Emelin hit "Bruins forward Milan Lucic called Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin "a chicken" after the Canadiens snapped Boston's winning streak at 12 games with a 2-1 shootout win at TD Garden. Early in the first period, Emelin upended Lucic with a clean, open-ice hip check in the neutral zone...." March 25

  • Bergeron makes Team Canada, Lucic does not

    CSN New England "The Bruins had three players invited to the Team Canada development camp over the summer in Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic and Brad Marchand, but only one ended up making the cut when the roster was announced on Tuesday morning during a lengthy presentation in Toronto. Bergeron will once again..." January 07

  • Milan Lucic says he was victim of attack, done defending Vancouver "On Sunday night a video made its way onto the Internet (see it here) showing Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic in an altercation outside a nightclub in Vancouver on Saturday night. In the video Lucic is seen in an argument with another guy when the police arrive and Lucic protests that he was hit..." December 16

  • Misconduct call doesn't sit well with Lucic

    CSN New England "Milan Lucic was still visibly steamed in the minutes after the loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. The Bruins power forward missed most of the third period after being slapped with a 10-minute misconduct at the end of the second period following an altercation with Avalanche..." October 11

  • Cam Neely to appear in Dumb and Dumber sequel, maybe alongside Milan Lucic

    Yahoo! Sports ""Dumb and Dumber" is remembered fondly for a number of reasons. The Mutt Cuts car; the most annoying sound in the world; the fact that it came out during Jim Carrey's heyday in the mid-90s before he got kind of lame. And now that Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey are filming the long-awaited actual..." September 26

  • Lucic looks forward to lining up with Jarome Iginla

    Boston Herald "When Milan Lucic heard last March that the Bruins might have been acquiring Jarome Iginla the power forward could not have been happier. Lucic sounded absolutely giddy about being able to put on the same uniform as the future Hall of Famer. When the proposed trade with the Calgary Flames..." September 05

  • Milan Lucic Motivated by Meeting With Ray Bourque, Admits It Was ‘Big for Me’

    NESN "Milan Lucic probably more than anyone else in the Bruins dressing room is a student of the game. He knows the game’s history he knows the stats and the historical standing of those who came before him is not lost on the Boston forward. That’s why it was so special for Lucic to meet with B’s legend..." August 09

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    ProSportsDaily @PSDnews

    #Bruins Chara and Lucic collided during pre-game warmup a few minutes ago. Chara has left the ice. He will, most likely, play.

  • Milan Lucic a beast for Bruins

    Boston Herald "Milan Lucic would be a key difference-maker for the Bruins if all he did was charge around the offensive zone, physically overwhelming and frightening defensemen. His sheer physical impact on a game can be immense, and during the course of a series, he can wear down blueliners and get them hearing..." June 13

  • Lucic's postseason play is back where he wants it

    CSN New England "Milan Lucic isn’t satisfied by any means. That will come in the next couple of weeks if the Bruins manage to get four wins against the Chicago Blackhawks, and follow through by hoisting their second Stanley Cup in the last three years. But the Bruins power forward is happy that things..." June 12

  • Milan Lucic back with bang

    Boston Herald "The last time the Bruins played the Pittsburgh Penguins, Milan Lucic was not invited to the festivities. Suffering through the worst slump of his career, Lucic’s game was at the nadir of his still young career. His confidence was in such a sorry state that it was taking a Herculean effort for..." May 29

  • Penguins not buying Lucic's Heat comparison "Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Jarome Iginla as LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh? Milan Lucic thinks so. To that, Crosby says thank you very much. Lucic, the Boston Bruins power forward, told reporters this weekend he views the Pittsburgh Penguins as the equivalent of the NBA's..." May 28

  • Milan Lucic strong at right time

    Boston Herald "To figure out the basic X’s and O’s of hockey, one must understand that all aspects of the game are interrelated. What happens in one of the three zones of the ice — offensive, defensive or neutral — has a direct effect on what happens in the other two. For the Bruins, all good things start..." May 08

  • Lucic: Healthy scratch 'builds hunger back'

    CSN New England "Milan Lucic didn’t have much bearing on Sunday’s 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers, so the left winger wasn’t one of the Bruins players who drew a media crowd in the dressing room after the game. But after Monday’s practice Lucic discussed a wide number of things, including his return to the..." April 23

  • Lucic takes good first step back vs. Panthers

    CSN New England "It was a small, first step for Milan Lucic on his long journey back to finding his game. The Bruins power forward returned to the lineup on Sunday afternoon in Boston’s 3-0 shutout win over the Florida Panthers at TD Garden after sitting out Saturday’s game as a healthy scratch for the first..." April 22

  • Milan Lucic a healthy scratch as Carl Soderberg makes NHL debut

    WEEI Boston "Milan Lucic was made a healthy scratch for Saturday’s game against the Penguins and did not take warmups. The scratch comes two days after Lucic skated with the Bruins’ extra forwards in Thursday’s practice. After scoring 30 goals two seasons ago and scoring 26 last season, Lucic has just six..." April 21

  • Milan Lucic could get night off

    Boston Herald "Bruins coach Claude Julien said that he hasn’t made up his lineup for tonight’s game against the Penguins just yet. But judging from yesterday morning’s practice at Ristuccia Arena, it looks like there could be one interesting addition and one interesting subtraction. The struggling Milan..." April 19

  • Bruins might make Lucic a healthy scratch on Friday "When the Boston Bruins host the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday, it appears that forward Milan Lucic could be watching the game from the press box as a healthy scratch. On Thursday at practice, Lucic was wearing a green jersey and skated on the fifth line with the other two presumed Boston..." April 18

  • Lucic searches for 'emotion, hunger' in game

    CSN New England "Milan Lucic doesn’t want to make excuses, but knows that his confidence level just isn’t where it should be coming off the two best years of his career. “It’s been a frustrating year. I want to be better. I’ve got to be better. I just need to find a way to work through this, but it hasn’t gone..." April 18

  • Milan Lucic Finally Breaks Through, Must Now Focus On Playing His ‘Simple’ Style of Hockey

    NESN "Bruins coach Claude Julien said Monday morning that his team’s offensive struggles had to do with more than just the scoring drought of Milan Lucic. But of course, there was really no denying the power forward’s ongoing issues. Lucic entered Monday night’s game with the Maple Leafs mired in a..." March 26

  • Lucic finds his offense by keeping game simple

    CSN New England "When it comes to Milan Lucic it’s all about simplicity. When the Bruins power forward moves his feet, plays with energy and certainty and goes in decisive straight lines on the ice, Lucic is a difference-maker and a special blend of power and production. That player hadn’t been around much over..." March 26

  • Lucic being Milan Lucic

    Boston Herald "It would not be entirely accurate to say Milan Lucic is the most important player on the Bruins, the individual key to the success or failure of the group. But he’s on a pretty short list of core guys who have to be in good form for this team to be a championship contender. The fact so many..." March 26

  • Struggling Krejci-Lucic-Horton trio busts out in big way

    Boston Herald "On a talented and well-balanced hockey team, which the Bruins certainly are, designations of first, second, third and fourth lines are not critically important, since all four trios are expected to make significant contributions. But it would be silly to suggest such labels have no meaning...." March 17

  • Struggling Milan Lucic vows to fire away

    Boston Herald "His longest goal drought since the 2010-11 season has Milan Lucic searching for the mentality that once made him a 30-goal scorer in the NHL. It would help if he could get more shots on net. “I’ve just got to get them through. I think . . . I’ve gotten a bunch of them blocked and all that..." March 16

  • Bruins' Lucic a fan of Maple Leafs' fighter

    Toronto Sun "Rugged Bruins winger Milan Lucic wasn’t shy about joining in the debate over the staged fight between the Leafs’ Frazer McLaren and Ottawa’s Dave Dziurzynski on Wednesday night. While Lucic felt bad for the Sens rookie, who suffered a concussion, he has the utmost respect for McLaren, who he..." March 08

  • Lucic: Cheapshot artists should expect repercussions

    CSN New England "Milan Lucic isn’t an embellisher, a flopper, or a diver, but he is a powerful and strong hockey player that comes to the aid of his teammates. So, he was fully in favor of Zdeno Chara’s actions while standing up for teammate Tyler Seguin when he was cross-checked in the ribs by Alexei Emelin..." March 05

  • Non-call leaves B’s with time to kill

    Boston Herald "Milan Lucic and the Bruins were the victims of some dubious refereeing late in the second period of their 4-1 win against the Florida Panthers yesterday. Lucic was cross-checked from behind by Mike Weaver, sent crashing hard into the boards on a hit that’s usually a penalty. Nearby ref Mike..." February 25

  • Milan Lucic out for personal issue

    Boston Herald "The Bruins will not have one of their most effective forwards when they play the Jets tonight, as Milan Lucic went home yesterday to deal with a personal matter. Lucic traveled with the team from Buffalo to Winnipeg yesterday morning and was at the practice facility here before heading home...." February 17

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    Fluto Shinzawa @

    No Milan Lucic vs. WPG. Has returned to Boston for personal reason.

  • Can Milan Lucic Be As Good As Cam Neely?

    Stanley Cup Of Chowder "Back in more civilized days, this would have been called a point/counterpoint article. But with the dawn of Twitter, and rapid fire, poorly spelled, and even more poorly thought out commentary, I decided that most arguments boil down to one essential exchange: "You suck." "No, YOU..." February 13

  • Milan Lucic will just wing it

    Boston Herald "As many other members of the Bruins' core of key players left to play for teams in European pro leagues during the NHL lockout — including the likes of Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, Tyler Seguin and Tuukka Rask — Milan Lucic opted to stay home. Lucic knew very well this might not be the..." January 09

  • Lucic: Players just want a fair deal

    WEEI Boston "Milan Lucic weighed in on the status of collective bargaining agreement negotiations prior to his Rock & Jock softball game Wednesday night, discussing what the next month may hold for the Bruins and the rest of the league. Lucic hasn't been able to attend any meetings thus far, but he said he..." August 23

  • Hartnell deal could provide blueprint for Lucic

    CSN New England "There will be plenty of good, old-fashioned contract-watchin' by the Bruins this season. It's crucial that general manager Peter Chiarelli and the rest of the front office track the potential free agent market under new CBA conditions since a bevy of its own players are entering some level of free..." August 21

  • Milan Lucic Trusts Donald Fehr, Believes Players Must Be Unified to Get NHL Labor Deal Done

    NESN "Milan Lucic didn't quite have his best year in black and gold during the 2011-12 season, but he's still antsy to get back out on the ice. Lucic is one of many players backing NHLPA leader Donald Fehr in his recent proposal to the league in negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement...." August 16

  • David Krejci, Milan Lucic face the music

    Boston Herald "It will be a long summer for all Bruins, but it might be especially long for first-liners David Krejci and Milan Lucic, who did not have the kind of impact that they'd had in past postseasons. Krejci was held to 1-2-3 totals and Lucic had three assists and no goals in the seven-game series..." April 28

  • Milan Lucic picks perfect time to rediscover form

    Boston Herald "If there was a perfect time for Milan Lucic to start feeling the offensive groove, now would be it. Heading into last night's decisive Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Washington Capitals, the Bruins left winger, coming off a two-assist performance in Game 6, said he's..." April 26

  • Karl Alzner answers to Milan Lucic outcry

    Boston Herald "Karl Alzner has become something of an Internet star the last couple of days, but it's a notoriety the Washington Capitals defenseman wasn't shooting for. One of the lasting images of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series was of Alzner wiping away imaginary tears in a mocking..." April 19

  • Milan Lucic hitting stride gives Bruins an edge

    Boston Herald "If you don't know what you're looking at you might see Milan Lucic's stats line after three playoff games against the Washington Capitals and conclude the Bruins winger hasn't done much but get in trouble. You'd be wrong, but it's a logical conclusion to arrive at. Although the Bruins lead the..." April 18

  • Milan Lucic eyes big playoff

    Boston Herald "If you're Milan Lucic, it would be hard to look back on the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs and not get that warm and fuzzy feeling all over again. Winning the Cup in your hometown is pretty much the dream. But the Vancouver native also knows the road to hockey's Holy Grail was a little more arduous..." April 11