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Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic’s hit on Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller on November 12th, and its subsequent handling by the NHL, elicited strong feelings from fans and pundits, not just in Boston and Buffalo, but around the league.
To recap, during the first period of said game, Lucic was heading into the Sabres zone on a partial breakaway when he lost control of the puck. Miller raced out of his net and shot the puck harmlessly away toward the boards, but Lucic barrelled into Miller, sending the Sabres netminder sprawling, his mask flying off his head.
In the ensuing scrum, Lucic was barely challenged by any of the Sabres on the ice. He was assessed a two-minute charging penalty, and skated away smirking to the penalty box.
Miller stayed in the game until the end of the second period, after which he was taken out of the game with what was later reported to be concussion-like symptoms. Lucic was unapologetic following the game, saying he was merely trying to play the pu...
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Milan Lucic will not be suspended for his hit on Buffalo Sabre goalie Ryan Miller on Saturday night. Lucic had a hearing with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan earllier this afternoon.
"I had the hearing because I did make an initial assessment of the play ...
BOSTON -- Milan Lucic didn't factor into any of Boston's goals Tuesday night. In fact, the only time he was on the ice for any goal was when New Jersey tied the contest at 3-3 in the third period. But it was still a relief for the Bruins to have the burly winger in the lineup for the 4-3 victory after Monday's decision by league disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan to not...
Milan Lucic ran over Ryan Miller. This much you know. But why didn't the Sabres retailate for it? That's what NESN Nation's Dan Duquette asked our Facebook fans and Twitter followers in the aftermath of the NHL's decision not to suspend Lucic. What's been a bigger deal: that Lucic hit Miller in the first place? Or that the Sabres refused to come to Miller'...
The Bruins have won six in a row, but they wouldn't be the big, bad Bruins if there wasn't a little roughhousing involved. After Buffalo goaltender Ryan Miller took exception to a hit by Milan Lucic, the NHL was abuzz with discussions of whether hitting on goalies should be allowed, where goalies should be allowed to venture and what further discipline, if any, Lucic should...
The NHL announced on Monday that Boston forward Milan Lucic will not be disciplined for his hit on Buffalo goaltender Ryan Miller in Saturday's game.
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On Saturday night, Ryan Miller took a big-time hit at the hands of Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic. The hit, which was rendered at the 13:12 marker of the first period, knocked the starting goalies’ helmet off but did not immediately knock him out of the game — leading to further controversy. At this point you have likely seen...
Bruins power forward Milan Lucic steamrolled Sabres goaltender
Ryan Miller when he was out of the crease playing
Ryan Miller spoke to reporters today at First Niagara Center for the first time since the NHL decided not to suspend Boston’s Milan Lucic for his hit on Miller on Saturday night. Miller left the game after two periods, and the team announced...
The NHL's general managers are looking to clarify rules about contact involving goalies after Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller sustained a concussion following a collision with Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic.
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Due to recent events that may or may not have involved Milan Lucic, there's been a renewed debate about the safety of goaltenders in the NHL.
Of course, it's not always a skater barreling in and taking liberties with a goaltender. Sometimes...
The NHL's general managers are looking to clarify rules about contact involving goalies after Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller sustained a concussion earlier this season.
The Buffalo Sabres know they will be without their top player in goaltender Ryan Miller for the foreseeable future.