Found March 09, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Milan Lucic
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
Milan Lucic was voted the NHL's toughest player, and is used to going toe-to-toe with some daunting competition on any given night. So sitting down for an interview with NESN Daily was no sweat for the big fella. Lucic discussed a number of topics during his appearance at the NESN studios in Watertown, resulting in a must-see interview for Bruins fans. Tune in to NESN Daily on NESN at 10 p.m. Friday to see what Lucic had to say.

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