Found November 16, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Milan Lucic
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
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 receive. (The NHL ruled Lucic had no intent to injure Miller.) More important than that storyline, though, is the fact that Boston is now just four points out of first place in the Northeast Division....

Lucic defends himself again

WILMINGTON--Milan Lucic should be having his hearing right now with NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan and, after this morning's practice, he continued to defend himself in the aftermath of his collision with Buffalo Sabre goalie Ryan Miller on Saturday night. Miller came ...

Lucic Freed: No suspension or fine for Looch

It's official. No suspension or fine for Milan Lucic for his love tap on Ryan Miller.Per"I had the hearing because I did make an initial assessment of the play as I do with all plays, but I did have some questions for Milan and I wanted to hear directly from him," Shanahan told "They were regarding his intent; at what point did he know there was...

Lucic survives hearing

Milan Lucic will be in the lineup tonight when the Bruins host the New Jersey Devils at the Garden looking for...

Shanahan: Sabres irresponsible for Lucic reaction

Brendan Shanahan says he isn't presiding over a league where goalies have to worry about getting hit, and think it's ''irresponsible'' for the Buffalo Sabres to suggest otherwise. The NHL's new disciplinarian reacted strongly to complaints from the Sabres on Monday after he elected not to suspend Bruins forward Milan Lucic for his collision with Buffalo...

Alex Burrows 'Confused,' 'Concerned' About Lack of Discipline for Milan Lucic After Hit on Ryan Miller

The Vancouver Canucks were more than willing to talk about the Brendan Shanahan's decision not to suspend Bruins winger Milan Lucic on Monday. Perhaps somewhat unsurprisingly, one of the most outspoken Canucks was Alex Burrows. The Canucks were asked about the decision on Monday, and the general consensus was that Shanahan probably should have come down harder on Lucic following...

Lucic draws no sanctions for hit

WILMINGTON - Milan Lucic, the bruising Bruins forward, avoided any league sanctions for his hit on Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller in Saturday night’s 6-2 victory at TD Garden after NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan ruled that Lucic did not merit any supplemental punishment. Lucic drew a minor penalty for charging after his hit on Miller at 13:12 of the first period.

Bruins' Lucic won't be suspended for Miller hit

The NHL has ruled that Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic will not be suspended for his collision with Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller during the Bruins' 6-2 win on Saturday at TD Garden.

Marek vs. Wyshynski: Lucic/Miller, Hockey HOF, Bobby Holik

It's a Monday edition of Marek Vs. Wyshynski (Episode 1), and we're chatting about the following and much more: Special Guest Star: Puck Daddy Radio favorite Bobby Holik! The Milan Lucic hit on Ryan Miller, which concussed the goalie and sparked a debate about the Sabres' response. The Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2011. Question of the Day: Rank the HOF Class of 2011...

Not Buying It

Around the world of hockey, the reaction to Brendan Shanahan's decision to let Milan Lucic off is mostly surprise. Stu Hackel says Shanahan's and Lucic's explanations don't hold up.

Some N.H.L. General Managers Wanted Suspension for Hit on Goalie

Many N.H.L. general managers criticized Brendan Shanahan’s ruling on Boston’s Milan Lucic, whose hit on Buffalo goalie Ryan Miller resulted in a concussion.

Game 17: Habs/Sabres

I was waiting on Brendan Shanahan’s decision regarding Milan Lucic’s hit on Ryan Miller before positng the game blog today – because the outcome of that teleconference may have a huge impact on what type of Sabres team the Canadiens see tonight. Montreal could be in for a seriously difficult game against a very motivated club who feels as though they’ve been unfairly criticized...

Ruff foresees goalie violence; Bruins GM mocks Miller’s potty-mouth

No matter what the NHL decided to do with Milan Lucic after his run at Ryan Miller — and the League decided not to suspend the Boston Bruins forward on Monday afternoon — there were going to be aftershocks for both the Boston Bruins and the Buffalo Sabres. The first shot was fired before Lucic's decision was rendered via Sabres Coach Lindy Ruff, who said after Buffalo'...
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