Milan Lucic still recovering from wrist surgery

Milan Lucic takes part in training camp drills. Photo by Ted FitzgeraldBoston Bruins training camp is under way and Milan Lucic is still recovering from offseason wrist surgery. Lucic suffered the injury during Game 7 of the 2014 Eastern Conference semifinals against the Montreal Canadiens. Lucic wore a cast over his left wrist and thumb for 12 weeks this summer and was not able...
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Bruins Training Camp: Milan Lucic’s Recovery From Wrist Surgery Going Well

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Boston Bruins winger Milan Lucic still is recovering from offseason surgery on his left wrist, but he’s feeling better each day. Lucic took part in 3-on-3 battle drills during Saturday’s training camp practice at Ristuccia Arena, an encouraging sign in his road back to full strength. “Just seeing my progression over the last two weeks and where it’s...
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Is David Pastrnak The Surprise Answer for the Bruins' First Line?

As training camp begins for the Boston Bruins, the big question that surrounds the team is: "Who will play on the first line with Milan Lucic and David Krejci?"
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Boston Sports Betting Roundup: Bruins Remain Eastern Conference Favorites

The Boston Bruins are less than a week away from their 2014 preseason opener and they remain the betting favorites to come out of the Eastern Conference and get back to the Stanley Cup final, according to sportsbooks monitored by One big question heading into the preseason is how quickly winger Milan Lucic will return from offseason wrist surgery. Lucic had surgery...
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Bruins Injury Update: Milan Lucic is still not 100%

About five months ago the Boston Bruins lost in game 7 of the playoffs to rivals the Montreal Canadiens. This loss is even harder on Bruins forward Milan Lucic who is still recovering from an injury suffered during the final game of that series. #492043883 / gettyimages.comEvery player gets banged up throughout the season, and in the playoffs. Partially why there is an off-season...
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Lucic ready to take his place within the team core

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 knows the statistics, he knows the storylines and he knows some of the lesser known...
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Bruins' Lucic: Wrist improving, but not 100 percent

The Boston Bruins' loss to the Montreal Canadiens in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Second Round last May came at a cost even greater than the Presidents' Trophy winners not reaching their ultimate goal of a Stanley Cup championship. Early in that game, forward Milan Lucic jammed his left wrist. A couple days later he was wearing a soft cast. After an MRI, it was determined...
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Chad Johnson Says He Wants To Fight Zdeno Chara & Milan Lucic, Further Cementing His Insanity

In case you were wondering what Chad Johnson was up to these days, he’s playing wide receiver for the Montreal Alouettes in the CFL. He’s not exactly tearing it up – he just seven catches through 11 games this season – and so he’s turning his attention to one of the city’s other sports teams, the Montreal Canadiens. Ochocinco took to Twitter to express his desire to suit...
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Bruins’ Milan Lucic On Wrist: ‘Still Working To Get It Up To 100 Percent’

Boston Bruins first-line left winger Milan Lucic had surgery on his left wrist in May and is working hard to have it in the best shape possible when training camp begins Thursday. Lucic has skated at a few of the team’s informal practices over the last two weeks at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, Mass., and he spoke to reporters about his wrist following Monday’s skate. Lucic...
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Milan Lucic Still Recovering From Wrist Surgery

from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE, “I feel like I’ve turned the corner in the last week or week-and-a-half, so that’s a positive. But I’m still working to get it up to 100 percent,” said Lucic, who had a hard cast on his left arm from elbow to hand for the majority of the summer. "I’m just exciting to be back with everyone, and to get things going. You don’t want...
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Top 10 Toughest Bruins, No.3: Milan Lucic

The Boston Bruins are a storied franchise with so many great players that have come and gone over their 90 year existence. Throughout those years the Bruins have created a brand of hockey that will forever be remembered in Black and Gold. Bruins hockey. Tough, big, bad and sometimes ugly. In this Two Pad Stack […] The post Top 10 Toughest Bruins, No.3: Milan Lucic appeared first...
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Max Pacioretty Considers Bruins A ‘Measuring-Stick Team’ for Canadiens

No doubt the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens are gearing up to revive their rivalry after a steamy end to their second-round playoff series last spring. Milan Lucic exchanged “pleasantries” with several Canadiens in the postgame handshake line, undoubtedly leaving a lasting impression on the Habs. Max Pacioretty, for one, is looking forward to facing the Bruins. “That’s...
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Bruins GM: Milan Lucic ‘Part Of The Backbone Of This Franchise’

WILMINGTON, Mass. — The Boston Bruins have prioritized signing their core players long-term throughout general manager Peter Chiarelli’s tenure with the team. The most recent contract extensions signed were with centers Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, as well as reigning Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Tuukka Rask. One player signed for just two more seasons is first-line...
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Milan Lucic Debuts New Look At Bruins Informal Practice (Photo)

Milan Lucic saw the ice through a new lens Thursday morning. The Boston Bruins winger was spotted wearing a visor as he skated at one of the team’s informal pre-camp practices. Looch on the ice ^CS #NHLBruins— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) September 04, 2014 Lucic and his visor just came off the ice. Rest of the team is still doing informal practice. http...
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Milan Lucic Is ‘Not The Biggest Fan Of Being Friends’ With His Opponents

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic didn’t handle his team’s surprising playoff exit at the hands of the rival Montreal Canadiens very well at all. The Boston winger ruffled plenty of feathers for the way he handled himself shortly after the Bruins’ Game 7 loss against the Habs. Lucic was aggressive during the traditional post-series handshake line and reportedly threatened some...
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Hockey thoughts: predicting the 2014-15 Boston Bruins lineup

The Presidents Trophy winning team from the 13-14 season lost first line right winger Jarome Iginla to free agency while failing to add any significant pieces. It will be interesting to see if they add any depth players via trade before the start of the season. Forwards - Milan Lucic – David Krejci – Loui Eriksson Lucic and Krejci have been mainstays on the Boston first line...
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Bruins Strength Coach Thought Milan Lucic Was A ‘Stringbean’ At 2006 Draft Combine

The Milan Lucic that has become one of the NHL’s top power forwards wasn’t a huge physical specimen before joining the Boston Bruins. In fact, Bruins strength and conditioning coach John Whitesides thought Lucic was a “stringbean” at the 2006 NHL draft combine. “They all told me how tough Lucic was,” Whitesides told The Boston Globe’s Amalie Benjamin. “I was like...
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Bruins Injury Update: Milan Lucic hopes to be ready for training camp after wrist injury

According to Ken Campbell of The Hockey News, Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic has been training as much as possible with pins he had in his wrist. The pins were inserted during a surgical repair to a jammed wrist sustained during the playoffs. Lucic will begin upper-body training now that the pins have been removed, with the hopes of being able to return to the ice for the opening...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic still not apologizing for Game 7 handshake dustup with Habs

Rivalries never die. You don't need to remind Milan Lucic of that anytime soon.Speaking to The Hockey News, Lucic touched on the dustup he had with Canadien's players Dale Weise and Alexi Emelin following Boston's Game 7 loss to Montreal in Round 2 of the playoffs. Lucic famously threatened Weise in the handshake line, telling him "I'm going to [expletive] kill...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic still not about to apologize for dustup during Game 7 handshakes

Rivalries never die. And Milan Lucic will never forget that."Have a nice f****** summer, as*h***!" (via to The Hockey News about his preparations for the upcoming 2014-15 season, Milan Lucic touched on how the previous year ended vs the Canadiens in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Nevermind holding the toxic taste in his mouth from dropping...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucic regrets handshake-line actions, but isn’t apologizing

The wrist injury Milan Lucic suffered in Game 7 of the Boston Bruins second-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens is healing quite nicely, thank you very much. But the ignominy he and the Bruins suffered in that same game, well, that’s taking a little longer to wear off. Shortly after the Bruins lost Game 7 of that series on home ice and were bounced from the playoffs...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic won’t apologize for actions in the handshake line

Remember when Milan Lucic lost his cool in the handshake line with the Montreal Canadiens? The Boston forward discussed the incident, acknowledging that he could have handled the situation differently while stating he has no intention of apologizing. Obviously Lucic’s outburst, which you can see here if you don’t recall the incident, was a bit over the top. It’s not totally...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic won’t apologize for actions in the handshake line

Remember when Milan Lucic lost his cool in the handshake line with the Montreal Canadiens? The Boston forward discussed the incident, acknowledging that he could have handled the situation differently while stating he has no intention of apologizing. Obviously Lucic’s outburst, which you can see here if you don’t recall the incident, was a bit over the top. It’s not totally...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic: Fightin’ Round the World.

Milan Lucic is no stranger to fighting. Or making idle threats in a handshake line. Or screaming things drunkenly outside of a Starbucks. Or being talked to the police because of some drunken bros in Vancouver. Here’s to you Milan!
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Bruins trade Lucic this offseason?

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 'Big Bad Bruin' attitude.
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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