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Bruins winger Milan Lucic jumps to Tom Brady's defense

The Boston sports world turned out for a charity ping-pong tournament hosted by Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich, and the hottest topic of discussion obviously centered around Tom Brady's suspension by the NFL for his role in Deflategate. Bruins winger Milan Lucic was in attendance for the event, and he defended the popular New England quarterback."As far as Deflategate goes...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hometown discount a 'wait-and-see' matter for Lucic

Will Bruins fans welcome more years for Milan Lucic? The Bruins could offer the winger a contract extension in the upcoming season as Lucic enters the final year of a three-year, $18 million deal, but Lucic told Boston radio station WEEI that he was not sure if he would take a discount to stay with the Bruins."We’€™ll see what happens," Lucic told WEEI. "We’€™ll have to wait...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic Doesn’t Understand PSI, But Backs Tom Brady In Deflategate

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Milan Lucic makes a living out of slapping around a piece of vulcanized rubber with a composite stick. Why should he know anything about the air pressure in NFL footballs? Well, he doesn’t. The Boston Bruins forward admitted such Monday at New England Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich’s ping-pong charity event...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins forward Milan Lucic confirms father's unexpected death

Milan Lucic is having an awful start to the offseason. The long-time Bruins forward revealed in a statement Saturday that his father passed away unexpectedly on April 22.  "I learned on Wednesday, April 22 that my father passed away unexpectedly in Vancouver," Lucic said in the statement, which was released via the Bruins website. "My family and I am very grateful for the outpouring...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins Mourn Passing Of Forward’s Father

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic announced Saturday afternoon via a team statement that his father, Dobro Lucic, passed away Wednesday in Vancouver. “I learned on Wednesday, April 22 that my father passed away unexpectedly in Vancouver,” Lucic said in the release. “My family and I am very grateful for the outpouring of support from the hockey community, friends and fans from...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

New Bruins GM faces lengthy to-do list

The Bruins have not found a new general manager yet, but they do have a lengthy list of tasks for whoever will fill the role. The Boston Globe compiled a list of issues the new GM will face and found at least 11 pressing questions for the new GM to address. Among the most difficult tasks are deciding whether defensemen Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg need to be replaced and figuring...
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Bruins trade Milan Lucic this off-season?

The Boston Bruins have a tough decision to make on Milan Lucic. Photo: Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesI remember the first time I saw Milan Lucic in a Bruins uniform. It was back in his rookie year of 2007 and he was still wearing his old number 62. He came off a memorable junior hockey campaign with the Vancouver Giants where he led his team to a Memorial Cup as the team’s captain. He...
Via BruinsLife
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins fire GM Peter Chiarelli

The Boston Bruins President announced Wednesday that Peter Chiarelli has been relieved of his duties as general manager of the Boston Bruins. The Bruins did not name an interim general manager.  Bruins Chief Executive Officer Charlie Jacobs and Neely will immediately begin the search for a new GM. The Bruins will hold a press conference Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. ET in the Will...
Via Sports-Glory
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Milan Lucic Motivated To Bounce Back After ‘Inconsistent’ 2014-15 Season

Milan Lucic at his best is a unique player. Very few players in the NHL have his combination of offensive skill, size/strength and experience. He’s a true power forward when he moves his feet and plays a physical game. The problem is he doesn’t do this enough on a consistent basis, which was one of the issues for him this season. “Too inconsistent, personally,” Lucic said...
Via NESN.com
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Leafs

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins used the same lines at Saturday’s morning skate that they used to score three goals in the third period of Thursday’s 3-2 comeback win over the Detroit Red Wings. Brett Connolly, who played right wing on the fourth line for most of Thursday’s matchup, skated at right wing with Milan Lucic and Ryan Spooner. He replaced 18-year-old rookie David...
Via NESN.com
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

For Bruins to Make a Playoff Run, Lucic Must Play like Formal Self

Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins celebrates a goal against the New York Rangers at the TD Garden on March 28, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Mandatory Credit: Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images A season in which the Boston Bruins are ousted in the first round of the playoffs may not be much better than missing the playoffs all together in the eyes of the fans, who are used...
Via The Sports Journal
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucic quieting critics

Lucic and Co. celebrate GWG verse Florida via Boston HeraldOn Sunday the whole world seemed to be piling on Milan Lucic including GM Peter Chiarelli. Chiarelli was quoted saying “I think I would put him in the overall group that we’ve all kind of underperformed." A little word of the wise to Mr. Chiarelli, comments like these should be saved for the end of the season not in...
Via BruinsLife
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The reinvigoration of Milan Lucic

Like a man in a boat without a paddle, Milan Lucic proved time and time again to be a total non-factor for the Boston Bruins when David Krejci was out of the lineup. Unable to thrive sans his linemate of five seasons, Lucic’s lack of productivity often created a double-whammy for the B’s, whose hulking […] The post The reinvigoration of Milan Lucic appeared first on Along the Boards.
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Claude Julien: Bruins’ Defense Stepped Up In Win Over Panthers (Video)

The offense usually gets the headlines, and that was the case again Tuesday night. The line of Milan Lucic, Ryan Spooner and David Pastrnak continued its stellar play in the month of March, contributing two goals in the third period to help the Boston Bruins secure a huge 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers at TD Garden. Yet the offense wasn’t alone. Also key to the Bruins’ victory...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Panthers Notes: Ryan Spooner Line Rescues B’s In Third Period

BOSTON — The Bruins needed offense trailing 2-1 to start the third period in Tuesday night’s game against the Florida Panthers. The remedy was more ice time for the red-hot Milan Lucic-Ryan Spooner-David Pastrnak line. “Everything seems to be clicking right now,” Lucic said of his line. “We’re supporting each other well, we’re coming up the ice together well, we’re...
Via NESN.com
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucic's late tiebreaking goal lifts Bruins past Panthers

  Milan Lucic scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:09 left as Boston rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 Tuesday night, giving the Bruins two valuable points as the try to hang on to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Tuukka Rask kept the puck out during a final scramble at the buzzer with Florida on a power play and an extra skater for goalie Roberto Luongo. David...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucic's late goal helps Bruins beat Panthers, 3-2

BOSTON (AP) Milan Lucic scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:09 left as Boston rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 Tuesday night, giving the Bruins two valuable points as the try to hang on to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Tuukka Rask kept the puck out during a final scramble at the buzzer with Florida on a power play and an extra skater for goalie Roberto...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Playoff hopes take hit as Panthers fall on road to Bruins

BOSTON (AP) -- Milan Lucic scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:09 left as Boston rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 Tuesday night, giving the Bruins two valuable points as the try to hang on to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Tuukka Rask kept the puck out during a final scramble at the buzzer with Florida on a power play and an extra skater for goalie Roberto...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston picks up huge win, defeating Florida 3-2

Milan Lucic earns first star of the night honors (Via NHL Bruins)In what was another huge game for Boston, they welcomed the Florida Panthers to the TD Garden. Coming into tonight, Florida was just four points back of Boston for the 8th playoff spot.Before the game started, the Bruins 7th player award was given to none other than David Pastrnak. Pastrnak has certainly been a bright...
Via BruinsLife
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic, Bruins Drop Panthers

The Boston Bruins defeated the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Tuesday evening thanks to a thrid period comeback led by the trio of Ryan Spooner, David Pastrnak, and Milan Lucic. 
Via CLNS Radio
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

It's do or die for Milan Lucic

Milan Lucic celebrates a goal. (Photo via: Huffington Post) By history, a Boston Bruin is an incredibly tough, physical, and skilled individual who can be feared by any team in the league. Milan Lucic had that role for in the last few seasons for Boston but hasn't been able to string together some consistency, especially this season. In a disappointing second year of his contract...
Via BruinsLife
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Milan Lucic Scores Twice In Quality Performance Vs. Rangers

BOSTON — Milan Lucic has the ability to be one of the toughest players in the NHL to play against with his combination of size and skill. The frustrating part of his game is he’s too inconsistent, but his recent offensive production is an encouraging sign as the Bruins continue their push for a playoff spot. Lucic played one of his best games of the season in Saturday afternoon’s...
Via NESN.com
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucic scores twice as Bruins beat Rangers in Lundqvist's return

BOSTON -- Milan Lucic scored twice in the first 10 minutes, Carl Soderberg also scored in the first period, and the Boston Bruins spoiled New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist's return after a long layoff with a 4-2 victory over the Rangers on Saturday. Reilly Smith added a goal for the Bruins, who snapped a six-game winless stretch (0-3-3) and entered the day tied with Ottawa for...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucic scores 2 goals in Bruins' 4-2 win over Rangers

BOSTON (AP) Milan Lucic scored twice in the first 10 minutes, Carl Soderberg also scored in the first period, and the Boston Bruins spoiled New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist's return after a long layoff with a 4-2 victory over the Rangers on Saturday. Reilly Smith added a goal for the Bruins, who snapped a six-game winless stretch (0-3-3) and entered the day tied with Ottawa...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Explode For Three Goals In First Period Against Rangers (Video)

The Boston Bruins turned Henrik Lundqvist’s return into a nightmare for the New York Rangers goaltender Saturday afternoon at TD Garden. Lundqvist, who had been sidelined since Feb. 2 due to a vascular injury, started between the pipes against the B’s and they didn’t make life easy for him. The Bruins’ offense came alive to the tune of three first-period goals to build a...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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