BOSTON — The Bruins needed some insurance while protecting a one-goal lead tonight against New Jersey.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — Considering a Montreal player had been rushed to the hospital a period earlier, it seemed a tad inappropriate that at the tail end of the Bruins’ 4-1 loss last night Milan Lucic was trying to challenge Benoit Pouliot to a fight.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — The Tampa Bay Lightning, and specifically center Dominic Moore, might beg to differ, but Bruins forward Milan Lucic says he let up when he went at Moore with his stick high during a second-period scrum last night.
BOSTON — Playing professional sports comes with more perks than just the ability to make millions playing a game and traveling the country.
If you were searching for a movie-style title for this Bruins season thus far, one you might consider would be “Lucic Unleashed.”
Do the Marc Savard-less Bruins have a legitimate No. 1 line that makes opposing defenses shiver every time it hops over the boards?
If you watched the game on NESN tonight, you know that the Calgary Flames were “red hot” and “on fire.”
BOSTON — Milan Lucic said at the start of the season he wanted to reach 20 goals.
It took the Bruins winger just 47 games played to reach that mark.
BOSTON — Both Mark Stuart and Milan Lucic scored goals in their return to the Bruins’ lineup today at TD Garden.
However, only one of the scores counted.
Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli had the following statement today regarding Milan Lucic’s hearing with the NHL about the winger’s match penalty from Thursday night.
According to reports, Bruins forward Milan Lucic will meet his day of reckoning Sunday, Boxing Day, with the NHL over his sucker-punch of Atlanta defenseman Freddy Meyer in Thursday night’s third-period melee.
BOSTON — All we know for certain now on the night before Christmas Eve is that Freddy Meyer’s high hit on Milan Lucic in tonight’s 4-1 Bruins win at TD Garden earned the Atlanta defenseman elbowing and roughing minor penalties, and Lucic earned a game misconduct and match penalty for his response.
BOSTON – Fans and media types alike rarely get to glance behind the scenes of an NHL franchise the way the HBO cameras are documenting the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins’ trial and tribulations for the 24/7 show leading up to the 2011 Winter Classic.
Last week, I declared that Bruins winger Milan Lucic might be the best power forward in the game right now.
Milan Lucic knows his penalty-minutes total is down.
Through 27 games, Lucic leads the Bruins in goals (15) and points (25) but his PIM total reads just 28. However, the 22-year-old left winger isn’t taking his depressed penalty-minute pace as a slight on his manhood.