BOSTON — Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien made it official this morning that winger Milan Lucic will not play tonight against Ottawa at TD Banknorth Garden due to an undisclosed injury.
Lucic, who did not practice yesterday, will miss his first game of this regular season.
If the lines stay the same from yesterday’s Lucic-less practice, Shawn Thornton will move up into Lucic’s spot in the line-up alongside Stephane Yelle and Chuck Kobasew. That line played together for five games in mid-November when Kobasew was working his way back from injury. (more…)