Breaking - Most popular enforcer in the NHL gets arrested over unsettling situation

Published November 18, 2023 at 2:28 PM

Unfolding Situation: Milan Lucic's Indefinite Leave from Boston Bruins

In recent NHL news, the Boston Bruins have announced that their 35-year-old center, Milan Lucic, is taking an indefinite break from the team following an alleged domestic incident on Friday night. The matter escalated when Duke Castiglione of WCVB in Boston reported Lucic's arrest in connection with the incident.

Official Bruins Statement on Milan Lucic's Leave

The Boston Bruins released an official statement expressing the gravity of the situation:

"The Boston Bruins are aware of an incident involving Milan Lucic Friday evening. Milan is taking an indefinite leave of absence from the team... The organization takes these matters very seriously and will work with the Lucic family to provide any support and assistance they may need. We will have no further comment at this time."

Lucic, standing at 6'3" and weighing 240 pounds, has been sidelined for almost a month due to an ankle injury sustained in late October. His return to the Bruins this season, signing a one-year, $1.5 million contract after four years with the Calgary Flames, is a significant chapter in his career. Lucic spent eight seasons in Boston, contributing notably to the 2011 Stanley Cup-winning team with 30 goals that season and 12 points in 25 playoff games.

This incident isn't the first involving Lucic; in 2011, there was a police visit to his home, though no arrest occurred at that time. The unfolding situation raises uncertainties about Lucic's future with the team, adding a somber note to his storied career.
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