July 17, 2024

Bruins

“The group takes these issues very significantly.”

Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic (17) during a hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023, in Boston.
Milan Lucic performed in 4 video games with the Bruins this season. (AP Photograph/Charles Krupa)

Bruins ahead Milan Lucic is taking an indefinite depart of absence from the staff following studies of an alleged home incident on Friday.

Based on WCVB’s Duke Castiglione, Lucic was arrested early Saturday morning in Boston following a home incident. 

The specifics of the incident aren’t instantly clear.

The Bruins launched a press release on Saturday morning.

“The Boston Bruins are conscious of an incident involving Milan Lucic Friday night,” the assertion learn. “Milan is taking an indefinite depart of absence from the staff. The group takes these issues very significantly and can work with the Lucic household to supply any assist and help they could want. We can have no additional remark presently.”

Lucic signed a one-year contract value as much as $1.5 million after incentives to return to the Boston Bruins this offseason. He spent his first eight NHL seasons in Boston, serving to the Bruins win a Stanley Cup in 2011.

He appeared in Boston’s first 4 video games of the 2023-24 season earlier than touchdown on long-term injured reserve attributable to a lower-body damage. He has not performed in a sport since Oct. 21.

Lucic was eligible to come back off long-term injured reserve Saturday towards the Canadiens, however Bruins coach Jim Montgomery famous earlier this week that the 35-year-old winger was behind in his rehab and was not cleared to return.