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Boston Bruins
Position
LW
 
Jersey
17
Name  Milan Lucic
Born  6/7/1988
Height  6-3
Weight  228
Shoots  L
4/26/2014 6:46:00 PM
Description: Milan Lucic had a goal and an assist Saturday in Boston's series-clinching win over the Red Wings.
Insight: He finished with three goals in the series. Next up for the B's is Montreal. That could spell trouble as Boston went just 1-2-1 against the Canadiens during the regular season. Then again, the Bruins were 1-3 against Detroit during the regular season and they won that series easily.
 
4/13/2014 3:36:00 PM
Description: The Bruins made Milan Lucic a healthy scratch for the regular season finale Sunday
Insight: The Bruins rested Lucic, David Krejci, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla and Zdeno Chara to get them ready for the playoffs. Lucic will end up with 24 goals, 35 assists, 91 penalty minutes, 153 shots on goal and a +30 differential.
 
4/5/2014 9:09:00 PM
Description: Boston left wing Milan Lucic had two goals and one assist Saturday against the Flyers.
Insight: The 25-year-old Lucic (24 G, 34 A) is two points shy of his third season with at least 60 points. With 87 PIM, a +30 differential and 148 SOG, Lucic has been a top-50 fantasy option this season.
 
Hot2/26/2014 10:50:00 PM
Description: Boston left wing Milan Lucic went into the Olympic break on a three-game point streak and came up with two more points in Boston's first post-break game Wednesday at Buffalo.
Insight: Lucic has notched 11 points (five goals), a +7 rating and 24 SOG his last nine games.
 
Hot2/5/2014 3:57:00 PM
Description: Boston left wing Milan Lucic has generated nine points (four goals) in his last nine games.
Insight: With 16 goals, 23 assists, 62 PIM, 98 SOG and a +18, Lucic provides some of everything for fantasy owners.
 
1/28/2014 9:53:00 PM
Description: Milan Lucic tormented his former teammate Tim Thomas Tuesday in a 6-2 Bruins victory.
Insight: Lucic (14 goals, 18 assists) scored twice and finished the evening with a +4 rating. Boston is currently seeded second in the Eastern Conference. They trail Pittsburgh by six points with five games left until the Olympic Break.
 
1/7/2014 9:50:00 PM
Description: Boston left wing Milan Lucic won't be available for Tuesday night's game in Anaheim. SOURCE: Jamie Erdahl, NESN
Insight: He's out with an illness. It's the first game Lucic has missed this season and just his seventh absence since the start of the 2010-11 campaign. He's third on the team in scoring with 30 points in 42 games.
 
12/21/2013 10:05:00 PM
Description: Bruins left wing Milan Lucic snapped a five-game scoring drought with a goal Saturday against the Sabres.
Insight: Lucic has 12 goals, 25 points, 35 PIM, 61 SOG and a +10 in 36 games.
 
11/30/2013 9:38:00 PM
Description: Bruins left wing Milan Lucic scored two goals and spent five minutes in the penalty box Saturday against the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Lucic has 10 goals and 20 points in 28 games after scoring just seven goals with 27 points in 46 last season. However, he has 21 PIM this season after averaging 1.48 penalty minutes per game over his first six seasons. His newfound discipline has hurt his fantasy value.
 
10/23/2013 10:35:00 PM
Description: Bruins left wing Milan Lucic had two goals, one assist, four SOG and a +3 Wednesday at Buffalo.
Insight: Lucic averaged 0.77 ppg during back-to-back 60-point seasons in 2010-11 and 2011-12 but averaged just 0.59 in 46 games last year. In eight games so far, he already has five goals, just two shy of his total from last year, and four assists. He's also still spending plenty of time in the penalty box.
 
5/12/2013 10:37:00 PM
Description: Bruins left wing Milan Lucic scored in the third period Sunday against Toronto.
Insight: It was Boston's only goal of the game. By losing 2-1, the Bruins now have to head back to Boston for Game 7 Monday night at TD Garden.
 
Hot5/6/2013 10:34:00 PM
Description: Boston left wing Milan Lucic played the role of distributor Monday night versus Toronto (three assists).
Insight: Lucic has six assists in the series and has now recorded a point in each of his last five games. He carries a +7 rating over that span.
 
4/18/2013 9:29:00 PM
Description: Bruins winger Milan Lucic saw his playing time dwindle to just under 11 minutes Wednesday night and he could find himself out of the lineup altogether on Friday. According to CSNNE.com, he was wearing a green "fifth line" jersey at practice on Thursday.
Insight: Lucic has been removed entirely from the team's power play recently after skating on the top power-play line all season. After posting 26 goals and 61 points in 81 games last season, he has just six goals and 24 points in 41 games.
 
2/19/2013 5:10:00 PM
Description: Boston Bruins winger Milan Lucic (personal) returned to practice Tuesday. SOURCE: CSN New England
Insight: Lucic missed Sunday's game due to a personal reasons but his return Tuesday should tell fantasy owners that he will be available for Thursday's game.
 
2/18/2013 11:26:00 AM
Description: Boston Bruins winger Milan Lucic is questionable for Thursday's game against Tampa Bay due to personal reasons.
Insight: Absences for personal reasons are always preferable to injuries. As usual, Lucic is contributing a decent number of points (3 G, 5 A) and shots (18) with a ton of PIM (30). Hopefully, he'll be back soon.
 
2/17/2013 6:22:00 PM
Description: Bruins winger Milan Lucic missed Sunday's game due to personal reasons. SOURCE: ESPN Boston
Insight: Absences for personal reasons are always preferable to injuries. As usual, Lucic is contributing a decent number of points and shots with a ton of PIM.
 
2/10/2013 9:42:00 PM
Description: Bruins winger Milan Lucic scored a empty-net goal with less than a minute left Sunday against the Sabres.
Insight: It was Lucic's third of the year. He also has three assists. His biggest contribution to fantasy teams is penalty minutes, but it obviously helps that he has 60-point and 150-shot potential (per 82 games).
 
12/19/2011 4:48:00 PM
Description: The NHL has suspended Milan Lucic for one game for his hit from behind on Zac Rinaldo during Saturday's game. TSN
Insight: Lucic escaped suspension for his controversial hit on Ryan Miller several weeks ago, which Brendan Shanahan likely had in mind. Expect Lucic to miss Monday's game against Montreal.
 
12/1/2011 2:06:00 AM
Description: Milan Lucic scored two goals in the Bruins' 6-3 win over Toronto on Wednesday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Lucic had not scored a goal in his previous eight games, and he has become better known recently for his hit on Ryan Miller. However, he has still been fairly effective this season, reaching the ten-goal mark in this game.
 
11/23/2011 11:25:00 PM
Description: Milan Lucic recorded an assist while taking seven minutes in penalties in the Bruins' 4-3 shootout win over Buffalo on Wednesday. NHL.com
Insight: In the first Bruins/Sabres match since Lucic nailed Ryan Miller, Paul Gaustad challenged Lucic to a fight, as per hockey code. Lucic had no problem handling the Sabres' enforcer, winning the fight easily. Perhaps the Sabres consider the matter settled, but they are probably more concerned about the fact they ended up losing after holding a 2-0 lead.
 

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