Bruins' Lucic to be arraigned on assault charge

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  • Associated Press

Nov 20, 2023, 03:26 PM ET

BOSTON -- Bruins guardant Milan Lucic is scheduled to beryllium arraigned connected an battle complaint successful transportation with his apprehension this play aft his woman called constabulary to their location and said helium tried to choke her.

A Boston Police Department study released Monday said Lucic, a subordinate of the Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup title team, appeared intoxicated erstwhile they arrived astatine his North End flat aboriginal Saturday. According to the constabulary report, Lucic was arrested connected suspicion of battle and artillery connected a household member, which carries a maximum punishment of 2½ years successful prison; helium is scheduled to beryllium arraigned Tuesday.

Lucic's cause did not reply to an email seeking remark implicit the play and did not instantly respond to substance connection seeking remark Monday.

The constabulary study said Brittany Lucic told constabulary connected the telephone that her hubby tried to choke her. When officers arrived, she said Milan Lucic had pulled her hairsbreadth but did not effort to strangle her. She declined an connection of aesculapian treatment.

The 6-foot-3, 236-pound Vancouver autochthonal has not played since Oct. 21 due to the fact that of injury. He has 2 assists successful 4 games this season.

The Bruins said Saturday that Lucic was taking an indefinite permission of lack from the team. Coach Jim Montgomery and skipper Brad Marchand said they would supply Lucic's household immoderate enactment indispensable but declined to different remark connected the arrest.

After making his NHL debut successful 2007 arsenic a 19-year-old, Lucic played the archetypal 8 seasons of his vocation with the Bruins, scoring a career-high 30 goals successful 2010-11 to assistance Boston triumph the Stanley Cup. He played the adjacent 8 seasons for the Kings, Oilers and Flames earlier signing a one-year escaped cause declaration past summertime to instrumentality to the Bruins.