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Bruins veteran Milan Lucic was arrested early Saturday morning in Boston

Bruins veteran Milan Lucic was arrested early Saturday morning in Boston

Veteran Bruins forward Milan Lucic was arrested early Saturday morning in Boston after a domestic incident, sources confirmed to WCVB’s Duke Castiglione and 5 Investigates’ Karen Anderson. Details of the incident were not immediately clear. “The Boston Bruins are aware of the situation regarding Milan Lucic on Friday evening,” a written statement from the team said. “Milan takes an indefinite leave of absence from the team.” “The organization takes these matters seriously, and we will work with the Lucic family to provide any support and assistance they may need,” the Bruins’ written statement said. The Bruins said they would have “no additional comment” at this time. Lucic, a 2011 Stanley Cup winner with the Bruins, returned during the offseason, signing a $1 million contract with another $500,000 possible in performance-based incentives. Bruins in 2007 and spent eight seasons in Boston before returning in the offseason. The 6-foot-3, 236-pound Lucic was placed on the Bruins’ long-term injured list last month. The 35-year-old played in four games and had two assists before suffering what the team described as a lower-body injury after taking a shot to the ankle in a game against Los Angeles on October 21. Montgomery said earlier this week that Lucic’s recovery from the injury was slower than planned. “Loach is not going as fast as we expected, so he may be a week later than we expected, but it’s not dramatic,” Montgomery said. Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.

Veteran Bruins forward Milan Lucic was arrested early Saturday morning in Boston after a domestic incident, sources confirmed to WCVB’s Duke Castiglione and 5 Investigates’ Karen Anderson.

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The details of the incident were not immediately clear.

“The Boston Bruins are aware of the situation regarding Milan Lucic on Friday evening,” a written statement from the team said. “Milan takes an indefinite leave of absence from the team.”

“The organization takes these matters very seriously, and we will work with the Lucic family to provide any support and assistance they may need,” the Bruins’ written statement read.

The Bruins said they would have “no additional comment” at this time.

Lucic, a 2011 Stanley Cup winner with the Bruins, returned during the offseason, signing a $1 million deal with a possible additional $500,000 in performance-based incentives.

He debuted with the Bruins in 2007 and spent eight seasons in Boston before returning in the offseason.

The 6-foot-3, 236-pound Lucic was placed on the Bruins’ long-term injured list last month.

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Bruins left winger Milan Lucic leaves prior to a first-round MLS game between the New England Revolution and Philadelphia Union on Nov. 8, 2023, at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro.

The 35-year-old played in four games and had two assists before suffering what the team described as a lower-body injury after taking a shot to the ankle in a match against Los Angeles on October 21.

Bruins coach Jim Montgomery He said earlier this week Lucic’s recovery from injury was slower than planned.

“Loach is not going as fast as we expected, so he may be a week later than we expected, but it’s not dramatic,” Montgomery said.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.